SCHOOL REBELLION AT GOULBURN

SCHOOL REBELLION AT GOULBURN

Goulburn, in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, is hardly the type of place one associates with anarchy. However, on Friday, July 13 (yes, Black Friday) 1962, the Catholic Church flexed its muscles against the State Government. Bishop John Cullinane ordered the closing of six Catholic

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JUST A FEW BARS – THE GOULBURN GAOL ORCHESTRA

JUST A FEW BARS - THE  GOULBURN GAOL ORCHESTRA

In September  1948, within the space of a few days, two seventeen year old youths committed murder in New South Wales.  Stranger still, they had been good friends before their otherwise unrelated crimes. They had played ice hockey together, and were both snappy dressers who enjoyed  the

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WILLIAM CONOLLY, FLOUR MILLER

WILLIAM CONOLLY,  FLOUR MILLER

Hello from me, Editor Des. Well do you know what?  We went to  the city of Goulburn on a special pilgrimage.  My guardian Rob Conolly’s  ancestor William Conolly used to live there when it was just a little town.  This is him; Hmmm…not the most handsome fellow,

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