MORUYA and District Historical Society

This article, based on an interview with Mr George Chewying,  has been taken from un unpublished work by Noel Warry (1922 – 2006) from her unpublished book Camp Fire Tales  ...

Nerrigundah is usually associated with gold rushes, bushrangers and more recently farming  – not with poetry. Therefore it was extemely surprising to see a almost hidden memorial to Australia’s first ‘bush...

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HOSPITAL BEE. – It is computed by Mr. Dawson that fully...

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort Today marks the beginning of National Science Week. The theme for schools in 2013 is A Century of Australian Science. After a quick glance at the Moruya and...

In 1924, when she was 65, the Education department’s age for retirement in those days, the powers-that-be asked Mrs Johnston to continue teaching. She retired three years later at the age...

It’s August first which means every Australian horse just got a year older. So just how did this miraculous event come about that every horse in Australia has the same birthday; we...

Education in Advertising In yesterday’s post on this blog there were frequent references to the Brooks’s Reader series in Bob Colefax’s autobiography. A quick search of TROVE brought to light the...

Education Week has been showcasing  the achievements of our inspirational teachers, staff, students, Parents & Citizens Associations and community members in New South Wales for many years. ‘Celebrating our stories‘, the...

Does anyone else have their grandmother’s handwritten and much-loved recipes? And being 100% honest, does anyone use their old family recipes? To begin with, they’re usually in a old book in...