Territory Stories

Pioneering pastoralists - the Hayes family

Details:

Title

Pioneering pastoralists - the Hayes family

Creator

Hayes, Jimmy; Hayes, Ritchie

Photo number

Northern Territory Archives Service NTRS 3163, BWF 40, Jimmy and Ritchie Hayes.

Collection

Remembering Territory Families : Pioneering pastoralists - the Hayes family; Remembering Territory Families; Remembering Territory Families : Alice Springs and Central Australia

Date

2009

Notes

Date:2009

Language

English

Subject

Rural families; Childhood

Digital format

5 audio file (ca. 4 min.) : MP3, 256 Kb.

File type

audio/x-mpeg; application/pdf

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Archives Service.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/219856

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/702215

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/702213; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/702211; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/702209; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/702207; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/702205

Page content

Thefamilybroadeneditsinterestinthelandincludinghorticultureaswellas pastoralconcerns.JimmyandRichieexplainedthatthereasonsforthestrengthof thefamilyholdings,wasalso,inaway,thedrivingforcebehindtheexpansion. Morelandwasneededtosupportthenewgenerationandadifferenteconomic baseandchangingtechnology: AsthefamilysexpandedUndoolyacouldntsupport,wewere battlingtosupportDadhadthreesonsworkingathomeand somethinghadtogive.Eithertheboyssplitup,goanddosomething elseor,andwewereallinterestedintheland,soweboughtanother station.Theresalotofmoneyinbuyingastation.Theresalotof moneyinbuildinggrapefarmswewentwiththegrapefarm Seethingshavechangedfromhorseswhereweremusteringwith horsesbacktoquadbikesoronveryrareoccasionsweveevenputa helicopterinforconvenience. [NorthernTerritoryArchivesServiceNTRS3163,BWF40,Jimmyand RitchieHayes] TheHayesfamilyremainsontheland,anongoingpartofCentralAustralian history.