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Commonwealth Government Records about Tasmania


Denholm, Matthew, 'Siren call: looking after the loneliest lighthouse in Australia?', Weekend Australian Magazine, 11 February 2012, pp. 18–21.

Hudspeth, Audrey and Scripps, Lindy, Capital Port, Hobart Ports Corporation, Hobart, 2000.

Lighthouses of Tasmania website,

Lighting of the Coast Line of the Commonwealth: preliminary report on the lighting of the coast of Tasmania and the islands of Bass Strait with recommendations as to existing lights and additional lights, April 1912, Commonwealth Parliamentary Papers, No. 5, 1912.

National Archives of Australia, Fact sheet 122 – Lighthouse records held in Hobart, National Archives of Australia, Canberra,

Rimon, Wendy, 'Lighthouses', in The Companion to Tasmanian History, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart,

Stanley, Kathleen, Guiding Lights: Tasmania's lighthouses and lighthousemen, St David's Park Publishing, Hobart, 1991.

Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office, Brief guide 25 – Records relating to lighthouses, Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office, Hobart,

Table Cape Lighthouse website,

Three Hummock Island website,


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