Located in Aireys Inlet, part of the Great Ocean Road resides this magnificent sculpture.
William Buckley was deported from the United Kingdom to Australia as a convict. He was bound for a convict settlement, however, he escaped into the bushland. While hiding in the region barely able to survive, he befriended the local Wathaurong People.
Discover Sunshine Lane in Brunswick, Australia: A hidden lane full of top quality street art.
Deakin University Sculpture Walk, Burwood
Heritage walking tour of Pentridge: its dark past, neglected present and rich future.
Discover Cheviot Beach in Portsea, Australia: This Australian beach became famous when Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared from its shores.
Deakin University Art Collection, Waurn Ponds Estate Collection
Melbourne Rectangular Stadium
Discover Melbourne Rectangular Stadium in Melbourne, Australia: Equipped with thousands of LED lights, this geodesic dome-shaped stadium is an engineering delight.
Centenary of Gold Discovery Monument
Marionette Fob Watch
Discover Marionette Fob Watch in Melbourne, Australia: Every hour a secret compartment drops from this giant pocket watch, revealing a lovely surprise.
Boating on Albert Park Lake
Highton and Fyansford – Significance and what it leaves out
Fire Services Museum of Victoria
Discover Fire Services Museum of Victoria in East Melbourne, Australia: A firefighting museum housed in a historic station whose Lookout Tower watches over Melbourne.
Public Art as Cultural Heritage
Barwon Heads Bridge A Beach Walk
Hobson’s Bay: A Place for Everyone?
The Rye House
The Upended Tram
Discover Raising the Rattler Pole in Melbourne, Australia: Not the result of an accident, hurricane, or aliens, this is an eye-popping tribute to the Melbourne tram.
Larry La Trobe Statue
Discover Larry La Trobe Statue in Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne's favorite bronze dog.
Burke and Wills Monument
Discover Burke and Wills Monument in Parkville, Australia: This unusual stone monument marks the starting point of the epic and tragic event.
Nelson Brothers Funeral Parlor
Exploring the Industrial Heritage of the City of Kingston
Discover Webb Bridge in Docklands, Australia: This modern pedestrian bridge on the Yarra River was modeled after an Aboriginal fish trap.
Space and Sculpture: Docklands, Melbourne
Shipwrecks of the Port Phillip Bay
Walking Tour of the first five Publican Houses of Brunswick
A Gap Year Taker’s Introduction to Living Life in Melbourne
Discover Surrey Dive in Box Hill, Australia: This former brickworks pit is full of legends about its murky depths.
Discover Sovereign Hill in Golden Point, Australia: This outdoor museum harkens back to the height of the gold rush.
There’s an Abandoned Ballroom Hidden in Australia’s Busiest Railway Station
Viewing the jewel of a space has been so coveted entry was granted by a secret “Golden Ticket.”
Ferenc Puskás Memorial
Discover Ferenc Puskás Memorial in Melbourne, Australia: A bronze statue paying tribute to the Hungarian player and coach, one of soccer's first international superstars.
Exploring the Mediterranean Idiom in Moreland
Titanic Theatre Restaurant
Discover Titanic Theatre Restaurant in Williamstown, Australia: Enjoy all the trappings from 1912 aboard this Titanic-themed restaurant.
The Nicholas Building
Discover The Nicholas Building in Melbourne, Australia: A beautiful 1920s tower filled with local hidden gems.
The Sphinx Hotel
Discover The Sphinx Hotel in North Geelong, Australia: A taste of Egypt on the outskirts of Geelong.
“See you on the road … in Wyndham”
From Punishment to Rehabilitation – The Old Melbourne Gaol
The Heritage Value of the Queen Victoria Market
‘Mr. Lizard and Gumnut Baby’ Statue
Discover 'Mr. Lizard and Gumnut Baby' Statue in Melbourne, Australia: Children's author May Gibbs' beloved stories about the tiny, human-like "Gumnut Babies" are immortalized in bronze.
