WELCOME to the Home Page of the Mt
Donna Buang Pictorial Heritage1890-2010 editorial research project.
The author is Bob Padula, OAM, located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
NEW - THE FORESTS OF WARBURTON - 1853 to 2012 - a Pictorial Heritage Work.
Published September, 2012, and compiled by Bob Padula, OAM, of Melbourne, this is a free on-line work, containing 32 chapters, which brings together hundreds of heritage images,
maps and drawings.
It 's supported by many of the author's personal photographs, dating back to 1951, depicting the evolution and development of the Warburton Forests, 66 km east of Melbourne, Victoria,
and in particular its timber industry, between 1853 and 2012.
The work includes descriptive text, location maps, sound and video, identifying
the actual sites of many of the sawmills, as far as can be reasonably determined,
and linking these to the present-day environment.
General descriptive information about the history of important locations
is also given.
The on-line Autobiography of Bob Padula is now available, published December
2011, and contains 70 Chapters, 300 pages, and over 1000 images, including sound and videos. It chronicles the most important
events and activities of the author's life, spanning the years 1939 to 2011.
It's titled "Looking Back - the Autobiography of Robert V. J, Padula - 1939 to 2011"
This Project is a compilation of images, maps, engravings, with textual information describing
the history and heritage of the Mt Donna Buang area and surrounding environment, over the years 1890 to 2011..
The mountain is within the Yarra Ranges National Park, 80 km east of Melbourne
are MANY Sections (Pages) in this Project - click on the Navigation Bar (at left) as appopriate!