Credits, Acknowledgements, Copyright


Our thanks and acknowledgement is given to the many organisations, people, and businesses in the Southern Tablelands who have offered advice, assistance, and encouragement in the construction of this site.

Particular thanks to:

Goulburn District Tourism; Tourism Tallaganda; Crookwell Tourist Information; Yass Tourist Information; Young Tourism; Boorowa Tourist Information Office; Goulburn Internet; Stuart Hume, Garroorigang; Jill McLeod and Lesley Fry, Braidwood; Taralga Historical Society; Braidwood Historical Society; Yass & District Historical Society; NPWS Bungonia SRA; Peter Simpson, Tuena; Colin Dennett, Lake Bathurst; General Store, Binalong; National Library, Canberra; Mitchell Library, Sydney - and many others.


All graphics © Geoff. A. Hinde and Furry Software Pty. Ltd. 2000 - 2008 unless otherwise indicated.

Photos of: Araluen © Margaret Wisbey; Braidwood (some) © Jill McLeod; historic photos on Crookwell © Crookwell Hotel; Governors Hill Carapark © A. Schultz; Lake Bathurst © Colin Dennett; Rivendell Cottage (some) © Gerard Oosterman; historic photos of Taralga © Taralga Historical Society; Taralga Rodeo © Taralga Australia Day Commitee; road map © Goulburn District Tourism; Young S&C Club © Young S&C Club (some).

Where logos and other digitised images appear, they have been used with the express permission of those persons or businesses who own them.


All text, historical essays, and copy on hosted pages © Geoff. A. Hinde & Furry Software Pty. Ltd. 2000 - 2007 unless otherwise attributed. Reproduction in part or whole in any medium, other than for legitimate educational or research purposes without written permission is prohibited. All rights reserved.


The following sources were consulted in the preparation of historical material on this site:

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Anon: "Crookwell, Fragments of its Past and Present"; Crookwell Shire Council, date unknown
Anon: "The Glint of Gold"; Genlin Investments P/L, 1999
Anon: "The Gundaroo Walking Track No.1"; Gundaroo Community Association, 2001
Anon: "Historical landmarks of Gunning Shire"; Gunning & District Historical Society, 1992
Anon: "Historical Notes on St Clement's Church & the parish of Yass": Yass & District Historical Society?, 1994
Anon: "History in the Making - Yass"; Mission Australia, 2000
Anon: "Pioneers of the Lachlan, Murrumbidgee & County King pre 1860"; Young District Family History Group, 1988
Anon: "Tuena Public School 1889 - 1989"; Tuena Public School, 1989
Anon: "Gold: Young 1860 - 1960"; The Young Witness Pty Ltd, 1960
Arbalis, Julie V: "A Local History of Tarago and Lake Bathurst", Private imprest, 2000
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Ballman, David: "A History of the Yass Pastoral & Agricultural Association and the Yass Show Society Inc 1863-1995"; Yass Show Society Inc, 1995
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