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About this Guide

This guide will help you find resources for your research into the different primary industry, tourism, recreation and conservation interactions that Europeans  have performed in either the High Country and Latrobe Valley or the Surfcoast.

Information on the High Country includes:

  • draining of the Moe swamp in 1892
  • gold mining at Walhalla
  • development of the power industry in the Latrobe Valley
  • cattle grazing in the High country
  • recreational activities in the Alpine National Park
  • The Thomson Dam

Information on the Surf Coast includes:

  • construction of the Great Ocean Road
  • history of the towns in the Surf Coast Shire
  • history of the industries in the Surf Coast Shire

Articles in Journals

Current Environmental Issues

These journals are located in the magazine stand. There are articles on the Alpine Parks in:

Vol. 111 no. 2 February 10, 2011

Vol. 111 no. 3 February 24, 2011

Vol. 111 no. 18 October 27, 2011

Voice of the Mountains Journal

No. 19 1996

No. 20 1997

No. 20 1998

No. 24 2001

No. 26 2003

No. 28 2005


Building the Thomson Dam. Part 1




Victoria’s Alpine Parks

Baw Baw Plateau Course Notes

Call Number: 333.783 15 BAW 


Parks: Victoria's National and State Parks

Call Number: 333.7809945 CAL


Victoria's national parks: a centenary history

Call Number: 9780958595971


Victoria's Alpine National Park: a bushwalker's guide

Call Number: 796.522 SIS


Alpine Walking Track

Call Number: 796.522 SIS


The Alps at the Crossroads

Call Number: 333.784 JOH


The Australian Alps

Call Number 333.784 SLA


Alpine national Park: Bogong Unit

Call Number 333.78315 ALP


The Mount Buffalo Story 1898-1998

Call Number 333.78309945 WEB


Victoria's National Parks: Explorer's Guide

Call Number 333.7809945 VIC



Old Walhalla: Portrait of a Gold Town

Call Number 994.503 PAU


The Switzerland of Australia: Views of Early Walhalla and District

Call Number 994.56 LEE



The Moe Swamp

Call Number 994.56 MOE




Victoria's National Parks

Websites on the Surf Coast and the Great Ocean Road

Websites on the History of Gippsland, Moe and the Latrobe Valley

Websites on Cattle Grazing in the Alpine National Park

Websites on Tourism and Recreational Activities in the Alpine National Park


Building the Thomson Dam. Part 2


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