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Not the English one, but the Australian city north of Sydney that's on the up-and-up.

Best short breaks in 2017

Need a break from the kids? Head to Fiji where the kids' clubs are the best.

These quick-fix breaks are designed to cure whichever daily drama is getting you down.

Recharge your soul in Freo

Fremantle is an artsy port town south of Perth.

Artsy, inviting and authentic. Fremantle is well worth a visit.

This is my first rodeo

Jaimi Dowling in action in the Ladies Barrel Racing category at the Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo, in Queensland.

Bulls, bareback riding, beers and boxing, a beginner's guide to the biggest rodeo in the southern hemisphere.

Brisbane' secret foodie spots

Sixteen Antlers Rooftop Bar at Pullman Hotel in Brisbane.

The city's best food and drink venues are often hidden in plain sight. Here's how to find them.

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Indoor arena for Wellington

An enthusiastic crowd rocks to The Pixies performing at Vector Arena (now the Spark Arena) in Auckland. Wellington is in ...

3 min ago  A 10,000-seater arena for concerts and events looks set to get the green light.

Hunt in, Mumm out for Wallabies

8 min ago  Karmichael Hunt is in line for a test cap as Michael Cheika wields the axe on some established Wallabies.

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Scammer calls NZ cops

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Indoor arena for Wellington

An enthusiastic crowd rocks to The Pixies performing at Vector Arena (now the Spark Arena) in Auckland. Wellington is in ...

3 min ago  A 10,000-seater arena for concerts and events looks set to get the green light.

Only the strongest need apply video

8 min ago  OPINION: Everything is stacked against the Lions tourists - as it always has been - and that's the magic of it all.

Karmichael Hunt's good form for the Queensland Reds has seen him included in the Wallabies squad.

Hunt in, Mumm out for Wallabies

8 min ago  Karmichael Hunt is in line for a test cap as Michael Cheika wields the axe on some established Wallabies.

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Hunt in, Mumm out for Wallabies

Karmichael Hunt's good form for the Queensland Reds has seen him included in the Wallabies squad.

4 min ago  Karmichael Hunt is in line for a test cap as Michael Cheika wields the axe on some established Wallabies.

Scammer calls NZ cops

10 min ago  Overseas "IT support" scammer offers to fix computer only to learn he's inadvertently rung the New Zealand police.

Barry John of the British Lions goes on the attack during a test match against the All Blacks in 1971.

Only the strongest need apply video

4 min ago  OPINION: Everything is stacked against the Lions tourists - as it always has been - and that's the magic of it all.

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Hunt in, Mumm out for Wallabies

Karmichael Hunt's good form for the Queensland Reds has seen him included in the Wallabies squad.

4 min ago  Karmichael Hunt is in line for a test cap as Michael Cheika wields the axe on some established Wallabies.

Scammer calls NZ cops

10 min ago  Overseas "IT support" scammer offers to fix computer only to learn he's inadvertently rung the New Zealand police.

Barry John of the British Lions goes on the attack during a test match against the All Blacks in 1971.

Only the strongest need apply video

4 min ago  OPINION: Everything is stacked against the Lions tourists - as it always has been - and that's the magic of it all.

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