Australia's Mining History: a bibliography

As amended 5th May 1997

This bibliography encompasses references to works covering mining in Australia, generally. It purports to include all minerals and all of Australia. Some of the material listed here refers to specific areas and localities, although those sources referring specifically to particular states are listed separately below.

General

Alexander, J. and Hattersley, R., Australian Mining, Minerals and Oil, David Ell Press, Sydney, 1980.

Anon., 'Mineral production of Australia in 1950', in Chemical Engineering and Mining Review, Melbourne, Tait Publishing Co., 10 August 1951, pp. 409-11.

Anon., '1954 prospects of Australian mining industry', in Chemical Engineering and Mining Review, Melbourne, Tait Publishing Co., 11 January 1954, pp. 135-38.

Anon., 'Mineral rich regions of Australia'. Part 1: Tasmania's Mt Read volcanics. Part 2: The Pilbara region of Western Australia: more than iron ore and gas', in Johnny Green's Journal, vol. 9, no. 4, April 1989, pp. 15-18, vol. 10, no. 3, January 1990, pp. 6-10.

Anon., 'The minerals industry: it's absolutely essential', in Mining Review, vol. 15, no. 3, June 1991.

Australian Minerals and Energy Environment Foundation, Mining and the environment: a decade of Australian documentation, Australian Minerals and Energy Environment Foundation, Canberra, 1991.

Australian Mining Industry Council, 'Minerals: sustaining the future', in Mining Review, June 1989, pp. 3-69.

Bambrick, Susan, 'Mining: the Problems for Australia', in Australian Quarterly, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 64-77.

Bambrick, Susan, The Changing Relationships: the Australian government and the mining industry, Committee for Economic Development of Australia, Melbourne, 1975.

Bambrick, S., Australian Minerals and Energy Policy, ANU Press, Canberra, 1979.

Barnett, Donald W., Minerals and Energy in Australia, Cassell, Sydney, 1979.

Blainey, Geoffrey, The Rush That Never Ended: A History of Australian Mining, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1963 and subsequent editions.

Blainey, Geoffrey, 'A Theory of Mineral Discovery: Australia in the Nineteenth Century', in Economic History Review, vol. 23, 1970, pp. 298-313.

Blainey, Geoffrey, 'How to sterilise the golden goose'. Abridged version of speech by Professor Geoffrey Blainey on the mining industry in Australia, Tokyo, 1982, in Australian, 30 April 1982, p. 16.

Bolton, G., Spoils and spoilers: a history of Australians shaping their environment, Allen and Unwin, North Sydney, 1992.

Brain, P.J. and Seguyers, G.P., Energy and the Australian economy, Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1981.

Butlin, N.G., Investment in Australian Economic Development 1861-1900, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 1964.

Cannon, M., Who's master? Who's man?, Viking O'Neil, Ringwood, 1988.

Carroll, B., Australia's Mines and Miners: An Illustrated History of Australian Mining, Macmillan, South Melbourne, 1977.

Carruthers, D.S. and Fitzhardinge, S., 'The mineral industry as a factor of growth in the Australian economy', in Growth, no. 21, November 1969.

Clark, D., Australian Mining and Metallurgy, Critchley Parker, Melbourne, 1904.

Coghill, I., Australia's Mineral Wealth, Sorrett, Melbourne, 1971.

Committee for Economic development of Australia, The Minerals Industry in Australia: ... its effect on economic growth, a statement of policy, Committee for Economic development of Australia, Melbourne, 1972.

Cook, L.H., and Porter, M.G. (eds), The Minerals Sector and the Australian Economy, George Allen and Unwin, Sydney, in association with the Centre of Policy Studies, Monash University, 1984.

Crough, G.J., Foreign Ownership and Control of the Australian Mineral Industry, University of Sydney, Sydney, 1978.

Cull, R.G., Mining in Australia, Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1991.

Davidson, Bruce R., 'Developing nature's treasures: agriculture and mining in Australasia', in The Commonwealth of Science: ANZAAS and the Scientific Enterprise in Australasia, 1888/1988, 1988, pp. 272-91.

Davison, W.B., 'Mineral wealth in Australia's North', in Exports of Australia, Melbourne, August-September 1953, p. 32.

Deans, Alan (ed.), Alexander and Hattersley's Australian Mining, Minerals and Oil, Law Book Company, Sydney, 4th ed., 1984.

Derrick, S.D., McDonald, D. and Rosendale, P., 'The Development of Energy Resources in Australia: 1981 to 1990', in Australian Economic Review, no. 55, 1981.

Doran, C.R., 'An historical perspective on mining and economic change', in Cook, L.H., and Porter, M.G. (eds), The Minerals Sector and the Australian Economy, 1984, pp. 37-84.

Fisher, George R., The contribution of the minerals industry to the development of Australia, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1960.

Fisher, George, Overseas investment in the Australian mining industry, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1967.

Fitzpatrick, B., The British Empire in Australia: an economic history 1834-1939, Melbourne, 1941.

Freeman, G.B. and F.C. Mathieson and Sons, Australian Mining Manual, Effingham Wilson, London, 1896.

Glasson, K.R., and Rattigan, J.H. (eds), Geological aspects of the discovery of some important mineral deposits in Australia, Monograph no. 17, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1990.

Godden, Danvers and Robertson, William, N., Australian Mining Companies' Accounts, Gee & Co., London, 1902.

Green, Frank (ed.), Extractive Metallurgy in Australia: non-ferrous metallurgy, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1953.

Henning, G.R., 'Mines and mining', in Borchardt D.H. and Crittenden, Victor (eds), Australians: a Guide to Sources, Fairfax, Syme and Weldon Associates, Sydney, 1987, pp. 261-70.

Hooper, R Pitman and Black, A.B. (eds.), Mining Methods in Australia and Adjacent Territories, Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne, 1953.

James, A.V.G., 'A concise geological survey of Australia', in Walkabout, July 1950, pp. 10-20.

Johns, R.K. (comp. and ed.), History and Role of Government Geological Surveys in Australia, South Australian Government Printer, Adelaide, 1976.

Kalix, Z., Fraser, L.M. and Rawson, R.I., Australian Mineral Industry: production and trade, 1842-1964, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1966.

Katzenellenbogen, Simon, `South African Mining and Investment in Australia before 1950', in Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, The City and Empire. vol. 2: Collected Seminar Papers no. 36, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London, 1987, pp. 69-78.

Katzenellenbogen, Simon, 'Southern African mining interests in Australia before 1939', in Business History, vol. 32, no. 3, July 1990, pp. 120-32.

Kennedy, Kett H., 'Australia's mineral heritage: an historian's perspective'. Key address to the AusIMM Mineral Heritage Seminar, 2nd, 1988, Sydney in AusIMM Bulletin and Proceedings, vol. 293, no. 8, December 1988, pp. 70-74.

King, Haddon F., 'Australia's Mineral potential: a 50 year perspective', in Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Bulletin, vol. 289, no. 8, 1984, pp. 17-20.

Kirk, R.N., `Mining Accounts', Transactions of the Australasian Institute of Mining Engineers, v. 10, 1905, pp. 353-62.

Kubicek, Robert, 'International investment in mining in South Africa, Canada and Australia 1890-1914', in The International Mining History Conference, St Hilda's College, The University of Melbourne, 27-30 August 1985.

Lloyd, L.W., 'Sources and Development of Australian Mining Law', PhD Thesis, Australian National University, 1966.

