Gold Watch Articles
There was no gold watch for 23 years of service as MP but the old $20 Bakelite radio Barry O'Farrell picked up for outgoing Baulkham Hills Liberal MP Wayne Merton at a Salvation Army outlet opening in Croydon yesterday had to suffice. "Something to listen to Parliament on," an unsentimental..read more
WATCH out, there could be another gold rush upon us.
WATCH out, another gold rush could be upon us.
At a time when there was huge demand for steamships for the Australian coastal trade and trade with New Zealand, the Herald saw fit to describe in detail the sail/steam vessel, the Victoria, made of "flooded gum", rigged as a schooner with three masts, and its two 40-horsepower engines below..read more
WARWICK Farm trainer Gary Portelli will clock up the frequent-flyer miles to start the new year. He heads to New Zealand to watch smart sprinter Gold Trail in the group 1 Railway Stakes, 1200 metres, at Ellerslie on New Year's Day before travelling to the Gold Coast with Triple Crown..read more