Series 16 - Scoria and Hard Rock Quarrying

Date Range1958 - 1991
Quantity10.5 cm, 10 items
ProvenanceDewar Wilson Goode

Correspondence, memos, newspaper clippings, papers, reports, photographs, notes and articles. This series includes material relating to Scoria and Hard Rock Quarrying; Lang Lang Sandpit Proposal; Red Rock Reserve Appeal, Colac; Extractive Industries Appeals, Almurta; `Lysterfield'; Lang Lang Foundry Wastes; Lanf Lang Rehabilitation; and Mining.

Inventory Listing

GOOD00528 Scoria and Hard Rock Quarrying

Correspondence: Joan Kirner; Grace E. Fraser and J. L. Groom (peninsula Conservation League) re `Extractive Industry Development in Victoria' (2 copies, 1 with manuscript note); D. E. Perkins; R. J. Elliot; R. N. Walker to Dewar Goode: Dewar Goode to Director, CCV; Joan Kirner; Grace Fraser; Warwick [Forge. : John Turner to Peter [?. with attached report from Administrator NTA/Vic [S. R. Birch. to Secretary, Department of Minerals and Energy: S. R. Birch to R. F. Ship ton. Memoranda: Peter R. Watts to Dewar Goode re Lang sand pit; Dewar Goode to Chairman, Landscape Classification Committee re `Lysterfield Hills - Hard Rock Quarrying', 5 July 1973. Dewar Goode: manuscript notes dated 17 September 1987 regarding possible summit conference on environmental issues; typescript draft labelled `letter for the Age' (re Red Rock), 17 August 1987; typescript list of questions to determine `rational approach to the extractive industries', dated 6 June 1973 and amended 16 July 1987 (2 copies, 1 with manuscript note `Note to John Reynolds [. . . etc. . '); report by Dewar Goode as CCV representative to the Natural Resources and Environment Committee Inquiry into Electricity Supply and Demand Into the Mid-1990s, dated 12 May 1987 (includes clipping from Age announcing meeting); report by Nerina du Preez (Consultant) on the `Rehabilitation of Lot 123, Lang Lang, May 1978'; report on Hard Rock Quarrying, 28 September 1973; manuscript notes on `Principles of Extractive Industries, 1973; report to NTA/Vic on `Inspection Tour of Arthur's Seat and Red Hill Area, 17 September 1973 (includes brief manuscript note); list of names (manuscript); typescript draft of policy atatement on pollution signed by Dewar Goode (undated); Programme for Committee of Review on Hard Rock Quarrying in the Dandenongs - Lysterfield Proposal Hearing, 26 September 1973 (Dewar Goode to speak); minutes and policy statements by Lysterfield Conservation Society and Ferntree Gully Conservation Association regarding quarrying in the Dandenongs (with some manuscript annotations); various manuscript notes dealing with aspects of hard rock quarrying in the Dandenongs, 29 June 1973; brief typescript notes re mining entitled `History (Continued)' with manuscript note `Where is the rest of this?' (undated); manuscript notes re personal observations of mine reclamation, 7 December, 1990. Reports: `Answers to Written Submissions' on Lysterfield Hills by Peter Spooner, 31 August 1973; `Lysterfield Hills [-. Report on Submissions', by R. J. Elliot, Chairman, Committee of Review, Hard Rock Quarrying; `Extractive Industry [-. Statement on Communique Dated 1 October 1973', photocopy of manuscript notes by B. C. Jones; `A Quarry Industry View of the 'Statement of Planning Policy No. 3 - Dandenong Ranges 1971' Presented to the Institute of Engineers, Australia, Victorian Division, Environmental Branch', 21 June 1973; `Lysterfield Hills Impact Study', `presented by the Committee of Review for Hard Rock Quarrying', 6 September 1972. Press Clippings: [Source Unknown. : 'WA's passive resisters', by Jan Mayman 5 February 1979. Age: 'Alwest start in January: Court', 29 May 1978 (clipping with brief manuscript notes attached); 'Politics intrinsic in conservation', Letter to Editor by S. L. Stoltz (Fern Tree Gully Conservation Association), 21 July 1973; 'Government May Save Natural Beauty Spot from Sale as Quarry', 1 September 1958. Herald: 'Bulldozers Give Way to Beauty', by Reg MacDonald, 27 October 1966.

Creator Dewar Wilson Goode
Date range 1958 - 1990    Quantity 1.7 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Reports, News Clippings and Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier GOOD00528 Box Number 56 Series 16
GOOD00529 Lang Lang Sandpit Proposal

Reports: `Application for Extractive Industry Licence [. . . . Proposed Sand Pit, Lang Lang', by Albion Reid Pty. Ltd. , May 1975 (includes maps and brief manuscript note by Dewar Goode).

