Project Wishing Well Returns to Yaralla

Project Wishing Well Returns to Yaralla
1920 Herbert Fishwick photo of Yaralla Wishing Well.

Following the death of Dame Eadith Walker in 1937 the Perpetual Trustee Company, the executors of Thomas Walker’s will, requested Lawson’s Auctioneers to offer the entire contents of Yaralla House…

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NO! They are NOT selling Yaralla!

NO!  They are NOT selling Yaralla!
Yaralla Driveway

We have recently had several calls from local residents concerned at the activity of heavy machinery on the Yaralla Estate.  And we can assure you that the developers have not…

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“Bluebirds”

“Bluebirds”
Bluebirds en-route to France aboard HMAT Kanowa, July 1916

The horror of modern war was brought home to people in Australia as reports of appalling casualties and horrendous conditions on the Western Front filled newspapers. The German assault on…

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They Also Served

Sister Ida Jeanette Moreton was one of twenty trained nurses from New South Wales who volunteered to serve in French hospitals and medical centres during the Great War. Affectionately known…

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Bottles, Recycling and our Museum

Bottles, Recycling and our Museum
Councillor Ferguson and Secretary Lois Michel

1,000 bottles/cans and a lot of effort by local Councillor, Andrew Ferguson, has given a $100 boost to our funds.    We thank him for his support, in many ways, and…

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Lest We Forget . . . The Salvos

With Remembrance Day upon us, and marking 100 years since the end of the First World War, we pay tribute to the amazing work done during the war.  Many millions…

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Origin of The Salvation Army

Origin of The Salvation Army
William and Catherine Booth

The Salvation Army's beginnings date back to July 2, 1865 when a Methodist minister commenced a work in East London that would encircle the world before the end of the…

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