FLASHBACK Friday this week continues with the 2013 theme, this time looking at the month of March for the first time.
School swimming carnivals and cricket were still the flavour on the sporting fields, while former Leeton resident turned musician Jed Appleton returned home for a special performance.
St Joseph's Catholic Church announced its plans for an upgrade at Madonna Place, with fundraising helping to cover these costs.
What else was happening in Australia in March, 2013?
- March 1: Myer's annual Autumn/Winter Collection show is held in Melbourne.
- March 2: A severe weather system dumps widespread heavy rain on Queensland, with 71mm of rain falling in Bundaberg before 9am. Wivenhoe Dam reaches 101 per cent capacity. Veteran TV journalist Peter Harvey dies in Sydney hospital after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
- March 3: Prime Minister Julia Gillard starts a campaign in Western Sydney and announces a new federal taskforce to crack down on criminal gangs.
- March 6: Ted Baillieu stands down as Premier of Victoria and is replaced by Denis Napthine.
- March 8: The Queen Street Mall in Brisbane goes into lockdown after Lee Matthew Hillier threatens plain clothes police officers with what they believed was a handgun while they were doing random street checks.
- March 9: The 2013 Western Australian state election is held. The Liberal Party led by Colin Barnett retains government, winning a majority in its own right.