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Winds cause Aboriginal walk to be postponed

DUE to the strong winds last Saturday, the intrepid group of walkers who still took on the weather made the decision to reschedule the Sorry Day walk to this coming Sunday, June 3 at 10am.

The National Sorry Day Heritage Walk will be held on Sunday June 3 from 10am. Walkers should meet in the car park at Mt Keira Lookout and bring a hat, drinking water, a snack and a hunger to learn about the aboriginal heritage of the area. The walk around the Mt Keira Ring Track is free, For more information call Wollongong City Council’s Bushcare Officer Paul Hellier on 0408 112 573.

About Mick Roberts

A Sydney journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


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