The Degraves Street Subway is a thirty metre underpass, providing an underground entrance to Flinders Street Station. It has a long, and varied, history.
For 70 years, the US government maintained a National Raisin Reserve. It was only ended by Supreme Court intervention.
From upmarket apartments, to a low budget boarding house, and back again: this is the story of The Gatwick Hotel.
Ball’s Pyramid is a tooth shaped rock off the east coast of Australia. It is part of a submerged continent, and home to the world’s rarest insect.
The cultural reach of movies is enormous. Sometimes they even impact the language; here are 7 words that originated in movies.
In October 1938, a plane crash on Mount Dandenong became Australia’s first major air disaster. The aftermath would change aviation in this country.
When the Australian National Gallery spent $1 million on Jackson Pollock’s ‘Blue Poles’ in 1973, controversy erupted. It now looks like a bargain.
Everyday objects often have remarkable histories. Here are 10 common items, that were invented earlier than you think.
In December 1948, an unknown man was found dead on an Adelaide beach. It was the beginning of one of Australia’s most famous unsolved mysteries.
The history of the Academy Awards is long and laden with both controversy and trivia. Here are 10 pioneering Academy Award firsts.