Val Noone and Mary Doyle

Val Noone and Mary Doyle

  Download the Transcript: FHS-Val-NooneMary-Doyle-2015 Val Noone and Mary Doyle have lived in the same house in Gore Street since the 1970s. They began their time in Fitzroy with an open house which included homeless people and draft resisters in King William...
Antoni Shapardanis

Antoni Shapardanis

  Download the Transcript: FHS-TonyMary-Carol-2015 Antoni Shapardanis (Tony) was born in 1938 in Bouf (now Akrita) a small town only a few kilometres from the Yugoslav border. Tony’s father, Chris Shapardanis, emigrated to Melbourne in 1939 leaving his wife and...
Tony Birch

Tony Birch

    Download the Transcript: FHS-Tony-Birch-2016 Tony Birch is a novelist, poet and short story writer who often draws on his childhood growing up around Fitzroy and Collingwood for his writing. Born in 1957 in Carlton, he speaks about the Housing Commission...
Ted Rush

Ted Rush

  Download the Transcript: FHS-Ted-Rush-2016 Ted Rush came to Fitzroy in the 1970s and soon became heavily involved with the Council through the ALP, before becoming Mayor after only three years. He talks about the work of the Council, changes to a more socially...
Suzanne Dance

Suzanne Dance

    Download the Transcript: FHS-Suzanne-Dance-2016 Suzanne Dance completed her Architectural degree before working in the Government Architects office in Sydney where as a recent graduate, she worked in a team designing schools alongside several well-known...
Sam Stasinopoulos

Sam Stasinopoulos

  Download the Transcript: FHS-Stan-Stanisipoulos-2016 Sam Stasinopoulos came to Australia from Kalamata in Greece as a young man. He saved his airfare after he left school at twelve by doing deals with tourists in Athens and landed in Melbourne where he quickly...