Tag: Rathmines playground

Sep 27
Rathmines park, playground & history as the largest RAAF flying boat base

It’s hard to imagine this quiet and peaceful town was once filled with the noise of plane engines roaring. Rathmines Park was once home to the largest flying boat base in the Southern Hemisphere. The Rathmines RAAF seaplane base played a pivotal role in defending Australia in World War II. Now, you’ll find wide-open green […]