Lynch, Alban, 'The mineral industry in a changing world'. Address delivered at the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Conference, 1989, Perth, in AusIMM Bulletin and Proceedings, vol. 294, no. 5, September 1989, pp. 57-60.

MacKenzie, B.W. and Barnett, D., Mineral economics, Australian Mineral Foundation, Adelaide, 1976.

Mawby, M.A., 'Mineral regions of Northern Australia', in Chemical Engineering and Mining Review, Melbourne, Tait Publishing Co., March 1954, pp. 234-36.

Mawby, Sir Maurice, 'The Mining Industry in the developing Australia', the 17th William Queale Memorial Lecture, Conzinc Riotinto Australia, Melbourne, 1970.

McCarty, John W., 'British Investment in Overseas Mining 1880-1914', PhD Thesis, Cambridge University, 1960.

McCarty, John, `Staples in Australian Economic History', in Business Archives and History, vol 4, no. 1, February 1964, pp. 1-22.

McIntosh, L., 'Land access and the shrinking world of mining', in Mining Review, November, 1987, pp. 7-11.

McKern, R.B., Multinational Enterprise and Natural Resources, McGraw-Hill, Sydney, 1976.

McLeod, I.R. (ed.), Australian Mineral Industry: The Mineral Deposits, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Bulletin, 72, Canberra, 1965.

McLeod, I.R., Historical Development of the Australian Mineral Industry, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1987.

McLeod, I.R., 'Historical development of the Australian mineral industry', in Year Book Australia, no. 71, 1988, pp. 592-98.

Morse, Roger, 'Energy', in Technology in Australia 1788/1988: a Condensed History of Australian Technological Innovation and Adaptation During the First Two Hundred Years, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Melbourne, 1988, pp. 779-847.

Nye, P.B., 'The Mineral Industry of Australia', in Queensland Government Mining Journal, Brisbane, November 1949, pp. 625-26.

O'Hare, C.W., A history of mining law in Australia', in Australian Law Journal, vol. 45, June 1971, pp. 281-93.

O'Malley, G.B., 'The mineral industries', in Technology in Australia 1788/1988: a Condensed History of Australian Technological Innovation and Adaptation During the First Two Hundred Years, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Melbourne, 1988, pp. 733-77.

Pagan, A.R., 'The end of the long boom -- 1966/1980s', in The Australian Economy in the Long Run, 1987, pp. 106, 130.

Parbo, Sir Arvi, Down Under: Mineral Heritage in Australasia. An illustrated history of mining and metallurgy in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1992.

Phillips, G. Paul, 'Mining today: minerals output rises six-fold since 1965', in Rydge's, vol. 49, July 1976, pp. 91-93.

Playford, P.E. et al, 'Exploration Australia', collection of articles in AusIMM Bulletin, April 1991, pp. 24-28, 30-31, 34-42.

Pike, W.T., Australian heroes and adventurers, E.W. Cole, Melbourne, [1906?].

Pulleine, F.A., The Australasian Mining Directory ..., F.A. Pulleine, Adelaide, 1888.

Raggatt, H.G., Mountains of Ore: mining and minerals in Australia, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1968.

Ralston, Bruce, 'Early mining laws', in Australian Mine Surveyor, vol. 6, no. 2, June 1988, pp. 7-8.

Reynolds, John, Men and Mines: A History of Australian Mining 1788-1971, Sun Books, Melbourne, 1974.

Richmond W.H., and Sharma, P.C. (eds), Mining and Australia, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1983.

Rutland, R., 'Mineral and petroleum resource supply for sustainable development', in 'Outlook 90: national agricultural and resource outlook conference: Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Session 19', ABARE, Canberra, 1990.

Saddler, H., Energy in Australia: politics and economics, Allen and Unwin, North Sydney, 1981.

Samuels, L.E., 'Two hundred years of metals in Australia', in Materials Forum, vol. 11, 1988, pp. 352-80.

Smith, Ben, `The Impact and Management of Minerals Development', in Chapman, Bruce (ed.), Australian Economic growth. Essays in Honour of Fred H. Gruen, ANU, Canberra, 1989.

Stayner, Richard, Local and Regional Impacts of Mining and Associated Developments in Australia, Armidale, 1992.

Stevenson, Garth, Mineral rersources and Australian federalism, Research Monograph 17, Centre for Research on Federal Financial Relations, ANU, Canberra, 1976.

Sweet, K.A., Mining 1, Technical Publications Trust, Perth, 1984.

Sykes, T., The Money Miners: Australia's Mining Boom 1969-1970, Wildcat Press, Sydney, 1978.

Trengrove, A., Discovery. Stories of Modern Mineral Exploration, Stockwell Press, Melbourne, 1979.

Trengrove, A., What's Good for Australia ... ! The Story of BHP, Cassell, Melbourne, 1975.

Tsokhas, Kosmas, Beyond Dependence. Companies, Labour Processes and Australian Mining, Oxford U.P., Melbourne, 1986

Vallance, T.G., `Origins of Australian Geology', in Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 100: 441, 1975.

Waterman, P., 'Governmental and policy requirements for multiple land use to resolve mining versus conservation conflicts: discussion paper', Broken Hill Proprietary Ltd, Canberra, 1986.

White, G., 'The new mining boom', in Historic Environment, vol. 7, no. 1, 1989, pp. 9-12.

Wilkinson, Doug (ed.), Register of Australian Mining 1994-95, Resource Information Unit, Sydney, 1994.

Woodcock, J.T. (ed.), Mining and Metallurgical Practices in Australasia, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1980.

Woodcock, J.T. and Hamilton J.K. (eds), Australasian Mining and Metallurgy: The Sir Maurice Mawby Memorial Volume, Australian Institute of Mining and metallurgy, Parkville, 2 vols., 1993

Zwillenberg, H.J., 'The history of the Australian minerals industry: the story of an exhibition', in Third National Conference on Engineering Heritage, the University of Adelaide, 1-3 December, 1986, Preprints of Papers, 1986, pp. 27-30.

Minerals

Barytes

Searey, P., 'Big future for little known mineral Barytes', in Australian Exporter, Sydney, July 1947, pp. 28-29.

Bauxite/Alumina

Knight, N.D., 'Aluminium', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1986, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1988.

Owen, H.B., 'Bauxite in Australia', Bulletin: no. 24, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Canberra, 1955.

Copper

Anon., 'Australian copper output increasing', in Times Review of Industry, London, June 1953, p. 87.

Anon., 'Copper: the enduring metal', in Construction and Plumbing, vol. 24, July 1982.

Anon., 'Copper industry growing despite setbacks', in Australian Financial Review, April 1953, p. 20.

Roarty, M.J., 'Copper', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1986, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1988.

Gold

Anon., 'A hundred years of gold in Australia', in The Australian Mineral Industry: economic notes and statistics, Melbourne, Bureau of Mineral Resources, vol. 4, no. 2, 1951, pp. 29-37.

Anon., 'All that glitters', in Trends: agriculture - industry - commerce, Sydney, Rural Bank of New South Wales, March 1952, pp. 1-6, 11.

Anon., 'Gold yields', in Industrial & Mining Standard, Melbourne, March 1952, p. 17.

Anon., 'Sale of gold', in Queensland Government Mining Journal, Brisbane, Department of Mines, January 1952, p. 19.

Anon., 'First sales of premium gold in Australia', in Western Australian Mining and Commercial Review, Perth, March 1952, p. 29.

Anon., 'Review of gold industry', in Industrial and Mining Review, July 1952, pp. 34-35.

