ANZAC Day – The Origin of the Dawn Service

As we rapidly approach the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 in August, 1914, it is timely to reflect on the traditions and ceremonies that resulted from our participation in the Great War - the War to End All Wars. Australia's participation in the WW1 was our first real test as a nation following Federation in [...]

One hundred years ago – 11 April

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: VISIT OF LADIES’ COLLEGE OF HEALTH SPECIALIST – In another column will be found an announcement from Nurse Ricketts, the skilful Sydney specialist in the ailments of women, who represents the Ladies’ College of Health, [...]

Harbours, Bays and Floods -One hundred years ago – April, 1914

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: OUR HARBOR – Mr. C. McInnes, formerly in charge of the training walls in the river and who has been raised to the position of Inspector of Harbor and Rivers, had a run down our [...]