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    Also often referred to as the Australasian Coal Company. The name used in the acts of Parliament indicate that the correct name is "Australasia" not "Australasian".

    1873-1879. Winding Creek, Hillsborough NSW.

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  1. Advertising
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 12 September 1874 p 2 Advertising
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    Prospectus

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  2. Advertising
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 12 September 1874 p 8 Advertising
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    Prospectus

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  3. Advertising
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 31 October 1874 p 8 Advertising
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    Initial share offering closes.

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  4. Advertising
    The Newcastle Chronicle (NSW : 1866 - 1876) Tuesday 15 September 1874 p 1 Advertising
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    Specification of shaft up for tender displayed at Dr Hill’s Surgery.

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  5. General News. Buildings and In
    The Newcastle Chronicle (NSW : 1866 - 1876) Saturday 9 January 1875 p 2 Article
    Abstract: [?] usual monthly meeting on Tuesday evening [?] M'Micheal were the [?] subscriptions received 3646 words
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    T.P. Moody appointed mining manager.

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  6. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder (Newcastle, NSW : 1873 - 1876) Wednesday 24 March 1875 p 3 Article
    Abstract: It would appear that this company intend prosecuting operations with vigour, and that at a comparatively early date we shall have this colliery in ac ... 83 words
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    "A township of 340 allotments has already been surveyed. Mr. Thomas Alnwick, auctioneer,of Wallsend, is to be entrusted with the sale of these allotments"

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  7. The Argus. PUBLISHED DAILY. | SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 1875.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 10 April 1875 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Before proceeding to show the description of tax that in our opinion may be equitably levied on landed property, it would be well to point out that r ... 11524 words
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    Mr Longmore wants to buy 50lb rails from the Victorian government, but is unable to do so, there being an iron shortage at present.

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  8. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder (Newcastle, NSW : 1873 - 1876) Saturday 17 April 1875 p 7 Article
    Abstract: We have received a letter from a shareholder in the above Company, complaining of a paragraph in our Lambton correspondence about this Company. We ha ... 98 words
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    Newspaper defending its reporting, and denying that they called into question the honor of officers of the company.

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  9. Australasia Coal Company.
    Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder (Newcastle, NSW : 1873 - 1876) Wednesday 21 April 1875 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Argus of Saturday says:—Messrs Longmore and Munro, M.L.A.'s and Mr. Hutchinson, representing the Australasia Company (whose mine is situated abou ... 192 words
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    Reprint from the Argus of 10 April 1875, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/11515086?

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  10. Local and General News.
    The Newcastle Chronicle (NSW : 1866 - 1876) Tuesday 27 April 1875 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The High Level Bridge.—The last span this bridge is now being completed, the boarding and stairs to be commenced next week. When completed, this stru ... 4166 words
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    Shaft being sunk under direction of Mr Moody. Rail line being surveyed.

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  11. NEWCASTLE. (From the Pilot of Tuesday)
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Thursday 29 April 1875 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The coal miner, Andrew Young, died from the effects of the accident already described. At the inquest, the jury returned a verdict of "accidental dea ... 1606 words
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    Opening up of coal workings at Winding creek. Shafts being sunk and coal being sampled. Rail line being surveyed.

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  12. Visit to the Waratah Company's Works at Raspberry Gully.
    Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder (Newcastle, NSW : 1873 - 1876) Wednesday 2 February 1876 p 5 Article
    Abstract: AT the beginning of the present week, in company with several other gentlemen, I paid a visit to the Waratah Company's works at the above place, and ... 1209 words
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  13. NEWCASTLE. (From Saturday's Chronicle).
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Tuesday 2 May 1876 p 7 Article
    Abstract: A very remarkable and interesting case of shipwreck and rescue has just reached this port. The following is a summary of the particulars. The Isabell ... 1741 words
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    The earthwork for the first three miles of the Australasian Coal Company's line completed.

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  14. LAMBTON.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Friday 2 June 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: RATE NOTICES—Our Council Clerk [?] now succeeded in distributing the whole the rate notices, and the appeal court has [?] fixed to be holden at Warat ... 744 words
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    Sinking a shaft on the Hillsborough side of the hill.

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  15. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 9 June 1876 p 7 Article
    Abstract: An extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders of the Australasia Coal Company was held last night in the Assembly hall, Collins-street, Mr. R. ... 3043 words
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    Shareholders meeting with lots of acrimony, accusations and counter accusations regarding the performance and motives of various directors, managers etc.

