Albert ‘Budda’ Solomon

Albert Solomon was born in Orbost, Victoria, in 1945. His mother was Edna Parsons from Wallaga Lake, and his father Albie Solomon from Orbost. Edna’s father was Bob Parsons from Wallaga Lake.

He picked seasonal vegetables around the Tuross River / Nerrigundah area, and in Moruya and Coopers Island. Albert Solomon remembers camping inside an empty silo at Coopers Island. In 1963, aged 18, Albert worked at the Stony Creek Sawmill. Albert currently resides at Wallaga Lake.

Excerpt from Stories About the Eurobodalla by Aboriginal People, 2006. Story contributed by Martin Ind from Moruya High School.