“Woman and children in home garden, Little Bendigo, Ballarat, Victoria, 1876,” by unknown photographer, via The Biggest Family Album in Australia, Museums Victoria Collections on flickr…
A sad end for a once proud fleet. This was the scene at Kingston, on the former North Creswick to Daylesford line during 1978. 445M & 261T literally face the wreckers "Torch" as the fleet of retired "Tait" Suburban Rolling stock is slowly being disposed of. With the woodwork removed, the remaining steel was then cut to smaller sections and trucked away.
Flumina - Grampians Stawell Water Supply
This series consists of 156 photographs and 4 large negatives of a variety of subjects, including civic receptions, celebrations, ceremonies and many of the buildings in the town of Stawell. PROV VPRS 3457/P0, unit 4
Darkness at noon: Australia's bushfire day of terror
It began with a nightmare dawn on the beach in Mallacoota, and ended with winds whipping the fires towards Sydney. In between, thousands fled for their lives and at least two died
20 Interesting Photos of Victorians in Front of Their Houses
Here is an interesting photo collection shows people in front of their houses before 1900.
Many Roads: Stories of the Chinese on the goldfields
Fleeing violence, famine and poverty in their homeland Chinese goldseekers sought fortune for their families in the place they called ‘New Gold Mountain’. Chinese gold miners were discriminated against and often shunned by Europeans. Despite this they carved out lives in this strange new land. The Chinese took many roads to the goldfields. They left markers, gardens, wells and place names, some which still remain in the landscape today. Conditions of Use: All rights reserved. Please refer to…