Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 12th January

Part of the Series “Looking Back with the Bunyip
Produced by on January 21, 2022

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 12th January 2022

  • 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a shocking death,
  • 100 years ago the council was discussing the purchase of a street sweeper
  • 50 years ago the Bunyip featured a story about a Bunyip,
  • 25 years ago Publicans were raising concerns about a “pokie tax”
  • 10 years ago there were concerns about the activities of a local firebug.

 Kay and Janette also discussed the Gawler Then and Now image. This week the photo is a 19th century view of Todd Street.

More information about the International Gliding competition held in Gawler can be found here. https://magazine.glidingaustralia.org/features/203-gawler-2001-the-introduction-of-club-class-wgc-and-grand-prix

For more about Gawler’s history and a wonderful collection of images go to https://gawlerhistory.com/Main_Page

Read more local news at the Bunyip Website here https://bunyippress.com.au/

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dougie_Mathieson__Mags_Macfarlane/A_Tribute_to_Rabbie_Burns

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