THE anniversary of the 1887 Bulli Mine Disaster, which claimed the lives of 81 men and boys, was remembered on Friday at St Augustine’s Anglican Church.
Descendants of the victims, students from Bulli High School and Primary School, and the community gathered at the Bulli memorial monument to lay wreaths and flowers after the service. Students from Bulli Public School also read the names of the victims during the service, followed by a moving performance by the Lamplighters Male Choir. The State MP for Keira, Ryan Park also attended and spoke at the service.
The service was hosted by the Black Diamond Heritage Centre, where an afternoon tea was held after the service.