"The past is never fully gone. It is absorbed into the present and the future. It stays to shape what we are and what we do."
Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia, Inaugural Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture, August 1996.

Native Forests

The opening article for this section is clearly still being developed

A good article by Turner et al (2011) is available here.

A large section obviously with focus on:

Our forest types

Early uses and the need to conserve forest areas

Timber harvesting ang regen programs using examples: History of Heyfield as a case study, building Victoria with poles for the electricity distribution network and sleeper production for expanding our rail network., farms and fencing, cities and houses.

The 1939 salvage operation - baby boomer housing

Link all the products to something that people can see in their end use.


1938 Photo - Cumberland falls


Poem by E Ferguson to go in regenaration articles when prepared.