    Reading this report it is not surprising that the company failed!

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  16. The Australasia Coal Company. MEETING IN MELBOURNE.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Tuesday 13 June 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: AN extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders of thee Australasia Coal Company was held on Thursday last, in the Assembly hall. 2825 words
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    Reprint of article from The Argus. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/5891186?

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  17. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Tuesday 20 June 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: THE adjourned extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders in this company was held at the Assembly Hall, Collins-street, yesterday evening. Abo ... 1458 words
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    THE adjourned extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders.

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  18. HILLSBOROUGH.
    The Newcastle Chronicle (NSW : 1866 - 1876) Saturday 1 July 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: THE AUSTRALIAN COAL COMPANY—Mr. Zeal, the newly-appointed surveyor to the above company, has arrived upon the ground in company with Mr. Longmore. Th ... 438 words
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    Mr Zeal on the ground, comparing the two proposed line of rail.

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  19. Australasia Coal Company.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 8 July 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: THE adjourned meeting of the New South Wales shareholders of the above company was held at Dr. Hill's residence, Lambton, on Friday evening. There we ... 952 words
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    Lots of arguments and disagreements about the best line of rail. Continuing recriminations against various people. What a dysfunctional company!

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  20. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 23 August 1876 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The fourth half-yearly meeting of the shareholders will be held in Melbourne on the evening of Tuesday next. The business is 40 words
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    "The fourth half-yearly meeting of the share- holders will be held in Melbourne on the evening of Tuesday next. The business is to receive reports and balance sheet; to elect five Directory and two auditors."

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  21. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 30 August 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The fourth half-yearly meeting of the shareholders in the above company was held at the Temperance-hall last evening. Mr. R. Bowen was in the chair, ... 1622 words
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    Half year shareholders meeting. More acrimony and claims of shoddy reporting and vote rigging.

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  22. The Australasia Coal Company
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 6 September 1876 p 5 Article
    Abstract: THE fourth half-yearly meeting of the shareholders in the above company was held at the Temperance Hall, Melbourne, on Wednesday evening. Mr. R. Bowe ... 1538 words
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    Reprint of http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/5900553

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  23. Coal Land.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 1 November 1876 p 2 Article
    Abstract: COAL land in the vicinity of the Australasian Coal Company, is likely to command a high price in the market shortly. This company having definitely d ... 368 words
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  24. LAMBTON.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Tuesday 12 December 1876 p 2 Article
    Abstract: ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH.—I notice that the R. C. Church is being lengthened a[?]d a porch added. The Rev. Father Ryan's residence has also undergone so ... 97 words
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    Accident/injury in a shaft.

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  25. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 28 February 1877 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The fifth half-yearly meeting of the shareholders in this company was held at the Temperance-hall last evening. Mr. R. Bowen occupied the chair, and ... 159 words
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    The fifth half yearly meeting of the share- holders.

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  26. Australia Coal Company's Works.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 24 March 1877 p 5 Article
    Abstract: WE are pleased to observe that one of the greatest engineering difficulties yet met with in the district has been overcome by the Australasia Coal Co ... 397 words
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    A drift (or initial) tunnel has been cut through Stony Pinch and work is progressing in enlarging the tunnel to its proper size.

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  27. The Australasia Coal Co.'s Works.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 14 April 1877 p 8 Article
    Abstract: ON Thursday, we had the pleasure of investigating the progress that has been made in the works of the above company. It will be remembered that a few 2161 words
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    Lots of details about railway, bridge, and tunnel construction.

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  28. Discovery of a New Coal Seam at the Australasia Coal Company's Works.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 20 June 1877 p 3 Article
    Abstract: THE Secretary of the Australasia Coal Company reports to the Melbourne directors that the works at the mine at Newcastle are being pushed forward wit ... 210 words
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    Discovery of coal seam 80 feet under the surface on the 203 acre mining lease.

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  29. CHARLESTOWN.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 27 October 1877 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The trade at Raspberry Gully is very slack, some of the men have left, and are employed at the Australia Colliery. The Secretary of the School Commit ... 307 words
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    Now sending coal to market. 30 miners employed. Man injured in tunnel.
    Australasia Company not employing people residing in Hillsborough - possibly vindictiveness against Dr. Hill.

