The 2017 Edition of Christine Laskowski’s book has been was reprinted by the Essendon Historical Society.
This is a comprehensive, extremely well researched record of an area not well documented in the past. It covers the adventures and misadventures in the suburbs along the Steele Creek and Maribyrnong River including Niddrie, Airport West, Keilor East, Avondale Heights, Keilor Park, West Essendon and Tullamarine. Christine examines land grabs, the goldrush, bushranging, villainy, warring landladies and hardworking farmers.
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