Oral History Morning with Darryl Grey

  • Geraldton Regional Library 37 Marine Terrace Geraldton, WA, 6530 Australia

Geraldton Regional Library’s popular Oral History Mornings kick off for 2015 on Wednesday 18 February, featuring a live interview with retired shearing contractor Darryl Grey.

Darryl, who grew up in Boogardie, Mount Magnet and Armadale, will chat to interviewer Jim Trevaskis about his life as a successful and respected shearing contractor in the Mid-West and the Murchison. By 1985 he had teams who were shearing 400,000 sheep a year. Darryl is an expert wool classer and is knowledgeable on all aspects of the wool industry.

Darryl has also been an active member of the Geraldton Rotary Club, a Councillor for the Yalgoo Shire, and owner of the Yalgoo Store.

The free event will run from 10am – 11.30am and includes refreshments.

To reserve a seat please contact the Library on 9956 6659, or email library@cgg.wa.gov.au by Tuesday 17 February.

Darryl Grey at work shearing sheep

Darryl Grey at work shearing sheep