Oral History interview will be with our Freeman of the City, Mr Phillip Cooper. As a member of a large family Phil Cooper recalls a happy childhood growing up near Nabawa in the . After leaving school Phil worked on a farm for four years before becoming the mail-truck driver on the Nanson-Nabawa-Yuna run. He then established his own successful trucking business. He sold this business in 1984 and moved into a B.P. service station where he was ably assisted by his wife, Waltraud. It was in 1963 that Phil Cooper commenced his record contribution to local Government. He served 19 years as a Town Councillor and 13 years as Mayor of Geraldton. On April 2001 he was declared a Freeman of the City. Chapman Valley
This Oral History Morning will be held in
Wednesday 19th October at 9 am.
Please note change in usual time.