Australia’s beloved cultural attractions do more than entertain and inspire visitors, they also offer unique insight into what it means to be Australian.
These iconic arts venues, significant historic sites and world-class museums and sporting grounds tell the story of a country full of variety and vibrancy; a place that’s both alive to its ancient heritage and eager to embrace the future.
The attractions and their experiences are illuminated by some truly passionate and dedicated Australians, whose storytelling instincts and respect for history are second to none. Full of enthusiasm and wisdom, these experts offer a distinctive lens on some of the country’s most important destinations.
Over the coming weeks, some of our most loved storytellers will be introduced in these pages: a life-long sports fan giving an all-access tour of the internationally renowned Melbourne Cricket Ground; a seasoned director taking a guest through a once-in-a-lifetime, on-stage experience at the Sydney Opera House; or a painter revealing hidden artistic gems deep within a notorious historic prison.
Each and every one has their own story to tell. Think croupier turned guest attache, a radio presenter who regularly brings tourists to tears, or the woman with the keys to Australia’s Federal Parliament. There’s a self-confessed aviation tragic turning his passion into a career, and more.
Our storytellers are as varied as the attractions they watch over so stay tuned for the stories behind our storytellers.