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  30. CRISIS AT THE AUSTRALASIA COLLIERY.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Monday 10 December 1877 p 1 Article
    Abstract: ON Friday, the Australasia Coal Company's work was brought to an abrupt standstill. Up to 3 o'clock, work was going on as brisk as usual, night and 272 words
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  31. EARLY NEWCASTLE. "CHRONICLE" CLIPPINGS. DECEMBER, 1877.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 9 May 1908 p 16 Article
    Abstract: A little fellow on his way home from school on Tuesday afternoon, December 4, during the height of a thunderstorm, was so flurried by the 2200 words
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    Reprint of an article from 10 Dec 1877. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/137113900

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  32. The Australasia Coal Company.
    The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate (NSW : 1874 - 1880) Wednesday 9 January 1878 p 2 Article
    Abstract: IN reference to the operations of the above named company, from which so much was at one time expected, the Charlestown correspondent of the Newcastl ... 336 words
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    "The big locomotive tunnel through the mountain appears to be abandoned altogether"

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  33. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 5 February 1878 p 4 Article
    Abstract: SIR, -- Having been a subscriber to your valuable paper for the past two-and-twenty years, I would crave a little space in your paper to bring before ... 878 words
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    Letter from a shareholder blaming the failure of the company on the mismanagement of directors Longmore and Jones.

    "And who is to blame for all this ? No one but Mr. W. B. Jones and Mr. Longmore, who would not have local shareholders to work on the works; the men they wanted were their relations and friends, wham they have had to our sorrow and loss"

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  34. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 9 February 1878 p 8 Article
    Abstract: A meeting of shareholders of the Australasia Coal Company was held last night in the Temperance-hall, for the purpose of considering the advisability ... 626 words
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    "A meeting of shareholders of the Australasia Coal Company was held last night in the Temperance hall, for the purpose of considering the advisability of repealing the 49th and 53rd clauses of the articles of association, and substituting therefor other clauses."

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  35. The Australasian Coal Company.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 20 February 1878 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE Melbourne Age, of Saturday, says that, on Thursday, at the meeting of the directors of the Australasia Coal Company, a report was read from Mr. E ... 125 words
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    In an example of deeply misguided optimism, Mr. E. A. Jones, the local manager of the company says:-" The prospects of the
    company are brighter than ever."

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  36. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 1 March 1878 p 7 Article
    Abstract: A special meeting of the shareholders of this company was held last night it the Temperance hall, Mr. W. B. Jones occupying the chair. 968 words
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    Half year meeting of shareholders. Moody has been sacked as manager, and replaced by Owen Jones.

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  37. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918, 1935) Saturday 2 March 1878 p 20 Article
    Abstract: An extraordinary meeting of in the shareholders in the Australasia Coal Company was held on Feb. 28, in the Temperance Hall, Russell-street, for the ... 606 words
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    The seventh half-yearly general meeting of shareholders.

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  38. MELBOURNE. Saturday.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Monday 27 May 1878 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A Sailors' Rest and Workmen's Coffee Room was opened at Williamstown, last night, by Sir William Stawell. The "Nelson" will shortly be taken 115 words
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    Tunnels completed.

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  39. Australasia Coal Company.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 6 June 1878 p 2 Article
    Abstract: OUR. Charlestown correspondent, writing yesterday, says:—Mr. James Swinburn has been appointed colliery manager, and, I hear, cormmenced his duties y ... 70 words
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    "Mr. James Swinburn has been appointed colliery manager, and, I hear, commenced his duties yesterday. A strong body of men are employed at the tramway and other works, and a large boiler has arrived belonging the engine which is to work the skips along the tramway."

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  40. Singleton to Sydney.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Tuesday 25 June 1878 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE good people of Singleton have come to the front this time in real earnest, to see what can be done to elevate their town into something like poli ... 813 words
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    Suggestion that the route of Great Northern Railway under consideration could make use of the Australasian Coal Company's railway.

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  41. The Mining Report for 1877. No. 2.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Monday 5 August 1878 p 2 Article
    Abstract: FROM the extracts published in our last issue, it will have been seen that notwithstanding the continued general depression during the past year in t ... 1280 words
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    Coal seam 8ft 8in. First train of coal on 20/10/1877.

