In October 1967, portable typewriters were the next big thing and kitchenware could be bought for less than two bucks.October 15, 2012 2:20pm
Times have changed but some things have stayed the same - 45 years on F.C. Johns are still one of the big jewellers in Shepparton.
Technology, however, has moved on a bit - while we're all gushing over the latest iPad or Samsung phone in 2012, back in 1967 it was the portable typewriter that was making waves at Goulburn Valley Office Supplies ad Machines.
We also loved the Woolworths ad from 1967, which boasted a stock clearance and urged customers to "Hurry to Woolies today!"
If you were lucky enough to make it to the sale, you could pick up slips, pantyhose (of the non-run variety, apparently), bedspreads and even car head rests.
Fashionable ladies could also get their hands on a lamb's wool hat for only $1.25.
The Country Fire Authority has issued an emergency warning for a fast moving, out-of-control grassfire near Tongala.
Police investigating a break and enter at a Mulwala club more than 10 years ago are renewing their appeal for public assistance by releasing an image of a person they believe has information to assist them.
Tatura’s Victory Hall is set for a big year as preparations get under way to celebrate the hall’s 90th birthday in September.
The 2015 Moama RSL indoor bias bowls season starts next week.
Rochester Secondary College school captains Dom Atley and Tim Poole have been accepted to study biomedical science in the first step towards becoming doctors.
Will it be Merrigum or Lancaster?
Fire destroys key public buildings in Seymour
Finley Henry Matheson was bestowed one of the highest Australia Day honours.
Heathcote Hostel residents were treated to a visit from Heathcote’s favourite horse, Sub Zero, as part of Australia Day celebrations.
Recent weather conditions have come as a mixed blessing for farmers, with high rainfall and humidity providing a respite for irrigators as well as difficult growing and picking conditions for fruit growers.
Darren McLoughlin only started playing croquet seven years ago.
From orchards to harvest to shelves, a new exhibition will celebrate the Goulburn Valley’s iconic fruit industry. The Photos of the Fruit Industry exhibition will run as part of the SheppARTon Festival in March and aims to share memories and history of an industry that has shaped the region.
Former Benalla footballer Tom Rockliff has been named captain of the Brisbane Lions Football Club.
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