Letters to Editor

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Letter to Editor: Sea level rise erodes beaches – not trees

Increasing Arctic and Antarctic ice-melt means sea levels are rising and this won’t be stopped until we reverse our destructive economy. But instead of trying to fight global warming and its catastrophic results we get letters like “Beach scrub dangers” (Illawarra Mercury December 28 2012) arguing that the habitat somehow strangles  beaches and causes higher tides!  This nonsense has to stop. … Continue reading

Letter to Editor: Looking for descendents of Austinmer’s Allen sisters

1st Austinmer is the second oldest, but longest continuously functioning, scout troop in the Illawarra and we are preparing for our 90thanniversary next year. In the grounds of our hall is a commemorative stone commemorating the grant of the hall/ land. We had believed that our hall, at 20 Moore St, had been donated by … Continue reading

Letter to Editor: Father was editor of original Bulli Times

I HAVE been searching the web to see if I could find out anything about the original Bulli Times when I discovered your site. My late father Robert Dunlop (Bob) was the Publisher/Editor of that paper from sometime in 1939 until it was purchased by The Illawarra Mercury I think in 1946. For many years … Continue reading

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