Anon., 'The goldmining industry', in Industrial and Mining Review, November 1952, p. 13.

Anon., 'Australian gold industry', in Industrial and Mining Review, February 1953, p. 39.

Anon., 'Decline of the gold industry', in National Development, March 1953, pp. 36-40.

Anon., 'The crooks crowded in', in Australia's Heritage, vol. 3, part 38, 1971, pp. 902-05.

Anon., 'Discovery of the richest gold-fields the world had known', in Australia's Heritage, vol. 3, part 38, 1971, pp. 906-12.

Anon., 'How 10,000 diggers staked their claims', in Australia's Heritage, vol. 3, part 38, 1971, pp. 895-99.

Anon., 'A 30-year secret: the discovery of gold', in Australia's Heritage, vol. 3, part 34, 1971, pp. 814-16.

Anon., 'When quartz king replaced digger', in Australia's Heritage, vol. 4, part 47, 1971, pp. 1114-15, 1118-21.

Anon., 'The gold seekers', in CSR News, vol. 7, April 1982, p. 5.

Anon., Gold: the Australian gold rushes, Hordern House, Sydney, 1990.

Barrett, C.L., Gold in Australia, Melbourne, Cassell, 1951.

Barrett, Charles, Gold: the romance of its discovery in Australia, United Press, Melbourne, 1944.

Birch, Bill, 'Gold in Australia, Part 1': in Johnny Green's Journal, vol. 9, no. 1, July 1988, pp. 2-7; 'Gold in Australia, Part 2', in Johnny Green's Journal, vol. 9, no. 2, October 1988, pp. 10-16; 'Gold in Australia, Part 3', in Johnny Green's Journal, vol. 9, no. 3, January 1989, pp. 28-32.

Blainey, Geoffrey, 'The Gold Rushes - Year of Decision', in Historical Studies, May 1962.

Boldrewood, Rolf, The miner's right, a tale of the Australian goldfields, Macmillan, London, 1922.

Burke, K., Gold and Silver: Photographs of Australian Goldfields from the Holtermann Collection, Penguin, Ringwood, 1973.

Butler, Richard, The perfect metal: the gold rush period in Australia, CCH Australia, North Ryde, 1987.

Clark, M., 'Who would want to be a digger?' in ANU Historical Journal, Canberra, vol. 12, 1976, pp. 3-14.

Colligan, Mimi, Rush for gold Australia 1851-1870: Australia's heritage in stamps, Australia Post, Melbourne, 1990.

Colligan, Mimi, Gold seekers of the 1890s, Australia Post, Melbourne, 1992.

Coningsby, Robert James, The discovery of gold in Australia, William Milligan, London, 1895.

Cooke, Elizabeth A., MacCallum, Susan E. and Eagleson, Robert D., Fresh evidence from early goldmining publications, 1851-1860, Australian Language Research Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, 1966.

Davidson, Bruce R., 'The golden age, 1850/1860', in Davidson, Bruce R., European Farming in Australia: an Economic History of Australian Farming, pp. 116-36.

Davidson, G.F., 'Gold', in The Bulletin, 7 July 1954, p. 21.

Deans, Alan, and others, 'Gold in Australia', in Miner Newspaper, vol. 7, no. 20, 8-21 October 1984, pp. 11-19, 21.

Dickson, T.C., Gold, Melbourne [Chamber of Mines, Victoria, and Chamber of Mines, Queensland], 1950.

Dodson, R.G., 'Gold', in Australian Mineral Industry Review for 1987, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1987.

Dugan, Michael, The goldrushes, Macmillan, South Melbourne, 1980.

Dunn, J.A., 'Australian gold', in Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, London, April 1953, pp. 319-30.

Dunstan, J., 'The Chinese experience', in Investigator, Newton, Vic., Geelong Historical Society, vol. 11, December 1976, pp. 110-28, 143.

Fraser, Hamish, 'Gold fever', in Australian, 11-12 April 1987, p. 19.

Gard, Stephen, Good as Gold: the history of gold in Australia, Jacaranda Press, Milton, 1992.

Gee, L.C.E., Bush Tracks and Gold Fields: Reminiscences of Australia's 'Back of Beyond', in F.W. Preece and Sons, Adelaide, 1926.

Gilbert, P.F., Gold, Jacaranda Press, Milton, 1970.

Gold, G., 'The search for gold', in Eureka: rebellion beneath the Southern Cross, Adelaide, Rigby, 1977, pp. 9-23.

Goode, John, The gold rushes, Hodder and Stoughton, Lane Cove, 1982.

Graham, Duncan, 'Strike! Lasseter's reef found at last?' in The Bulletin, 14 December 1974, p. 43.

Hale, F., Wealth beneath the soil: commentary and documents, Nelson, Melbourne, 1981.

Haubold, E., 'Australia's new gold seekers', in Swiss Review of World Affairs, vol. 24, February 1975, pp. 16-17.

Hinde, J., 'A camera to climb into', in Hemisphere, vol. 15, September 1971, pp. 2-10.

Hodge, C., 'Goldrush Australia', in Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 69, part 3, December 1983, pp. 161-78.

Hooper, Meredith, The gold rush in Australia, Hutton Educational Publications, London, 1969.

Industries Assistance Commission, Production of Gold: Industries Assistance Commission Report128, Australian Government Publishing Service, 1977.

Itsin Chin Shan, 'The new gold mountain', in Australia's Heritage, vol. 3, part 40, 1971, pp. 958-60.

Keesing, Nancy (ed.), Gold fever: the Australian goldfields 1851 to the 1890s, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1967.

Keesing, Nancy, (ed.), History of the Australian gold rushes by those who were there, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1976.

Keesing, Nancy, (ed.), Gold fever: voices from Australian goldfields, Eden, North Ryde, 1989.

Kellerman, M.H., 'Interesting account of the travels of Abraham Abrahamsohn', in Australian Jewish Historical Society. Journal and Proceedings, vol. 7, August 1974, pp. 478-94.

Kerr, Colin and Margaret, The gold-seekers, Rigby, Adelaide, 1975.

Korzelinski, S., Memoirs of Gold-digging in Australia, University of Queensland Press, 1979.

Lacy, Willard C., 'Gold: its past and future', in AusIMM Bulletin, nos. 450-451, March/April 1981, pp. 12-14.

Liddy, John C., 'The gold potential of Australia', in Australian Mining, vol. 67, July 1975.

Mackaness, George, (ed.), Australian gold fields, their discovery, progress and prospects, Review Publications, Dubbo, 1976 reprint.

Mackaness, George, (ed.), Murray's guide to the gold diggings: the Australian gold diggings: where they are, and how to get to them, with letters from settlers and diggers telling how to work them, Review Publications, Dubbo, 1978 reprint.

Mackie, J., 'Aspects of the gold rushes', in Economic Record, June 1947, pp. 75-89.

Maddock, Rodney, Supply-side shocks: the case of Australian gold, Canberra, 1983.

Marcuse, H., 'Gold has shaped our history', The Record, February 1951, pp. 24-25, 33.

Mayo, John, 'Rich in hope: the Chilean grain trade and the Australian gold rushes', in Great Circle, vol. 12, no. 1, 1990, pp. 42-58.

McCulloch, Alan, Artists of the Australian gold rush, Lansdowne, Melbourne, 1977.

Miles, T.A., 'The discovery of gold in Australia', in Mining Magazine, London, June 1954, pp. 239-31.

Morrell, W.P., The Gold Rushes, London, 1940.

