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All these Newsletters and articles are available to view. Please remember this is copyright material. It can be used for research purposes but should be attributed to the authors and Orbost & District Historical Society. Although authors have made efforts to provide accurate material, this cannot be guaranteed.

003 N – A PLUCKY WOMAN, 1903 – John Phillips.pdf
004 N – FARMING IN EAST GIPPSLAND – John Phillips.pdf
005 N – COMMONWEALTH HOTEL – John Phillips.pdf
006 N – PHOTOS OF THE SNOWY & BRODRIBB, 1899 – John Phillips.pdf
007 N – SHIPPING – John Phillips.pdf
008 N – P S CURLIP – John Phillips.pdf
009 N – RAILWAY LINE – John Phillips.pdf
010 N – ORBOST POST OFFICE, 1898 – John Phillips.pdf
011 N – BRIEF HISTORY OF ORBOST – John Phillips.pdf
012 N – EARLY HISTORY GOONGERAH – John Phillips.pdf
013 N – EAST GIPPSLAND, Dalgety 1975-76 – John Phillips.pdf
014 N – MEMORIES OF 1870 FLOOD – John Phillips.pdf
015 N – UNION BANK, 1925 – John Phillips.pdf
016 N – STATE SAVINGS BANK, 1921 – John Phillips.pdf
017 N – BANK OF NSW, 1933 – John Phillips.pdf
018 N – BANK OF VICTORIA, 1921 – John Phillips.pdf
019 N – COMMERCIAL BANK OF AUSTRALIA, 1933 – John Phillips.pdf
020 N – S R MAIL ITEMS,1930, BOWLS CROQUET – John Phillips.pdf
021 N – S R MAIL ITEMS OCT 1934, RAILWAY – John Phillips.pdf
022 N – McKILLOPS BRIDGE 1935 – John Phillips.pdf
023 N – BRODRIBB HALL, 1924 – John Phillips.pdf
024 N – BRODRIBB HALL, Ben Webb – May Leatch, John Phillips.pdf
025 N – THE 1934 FLOOD – John Phillips.pdf
026 N – FLOODS PAST AND PRESENT, THE 1934 FLOOD, C Grove – John Phillips.pdf
027 N – NAMING OF ORBOST LANDMARKS – John Phillips.pdf
028 N – EARLY DAYS OF ORBOST – John Phillips.pdf
029 N – THE OTHER END OF THE SNOWY, F W Rodwell – John Phillips.pdf
030 N – THE SNOWY, O S Green – John Phillips.pdf
031 N – FROM ORBOST TO EDEN 100 YEARS AGO – John Phillips.pdf
032 N – MAIZE GROWING ON THE SNOWY RIVER, Jim Lynn – John Phillips.pdf
033 N – BILLS WATER TROUGHS – John Phillips.pdf
034 N – FOUNDATION OF THE SHIRE & TOWNSHIP OF ORBOST – John Phillips.pdf
035 N – THE SAUNDERS FAMILY – John Phillips.pdf
036 N – ORBOST’S WAR MEMORIAL – John Phillips.pdf
037 N – RIVER TRADING ON THE SNOWY – John Phillips.pdf
038 N – CAMERON FAMILY – Margaret Smith.pdf
039 N – HISTORY OF ORBOST Part 1, Margaret Carlyon – John Phillips.pdf
040 N – HISTORY OF ORBOST Part 2, Margaret Carlyon – John Phillips.pdf
041 N – HISTORY OF ORBOST Part 3, Margaret Carlyon – John Phillips.pdf
042 N – HISTORY OF ORBOST Part 4, Margaret Carlyon – John Phillips.pdf
043 N – HISTORY OF ORBOST Part 5, Margaret Carlyon – John Phillips.pdf
044 N – MEMORIES OF MARLO, Mrs Elsbeth Conlon (nee Stirling) – John Phillips.pdf
045 N – MARTIN JORGENSEN – John Phillips.pdf
046 N – 1971 FLOOD, ORBOST RAILWAYS – John Phillips.pdf
047 N – HENLEY-ON-SNOWY CARNIVAL 1918 – John Phillips.pdf
048 N – RIVER CLOSURE, RIVER SHIPPING 1912 – John Phillips.pdf
049 N – REV. MORTON, MAN OF FAITH, Pentecost Island Mask, Catherine Elliott – John Phillips.pdf
050 N – FIRST SAW MILL AT ORBOST, Richardsons at Tabbara – John Phillips.pdf
051 N – ORBOST REMINISCENCES of John J Johnston – John Phillips.pdf
052 N – AUGUSTUS WILHELM SCHARLEMANN – John Phillips.pdf
053 N – WHEN THE TELEGRAPH FIRST CAME TO ORBOST 1895 – John Phillips.pdf
