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The 2015 Kangaroo March Book

Kangaroo March re-enactment recalled David Cole, Goulburn Post September 27 2018 – 3:00AM Three years ago on September 5, 2015, some 88 ‘recruits’ marched out of Wagga Wagga to re-enact the 1915 ‘Kangaroo March’. Thousands of locals and visitors saw them off and along the route a staggering array of events and activities accompanied and engaged […]

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Colo Vale news

Colo Vale published their April 2018 newsletter with the following on page 3: And what happened on that warm October day in 2015:

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History comes alive as re-enactment remembered

MARCH 28 2018 – 10:07AM Gunning News | History comes alive as re-enactment remembered Bernie Boyce  IMPORTANT: Representatives of all involved in the Kangaroo March Re-enactment witness the plaque presentations in the Memorial Grove at Gunning Showground. Commemorating the Kangaroo March Re-enactment Angela Williamson, on behalf of the Kangaroo March Re-enactment that passed through Jerrawa, […]

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Villages receive plaques to commemorate Kangaroo March

March 27, 2018  YASS TRIBUNE by Toby Vue William McCaskill, Cyril Cox, KMCR Writer & Singer Angela Williamson & Libby Elliott flanked by ALHA troopers Neil Hughes & KM President Graham Brown On Monday, March 26, Bowning, Binalong and Galong communities were recognised for their contributions to the 1915 Kangaroo March (KM). Representatives from each village received […]

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A sign of thanks to Colo Vale

MARCH 19 2018 – 8:00PM A piece of history at Colo Vale Village Hall Emily Bennett  SIGN OF GRATITUDE: John Stead, Kangaroo March re-enactment organiser Angela Williamson and Elyse White at Colo Vale Village Hall. Photo: Emily Bennett Colo Vale Village Hall now has a permanent reminder of its involvement in the Kangaroo March. Colo Vale community […]

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Bethungra On-the-up Committee receives appreciation plaque

28 FEBRUARY 2018 Three of the Bethungra On-The-Up Committee, Annette Black, Glenne Robertson and Bev Sloane receiving a commemorative plaque from KM Committee member Angela Williamson(on left) in Bethungra at The Old School Tea-house where the Bethungra community welcomed the Re-enactment in September 2015.  Missing from the picture is Gaylene Crabtree visiting her parents in […]

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Plaques to remember Kangaroo March for future generations

FEBRUARY 28 2018 – 6:21PM Plaques to remember Kangaroo March for future generations Declan Rurenga, Cootamundra Herald  COMMEMORATION: Wallendbeen’s David Jacobs, Kangaroo March creative writer Angela Williamson and Cootamundra-Gundagai’s deputy mayor Dennis Palmer. Photo: Declan Rurenga Two plaques commemorating the centenary and re-enactment of the 1915 Kangaroo March will soon have pride of place. Angela […]

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Thank you, Marulan

January 2018 Discover Marulan Newsletter Thank you Marulan The event, in which the people of Marulan participated so wholeheartedly, concluded over two years ago already! Good heavens. Where did that 2 years evaporate? In the early days of preparations for the re-enactment, we had reasonably clear ideas about what we hoped to achieve.  We also […]

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There …..

At Menangle Park Paceway, the hosts declared dinner and the bar ‘on the house’, a very generous and welcome gesture.  The setting sun glanced its piercing rays through the marquee western windows and those within prepared to enjoy a convivial final night together.  Speeches were made and dodgy ‘awards’ given.   After the conventional David […]

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