Merlynston Progress Hall saved

13909130_1744258422493761_9218450007133073999_o[By Sue Bolton] There was a great Merlynston community gathering on August 6 to celebrate the community finally winning council support for the restoration of the historic Merlynston Progress Hall. As happened in many parts of Australia where Progress Associations existed last century, many community halls were built and paid for by ordinary working class people without any government support. Continue reading