The book is now available from the City of Canada Bay Museum, 1 Bent Street, Concord at a cost of $20.00. We are open every Wednesday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. It’s a great read and would make a unique Christmas present.

The following article tells of how the Commonwealth Bank dealt with the pandemic. It was found too late to make it into the book. When you’ve purchased the book, check out the chapter “The Borders are Closing” to see how the Coolangatta residents conducted their banking business in 1920.


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  1. Hi there,

    Is there any chance of being able to purchase the book fontonline of the pandemic and having it delivered?

    1. Book can be picked up from our museum at 1 Bent Street, Concord any Wednesday or Saturday from 10:00 to 3:30 or we can post it. Cost is $20.00 + $8.00 delivery (local). We can send an invoice through Pay Pal.

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