Celebrate Our Shared Stories (Berkeley/Unanderra)Berkeley Pioneer Cemetery Restoration Group

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Celebrate Our Shared Stories (Berkeley/Unanderra)

Jay Family - Janet will talk on her descendent's who lived and worked in the local area.
Unanderra Migrant Hostel (First Commonwealth Hostel in the Illawarra) - Christine will talk on her experience growing up in the Hostel from 1955 to 1960.
Anzac Commemoration of 360 handmade poppies.

Keeping Berkeley and Unanderra local history alive with shared stories of family history whose descendent’s worked and lived in the local area, displaced migrants who were brought to the Illawarra after WW2 and lived at the Unanderra Migrant Hostel from 1955 to 1960 and a special Anzac Commemoration of handmade poppy wreaths and raising of the flag, including 360 handmade poppies placed in front of the original Jenkins Estate gates (approx. 1860).

Event date

Event Details

Investigator Drive, Unanderra, NSW

Investigator Drive (left of Premier Illawarra Bus Depot)


1:30pm to 3:30pm

Entry fees:
Adults $ 10, Children $ 5, Members $ 8
Prebooking required0242711996
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities:
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Limited accessible parking available.