Mary Kathleen was once a bustling mining centre in north-western Queensland, Australia however the mining industry declined and the town was left abandoned.
Yerranderie in New South Wales, Australia was once a bustling mining town however in the 1920s it was abandoned when the industry collapsed
The prison at Port Arthur in Tasmania was left abandoned for many years before finally being reopened as a tourist destination
Rozelle Tram Depot was built in 1904 but abandoned in 1958 as the Sydney Tram Lines began to close. It has since been redeveloped into The Tramsheds.
The village of Kelso in Southern New Zealand was abandoned in 1980 after continuous occurrences of flooding. The entire population was moved elsewhere.