The Mercury in 1940: Dion defiance to help Windang locals

Glen Humphries
February 15 2024 - 3:30pm
Barney Dion wound up in court in 1940 for taking it upon himself to provide a bus service from Wollongong to Windang.
Barney Dion wound up in court in 1940 for taking it upon himself to provide a bus service from Wollongong to Windang.

Looking back at February 16, 1940

Bus driver Charles Dion made one of his many appearances in court - this time for trying to help passengers living in Windang.

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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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