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St. Brigids Hospital Asylum, County Galway, Ireland

Throughout the early to mid-1800s, there was a rapid growth in the development of mental asylums worldwide, with Ireland leading the way. A total of 22 new Irish asylums sprung up between 1810 – 1870, one of which is the now derelict St. Brigid’s Hospital, formerly known as Connacht District Lunatic Asylum (CDLA). The Connacht […]

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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 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 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 Asbestos Chemical Lab, Sydney, Australia

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 on right beside it so security was too high to pass. So, I went for a wander and instead found a […]