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The publications listed below are all available from the Sunshine & District Historical Society,

enquiries 03 9312 2284

All prices are inclusive of GST


McKay Smithy Heritage Trail
(brochure) $1.20 P & P


Snapshots of Sunshine & District, 2013
Joan Nathan Ken Nathan & Melchior Bajada
$8.00 plus $2.00 p & p

Harvester City: the making of multicultural Sunshine
1939-1975, - O Ford                                   $45.00 plus $10* P & P

$15.00 country & interstate

Harvester Town, The Making of Sunshine 1890-1925 - O. Ford                                  $27.50 plus $10.00 P & P


An easy to read masterpiece on the earlier years.

Sunshine and District Historical Society Inc.

This fantastic book is also available at :    


         Sunshine Newsagency, Hampshire Rd, Sunshine

         Angus & Robertson, Highpoint

         ABC Shops

         Collins Bookshop, Highpoint

Information Victoria, Collins St, Melbourne



Going to the Dogs - T. Rigg                       $7.00 plus $2.50 P & P

A history of the greyhound racing station at White City, Tottenham, Victoria and the involvement of the Victorian Railways, 1927 - 1955.,

Sunshine and District Historical Society Inc.





Sunshine Railway Disaster, 1908: A Railwayman's Perspective, 2008 Tom Rigg $19.80 plus $6.20 P & P





Pioneer Links: Remembering Sunshine, An Interview Anthology, 2005 DVD          $15.00  plus $2.00 P & P

The purpose of this project was to explore and document the history and development of the district of Sunshine through the eyes of those who participated in its evolution.  Several long-term residents were interviewed.



We Came to Sunshine :Personal thoughts and experiences of European migrants to Sunshine, Victoria, 1996 - LEAP Researchers                $5.00 plus $2.80 P & P

Sunshine and District Historical Society Inc.





When the Whistle Blew - P. McGoldrick    $12.00 plus $5.00 P & P

A social history of the town of Sunshine 1920-1950  Gippsland Printers