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Australia Military Site Prison

Abandoned Riverbank Prison in Perth, WA

Riverbank was opened in 1960 by the Australian Child Welfare Department (CWD). It was Australia’s first purpose-built maximum security reformatory for boys. Riverbank was to address the two tensions in youth offending: the welfare needs of young offenders, and their offending behaviours. The CWD aimed to have a ‘reformatory’ effect on the boys committed to […]

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Aged Care Australia Nursing Home

Abandoned Regis Aged Care Facility in Perth, WA

The abandoned Regis Aged Care Facility in Perth, is situated in a remarkably interesting location. Dating back to 1905, the large site, bordered by Smyth/Monash/Karella and William Streets, was first acquired by the Salvation Army. Over the next century, it grew into an entire village of buildings that chopped and changed over time, which consisted […]

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Australia

Top 5 Urban Exploration Photographers in Australia 2020

The urban exploration 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, […]

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Australia Sports Club

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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Australia Hospital

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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Australia Theme Park

[Updated] Notre Dame Zoo, Australia

Update: This property is no longer abandoned. Please REFRAIN from visiting Notre Dame Zoo (Sydney, Australia) immediately. abandoned World Photography has been contacted by a woman who is currently living on site, who said that many people are visiting the zoo on a daily/weekly basis, many mentioning this website. The woman also said that there […]

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Australia Mental Asylum

Abandoned Wolston Park Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Site Name: Wacol Lunatic Mental Asylum (otherwise known as Wolston Park Hospital, Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum, Brisbane Mental Hospital or Goodna Mental Health Hospital).Size: 450 hectaresDate in use: 1865–2001Amount of patients: Over 50,000 “There are rapists and murderers walking around here, you better leave”, said the policeman as I removed my head from under the wire […]

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Australia Business Hotel

Abandoned Broadway Hotel, Brisbane

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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Australia Sports Club

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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Australia Mental Asylum

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 […]