Can You Help – Laverton History Book

The good news is that a history book of Laverton and the surrounding towns is to be published. Lots of people will be contributing to the book, which is going to be really great. Do you have anything you could share on the town or any of the surrounding areas? Here are the contact details […]

Looking Back – Agnew

HARRY F CAMPBELL – Reminicences The grandfather of  Senator Ian Campbell The following are the reminisces of Harry Campbell which were written by him in 1979 for the Western Australian 150th Centenary from foundation I was born in Perth on 18th April 1906, the same date as the San Francisco Earthquake. My Parents lived at […]

The Hotel Australia – The Coach House, Laverton

The Hotel Australia in Laverton Western Australia still stands today. It has changed very little over the years as you will see from the following photographs:- Originally the Hotel Australia built in 1899. Laverton was then the centre of a booming gold mining district and named after Dr Charles Laver. The architect was W.E. Robertson, […]