Author Archives: Maureen

Military history of Hunters Hill

This month’s walk was our first look at the richness of military heritage in Hunters Hill.  We started at the War Memorial where our guide Rod Stewart explained its move from the corner of Ferry Street to its current location.  We inspected the rare German Howitzer – one of only six of its kind in the world – given […]
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guided walk through Mort’s Dock & Clarke’s Point

We enjoyed a wonderful walk on 24 September when we were treated to a feast of fascinating information on the history of Mort’s Dock and Clarke’s Point by Chris Schofield, President of The Historical Society, who very kindly guided us through this interesting area as we re-discovered its history. We were delighted to have members […]
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Ausgrid abominations: what happened next

After no response from Anthony Roberts, MP for Lane Cove we contacted the media.  You may have caught some of the outrage aired on ABC Radio.  On 18 September, we attended a community meeting convened by Jo Haylen, MP for Summer Hill and Jamie Parker, MP for Balmain, who were both arguing in the House […]
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