Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 23rd February 2022

Part of the Series “Looking Back with the Bunyip
Produced by on March 6, 2022

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 23rd February 2022

  • 150 years ago The Bunyip reported on a fatal accident involving a horse,
  • 100 years ago local punters were gathering for the Catholic Races,
  • 50 years ago Muno Para council were requesting city status,
  • 25 years ago a noteworthy local poet as making news and
  • 10 years ago a local businesses were protesting about an increase in rates.  

The Gawler Now and Then image is of the Gawler RAAF Airfield 1945

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/

Opening and closing music taken from A Tribute to Robbie Burns by Dougie Mathieson and Mags Macfarlane https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dougie_Mathieson__Mags_Macfarlane/A_Tribute_to_Rabbie_Burns

Looking Back with the Bunyip
Looking Back with the Bunyip
Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 23rd February 2022
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