Gold Coast: Park, ride and scream
Gold Coast: Park, ride and scream

There's no time to scream as the Superman Escape Coaster rockets from zero to 100km/h in two seconds.

Western Australia: Top five great wineries
Western Australia: Top five great wineries

Tickle your taste buds with a tipple or two in Western Australia, writes Megan Singleton.

Mfat: Aussie's release China's call
Mfat: Aussie's release China's call

Foreign Affairs says the release of an Australian woman while her Kiwi boyfriend remains in jail on drugs charges is not…

Australia: High on an all-new attitude
Australia: High on an all-new attitude

Sue Baxalle returns from an Aussie health and fitness retreat bursting with energy.

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Par for the course in Sydney
Par for the course in Sydney

If you're going to be whacked by a golf ball, it may as well be hit by one of the greats, finds Cameron…

South Australia: The final frontier

Alone on the barren, ocherous and mine-scarred landscape surrounding Coober Pedy, Fergus Blakiston feels like a man on the…

Great Barrier Reef: See how your mainsail sets

Ewan McDonald is set adrift on memory bliss after a Whitsundays yacht charter holiday.

Australia: Good times kick off

Travel disasters give us great stories, but drama-free holidays are golden, writes Tristram Clayton.

Port Fairy: Inside Victoria's oldest inn
Port Fairy: Inside Victoria's oldest inn

If you are driving the Great Ocean Rd, stop at Merrijig Inn, says David Leggat.

Matt Heath: Sporting city best seen from a hog

Some buddies and I headed over to Melbourne last weekend. The plan was to watch a game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground Friday…

Sydney: Australia's original stories

Catherine Smith gets acquainted - or tries to - with modern Sydney's original Australians, whose cultures are undergoing…

Gold Coast: Ride the rails

Anne Gibson hops on board Queensland's new G:link transport system.

Victoria: Big day out on the greens

Cameron McMillan spends a tiring but fascinating day walking the fairways with golf legends in Melbourne.

Tasmania: Wild-natured devils
Tasmania: Wild-natured devils

Untamed, unconventional and dramatic - Tasmania's people, like its land, have their own idiosyncratic…

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