New Sacred Spaces episode

If you missed the new Sacred Spaces episode last night on Channel 31, do not fear! You can watch it now here!

This episode Professor Andy May, Heritage Council Deputy Chair, takes us on a tour around Melbourne CBD to learn about the VHR included public toilets.

Professor May is an expert in Australia’s urban history focusing on the social experience of the Australian city, public spaces, communal rituals, suburban qualities, and its cosmopolitan cultures.

“He gave me a fascinating tour of the first public toilets for women and men in Melbourne and the social and historical significance” – Glenford Noble, Host/Producer of Sacred Spaces

5 locations are visited – Russell Street – est 1902, Flinders Street – est 1918, Elizabeth Street – est 1910/c1927, Queen Street – est 1905 and Elizabeth/Victoria Streets – est 1907.

Learn things you never knew about Melbourne’s first public toilets and why these communal spaces are protected for their cultural heritage significance.