The 1001 Project

The 1001 Project is a project to complete the 1001 Before You Die lists relating to entertainment and travel – i.e. TV Series, Movies, Books, Children’s Books, Escapes, Places, Walks, Natural Wonders, Historic Sites and Buildings.

This page outlines the items I have completed from these lists, organized by country, then list with hyperlinks to blog posts about the entries.



Babe – Movies
Gallipoli – Movies
Muriel’s Wedding – Movies
My Brilliant Career – Movies
Picnic at Hanging Rock – Movies
Romper Stomper – Movies
Strictly Ballroom – Movies
The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – Movies
The Last Wave

Disgrace by JM Coetzee – Books

45 & 47 Stella Street and Everything That Happened by Elizabeth Honey – Children’s Books
Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn – Children’s Books
Animalia by Graeme Base – Children’s Books
Hating Alison Ashley by Robin Klein – Children’s Books
Just Annoying! by Andy Griffiths – Children’s Books
Mary Poppins by PL Travers – Children’s Books
Max by Bob Graham – Children’s Books
Parvana’s Journey by Deborah Ellis – Children’s Books
Picnic at Hanging Rock – Joan Lindsay
Possum Magic by Mem Fox – Children’s Books
Tomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden – Children’s Books

Ja’mie Private School Girl – TV Series
Jonah From Tonga – TV Series
Summer Heights High – TV Series


Western Australia

ANZAC War Memorial, Sydney – Buildings
Bluff Knoll – Natural Wonders, Walks
Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney – Historic Sites
Margaret River Caves – Natural Wonders
Mundaring Weir – Natural Wonders
Serpentine National Park – Natural Wonders
The Pinnacles – Natural Wonders
Torndirrup National Park – Natural Wonders
Two Peoples Bay National Park – Natural Wonders
Wave Rock – Natural Wonders