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  42. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 20 August 1878 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The eighth half-yearly meeting of shareholders in the Australasia Coal Company was held last night at the Temperance Hall, Russell-street; Mr. J. G. ... 722 words
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    The eighth half-yearly meeting of shareholders.

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  43. Australasia Coal Company.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 28 August 1878 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A MELBOURNE correspondent, "Tangye," informs us that the ballot on Monday, August 19th, for the election of directors in the above company resulted a ... 110 words
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    " ballot on Monday, August 19th, for the election of directors"

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  44. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 31 December 1878 p 7 Article
    Abstract: An extraordinary general meeting of this company was held at the Temperance-hall last night, to consider a proposition of the directors relative to t ... 881 words
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    Bank insisting that the company reduce its overdraft to 5000 pounds. Directors propose to raise money by issuing more shares.

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  45. WARATAH POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1879. (Before H. A. Smith, Esq., P.M., and Messrs. R. Turton, W. Robson, and J. J. Hill, J.P.'s. INSULTING WORDS.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 8 February 1879 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Stephen S. Vale was charged with making use of insulting words to one Charles Turner, calculated to provoke a breach of the peace in a public place, ... 1148 words
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    Court case involving Charles Turner a "foreman platelayer in the employ of the Australasian Coal Mining Company."

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  46. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 1 March 1879 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The ordinary half-yearly meeting of this company was held in the [?] [?]. Shareholders were present. Mr. Francis, M.L.A., presided. 710 words
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    Reprinted in Newcastle Morning Herald on 6/3/1879. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/136007080

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  47. The Australasian Coal Company.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Monday 3 March 1879 p 2 Article
    Abstract: IN Melbourne, at a meeting of the Australasian Coal Mining Company last Friday night, the directors recommended mortgages on the property. The great ... 116 words
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    At a shareholders meeting concerning mortgages "during the discussion it was hinted that one of the company's principal officers was given to intemperance."

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  48. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 6 March 1879 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE ordinary half-yearly meeting of this company was held in the Temperance-hall, last night. About 120 shareholders were present. Mr. Francis, M.L.A ... 699 words
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    Scurrilous aspersions cast on Mr Swinburne (the colliery manager) regarding his competency and sobriety.

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  49. Australasian Coal Company.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 12 March 1879 p 2 Article
    Abstract: ON Friday evening last, says the Age, a meeting of the shareholders of the Australasian Coal Company was held at the Athenæam Hall, Mr. Staff, the co ... 195 words
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    Meeting of shareholders regarding the "unsatisfactory condition
    of the company's affairs".

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  50. MELBOURNE. Wednesday.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Friday 14 March 1879 p 3 Article
    Abstract: At a meeting of the shareholders of the Australasian Coal Company, to-night, it was resolved to wind up the company, and reconstruct it on a new basi ... 184 words
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    At a meeting of the shareholders of the Australasian Coal Company, to-night, it was resolved to wind up the company, and reconstruct it on a new basis, the services of the manager and all employees at Newcastle to be dispensed with.

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  51. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Friday 14 March 1879 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The adjourned half-yearly meeting of share Solders was held in the Temperance Hall on Wednesday evening; Mr. J. G. Francis in the chair. The secretar ... 1404 words
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    A more readable reprint of this story appears in the Newcastle Morning Herald on 18/3/1879. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/136003217

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  52. THE AUSTRALASIA COMPANY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 14 March 1879 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—It appears from your report of the meeting hold last night by this company that Mr. Longmore has been busy at his old pastime—viz., traducing th ... 243 words
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    James Munro (a former director) attacks Mr Longmore (a current director) :

    "He must feel satisfied that at least £50,000 of the hard earnings of the industrious men and women of Victoria have been sacrificed by this company to his indiscretion and incapacity. Surely that ought to satisfy the most gluttonous of incapables."

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  53. PUBLIC MEETING AT WALLSEND
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 15 March 1879 p 8 Article
    Abstract: A LARGE and influential meeting of the friends of Mr. James Swinburne was held at Harris's Assembly Rooms on Wednesday evening last, J. Richardson, 2506 words
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    Public meeting defending the actions of the last manager James Swinburne, who has become one of the scapegoats for the failure of the company.

