Name: Aunty Nellie Mooney.
Occupation: Working part-time at the high school.
Suburb: Burrill Lake.
What brought you to the area: “We were living at St Mary’s, near Penrith. My husband was travelling to the city for work so he said let’s move to the country. We moved, me reluctantly, with four children. The youngest was 13 months.”
Hobbies/interests: “I’m busy in the community, schools and organisations invite me to do the Welcome to Country. Worked at the homework centre in Ulladulla for 21 years. I went to the first meeting of the Ulladulla Local Aboriginal Land Council.”
Fun fact about you: ”My calmness.”
My favourite thing about the area is: “Everything I think. To see the town grow from 1972.”
My favourite place is: “Looking over Burrill Lake and Didthul from my living room.”
What makes the area unique: “The friendly community.”