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Snowy Hydro: NSW and Victoria to sell their stakes to federal government

Snowy and Tumut rivers get water mainly from the melting snows and rain from the Snowy

Is building the Snowy Hydro scheme the smartest thing Australia ever did?

Australia's greatest engineering feat – the National Heritage Listed Snowy Mountains Scheme

Jindabyne dam

Today the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme was the 107th Australian icon to be added to the National Heritage List.

In 1967 the American Society of Civil Engineers rated the Snowy Mountains Scheme as one of the civil engineering wonders of the modern world.

At work, Snowy Scheme style

Snowy Mountains Scheme, N.S.W. Australia. [email protected]

Snowy Mountains Scheme

What does the Snowy Mountains Scheme do and how does it work?

Eucumbene Dam

The Scheme was designed to collect and store water, including water that would otherwise flow east down the Snowy River to the coast, divert it through ...

Tumut 3 power and pumped hydro station, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

60 years of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme


Whitewater flowing under a dam wall in the Snowy Mountains.

Snowy Mountains Scheme - Start of Construction

A camp by the Snowy River during the construction of the scheme in 1950.

The Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme is one of the engineering wonders of the modern world. With seven power stations - two of which are underground, ...

Snowy Mountains Authority workers excavating for the Murray Power Station in 1954. Courtesy National Library of Australia

Photo of men riding rail truck entering or exit a tunnel at the Snowy Hydro

Snowy Mountains as seen from Kosciuszko Lookout.jpg

An engineering marvel: A photo of Tumut Pond Dam in January 1963, which was

An expanded Snowy Mountains scheme would include a new series of tunnels.

The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme, built from 1949 to 1974, is well recognised as not just an Australian but a world engineering feat.

The Snowy Scheme

The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme is one of the most complex integrated water and hydro-electric power schemes in the world.

Island Bend Dam, part of the Snowy Mountains Scheme.(Photo courtesy National Archives of Australia)

The Jindabyne Dam is a major part of the Snowy River Scheme.

Whatever your interest, whatever your passion, you would be unlucky not to find it here! It's home to Australia's highest mountain ...

Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre

A view of the Snowy Mountains from Perisher

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Snowy Mountain Hydro Tumut 3 power plant. Picture: Snowy Hydro Limited.

Snowy Mountains rehabilitation program

Snowy Hydro - Mountains of Power

Snowy Hydro Limited: Australian ingenuity

Diagram of the Snowy Mountains Scheme

Water from the Snowy River catchment is diverted through tunnels

Snowy Mountains ...

Snowy Scheme Museum

Source: One SMEC – Q1 2016. Control of one of Australia's most iconic companies, Snowy Mountain Engineering ...

Home to snow capped mountains, spectacular vistas of rivers, mountains and glacial lakes, exhilarating alpine wilderness, and Australia's highest peak Mt ...

Malcolm Turnbull poses for a picture during a tour of Tumut 3 power station at the

For Every Age

Tumut 3 Power Station, the Scheme's largest power station. Photograph courtesy of the Snowy

Worker with a construction rig, c.1951. Courtesy National Archives of Australia.

Surveyor George Davison used this Theodolite (instrument for measuring angles) to map the Snowy

The PM wants to further investigate pumped hydro as a way of boosting energy stability in Australia. But what is it and could it help South Australia in ...

Black Perry Lookout - Talbingo - Snowy Mountains

Construction started on the Scheme on 17 October 1949, when the Governor-General, Sir William McKell, Prime Minister Ben Chifley and William Hudson fired ...

On this day: Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme - Australian Geographic

An aerial view of the Snowy Mountain hydro scheme.

Snowy Mountains Hydo-electric Scheme

Photo of men riding rail truck entering or exit a tunnel at the Snowy Hydro

Building The 'Snowy' | Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme | NSW Migration Heritage Centre

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The Snowy Mountains scheme under construction

Bringing nations together – the National Heritage Listed Snowy Mountains Scheme

Cabramurra, Australia's highest town, is a Snowy Scheme company town

Tumut 3 hydroelectric power station

Water pouring over the spillway of Guthega Dam 5, a 100-foot mass concrete

Key to our success is our ability to utilise the Snowy Scheme's large, reliable and fast start capability to our advantage whether it's through spot ...

Ski & Snow

Pipes of the Snowy Mountains scheme a hydroelectricity and irrigation complex in New south Wales in

A map of planned changes to the Snowy Hydro scheme

Embed Download. Snowy Mountains Hydro Workers. It's one of Australia's greatest engineering ...

Malcolm Turnbull tours the region after visiting the Snowy Hydro Tumut 2 power station in August

This small introduced pest fish species redfin or English perch, is causing a headache for

Before and after revegetation works in the 1970s, following the removal of cattle. Current ecological change is likely to be far more significant and could ...

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during a tour of the Snowy Hydro Scheme on Thursday.

Snowy Mountains. NSW

In 1951, the Snowy launched a study to find the most economical system for power transmission. The highest voltage in use in Australia at the time was 132 ...

The Machine Hall Floor of Murray-1 Hydroelectric Power Station.

Year 1999 marks the 50th anniversary of the Snowy Mountains Scheme, one of the greatest engineering projects undertaken in Australian history.

Ongoing since 2016 this series aims to present a contemporary document of a landscape that changed in order for a nation to change.

Pipes running down to water

Australia Satellite

The original Snowy scheme left lasting environmental damage in the Kosciuszko National Park, scientists say

History & Heritage

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The southern area of New South Wales is home to five of Australia's highest peaks. The highest, Mt Kosciuszko, rises above all at 2228m.

Large turbines inside a dam.

Snowy Scheme Museum

Australia's Greatest Engineering Marvels