Burke and Wills at Collins and Swanston

Burke and Wills left what is now suburban Melbourne, walked all the way to the top of Australia and died on the way back.  It was in some ways the ultimate killer commute.  There is a statute of them that has moved around Melbourne over the years.  It was most recently on the corner of Collins and Swanston, but is now in storage whilst the new Town Hall train station is being built.  Here is what it looked like.

Burke and Wills


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