Slacky Flat’s unemployed village

THE depression years of the 1930s resulted in over 100 adults and children developing a makeshift village on the area now known as Slacky Flat at Bulli. The village, sometime called ‘Happy Valley’ consisted of shacks made from mainly corregated iron springing up where the Bulli trotting track is today. Owned by the Bulli Colliery…