Norma Thompson

Norma Thompson’s mother Lottie Ward (nee Gray) was an active member of the CWA. Norma made use of the services at Rest Park, Wollongong when her children were young and became a member of the Keiraville branch of the CWA later in life. She shares her memories of the Rest Park building and discusses the current activities of the Keiraville branch.

Listen to Norma’s Interview

Norma’s audio interview can be downloaded here.


Younger Set – Globe Lane – Burelli Street – Rest Park – Wollongong Branch – Keiraville Branch – Band Hall – Demolition – CWA Rooms – Child Minding – Toilets – Baby Health – Sandwiches – Girl Guide Hall – Beaton Park – Concerts – Lamington Drives – Fundraising – Bus Trips – BBQs – Bunnings – Handicrafts – Cooking – Knitting – Fancywork – Competitions – Illawarra Group – Drought Relief – Disaster Fund – Sydney Accommodation – Country Study – The Land Newspaper – Scholarships – Feral Animals – Conference


Norma’s Interview Transcript

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Norma’s Photo Album