Posts Tagged Bank Robbery

EDITOR DES UNDER ARREST!

EDITOR DES UNDER ARREST!

Hello, Editor Des here. I have to be very brave about writing this, because I am still a bit traumatized. Well I went to Sydney with my guardian Pauline Conolly this week week. She wanted to do a bit of shopping and other stuff at the big

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AUSTRALIA’S FIRST BANK ROBBERY

AUSTRALIA'S FIRST BANK ROBBERY

The Bank of Australia was  established in 1826,  in competition with the Bank of New South Wales.   It was located in the Joseph Underwood buildings, in lower George Street.     On Sunday, September 15 1828 a cashier was horrified to discover  a gaping hole in

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THE KEY TO BREAKING THE BANK

THE KEY TO BREAKING THE BANK

Towards the end of  1912 a new Bank of New South Wales branch was nearing completion in Sydney’s Surry Hills. About six weeks before opening day the strong room was constructed and the heavy iron door fitted. It had been  designed with excellent security features. Two keys

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