The Pioneer Memorial


As soon as you step of the tram or otherwise arrive in Moseley Square at the end of Jetty Road and look towards the sea the first thing that will capture your attention is this striking 12.9 metre high monument of Kapunda marble with its base of Murray Bridge granite. You also can’t fail to notice the beautiful setting amongst the palm trees. When I first saw the monument I instantly assumed it was a War Memorial. Continue reading “The Pioneer Memorial”


Tin Dish – Bobeyan Subsidised School


The isolated Bobeyan Valley, in the southern part of the Namadgi National Park, in the southern border area of the Australian Capital Territory, was first settled by Europeans in the 1830s. Even today the area is fairly isolated, being bypassed by the main highway and some 50kms from Tharwa village and 90kms from central Canberra to the North and 30 kilometres from the small township of Adaminaby to the south. Continue reading “Tin Dish – Bobeyan Subsidised School”