Everyday objects often have remarkable histories. Here are 10 common items, that were invented earlier than you may have thought.
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.
South Georgia Island is one of the world’s most remote locations. It has a surprisingly lively history, and one remarkable current resident: the world’s only Yellow Penguin.
I recently watched the commentary track to the 1985 classic movie ‘Back to the Future’, with co-writer Bob Gale, and producer Bob Canton. Here are 10 things I learned.
22 Bendigo Street has a long history: it was a piano maker’s, a Heinz factory, and the most famous TV studio in Australian history. Welcome to Television City.
McDonald’s came to Australia in 1971. It was part of a large expansion for the company, and part of a transformational moment for local cuisine.
In April 1912, the Titanic sank in the North Atlantic. There is only one confirmed photo of the iceberg that caused the fatal damage.
Bayside Williamstown is one of Melbourne’s oldest suburbs. Until the 1940s, it was home to one of the city’s most popular racetracks.
In November 1986, the affluent Melbourne suburb of Toorak became an unlikely terrorist target, when the Turkish consulate building was bombed.