Yarra Plenty Regional Library services the outer municipalities of Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Banyule in the north of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. This blog promoting local history in our community has been operating since 2006 and is managed by the Local and Family History Librarian.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Australian Place Names by Brian and Barbara Kennedy published by ABC books and updated in 2006 is a good place to start for a brief description and history of places in Australia, including their origins. Copies are available in the collection for loan.