||Dundas Shire Centenary, 1863-1963 / compiled by the Hamilton Spectator for the Dundas Shire Council.
||Hamilton, Vic. : Hamilton Spectator for the Dundas Shire Council, 1963.
|| 120 p. : ill., portraits, hbk ; 22 cm.
Byaduk (Vic.) (Gunditjmara Country)
Hamilton (Vic.) (Gunditjmara Country)
Cavendish (Vic.) (Gunditjmara Country)
Dundas (Vic. : Shire)
Aborigines: the first settlers p5. Mitchell and general exploration p7. Local government development p9. Squatters opened up Dundas p11. Formation of the Shire p17. The first steps p19. Three shire halls p20. Tragedy of first Shire Secretary [John Walpole] p24. First Shire President [Thomas McKellar] p25. Another outstanding pioneer [William Philip] p28. The Christie family p29. Shire of Dundas p33. Fire scourge in Dundas p37. Councillors and officers 1963-64 p40. Present day councillors p42. Cr L.D. Cordy p42. Cr Claude Dark p43. Hynes family at Glenisla p43. Walter family p44. Kirkwood family p45. Cr J.L. Kelly p45. Cr Donald K. McKellar p46. Cr J.L.C. Young p47. Shire Secretary [Mr J.R. Mitchell] p47. Shire Engineer [Mr D.T. Macdonald] p48. Rate Collector [Mr Keith F. Eales] p48. Engineer served 52 years [Algernon Abbott] p49. Shire officials p50. Smiths served the Shire notably [Charles Henry Smith and his son Leslie Clifford Smith] p51. Health services p53. Save the Wannon Committee p53. Growth of the towns p56. Hamilton p56. Cavendish p63. Mokanger Property p68. Kenilworth, Cavendish p68. Strathkellar p69. Tarrington p71. Byaduk p74. Pioneers at Byaduk [Thomas and Mary Harper] p78. Chinese came to the district p79. Transport and communications p81. District post offices opened p86. Telegraph services p89. In the days of Cobb and Co. p91. Roads network in Shire p94. Coming of the railway p95. The Hamilton Spectator [newspaper] p101. Radio Western 3HA p104. Education [schools] in the Shire p105. Many tourist attractions p108. Wannon and Nigretta Reserves p108. The Grampians p112. Mount Napier p113. Famous fossil beds p114. Rural progress in the Shire p115. Soldier settlement p115. Soldier settlement estates (post 1939-45 War) p116. Lincoln Studs p117. Famous shorthorn stud [Yulecart property of J.L. Davey; A.J. Simpson] p118. Conclusion p120. Acknowledgements p120.