The Proserpine Museum has a range of publications available for sale.
To purchase any of these items, please phone or email the museum for the total cost including postage and packaging.




Back to Basics     |     $22.00

Proserpine Nursing Home Cookbook


Before the Purple and the Green Vol. 1   Tony Price     |     $60.00

A history of rugby league in the Whitsundays 1913-1968


Gallipoli Sniper – The Life of Billy Sing    John Hamilton     |     $25.00

The most successful and most feared sniper of the Gallipoli campaign… was Billy Sing, a Light Horseman from Queensland. Gallipoli Sniper is a powerful and very different account of World War One and its effect on those who fought in it.


North Queensland Deserted Towns Colin Hooper     |     $30.00

Bowen - Mackay


Payback John Bell     |     $25.00 

Payback traces the fictional lives of four Australian brothers in New Guinea during the turbulent years between the two world wars.


Proserpine Then and Now – A Pictorial Record     |     $5.00

A History of Proserpine / Whitsunday Shire


Three Abell Men     |     $26.00

The Abell Family – one of the first group of settlers in the Whitsundays, 1904


More Abell Men     |     $36.00

This sequel to Three Abell Men continues with the family of Edward


Where Rainbows Live   Denise Vanderlugt     |      $35.00  

A children’s picture book


Proserpine Answered the Call   Lyn Burke & Lloyd Fox     |     $25.00

WW1 1914-1918 and Boer War – the men who enlisted




Commemorative Books


Crystal Century     |      $20.00

Proserpine Sugar Industry 1897-1997


Cyclone Ada - A Community Remembers     |      $25.00

Personal Memories of Cyclone Ada 17-18 January, 1970 

Bloomsbury State School     |     $14.00

75th Anniversary


Cannonvale State School     |     $12.00    

100 Years and Still Counting


Enlightened Horizons      |      $5.00

History of Education in the Proserpine District


Proserpine State School     |     $12.00

History of Proserpine State School


St Paul’s Anglican Church Proserpine     |     $5.00

Celebrating 100 Years



Museum Magazines


Quarterly Magazine (including back issues)     |     $3.00






Aviation Collectors Series 1 Jeff Watson     |     $50.00

     A boxed set of five historic DVDs:

  • The Last Plane Out of Berlin (A Sidney Cotton Tale)

  • Kittyhawk – The Story of a Famous Fighter

  • Spitfire Over Australia

  • The Ansett Story

Bonus DVD – Classic Cars in Australia


The Ships That Flew     |     $35.00

The last days of the Sandringham flying boat service which ran from Sydney






Raw Sugar Andrew Leggett     |     $5.00

A stunning 40 minute audio visual presentation of images of the people and processes of the Queensland Sugar Industry


Whitsunday Islands 1770-1990 Ray Blackwood     |     $25.00

380+ photos


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