Publications

Most books are available for purchase online. Click on the title for more details including “Buy Now” PayPal button.
Email research@promcountryhistory.org.au if multiple books are required. You will be advised regarding cost and payment.

THE VANDEMONIAN TRIAL by Patrick Morgan

Convicts and Bushrangers in Early Victoria This study attempts to recreate the dramatic early events associated with the arrival of a large contingent from Vandemonsland introducing a new criminal element to respectable mainlanders. This book sets out to unravel myth … Continue reading

25. January 2017 by Howard
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They Fished in Wooden Boats, Neil Everitt

They Fished in Wooden Boats

A History of the Port Franklin District and the Fishing Families. Note increased cost of publication. Continue reading

16. November 2016 by Andris
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Toora Football Netball Club “A Century of Saturdays – 25 years on”

      1991 – 2016         Neil Everitt in his Foreword says ” the author, John Stone, is to be commended for the time and effort in compiling the past 25 year history” of the Toora … Continue reading

08. July 2016 by Howard
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Wednesdays Closest to the Full Moon, Barry Collett (soft cover)

A History of South Gippsland. Continue reading

12. May 2016 by Howard
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BUFFALO PRIMARY SCHOOL 1895 – 1995

“Schooling in Buffalo is now 100 years old. The centenary committee have attempted with the contents of this book to compile a short history of our primary school, incorporating Middle Tarwin Primary School and the Buffalo Community Centre.” The book … Continue reading

11. May 2016 by Howard
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YANAKIE Station to Settlement 1850-1923

A historical treasure – still as fresh as when first published 1984. Continue reading

09. March 2016 by Howard
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Earth and Industry – Stories from Gippsland

Prof Eklund & Julie Fenley, Director of the Centre for Gippsland Studies, both of Federation University, edit this collection of stories. Continue reading

24. December 2015 by Howard
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Railway Hotels of Australia Volume One – Victoria

A beautifully illustrated history now available from the Foster & District Historical Society. Continue reading

19. December 2015 by Howard
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Fifty Years On The Green 1965-2015 Toora Ed: Neil Everitt

“Congratulations to the Toora Bowls Club on reaching their 50th Anniversary” This quote from Neil Everitt sums up the theme of a well researched illustrated history of the bowls club. We are proud to offer this book for sale at … Continue reading

14. November 2015 by Howard
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The South Gippsland Railway – Compact Disc

This collection of photographs, compiled by Neville Gee, is now available on compact disc. The printed version has been out of print for a long time so this is a welcome addition to our ‘For Sale’ collection. Available from the … Continue reading

14. November 2015 by Howard
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FDHS 2016 Calendar

     Another stunning collection of black and white photographs from our archives. Cost $15.00 postage $5.50     Purcahse on-line using PayPal

14. November 2015 by Howard
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Prom Country: A History – Launch by Alison Lester

Foster & District Historical Society presented its new book “Prom Country – A History” to an audience of over 90 people including the new Mayor, Councillor Jeanette Harding, at the Foster Museum, Sunday 16 November 2014. Launching the book, noted … Continue reading

19. January 2015 by Howard
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PROM COUNTRY: A HISTORY edited by Dr Liz Rushen

This collection celebrates the landscape and people of the Prom Country. Continue reading

15. December 2014 by Howard
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Welshpool: The Story of a Gippsland Port and Town by Donald John Linforth

This delightful history was written over a period of 20 years The museum is delighted to offer it for sale via this website (1 to 2 copies only), or by contacting our research officer should multiple copies be required.. research@promcountryhistory.org.au Postage $8.50 (Australia … Continue reading

10. December 2014 by Howard
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Great Gippsland Mysteries – Grant Robinson BSc.

Grant has spent the last two years compiling evidence on some of Gippsland’s greatest mysteries. Continue reading

05. October 2014 by Howard
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FAMDA’s Frolics & FAMDA’S Further Frolics

These 2 publications are availbable either separately or combined to reduce postage. FAMDA’s Frolics $7.00 plus postage FAMDA’S Further Frolics $7.00 plus postage   FAMDA’s Frolics & FAMDA’S Further Frolics  cost $14.00 plus postaage   Click on link below for … Continue reading

17. July 2014 by Howard
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Along the Ridge and Beyond by Dorothy Williams

Dorothy’s latest book – a history of the families who pioneered the O’Grady’s Ridge area. Continue reading

27. December 2013 by Howard
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Combined to Win by John Gilbert

Foster Cricket Club – Premiers 1970-71 Season Continue reading

27. December 2013 by Howard
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Living in the Best Time Winifred R Guatta

A delightful ‘recollection’ of Joe Morgan’s stories. Continue reading

24. January 2013 by Howard
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The Land of the Lyrebird, Korumburra & District Historical Soc. Inc.

A Story of early Settlement Continue reading

20. November 2012 by Howard
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The settlement of Wonga, First 50 years, Dorothy Williams

A history of the families who pioneered the Wonga area. Continue reading

19. November 2012 by Howard
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The Early Years by Dorothy Williams

The Settlement of Amey's Track

A history of the families who pioneered the Amey’s Track and Foster North area between 1850 and 1950. Continue reading

19. November 2012 by Howard
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Cards at the Museum

selection available at the museum Continue reading

19. December 2011 by Howard
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Snake Island & The Cattlemen of the Sea, Cheryl Glowrey

The interactions between ordinary people, policy makers and the environment are themes in this history of Snake Island. Continue reading

22. November 2011 by Howard
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Shipwrecks on the East Gippsland Coast, Don Love

Exploring the fate of 140 vessels lost from Corner Inlet to Cape Howe, 1797-1945. Continue reading

20. November 2011 by Howard
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Shipwrecks on the South Gippsland Coast, Don Love

Exploring the fate of 84 ships lost along the South Gippsland Coast 1839-1945. Continue reading

20. November 2011 by Howard
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Stockyard Creek to Foster with Patricia Fleming

Stockyard Creek from the Jetty. Continue reading

19. November 2011 by Howard
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Defending the Eye of the Needle, Ian C McKellar & Morrie Fenton

Cape Otway 1939-1945 Continue reading

19. November 2011 by Howard
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History & Memories of 14 Radar Station Wilsons Promontory, Ian C McKellar

A top-secret station during World War II. Continue reading

19. November 2011 by Howard
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Woorarra West via Foster, South Gippsland, Trevor M Lagstrom

Recollections of Woorarra West Continue reading

19. November 2011 by Howard
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