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Transforming the Local

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Transforming the Local called on the community to take part as story collectors as well as story tellers in charting the social and economic revolution that has swept across this part of Sydney since the 1960s. Launched in 2007, Transforming the Local is a collection of 20 oral history interviews and explores the experience of gentrification and responses to social and cultural changes in the Leichhardt municipality since the 1960s and was funded through Leichhardt Council's Local History Grants Scheme.


About Transforming the Local
An oral history project which aims to preserve the essence of Neville Wran's famous quote "Balmain boys don't cry".
The Archive contains 20 oral history interviews in downloadable mp3 or listen online format, along with the interview transcripts.
Discuss and engage with Transforming the Local on our Local History Blog - Local Notes
Transforming the Local on Flickr
Transforming the Local photostream on Flickr.
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