Discoveries of Hume and Hovell [chapter 16 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 16 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 30 September 1934.] The story of Australia — XVI Discoveries of Hume and Hovell Governor Brisbane, like his predecessor, Macquarie, was keenly interested in the work of exploration, and his zeal in this direction was a distinguishing […]

In the footsteps of the explorers: Hume and Hovell [24 September 1904]

[Editor: Some details of the explorations of Hamilton Hume and William Hovell. Published in The Argus, 24 September 1904.] In the footsteps of the explorers. Hume and Hovell. By Goulburnian. The journey undertaken in 1824 by Hamilton Hume (the first native born explorer), and his companion W. H. Hovell was productive of rich results in […]