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An image of an English knight statue at Kryal Castle in Ballarat.

About Kryal Castle:
Kryal Castle is a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal Castle can also be…

This article from The Argus in 1930 reports on the return to Melbourne of famed Australian mosaic and stained glass artist Mervyn Napier Wallace and his wife. Napier, whose mosaics in the Melbourne Town Hall and the National Gallery were already well…

The Abbotsford Convent, located in the inner city Melbourne suburb of Abbotsford, operated as a convent, reformatory and Magdalen Asylum from 1863 until the mid-1970s. The convent was run by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, a Catholic religious…

A view of Flinders Street Station, located at the intersection of Flinders Street and Swanston Street in Melbourne’s CBD. Flinders Street station was designed by architects James Fawcett and HCP Ashworth, who won a competition to re-design the…

An image of a Kryal Castle knight preparing for a Jousting display at Kryal Castle in Ballarat, Victoria. Jousting was a popular medieval and Renaissance sport from the thirteenth century, and is often associated with the chivalric ideal.

About…

An image of the wall and gate surrounding Kryal Castle. A tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria, Kryal Castle was built in 1972 (opened in 1974) by Keith Ryall.

Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal…

An image of the wall and gate surrounding Kryal Castle. A tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria, Kryal Castle was built in 1972 (opened in 1974) by Keith Ryall.

Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal…

This article in the Melbourne newspaper The Argus in 1926 describes the invention of a one-man tank. The report is based on photographs published in the London newspaper the Daily Telegraph. It describes the tank as reintroducing ‘the medieval…