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Aboriginal Australia

Accommodation and Planning

The world’s first astrology hotel opens in Sy...

The world’s first astrology hotel opens in Sydney

The Ultimo Hotel is aimed squarely at starry-eyed travellers looking for a more personalised experience.

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Chef inspired accommodation

Chef inspired accommodation

Out of the kitchen and into the bedroom, several Australian celebrity chefs have opened their own accommodation in well-known Australian foodie areas.

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Sleep with the penguins on your own private i...

Sleep with the penguins on your own private island

Sleep with the penguins on a private island on Tasmania’s rugged east coast.

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Glamping in the Grampians

Glamping in the Grampians

One of the best glamping experiences in Australia, glamping in the breathtaking Grampians is one not to be missed.

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New Australian accommodation: February 2017

New Australian accommodation: February 2017

A wrap-up of the hottest accommodation in Australia from what's new to what is yet to open.

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Art music culture

Five acts not to miss at Adelaide’s Fringe Fe...

Five acts not to miss at Adelaide’s Fringe Festival 2017

Every year, thousands of people flock to South Australia to experience the weird and wonderful shows on offer at the Adelaide Fringe. Here are this year’s highlights.

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The acts you shouldn’t miss at WOMADelaide

The acts you shouldn’t miss at WOMADelaide

Australia’s WOMAD world music festival is bigger and better than ever this year.

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Enlighten Festival of Light, Canberra

Enlighten Festival of Light, Canberra

The Australian capital gears up for an ambitious after-dark festival: The seventh annual Enlighten Festival, which runs from 3-12 March. Find out more.

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Australia’s Coolest Coastal Town
March

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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6 must-do activities at the World Science Fes...

6 must-do activities at the World Science Festival Brisbane

Watch science ignite this March when the second World Science Festival Brisbane pops, rocks and sizzles into the city.

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Australian adventure

The best new Australian seaplane adventures

The best new Australian seaplane adventures

Three new tours that let guests see the land down under from up above and on the water.

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Chris Hemsworth's Australian bucket list

Chris Hemsworth's Australian bucket list

Global ambassador and actor Chris Hemsworth discusses his top 5 Australian Bucket List experiences.

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Backpackers

Food and wine

WA's Taste Great Southern food festival

WA's Taste Great Southern food festival

The Taste Great Southern food festival kicks off this week – turning the entire continental corner into a foodie paradise

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Alain Passard arrives in Tasmania

Alain Passard arrives in Tasmania

The world’s No.1 chef (according to his peers) is cooking in little Launceston this week as part of remarkable series that is bringing some culinary greats to town.

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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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What to expect from Attica after their refurb...
March

What to expect from Attica after their refurb

The most acclaimed dining room in Australia has just reopened – here’s what to expect at Attica version 2.0.

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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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Nature and wildlife

Name your own coral reef in Australia

Name your own coral reef in Australia

You could be the first on Earth to dive a coral reef – then give it a name.

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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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