This district became the Shire of Phillip Island and Woolamai on 24 December 1874. A severance movement was successful in creating a separate Shire of Phillip Island on 18 September 1928, with the remainder ultimately becoming the Shire of Bass.
Cream paper typed booklet outlining the case for shire unity and 6 objections to splitting the Shire, written by William McFee and D. Robb
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Phillip Island and Woolamai. The case for shire unity.