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Discover the best of Australia’s food and wine scene, find out about the hottest events and the best places to stay, get a fresh perspective on how to experience Australia like a local and even find out about your favourite Australian animal.

From the ocean to the desert, the forests to the reef, here is the news, the stories and the inspiration for travel in Australia.

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Australia Zoo welcomes a new baby koala

Australia Zoo welcomes a new baby koala

After a long wait, Australia Zoo’s newest star has finally revealed his furry face – and it’s pretty cute!

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There's a little slice of Mexico in the middl...

There's a little slice of Mexico in the middle of Australia

Australian Animals: the wombat

Australian Animals: the wombat

We find out all we've ever wanted to know about the Australian wombat.

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Truffle capital of the Southern Hemisphere

Truffle capital of the Southern Hemisphere

In Western Australia’s Southern Forests region winter means truffle season. Join the truffle dogs hunting for the world’s most valuable fungi or swing in to truffle town – aka Manjimup - for the annual truffle festival.

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What Australia is snacking on right now

What Australia is snacking on right now

Here are some of the most photoworthy treats Australians are eating this month.

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Canberra’s most Instagrammable foodie secrets

Canberra’s most Instagrammable foodie secrets

Explore Uluru with Google Street View

Explore Uluru with Google Street View

Google’s new Uluru Street View experience explores not just the landscape around the world’s most famous rock, but the local Aboriginal culture, too.

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Calling all glampers: you’ll want to read thi...

Calling all glampers: you’ll want to read this!

Melbourne’s favourite glamping hotel has just added an enormous new tent to its line-up. Meet ‘The Lodge’.

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What to do in Australia this winter 2017

What to do in Australia this winter 2017

From the nation’s most talked-about art prize to a communal ‘exorcism’ by torchlight, Australia comes alive with unforgettable experiences in winter. Here are five events you definitely shouldn’t miss.

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The Royal Ballet is about to arrive in Brisba...

The Royal Ballet is about to arrive in Brisbane

Britain's flagship ballet company premieres Australian exclusive at the QPAC International Series.

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Sydney’s Instagrammable New Dessert Cafe

Sydney’s Instagrammable New Dessert Cafe

Sydney patissier and cult social media star Andy Bowdy has opened his first café – and his trademark treats make it worth a visit.

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Melbourne’s best regional restaurants

Melbourne’s best regional restaurants

Melbourne sealed its culinary reputation when it hosted the World’s 50 Best restaurant awards last night. We take a look at some of the best restaurants on Melbourne’s doorstep

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Dark Mofo 2017 highlights

Dark Mofo 2017 highlights

What to expect from the annual festival celebrating the dark through large-scale public art, food, film, music, light and noise.

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Bali’s Ku De Ta opens in Perth

Bali’s Ku De Ta opens in Perth

Bali’s legendary beach club has opened an outpost in Perth, with three different dining spaces on the city waterfront.

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10 of Australia’s most Instagrammable breakfa...

10 of Australia’s most Instagrammable breakfasts

With the countdown officially on until Melbourne plays host to The World’s 50 Best Restaurants this April, it’s a fitting time to highlight the best food and wine experiences that the country has to offer.

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Australia’s Coolest Coastal Town

Australia’s Coolest Coastal Town

Newcastle is making a name for itself as an innovative global city of the future – here’s why you should visit right now.

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NSW regional emerging hotspot

NSW regional emerging hotspot

There’s world-class music, amazing food and boutique accommodation in the once-sleepy settlement of Tamworth. Here are five reasons to pay a visit.

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Tasting Australia kicks off

Tasting Australia kicks off

Adelaide and its surrounding regions are about to begin an eight-day celebration of local produce. Find out which Tasting Australia events you absolutely shouldn’t miss.

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Australian animals: the koala

Australian animals: the koala

Australian Reptile Park's General Manager & Director, Tim Faulkner has answered a few of our questions about the iconic Australian animal.

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Melbourne donut & beer festival

Melbourne donut & beer festival

A festival pairing two of life’s great pleasures – beer and doughnuts – launches in Melbourne this weekend.

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Aboriginal Australia

Aboriginal Australia

Keep on top of Indigenous culture and news in Australia, including events and the best Indigenous travel experiences.

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Accommodation and planning

Accommodation and planning

Find out about the best places to stay in Australia, and keep up to date with news on everything from 5-star hotels to pop-up camping experiences.

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Art music culture

Art music culture

Keep up to date with Australia's multi-faceted arts scene, including events and the best music, art and cultural experiences.

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Australian adventure

Australian adventure

Keep up to date with the best adventure journeys Australia has to offer, from diving the Great Barrier Reef to skiing Australia's snowy slopes.

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Local Knowledge: Friends of Australia

Local Knowledge: Friends of Australia

Meet Tourism Australia's Friends of Australia - a network of globally influential individuals who have a genuine affinity with Australia. Here, we talk to them about the parts of Australia they know and love the most.

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Food and wine

Food and wine

Keep on top of what's happening in Australia's culinary scene, including events and the best food and wine travel experiences.

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Nature and wildlife

Nature and wildlife

Sports

Sports

Keep on top of the best sports news in Australia, including major events and the best sport travel experiences.

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