Creator Dewar Wilson Goode
Date range 1975    Quantity 0.9 cm, 1 file
Formats Maps and Proposals and/or Submissions
Inventory Identifier GOOD00529 Box Number 56 Series 16
GOOD00530 Photographs - Lang Lang?

Photographs: series of unmounted colour prints, no dates or identification; 3 unmounted black and white photographs, dated April 1974, no identification; one aerial photograph of `Grantville Area, 2 December 1988, black and white photos mounted on paper with manuscript annotations, 17 June 1975 (no identification) Dewar Goode: brief manuscript notes on mine rehabilitation, dated c19-20 November 1987; transparency [map of land holdings?. .

Creator Dewar Wilson Goode
Date range 1974 - 1987    Quantity 0.7 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Notes and Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier GOOD00530 Box Number 56 Series 16
GOOD00531 Red Rocks Reserve Appeal - Colac

Correspondence: Dewar Goode to Director CCV: David Westlake to Nicholas White, M. Hogan and Dewar Goode (includes copy of Westlakes' official `Objection to Grant of Planning Permit' for Red Rock): I. A. E. Bayly to Chairman, EPA. Dewar Goode: manuscript notes on `Principles of Extractive Industries', c`1973-6'; extensive manuscript notes on extractive industries and mine rehabilitation (most appear to be c1976; typescript notes on `Red Rock Complex of Lakes, Craters and Cones', dated 9 August 1987 (also draft of same); typescript notes on arguments in support of CCV appeal; request for reimbursement of costs incurred in Red Rock Appeal; manuscript and notes and typescript draft of letter to Age on Red Rock Complex, 17 August 1987; manuscript notes on inverted cone mining; typescript notes marked `background notes and points of objection' (undated). Press Clippings:Age: 'Volcanic lake quarry operators await permit', by Leith Young 1 August 1987. Colac Herald: :'`We'll Repair Quarry'' 14 June 1985 (photocopy). Reports: Colac and District Management Plan for Red Rock Scenic Reserve, by David Westlake, President, Shire of Colac Bicentennial Community Committee, (undated); `Engineer's Report - Red Rock Reserve Proposed Management Plan' 9 June 1987; further Engineer's reports dated 14 July 1986 and 10 March 1987; report of the Extractive Industries Advisory Committee. Publications: 'Project Aqua: A source book of inland waters proposed for conservation', by H. Luther and J. Rzoska (published by Backwell Scientific Publications, Oxford for the International Biological Programme). Minutes: Shire of Colac Monthly Meeting, 10 March 1987; Extractive Industries Advisory Committee Meeting, Colac Shire Offices, 5 August 1986.

Creator Dewar Wilson Goode
Date range 1973 - 1987    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats General Publications, Graphs, Drafts, Reports, Loose Notes and Photocopied Documents
Inventory Identifier GOOD00531 Box Number 56 Series 16
GOOD00532 Extractive Industries Appeals - Almurta

Correspondence: Manager, Client Services for the Registrar, Administrative Appeals Tribunal of Victoria (includes formal notice of withdrawal of appeal by Dewar Goode); Robbie Viglietti; Peter A. Barro; C. Wyndham; Seton, Williams and Smyth (Barristers and Solicitors); Mark Paton; Alastair Kellock; Jef Bennet, Manger, Planning and Development, Shire of BAss to Dewar Goode: Dewar Goode to Director, CCV (includes various documents and manuscript notes on aspects of and objections to extractive industries); John Gertsakis: J. H. Oates to Robbie Viglietti. Dewar Goode: expenses report marked `In regard to alteration and modification of Permit to comply with EPA and Rural Water Commission Guidelines, discussed on site over period 10 August - 6 December 1990' [Almurta, Shire of Bass. , (includes phone bill); manuscript list of `people I contacted in regard to the Grantville project' (undated); manuscript notes re Grantville sand deposit, 17 February 1991; brief manuscript notes - log of telephone calls? - all January 1991; manuscript draft of letter re open-channel creek diversion at Almurta, 15 December 1990; manuscript draft of report on `on-site discussion of the extractive industry proposed at Almurta' 20 November 1990; manuscript notes re telephone conversation with Peter BArro, 20 December 1990; extensive manuscript notes, draft letters and lists dealing with various aspects of Almurta appeal, most dated November or December 1990; Notice of Appeal (Schedule 1) by Dewar Goode to the Administrative App3eals Tribunal of Victoria; series of manuscript notes regarding Almurta appeal dated August to December 1990. Press Clippings:Sunday Herald: 'Environment Laws Costly - Report' by Brett Wright 9 December 1990. Photographs: 3 black and white photographs in an envelope marked `National. Trust - Mt. Sugarloaf before takeover'. Plans: `Water Budget - diagrammatic only', shows water control system for Almurta? (undated). Proposals: formal proposal to the Shire of Bass by Vigliettis for approval to operate an extractive industry at Almurta site, 9 August 1990 (followed by `Notice of Application to Grant a Permit' dated 13 August 1990.

Creator Dewar Wilson Goode
Date range 1973 - 1991    Quantity 1.9 cm, 1 file
Formats General Correspondence, Loose Notes and Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier GOOD00532 Box Number 56 Series 16
GOOD00533 Lysterfield

Correspondence: Dewar Goode to Chairman, NTA. Dewar Goode: typescript notes re scenic value of Mt. Sugarloaf, Camperdown; various manuscript notes re objections to scoria and hard rock quarrying, some dated 29 September 1979.

Creator Dewar Wilson Goode
Date range 1979    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier GOOD00533 Box Number 56 Series 16
GOOD00534 Lang Lang 1991 - Foundry Wastes

Dewar Goode: various manuscript notes dated May - July 1991 re water contamination at Lang Lang.

Creator Dewar Wilson Goode
Date range 1991    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 file
Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier GOOD00534 Box Number 56 Series 16
GOOD00535 Lang Lang Rehabilitation

Reports: 'Lang Lang Sand Pit . . . Landscape Restoration Proposals for Albion Reid Pty Ltd', list of recommendations (undated - 1975?). Photographs: 1 envelope of negatives marked `Lang Lang'; extensive collection of photographs, colour and black & white, unmounted and mounted on paper, most with manuscript annotations, all detailing the restoration process at Lang Lang, dated 1974-5.

Creator Dewar Wilson Goode
Date range 1974 - 1975    Quantity 2.8 cm, 2 files
Formats Reports and Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier GOOD00535 Box Number 56 Series 16
GOOD00536 Mining - Publications and Reports

Publications: 'Conservation and Mining', Australian Conservation Foundation, Special Publication No. 8, 1972 (Papers presented to ACF Symposium, University of Sydney, 20 February 1971); `Planning Guidelines for Responsible Authorities for Exploration and Mining Activities', published by Department of Minerals and Energy, Ministry for Planning and Environment, March 1984, reprinted June 1987; `Let's put Victoria back on the Map!', Victoria Chamber of Mines promotional circular, 1987?; `Minerals and Energy Statistics', government publication (source unidentified); `Environmental Management and Rehabilitation of Modern Day Minesites', by Denis R. Brooks, Manager, Environmental Affairs, Associated Minerals Consolidated Ltd, Perth, WA, 1987; `Ballarat East Proposal: Summary Broadsheet on the Environmental Effects Statement, November 1987', Ballarat Goldfields Ltd (also Erratum No. 1 to Ballarat Goldfields Proposal [full report. ); `Mining on Public Land' by David Robertson, published in Trust News (undated); page from Japanese tourist leaflet [?. with manuscript note re soil conservation work on Japanese hillsides; `Give Thanks for Bauxite' by Donna Mroz, Transair magazine, May 1982 (also article on `The Red Heart' from same issue). Reports: untitled, undated report on mining in Kakadu, 1984?; survey of `ordinary members' of the Victorian Chamber of Mines, September-October 1987; submission to Alpine Area Planning Commission from Victorian Chamber of Mines, August, 1987; Victorian Chamber of Mines `VCMEMO' internal report newsletter, August 1987; Victorian Chamber of Mines report on the Mining Rehabilitation Workshop, Maryborough, Victoria, 12 October 1987; 'The Benambra Project - Wilga and Currawong' a `summary of the Environmental Effects Statement for the proposed project, December, 1987.

Creator Dewar Wilson Goode
Date range 1972 - 1987    Quantity 1 cm, 1 file
Formats General Publications, Ephemera and Reports
Inventory Identifier GOOD00536 Box Number 56 Series 16

Published by the The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on AustehcWeb, August 2008
With support from R.E. Ross Trust
Listed by Paula Montesano, Lisa Cianci, Stewart Brash, Angela Savage, Dorothy MacLaren, Lisa O'Sullivan, Rachel Tropea and Ann McCarthy
HTML edition
Updated 22 April 2009

The template for this finding aid is part of the Heritage Documentation Management System

[ Top of Page | Home | Series | Provenance | Search | Index ]