Discover Princess Theatre in Melbourne, Australia: One of the oldest theaters in Australia, it's also said to be haunted by a performer who died on stage.
Victoria Police Museum
Discover Victoria Police Museum in Docklands, Australia: Unusual finds include a 19th-century vampire slaying kit and the death mask of an infamous Australian serial killer.
Hawthorn’s Hidden Histories
Ranelagh Estate, Mt Eliza
Following the Footsteps of Early Immigrants at Point Nepean Quarantine Station.
‘The Public Purse’
Discover 'The Public Purse' in Melbourne, Australia: This giant, granite purse is one of Melbourne's most unique and distinctive pieces of public art.
Deakin University Sculpture Walk, Waurn Ponds
Mailbox Art Space
Discover Mailbox Art Space in Melbourne, Australia: Tiny artwork tucked within glass letterboxes form this hidden gem of an art gallery.
Mabu Mabu Big Esso
Discover Mabu Mabu Big Esso in Melbourne, Australia: Featuring Torres Strait Islander cuisine and Australia's first indigenous bar.
St Kilda’s Jewish Heritage
Discover Fairy Park in Anakie, Australia: This slightly spooky yet nostalgic theme park claims to be the first of its kind in Australia.
Geelong’s Wool Industry then & now; Its impact on Geelong’s built heritage
Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens
The Royal Exhibition Building and its surrounding Carlton Gardens were designed for the great international exhibitions of 1880 and 1888 in Melbourne. The building and grounds were designed by Joseph Reed. The building is constructed of brick and timber…
Discover Abbotsford Convent in Abbotsford, Australia: This 19th-century convent is now a flourishing 21st-century hub for art.
St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony
Discover St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony in St Kilda, Australia: You'll find the little birds tucked within the rocks of this Australian beach.
Footscray Psychiatric Centre
Aboriginal Heritage Outdoor Artwork Tour (City of Melbourne)
Rippon Lea Estate
Collingwood’s Colourful Housing History
St. Kilda Walking Tour
A Walk Through Melbourne’s Cafe History
Captain Cook’s Cottage
Discover Captain Cook's Cottage in East Melbourne, Australia: The 18th-century home was disassembled into 253 cases and brought all the way from the other side of the world.
Adnate Collingwood Mural
Discover Adnate Collingwood Mural in Melbourne, Australia: This 20-story artwork on a public housing block is the tallest mural in the Southern Hemisphere and tells the story of a community.
Keith Haring Mural
Discover Keith Haring Mural in Collingwood, Australia: A large Melbourne wall is home to an iconic work of art from one of the world's most renowned street artists.
Art in Fitzroy Gardens
High Heritage: Character in the North
Upside-Down Charles La Trobe Statue
Discover Upside-Down Charles La Trobe Statue in Bundoora, Australia: This strange portrayal of the state's first lieutenant-governor literally stands on its head.
Serving Australia and Serving Victoria: Stories of the Shrine Creators
The Heritage of Herstory: the emergence of feminism in Melbourne
The Australian National Aviation Museum
The Communities that Shaped Carlton
La Trobe University Architecture, Sculpture and Heritage Walk
Discover Red Rock in Alvie, Australia: One of the youngest volcanic eruption sites in Australia.
Discover Fairies Tree in East Melbourne, Australia: A whimsical menagerie of creatures carved into a 300-year-old tree trunk.
The Garden City
Grave of Walter Lindrum
Discover Grave of Walter Lindrum in Carlton North, Australia: A distinctive monument for this former world champion takes the form of a billiards table, complete with balls and cue.
Discover Stanbury Jacko in Geelong, Australia: A stuffed, prize-winning ram is all that remains of a world-renowned stud line, and a reminder of its owner's gruesome end.
Westgarthtown Walking Tour
Discover Artist's Lane in Windsor, Australia: This previously dilapidated alleyway has been transformed into one of Melbourne's finest hidden art locations.
