MARDI GRAS MAYHEM WRAP UP  What an incredible exhibition! Visitor numbers and profit are the usual indicators of an event’s success. Mardi Gras Mayhem was certainly successful on both counts. However, perhaps a better measure of the exhibition’s success was the obvious pleasure… Read More

Featured Image: A float at the 1967 Mardi Gras Note: This is not a photo of the “wedding”. Moruya “Wedding” – Mardi Gras, January 1967 A “wedding” involving many Moruya personalities took place at the Moruya Mardi Gras in January 1967. The… Read More

The Eurobodalla Shire Council issued the following press release yesterday, 23 April: Heroes of the Eurobodalla remembered A new web-based database showcasing the 500 men and women who enlisted/served in World War One from Eurobodalla is now live. Heroes of the Eurobodalla,… Read More

Featured Image: The facade of the Narooma Kinema, housed in the historic Soldiers Memorial School of Arts Hall. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: KIND FRIENDS – We have… Read More

Featured image: Captured Turkish troops, Palestine. From the Fred Hutchings Collection. Moruya Museum Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 30 March 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: THE GREAT STRUGGLE has commenced, all thoughts are concentrated on… Read More

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 12 January 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FROM THE FRONT – Mrs. W. Costin, of Narooma, is receipt of the following from her son, Pte. Arthur Costin, who has been… Read More

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 December 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: CONSCRIPTION REFERENDUM – On Thursday next the people of the Commonwealth are asked to record their votes for or against Conscription for over-seas… Read More

Featured image: A card from the Anderson family collection of 1920’s Christmas cards Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 8 December 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MORUYA ANNUAL RACES – The Officials have issued the programme… Read More

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 1 December 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NO-CONSCRIPTION – On Tuesday night Mr. Cecil Whitmore, a nonconscriptionist organiser, addressed fairly large gathering in Page Street, immediately in front of the… Read More

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 November 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: AN OUTSPOKEN SOLDIER – Private Oswald Harper, a young Moruya native, son of Mr. C. A. Harper and Mrs. Harper, now of Ashfield,… Read More