Episode 6: Wattle Park, Blue Lake, Cicadas

October 15, 2018

Melbourne A to Z #2: Wattle Park

Presenter: Helen Morgan

Interviewee: Frank Hullin

Further information and links: Ball & WelchMenzies Hotel — Trams — Wattle Park


Melbourne by the Book #1: Blue Lake: Finding Dudley Flats and the West Melbourne Swamp by David Sornig

Presenter: Professor Andy May

Interviewee: David Sornig

Further information and links: Batmans Hill — Slums — West Melbourne Swamp


Creature Feature #2: Cicadas

Presenter: Professor Andy May

Further information and links: Climate Insects Leisure and Recreation


Series Host — Professor Andy May

Episode Presenters — Helen Morgan, Andy May

Audio Engineer — Gavin Nebauer

Music — Andrew Batterham, ‘And there I was’; ‘Blue Lake’, The Orbweavers

Sound Effects Credits — Greengrocer Cicada, Melbourne 24 December 1983; Recordist: Ronald Kettle (Wildlife Sound Trust, British Library)

Page Image Credit — Vernon Jones (c. 1930s), The Route to Wattle Park – the Tramway Is the Only Way (State Library of Victoria)


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