Woonona May Day Dancers 1930

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Lieut Nolan Pallier of Woonona

Lieut. Nolan Pallier, of Woonona NSW, who led the Australian force which bayoneted the Japs off the 1,000ft Dunpu ridge, New Guinea. Screaming with terror when the Australians charged, a number of Japs leaped over a 150ft cliff. -Warwick Daily News (Qld.) Saturday 23 October 1943 Would you like to make a small donation towards the…

On the hills behind Woonona

From Woonona, Bulli, Clifton, and other South Coast towns, that are on the edge of the sea, one may turn westward and climb the South Coast Range. The coastal towns dot the plain that is between the hills and the Pacific. The narrow luxuriant strip is fringed with beautiful beaches. Our picture was taken from the heights…

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…

On the hills behind Woonona

FROM Woonona, Bulli, Clifton, and other South Coast towns, that are on the edge of the sea, one may turn westward and climb the South Coast Range. The coastal towns dot the plain that is between the hills and the Pacific. The narrow luxuriant strip is fringed with beautiful beaches. Our picture was taken from the heights…

Woonona street named after premier Jack Lang

By MICK ROBERTS © THE McKinnon family settled in the Illawarra during the 1850s, first at Berkeley and later drifting north to Bulli and Woonona. Neil McKinnon owned a large tract of farming land around what is today Hillcrest Avenue, Woonona. His family home, “Corry” sat in Luxor Street. The farming property was subdivided for a…