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Thredbo, Australia

Mount Kosciuszko Summit

The tallest mountain in mainland Australia.
Raymond Island, Australia

Raymond Island Koala Trail

This area was created to save the region's koala population.
Eltham, Australia

Montsalvat

Australia's oldest artists' colony.
South Brisbane, Australia

'The Dancers'

The unique work of art celebrates the 30th anniversary of the 1988 World Expo.
Geelong, Australia

Stanbury Jacko

A stuffed, prize-winning ram is all that remains of a world-renowned stud line, and a reminder of its owner's gruesome end.
Melbourne, Australia

Adnate Collingwood Mural

This 20-story artwork on a public housing block is the tallest mural in the Southern Hemisphere and tells the story of a community.
Melbourne, Australia

La Trobe's Cottage

The former home of Victoria's first Lieutenant-Governor.
Golden Point, Australia

Sovereign Hill

This outdoor museum harkens back to the height of the gold rush.
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Rectangular Stadium

Equipped with thousands of LED lights, this geodesic dome-shaped stadium is an engineering delight.
Melbourne, Australia

Webb Bridge

This modern pedestrian bridge on the Yarra River was modeled after an Aboriginal fish trap.
Fairfield, Australia

Deep Rock Swimming Hole

The gathering point of an old Melbourne swimming club was site of a historic, world-record dive in 1918.
Melbourne, Australia

'The Public Purse'

This giant, granite purse is one of Melbourne's most unique and distinctive pieces of public art.
Gembrook, Australia

Kurth Kiln

This kiln was erected to produce charcoal for gas producer units during World War II.
East Melbourne, Australia

Model Tudor Village

A historic model village was gifted from residents of London to Melbourne as thanks for their help during World War II.
Richmond, Australia

Richmond Bridge

It's beautiful, it's haunted and its claim to fame is that it's the oldest existing stone arch bridge in Australia.
Echuca, Australia

Echuca Wharf

A timber wharf that contributed to Echuca becoming the largest inland port in 19th-century Australia.
Murray Bridge, Australia

Murray Bridge Bunyip

An animatronic tribute to a legendary half-man, half-fish creature.
Noojee, Australia

Noojee Trestle Bridge

This remnant of an old railroad is the tallest surviving wooden trestle bridge in Victoria.
Glenrowan, Australia

Ned Kelly Animatronic Museum

A totally unique, animatronic depiction of the Australian gunslinger's last stand.
Rhyll, Australia

Phillip Island Koala Conservation Reserve

A conservation sanctuary for rescued koalas, some of which were saved from devastating Australian bushfires.
Anakie, Australia

Fairy Park

This slightly spooky yet nostalgic theme park claims to be the first of its kind in Australia.
Melbourne, Australia

South Lawn Car Park

A unique underground car park that has become a popular filming location.
Cape Otway, Australia

Frederick Valentich Memorial Plaque

A plaque at the lighthouse where Frederick Valentich made his last radio contact before he vanished without a trace.
Fortescue, Australia

Totem Pole

Many rock climbers have come to conquer this slender sea stack, with various degrees of success.