Jim Roberts

Jim Roberts

Born 1944 Jim Roberts was born in Mosman and grew up with two older brothers at Gladesville until he was 13, when the family moved to Hunters Hill. Along with his brothers, he attended school at Shore Grammar and has always had a love of the outdoors, and particularly...
Jim Parker

Jim Parker

Born 1942 Jim Parker was born and raised in Wollongong the son of a coal miner. His father was also an international soccer referee and refereed soccer at the 1956 Olympics.
Derek Nelson

Derek Nelson

Born 1934 Derek Nelson was born in Enniskillen in Northern Ireland. During World War two he grew up in a small village 40 miles from Belfast. From there he could hear the German bombers and see the flames as they bombed the big shipyards in Belfast.
Christopher Moynham

Christopher Moynham

Born 1943 Chris Moynham spent most of his childhood growing up in Revesby which in those days was in bushland, with dirt roads and no sewerage. ‘When the ice man came in summer, we used to scab bits of ice,’ he recalls.
Rodney Melham

Rodney Melham

Born 1959 Rodney Melham grew up in Panania in Sydney’s south west and had what he terms ‘a fairly robust childhood’. He says he was pretty boisterous and no teacher ever thought he’d land on his feet.