Tag: Bodalla Public School

  • News from 100 years ago – 1 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 1 October 1921

    Featured Image: The new school in Bodalla that is referred to in this issue replaced this schoolhouse and residence. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  1 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society OPENING OF THE NEW BODALLA SCHOOL. – … took place under happy auspices on Saturday last, 24th einst. It has for […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 14 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 14 May 1921

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 May 1921, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society WORK AT CANBERRA. – A large amount of solid work is being quietly carried out in the Federal Capital area, and Canberra is beginning to resemble a town, instead of an expanse of open paddocks. The railway line, […]

  • Ball season in a busy town – news from 100 years ago

    Ball season in a busy town – news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Residence of the original Bodalla Public school Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 17 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SUMMARY Hospital Ball 25th August. FROSTY mornings. SUNSHINY days. SNOWBALL teas. OYSTER lease application. MOGO Catholic Ball 6th August. HOSPITAL BALL 25th August. CONVENT BALL 17th September. […]

  • ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    Featured image – Methodist Church, Page Street, Moruya ( now the Uniting Church) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “POMMIES.”- A recent visitor from Sydney remarks on the preponderance of the English accent to be heard on the trams, beaches etc.  The Australian, […]