Did you know :

 

Sydneys Cockatoo Island was the site of one of Australia’s biggest shipyards, operating from 1857 for over 130 years. The island has also starred in Angelina Jolie’s second movie as a Director – Unbroken, and X-Mens Wolverine.

 

Melbourne has over 1400 kms of  underground storm tunnels which are constantly being explored by a group of ‘urban adventurers’. Constructed separately from the sewer system the tunnels are a labyrinth of concrete & brick chambers.

 

Adelaide has its own extraordinary geological and archaeological site dating back to the Australian Ice Age from approx. 280 million years ago. The rock formations at Hallett Cove clearly demonstrates the changes the country has gone through over the passage of time.

 

Perths Gin Gin Observatory or The Gravity Discovery Centre played a role in 2015 in the detection of a neutron star collision utilising its on site Zadko Telescope. This scientific discovery has assisted astronomy enthusiasts around the world in understanding previously elusive questions of the Universe

 

Darwins Fannie Bay Gaol was opened in 1883 and operated until 1979. It is the scene of the last prisoners executed by the Australian Govt in 1952.

 

Brisbanes Tribal Theatre holds a monthly cinema screening gala of all things weird, wonderful and strange. As a BYO venue it features some of the worlds strangest, outlandish, cult & frowned upon films which have been turned down by the mainstream cinemas.