Once fined or reprimanded, street artists are now being encouraged and commissioned by councils and advertisers, creating some tense competition for limited space.
A disused railway tunnel on the Gold Coast is reclaimed by locals who are now fighting for its preservation.
A new exhibition opens at Sydney Living Museum, featuring images taken by the street photographers of the 1930s and the work that documented life in wartime Australia.
In another blunder as part of Sydney's light rail construction, a $500,000 public art piece in Chinatown has been dug up and covered over by bitumen.
Using silos as a canvas for giant works of public art is an idea that has swept across country Victoria like a dust storm.
Country towns embrace the preservation of history and use artworks to draw in tourists, as part of long-term economic strategies designed to withstand changes in technology.
Long-time Melbourne street artists are worried the rebel, anti-establishment movement has sold out as corporations are increasingly using the form to sell products.