As Melburnians, we all know and love the Yarra River and all the delights its banks provide, but what do our closest neighbours know of its history, activities and life by the river?
The Sydney Morning Herald has published this fantastic story about the Yarra River, including some fascinating facts and stories that us locals may not even have heard.
A few of our favourites are mentioned, including Ponyfish Island, Crown Casino, South Wharf Promenade, Venice on the Yarra and the Williamstown Ferry, all enticing Sydneysiders to leave their glittering harbour to visit the banks of our river.
Take a few minutes to read the piece and discover the river from another perspective. We think you’ll find a whole lot more to appreciate about our Yarra River.