Kurnell village circa 1950s

Kurnell village in the 1950s |

Caltex had just been given approval to build a refinery at Kurnell in 1952.

The area was still home to small dairies and an interesting industry of seaweed harvesting.

Houses were mostly made of fibro and had outdoor amenities.

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