Austinmer Surf Club Championships 1937

AUSTINMER SURF CLUB (By Dumper) WITH seven firsts, three seconds and three thirds to our credit we are very satisfied with our carnival last Saturday from a competitive point of view. It is very hard to single out any particular one for special mention except George Luck (top picture, on the extreme left) whose swim…

Austinmer Beach 1925

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Bathing Trunks

BULLI, Tuesday. Mr. Murray Jones, a beach Inspector, reported to the Bulli Shire Council last night that a bather, who had been swimming in trunks at Austinmer, had refused to leave the beach or put on a regulation costume. He recommended that the council should prosecute. It was decided to demand an apology from the…

Bulli’s famous soil

  BULLI soil was used as a top dressing on the Sydney Cricket Ground for over 120 years, as well as some of the world’s most famous pitches and sporting grounds. Bulli wicket soil was first extracted in the late 1890s from several sites around Bellambi Point and was supplied by Matthew Collins to the Sydney…