Australia's best islands for a holiday

One of Maria Island's lovely landscapes in Tasmania.

Australia has more than 8000 islands to choose from. Here are the 10 best for a holiday.

A beach 'for our children' video

Adele Redmond on Awaroa Beach, Abel Tasman National Park.

A checked picnic blanket is lifted to reveal a small symbol of an enormous achievement - a new DOC sign on this, our beach.

'Awaroa: the sand into sandwiches'

Awaroa Beach in Abel Tasman National Park, on a mild winter's day just before it passed into public hands.

OPINION: Beaches – the national parade ground for speedos and speedon'ts.

A day alone at the beach we bought

Adele Redmond on Awaroa Beach, Abel Tasman National Park.

On New Zealand's newest beach there is quiet. There is no chatter, no birdsong. 

Flashpacking around the Thai islands

Koh Mook, Ko Mok. Thailand islands.

Not all of them are swamped with backpackers wanting to party.

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