Around the Town

Alexandrina Council Involvement With Murray Darling Association

AROUND THE TOWN - March’19 - by Frank Tuckwell

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Some history of the Alexandrina Council and the District Council of Port Elliot and Goolwa

This month, historian Frank Tuckwell provides some insight into parts of the history of the Alexandrina Council and its early formation as the District Council of Port Elliot and Goolwa. This report also includes information about Ngarrindjeri Elder Darrell Sumner, Alexandrina Council and the final session of the Australian Federal Court and its determination of the Native Title case handed down in the Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge in December 2017.

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GOOLWA REMEMBERS BEYOND THE SUNSET OF WORLD WAR 1

‚ÄčAs the town of Goolwa passed through the many days of joyous celebrations and thanksgiving for peace and the end of the greatest war the world had ever known, they did so to let go to four years of tension and fears for safety of those engaged in the conflict.

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