Temperatures at the bottom of Australia's deepest gold mine are close to 30 degrees Celsius and the humidity is like something out of the tropics with long shifts making it a tough slog for miners.
Cemeteries are growing in popularity as venues for dark tourism with small burial plots and large cemeteries alike becoming destinations for spook spectacle and historical intrigue.
Have you ever wondered about the engineering feats you drive over each day?
In the early 1900s, young Australian actress Muriel Matters achieved notoriety in Britain after pulling off a series of brave and quirky stunts in the name of women's rights.
Residents in Walpole on Western Australia's south coast have vowed to fight a move to bulldoze the town's first buildings built by original settlers almost a century ago.
The stories of the 16 people buried in Ravenswood's forgotten cemetery have come to life as researchers investigate their identities ahead of the reinterment of their bodies.
Historians are correcting the record after Australian World War I General Sir John Monash was linked with the Anzac's victory at the French town of Villers-Bretonneux in 1918.
Which was the first city in Australia to get an electric tram network up and running? Melbourne? Sydney? Nope. Try Hobart. But where did they go?