Robert Vincent

Robert Vincent

Interview summary

  • Interviewer: Western Sydney University (WSU)
  • Recorded: September 2016 
  • Duration: 00:33:30


Robert has lived and worked in Blacktown City all of his life. His mother’s family emigrated from Italy to Australia in the 1920s, and his father’s family were from Mount Druitt. Robert covers many topics in this interview including his working life, and his experience building and maintaining a number of successful businesses in the area. He discusses his early school and family life, including his Italian heritage. Robert has been involved in community organising since the 1960s and discusses his experiences with Apex Club, Rotary Club, Blacktown Show Society and the Blacktown Workers’ Club.

This interview was conducted by 3rd Year Journalism students from Western Sydney University for the Blacktown Memories project.

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