Australia then and now

Do you remember what Circular Quay looked like 50 years ago? How about Bourke Street Mall? We’ve found a cool website that allows you to see nostalgic photographs overlaid with how these places look today.

Here’s a sample of what you’ll find.

Circular Quay, Sydney


Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne

Adelaide Street, Fremantle

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Murray Street, Perth


Customs House, Melbourne

King William Street, Adelaide


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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.


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