Morrissey, David, The golden years, Macmillan, South Melbourne, 1986.

Mossenson, D., `Mining Regulations and Alluvial Disputes, 1894-1904', in University of Western Australia, University Studies in History and Economics, 2, 3, 1955.

Nelson, Hank, Black, White and Gold: Goldmining in Papua New Guinea 1878-1930, ANU, Canberra, 1976.

O'Callaghan, Denis, Denis O'Callaghan's long life, reminiscences & adventures throughout the world: Australian gold rushes, black savages, waterless territory, Monte Carlo, and world travels, Denis O'Callaghan, Perth, 1940.

Okazaki, Kasuhiro, 'Osutoraria to kin no rekishi', ['The history of gold in Australia'], in Nichi-Go Buretin, no. 32, July 1983, pp. 14-20.

Peach, W., Bill Peach's Gold, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, 1983.

Peach, W., 'Gold', in Heritage Australia, vol. 2, no. 2, Summer 1983, pp. 2-7.

Phillips, Valmai, Gold, Bay Books, Sydney, 1984.

Preshaw, G. O., Banking under difficulties, Anno Press, New York, 1974.

Price, B.J., The Australian gold rushes, Reed, Terrey Hills, 1976.

Reed, A.W., How gold was discovered in Australia, Longmans Cheshire, Melbourne, 1980.

Reeves, J., 'The lure of an old digging', in The Canberra Times, 26 August 1972, p. 11.

Shaw, A.G.L., 'Gold', in Shaw, A.G.L., Economic Development of Australia, pp. 65-72.

Stirling, Patrick James, The Australian and Californian gold discoveries, and their probable consequences, or, An inquiry into the laws which determine the value and distribution of the precious metals: with historical notices of the effects of the American mines on European prices in the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries: in a series of letters, Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1853.

Stone, D.I. (ed.), Gold Diggers and Diggings: a photographic study of gold in Australia, 1854-1920, Lansdowne, Melbourne, 1974.

Sutherland, George, Tales of the goldfields, George Robertson, Melbourne, 1880.

Sweet, W.C., `Hookworm Disease in Australian Mines', in Proceedings Pan-Pacific Scientific Conference 1924, 2, 1924.

Ward, James, A history of gold as a commodity and as a measure of value: its fluctuations both in ancient and modern times, with an estimate of the probable supplies from California and Australia, W.S. Orr, London, 1852.

Weller, G., Gold!, Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1981.

Woodall, R., 'Gold - Australia and the World', in Gold Mineralisation, University of Western Australia, Perth, 1979.

Iron Ore

Hughes, H., The Australian Iron and Steel Industry 1848-1962, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1964.

Jack, R. Ian and Cremin, Aedeen, Australia's Age of Iron: history and archaeology, Oxford University Press, Sydney, 1994.

Lewis, E., The importance of the iron and steel industry to Australia, Hassell Press, Adelaide, 1948.

Pratt, R., 'Iron and Steel', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1985, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1987.

Mineral Sands

Morley, I.W., Black Sands - A History of the Mineral Sand Industry in Eastern Australia, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1981.

Paterson, O.D., 'Introduction to the Australian mineral sands industry', in Woodcock, J.T. (ed.), Mining and metallurgical practices in Australia, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Monograph 10, Parkville, 1980.

Towner, R.R., 'Rare-earths and Thorium', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1985, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1987.

Towner, R.R., 'Titanium', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1985, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1987.

Towner, R.R., 'Zirconium', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1985, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1987.

Wait-Aid Ltd., Exploitation of Mineral Sand Deposits, Western Australia School of Mines, Kalgoorlie, 1982.

Nickel

Coker, P.A., 'Nickel', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1985, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1987.

Hillier, G., 'Growth of the Australian nickel industry', in Australian Mineral Industry Quarterly Review, vol. 28, no. 4, 1976, pp. 99-113.

Ingram, J.A., 'Nickel deposits', in Bureau of Mineral Resources, Report 2, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1973.

Pyrites

Anon., 'Fool's gold', in Trends: agriculture - industry - commerce, Sydney, Rural Bank of New South Wales, December 1951, pp. 12-17.

Phillips, G. Paul, 'Australia turns to pyrites', in The Regional Development Journal, Canberra, Regional Development Division, Ministry of National Development, November 1951, pp. 203-07.

Silver and lead

Anon., 'Lead - a substantial contributor to Australia's wealth: Australia's production second only to U.S.A.', in The Australian Exporter, Sydney, Export Development Group of New South Wales, October 1951, pp. 28-29.

Dodson, R.G., 'Silver', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1986, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1988.

McNeill, Sir James, Some influences of the Broken Hill experience on the development of resource and manufacturing industries in Australia, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1983

Roarty, M.J., 'Lead', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1986, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1988.

Roddick, S.L., 'Lead and Zinc Deposits', in Bureau of Mineral Resources, Report 5, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1972.

Tin

Anon., 'Plea for Australia's tin mining industry', in The North Queensland Register, 8 November 1952, p. 28.

Anon., 'Incentives urged for Australia's tin mining industry', in Industrial & Mining Standard, Melbourne, 20 November 1952, pp. 21-22.

Anon., 'Tin production', in Monthly Magazine, Townsville, Cummins and Campbell, November 1952, p. 5.

Anon., 'Position of Australian tin mining', in Queensland Government Mining Journal, 20 May 1953, pp. 303-05.

Herman, H., 'Australian Tin Lodes and Tin Mills', in Australasian Institute of Mining Engineers Proceedings VII, new series no. 14, 1914, pp. 278-402.

McNaught, I., 'Tin', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1985, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1987.

Thibault, P. J., Metallurgy of Tin, Australian Mining Standard, Sydney, 1908.

Tungsten

Anon., 'Tungsten: what is its future?' in Jobson's Investment Digest, Sydney, Jobson's Publications, 14 February 1952, pp. 57, 75.

Pearson, H.F., 'Tungsten industry at crossroads', in Australian Financial Review, 9 April 1953, p. 9.

Zinc

Anon., 'The zinc industry is vital', in The Australian Foundry Trade Journal, Carlton, N.S.W., McCrone Publications, May 1952, pp. 17-19.

Raggatt, H.G., Mountains of Ore: mining and minerals in Australia, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1968.

Roarty, M.J., 'Zinc', in Australia's Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1986, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1988.

Roddick, S.L., 'Lead and Zinc Deposits', in Bureau of Mineral Resources, Report 5, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1972.

Energy sources

Coal

Anon., 'Coal research: new programme of C.S.I.R.O.', in Chemical Engineering and Mining Review, Melbourne, February 1951, pp. 171-73.

Anon., '50 years of mining', in The Coal Miner, Sydney, The N.S.W. Combined Colliery Proprietors' Association, August 1951, pp. 6-8.

Anon., 'Major developmental projects in Australia', in Regional Development Journal, Ministry of National Development, Canberra, February 1951, pp. 63-71.

Anon., 'Coal was an export: revival of the coal trade could ensure mineworkers future', in The Coal Miner, Sydney, The N.S.W. Combined Colliery Proprietors Association, July 1951, pp. 16-18.

Anon., 'Western open-cut coal mining', in Australian Coal Shipping Steel and The Harbour, April 1952, pp. 25, 27, 31.

Anon., 'Australian coal', in Commerce, Sydney, Sydney Chamber of Commerce, March 1953, pp. 37-38.

Anon., 'Coal', in Canberra Survey: a monthly research survey, privately circulated (Eric White Associates Pty Ltd), 18 March 1954, pp. 1-12.

