Doug Walters

This well known cricketer was born to the north of Dungog town and attended Dungog Public School. The Doug Walters Pavilion at Bennett Park, as well as the Doug Walters Bar in the Dungog RSL, commemorate this favourite son.


The first named individual member of the Gringai people to appear in European records. Arrested and tried for defending his people and sentenced to transportation to Tasmania for manslaughter, where he died soon after in October 1834.

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