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  • Understanding COVID-19 impacts on Victoria using maps

    In the midst of this pandemic, there is not much current data available to know the exact impacts on our communities. As a result, I am turning to the slightly older but incredibly comprehensive ABS Census to understand how COVID-19 (coronavirus) might impact people and communities. In summary, I have extracted a selection of what…

  • Black and white map showing route of proposed Alphington to East Preston Railway from Alphington to Bolderwood Parade in Reservoir

    Alphington to East Preston Railway

    Recently I was looking through some old documents related to Alphington. Buried within Hansard from 1948 was a document entitled the Alphington to East Preston Railway Construction Act. This Act of the Victorian Parliament authorised the construction a railway from Alphington along Darebin Creek to the then-brand new public housing estates just east of Reservoir.…

  • Distances between Melbourne railway stations – a quick map

    I spent a few days putting together a map that shows the distances between railway stations on Melbourne’s metropolitan rail network. The spacing has been calculated and placed onto the current official PTV Victorian rail network map. The distance data is taken from the Vicsig website’s line guides (which also has a lot of other…