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 book Fire on the Hill - Flowers in the Valley”.

General information, copyright, feedback.

The Book
In PDF format.

Photographs, Brochures and Maps
Aerial, buildings, people and school class photographs. Estate brochures. Topographical maps.

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

Last Updated: April 2020