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Daylesford world links

Daylesford (Wikipedia entry)


Hepburn Advocate
Google News Daylesford search

Government Sites

Hepburn Shire Council
Central Highlands Regional Library Corporation
Land Channel maps
Hepburn Planning Scheme
Bureau of Meteorology - Victorian weather and warnings


Swiss Italian Festa
ChillOut Festival
Daylesford Highland Gathering

Tourism and Business Links

Visit Victoria : Daylesford and Macedon Ranges
Spa Country Railway
Daylesford Spa Country
Daylesford getaways


Daylesford 1 : 50,000 geological map (available for free download)


Daylesford & district : a short history / by Norm Darwin
Daylesford and its surroundings / by "A wanderer" 1885 -ebook from the State Library of Victoria
Picturesque Daylesford
1904 - ebook from the State Library of Victoria
Maddicks, Henry T., 100 Years of Daylesford Gold Mining History




Further reading

60 walks in central Victoria's gold fields and spa country / by Tryone Thomas. 2nd ed. Melbourne, Hill of Content, 1998.

100 years of Daylesford gold mining history : August 1951 to 1951 / by Henry T Maddicks. Daylesford Historical Society, n.d.

Bullboar, macaroni & mineral water : spa country's Swiss Italian Story / Clare Gervasoni. Hepburn Spring Swiss Italian Festa, 2005.

Convent Gallery / by Brenda Morgan. Kyneton, Springfield & Hart, n.d.

The Daylesford gold-field : with plans and cross sections. Victoria. Department of Mines, 1923.

Divining experiences / by William E Liversidge. 1977.

Early days in the Loddon Valley / by Edgar Morrison. 1966.

Gold'n spa : a history of the Hepburn Shire / Norm Darwin. Ballarat, H@ND Publishing, 2005.

Here my home : the life and times of John Stuart Hepburn 1803 - 1860 / by Lucille M Quinlan. Melbourne, OUP, 1967.

A history of Catholic education in the Daylesford district / by St Peter's Parish Education History Committee. Daylesford, St Peter's Parish, 1994.

History of Hepburn / edited by Clare Gervasoni. Ballarat Heritage Services, 2003.

The Loddon aborigines / by Edgar Morrison. 1971.

A most commodious up-country hall : a brief history of the Daylesford Town Hall / by R D Patterson. Shire of Daylesford and Glenlyon, 1986.

Redeeming the time : a view of the history of the Daylesford Uniting Church 1860 - 1990 / by Mark Garner. Daylesford Uniting Church, 1990.

Research directory & Bibliography of Swiss and Italian pioneers in Australasia 2002 / compiled by Clare Gervasoni. Ballarat Heritage Services, 2002.

The settlement of Yandoit Creek and the Gervasonis / by C C Culvenor. 2nd ed. Daylesford, Jim Crow, 2003.

The spa country : a field guide to the 65 mineral springs of the Central Highlands, Victoria / by Edward and Maura Wishart. Daylesford, Spa Publishing, 1990.

The story of the three lost children / by John E Menadue. Daylesford, Daylesford & DistrictHistorical Society, 1999.

Timber and gold : a history of the sawmills and tramways of the Wombat Forest 1855-1940 / by Norm Houghton. Melbourne, Light Railway Research Society of Australia, 1980.

Timber, spuds and spa : a descriptive history and lineside guide of the railways in the Daylesford district 1880 - 1993 / by Murrell Osborne. Rev. ed. Australian Railway Historical SocietyVictorian Division.

A Unique School. 100 Years of secondary Schooling in Daylesford / by Norm Darwin. Daylesford Technical High School Council, 1990.

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