Looking Back with the Bunyip Archive

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 14th September

Posted by on September 25, 2022 at 10:43 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 14th September 2022 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a mail accident,100 years ago a dispute about the forty hour day was making news, 50 years ago residents were protesting about a dog problem,  25 years […]

Rob and Sean discuss the BL&G footy and netball grand finals, and the SANFL grand final.

Rick and Phil discuss the BL&G Grand-finals, Brownlow medal, AFL Grand-final, local sports news.

Classic Cult TV Club: What we are watching.

Posted by on September 22, 2022 at 10:36 pm

Podcast Special: What we are watching. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. We don’t spend all our time watching older classics. Sometimes the culters watch new shows. So what are the Culters watching and what shows will become the cult classics of the future? (if […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Firefly

Posted by on September 21, 2022 at 12:09 am

Monthly Podcast; September Firefly; The Train Job, series 1 episodes 1 Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. The episode was first broadcast on the 20th September 2002. Created directed and written by Joss Whedon. Additional writing by Tim Minear and Jose Molina and staring Nathan […]

Rob and Sean talk about Queen Elizabeth and her connection to Australian sport.

This week, Rob and Sean talk about longevity in sports.

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 7th

Posted by on September 16, 2022 at 9:35 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 7th September 2022 150 years ago A United Friendly Societies Picnic made news, 100 years ago Gawler Ladies raised money for a memorial, 50 years ago a famous singer was mobbed in Gawler, 25 years ago the […]

This week, Rick and Phil discuss the new Lawn Bowls season, BL&G Grand Final, SANFL and AFL.

Classic Cult TV Club: Tintin

Posted by on September 13, 2022 at 4:08 pm

Tintin; Cigars of the Pharaoh, series 1 episodes 6-7 Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Makenzie, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. The episode was first broadcast on the 25thNovember 1991. Based upon the comic book series by Herge, Written by Aaron Barzman and Robert Rea and Directed by Stephane Bernasconi […]

Rick and Phil discuss SACA premier league proposal, AFL and BL&G final and awards.

Rob and Sean discuss drag racing.

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 31st August

Posted by on September 7, 2022 at 11:04 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 31st August 2022 150 years ago the paper features a story about a Women’s strike, 100 years ago a tragic death is reported on, 50 years ago the theft of cigarettes makes news, 25 years ago a […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 24th August 2022 150 years ago the paper features an article about “Metropolitan Depravity”, 100 years ago another achievement for local industry is reported on, 50 years ago there is a record breaking Gawler Show , 25 […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 17th August 2022 150 years ago a renowned U.S. Reverend visits Gawler, 100 years ago the Gawler Show is making news, 50 years ago local businesses reject Friday night shopping , 25 years ago the closing of […]

Two Peas in a Podcast: September

Posted by on at 10:45 pm

Be it Zen or zany all gardens are here to feed our souls. This month Trevor and Michelle discuss the nature of a Zen garden, Trevor even accepts this as a good use of water, and how they can be a wonderful use of courtyard spaces.  While we feed out souls Trevor looms at feeding the […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 10th August 2022 150 years ago clothes thieves are upsetting the residents of Basset Town, 100 years ago a strike in a local foundry is making news, 50 years ago the Gawler Caravan Park is being developed […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 3rd August 2022 150 years ago the future of the Willaston Park Lands is being determined, 100 years ago a football incident is making news, 50 years ago a remarkable $600 is raised in just three months, […]

Rick and Phil discuss the football finals – SANFL, AFL and BL&G.

Rob and Sean discuss Australia’s success at the Commonwealth Games.

Classic Cult TV Club: Animaniacs

Posted by on August 23, 2022 at 9:40 pm

Monthly Podcast Animaniacs; Series One, episode One, Jurassic Lark and snippets from the original series. Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. IT is Mackenzie’s pick and she has chosen Animaniacs but there is a complication. She wants to bring the rebooted series to the […]

Rick and Phil discuss the AFL final 8 and BL&G final 4.

Rob and Sean talk with under 20 Australian volleyballer Trent O’Brien.

Two Peas in a Podcast: August

Posted by on August 12, 2022 at 4:20 pm

If you ask Trevor there are only two vegetables that you really need to live on, find out what they are and how to grow them. Michelle will share the best way to cook them. The Two Peas will also explore plants of the month, native and introduced. Music; Shift of Currents by Blue Dot […]

Rob and Sean discuss the current SANFL history exhibition at the State Library.

