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Broken Hill

Step back in time. Of all the old buildings that have survived in Broken Hill, the Trades Hall stands out. This historic building has been the home of the union…

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Broken Hill

Pay tribute to the heroes on board the Titanic. Within Sturt Park in the city of Broken Hill stands an impressive monument to the musicians on board the infamou…

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Broken Hill

Charles Rasp is credited as the founder of Broken Hill but there’s much more to his story than a simple miner striking lucky. Hieronymous Salvator Lopez von Per…

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Balranald

Enjoy learning about Balranald’s intriguing history as you take a step through time and visit some of its most memorable historical sites. Balranald is a Shire…

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Cameron Corner

Australia’s boundary riders are as resilient as the landscape they live in. Kevin Geale gives a dry, dusty chuckle when he’s asked what inspired him to take on…

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Broken Hill

Experience the best of Broken Hill’s outback hospitality at historic guesthouse The Lodge Outback Motel. With an air of grandeur and a distinctly Edwardian fee…

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Young

A veritable treasure trove of relics from nearly 200 years of European settlement in Young is hiding away at the Lambing Flat Folk Museum. Wandering around the…

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Young

A place of serenity on the outskirts of Young, these pretty gardens serve both as a memorial for the town’s turbulent Chinese history and a celebration of a uni…

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Broken Hill

Pay respect to those who paid the ultimate price. Whilst in Broken Hill, be sure to visit the RSL Hall of Fame. This fascinating museum houses an array of memor…

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Silverton

If only the walls of the Silverton Gaol could speak! Built in the 1880s when, according to the Town and Country Journal , “the scum of the country began to be a…

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Broken Hill

In the Outback there are many legends ... some of them, like the Afghan cameleers and the story of the Broken Hill Mosque, are true. The Broken Hill Mosque has…

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Silverton

Being forbidden from dressing in bright colours seems draconian in this day and age, but that was just one of the regulations placed on teachers at the historic…

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Tenterfield

A preserved 19th Century railway station offers a fascinating glimpse into the past. The first thing that strikes you about the Historic Tenterfield Railway Sta…

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Cobar

Unlock Cobar's secrets at the Great Cobar Heritage Centre. Sometimes the suggestion of a visit to a museum brings on thoughts of a way of filling a rather dull…

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Broken Hill

Founded by the Very Rev. John Flynn, the Royal Flying Doctor Service played a crucial role in the development of Inland NSW, and continues to play an important…