Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 6th January

Part of the Series “Looking Back with the Bunyip
Produced by on January 14, 2022

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 6th January 2022

  • 150 years ago Gawler’s court house was again making news,
  • 100 years ago the Bunyip reported on the effect of the traditional Christmas holiday break in Gawler
  • 50 years ago a local farmer and councillor had an eventful week,
  • 25 years ago Gliders were making news and
  • 10 years ago a local citizen was celebrating a remarkable birthday.

 Kay and Janette also discussed the Gawler Then and Now image. This week the photo is of a local Greengrocer and Fruiterer from 1920.

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/

Opening and closing music taken from A Tribute to Robbie Burns by Dougie Mathieson and Mags Macfarlane


Looking Back with the Bunyip
Looking Back with the Bunyip
Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 6th January

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