054 N – NEW BRIDGES ACROSS SNOWY RIVER, 1975 – John Phillips.pdf
055 N – ORBOST AGRICULTURAL SHOWS from 1892, Part 1 – John Phillips.pdf
056 N – ORBOST AGRICULTURAL SHOWS, Part 2 – John Phillips.pdf
057 N – ORBOST AGRICULTURAL SHOWS, Part 2 continued – John Phillips.pdf
058 N – TIMBER INDUSTRY IN EAST GIPPSLAND, Part 1, Stan Hunt – John Phillips.pdf
059 N – TIMBER INDUSTRY IN EAST GIPPSLAND, Part 2, Stan Hunt – John Phillips.pdf
060 N – ORBOST AMBULANCE SERVICE, Brian Rayner – John Phillips.pdf
061 N – RIVER, ROAD, RAILWAY Part 1, Di Weatherley – John Phillips.pdf
062 N – RIVER, ROAD, RAILWAY, Part 2, Di Weatherley – John Phillips.pdf
063 N – RIVER, ROAD, RAILWAY, Part 3, Di Weatherley – John Phillips.pdf
064 N – A HIGHWAY THROUGH GIPPSLAND – John Phillips.pdf
065 N – WHO’S WHO IN ORBOST – John Phillips.pdf
066 N – GIPPSLAND & NORTHERN CO-OPERATIVE CO., Orbost – John Phillips.pdf
067 N – JARRAHMOND’S AVENUE OF HONOUR, World War 2 memorial planting – John Phillips.pdf
068 N – JARRAHMOND ROLL OF HONOR 1914-1919 – John Phillips.pdf
069 N – TAMBO SHIRE, Obost Shire, Part I – John Phillips.pdf
070 N – TAMBO SHIRE, Part 2 – John Phillips.pdf
071 N – SNOWY RIVER SAGA, N A Wakefield – John Phillips.pdf
072 N – TAMBO SHIRE, Part 3 – John Phillips.pdf
073 N – TAMBO SHIRE 1882-92 Part 4 – John Phillips.pdf
074 N – THE CADWALLADER FAMILY – John Phillips.pdf
075 N – CONRAN GRAVE, SHIPWRECKS, GRAVES – John Phillips.pdf
076 N – EARLY DAYS ON THE SNOWY RIVER – John Phillips.pdf
077 N – RICHARD RUDOLPH (RUDI) KREYMBORG 1904-87 – John Phillips.pdf
078 N -1920 MOTOR TRIP THROUGH CROAJINGOLONG – John Phillips.pdf
079 N – THE SNOWY RIVER CO-OPERATIVE, Gordon Andrews – John Phillips.pdf
080 N – ORBOST RAIorbostLWAY, The Motor Train – John Phillips.pdf
081 N – ORBOST RAILWAY, Harry Grosvenor – John Phillips.pdf
082 N – ANKE DE GEUS, a New-Australian in Orbost – May Leatch.pdf
083 N – TOBACCO related items from our collection – Marlene Robb.pdf
084 N – DAVID PATEN In Memory of Dave Paten – Heather Terrell.pdf
085 N – 1891 WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE PETITION and one woman who signed her name – Jenni York.pdf
086 N – WESTON’S and ORBOST BAKERY – May Leatch, Marilyn Morgan.pdf
087 N – MARLO SCHOOL, a School in Parts – Lois Crisp.pdf
088 N – SOUVENIRS IN OUR COLLECTION – Marlene Robb.pdf
089 N – PAT MARSHALL, my time at the Commonwealth Hotel 1960-66 – Vicki Everett.pdf
090 N – ORBOST PRESBYTERIAN-UNITING CHURCH – Margaret Smith.pdf
091 N – SAMUEL JAMES LYNN, a pioneer of the Orbost district – Margaret Hollands.pdf
092 N – ORBOST STREET NAMES of Antarctic explorers – May Leatch.pdf
093 N – HARRY BOYD, Marlo cemetery mystery – Lois Crisp.pdf
094 N – HENRY JAMES, his life and unusual death – May Leatch.pdf
095 N – ORBOST CORDIAL FACTORY – John Phillips.pdf
096 N – JAMES ALEXANDER ROBERTSON, first selector at Lochend – John Phillips.pdf
097 N – CHAIRS in our collection – Marlene Robb.pdf
098 N – ALFRED WILLIAM CLARK, Police Officer – Lois Crisp.pdf
099 N – STONY CK TRESTLE BRIDGE ON NATIONAL ESTATE LIST – John Phillips.pdf
100 N – JOHN GAVIN RALSTON – Margaret Smith.pdf
101 N – NOWA NOWA IRON ORE – Lindsay Thomson.pdf
102 N – ORBOST HOUSE, the Jensen family – Marilyn Morgan.pdf
103 N – SOME HIDDEN TREASURES from our collection – May Leatch.pdf
