Victoria’s Forests & Bushfire Heritage

Donald Stewart Thomson.

Is Don… Is Wood… Don to many, and Thommo to just about everyone else, Don Thomson was a timber man, and a legendary forester’s forester. Thommo was born in Lilydale on 25 March 1942 and his earliest years were spent with his grandmother on a poultry farm in Bayswater, while his father Norm served inContinue reading “Donald Stewart Thomson.”

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Peter McHugh

Retiring in 2016 after nearly 40 years as a field forester and firefighter in Victoria I now find time to write about the forests and their rich history..

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This blog draws a selection of my original stories from a parrallel FaceBook Page.

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Forests and Bushfire History of Victoria : A compilation of short stories – Peter McHugh (2020)

Forests and Bushfire History of Victoria : A compilation of short stories – Peter McHugh (2021)

Forest Faces : Mysterious carved wooden faces of Gippsland’s forests and roadsides – Peter McHugh (2021)

1965 Gippsland Bushfires : A reconstruction of events from February to March 1965 – Peter McHugh (2020)

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