A ban on Sunday sport was the focus of a 1950 referendum in Wollongong

Glen Humphries
October 10 2023 - 11:53am
A referendum to decide the future of Sunday sport in Wollongong was held way back in 1950.
A referendum to decide the future of Sunday sport in Wollongong was held way back in 1950.

In 1950 there was a very different referendum dividing the city - one that asked whether sport should be played on a Sunday.

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Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, state and federal politics, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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