Pioneers of the Western Australian Timber Industry: a talk by Don Briggs

Thursday 17th June, 5.30pm – 6.30pm at the Margaret River Library

Author Don Briggs offers a glimpse into the history of the WA timber trade including the periods of exploration, the settlement at King George Sound, the Swan River Colony, the forests of the South West and the people who made it happen. His research reveals lots of local places and names with lovely old images as well.

SS Georgette used for timber transport
SS Georgette used for timber transport as painted by Albany artist Ross Shardlow AM

Don is the author of ‘Pioneers of the Western Australian Timber Industry’ and the biographical work ‘The Busettis of Cowaramup’. Both titles are in stock at the Margaret River and Augusta Libraries.
Please RSVP as space is limited. Email: or Ph: 9780 5600

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Margaret River Library

Fearn Avenue, Margaret River WA 6285
Phone: (08) 9780 5600