Tamworth Power Station Museum

A wonderful museum located in Tamworth N.S.W where you can learn about early electrical technology, also see first hand working examples of vintage street lighting, also domestic lighting exhibits.

A new website for the Tamworth Power Station Museum has been created and includes a searchable online archive. Check out the website!

University of Newcastle – E.L.M.A archive

The custodian of E.L.M.A’s written and photographic archives, and financial records.

Get social, learn all about lighting all over the world. Make new friends, you could be living next door to a collector!

Australian Street Light Collectors (Facebook Group)

Learn about street lighting used in Australia, see private collections, and join discussions. Maybe you’ll start collecting street lights too!

Highfields Pioneer Village

Located close to Toowoomba, Qld. Approximately 2 1/2 hours south west of Brisbane. Brand new Energy Museum with a wide range of historic electrical items – not the least of which is a very impressive display of street lighting by local collector and historian James Naumann. There are also displays of early rural fire fighting equipment, fire appliances and other fascinating items. A very good day out that you won’t forget in a hurry!

Love Australia in general? I will be listing a few ‘great reads’ here shortly – watch this space!

Great read #1

Over The Top With Jim – Hugh Lunn

If you grew up in Brisbane any time from 1940 onwards, you will find Hugh’s autobiography an absolute delight to read.


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