By River and Sea
The first amazing river travellers to arrive at the mouth of the River Murray in 2021 have been recognised and welcomed by the Inland Rivers Mationl Registrar volunteers.
Information about the Inland Rivers National Marathon Register (IRNMR) and the Goolwa National Trust History Centre.
Due to the closed borders during the COVID19 pandemic, no new candidates reached Goolwa. This is a report from earlier.
Due to the restrictions imposed in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic, no groups reached Goolwa during this month. Frank Tuckwell has provided a report from the iRNMR Archives.
Changes to the Inland River National Marathon Register due to the CIVID19 concerns.
A film documentary of the achievements of Albany Asher and James Livingston has been presented in Goolwa under the title of "Rivers. of Australia - A journey along the Murray.
The Inland Rivers National Marathon Register team have streamlined their processes as they welcome more people to Goolwa. Also the Lions Community Newsletter reaches a special milestone.
Heidi Krajewsky and Stephen Anstee received their Inland Rivers National Marathon Register Certificate from Frank Tuckwell in Goolwa, South Australia.
Brothers Lee and David Salvemini have been recognised by the Goolwa team from the Inland Rivers National Marathon Register. Each has a different story to tell.
Lions Clubs across four Australian states combined with Murray, Murrumbidgee and Darling River communities for the Great Bi-Centennail River Relay as part of the Australian Bi-Centennail Celebrations in 1988. The Relay began in Canberra and finished in Goolwa.
This is a report about Inland Rivers National Marathon Register information concerning both John Robson and his father Jack Robson including Mike and Angela Bremers’ excellent book called * “Murray-Darling Journeys” which was launched in the Goolwa National Trust Museum by Mayor Keith Parkes in 2017. There is also a short report about Ngarrindjeri canoes and Matthew Moore.
What history did the 'canoe tree' beside the Goolwa to Strathalbyn Road, Currency Cree see?
David Jones and Amanda (Mandy) Miller from Bacchus Marsh, Victoria had completed a six-month trip down the Murray from Yarrawonga in their trailable houseboat called Krackacan.
This month's report by Frank Tuckwell for River and Sea - Goolwa covers a progress report on the building of the new Goolwa Surf Life Saving Clubhouse plus summer activities in Goolwa. There is also an amazing report from the Inland Rivers National Marathon Register which is kept by the National Trust Branch in Goolwa. It reports on the latest IRNM Register entry about the achievements of Chris Hayward. Chris travelled the River Murray from the Mouth at Goolwa to the Murray's source at Forest Hill.
It has been another great year for the Goolwa National Trust’s Inland Rivers National Marathon Register. Although there’s still a couple of weeks to go before the end of 2018 for any applications for entry to be received, we review the resulting entries for the year as they stand as the Newsletter goes to press.