Striking Bulli coal miners

Miners from the Excelsior and old Bulli collieries photographed at Bulli yesterday. They were reading the latest developments following the Federal Government’s move in serving army call-up notices on many young South Coast miners who have been on strike since February 14. – The Melbourne Age Wednesday 1 March 1944     Advertisements

Old Bulli’s not dead yet

OLD Bulli is more alive than the men in other places of mushroom growth think. She can spoil the little ‘game’ of those who want to have great post offices and to burden the country with more taxation. ‘Go to bed !’ say we to you Woonona toilers. You can’t raise a progress committee. We don’t want…

The Bulli Boat Sheds

By MICK ROBERTS © FOR over 120 years the boat sheds at Sandon Point, Bulli have provided a place for anglers to store their vessels. This is the story of fishing at Sandon Point and the boat sheds that have remarkably survived countless storms, fires, and government regulations. The Sandon Point sheds are all that…

The Ghost of Bulli Pit

FOR some time past rumors have been afloat of the existence of a ghost in the Old Bulli mine. It appears that upon entrance to a certain portion of the works a light can be distinctly seen about three feet from the ground, which disappears on approach. The mystery has been inspected by many who…

The old Bulli Colliery rail bridge

Bridge nears completion at Old Bulli THE girders of the bridge over the Prince’s Highway, at Old Bulli, were placed in position yesterday. The girders were lifted into position with a mechanical hoist, and were laid in one movement, within a quarter of an inch of the required position. When the bridge, which is being erected for…

Fishing the Cataract

By MICK ROBERTS © FISHING The Cataract has been illegal for over a century but try telling that to the Upton family. Since the first Upton ventured into the district the family has built a proud heritage and tradition of fishing the rivers and creeks of the Cataract catchment. This is the story of brothers Jack…