Anon., 'Newstan a modern mine', in Australian Coal Shipping Steel and The Harbour, April 1954, p. 25.

Anon., 'Coal in the post-war decade', in Review, Sydney, Bank of New South Wales, November 1955, pp. 11-15.

Anon., '1949: the national coal strike', in Australia's Heritage, vol. 7, part 91, 1972, pp. 2170-71.

Anon., 'Rapid growth in coal production', in Australia's Heritage, vol. 5, part 68, 1971, pp. 1624-27.

Anon., 'Australian hard coke industry: review by Federal Government', in Australian Coal Shipping Steel and The Harbour, 2 June 1952, pp. 75-76.

Anwar Ali Khan, 'Australia's brown coal deposits', in New Commonwealth, 4 August 1952, pp. 124-25.

Australian Government, Commonwealth Board of Inquiry into the coal mining industry. Report of the Commissioner appointed to inquire into and report upon the coal-mining industry, Government Printer, Canberra, [1946].

Australian Government, Commonwealth Board of Inquiry appointed to inquire into and report upon the coal mining industry, 1945-1946. Extract from report of conclusions arrived at under the various terms of reference. Prime Minister's Department, Canberra, 1946.

Davidson, C.G.W., 'The coal industry in Australia', in Australian Quarterly, September 1948, pp. 53-65.

Davidson, Sir Colin G.W., 'Coal in Australia', in Newcastle Chamber of Commerce Journal, Newcastle, The Chamber, Series no. 7, October 1952, pp. 3-4.

Dunstan, Barrie, 'Coal: the new black gold', in Herald, Melbourne, 17 February 1975, p. 4.

Elford, H.S., and McKeown, M.R., Coal Mining in Australia, Tait Publishing Co., Melbourne, 1947.

Ellis, M.H., A Saga of Coal, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1969.

Gibson, Katherine D., 'Industrial reorganization and coal production in Australia, 1860-1982: an historical materialistic analysis', in Australian Geographical Studies, vol. 22, no. 2, October 1984, pp. 221-242.

Hagan, J. and Fisher, C., 'Piece work and some of its consequences in the printing and coal mining industries in Australia, 1850-1930', in Labour History, no. 25, November 1974, pp. 19-39.

Hargraves, A.J., Kininmonth, R.J., Martin, C.H. and Saywell, S.M.C., History of Coal Mining in Australia. Monograph 21, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1993.

Hindmarsh, G.M. and Morris, J.M., 'Mechanisation of coal mines' in Australian Coal Shipping Steel and The Harbour, 1 October 1951, pp. 53, 55, 57, 71, 73, 75.

Huleatt, M.B., 'Brown Coal', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1985, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1987.

Joint Coal Board, Black Coal in Australia, Joint Coal Board, Sydney, 1987.

McKeown, M.R. (ed.), Coal in Australia, Melbourne, 1953.

Melling, Joseph, 'Labour management problems in British and Australian coal mining, 1900/1939', in The International Mining History Conference, St Hilda's College, The University of Melbourne, 27-30 August 1985.

Mighell, N. R., 'Coal and Australian industry', in Institute of Industrial Management, Sydney, 1946.

Moffatt, G., 'Our expanding brown coal industry', in Paper Talk, Melbourne, Employees of Australian Paper Manufacturers Ltd., September-October 1953, pp. 8-11.

Mouldon, F.R.E., The Economics of Australian Coal, Melbourne, 1929.

Owen, H.B., 'Coal shortage is Australia's major problem', in Regional Development Journal, Ministry of National Development, Canberra, May 1951, pp. 76-86.

Power, F. Danvers, Coalfields and Colleries of Australia, Melbourne, 1912.

Rabling, H., Energy for a greater Australia, Tait, Melbourne, 1950.

Raggatt, H.G. (ed.), Fuel and Power in Australia, Cheshire, Melbourne, 1969.

Ritchie, Barry, 'Past romantic: present volatile, future uncertain', in Australian Journal of Mining, vol. 3, no. 17, February 1988, pp. 78-82.

Ritchie, Barry, 'Coal: past romantic, present volatile, future uncertain'. Speech by the Executive Director of the Australian Coal Association at the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Conference, Coal Power '87, Newcastle, 1987, in Mining Review, November 1987, pp. 21-24.

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St John, Edward, 'Coal wastelands: Clutha revisited', in Community, Department of Urban and Regional Development, vol. 2, August 1975, pp. 8-9.

Stewart, Neil, 'Australia's coal rush continues', in Australian Mining, vol. 67, April 1975, pp. 13-16.

Oil and gas

Andrews, R.S., 'The gas industry and state self-sufficiency', in National Gas Bulletin, January-February 1952, pp. 4-10.

Anon., This Age of Oil: A History of the Petroleum Industry in Australia, Petroleum Information Bureau (Australia), Melbourne, 1960.

Anon., 'Crude oil and natural gas in Australia', in Australian Chemical Engineering, vol. 16, July 1975, pp. 13-15.

Anon., 'Australia: tribulations of prosperity', in Petroleum Press Service, London, September 1951, pp. 294-96.

Anon., 'Australian oil projects', in New Commonwealth, London, 21 January 1952, p. 57.

Anon., 'Oil supplies for Australia', in The Australian Exporter, Sydney, Export Development Group of New South Wales, July 1952, p. 31.

Anon., 'Oil supplies for Australia', in Bank of New South Wales Review, Sydney, Bank of New South Wales, August 1952, pp. 10-12.

Anon., 'Exploration in Australia', in Petroleum Press Service, London, September 1952, pp. 309-11.

Anon., 'One of the last of the pioneer industries', in The Journal of Industry, the official organ of the South Australian Chamber of Manufactures, Adelaide, May 1953, pp. 4-7.

Anon., 'Australia's search for oil', in Australian Exporter, Sydney, Export Development Group of New South Wales April 1953, pp. 12-13.

Anon., 'Oil search holds renewed hopes of success', in National Development, Canberra, Department of National Development, June 1953, pp. 2-7.

Anon., 'Australia gripped by oil discovery in arid North West Basin', in Exports of Australia, Melbourne, October-November 1953, p. 19.

Anon., 'Australia strikes oil', in New Zealand Economist and Taxpayer, Wellington, December 1953-January 1954, pp. 214-16.

Anon., 'Prospectors rush for permits to search for oil', in Australian Financial Review, 21 January 1954, p. 1.

Anon., 'Australia's search for oil', in Australian Catholic Digest, Melbourne, Advocate Press, 1 February 1954, pp. 21-24.

Anon., 'Oil in our own backyard', in Wheels: Magazine of Motoring, Sydney, Hudson Publications, January 1954, p. 626.

Anon., 'A century of oil search nears its end at Rough Range', in National Development, Canberra, Department of National Development, December 1953, pp. 2-7.

Anon., 'Oil prospects in Australia', in Economist, London, 9 January 1954, pp. 103-04.

Anon., 'Australian oil rush', in Petroleum Oil Service, London, April 1954, pp. 122-23.

Anon., 'Oil drilling in Fitzroy Basin', in Canberra Letter, Associated Chambers of Manufactures of Australia, 29 April 1954, p. 2.

Anon., 'Oil in Australia', in Commonwealth Survey, London, 8 January 1954, pp. 1-2.

Anon., Petroleum in Australia: The First Century, APEA Ltd, Sydney, 1988.

