The book is about historic development of tunnelling in Australia focussing on key projects in water supply, drainage, road and rail, storage and defence. It provides a timeline of these key projects, focussing on interesting and significant facts about each project, which assisted in developing tunnelling skills and understanding in Australia, accompanied by historic photos.
About the author: David Lees has over 25 years experience in tunnelling and underground construction. He has a strong interest in refurbishment and inspection of old tunnels and his projects have included work on the Snowy Mountain Scheme, Busby’s Bore and St James Tunnels, RailCorp and Sydney Water Tunnels.
@ Australian Tunnelling Society, 2010.