Andrew Beattie and Paul Ehlich: Wild Solutions, How biodiversity is money in the bank, MUP, 2001
Thomas Berry: Dream of the Earth; The Great Work and The Universe Story* *with Brian Swimme
Anna Clark: Friday essay: The Great Australian Silence, 50 years on, The Conversation, 3 August 2018
Cormac Cullinan: Wild Law, A manifesto for Earth Justice
Charles Drazin: Mapping the Past, A search for five brothers at the edge of empire, pages 318-321
Matthew Evans: Soil, The incredible story of what keeps the earth, and us, healthy. Murdock Book, 2021
Bill Gammage: The Biggest Estate on Earth, How Aborigines Made Australia
John Green: The Anthropocene Reviewed, Essays on a human-centred planet. Penguin 2021
Billy Griffiths: Deep Time Dreaming, Uncovering ancient Australia
Neil Gunson: Australian reminiscences & papers of L.E. Threlkeld, 1824-1859
Fergus Hancock: Munibung Hill – features and value
Guy Hull: The Ferals that Ate Australia. ABC Books, 2021
Lynne Kelly: Memory Code, The traditional Aboriginal memory technique
Ken McLeod: Learning to Think Like a Planet  Learning_to_Think_Like_a_Planet_v3
Skye Moore and Pam O’Sullivan: A guide to common fungi of the Hunter-Central Rivers Region (NSW), Hunter Local Land Services, 2014
Cameron Muir et al: Living With the Anthropocene, Love and hope in the face of environmental crisis.  2020
Bruce Pascoe: Dark Emu, Black Seeds, agriculture or accident?
William (“Bill”) Stanner: After the Dreaming, The Boyer Lectures 1968, ABC Enterprises
Peter Sutton & Keryn Walshe: Farmers or Hunter-Gatherers? The Dark Emu Debate. Melbourne University Press, 2021
The Ecology Book, Penguin 2019
Additional references are located within specific publications such as The Fivefold Vision for Munibung Hill.

Other relevant documents

LMCC: Precinct Area Plans – Pasminco Area Plan, 2014
LMCC: Precinct Area Plans – Munibung Hill, Speers Point Quarry, 2014
LMCC: Precinct Area Plans – East Munibung Hill Area Plan (LMCC DCP No. 1– Revision 11– Pt 4.20) Feb 2014
LMCC: Glendale Recreation & Land Plan – Section 15– Tracks & Trails. Oct 2015
LMCC Library, History Dept: Munibung Hill
LMCC Large Forest Owl Planning and Management Guidelines, 2014
LMCC Squirrel Glider Planning and Management Guidelines, 2015
RPS, Ecological Constraints and Opportunities Assessment, Speers Point Quarry. 2011   Ecological Constraints and Opportunities Report – Former Speers Point Quarry, Speers Point 
Umwelt Environmental Consultants: Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Issues – Former Pasminco Cockle Creek Smelter Site, December 2004 (of particular note Table 2.3 – Potential Aboriginal Cultural Resource Plants of the Cockle Creek/ Munibung Hill Area)

Links – Local

Australian Plant Society:
Hunter Bird Observers:
Native Animal Trust Fund – Hunter Wildlife Rescue: http://
Plant Community Field Guide, Trees in Newcastle:   (Including threatened animal & plant species in Lake Macquarie)
Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council:
Miromaa Aboriginal Language and Technology Centre:
Hunter Living Histories:
Lions Club of Charlestown:
Rotary Club of Warners Bay:
Amateur Geological Society of the Hunter Valley:
Newcastle FLyERS Runners Club:
Lake Macquarie Bushwalkers:
Newcastle Ramblers Bushwalking Club:
Watagan Wanderers Bushwalking Club:
Tree Frog Permaculture:
Transition Newcastle:
Munibung Hill – history
Niiarrnumber Burrai (Our Country) – Newcastle VR [a virtual reality digital reconstruction]

Embark on a journey back in time to nine different locations to see them as they were when Awabakal and Worimi people lived traditionally within the local lands of Newcastle. As you are guided through each location by Elders Wayila (Black Cockatoo) and Buuyaan (Bellbird) from the Awabakal and Worimi, they will explain the cultural significance and stories of each site.

Links – Beyond local

Anthropocene Transition Network:
Australian Citizen Science Association:
Geographic Names Board
Welcome to Country: A landmark travel guide to Indigenous Australia
RN    By Michael Dulaney for Sunday Extra,
The Land Owns Us: Bob Randall, a Yankunytjatjara elder and traditional owner of Uluru (Ayer’s Rock), explains how the connectedness of every living thing to every other living thing is not just an idea but a way of living. This way includes all beings as part of a vast family and calls us to be responsible for this family …
The Rights of Mother Earth:
Award-winning game Paperbark lets players wander as a wombat through the Australian bush …  view the Paperbark trailer at the end of this story.
Powerful Owl Project:
Tylah and the magpie, a good news story.  “The wonderful part of this is that when [the bird] knows people are friendly to them they will remember and they are friendly to them forever more.”