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An image of the giant Viking head statue located outside Miss Maud's Swedish restaurant and bakehouse on Fitzgerald Street in Perth, WA.

The figure has a long, bushy beard and is wearing a horned helmet. It appears to be made of limestone.…

This article from ‘Psychic Australia’ in March 1977 by Rex Gilroy claims that Norse/Scandinavian sailors visited the South Pacific and northern Australia. The article, ‘Vikings Visited Cairns’’, is now freely available…

Valhalla Icecream is made in the Hobart suburb of Moonah. As seen on this advertising sign, the company’s logo features the side profile of the head of a Viking warrior on a red shield. The warrior wears a helmet with wings, a notion popular in…

This photograph was taken during the final lecture of the 3rd year undergraduate unit The Vikings at The University of Western Australia. Although the unit focuses on the history of the Viking Age (c. 790-1100), the final lecture dealt with popular…

The online newspaper article ‘Border fight spells trouble for viking busker’ appears in the online version of The Age newspaper, having originally appearing in the Albury, Victoria, newspaper The Border Mail. The article reports on the arrest in…

A digital photograph of popular Viking items in a display case at the State Library of Western Australia. The display advertises a book signing session by Norman Jorgensen for his 2011 children’s book The Last Viking, illustrated by James Foley.…

Described on their website as ‘the largest Licensed Rugby Union Club in the world’ (http://www.vikings.com.au/OurClubs.aspx), the Vikings Group is an Australian club with a number of venues in New South Wales. Their logo features a…