In The Great Melbourne Flood of ’72, a violent storm front buried the CBD under a surging torrent of water.
March, 1918: Alick Wickham, AKA: ‘Prince Wikyama’, completes a world record high dive in Yarra Bend Park in front of 60 000 people.
Australia’s first movie screening came courtesy of a vagabond English magician, and a local promoter looking for a get rich quick scheme.
The world’s nuclear weapons are safeguarded by sophisticated computers and fool proof early warning systems. System with gold standard tech, back-ups, checks and balances, manual …
The Keith Haring mural in Collingwood is the remarkable legacy of the artist’s visit to Melbourne in 1984. It has faded, been restored, part of it was even stolen.
William Edmondson was an African-American sharecropper from Tennessee. One day, God told him his destiny was to become an artist.
Just south of the city, St Kilda is one of Melbourne’s most popular suburbs. The origin of its name is a mystery. Who was ‘Saint’ Kilda?
The Meenakshi Temple can be found in the middle of Madurai, in Southern India. It’s a holy place, where believers think the Gods appear nightly.
The cats of Sydney Harbour Bridge made their home in one of the world’s most famous landmarks, delighting tourists for decades.
Sitting directly below the Westgate Bridge, in the middle of Westgate Park, in Melbourne’s industrial heartland, is something totally unexpected; a vibrant, electric pink lake. …