That's the Spirit
That’s the Spirit is a project prompted by, but not about, drought – borne of a need for an injection of positivity in sometimes overwhelmingly negative times. The project, funded in part by the NSW Department of Health, and in part by NALAG itself, is about giving voice to just a small sample of the many positive people doing positive things to keep small communities alive and kicking, as they’ve done and will do for generations. It’s about that indefinable thing we call “the spirit of the bush”. We hope you enjoy meeting these people from a diverse cross-section of our western communities as much as we enjoy helping tell their stories.
*Many of the interviews in this project were conducted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and the introduction of social distancing measures.
NALAG's 'That's the Spirit' hardcover book features a collection of excerpts from the stories gathered over the past two years, and is available to order now: