Jack McBurney is a well known resident and identity of the Fairfield area. He recalls some of his memories of growing up in the district and the changes that have occured.
... and there was the Hollywood pleasure grounds where there was a netted swimming area with shark net around it. Because in the early 1930s there was a shark attack there and a chap — your records would have to show this — a chap lost a limb there to a shark. so they would come right up the Georges River at times.