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Many books and resources about East Perth provided useful background information for the Moorditj Footrprints project.  These included:

Powering Perth: A History of the East Perth Power Station, edited by Lenore Layman (Black Swan Press, 2011).

Particularly relevant is Chapter Two written by Mary Anne Jebb based on stories shared by Mark Bin Bakar; Neville Bartlett: Thomas Henry Ford; Butley Narkle; Jennifer Narkle; Darryl Ogilvie; Helena Pell Pritchard; John Pell and Peter Stacey. The author and editor have kindly made the chapter available on the City of Vincent library catalogue:   It was just like a reserve in the city’: Aboriginal oral histories of East Perth around the Power Station.

List of Aboriginal Families who lived in East Perth in the 1958-1966. Compiled by John Pell, 2020

Report on Cultural Heritage Assessment of Wellington Square, East Perth (by Moodjar Consultancy for the City of Perth, 2017)


Our Patch by Mandy Corunna (City of Vincent, 2014) 

The Coolbaroo Club 1947-1960 (Exhibition curated by Jo Darbyshire at the Perth Town Hall with program published by City of Perth, 2010)  

Shadow Lines by Stephen Kinnane (Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2003)

That was my home: Voices from the camps in Fremantle and the Western Suburbs by Denise Cook (UWA Publishing, 2019)

Perth's Prohibited Area (State Records Office and WA Museum, 2019)

Bennett House: Aboriginal heritage as real estate in East Perth (by Vivienne Hillyer, 2001)

Ghosts in the City: Redevelopment, Race and Urban Memory in East Perth by Jason Byrne and Donna Houston (Griffith Research Online, 2005)