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Abandoned Swan District Hospital, WA

The abandoned Swan District Hospital and Asylum in Perth, WA, was under Australian media scrutiny in 2011 when a nurse allegedly threw a woman’s miscarried baby into the garbage alongside medical waste. The hospital had previously been in the public eye in 2004 when a psychiatric patient assaulted two nurses, one of whom suffered from […]

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Abandoned Fremantle Veterinary Hospital, WA

Constructed in 1906, this single-storey limestone and iron house is historically significant for its Australian Victorian-Georgian style of architecture, which can be seen by the symmetrical facades. This type of architecture is prominent in Fremantle, where this site is located. During the 1990s and early 2000s, the building was being used by the Fremantle Veterinary […]

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Abandoned Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, WA

Finding the abandoned Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH) in Perth, Western Australia was a pure fluke. I had originally gone out with the intention of finding an abandoned hotel but whilst driving around the perimeter of the not-so-exciting looking hotel, this huge, formidable building with scaffolding caught my eye. “Princess Margaret Children’s Hospital” was […]

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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 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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Abandoned Harperbury Hospital, (The UK)

The abandoned Harperbury Hospital in Radlett (the UK) used to be a mental health and learning disabilities hospital built on the remains of World War 1 hangers. It was first opened in 1928 and because derelict in the early 2000’s. I visited this site back in 2017 and it was one of the best explorations […]

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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! đŸ™‚  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 Regis Aged Care Facility, 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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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, […]