​Port history publications

Published histories of the Port of Melbourne are available in bookshops (new and second-hand).

The long and perilous journey: A history of the Port of Melbourne
Judith Raphael Buckrich, published by Melbourne Books, Melbourne 2002, ISBN 1-877096-00-8
Port of Melbourne 1835-1976
Olaf Ruhen, published by Cassell, Australia, 1976 (Out of print but may be available in second-hand bookshops or websites.)
Welcome & Farewell: The Story of Station Pier
Jill Barnard with Sonia Jennings, published by Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2004
The Borough and its people, Port Melbourne 1839-1939
Margaret & Graham Bride, published by Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society, 2013

Jubilee history of the Melbourne Harbor Trust: compiled from the original records of the Trust and from the Victorian Hansard
Benjamin Hoare, published by Peacock Brothers, Melbourne, 1927 (Out of print but may be available in second-hand bookshops or websites.)

Annual Reports and public newsletters of Port of Melbourne Corporation and its predecessor organisations are available at State Library of Victoria.

 

Port history publications