Gog and Magog
Discover Gog and Magog in Melbourne, Australia: These mythological giants take time out of their busy day guarding a Victorian market to let you know what time it is.
Preton Market- history and significance
Fairfield AIDS Memorial Garden
South Lawn Car Park
Discover South Lawn Car Park in Melbourne, Australia: A unique underground car park that has become a popular filming location.
Discover Melbourne Observatory in Melbourne, Australia: The city’s oldest gateway to the galaxy lies at the entrance to the Royal Botanical Gardens.
Discover Geelong Bollards in Geelong, Australia: More than 100 colorful residents stand post in this seaside Australian city.
Queen Victoria Market
Plumbers and Gasfitters Union Building
Queen Victoria Gardens – The City Beautiful
Yarra Bend Asylum Pillar
Discover Yarra Bend Asylum Pillar in Fairfield, Australia: This lone pillar is all that remains of a 19th-century asylum.
Discover AC/DC Lane in Melbourne, Australia: A colorful street named for the legendary Australian rock band.
The Trugo Mural Celebrates Melbourne’s Odd Local Sport
Trugo is the mutant love child of lawn bowling, golf, and croquet.
Discovering Darebin: The People of Northcote
The Queen Victoria Market
The Bullet-Banged Armour of Australia’s Most Famous Outlaw
After Ned Kelly's capture and execution the makeshift suit of armour was taken by police as souvenirs.
Dr James Ramsay Fountain
Discover Dr James Ramsay Fountain in Prahran, Australia: This Australian drinking fountain pays tribute to the generosity and talent of a 19th-century Scottish doctor.
‘Rolling Jaffas down the aisle’: the lost picture theatres of Footscray
The Grand Slam Theory: Australia
Discover Polly Woodside in South Wharf, Australia: This historic tall ship traveled 1.5 million miles around the globe, and once did duty as the mythical pirate ship in Peter Pan.
The Friendly Bunyip of Victoria, Australia
The monster, based on a character from a children's book, is outside the State Library Victoria.
Heide: A Walk Through The Gardens; A Step Back In Time
King Leonidas Statue
Discover King Leonidas Statue in Brunswick, Australia: This statue commemorates a special connection between ancient Greece and the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick.
State Government Offices
La Trobe’s Cottage
Discover La Trobe's Cottage in Melbourne, Australia: The former home of Victoria's first Lieutenant-Governor.
Market place / resting place: the Old Melbourne Cemetery uncovered
Old Melbourne Cemetery (Queen Victoria Market)
Deep Rock Swimming Hole
Discover Deep Rock Swimming Hole in Fairfield, Australia: The gathering point of an old Melbourne swimming club and site of a historic world-record dive in 1918.
Discover Easey's in Collingwood, Australia: Grab a burger inside a decommissioned train car sitting on a rooftop.
Fawkner Memorial Park – Garden of multicultural paradise
Early Social Welfare History in the City of Kingston
Australian Nurses Memorial
Discover Australian Nurses Memorial in Melbourne, Australia: A poignant memorial to remember the Australian nurses who lost their lives during the Second World War.
Deakin University Sculpture Walk, Geelong Waterfront
Visit One of the World’s First Movie Studios
Today the cramped wooden attic is a hidden gem in Melbourne.
The Dolphin Fountain
Discover The Dolphin Fountain in East Melbourne, Australia: Somewhat controversial when first unveiled, this gathering of sea creatures has become a hidden gem.
The Gothic Bank
Discover The Gothic Bank in Melbourne, Australia: This Melbourne bank has unique Gothic-style architectural features and is one of the most majestic operating bank branches in the world.
The Most Hated Sculpture in Melbourne
Discover 'Vault' in Southbank, Australia: This abstract sculpture was initially so disliked that it got moved to the outskirts of town a few months after installation.
Moving Through Time
Model Tudor Village
Discover Model Tudor Village in East Melbourne, Australia: A historic model village was gifted from residents of London to Melbourne as thanks for their help during World War II.