Tranquillusionist: Australia's Big Things

Tranquillusionist: Australia's Big Things

By Helen Zaltzman

This is the Tranquillusionist, in which I, Helen Zaltzman, say a load of deliberately boring words to distract your interior monologue from whatever dystopian stew it is in. Today: a list of the Big Things of Australia.

The Allusionist is on tour in Australia with the new live show Your Name Here, all about eponyms. Before you get too tranquil, visit for dates and tickets to the remaining shows in Australia and the upcoming ones in Aotearoa New Zealand. Hurry!! OK, back to tranqullity.

Find a transcript and some photos of the Big Things I've encountered at All the Allusionist episodes - other Tranquillusionists and also ones that are actually about something - are at

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