Merimbula News Weekly
Wednesday, 29 November 2023
Our History

Green Cape Lighthouse still a shining jewel 140 years after being built on NSW Far South Coast

James Parker
Updated November 22 2023 - 4:34pm, first published November 16 2023 - 4:21pm
NSW National Parks and Wildlife lightstation caretaker Greg Leayr at Green Cape Lightstation in Beowa National Park. Picture by James Parker
NSW National Parks and Wildlife lightstation caretaker Greg Leayr at Green Cape Lightstation in Beowa National Park. Picture by James Parker

Perched proudly on the edge of a peninsula south of Twofold Bay, gazing out at sea yet no longer actively protecting sailors and vessels from reef and rock inflictions, Green Cape Lightstation may soon flicker alive once more, reestablishing its role to warn those on the sea.

James Parker

James Parker

Journalist

I am a regional daily news journalist on the Far South Coast of NSW aiming to immortalise the stories of everyday people through narratives. Have you got a story? Contact me on 0437 166 441 or at james.parker@austcommunitymedia.com.au