Other books of interest but possibly out of print are:
“A Mallee Shire History of Karkarooc 1896 –1995” Phil Taylor
"The Mallee Pioneers of Hopetoun" by Agnes Hilton 1982
"The Story of the Mallee" by Alfred Kenyon 1912
"Places of Interest - 1846-2016" A book written by Kerry Conway with Terry Sheehy, local historian. There are 170 POI in Hopetoun. Order from Kerry, details above.