Interview with Amelia Bright by Catherine Forge at Fish Creek, Victoria, on 24 October 2016. Original recording.

Amelia Bright describes herself as a "non-generational farmer," having married into a life of pig farming. She is one of the owners and operators of Amber Creek Farm - 165 acres of farmland in Fish Creek, Victoria. Together with her partner she produces pasture-raised Wessex Saddleback pigs. She is passionate about the environment and sustainability, and the farm is off-grid and based on organic farm principles with a no-waste emphasis. In this interview she offers personal reflections on sustainability, land use, ethical and regenerative farming practices, animal welfare, consumer-producer relationships, and the importance of family and community within the farming industry.

This interview is one of four that were conducted in Gippsland in 2016, with support from the Australia Women in Agriculture Inc. These interviews and photographs form part of Museums Victoria's Invisible Farmer Project Collection. The Invisible Farmer Project was the largest ever study of Australian women on the land, uncovering the histories and stories of Australian women in agriculture. It began as a pilot project (2015-2016) and evolved into a three year (2017-2020) nation-wide partnership between rural communities, academic, government and cultural organisations, funded by the Australian Research Council.the absence of rural women in mainstream histories and museums.

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