First Undercover Police in NSW

Photo published in Sydney newspapers at the behest of police in 1933 to show that detectives didn’t need to look like typical burly coppers.  

Hottest town in Australia – 160 day heatwave – Marble Bar Western Australia

On this day …….. 31st of October 1923 Marble Bar is a tiny town in the Pilbara region of north-western Western Australia. The discovery of gold in 1890 by Francis Jenkins led to the establishment of a town, which was officially gazetted in 1893. The town derives its name from a nearby jasper formation which […]

First Undercover Police in NSW

Photo published in Sydney newspapers at the behest of police in 1933 to show that detectives didn’t need to look like typical burly coppers.  

Death of an Infant

ON THIS DAY – March 7, 1932 HAWTHORN An inquest was held today on the bones of an infant child which, it was alleged by the police, were found under a copper in the backyard of a house in Lisson Grove, Hawthorn, on March 7. The coroner committed Clarice Edith Mills, 23, nurse, and Sidney […]

Hottest town in Australia – 160 day heatwave – Marble Bar Western Australia

On this day …….. 31st of October 1923 Marble Bar is a tiny town in the Pilbara region of north-western Western Australia. The discovery of gold in 1890 by Francis Jenkins led to the establishment of a town, which was officially gazetted in 1893. The town derives its name from a nearby jasper formation which […]

First Undercover Police in NSW

Photo published in Sydney newspapers at the behest of police in 1933 to show that detectives didn’t need to look like typical burly coppers.  

Death of an Infant

ON THIS DAY – March 7, 1932 HAWTHORN An inquest was held today on the bones of an infant child which, it was alleged by the police, were found under a copper in the backyard of a house in Lisson Grove, Hawthorn, on March 7. The coroner committed Clarice Edith Mills, 23, nurse, and Sidney […]