"The past is never fully gone. It is absorbed into the present and the future. It stays to shape what we are and what we do."
Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia, Inaugural Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture, August 1996.

The Strzelecki Project

Brian Fry, 2018 (bio)

This article is getting a makeover

One of the most significant reforestation projects, the South Gippsland Reforestation Project, centred on the eastern portion of the Strzelecki Ranges, which had been opened up to settlement in the 1880s, and later for Soldier Settlement following World War I.  This is well described by WS Noble

 

In the gallery below, the photos taken from WS Noble's book are assumed to have been taken in 1974.

 

 

 Contact the Author