Melbourne on a plate

Bars and restaurants down nearly every laneway. A lane off Finders Street.

Grant Smithies heads to Melbourne cold and hungry and comes back sunburnt and satisfied.

10 least 'Aussie' places in Australia

Iconic Australia: Even on its famous beaches, Australia can feel worlds apart.

From European architecture to Asian cuisine, these places are worlds apart from the Australia we know.

Town's massive watermelon fight video

According to organisers, attendees ate more than 800 melons and smashed another 1100.

Ravaged, skiied on and smashed: How playing with fruit became more profitable than selling them.

Coolest bus stop ever?

One of the artists at the refurnished Alphington bus stop.

The boring bus wait is a thing of the past at this "reclaimed" 1970s-themed bus stop in Melbourne.

Capital express '80% full'

Singapore Airlines' inaugural flight from Singapore and Canberra touched down in Wellington in September.

Data out of Australia suggests strong early demand for Singapore Airlines' service to Wellington.

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I signed up for a naked art tour

A naked art tour of James Turrell: a Retrospective at the National Gallery of Australia.

We aren't just observers on a tour; we've become the art.

Quirky, stylish and sexy

QT Sydney's carefully curated cool the welcome antithesis of every other bland hotel.

Canberra's time to shine

Cat cafe coming to Sydney


New generation of Central Desert artists

Peter Mungkuri, Iwantja Arts, Indulkana, South Australia.

The sun-bleached scene is straight out of an Albert Namatjira painting.

An outback spiritual oasis

New Norcia has to be one of Western Australia's most unlikely tourist destinations.

A bull rider hangs on at the Mount Isa Rodeo in the Queensland Outback.

Going for glory in the Outback

Dirt, dust, bulls and broncos - welcome to rodeo season in remote Australia.


Australia's most exotic town

A child watches camels taking tourists along Cable Beach, Broome.

There’s plenty of pearlers for kids and adults alike in this West Australian beach paradise.

Wedding Cake Rock at risk video

Hoping to get your photo taken on the edge of this unique rock? You're out of luck.

Olivia Evans talks to a group of visitors on the Bandana Station Sunset tour.

Gorge on Queensland's secret ravines

Take a hike through the creek beds and soaring cliffs of Carnarvon Gorge.


Queensland's best-kept beach secret

There is plenty of raw beauty to be discovered around the town of 1770.

With its gentle waves and stunning sunsets, Agnes Water likely won't stay a secret for long.

Howe's that for an island escape

The challenge is to find a spot which is attractive enough to tour without being dominated by tourists.

Swimming with the seals off Montague Island in the waters of New South Wales.

Australia's lesser-known islands

Sun, sand and solitude: why these are Australia's six best lesser-known islands.

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