Cockburn History: Watsonia Factory
Dec12

Cockburn History: Watsonia Factory

William Watson arrived in Fremantle in the 1890s and quickly established a successful smallgoods business in the port city. In 1902 he opened a piggery where Davilak Reserve now stands and in 1909...

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35 Years of Cockburn (in 200 words)
Nov26

35 Years of Cockburn (in 200 words)

In 1979, Cockburn was experiencing rapid change and a huge population growth. As the traditional market gardeners moved south after the War, large industries moved in and block sizes shrank....

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Podcast: Beginnings – History of WA with Richard Offen
Jun23

Podcast: Beginnings – History of WA with Richard Offen

Richard Offen, popular broadcaster, author and Director of Heritage Perth, gave a fascinating public lecture about the history of Western Australia at Spearwood Library on Monday 9 June 2014....

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