The first night aussie rules game was held at the MCG in 1879, the same year that electric lights arrived in Melbourne.
A cliffhanger is a popular plot device, to build excitement about the next episode in a series. They first appear in a thousand-year old book of folk tales.
It is hard to imagine, but at some point in history, someone sat down and invented the metre. And its origin story, is surprisingly lively.
The last Thylacine died in the Hobart zoo in 1936. Or, did it?
Abstract art angers people. It is weird, it is about nothing, it doesn’t take any skill. Fittingly, the first abstract artist was an eccentric Russian …
The first Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) was a weekend event held in Olinda, on the outskirts of Melbourne. Or, was it?