Photograph 7495754
Tremendous post-war development is fast turning Victoria's Latrobe Valley into the most important power and fuel centre in the southern Hemisphere. Huge brown coal open-cuts, power stations, briquette works and gasification plants have made the valley the industrial nerve centre of Victoria. Many of the valley's present population and some of Australia's foremost planners, visualise that within forty years the Latrobe Valley will have big, bustling skyscraper cities and a population counted in millions. James Lunan, formerly of Scotland, migrated last years with his wife and three children. Mr Lunan, a chemist, formerly employed at the Aberdeen gas works, is now with the gas and Fuel Corporation of Victoria at their Morwell Gasification plant

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A12111, 1/1959/16/197
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