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 0 9587049 61) or direct from Tabletop Press. See (updated edition) link above.

    Other links: Hydro Electricity | Snowy Hydro | Energy Australia | Coretext Publishing, 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 and as an e-book

    The Soul Stone, a novel by this author published in 1993 by Hodder Headline is now available as a Kindle eBook by following The Soul Stone link.