In Honour of Jack

From 1926-1960 the Jack Hore Memorial Gold Cup rugby league competition was held in the state’s Central West. Clubs within sixty-five miles of the Canowindra Post Office were eligible to compete. The death of Canowindra’s young star-sportsman Jack Hore (1900-1926), at twenty six from meningitis, triggered the competition and the making of the cup. The […]

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Capturing the Barrier

Although James Wooler (1872-1944)  resided in Broken Hill for only a few years his photographs transformed how the world saw its people. His work for The Barrier Miner put the newspaper at the cutting edge of mass media, surpassing The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald’s ability to illustrate articles. His photographic legacy is a […]

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