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Famous Australian people and landmarks on Burke’s Backyard

  • Glen Innes Garden

    Don visited a beautiful country garden belonging to Fiona and Andrew McIntosh. The 8 ha (20 acre) cattle property has... read more
  • Train Collectors

    Don visited railway enthusiasts, Roslyn and Keith Reynolds. Roslyn and Keith first met in 1991 at a model railway club... read more
  • Helen Lempriere Sculpture Garden

    Don visited Werribee Park in Victoria, to view works by finalists in the fourth Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award. Many... read more
  • Autumn in Bowral

    Our autumn special was filmed in Bowral, in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. Autumn is the most colourful... read more
  • Crufts 2004

    Jonothan Coleman visited Crufts, the biggest dog show in the world. This year’s event was held at the National Exhibition... read more
  • Melbourne Zoo

    This week, Don and the Burke’s Backyard team visited Melbourne Zoo. This was the perfect place to introduce viewers to... read more
  • Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

    Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show showcases the best that the landscape, floral... read more
  • Horror Bathrooms

    Phil Rankine has been travelling all over Australia judging the Burke’s Backyard ‘Horror Bathroom’ competition. He’s seen some shocking bathrooms... read more
  • Tokyo Shock Boys, Japan

    Don meets the Tokyo Shock Boys in their native land – Japan. These crazy performers are well known to Australian... read more
  • Japanese Toilets

    While in Japan, Don looked at some astonishing, hi-tech toilets. Top of the range was the INAX Satis 118A, costing... read more
  • Tenryuji Temple Gardens, Japan

    Tenryuji is one of the major temples of the Rinzai school of Zen. It was built in the 1300s by... read more
  • Koi Carp in Japan

      Don visited Mr Masao Kato, a koi breeder in the Niigata Prefecture who has bred some of the best... read more