Collecting Wagga Memories

“For museum manager Luke Grealy, the thought of missing out on precious Wagga memories and prospective exhibits is almost unbearable.  “It honestly keeps me awake at night, the prospect of losing information or people whose stories we can share,” he said. “Trying to collect everyone’s stories and insight is like a race against time.””  For full story click here.

Wagga’s 2012 floods

As the country continues to cop a lashing from wild weather, an important historical project for the 2012 Wagga floods was launched yesterday.  Wagga was selected to participate in the State Library of NSW's major oral history project, with the results from a lot of hard work revealed at an event held at the Wagga Council Chambers.  The project sees 24 residents talk about their personal experiences to Wagga historian Sherry Morris.  For full story click here.