The demolition firm of 'Whelan the Wrecker' was a Melbourne institution for 100 years. Robyn Annear uses Whelan's demolition sites as portals to explore layers of the city and changing ideas of heritage.
Robyn Annear is author of five books of history, including Bearbrass and A City Lost and Found: Whelan the Wrecker’s Melbourne. Her podcast, Nothing on TV, present stories from Trove historical newspapers. Currently she's putting the finishing touches to a book tracing the history of all things second-hand, due to be published in 2019.