Port Adelaide is the first area in South Australia to be declared an historic precinct. It is home to the state’s most substantial and continuous group of colonial buildings. There are some wonderful picture opportunities. […]
History Road Chasing the Past By Peter S Book Preview The new book was published this month it can be reviewed using the link above.
Australia’s oldest surviving gold-rush town, Sofala, is just 49 km from Bathurst in New South Wales. The village has only two streets, with most of the buildings in original condition. Edward Hargraves discovered gold nearby […]
The classic Queenslander, whose design can be easily modified to suit our contemporary lifestyles. Wikimedia Commons Lindy Osborne, Queensland University of Technology The Queenslander house is a classic piece of Australian architectural design. With its […]
The village of Carcoar was founded circa 1836 and remains almost completely intact, untouched by the twentieth century. The more you wander around the byways and backroads of Regional Australia the more you appreciate the […]
Step back into the gold rush era in Clunes – Victorian Gold Rush Town with street-scapes straight out of a colonial history book. This picturesque and laid-back town was once the fifth largest in the […]
Township famous for a gun battle between police and the bushranger Ben Hall. Located 337 km from Sydney, Koorawatha is a tiny township on the Olympic Highway between Young and Cowra whose only real claim […]