Six places to explore Australia’s history this long weekend
From ancient Indigenous culture to the birthplace of Australian democracy, Victoria's historical sites chart the multi-layered development of our country.
While many of the usual festivities have been cancelled and gatherings restricted thanks to COVID, you can still embrace the 26 January public holiday as a great opportunity to explore another side of Victoria. These six historically significant places tell a compelling story about the nation’s multi-layered history.
Slides: Heritage buildings in Portland, Australia’s first UNESCO-listed Indigenous site at Budj Bim, and Sovereign Hill.
Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm. Photo: Visit Victoria.