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Places across Australia

Places across Australia

Landmarks explores themes in Australian history by looking at 36 places across the nation. Follow the links below to find out more.

Google map

Map of Australia indicating places and objects featured in the Landmarks gallery.

Australian Capital Territory

Photo showing white exterior of a buildling, with a line of flags and grassed area at the front, and the flagpole of new Parliament House behind.
Old Parliament House in Canberra. Photo: Jason McCarthy.

New South Wales

The Sydney Opera House by night, with blue-coloured lights projected onto its sails.
The Sydney Opera House by night. Photo: Pavel Sigarteu.

Northern Territory


The Dig Tree, with decking around the base, beside Cooper Creek
The Dig Tree at Cooper Creek. Photo: Pip McNaught.

South Australia



The finishing post at Flemington Racecourse
Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne. Photo: Laina Hall.

Western Australia

Aerial image showing a group of vegetated islands surrounded by blue ocean.
Middle Island, Archipelago of the Recherche. Graham Gath Surveys, Western Australia.