By River and Sea
Brothers Lee and David Salvemini have been recognised by the Goolwa team from the Inland Rivers National Marathon Register. Each has a different story to tell.
Lions Clubs across four Australian states combined with Murray, Murrumbidgee and Darling River communities for the Great Bi-Centennail River Relay as part of the Australian Bi-Centennail Celebrations in 1988. The Relay began in Canberra and finished in Goolwa.
This is a report about Inland Rivers National Marathon Register information concerning both John Robson and his father Jack Robson including Mike and Angela Bremers’ excellent book called * “Murray-Darling Journeys” which was launched in the Goolwa National Trust Museum by Mayor Keith Parkes in 2017. There is also a short report about Ngarrindjeri canoes and Matthew Moore.
What history did the 'canoe tree' beside the Goolwa to Strathalbyn Road, Currency Cree see?
David Jones and Amanda (Mandy) Miller from Bacchus Marsh, Victoria had completed a six-month trip down the Murray from Yarrawonga in their trailable houseboat called Krackacan.
This month's report by Frank Tuckwell for River and Sea - Goolwa covers a progress report on the building of the new Goolwa Surf Life Saving Clubhouse plus summer activities in Goolwa. There is also an amazing report from the Inland Rivers National Marathon Register which is kept by the National Trust Branch in Goolwa. It reports on the latest IRNM Register entry about the achievements of Chris Hayward. Chris travelled the River Murray from the Mouth at Goolwa to the Murray's source at Forest Hill.
It has been another great year for the Goolwa National Trust’s Inland Rivers National Marathon Register. Although there’s still a couple of weeks to go before the end of 2018 for any applications for entry to be received, we review the resulting entries for the year as they stand as the Newsletter goes to press.