Saumarez Homestead Garden Guide The Saumarez garden has always been the setting for the homestead and, in many ways was an extension of the house. It provided spaces for activities which were part of the lives of the family members – in leisure and entertainment – and it contributedmore
Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation was created to secure the future of Australia’s wildlife. The Foundation directly funds Currumbin Wildlife Hospital and its vital work treating, rehabilitating and releasing sick, injured and orphaned native wildlife. The Hospital has grown to be one of the business wildlife hospital’s in the world, admittingmore
A Hidden treasure this unique corner of Penola, Petticoat Lane still retains original cottages and gardens enabling the visitor to experience the 19th Century cottages and view their stories and experiences. The working herb and vegetable garden produce is on offer to visitors for a small coin donation.more
From bandages to boxpleats, soldiers cries to children's laughter...
the history of this building as military hospital and state school still creates sentiment and nostalgia with Sydneysiders.
The original cells also held petty offenders, debtors, children, the homeless and the mentally ill along with Australia’s most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly. The gallows, where 133 prisonders were hanged, are still in place at the Gaol. Today you can visit the Old Melbourne Gaol and find outmore
This charming Launceston shop is one of the last surviving retail experiences of the early 1900’s. It was operated by three generations of the Shott family who made and repaired umbrellas, and in later years were renowned for their hand -crafted souvenirs made on the premises from native timbers. Todaymore
Set in 7 hectares of parklands on the banks of the South Esk River, this magnificent three-storey Georgian house has servants’ quarters, a heritage walled garden, several farm buildings and a rare avenue of elms. It was built in 1838 as an extraordinary statement of achievement for wealthy wool growermore
In the early 1830’s, a service in the chapel of the Van Diemen’s Land Prisoners’ Barracks Penitentiary (shortened by inmates to ‘The Tench’) was far from a serene and holy experience. The building, in the shape of a cruciform, was designed by John Lee Archer to make additional space formoreBook now