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Corporate entry Snowy Mountains Council (1959 - )

2 January 1959
Barton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Advisory or regulatory body
Reference No
CA 524
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Barton, Australian Capital Territory


The Snowy Mountains Council was established in January 1959 with representation from the Commonwealth Government, as well as the States of Victoria and New South Wales. The purpose of the Council is to advise, direct and control hydro-electric projects in the Snowy Mountains.

Published resources


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

Journal Articles

  • Dann, H. E., 'Two Decades of Engineering - the Snowy Mountains Scheme', Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, 41 (3) (1969), 23-30. Details


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See also

Ailie Smith