Shoalhaven European History

Shoalhaven European History

Shoalhaven European History European History In December 1797, George Bass, sailing down the coast in a whaleboat with six seamen, discovered the mouth of a river. Due to the large number of sand bars and sand spits at the entrance he named it “Shoals-Haven”. As land...
A Short History of Aborigines and the (English) Law

A Short History of Aborigines and the (English) Law

A Short History of Aborigines and the (English) Law By Laddie Timbery 1788 Onwards Laddie is a respected Koori elder from the Eora Nation. His people are the Bidjigal clan, which span from La Perouse, Botany Bay (known as Goorewall), down through the South Coast...
Shoalhaven History

Shoalhaven History

History in the Shoalhaven Shoalhaven History Since the Last Ice Age Twenty thousand years ago, the most recent ice age was coming to an end and the Shoalhaven coastline was approximately 20 kilometres further east than it is today. At that time, the region was already...