Darwin: Then and now

A Japanese air attack on Port Darwin during World War II, 1942. Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
A Japanese air attack on Port Darwin during World War II, 1942. Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Smoke rises from the area of Port Darwin after the Japanese raid. Allied ships are ablaze, and much damage was done on this surprise attack. Photo by Keystone/Getty Images

Smoke rises from the area of Port Darwin after the Japanese raid. Allied ships are ablaze, and much damage was done on this surprise attack. Photo by Keystone/Getty Images

Refugees from Darwin and surrounding areas are packed onto trains to move to a safer area. Photo by Keystone/Getty Images

Refugees from Darwin and surrounding areas are packed onto trains to move to a safer area. Photo by Keystone/Getty Images

Damage was sustained following the Japanese bombing of Port Darwin. An American Hudson Bomber lies in the ruins of one of the hangars damaged in the raid. Photo by Keystone/Getty Images

Damage was sustained following the Japanese bombing of Port Darwin. An American Hudson Bomber lies in the ruins of one of the hangars damaged in the raid. Photo by Keystone/Getty Images

The aftermath of a Japanese air attack on Darwin, Australia, during World War II, February 1942. The picture shows the ruins of a building in the main street of Darwin. Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The aftermath of a Japanese air attack on Darwin, Australia, during World War II, February 1942. The picture shows the ruins of a building in the main street of Darwin. Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Darwin CBD and harbour today. Photo Glenn Campbell

Darwin CBD and harbour today. Photo Glenn Campbell

Modern housing in the Darwin suburb of Farrar, all tin roofs and solar panels. Photo Glenn Campbell

Modern housing in the Darwin suburb of Farrar, all tin roofs and solar panels. Photo Glenn Campbell

The Super Hornet makes it's debut over Darwin and the Top End. Photo Glenn Campbell

The Super Hornet makes it's debut over Darwin and the Top End. Photo Glenn Campbell

Today's housing in Darwin. Pic Glenn Campbell

Today's housing in Darwin. Pic Glenn Campbell

Historical photos of Darwin right after the Japanese raid in 1942, to today.