Contents: Why a mining towns issue p51. Shay Gap / Lawrence H. Howroyd p52. Kambalda West township p57. The Walkabout Hotel / Motel approach / Peter Overman p58. The Nabalco Gove Project: Nhulunbuy, extracted from a paper by J.M. Agius p61. Early Victorian gold towns - their effect on the nation / Granville Wilson p65. Beechworth, Victoria p71. Coolgardie, Western Australia p72. Silverton, New South Wales p74. Ravenswood, Queensland p76. Burra, South Australia p80. Devising the maximum merits of living in remote communities / T.B. Brealey p81. The role of the social scientist in the planning team, extracted from a paper by O.A. Oeser p86. A Federal Government policy statement on development of mining towns / R.F.X. Connor p87. Pilbara mining towns, Western Australia / Bruce Tomlinson p90. Architecture R.I.P. / Harry Sowden p92.