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Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “Manny” Harrison of Candelo is once more leaving the district, having been sentenced to six months imprisonment in Long Bay for being a habitual drunkard. This is sound procedure. “CHRISTIAN SOLIDARITY” – At the Anglican Synod, a motion by Archdeacon Davies was carried, deploring the evidences of schism and strife in society, and… Read More

Everyone would be aware that today was SAGE’s  South East Harvest festival in Moruya. This festival showcased the richness and diversity of locally grown produce. Moruya and the surrounding districts have long been associated with agriculture. An account of the very early days of European land use in the area can be found in William Bayley’s Behind Broulee(1978). The book has been serialised in the society’s quarterly Journal. Journal articles from the… Read More

We all know that the Tuross area is one of the jewels of the Eurobodalla Shire. Here is a glimpse of Tuross as it was in 1927. It presents a wonderful glimpse into the area at the time, the people, the clothing, the sports and the natural attractions of the area. This original 16mm film was shot around Tuross and a clip is currently on YouTube. It was made to help developer… Read More