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  54. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 15 March 1879 p 6 Article
    Abstract: SIR,—Mr. Munro, in a letter in to-day's Argus, is pleased to refer to me in connection with the unfortunate position of the Australasia Coal Company ... 291 words
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    Letter from F. Longmore attacking Mr. Munro, a former director.

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  55. SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 1879.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 15 March 1879 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Mr. LONGMORE is the father of the Australasia Coal Company. He brought it into the world, and up to a recent date the management has been 9844 words
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    Long rant laying the blame for the collapse of the company at Mr. Longmore's feet.

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  56. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Tuesday 18 March 1879 p 3 Article
    Abstract: THE adjourned half-yearly meeting of share-holders was held in the Temperance Hall Melbourne, on Wednesday evening; Mr. J. G. Francis in the chair. T ... 1246 words
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    Acting on advice from a committee of enquiry, the shareholders decide to cut all expenditure and employees apart from the bare minimum required to keep the mine and equipment safe. Plans for floating a new company.

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  57. CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor of the Herald and Advocate.)
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 20 March 1879 p 4 Article
    Abstract: SIR,—In your report of the proceedings at the meeting at Wallsend in defence of Mr. Swinburne, Mr. Fletcher is made to say that, "Had Mr. S. had 1577 words
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    Letter defending the actions of the former manager T. P. Moody, who seems to have become one of the scapegoats for the failure of the company.

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  58. THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 6 May 1879 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A meeting of shareholders in this company was held last evening in the Temperance Hall, Russell-street, for the purpose of considering the sub commit ... 1965 words
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    A more readable reprint of this story appeared in the Newcastle Morning Herald on 10/5/1879. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/136006137

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  59. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 10 May 1879 p 8 Article
    Abstract: AN extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders was held in the Temperance Hall, Russell-street, Melbourne, on Monday, 5th instant, for the 3513 words
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    Report of sub-committees visit to the mine, and their recommendations on what ought to be done to save the company,

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  60. NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 3 June 1879 p 3 Article
    Abstract: " Paterfamilias" calls attention to the necessity for strict supervision being exercised over the marine store dealers, who from the manner which the ... 317 words
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    "Mr. C. A. Jones condemns the scheme submitted by the directors of the Australasia Coal Company for transferring its property to a new company as giving an unfair advantage to one class of shareholders over another."

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  61. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY. TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF THE AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY (LIMITED). Per Favor of The Age.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 3 June 1879 p 4 Article
    Abstract: [?]ENTLEMEN,--As the time draws near for holding the extraordinary meeting that is to decide whether your company is to be wound up, and your properl ... 1880 words
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    Former director Longmore continues to blame the failure of the company on the local manager Swinburn, and his failure to clean the coal properly before sending it to Melbourne.
    Some comments on the tunnel.

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  62. Advertising
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 2 August 1879 p 10 Advertising
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    Prospectus for floating a new company out of the ashes of the old company.

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  63. The Late Australasia Coal Company.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Friday 8 August 1879 p 2 Article
    Abstract: IN the advertising columns of Saturday's Melbourne Argus appeared the prospectus of a new company, formed to work the coal properties of the late Aus ... 184 words
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    An advertisement has been placed with a prospectus for forming a new company.

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  64. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 7th August.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Friday 8 August 1879 p 3 Article
    Abstract: It is rumored that Mr. Windeyer has received the appointment of fifth judge, and will be sworn in to-morrow. Fifty men have been discharged from the 264 words
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    "A party of Melbourne speculators are endeavoring to form a company to purchase the Australasia Coal Company's works at Newcastle."

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  65. Advertising
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 12 September 1879 p 2 Advertising
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    Property and assets of the company up for sale. Contains a nice concise inventory and description of the mine.

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  66. The Newcastle Coal Company.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Monday 17 November 1879 p 2 Article
    Abstract: WE understand that the whole of the rolling stock of the Australasian Coal Company has recently been sold by the late purchaser to the Newcastle Coal ... 46 words
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    The rolling stock of the Australasian Coal Company has recently been sold by the late purchaser to the Newcastle Coal Company. The latter
    company have taken delivery, and have been working the plant for some days past.

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  67. Australasia Coal Company's Plant.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Friday 21 November 1879 p 3 Article
    Abstract: BY the Leura (s.), which left yesterday for Sydney, there was shipped the large locomotive lately belonging to the Australasia Coal Companx. The engi ... 40 words
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    "By the Leura (s.), which left yesterday for Sydney, there was shipped the large locomotive lately belonging to the Australasia Coal Company. The engine weighed about 30 tons, and was of course taken on deck."