Looking Back with the Bunyip; Wednesday 27th July

Posted by on August 6, 2022 at 7:42 pm

Looking Back with the Bunyip Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 27th July 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip features a story about the North and South Para Rivers, 100 years ago concern is expressed regarding council payments, 50 years ago council is […]

Rob and Sean review the 2022 World Athletic Championships.

Rick and Phil discuss the AFL and BL&G football final’s prospects and the Commonwealth Games.

Rick and Phil discuss the AFL, BL&G football, Rugby League rainbow colours and draws in football.

Rob and Sean talk about the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 20th July

Posted by on July 27, 2022 at 10:41 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 20th July 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip reports on a local trotting match, 100 years ago a proposed business merger is significant for Gawler, 50 years ago a local girl makes a big impression in the […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 13th July 2022 150 years ago the Bunyip features a story about a Kangaroo hunt, 100 years ago a circus comes to town, 50 years ago a life time’s service is honoured, 25 years ago the Clocktower […]

Classic Cult TV Club: Fraggle Rock

Posted by on July 24, 2022 at 5:57 pm

Monthly Podcast; June Fraggle Rock; The Minstrels series 1 episode 18 Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Lisa, Mackenzie, Alex, Angus, Gypsy, Janette and Justin. After a Covid enforced break the Culters are back. The episode was first broadcast on the 13th March 1985 in the U.S. It was created by, written […]

Rob and Sean discuss Wimbledon tennis.

This week, Rick and Phil discuss the AFL, BL&G, the British Open, and ODIs.

Two Peas in a Podcast: Indigenous Seasons

Posted by on July 18, 2022 at 12:58 am

It’s NAIDOC week and Trevor and Michelle look at the Indigenous seasons; seasons which are strongly linked to areas rather than a calendar and are a brilliant guide to the importance of understanding your own region to improve your own gardening skills. They also question the monotony of monoculture and plot rotation. Planting a broad […]

This week, Rick and Phil discuss the Sri Lanka Test series, AFL and local football.

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 6th July 2022 150 years ago a “notorious native industry is making news, 100 years ago Gawler South is to get a public phone, 50 years ago rain is welcomed, 25 years ago tragedy marks the start […]

Rob and Sean talk with Central District Football Club Coach Paul Thomas.

Rob and Sean talk hockey with Justin Simmonds, from Trinity College.

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 29th June.

Posted by on July 6, 2022 at 11:55 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 29th June 2022 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on some “thefts extraordinary”, 100 years ago children’s contests make news, 50 years ago a local identity dons Mayoral robes for the last time, (or not), 25 years […]

Rick and Phil discuss Joe Ingles NBA deal, Steve Smith and local and AFL football.

Rick and Phil discuss concussion in the AFL, BL&G and AFL football results.

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 22nd June.

Posted by on June 27, 2022 at 6:07 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 22nd June 2022 150 years ago concern about safety at the Gawler Station was making news, 100 years ago Football is featured in the paper, 50 years ago Police publicise a blitz on drinkers, 25 years ago […]

Rob and Sean discuss Australia’s amazing qualification into soccer’s World Cup.

Jacinta Weiss discusses the exciting new exhibition currently on display in the Gawler Heritage Gallery showcasing the vibrancy of Gawler’s theatrical past. With unique photos of nineteenth century Gilbert Sullivan performances, stunning costumes, hands on musical instruments and games there is plenty to see and do at the new exhibition. For more information visit the […]

Bowls in Broken Hill, World Cup Soccer, local and AFL football.

Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 15th June

Posted by on June 19, 2022 at 10:18 pm

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 15th June 2022 150 years ago an uneventful week in Gawler Police Court is worthy of comment, 100 years ago the butchering of street trees is causing concern, 50 years ago the sale of the Oldfellows Hall […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 8th June 2022 150 years ago a local child is saved from grave danger, 100 years ago local Ironworkers are agitating for better conditions, 50 years ago the weather is once again making news, 25 years ago […]

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 1st June 2022 150 years ago Goose Island gets a new footbridge, 100 years ago the Oval is getting an upgrade, 50 years ago a local theft is making news, 25 years ago the Gum in Commercial […]