Publications and Information


Bandicoots creating constitution

©  All papers, photos and drawings are copyright to HFNC but may be downloaded free and used for personal or educational purposes.

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More links with publications and resources will be added.


Printed Books and Guides


Hamilton Region Nature Guide Second Edition [sample-760kb] (Diane Luhrs, Editor, 2020).   

Hamilton Region Nature Guide (Diane Luhrs, Editor, 2010).   

Folder contains the contents page and extracts of 8 of the 47 sites. The book is available from Slades Newsagency in Hamilton, Visitor Information Centres in Hamilton and Port Fairy, or at HFNC meetings.

Environmental Advocacy and Action 1958 to 2008 (Diane Luhrs, Editor, 2009).  

The cover and contents pages are presented in the pdf link. Out of print; available for viewing at the Hamilton History Centre, Hamilton Club, State Library of Victoria (Melbourne) and National Library (Canberra).

Indigenous Wildlife of Southern Grampians - a fold-out photographic species guide, available free from the Department of Sustainability & Environment (DSE), Hamilton, and from Southern Grampians Shire Council offices

Natural Temperate Grassland Species of the Victorian Volcanic Plain - a fold-out photographic species guide, available free from the DSE, and SGSC offices Hamilton


publications and reports - geology, fauna, flora, natural history

Fauna, Flora and Natural History

Geology,Geomorphology and Landscape

Nature Notes

Fauna Lists and Survey results

Frogs and reptiles of the region

Bird lists 

Bird Surveys Hamilton Area Wetlands

Bird Surveys, Coastal Wetlands and Beach

Bird Surveys Willaura and Lake Bolac area Wetlands

Mammal surveys in local conservation reserves 

Flora Lists and Reports

Vascular flora lists for local conservation reserve

Fungi lists for various conservation reserves 

Reports on management of flora on conservation reserves

Club documents, Trip reports, Project reports, Newsletters

Environmental Project Reports (including Weed Control) 

Newsletters -1996 onwards

Constitution, Membership, Awards & Tributes

Annual General Meeting Presidents Reports 

Past annual programs for club activities & events

Excursion Reports


Submissions on fire and ecology

Submissions on forestry and ecology

Submissions on National Park & State Park management plans

Submissions on water, wetlands & drainage

Submissions to LCC & VEAC on Crown Lands management

Submissions on mining and other environmental matters