Wingham Municipal Council’s Housing Scheme 1954 – 1980

by Bill Beach

Home ownership occupies a special place in the Australian psyche providing a strong sense of emotional security and safety. For 26 years Wingham Municipal Council conducted a remarkably successful housing finance scheme that assisted almost 400 local families to own their own home. There is little doubt that the housing scheme differentiated Wingham from many other country towns and is something of which the town can be proud.

26 pages with photographs
14 x 21.5cm
Printed 2019
Cost $14.00