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Concept Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme (1949 - )

17 October 1949
New South Wales, Australia
Resources, Public Utilities and Energy


Construction of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme began in October 1949. The work was completed in 1974, when all power stations were operational.

Published resources


  • Collis, Brad, Snowy: the making of modern Australia, Hodder & Stoughton, Sydney, 1990, 304 pp. Details
  • Neal, Laura Margaret, Snowy Mountains Story, Cooma Municipal Council, Cooma, 1979. Details

Journal Articles

  • Dann, H. E., 'Two Decades of Engineering - the Snowy Mountains Scheme', Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, vol. 41, no. 3, 1969, pp. 23-30. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith