History of The Basin

The Basin is a small town on the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges about 30 kilometres from Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. This site allows you to view various information relating to the History of The Basin.

The bulk of the historical information is available as a book which can be downloaded as a PDF file. The book is an updated version of my 1992 bookFire on the Hill - Flowers in the Valley”.

General information, copyright, feedback.

The Book
In PDF format.

Chandler family history. School class photographs. Estate brochures. Other brochures, Football photographs. Scout photographs.

Places of Interest
A click-able
map marked with over 100 places of interest. Includes many photographs.

Last Updated: April 2022