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  68. CORRESPONDENCE "Take time that your letters may be shorter." DOUGLAS JERROLD THE PROPOSED RAILWAY TO SYDNEY. (To the Editor of the Herald and Advocate.)
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 4 December 1879 p 4 Article
    Abstract: SIR,—There exists a well-known proverbial saying in reference to circumstances which on rare occasions present themselves in a conspicuous manner in ... 868 words
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    Suggestion that the route of Great Northern Railway under consideration could make use of the Australasian Coal Company's railway.

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  69. Waratah Municipal Council.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 7 April 1881 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A SPECIAL, meeting of the above Council (called by the Mayor) was held on Monday night last, at the usual time, to consider the following letter rece ... 377 words
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    Brief mention of the Australasian Coal Company's railway in connection with the proposed route of the Great Northern Railway.

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  70. COUNTRY NEWS. BRAIDWOOD, MONDAY.
    The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1871 - 1912) Saturday 24 May 1884 p 981 Article
    Abstract: The Durra Durra Public school, an isolated building in the bush, was discovered on Saturday morning to have been burnt to the ground. There was a fir ... 2838 words
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    The body of John Cherry, publican at Tickhole, near the railway camp, Raspberry Gully, Waratah, was found to day, at the bottom of the old Australasian Company's pit shaft,

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  71. NEW LAMBTON.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Friday 17 November 1893 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The usual fortnightly meeting of the above council was held on Wednesday evening. There were present: The Acting-Mayor (Alderman G. 915 words
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    S.A.M. the present owner of the Australasia line.

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  72. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder (Newcastle, NSW : 1873 - 1876) Wednesday 28 October 1874 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Operations have been commenced at the above Co's works at Winding Creek. The machinery is new being erected, and is expected to be ready in about a w ... 69 words
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    Operations have commenced. Dr Hills wife turns the first sod in the sinking of a shaft.

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  73. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY,
    Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder (Newcastle, NSW : 1873 - 1876) Wednesday 22 July 1874 p 3 Article
    Abstract: By an advertisement elsewhere it will be seen that tenders are invited to sink a shaft for the above company at Winding Creek, near Tickhole. It appe ... 51 words
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    Tender to sink 250 feet shaft.

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  74. Advertising
    The Newcastle Chronicle (NSW : 1866 - 1876) Thursday 23 July 1874 p 1 Advertising
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    Tenders to sink a shaft. Apply to Dr Hill, Lambton.

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  75. NEWCASTLE. TUESDAY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 21 October 1874 p 5 Article
    Abstract: An inquest was held this afternoon on the body of James Aldred, who died in the hospital this morning. He was found in a dying state in a garden yest ... 84 words
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    "The first sod of the Australasian Coal Co.'s works at Winding Creek was turned yesterday."

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  76. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, 20th October.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wednesday 21 October 1874 p 3 Article
    Abstract: It is intended to erect a public monument to the memory of the late Commander Gowehed. The corporation intend testing the 161 words
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    "he Australasian Coal Company's works at Winding Creek were formally opened to-day. The wife of Dr. Hill, J.P., turned the first sod."

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  77. Australasia Coal Company.
    Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder (Newcastle, NSW : 1873 - 1876) Wednesday 16 February 1876 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Dr. HILL left Lambton on Monday, for the purpose or attending the annual shareholder's meeting of the above Company, which will be held in Melbourne ... 255 words
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    Dr Hill going to shareholders meeting in Melbourne to represent NSW shareholders, and be nominated as a director.

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  78. AUSTRALASIA COAL COMPANY.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Friday 14 July 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: THE adjourned meeting of the shareholders of the above company was held at Dr. Hill's residence, on Wednesday evening last. There was a good attendan ... 1754 words
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    The adjourned meeting of the shareholders of was held at Dr. Hill's residence, on Wednesday evening last.

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  79. Australasia Coal Company.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Tuesday 6 June 1876 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE following copy of a letter, which has been sent to the "Melbourne Argus," has been handed to us for publication:— TO THE EDITOR OF THE MELBOURNE ... 608 words
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    Letter from Doctor John James Hill spruiking the company.

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