Publications

Essays

Climate

Latrobe Valley Plan 2013. A plan for converting from harmful fossil fuels to 100% renewable energy in ten years

Gippsland Coast 2100.(4th.ed.)pdf Some business as usual and worst case scenarios for the Gippsland coast

Melbourne Land Boom History

Brief notes on some fraudulent aspects of the secret compositions of William Lawrence Baillieu and friends 1892

The Duke United GMCo Maryborough: Baillieu’s 1897 take-over and outcomes

Moguls and the Media (rev.ed) the Baillieu Fink Group and the Herald

How W.L.Baillieu Recovered from his Secret Composition (rev.ed.)

Edward Latham of Gateacre circa 1860 and Australia 1865-1905

Notes on Peter Yule’s William Lawrence Baillieu

Aboriginal History

Recent Notes on Massacres 2017 (rev.ed)

Our Founding Murdering Father Revisited 2016

Firearms and Frontier Gippsland

Notes on a McMillan Review Cal Flyn’s Thicker than Water

Howitt’s Line of blood (3rd. ed.) in Gippsland

Notes on Tribal Boundaries with particular reference to the Bratauolung – Bunurong boundary in South Gippsland

Notes on Massacres (rev.ed)

Last Battle of the Clans Howitt’s intra-tribal affrays of 1855

Frontier Violence, Political Correctness and Memorials brief comments on Henry Reynolds and Bill Bryson

Some Old Book Reviews

The Burial Place of Bungeleen early rough draft of version in Through Foreign Eyes. Sketch maps published for first time.

Aboriginal Routes and Guides of the Victorian Alps

Notes on Gippsland Aboriginal Place Names

George Dunderdale and the Kurnai

Myth of Tribal Warfare

Hollands Landing Massacre(rev.ed)pdf An account of a possible massacre of the Kurnai at this location using one of the Clonmel cannon.

Warrigal Ck Revisited.(rev.ed.)pdf

A Grampians Massacre

A Tambo Crossing Massacre GHJ No 19

Who were the Kurnai in the McMillan photo?

Other History

The Egerton Mine Scandal: the Egerton Ring (3rd ed) and their subsequent careers.

A Convict in the Family

John Wilson Mystery Stratford & Gippsland historian

Samuel Grose 1793-1866 Cornish Engineer

EC Moore 1833-1876 (rev. ed.) of Ballarat

David Ham MLC 1830-1908  of Ballarat

Books

“Gippsland Massacres” and “Through Foreign Eyes” copies now held by the Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative, Bairnsdale. “A Gippsland Union: the Victorian Coal Miners Association 1893-1915” copies now held by Korumburra Historical Society.“Names on the Princes Highway between Melbourne and Sydney”, copies now held by East Gippsland Historical Society. “Names on the Great Alpine Road between Wangaratta and Omeo”, copies now held by the Omeo Historical Society.

Out of Print Titles

“Names of Bass Strait”; “Names of the Latrobe Valley and West Gippsland”;  “Too Old to Rat: the Radical Miners of South Gippsland 1893-1904”; “The Scab Train and other essays on the Victorian Coal Miners Association”; “Our Founding Murdering Father”; “European Occupation and Exploration of the Victorian Alps”; “The Language of the Kurnai Tribes of Gippsland”; “Some Notes on Victorian Alpine Aborigines”; “Names on the Great Alpine Road between Bairnsdale and Omeo”; “Names of the Victorian Alps”;  “Names Around the Gippsland Lakes” ; “Names of East Gippsland”; Names of South Gippsland” Some of these titles may be obtained secondhand from Books and Collectibles.