Historical information

These booklets were given to subscribers to the Warrnambool Standard newspaper as an almanac for the year 1930. Warrnambool Standard Almanacs were produced annually from 1875 to 1930 so these copies represent the final ones printed in that form. The almanacs contain much local information on Warrnambool and district about the businesses, government officials, harbour management, churches, banks, schools, societies and organizations etc. The Warrnambool Standard newspaper was established in 1872 and continues to this day.


These booklets are of high significance as they contain much valuable information on Warrnambool and district for the year 1930. They are an important resource tool for those studying and writing the history of Warrnambool and district.

Physical description

These are two booklets of 112 pages, with several more pages of advertisements at the front and the back of the booklets. Copy Two has some advertisements at the back missing. The covers are brown with red and blue lettering. Copy Two has the back page missing and the front cover much tattered and tied with string. The booklets have several photographs, some black and white and some with blue and brown tonings.