Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 9th March
Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 9th March 2022
150 years ago the state of the wheat crops was generating interest, 100 years ago the a new record was set for attendance at Gawler High, 50 years ago a lack of air conditioning was causing concern, 25 years ago the Bunyip reported on a remarkable personal achievement and 10 years ago the Men’s Shed was facing difficulties.
The Gawler Now and Then image is of The Song of Australia circa 1859
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