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Top 5 Urban Exploration Photographers in Australia 2020

The urbex community is on the rise, worldwide, and nationally within Australia. Whilst it’s hard to calculate how big the community actually is, I wanted to start by shining light on some of Australia’s top urbex abandoned building photographers. These lads and lassies have been undertaking the same work as I have over many, many […]

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Abandoned Bowling Club, Western Australia

I visited this abandoned bowling club in Western Australia whilst on a solo trip away from the rush of life and I loved it so much that I ended up visiting it two days in a row. It was huge, with so many rooms to explore. All the old bowling trophies were scattered everywhere on […]

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Abandoned Aboriginal Port Hedland Lock Hospital, WA

From 1907 to 1919, over 1000 Aboriginal men and women suspected of having venereal diseases were rounded up from across Western Australia and marched, sometimes in chains, to Carnarvon, where they were transported to lock hospitals on the remote Bernier and Dorre Islands. When the island hospitals were shut down in 1919, The Port Hedland […]

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Abandoned Notre Dame Zoo, Sydney, Australia

Emmanuel Margolin’s Notre Dame Zoo and French Chateau worth $27 million that was once coined “The Best House in the World” by the TV show Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, is now a relic of its former self. Spread over 45 hectares deep in the mountains of Mulgoa, Sydney, the Margolin residence and abandoned […]

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Abandoned Wacol Mental Asylum, Australia

More than 50,000 people, including children as young as 11, suffered in silence at the Wacol Mental Asylum after it was established in 1865. The abandoned Wacol Mental Asylum was founded by the Queensland government as the first publicly funded mental health institution in the country. Due to its sheer size and being the first […]

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Abandoned Broadway Hotel, Brisbane, Australia

The abandoned Broadway Hotel in Brisbane has been protected by the Queensland Heritage Register since 1992, but that hasn’t deterred arsonists, graffiti artists, squatters and urban exploring photographers like me! 🙂  Sadly, the building has been destroyed by three fires and much of the structure, walls and ceilings are totally dilapidated. The ground floor is […]

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Abandoned Balmain Tigers League Club, Sydney, Australia

The Balmain Tigers League Club was built in 1957 and valued at $22 million. The building now sits abandoned, open to many squatters and is in very bad condition. In one of the dark basement rooms, there are about 7 dirty mattresses lying in a row from one end of the room to the other. […]

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Abandoned Callan Park Mental Asylum, Sydney

“These so called nurses treat patients most cruelly. They are mechanical, inhumane creatures” – former patient at the Callan Park Mental Asylum, Sydney. Site Name: Callan Park Mental Asylum, SydneySite Dates: 1878 – 2008Site Size: 104.5 acres The abandoned Callan Park Mental Asylum was one the most challenging sites I’ve ever explored alone. It was […]

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Abandoned Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School, Sydney, Australia

Site Name: Macquarie Boys’ Technology High SchoolSite Location: Parramatta, SydneySite Value: Over 10 million dollars Since it closed down in 2008, the Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School has been left vacant and open to vandalism. The site was incredibly easy to find and a hole in the fence meant not much thought had to be […]

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Abandoned Asbestos Chemical Lab, Redfern (Sydney)

I came across these small labs walking down by Redfern train station. I had intended to get into a much bigger derelict building down the road from the station but there was a concert right beside it so security was too high to pass. So, I went for a wander and instead found a few […]