Bee, E., 'The search for oil in Australia', in World Petroleum, New York, September 1951, pp. 60-61.

Brooks, B.J., 'The development of gas treatment facilities in the Cooper Basin', in Australian Oil and Gas Review, vol. 21, February 1975, pp. 12-19.

Brown, J.D., 'Raggart and the good oil', in Life: The National Digest, Melbourne, Southdown Press, February 1954, pp. 3-5.

Donath, E.J., 'Oil search prospects in Australia', in Australian Financial Review, 5 March 1953, p. 4.

Donath, E.J., 'Oil search prospects in Australia', in The Trade Review of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for Australia, New Zealand and South Sea Islands, Sydney, October 1953, pp. 307-09.

Hunter, A., 'Investment in Petroleum Exploration in Australia', in Economic Record, vol. 42, 1966.

Hutton, W., 'Battle over oil rights has already started', in Western Mail, 7 January 1954, p.7 .

Jackson, Graham, Moore and Partner, Oil and gas exploration in Australia, Sydney Stock Exchange, Sydney, 1978.

Laurence, J.H., 'Oil: major development of post war years', in The Road Patrol, The official journal of the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia and R.A.C. Insurance Pty Ltd., Perth, February 1954, pp. 16-17.

Murray, Robert, Fuels Rush In: Oil and Gas in Australia, Macmillan, Melbourne, 1972.

Murray, Robert, From the Edge of a Timeless Land: A history of the North West Shelf Gas Project, Allen and Unwin, North Sydney, 1991.

Pain, H., 'Oil in Australia', in The Bulletin, 11 April 1951, p. 11.

Petrie, E, Mortimer, G. and Statistical Trends Section of BRE, 'Petroleum', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1985, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1987.

Raggatt, H.G. (ed.), Fuel and Power in Australia, Cheshire, Melbourne, 1969.

Trimmer, John, 'The oil industry in Australia', in Petroleum Review, vol. 23, January 1969, pp. 1-8.

Wade, A., 'Brief history of the search for oil in the Australian Commonwealth', in Journal of the Institute of Petroleum, London, November 1951, pp. 696-716.

Wilkinson, R.A., A Thirst for Burning: The Story of Australia's Oil Industry, David Ell Press, Sydney, 1988.

Wilkinson, R.A., Where God Never Trod: Australia's oil explorers across two centuries, David Ell Press, Sydney, 1991.

Uranium

Anon., Uranium in Australia: A Collection of Articles on the History and Development of the Uranium Mining Industry in Australia, Australian Atomic Energy Commission, Coogee, 1962.

Anon., 'Australia's first uranium for atomic energy commission', in Australian and New Zealand Weekly, London, 12 April 1952, p. 1.

Anon., 'Uranium: Australia's glamour metal', in Australian Financial Review, 10 July 1952, p. 19.

Anon., 'First shipment from Australia's new uranium field', in Manchester Guardian Weekly, Manchester, 14 August 1952, p. 4.

Anon., 'Aircraft to help in search for uranium', in Australian & New Zealand Weekly, London, 9 August 1952, p. ii.

Anon., 'Australian uranium resources', in Industrial Victoria, Melbourne, Victorian Chamber of Manufactures, November 1952, p. 463.

Anon., 'Uranium fever in Australia', in New Commonwealth, London, 15 September 1952, p. 295.

Anon., 'Uranium in Australia', in Industrial and Mining Review, October 1952, pp. 36-38.

Anon., 'All out uranium search started during war', in Australian Financial Review, 4 December 1952, p. 21.

Anon., 'The first of the big five: science has come to the aid of the prospector in overcoming distance and climate, and to help put Australia in the van of atomic raw material producers', in Imperial Review, London, December 1953, pp. 21-22.

Anon., 'Uranium: its discovery and development in Australia', in Australian Exporter, Sydney, Export Development Group of New South Wales, January 1954, p. 22.

Anon., 'Uranium: many companies prepare to exploit resources', in Australian Financial Review, 18 February 1954, p. 4.

Anon., 'The first of the big five,', Imperial Review, London, February 1954, p. 5.

Anon., 'Search intensified in wider field for uranium ores', in Australian Financial Review, 27 May 1954, p. 1.

Australian Atomic Energy Commission, Uranium in Australia: a collection of articles on the history and development of the Uranium mining industry in Australia, Australian Atomic Energy Commission, Sydney, 1962.

Battey, G.C. and McKay, A.D., 'Uranium', in Australian Mineral Industry Annual Review for 1986, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, 1988.

Butler, S., Raymond, R. and Watson-Munro, G., Uranium on Trial, Horowitz, Sydney, 1977.

Cawte, A., Atomic Australia 1944-1990, New South Wales University Press, Kensington, 1992.

Garretty, M.D., 'The uranium boom', in Jobson's Investment Digest, Sydney, Jobson's Publications, 25 February 1954, p. 22.

Lee, G.R., 'Australia's big uranium boom', in Digest of World Reading, March 1954, pp. 1-6.

Prehn, W., 'Australia's atomic future', in South-west Pacific, Canberra, News and Information Bureau, no. 30, pp. 2-7.

Raggatt, H.G., 'Uranium in Australia', in Pacific Neighbours, Melbourne, Victorian Secretariat, Australian American Association, vol. 7, no. 3, 1952, pp. 21-22.

Titterton, E.W. and Robotham, F.P., Uranium, Energy Source of the Future?, Dominion, Melbourne, 1979.

Wallis, Denis, 'Australia's uranium: fuel for the nuclear age', in Australian Geographic, no. 16, October and December 1989, pp. 28-51.

Winton, L.J., 'The Australian Radium Industry', in Mining Review 50, Department of Mines, Adelaide, 1929.

Winton, L.J., 'The Radium and Rare Metals Industry', in Mining Review 43, Department of Mines, Adelaide, 1926.

Precious stones

Opals

Altmann, J.D., 'Spotlight on Australian opals', in Commonwealth Jeweller and Watchmaker, October 1954, p. 156.

Anon., 'Australian opals', in Exports of Australia, Melbourne, August 1950, pp. 18, 77.

Anon., 'Australian opal pioneers 75th anniversary show', in Australian, 27 September 1972, p. 10.

Buchester, K.J., 'The White Cliffs opal field', in Australian Lapidary Magazine, vol. 6, August 1969, pp. 3-10.

Croll, I.C.H., 'The opal industry in Australia', in Bureau of Australia Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin No. 18, Melbourne, Government Printer, 1950.

Gourlay, A.J. and Noakes, L.C., 'Developments in the Australian opal industry', in Australian Mineral Industry, vol. 23, September 1970, pp. 11-20.

Gourlay, A.J. and Noakes, L.C., 'Opal: the world's second major gem industry. Developments in the Australian opal industry', in Southern Miner, vol. 1, 30 November 1970, pp. 21-25.

Kalokerinos, A., In search of opal, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1967.

Morrisby, Edwin, 'Down under down under: on the opal fields', in Quadrant, vol. 32, no. 12, December 1988, pp. 24-28.

Rankin, B.I., 'Activity in Australian opal industry revived greatly in postwar years', in Foreign Trade, Ottawa, March 1951, pp. 522-23.

Rush, Jeremy, 'Koninderie Opal', in Australia Now, vol. 6, no. 1, 1976, pp. 12-13.

Severs, Bud, 'The opal pioneers', in Australian Lapidary Magazine, vol. 5, May 1969, pp. 25-30.

Samuel, E., 'The romance of the Australian opal', in Australian Exporter, Sydney, Export Development Group of N.S.W., January 1953, p. 26.

