Sign In

Wollemi National Park

Day Walks from Newnes - Part 1

By Michael Keats OAM, Brian Fox and Yuri Bolotin

Publisher: Design Portfolio Pty Ltd

Released: 23 March 2019

Pages: 448

Price: $58

Free Delivery - Australia Wide



Table of Contents

# Section Page
01 Preface 6
02 Introduction 8
03 Day Walks from Newnes 9
04 Access and Facilities 9
05 Fitness and Bushwalking Skills 10
06 Please Read Carefully 10
07 Invitation 10
08 How the Three Volumes of Day Walks from Newnes are Organised 11
09 Walks from Newnes: Their Main and Prominent Features 13
10 The Authors 17
11 Bushexplorers Website: www.bush.explorers.com.au 21
12 Acknowledgements 22
13 Disclaimer and Warning 25
14 Wollemi National Park 27
15 Physical 28
16 Extract from the Wollemi National Park Plan of Management 31
17 Geology, landform, soil and catchments 36
18 Native plants 39
19 Vegetation communities of conservation significance 41
20 Species of conservation significance 43
21 Native Animals 43
22 Wilderness 46
23 Aboriginal heritage 47
24 European historic heritage 49
25 A Concise History of the Wolgan Valley 51
26 Physical 52
27 Aboriginal Prehistory 54
28 Name Origins 55
29 Discovery and Entry 54
30 Donkey Steps Route 56
31 Wolgan Road 56
32 Wolgan Road Accidents and Incidents 61
33 Coach Road Route (Old Coach Road) 62
34 Early Land Auctions 62
35 Settlement 63
36 Early Livestock Sales 66
37 Wolgan Homestead 67
38 Jacks Camp 6
39 Lambs Flat 67
40 Lambs Halfway House 68
41 Wolgan Town 70
42 Stockman’s Huts 72
43 Stockyards 72
44 Landing Grounds 73
45 Newnes 73
46 Lambs Tunnel 73
47 Wolgan Coal Project 74
48 Major Wolgan Valley Landholders 75 - 81
49 The Walks 82 - 422
50 Abbreviations 423
51 Bibliography 424
52 Gazettes, Newspapers and Miscellaneous references 426
53 Maps 427
54 Index 429