Radio 3WR

Wangaratta can lay claim to Australia’s first country broadcasting station, going to air five months before Toowoomba’s 4GR. Stationer and Wangaratta Sports Depot owner Leslie John Leo Hellier commenced radio 3WR in February 1925 in a shed in his backyard...

Margaret Considine (c1818-1895)

Another post from my earlier university days. Much more research has been done since this was first penned in 1999. This post has NOT been updated with the new research. Margaret Considine was born circa 1818 at Sixmilebridge, a townland in the civil parish of...

Gordy Moore (1885-1967)

I am having a break from the blog while I concentrate on my PhD. This post comes from research I did for an Advanced Diploma in Local and Applied History that I was completing at the University of New England in 1999. My research has come a long way since then and the...

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