Meet Torchy Blane

Torchy Blane was a sassy, blonde, fictional female reporter who starred in a series of nine films in the 1930s. Produced by Warner Bros.between 1937 and 1939, the Torchy Blane films were popular second features combining mystery, action, adventure, and fun. Read more about Torchy.

HMAS Sydney II

The loss of HMAS Sydney II and its 645 crew in 1941, is one of Australia’s most enduring controversies. The Australian War Memorial has documented decades of research and government enquiries. Explore the archives now.    


Read the first two chapters of We That Are Left on the Booktopia website. You can also order We That Are Left here.