Anne Zahalka is a highly recognised contemporary artist whose photographic works have been exhibited in Australia (including the National Gallery of Australia), New Zealand, Germany, United Kingdom, and Japan. She exhibits with Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery in Sydney and Arc One Gallery in Melbourne. Anne’s work is collected by most of the major museums in Australia including the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Museum of Contemporary Art. For more information go to

Ian Collie is a film and TV producer with the Essential Media and Entertainment, an independent production company producing quality TV drama and factual programming. He has produced drama series and telemovies and documentaries for local and overseas broadcasters including “Rake”, “The Making of Modern Australia”, “ Rogue Nation”, “The Catalpa Rescue”, "Hell has Harbour Views", "The Shadow of Mary Poppins", "The Original Mermaid", "Art House" and "A Case for the Coroner". For more information go to

Other full time occupants at the Australia Street Guest House are Ian and Anne's daughter Alice and Lord Gary the Cat!