Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 5th January
Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 5th January 2023
150 years ago Gawler was mourning the loss of local celebrity, John McKinley, 100 years ago locals were concerned about the citrus crop, 50 years ago the Bunyip heralded Dr Bruce EAstick as “The Man of the Year”, 25 years ago Gawler was hosting a Punk/Grunge concert, and 10 years ago Gawler’s New Year’s baby made news.
The Gawler Now and Then image is of the back of the Gawler Arms Hotel, Circa 1930
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