Taylor, Jack S., 'The story of White Cliffs opal field', in Commonwealth Jeweller and Watchmaker, vol. 55, March 1971, pp. 57-60, 74.

Wollaston, T.C., Opal: The gem of the Never Never, Adelaide, 1924.

Other precious stones

Anon., 'Australia's natural wealth', in Australia's Heritage, vol. 7, part 97, 1972, pp. 2316-17.

Clark, Betty, 'Some historical aspects of diamond mining in Australia', in Australian Lapidary Magazine, vol. 16, January 1980, pp. 4-7.

James, C., 'Sparkle fades for sapphire miners', in The Bulletin, 8 March 1975, pp. 59-60, 62.

McNamara, W., 'Sapphire seeker's safari', in Australian Outdoors, vol. 47, March 1972, pp. 19-21.

Other minerals

De Meyrick, Rosemary, 'The saga of slate: today's tradition', in Australian Antique Collector, no. 32, July/December 1986, pp. 85, 87.

Hennessy, H., 'Gypsum mines to homes', in Walkabout, December 1952, pp. 41-42.

Associated social and economic history

General

Anon., 'Mining Today: isolation, loneliness: source of industrial disputes', in Rydge's, vol. 49, July 1976, pp. 97-98, 100-01.

Alexander, W, and Street, A., Metals in the Service of Man, Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1964.

Birrell, R., Hill, D. and Stanley, J., (eds), Quarry Australia: social and environmental perspectives on managing the nation's resources, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1982.

Blainey, Geoffrey, Gold and Paper 1858-1982: A History of The National Bank of Australasia Limited, The National Bank of Australasia Limited, Melbourne, 1958.

Blainey, Geoffrey and Hutton, Geoffrey, Gold and paper 1858-1982: A History of The National Bank of Australasia Limited , MacMillan, Melbourne, Rev. ed., 1983.

Brennan, Frank, 'What now must be said: a compact for land rights beyond 1988', in From Here to Where?: Australian Christians Owning the Past, Embracing the Future, 1988, pp. 25-44.

Brennan, Frank, 'Aboriginal aspirations to land: unfinished history and a continuing national responsibility', in Finding Common Ground: an Assessment of the Bases of Aboriginal Land Rights, 1986, pp. 12-49.

Brown, Ivor J., 'Mining and tourism in southern Australia', in Industrial Archaeology Review, vol. 12, no. 1, Autumn 1989, pp. 55-66.

Carrodus, Geraldine, Gold, gamblers and sly grog: life on the goldfields, 1851-1900, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1981.

Coghlan, T.A., Labour and Industry in Australia from the first settlement in 1788 to the establishment of the Commonwealth in 1901, 4 vols., 1918, reprinted MacMillan, Melbourne, 1969.

Courtenay, P.P., 'The tropical experience: history of settlement and industry in the Australian tropics', in The Australian Experience: Essays in Australian Land Settlement and Resource Management, 1988, pp. 85-95.

Deery, Phillip, Labour in Conflict: the 1949 coal strike, Australian Study for the Study of Labor History, Canberra, 1978.

Dolman, Anne, 'Inside the mining family: the nineteenth century', in AusIMM Mineral Heritage Seminar, 2nd, 1988, Sydney, pp. 27-29.

Donkin, Nance, 'Women on the goldfields', in Donkin, N., The Women Were There: Nineteen Women Who Enlivened Australia's History, 1988, pp. 121-30, 203, 204.

Douglas, John L., `Mining Finance', in Australian Mining, 15 July 1968, pp. 15-19.

Edwards, Pat, and Baker, Kate, (eds), The gold and glory boys: a selection of Australian folk songs about bush rangers and gold diggers, Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1982.

Fahey, Charles and McCarty, J.W., 'Mining', in G. Davison, J. McCarty and A. McLeary (eds), Australians: A Historical Library, Fairfax, Syme and Weldon Associates, Sydney, 1987, pp. 168-83, 449-50.

Fisher, S.W., `Health Hazards of Coal Mining', QGMJ, 20, 20 February, 1945.

Fitzgerald, T.M., The Contribution of the Mining Industry to Australian Welfare, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1974.

Forrest, P., 'Christmas Island cultural heritage survey: a report', P. Forrest, Darwin, 1989.

Giffins, Jean, The diggers from China: the story of Chinese on the goldfields, Quartet Books, Melbourne, 1981.

Goodwin, Crawford D., `British Economists and Australian Gold', in Journal of Economic History, vol 30, no. 2, 1970, pp. 405-26.

Haas, Adrian R., 'Schools of Mines in Australia 1870/1920', in Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 75, no. 4, March 1990, pp. 275-94.

Jack, R.I., 'The local historian and the physical remains of mining', in Ashton, P. (ed.), Bridging the gap: national issues in local history, Royal Australian Historical Society, Sydney, 1989.

Jack, R. Ian, 'The overseas Chinese: recent work in Australia', in Australian Society for Historical Archaeology Newsletter, vol. 16, no. 3, May 1986, pp. 4-7.

Keesing, Nancy, 'Rags, riches and racism: the gold rush', in Sydney Morning Herald. Good Weekend, 6 February 1988, pp. 30-32.

La Nauze, J.A., 'The Gold Rushes and Australian Politics', in Australian Journal of Politics and History, vol. 13, no. 1, May 1967, pp. 90-94.

Mason, A.A.C., No two the same: an autobiographical, social and mining history 1814-1992 on the life and times of a mining engineer, Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1994.

McCarty, John W., `British Investment in Overseas Mining 1880-1914', PhD thesis, University of Cambridge, 1960.

McKellar, N.L., From Derby Round to Burketown. The A.U.S.N. Story, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, 1977.

McColl, G.D., 'A review of labour relations in the Australian black coal industry', in Working Papers, University of New South Wales, Centre for Applied Economic Research, Kensington, 1982.

Moody, Roger, Plunder!, London: PARTiZANS; Christchurch, N.Z. : CAFCA, 1991

Noble, B.J., 'A National Register perspective: evaluating historic mining resources', in CRM bulletin, vol. 12, no. 2, 1989, pp. 1-4.

Parbo, Sir Arvi, 'The mineral heritage: the people', in AusIMM Bulletin and Proceedings, no. 2, April 1990, pp. 32-36.

Payton, Philip J., The Cornish Miner in Australia (Cousin Jack Down Under), Dyllansow Trunan, Cornwall, 1984.

Payton, Philip, `Cornish Emigration in Response to Changes in the International Copper Market in the 1860s', in Cornish Studies, Three, 1995, pp. 60-82.

Quaife, G.R. (ed.), Gold and colonial society, 1851-1870, Cassell Australia, Stanmore, 1975.

Raymond, R., Out of the Fiery Furnace: The impact of metals on the history of mankind, Macmillan, Melbourne, 1974.

Rogers, Peter Hugh, The industrialists and the Aborigines: a study of Aboriginal employment in the Australian mining industry, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1973.

Ross, Edgar, A History of the Miners' Federation of Australia, Australian Coal and Shale Employees' Federation, Sydney, 1970.

Stafford, Robert A., 'Preventing the 'Curse of California': advice for English emigrants to the Australian goldfields', in Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 7, no. 3, December 1988, pp. 215-30.

Stafford, Robert A., `Geological Surveys, Mineral Discoveries, and British Expansion, 1835-71', in Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, vol. 12, no. 3, May 1984, pp. 5-32.

