New South Wales, Australia - the Disused Helensburgh Station - opened in 1889 and operated for 26 years before closing in 1915 and a newer facility opened. The tracks and tunnel are still in place 100 years later.

This waterfall only occurs during heavy rainfall, and flows into a tunnel of an abandoned railway - Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Incredible wall of sand whipped up by cyclone approaches Onslow in West Australia.   Jan 9th 2013.

Turn this thing around! Incredible wall of sand whipped up by cyclone hits remote stretch of Western Australia coast

A cloud formation tinged with red dust travels across the Indian Ocean near Onslow on the Western Australia coast, January The 'red wave' was caused by rain and wind that kicked sand and d

Aerial view of Cyclone Tracy's destruction / Cyclone Tracy 1974 killed 71 people, caused A$837 million in damage (1974 dollars), or approx. A$4.45 billion (2014 dollars). It destroyed more than 70 percent of Darwin's buildings, including 80 percent of houses. Tracy left more than 41,000 out of the 47,000 inhabitants of the city homeless prior to landfall and required the evacuation of over 30,000 people. Most of Darwin's population was evacuated to Adelaide, Whyalla, Alice Springs and…

Aerial view of Cyclone Tracy's destruction Christmas 1974 / Cyclone Tracy was a…

Firemen fleeing Black Saturday bushfires in the Bunyip State Forrest, West Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Alex Coppel, My Shot A fire truck quickly leaves the scene of the mammoth Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, Australia. The fires claimed nearly 200 lives and homes in

Devastation brought by Cyclone Tracy upon the Northern Territory city of Darwin. Courtesy – National Archives of Australia A6135, K29/1/75/16

Devastation brought by Cyclone Tracy upon the Northern Territory city of Darwin. Courtesy – National Archives of Australia

John Flynn is on the Australian 20 dollar note. John was the founder of the Flying Doctor service that aids those in the outback to access medical assistance by plane.

John Flynn, Australian Presbyterian minister who founded what became the Royal Flying Doctor Service, the world's first air ambulance

On Christmas Eve and Christmas morning 1974, the Australian city of Darwin was devastated by Cyclone Tracy.  71 people died and 70% of the city was destroyed.  It was described as "a disaster of the first magnitude…. without parallel in Australia's history".

On Christmas Eve and Christmas morning the Australian city of Darwin was devastated by Cyclone Tracy. 71 people died and of the city was destroyed. It was described as "a disaster of the first magnitude…. without parallel in Australia's history".

Wall in the Wilderness. Carved from Huon pine by Greg Duncan. Tasmania, Australia

The Wall in the Wilderness at Derwent Bridge,Tasmania, Australia features amazing wooden carvings by Greg Duncan and is still a work in progress.


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