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Melbourne Stock Exchange, 351 Collins Street. | Melbourne

Melbourne is Australia's financial center, and you can stop here between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm to watch some of the day's trading from the visitors' gallery.

Melbourne to Dandenong Ranges Trip | Melbourne

The route is along Dandenong Road, through Oakleigh and Upper Ferntree Gully to the summit of One Tree Hill (502 metres) where fine views are obtained of Western Port and Port Phillip, Eumemmering Reservoir, and the suburban area. The route then passes along the Sherbrooke Forest Reservation for native fauna and flora, through Clematis Avenue shaded by trees and ferns, to Sassafras and Olinda at t...

Melbourne to Sorrento & Portsea Trip | Melbourne

This trip traverses Mornington Peninsula. The forward journey is along the Beach Road, which skirts the western shore of Port Phillip to Sorrento and Portsea, where tourists have the choice of surfing at either of these resorts. On the homeward journey the Peninsula is crossed to Flinders, and the tour continued along its eastern edge to Hastings and thence back to the city via Frankston and St Ki...

Melbourne to Warburton Trip | Melbourne

Warburton, a pleasant township in an extensive timber-getting district, is on the banks of the River Yarra 77 km from Melbourne by rail or road. Mount Donna Buang (1,243 metres), the highest mountain peak within easy reach of Melbourne, and Ben Cairn (1,036 metres) are the principal tourist attractions. A well-graded road runs via Cement Creek to Mount Donna Buang (18km) and thence a further 4 km ...

Melbourne Visitors Centre, Cnr Flinders & Swanston Sts. | Melbourne

When visiting Melbourne, make the Visitor Information Centre at Federation Square your first stop. The Melbourne Visitor Centre is a one-stop shop for all visitor information needs. Look for the distinctive yellow ā€˜iā€™ on blue background sign. The Visitor Information Centre has everything you need to get the best out of your stay.

Melville Street, Church | Hobart

The main centre of Methodism in Hobart is the Melville Street Church, the foundation-stone of which was laid by Sir John Franklin in 1837. The church, copied from the Wesleyan Chapel, London, was opened in 1840.

Mitchell Library, Macquarie Street, Sydney | Sydney

This is the State reference library, housed in one of the finest buildings in Sydney. It contains about 650,000 volumes and includes: a general reference department centred round one of the world's largest reading rooms; a circulation department for public libraries and country residents; the Shakespeare Tercentenary Memorial Library which contains the only copy of the First Folio in Australia; th...

Mount Buffalo | Mount Buffalo

Mount Buffalo is situated on the North Eastern Alpine region of Victoria, 1,219 to 1,523 metres above sea level. It is claimed that it presents pictures of unequalled mountain scenery. Of unsurpassed grandeur the National Park is the ideal playing ground for tourists in either winter or summer. The handsome Chalet, situated on the highest point, commands scenic views of supreme beauty. Any time i...

Mount Cooroy Walk | Cooroy

Mount Cooroy, 427 metres, is surrounded by private property and access to climb the peak is through the Cooroy Mountain Spring Water property. Phone 07 54477577. Climbing Cooroy Mountain requires a moderate level of fitness and takes 2 hours return at a leisurely pace with rest stops. A grassy track to the left of the old Council quarry is the start of the track turn left and around over the...

Mount Donna Buang | Warburton

Mount Donna Buang is most favoured in winter when covered with snow. Overlooking Warburton and 1,243 metres. High the mountain has several ski runs and jumps. The whole area has a typical Switzerland atmosphere. The route to Donna Buang is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the State and there are wayside facilities for picnic.

Mount Evelyn | Mount Evelyn

Mount Evelyn is a farming community set in the heart of the Dandenongs, providing splendid scenic views. Adjacent to many beauty spots with camping facilities available in the recreation reserve on the Olinda Creek, 5 kms from Montrose.

Mount Feathertop | Dinner Plain

Commanding a range of the most beautiful country in the State, this second highest mountain in the Alps is worthy of a visit. The unsurpassed grandeur of the Alps can be seen to their best advantage. Accommodation is limited and it is wise to make inquiries before contemplating a visit.

Mount Martha | Mount Martha

Mount Martha is a very popular holiday resort four kms from Mornington. Splendid scenic views of the surrounding country and the Bay are provided, and day trips along the coast can be arranged. The accommodation is good and there are camping facilities close to the foreshore.

Mount St Bernard | Dinner Plain

There is no more exhilarating place in Victoria than Mount St Bernard and the Bogong High Plains. The scenic views, excellent facilities for winter sports make it one of the most outstanding of all winter playgrounds.

Mount Tamborine | Nerang

Mount Tamborine (553 metres) is one of the most popular mountain resorts within easy motoring distance of Brisbane city. In Macdonald Park and Franklin Reserve are large patches of rain-forest vegetation with creepers, palms, ferns, and lichens. The butterfly collection at North Tamborine is worth a visit, and also of interest is the palm grove at Eagle Heights, where visitors may see Macrozamia p...

Mount Wellington via Ferntree Trip (28 km) | Hobart

This trip to the summit of Mount Wellington affords magnificent panoramas of the city, harbour, and Derwent River. The route leads through the western suburbs of the city to The Springs (754 metres) and continues along a scenic road winding around the mountain side to The Pinnacle (1269 metres). The return journey traces the same route, but a stop is made at Ferntree to enable visitors to see the ...

Muswellbrook Town | Muswellbrook

Situated on the Hunter River and is an important town 272 kms from Sydney. It is the centre of a dairying and mining district. The surrounding country is ful of interest and trips can be arranged to include a visit to Barrington Tops. At Gerald Park, at the south end of the town, there is a camping ground.

National Park, Perth | Perth

Once a favourite aboriginal camping-ground, National Park, which occupies a central part of the Darling Ranges, is now reserved in perpetuity as a sanctuary for native flora and fauna. Situated 15 km from Perth, the park occupies about 4,000 acres of bush and forest-land, which presents a magnificent picture in spring, when the wattle, grevillea, leschenaultia, and other wildflowers are in bloom. ...

Newcastle City | Newcastle

Newcastle is the second city and port of New South Wales and, in volume of shipping, is the third port of Australia. It stands on the southern shores of the estuary of the Hunter River, and is the outport for the produce of the Hunter River Valley. Coal was first discovered in the Newcastle area by Lieutenant John Shortland when he explored the mouth of the Hunter in 1797, and it was not long bef...

Ninety Mile Beach | Port Albert

East of Wilson's Promontory is an unbroken stretch of beach extending north-east, in an almost straight line, for nearly 90 miles. Named for its length, Ninety Mile Beach is relatively undeveloped; this pristine stretch is superb for surfing, surf fishing, and undisturbed beach walks. Fisherman try for salmon trout snappers, greybacks, tiger flatheads, and flounder. Inland are some of Victoria's r...