Reproduced with permission of the editor Miles Lewis, AM is an Australian academic serving as a Professor in the Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning, at the University of Melbourne, Australia. This publication derives from a seminar on Victorian Stucco held at the South Melbourne town hall in 2007. It has now been compiled and updated by the speakers of the seminar to provide a more comprehensive and useful reference. The resulting papers provide important insights into Victorian Stucco : this publication should provide a highly useful and practical reference for anyone interested in the topic. This book aids to help those who wish to preserve some part of Australia’s architectural heritage.