The Mercury on May 23, 1947: Illawarra All-Stars take on the US

Glen Humphries
Updated May 23 2024 - 7:54am, first published 7:52am
The Mercury on May 23, 1947: Illawarra All-Stars take on the US
The Mercury on May 23, 1947: Illawarra All-Stars take on the US

The Mercury has been published since 1855. So that means there's a lot of stories about our city that have featured in the pages of the paper. This news blog - which runs every day the Mercury publishes - looks to go back into the archives and find the interesting, shocking, surprising and unusual stories that made news.

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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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