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General sources

The Organ Pipes National Park - A Guide for Teachers and Visitors. The Department of Conservation & Environment  (1992) ISBN 0 7306 2635. (This guide contains species lists and other educational material concerning the park).

Kemp, B. and Irvine, R. (1993) Design and use of planting zones at the Organ Pipes

The Victorian Naturalist Vol. 110 (3) June, pp. 113-124

Kemp, B. (1994) ‘Organ Pipes National Park - A natural history (edited by Robert Bender)’ Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Inc. 

Kemp, B. Notes on a visit to Organ Pipes NP March 2003

Irvine, R and Bender R. (1995) 'Initial results from bat roosting boxes at Organ Pipes National Park' The Victorian Naturalist Vol. 112 (5) October, pp. 212-217 or open a copy of this paper in  rich text format (rtf.)

Irvine, R and Bender R. (1997)  'Introduction of the Sugar Glider, Petaurus breviceps, into re-established forest of the Organ Pipes National Park, Victoria

'The Victorian Naturalist Vol. 114 (5) October, pp. 230-239 or open a copy of this paper in rich text format (rtf.)

Irvine, R. Photos of Keilor Land 1988-2011

Rayner, C., Marsh D.W. (1985) & Kemp, B. (1984) 'Keilor Plains Flora - a battle against extinction', Parkwatch, Summer, pp. 12-14.

'An Archaeological Survey of the Organ Pipes National Park' Annette Xiberras, 1991

Moloney. David et al. Milbrook Homestead Organ Pipes National Park Papers 1973-1997

McDougall, Keith L., & John W. Morgan. 'Establishment of Native Grassland Vegetation at Organ Pipes National Park Near Melbourne, Victoria: Vegetation Changes from 1989 to 2003' Ecological management & restoration 6.1 (2005): 34–42.

Wilk, R., Rennick, P., Jolley, Leonard. Inventory of Geology, Soils, Climate, Water Resources and Physiography of Organ Pipes National Park National Parks Service, Department of Conservation and National Resources, Victoria, 1978 146 pages

National Parks Service Victoria 1982, ‘Organ Pipes National Park - Ten years on’, Trees and Victoria’s Resources, vol. 24, no. 1.

Edwards, G 1974, ‘Organ Pipes National Park - a study in applied conservation’, Victorian Resources, vol. 16, no 1.

'Archaeology, Cultural Resource management, Organ Pipes National Park', Shaun Canning, Thesis, Latrobe University, 10 June 2003


Land of Sweeping Plains, Managing and Restoring the Native Grasslands of South Eastern Australia, Edited by: Nicholas SG Williams, Adrian Marshall, John W Morgan, 2015, CSIRO Publishing

Plants of Melbourne’s Western Plains: A Gardener’s Guide to the Original Flora, 2nd Edition,  Australian Plant Society Keilor Plains

Basalt plains of Western Victoria, Symposium. September 12th, 1963. Proc. of Royal Society of Victoria. 77(2) .

Dennis, C. (1990) Landscapes Recycled. Melbourne's Living Museum of the West, Melbourne.

The Department of Conservation & Environment (1992)  The Organ Pipes National Park - a guide for teachers and visitors' (This guide contains species lists and other educational material concerning the park) ISBN 0 7306 2635

Edwards, G. (1974) Organ Pipes National Park - a study in applied conservation. Victoria's Resources. Vol 16(1): 21-25.

Excursion to Sydenham, Bulla, and Diggers Rest. (1911) Victorian Naturalist. 28: 51-57. 

Garnet, J. R. (1961) The Sydenham Organ Pipes. Victorian Naturalist. 77: 333-334.

Hall, T. S. (1900) Excursion to Sydenham. Victorian Naturalist. 17:120-122.

Marsh, Don (1978) Restoration project : submission to Architects Award, The restoration of the Organ Pipes. Parkwatch. 115:28-30.

Reichl, P. (1967) Volcanic Plains of Western Victoria. Thomas Nelson.

Australian Conservation Foundation, 1980, The Value of National Parks to the Community. Proceedings of the Second National Wilderness Conference, Melbourne.

Bennett, R (1991) The Need for Urban Bushland: Conservation Planning.

Australian Parks and Recreation. Winter, 1991 27(2): 35-38

Calder J, 1990 Parks+ Victoria's National and State Parks. VNPA and Canterbury Press, Melbourne.

Davis, B.W. and Drake, G.A. 1983 Australia's Biosphere Reserves+ Conserving Ecological Diversity. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Fairly, A. A Field Guide to the National Parks of Victoria, Rigby.

Fraser, L., 1986, Park access; a guide for park managers and disabled people's organisations about facilities for disabled people in national parks. Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, Canberra.

I.U.C.N. 1982, 1982 United Nations List of National Parks and Protected Areas. I.U.C.N. Suisse.

Land Conservation Council Reports for Victoria.

Lunney, D. and Recher, H., 1981. National Parks: A Museum, a Garden and an Asylum. In Recher, H.F.; Lunney, L. and Dunn, I. A Natural Legacy: Ecology in Australia. Permagon Press.

Messer, J. and Mosley, J.G., 1980. The Value of National Parks to the Community. Australian Conservation Foundation. Melbourne.

Mercer, D. (ed.) 1981. Outdoor Recreation: Australian Perspectives. Sorrett Publishing, Melbourne.

McDonald, G., 1984. The Economic Impact of Tourism and Recreation in National Parks. Habitat 12(4): 14-17

N.S.W. National Parks and Wildlife Service 1979. Australia's 100 years of National Parks. N.S.W. Government, Sydney.

Parr-Smith, G. 1989. Park Management planning manual. Conservation, Forests and Lands, Melbourne.

Pearce, P. and Moscardo, G., 1985. Conservation and the Tourism Justification. Habitat 13 (3): 34-35.

Polley, V. & G. Parr-Smith, 1989. Organisation Management and Parks: proceedings from the First Parks Operations Conference. 12-13 May 1988. Department of Conservation, Forests and Lands, Melbourne.

Proceedings of the Ecological Society of Australia, 1975. Managing Terrestrial Ecosystems, Vol. 9.

Saunders, D. 1989. Organ Pipes National Park Parkwatch 156: 16-17.

Wescott, G., 1986. What's so Special About National Parks? Parkwatch 140: 8-9.

Wescott, G., 1985. A new park and reserve classification system for Victoria? Parkwatch 140: 2-4.

Wescott, G., 1982. What is a National Park? Environment Victoria 42: 6-7.

Other Source Material

"Parkwatch": the journal of the Victorian National Park Association.

"Australian Parks and Recreation": the journal of the Royal Australia Institute of Parks and Recreation.

"Habitat": the journal of the Australia Conservation Foundation.

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