Stone, Derrick I., Life on the Australian goldfields, Reed, Frenchs Forest, 1982.

Stone, D.I. and Mackinnon, S., Life on the Australian goldfields, Methuen, Sydney, 1976.

Stone, D.I. (ed.), Gold diggers & diggings: a photographic study of gold in Australia, 1854-1920, Lansdowne, Melbourne, 1974.

Tate, Jim, Boom and Depression, 1860-1893: agriculture, mining, industry and town life, Jacanda, Milton, 1971.

Trengrove, A., What's Good for Australia ... ! The Story of BHP, Cassell, Melbourne, 1975.

Tsokhas, Kosmas, Beyond Dependence: Companies, Labour Processes and Australian Mining, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1986.

Williams, Claire, 'Working class women in an Australian mining town', in Hecate, vol. 2, January 1976, pp. 7-20.

Equipment and structures

Milner, Peter, 'The identification of mining relics', in Historic Environment, vol. 7, no. 1, 1989, pp. 13-20.

Stratton, M.A., 'Gas and oil pipelines in Australia: legislative problems and social issues', in Australian Pipeliner, September 1974, pp. 13-18.

Processes

Australian Academy of Technological Sciences (Compiled by Fellows of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering), Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Melbourne, 1988.

Australian Industry Commission, Mining and Minerals Processing in Australia (Government Publishing, Canberra, 1991.

Bambrick, Susan (ed.), Mineral processing in Australia: conference papers and report, August 1973, Centre for Continuing Education, Australian National University, Canberra, 1973.

Bell, Peter and McCarthy, Justin, 'The Evolution of Early Copper Smelting Technology in Australia', paper at Third International Mining History Conference, Golden, Colorado, 1994.

Birmingham, Judy, Jack, R. Ian and Jeans, Dennis, Australian Pioneer Technology: Sites and Relics, Heinemann, Richmond, 1979.

Blainey, Geoffrey, `Technology in Australian History', in Business Archives and History, vol.4, no. 2, August 1964, pp. 117-37.

Clark, D., Australian Mining and Metallurgy, Critchley Parker, Melbourne, 1904.

Dunkin, H.H. (ed.), Ore Dressing Methods in Australia and Adjacent Territories, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1953.

Gordon, H.A., Mining Machinery and Treatment of Ores in Australian Colonies, New Zealand Government Printer, Wellington, 1889.

Idriess, Ian, Prospecting for gold, from the dish to the hydraulic plant, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1931.

Lougheed, Alan L., 'The discovery, development, and diffusion of new technology: the cyanide process for the extraction of gold, 1887/1914', in Prometheus, vol. 7, no. 1, June 1989, pp. 61-74.

Lougheed, Alan L., 'The cyanide process and gold extraction in Australia and New Zealand 1888-1913', in Australian Economic History Review, vol. 27, no. 1, March 1987, pp. 44-60.

Mouat, Jeremy, `The development of the flotation process: technological change and the genesis of modern mining, 1898-1911', in Australian Economic History Review, vol. 36, no.1, March 1996, pp. 3-31

Norrie, A.W. (ed.), Australian Mining and Metallurgy: Miscellaneous Features and Practices, Australian Institute of Mining and metallurgy, Melbourne, 1953.

Todd, Jan; Colonial technology: science and the transfer of innovation to Australia, Camb. U.P., Melbourne, 1995.

Thomas, Fred, `Establishing Copper Smelting in Australia', Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, v. XV, no. 7, May 1994, pp. 313-328.

Wilson, Eugene, Hydraulic and Placer Mining, Wiley, New York, 1907.

Zwillenberg, H.J., 'Technological 'firsts', in the Australian mining and metallurgical industry', in AusIMM Mineral Heritage Seminar, 2nd, 1988, Sydney, pp. 61-64.

Zwillenberg, H.J., 'Australia's technological 'first', in mining and metallurgy', in Mining Review, January 1989, pp. 24-26.

People and organisations

Anon., 'Man who triggered off the gold-rush', [Edward Hammond Hargraves, 1816-1891] Australia's Heritage, vol. 3, part 38, 1971, pp. 889-94.

Blainey, G., The steel master: a life of Essington Lewis, Sun Books, Melbourne, 1981.

Blainey, G. (ed.), If I Remember Rightly. The Memoirs of W.S. Robinson, 1876-1963, F.W. Cheshire, Melbourne, 1967.

Chaput, D. and Kennedy, K.H., The Man from ASARCO: a life and times of Julius Kruttschnitt, The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville, 1992.

Clark, G.L., Built on Gold: recollections of Western Mining, Hill of Content, Melbourne, 1983.

Frankel, S.H., `Gold and International Equity Investment. A Study of Investment in Gold Mining and the Lessons for the International Market in Eqwuity Capital', Hobart Papers, no. 45, 1969, pp. 36-41.

Grainger, E., The remarkable Reverend Clarke: the life and times of the father of Australian geology, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1982.

Gregson, J., The Australian Agricultural Company, 1824-1875, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1907.

Goggin, Gerard, 'CRA -- Conzinc Riotinto of Australia -- mines the university', in Arena, North Carlton, no. 93, Summer 1990, pp. 71-84.

Hore-Lacy, Ian, Broken Hill to Mount Isa. The Mining Odyssey of W.H. Corbould, Hyland House, Melbourne, 1981.

Johnson, Paul, Consolidated Gold Fields: A Centenary Portrait, George Wiedenfield and Nicholson, London, 1987.

Kennedy, Brian, `Miners, Preachers, and Politics: Methodism in Australian and South African Mining Communities, 1885-1925', in Tenfelde, Klaus (ed.), Towards a Social History of Mining in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Papers presented to the International Mining History Congress Bochum, Federal Republic of Germany, September 3rd-7th, 1989, C.H. Beck, Munich, 1992, pp. 254-266.

Kennett, John, `The Collins House Group', M. Econ. thesis, Monash University, Melbourne, 1983.

Kirkwood, Don, 'Part 1: BHP stakes its claim as our champion heavyweight; Part 2: A giant stretches its legs in a resource rich nation', in Australian, 23-24 July 1983, p. 16; 30-31 July 1983, p. 16.

Lougheed, Alan, 'The Cassel Company, cyanide, and the gold mining industry, 1887-1927', in The International Mining History Conference, St Hilda's College, The University of Melbourne, 27-30 August 1985.

Lougheed, Alan, `The Cyanide Process and Gold Extraction in Australia and New Zealand1888-1913', Australian Economic History Review, v. 27, no. 1, March, 1987, pp. 44-60

Mawby, Sir Maurice, The International Corporation and Conzinc Riotinto of Australia Limited, Conzinc Riotinto Australia, Melbourne, 1967.

Mawby, Sir Maurice, Overseas capital and Conzinc Riotinto of Australia Limited, Conzinc Riotinto Australia, Melbourne, 1966.

Mawson, Paquita, A vision of steel: the life of G.D. Delprat, General Manager of B.H.P., 1898-1921, Cheshire, Melbourne, 1958.

Morgan, Hugh, 'Australian Aborigines', unique place in the mining industry', in Australian Mining, vol. 85, no. 6, June 1993, pp. 22-24, 26.

Parbo, Sir Arvi, 'BHP, a century of achievement', in Corporate Management, Sydney, vol. 43, no. 3, May/June 1991, pp. 60-63.

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Power, F. Danvers, `Prospectuses', in Transactions of the Australian Institute of Mining Engineers', v. 10, 1905, pp. 1-25.

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