Gulaga (Mount Dromedary)

Gulaga [Mount Dromedary], Najanuka [Little Dromedary Mountain], in the Tilba area and Baranguba [Montague Island] to the north off the…

Tuross River Farms

King Henry granted land to Richard Bolloway, south of the Tuross River, from Potato Point to Dalmeny and west to…

Bodalla

The Bodalla Township and surrounding area have played a major role in the lives of the present day generation of…

Bendethera

An interesting area combining places valued in the pre to early contact period; a burial site, a Dreaming track and…

Moruya: South Heads

Cultural heritage values attributed to the Moruya South Heads area relate to resource collection, education and living / camping. As…

Moruya, Township

The riverside township of Moruya contains a combination of interrelated places of Aboriginal cultural heritage. Burial grounds throughout the area…

Moruya Farms and Sawmills

Like the Bodalla and Nerrigundah areas, Moruya had a widespread seasonal farm industry. The picture emerging from the oral recollections…

Mogo / Mogo Creek

The Nye family owned a house on the Princess Highway, Mogo, the house on the southern side of the service…

Lilli Pilli

This area contains a number of interlinked places of cultural heritage value primarily related to camping and resource collection sites,…

Catalina: Hanging Rock

The Catalina area contains of a complex of highly significant Aboriginal Heritage places. These places are, in the main, meeting,…

The Clyde River

In the 1950s families use to paddle up the Clyde River to fish for bream, have a picnic, and return…

Cullendulla Creek

This study is not the first to find that Cullendulla Creek is a highly significant cultural area to the Aboriginal…

East Lynne

One of many sawmills throughout the region where Aboriginal people worked. Many Aboriginal people undertook many tasks within the sawmill…

Durras / Murramarang

The Durras, Murramarang area contains places that were highly utilised during holiday periods throughout the mid to late 1900s. The…

Vivienne Mason (Nee Ella)

Vivienne Mason’s grandmother was Muriel Coolie. Muriel Coolie was from Nelligen and she married ‘Ted’ Edward Stewart who was born…

Violet Parsons

Violet Parsons was born at the old Batemans Bay Hospital in 1952. Her father, Robert Parsons was also born in…

Valerie Andy

Valerie Andy was born in Orbost, Victoria, in 1933. Valerie’s father was Syd Solomon from Orbost and her mother was…

The Eurobodalla Area

The Eurobodalla area is generally accepted as lying within Yuin country. The Yuin cultural area is generally stated to extend…

Tom Davis

Tom Davis was raised by William and Gwendolyn Thomas as his mother died when he was young. Tom’s maternal grandmother…

Ronald Mason (Sr)

Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Mason Senior was born in Orbost, Victoria in 1945. At the time his parents, Leo Ritchie and Trixie…

Maxine Kelly

Maxine Kelly was born in Bega and attended Wallaga Lake School. Her maternal grandfather was Freddy Carter from Wallaga Lake….

Maureen Davis

Maureen Davis was born in Moruya in 1952. Her mother, Amelia ‘Millie’ Ann Andy was born in Central Tilba in…

Lionel Mongta

Lionel Mongta was born in Orbost, Victoria, in 1936. Lionel would have been born at Tilba Tilba, but his mother,…

Linda May Cruse

Linda May Cruse was born in Nowra in 1936. Her father was Benjamin Cruse and her mother Lillian Sarah Pepper…

Leslie Keith Simon

Leslie Keith Simon was born in Sydney in 1956. Les’s mother was Rosina Chapman, born in Batemans Bay, and his…

Leonard Nye

Leonard Nye, Symalene Nye’s son, grew up in the Mogo / Barlings Beach area. The family camped on the beach…

Keith Stewart

Keith Stewart was born in Nowra, in 1929. His father was Edward ‘Teddy’ Stewart, from Wallaga Lake, and mother Muriel…

Keith Nye

Keith Nye was born in Milton in 1957. At the age of 4 moved to Mogo, Barlings beach area with…

John Pender

John was born in Sydney in 1949. He grew up in La Perouse and throughout his life has camped, fished…

John Mumbler

John Mumbler was born in Singleton, NSW in 1939. His father was Eric ‘Nugget’ Mumbler and his mother, Helen Maude…

John Brierley

John Brierley was born in Moruya. He is the son of Ernie Brierley and Beryl [nee Andy] Brierley and grew…

Jennifer Stewart

Jennifer Stewart was born in Berry. Her father was Ossie Stewart and mother Doris May (nee Chapman). Her maternal grandmother…

Harriett Walker

Harriett Walker was born at Wallaga Lake in 1935 and has lived in the Wallaga Lake community her entire life….

Resources

Have a look at the resources below to learn more about Moruya: Tracing Events of the Dhurga Speaking People The…

Dave Tout

Dave Tout was born in 1946 and frequented the Moruya area during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s and returned to…

Alex Walker

Alex Walker was born in Berry in 1938. His father Reginald Walker, and paternal grandfather were both from Wallaga Lake….

Alan Mongta

Alan Mongta was born in Nowra in 1938. Alan’s mother and maternal grandfather were from Delegate, NSW. Alan’s father and…