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Have Scholars Finally Identified the Mysterious Somerton Man?
New DNA analysis suggests a body found on a beach in Australia in 1948 belongs to Carl Webb, an electrical engineer from Melbourne. Meilan Solly. Associate Editor, History. August 8, 2022 3:30 p.m....

COVID-19 update: 8 August 2022
WA Health is reporting a total of 2,045 new cases to 6pm last night. There are currently 18,495 active cases in Western Australia. WA Health is working to resolve a data issue and is unable to provide up to date hospitalisation data,...

Ronald Niewenhuizen faces Mount Gambier court for growing cannabis on Crown land
Key points: Police found almost 350 immature cannabis plants; Ronald Herbert Nieuwenhuizen pleaded guilty to growing the drugs; The judge described the offending as a "well-...

Two former NSW MPs interviewed at last minute for senior trade roles, internal emails reveal
Meanwhile, former NSW Liberal minister Pru Goward also interviewed for a trade commissioner role. Neither Ms McKay nor Ms Goward was appointed to a role. On August 14...

Fort Lytton Comes Alive Again!

Holding the Fort! is a go-back-in-time program for school age children. It’s a dramatized experience set in 1944, when Fort Lytton was in full operation (although past the immediate threat of attack). The children are framed as new recruits on their first day. In the story the General is arriving at 12 noon for an inspection and it’s a marathon race to get ready in just two hours. Hats and flags have to be made; semaphore has to learned; and drill on the twin-six pounder has to be practised. The General is played by one of our Fort Lytton Historical Association guides, and of course he gives the fort a pass and praises the competence of the new recruits.

Times - 10.00 - 12.30   Dates  June 29, 30 July 1, 6, 7, 8.

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Phone: 3393 4647.