This thoroughly researched book describes the rich history of the Manning Valley, a hidden gem tucked away on the eastern coast of Australia. In doing so it paints a vivid picture of Australia before and after settlement, telling stories of the characters who left barren homelands to start a new life on the other side of the world.
Also comprehensively covers the ecological and geographical history of the WIngham Brush, the last remnant of ancient wilderness in the region.
Includes information on the following places: Wingham, Coopernook, Croki, Cundletown, Dingo Creek, Gloucester, Killabakh, Killawarra, Kimbriki, Krambach, Marlee, Moondrook, Oxley Island, Port Macquarie, Taree, Tinonee, Woodside, Manning River Valley.
Includes bibliographical references and index.