Tag: paddle steamers

The Paddle Steamer Capital of the World! – Echuca, Australia HD

In the 1860s to the early 1900’s, Echuca was a bustling port with paddle steamers ferrying people and goods all through the Murray, Darling and Murrumbidgee River systems. By the early 1970’s, the port was derelict and unused. The council of the day decided that its paddle steamer heritage was unique and started restoration of […]

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Meet a Local Travel Series : East Coast Australia, Melbourne to Nimbin

Join Australian filmmaker Mark Shea as he travels the East Coast of Australia meeting local people and exploring their hometowns. The whole half hour program, visiting locations from Melbourne to Nimbin. Stories include: *Musician Wendy Rule in Melbourne, *Paddle Steamers in Echuca, *an Aboriginal Sacred Site called Mumbulla Mountain, *the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra, […]

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