Historical information

The Gippsland Institute of Advanced Education was established in September 1968. On its establishment, the institute assumed responsibility for the diploma courses previously offered by the Yallourn Technical College which had commenced diploma teaching in 1929. Initially, all the Institute's teaching was conducted in the diploma building of the Yallourn Technical College. In 1972 the Institute transferred part of its operations to the first of its permanent buildings on a large campus in rural surrounds near the township of Churchill south of Morwell. The Gippsland Institute of Advanced Education was opened on 20 November 1976.


This book is a useful reference book for research into the history and establishment of Gippsland.

Physical description

A 232 pp plastic-covered soft covered book, The front cover is beige with the title, " Gippsland An Annotated Bibliography to 1980 C.W. Tolley" in black print at the top. In the middle is a black/white print detail from a lithograph of Bairnsdale Advertiser office in 1888. At the foot in black print is "Centre For Gippsland Studies".
The book contains a list of books relating to the local social history , agriculture, indigenous, planning and resources .