Local History books and resources

For people interested in the region's local history, there are a number of books available:

 Bygone Queanbeyan

Provides a brief overview of some of Queanbeyan’s more well-known families. The other chapters provide a very readable history of the city.  

 Moneroo to Monaro

A history of local families and individuals who lived in or ran businesses in the buildings along Queanbeyan’s historic Monaro Street 

 First Light on the limestone plains

An insight into life in early Queanbeyan with many historic photographs. 

 Queanbeyan district and people

A very detailed history of Queanbeyan and its prominent townspeople. 

 Queanbeyan City of Champions

Published in 2013 to commemorate the 175th Anniversary of Queanbeyan, the books covers many of the significant milestones in the City’s history with many high quality photos of Queanbeyan past and present.