Essay by Harry Nankin published in The Age newspaper, September 24, 1994 reviewing book Searching for the Snowy: An Environmental History by George Seddon
Born in the snows of Kosciuszko and emptying into the sea at Marlo, the Snowy is one of Australia’s few celebrated rivers. Famed subject of Banjo Patterson’s ballad, Man From Snowy River, it has also been the site of the nation’s largest single engineering endeavour,
Range Upon Range: The Australian Alps, 1987
An elegant, case bound photographic book with dust jacket, featuring a preface by Arnold Zable and poems by Douglas Stewart, David Campbell and Chris Wallace-Crabbe. 112 pages, 73 images. Size 24.5 x 27.5 x 1.5 cm. Print run of 5,000 copies published by Algona Publications and Notogaea Press, Melbourne 1987.
This award-winning photographic celebration of the Australian high country has been out of print since 1989.
Victoria’s Alps: An Australian Endangered Heritage, 1983
Soft cover book. 104 pages, 21 cm x 28 cm. Published by the Australian Conservation Foundation & William Collins Pty Ltd, Melbourne & Sydney, 1983. ISBN 0002172941. Out of print.
Commissioned by the Australian Conservation Foundation, Victoria’s Alps argued the case for protecting the Victorian segment of the Australian high country – the ‘Victorian Alps’ – in a contiguous national park. The text is accompanied by images by the author and photographers including Clyde O’Donnell,