Jack Hyland came to the Illawarra with his family as a “ten pound Pom” in 1964. He attended the Christian Brothers School, was a Scout, Army Cadet, and worked hard in a number of part-time jobs. This interview covers the years before he attended Wollongong Teachers’ College and taught at Koonawarra and Keiraville Primary schools and Keira High School.
Listen to Jack’s interview
Jack’s Photo Album
10 Pound Pom – Migration – Corrimal – Left Wing Politics – Army Cadets – Caves Of Corrimal – Mt Keira Scout Camp – Disco – Letter Writing
Jack’s interview can be downloaded here.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Be a digital volunteer and help edit the computer generated transcript of Jack’s interview using Amplify: