The extraordinary saga of

The Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme

As told through the best-selling history, 'SNOWY- The Making of Modern Australia' by journalist and author Brad Collis.

The following links are a sample of the content:
  • Historical Perspective
  • The Mountains
  • The Major
  • Politics of Water
  • High Country 'Outback'
  • The Migrants
  • Tunnels of Blood
  • The Lawmen
  • Snowy Women
  • The Turning Wheel of History - the present day

    An updated edition covering contemporary environmental issues is now in print and available from Snowy Hydro's information centre, through bookshops (ISBN 9780977502936), online at Booktopia or from Coretext Books

    Other links: Hydro Electricity | Snowy Hydro | Clean Energy Council | How Hydro-Electricity Works | Coretext Books | Coretext Pty Ltd specialists in communicating R&D and innovation

    By the same author:

    Fields of Discovery

    This is the acclaimed history of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) - a gripping narrative featuring extraordinary people who were involved in some of the most fascinating real-life stories and adventures in Australian science through the second half of the Twentieth Century and into the Twenty-First. The 520-page hard cover book is available from Allen & Unwin or as an e-book

    The Soul Stone a novel by Brad Collis is also available from Amazon and as a kindle book