Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 18th January
Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 18th January 2023
150 years ago the Bunyip reported on proceedings at the Barossa Goldfields, 100 years ago a robbery in Murray st shocked the locals, 50 years ago plans were afoot for converting the Gawler Mill into a restaurant 25 years ago the Gawler Racecourse was about to get a $50 million makeover, and 10 years ago the community was concerned about the closure of the Gawler Waste Transfer Station.
The Gawler Now and Then image is of the back of the “Freedom of Gawler April 30 1986”
Read more local news at the Bunyip Website here https://bunyippress.com.au/
For more information about Gawler Now and Then visit the Gawler history website, www.gawlerhistory.com
Opening and closing music taken from A Tribute to Robbie Burns by Dougie Mathieson and Mags Macfarlane