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Wollemi National Park

Day Walks from Newnes - Part 2

By Michael Keats OAM, Brian Fox and Yuri Bolotin

Publisher: Design Portfolio Pty Ltd

Released: 24 November 2019

Pages: 530

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 40
20 Species of conservation significance 41
21 Native Animals 43
22 Wilderness 46
23 Aboriginal heritage 47
24 European historic heritage 49
25 An Abridged History of Newnes 51
26 Background 52
27 Genesis 54
28 Growing Pains 55
29 Postal, Banking and Telephone Services 56
30 William Barbour, a Retiring Mine Manager Held in High Esteem 57
31 Life on the Other Side of the Tracks 58
32 Workers on their Own 60
33 Saving Workers from Sin 60
34 Putting down Roots 60
35 Community Initiatives 62
36 Frustrations 63
37 Creative Self-help 63
38 Only in Australia 66
39 World War I 68
40 DIY Therapy 69
41 Change in the Air? 70
42 On a War Footing 71
43 Sporting Bonds 72
44 A Second Serve of Self-help 73
45 The Cost of Prosperity 75
46 Depression 76
47 Community Strength 80
48 Misplaced Optimism 81
49 Bypassed 'by Decree' 81
50 The Last Hurrah 81
51 Senescence 82
52 Rebirth as an Eco-tourist Destination 82
53 Historic Photo Collections 83
54 The Walks 96 - 506
55 Abbreviations 507
56 Bibliography 508
57 Gazettes, Newspapers and Miscellaneous references 510
58 Maps 511
59 Index 513