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Barrie, Melinda, 'North Mount Lyell disaster: mining companies, communities and their histories', Mount Lyell Symposium, UMA Bulletin, no. 32, April 2013, pp. 4–5.

McGee, Rod and Young, Lynn, 'Tasman Bridge disaster: 25th anniversary memorial service', Australian Journal of Emergency Management, Summer, 2001, tasman-bridge.pdf.

Schulze, Peter, 'The North Mount Lyell disaster: a miscarriage of justice', Journal of Australasian Mining History, September 2011, pp. 94–116.

The Companion to Tasmanian History, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart,

  • Breswick, John, 'Breseis Dam disaster'
  • Broxam, Graeme, 'Blythe Star'
  • Rimon, Wendy, 'Mt Lyell fire' and 'Floods'
  • Wettenhall, Roger, 'Bushfires 1967'
  • Wood, Les, 'Tasman Bridge collapse'


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