In October 1978, Frederick Valentich took off from Melbourne in a Cesna. An hour later, he reported being followed by a UFO, and then disappeared without a trace.
Federation Square is one of Melbourne’s most significant landmarks. Built in the 1990’s, the site has a colourful history, stretching back to the city’s earliest days.
The Abbey Road bystander is in the background of the world’s most famous album cover, watching the world’s most famous band cross the street. Who is he?
The first Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) was a weekend event held in Olinda, on the outskirts of Melbourne. Or, was it?
Shakespeare was a genius. He was also a neologist; a creator of phrases (and even words). And the list of these, that have entered common …
Errol Flynn was one of the brightest stars in Hollywood’s golden age. He hailed from isolated Tasmania, about as far from the glitz of Tinseltown as you could get.
In 2009, ‘Lucky’ the cat fell out of a ninth floor window and survived. This is, The Cat Who Lived… WEIRD, WILD and MISC Keri …
Melbourne’s National Gallery Victoria (NGV) has one of the best public art collections in the southern hemisphere. In 1986, it lost ‘The Weeping Woman’ by Pablo Picasso.
The ‘Stand By Me’ bridge is the real location for one of 80s cinema’s classic scenes. Once used by loggers, it is now part of a hiking trail.
Who invented the hamburger? There are many claimants, and no clear answer. We weigh the most likely contenders.