The amazing Deserted Melbourne Flickr page

Sometimes sheer luck points you toward the exceptional and fascinating. That's the case with Urban Melbourne's recent 'discovery' of a Flickr page dedicated to Melbourne arguably at its most barren.

Deserted Melbourne Postcode 3000 deals solely with images of Melbourne, the city, without the people who inhabit it. From below ground to street level to vantage points up high, all angles are covered during all times of day and night by this impressive corner of Flickr.

As the CBD morphs into a 24 hour city due to an ever ballooning population, opportunities will become more scarce to snap Melbourne at rest, which makes these images all the more remarkable!

An image sourced via Deserted Melbourne

Deserted Melbourne Postcode 3000 on Flickr.

Lead image courtesy Deserted Melbourne - David.


Sar's picture

Until Melbourne takes on an Asian city approach with sidewalk street vendors serving up delicious plates of noodles at $3 per plate late into the night there will be little to keep the masses out and about after dark outside of Friday & Saturday evenings, particularly in the colder months.

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krzy stoff's picture

unfortunately, our min. wage is too high for that to ever be possible -- $10+ is probably more realistic, if the hip$ter foodtruck trend is any indicator.

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Development & Planning

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 12:00
The swirl of development activity in Footscray has found another gear as new projects are submitted for approval, or are on the verge of beginning construction. Two separate planning applications have been advertised by Maribyrnong City Council; their subsequent addition to the Urban Melbourne Project Database has seen the overall number of apartment developments within Footscray in development swell to 40.

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:00
The marriage of old and new can be a difficult process, particularly when the existing structure has intrinsic heritage value. In previous times Fitzroy's 237 Napier Street served as the home of furniture manufacturer C.F. Rojo and Sons. Taking root during 1887, Christobel Rojo oversaw operations though over time the site would become home to furniture manufacturer Thonet.

Visual Melbourne

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 07:00
The former site of John Batman's home, Batman's Hill is entering the final stages of its redevelopment. Collins Square's final tower has begun its skyward ascent, as has Lendlease's Melbourne Quarter Commercial and Residential precinct already. Melbourne Quarter's first stage is at construction and involves a new 12-storey home for consultancy firm Arup along with a skypark.


Transport & Design

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:00
Infrastructure Victoria unveiled a new round of research into its larger programme of work dealing with managing transport demand. The authority contracted Arup and KPMG to produce the Melbourne Activity Based Model (MABM) and while it is new, it is considered fit for purpose in the strategic context.

Sustainability & Environment

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:00
Cbus Property's office development for Medibank at 720 Bourke Street in Docklands recently became the first Australian existing property to receive a WELL Certification, Gold Shell and Core rating. The WELL rating goes beyond sustainable building features with a greater focus on the health and well-being of a building's occupants.