Australia: 1854 - 1988.
Bibliography for Queensland.


Author Title References to telegraph information.
Dell, Terry & Price, David Queensland Steel Date Stamps: Commonwealth Period. Toowoomba Stamp Club web page.
Elsmore, Dave (2005) Queensland Postal Notes. Discusses the system of Postal Notes in Queensland but gives many details about the creative ides of using a Note as a transmission form (QC-TO-4). Many statistics and a copy of the Act also included. Copies from the author.
Gribble, P.J. (1981) What Hath God Wrought: A history of the Queensland Telegraph Service from 1861. Fabulous book reflecting years of research and personal experiences. Covers almost all aspects of the operation of the Queensland telegraph service.

Perhaps the best book in terms of details written on Australian Telegraphy.

Langford, Ray (2008) Singing strings : a history of the Cardwell to Normanton Telegraph Line, Far North Queensland.  
Murphy, J. (1953) Frederick Walker's expedition in 1866 to discover and mark out a suitable route for a telegraph line from Cardwell to the Gulf of Carpentaria to connect with a cable to Europe.
Brisbane: Post Office Historical Society.
Rea, Malcolm M. (1971) Communications across Generations: An Australian Post Office History of Queensland.
Scuder, Kenneth F. (2013) Queensland Postage Stamps: 1879 to 1912, Melbourne: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria Inc. The definitive book of Queensland postage stamps. Chapter XXII discusses the TC date stamp in the context of specimen issues.
Stevens, E.V. (1956) Early Brighton and Sandgate.
Paper read at a meeting of the Historical Society of Queensland.
Interesting historical account of the development of the region around Sandgate. No reference to the Telegraph Office.