104 N – INFANT WELFARE CENTRE A story of persistence – Noreen Thomson.pdf
105 N – SNOWY RIVER BRIDGE 1922-34 – Lois Crisp.pdf
106 N – RED CROSS CENTENARY 1914-2014 – Di Miller.pdf
107 N – RON HALL, A lifetime driving buses – May Leatch, Marilyn Morgan, John Phillips.pdf
108 N – DON JOHNS, train driver – May Leatch, Marilyn Morgan, John Phillips.pdf
109 N – JOHN (GIOVANNI) SANNA, Italian migrant, sleeper cutter – May Leatch.pdf
110 N – HATS and CAPS in our collection – Marlene Robb.pdf
111 N – ORBOST BOWLING CLUB – Margaret Smith.pdf
112 N – LIVING MEMORIALS and SIGNIFICANT TREES – Audrey Van Den Berg.pdf
113 N – ORBOST CEMETERY and some early burials – Lindsay & Noreen Thomson.pdf
114 N – TOM JOINER 1914-2009 – May Leatch.pdf
115 N – HARRY GROSVENOR, teacher – John Phillips.pdf
116 N – IRONS from our collection – Marlene Robb.pdf
117 N – WARTIME MYSTERY What happened to Beaufort A9-426 – Di Miller, May Leatch.pdf
118 N – THE GREAT WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUES AND SCROLLS – Jenni York.pdf
119 N – WEHNER FAMILY BLACKSMITHS AT ORBOST – John Phillips.pdf
120 N – MARLO POST OFFICE – John Phillips, Marilyn Morgan.pdf
121 N – BOB TREWIN, Tired not Retired – May Leatch.pdf
122 N – DOLLS, Items from our collection – Marlene Robb.pdf
123 N – EVELINE TREVASKIS, teacher 62 years of service – John Phillips.pdf
124 N – SCHOOLS IN THE BONANG-BENDOC AREA – Lois Crisp.pdf
125 N – JARRAHMOND SCHOOL 1886-1914 – Jeanette Honey.pdf
126 N – PIONEERING AT NEWMERELLA 1959-66 Bob & Brenda Johnson – May Leatch.pdf
127 N – SCHOOLS IN THE BONANG AREA – Lois Crisp.pdf
128 N – LAURIE LIGHT, SLEEPER CUTTER – Heather Terrell.pdf
129 N – WILLIAM (BILLIE) BLACKMORE – John Phillips.pdf
130 N – BUILDING THE 1970s ORBOST BRIDGES – May Leatch, David Jellie.pdf
131 N – SCHOOLS AT GOONGERAH, SARDINE CREEK & TUBBUT – Lois Crisp.pdf
132 N – BEMM RIVER SCHOOLS – John Phillips.pdf
133 N – SEARCHING FOR ‘RAYMOND’, William O’Dell Raymond – Audrey Van Den Berg.pdf
134 N – ORBOST GIFT Part 1 – Jenni York
135 N – MY LIFE IN FOUR WORLDS – Margaret Hollands.pdf
136 N – FOUNDING OF ORBOST SHIRE1892 – Lois Crisp
137 N – ORBOST’S HAT FACTORY Part 1 – John Phillips.pdf
138 N – ORBOST’S HAT FACTORY Part 2 – John Phillips.pdf
139 N – SCALES and BALANCES – from our Collection – Marlene Robb.pdf
140 N – WANGARABELLE SCHOOL – Lois Crisp.pdf
141 N – WANGARABELLE CEMETERY – Lois Crisp.pdf
142 N – William (Bill) Hunter, surveyor and botanical collector – May Leatch.pdf
143 N – The Majestic Picture Theatre & The Hardy Family – Part 1 – John Phillips
144 N – The Majestic Picture Theatre & The Hardy Family – Part 2 – John Phillips
145 N – Rev Frederick John EVANS – Jenny McLennan
146 N – Grevillea Grove – Audrey Van Den Berg
147 N – JOHN ROWE, Pioneering school teacher – Lois Crisp.pdf
148 N – FROM THE SLEEPER CUTTING EXHIBITION 2018 – May Leatch
149 N – BIKES IN ORBOST – Geoff and Lee Stevenson.pdf
150 N – LIFE AT MARTINS CREEK, 1930s – May Leatch
151 N – BIG AIRSHOW AT MARLO’S LITTLE AIRFIELD 1991 – Heather Terrell and Gabby Young
152 N – ALBERT THOMAS CAM – Lois Crisp
153 N – Sidney and Frank MORTIMER, Snowy River captains – Lois Crisp
154 N – WORLD WAR 2 MEMORABILIA – May Leatch.pdf
155 N – THE CRABTREE FAMILY – Annette Peisley & Lois Crisp