Denis Brown

Denis enjoyed fishing, surfing and swimming at Burning Palms and later became a commercial fisherman. He remembers being involved in a dramatic surf rescue there as a teenager. Denis found the freedom of life for children during visits fostered independence in himself and his children. He has been involved in the battles to preserve the cabins for future generations.

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Denis’s interview transcript.


Fishing – Surfing – Rescue – Burning Palms Cabin – Era – Court Case – NPWS – Leases –  Licenses – Community – Family – Children – Protection League


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