Bulli Mine Disaster

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Looking Back history feature: Constable recorded names of Bulli disaster victims

Originally posted on Looking Back:
An artist impression of the Bulli engine shed, at the corner of today’s Hobart Street and the Prince’s Highway, where the bodies of the victims of the Bulli Colliery explosion were prepared for burial. This picture shows Constable Richard Trevillian recording the unfortunate men’s names. Sergeant “Dick” Trevillian POLICE officer…

2020 Bulli mine disaster memorial service

UPDATED MARCH 16 2020: Due to the coronavirus pendemic, the Black Diamond Heritage Centre have cancelled this event. See Bulli Times story here. THE Black Diamond Heritage Centre invites the community to the 2020 commemoration of the 1887 Bulli Mine Disaster at St Augustines Anglican Church Park Road, Bulli on Monday, March 23 from 1.30pm. … Continue reading

2018 Bulli disaster memorial service

A TERRIFIC explosion was heard above Bulli School – from the Old Bulli Mine – 131 years ago this Friday, which took the lives of 81 men and boys – there was only survivor, Herbert Cope. The Bulli Mine Disaster, as it became known, remains the second worst industrial accident in Australia’s history – only … Continue reading

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