Our History

Historian Simone Taylor speaks about how Dubbo became a quirky business hub in the far west

Elizabeth Frias
Updated January 10 2023 - 8:36am, first published January 9 2023 - 5:00am
Dubbo Regional Council Local Studies Officer Simone Taylor stands at Bultje Street and Macquarie Street roundabout where the first slab hut shop was built by Jean Emilie Serisier. Picture by Elizabeth Frias
Dubbo Regional Council Local Studies Officer Simone Taylor stands at Bultje Street and Macquarie Street roundabout where the first slab hut shop was built by Jean Emilie Serisier. Picture by Elizabeth Frias

The site of Sid's Bottle Shop, beside the busy roundabout at Bultje Street and Macquarie Street, has been pinpointed by local historians as the location of the first shop in Dubbo.

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Elizabeth Frias

Elizabeth Frias

Journalist

I began my news reporting days in western and inner west Sydney before joining the Daily Liberal's Dubbo NSW newsroom. Telling all sorts of stories about people, places and events is my daily preoccupation so email me at elizabeth.frias@austcommunitymedia.com.au and I'll be in touch!

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