The Dog Fence at The Breakaways -the longest man made structure in the world, stretching 5,300 km from the Great Australian Bight in far-western South Australia to the Queensland coast.

The Dog Fence at The Breakaways -the longest man made structure in the world, stretching 5,300 km from the Great Australian Bight in far-western South Australia to the Queensland coast.

The building was built using convict labour between 1861 and 1868 and was used as a psychiatric hospital, initially called the Fremantle Lunatic Asylum, and later known as the Asylum for the Criminally Insane. It is located opposite the Fremantle Leisure and Aquatic Centre and also near two schools: John Curtin College of the Arts (formerly Fremantle Boys School) and CBC Fremantle.

The building was built using convict labour between 1861 and 1868 and was used as a psychiatric hospital, initially called the Fremantle Lunatic Asylum, and later known as the Asylum for the Criminally Insane. It is located opposite the Fremantle Leisure and Aquatic Centre and also near two schools: John Curtin College of the Arts (formerly Fremantle Boys School) and CBC Fremantle.

Building construction at Bindoon Boys Town, WA 1952 Reproduced courtesy of State Library of Western Australia, Battye Library.

Building construction at Bindoon Boys Town, WA 1952 Reproduced courtesy of State Library of Western Australia, Battye Library.

Colm & Blue attended the Olympic Follies at the Tivoli Theatre in Melbourne.

Colm & Blue attended the Olympic Follies at the Tivoli Theatre in Melbourne.

Colm was sitting at the base of this statue when he first met Rusty and Billy Dare.

Colm was sitting at the base of this statue when he first met Rusty and Billy Dare.

Orphan boys brought to Australia after WWII

Orphan boys brought to Australia after WWII

The Tivoli Theatre, Melbourne.

The Tivoli Theatre, Melbourne.

The programme from the Olympic Follies staged at the Tivoli Theatre, Melbourne.

The programme from the Olympic Follies staged at the Tivoli Theatre, Melbourne.

Central Australian desert landscape. Colm McCabe and Billy Dare camped in landscapes like this as they drove north towards Alice Springs.

Central Australian desert landscape. Colm McCabe and Billy Dare camped in landscapes like this as they drove north towards Alice Springs.

German edition "English G 21" of A Prayer for Blue Delaney

German edition "English G 21" of A Prayer for Blue Delaney

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