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North Head Quarantine Station – NSW

North Head Quarantine Station consists of several heritage listed buildings on the north side of Sydney Harbour. It operated as a quarantine station from 1832 to 1984 for travellers and migrants suspected of carrying contagious diseases such as smallpox, cholera, Spanish influenza, bubonic plague and more. The station was later further developed to include accommodation blocks, hospital, morgue and admin …

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Brisbane City Hall – QLD

Brisbane City Hall – QLD Erected in 1930 by his Excellency the Governor Sir John Goodwin, Brisbane City Hall stands in the heart of the city and is home to the Brisbane City Council. Legend states that a Lift Attendant jumped to his death during the lift installation early in 1930 and his ghost can be seen riding the elevator …

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Alkimos – WA

Alkimos – WA Alkimos was a US Navy Ship built in 10 days in World War II in Maryland by Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards and launched on October 11, 1943. It was originally supposed to be called George M. Shriver but was renamed Viggo Hansteen after the vessel was re-assigned to the Norwegian Merchant Fleet on October 20, 1943. During the war, …

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Studley Park House – NSW

Studley Park House – NSW Studley Park House is a Victorian mansion located in a place called Narellan South West of Sydney. Built in 1889 by businessman William Charles Payne, however was sold to The Camden Grammar School Headmaster Dr Henry Oliver in 1902 and was then used as a school. In 1909 a 14yr old schoolboy Ray Blackstone and …

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Port Arthur in Tasmania.

Port Arthur is a small town and former convict colony in Tasmania. It is also the location of one of the deadliest shooting massacres in the world; in 1996 35 people were killed and another 23 wounded by a 28yr old Australian man Martin Bryant. From 1833 to 1853, Port Arthur functioned as a prison for the hardest British convicts …

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Princess Theatre, in Melbourne, Victoria.

Princess Theatre is a large theatre sitting in the Victoria capital of Melbourne. Built in 1864 by actor Charles Coppin, it is often seen as Melbournes first theatre and is the first to have a retractable roof. The location is said to be haunted by British/Italian actor Frederick Baker, or “Frederici” which was his stage name. During a play in …

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