Broken Head Beach, Byron Bay, NSW © Destination NSW

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Canecutter Way, Tropical North Queensland © Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Canecutter Way, Tropical North Queensland © Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Pixies Garden, Great Barrier Reef, QLD © Tourism and Events Queensland

Pixies Garden, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Surfers Paradise Night Markets, Gold Coast, QLD © Destination Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise Night Markets, Gold Coast, Queensland © Destination Gold Coast

Shark cage diving, Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions, Port Lincoln, SA © Sam Cahir

Shark cage diving, Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions, Port Lincoln, South Australia © Sam Cahir