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The following is a selected list of publications and other sources with information about Newnes. While some are currently in print, others may be hard to find, even in big libraries. All will provide useful information for those people wanting to know more about Newnes.
Anon., 1910. The Commonwealth Oil Corporation Ltd.. Australian Mining and Engineering Review, pp. 410-417.
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D., and Carolin, R.C., 1972. FLORA OF THE SYDNEY REGION. 724 pp. A.H. and A. W. Reed, Sydney.
Brain, V.J.F., 1931. REPORT ON REHABILITATION OF THE NEWNES SHALE-OIL PLANT. 26 pp. Shale Oil Investigation Committee, Sydney. [unpubl.] [Australian Archives SP954/1, Box 27.]
Burke, H., 1991. NEWNES SHALE OIL COMPLEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORT. 211 pp. + 270 pp. Report prepared for Australian Heritage Commission. [unpubl.]
Carne, J.E., 1903. The Kerosene Shale Deposits of New South Wales. Mem. geol. Surv. N.S.W., Geol. 3. 333 pp.
Carne, J.E., 1906. Geology and Mineral Resources of the Western Coalfield. Mem. geol. Surv. N.S.W., Geol. 6. 264 pp.
Cox, R., O'Dea, T.R., and Graylin, R.K., 1980. Economic Geology of the Wolgan Coking Coal Deposit, Western Coalfield, N.S.W., Australia. Proc. Australas. Inst. Min. Metall., No.273, pp. 1-12
Deane, H. 1979. THE WOLGAN VALLEY RAILWAY - ITS CONSTRUCTION. Australian Railway Historical Society, Sydney. 28pp. [This is a reprint of an article from 1910.]
Eardley, G.H. and Stephens, E.M., 2000. THE SHALE RAILWAYS OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 224 pp. Australian Railway Historical Society, N.S.W. Division, Redfern.
Goldbery, R., 1972. Geology of the Western Blue Mountains. Bull. geol. Surv. N.S.W., 20. 172 pp.
Hicks, G. and O'Brien, D., 1999. SHAYS IN THE VALLEY. 164 pp. New South Wales Rail Transport Museum, Burwood.
Kraemer, A.J. and Thorne, H.M., 1951. Oil-shale Operations in New South Wales, Australia. [US] Bureau of Mines Rept. of Invest. 4796. 48 pp.
Luchetti, A.S., 1979. The Oil Shale Industry, Its Development, Growth and Demise. in: The Oil Shale Industry. pp.6-28. Lithgow District Historical Society, Lithgow.
McFadyen, W.T., 1940. REFINING OF SHALE OIL. 27 pp. National Oil Pty. Ltd., Glen Davis. [unpubl.] [Australian Archives (N.S.W.) SP954/1.]
Miller, E.S., c.1933. THE SCANDAL OF NEWNES. 8x 3 pp. [unpubl.] [Australian Archives (N.S.W.) SP954/1, Box 27]
Newnes Investigation Committee, 1934. REPORT ON THE NEWNES-CAPERTEE SHALE-OIL PROJECT. Canberra.
N.S.W. National Parks and Wildlife Service, 1988. WOLLEMI NATIONAL PARK DRAFT PLAN OF MANAGEMENT. 33 pp. N.S.W. National Parks and Wildlife Service, Sydney.
N.S.W. National Parks and Wildlife Service, 1996. WOLLEMI NATIONAL PARK DRAFT PLAN OF MANAGEMENT. 73 pp. N.S.W. National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hurstville.
N.S.W. National Parks and Wildlife Service, 2001. WOLLEMI NATIONAL PARK PLAN OF MANAGEMENT. 75 pp. N.S.W. National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hurstville.
N.S.W. National Parks and Wildlife Service, 1997. ASSESSMENT, IDENTIFICATION AND OPTIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE WOLLEMI WILDERNESS. 88 pp. National Parks and Wildlife Service, Parramatta.
Oil Producers (Newnes) Limited. 1931. PROSPECTUS. 4 pp. [Bureau of Mineral Resorces, St Leonards, collection.]
Stephens, E.M. 1934-36 Notes and other items relating to three trips made to the Wolgan Valley Railway, 1934-36. 70 pp. [unpubl.] [Australian Railway Historical Society, N.S.W. Division collection.]

Links to other web-sites and places to visit that may be useful for further research:
Australian Libraries Gateway Database of libraries in Australia. Includes many specialist libraries.
State and Mitchell Libraries Major public libraries in Sydney. Entry from Macquarie Street.
State Archives (NSW) At Kingswood and at Globe Street, Sydney. Holds all NSW Government records.
Australian Archives At Chester Hill. Holds all Australian Government records relevant to NSW.
A.R.H.S., NSW Division. Specialist railway library. Web-site has links to most other railway societies.
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