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Top 5 best places for coffee and breakfast at Perth Airport

Has the airport's fresh redevelopment also revitalised its disappointing coffee scene? Liz Sheehan finds out...

Top 5 best places for coffee and breakfast at Perth Airport

Liz Sheehan, airport coffee

Liz Sheehan When you think of coffee and food at the airport, what comes to mind? Burnt, overheated coffee? Stale food? Exorbitant prices? Not these places...

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Secret Sydney

My secret Sydney: Claudia Chan Shaw

Nicole Elphick Chinese New Year Festival curator Claudia Chan Shaw talks art deco gems, being a Humphrey Bogart obsessive and the best place in Sydney for yum cha.

Tresco Abbey Gardens in the Scilly Isles provide a different kind of inspiration

Megan Backhouse After extreme weather battered a sculptural abbey garden, plant-lovers rebuilt this amazing treasure.

Retail therapy: No Order Market, one of the funkiest retail spaces in town

No Order Market stocks hard-to-find labels including Issey Miyake, MM6 Maison Margiela, Pleats Please and Ann-Sofie Back from Europe, Japan and Australia.

Michael Harry Mini department store meets riot-girl collective for experimental clothes and accessories.

Our pick of what's happening around town

The Kransky sisters join forces with Topology in performance at the Midsumma Festival.

Sean Wilson Hit up a barbecue festival, the Oz Open's food festival and catch techno pioneers.

Come to Flemington for great food, including an American barbecue festa, its architecture and the 'other' river

Abukar Hersi, butcher from Macca Meats.

Richard Cornish The place famous for its racecourse and showgrounds also boasts a great river and a new festival.

Fringe World 2016: Freo Royale comedy marathon struggles to go the distance

Fringe World's 'Freo Royale'.

Brendan Foster I embarked on a mini-marathon of comedy as part of Fringe, because, well, I thought it would be funny, writes Brendan Foster.

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Harvest Lane: quirky prints and classic cuts

Justine Costigan RETAIL THERAPY

Eric Idle and John Cleese together again in a Galaxy (song) near you

Eric Idle:

Kylie Northover Eric Idle and John Cleese are heading to Australia with a new stage show and it isn't Monty Python reheated.

In praise of the garden that serves a multitude of purposes

Megan Backhouse Sharon Harris wants her garden to be ''multi-useable'' so walkways can be a seating area and the outdoor dining table serves as a repository for plants when it's not being used for its original...

Southbound comes to Perth's HBF Stadium as WA fires cancel Busselton festival

Birds of Tokyo perform Lanterns while displaying touching photos related to bush fires.

David Baker Southbound came to Perth on Sunday night in what proved to be an emotionally charged fundraiser - incredibly cobbled together at the eleventh hour.

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Six reasons to visit Paynesville

Paynesville's small and picturesque harbour.

Richard Cornish This village on the Gippsland Lakes offers festivals, museums, good food and more.

Our pick of things to do over the weekend

Millar Jukes continues to gain momentum in the Melbourne music scene.

Robert Henningham Looking for something to do this second week of 2016? Check out these events across Melbourne.

Famous Fremantle pub Rosie O'Grady's closing its doors for good

Rosie O'Grady's Fremantle will close its doors for good next Sunday.

Heather McNeill One of Fremantle's most iconic pubs is set to close its doors for good after serving pints to customers for 20 years.

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What would you like to see at Melbourne's Domain? Flower meadows?

The M Pavilion.

Megan Backhouse  Clearly, the Domain Parklands – like the English gardens profiled on television – will keep changing, no matter what.

There's more to Albury-Wodonga than you might realise

The new MAMA Gallery, Albury, has an exhibition of photographs, including Max Dupain's? famous Sunbaker.

Richard Cornish The country races are just one of the treats that await in this town.

Altona has a wonderful beach, historic home, great food, birdlife and the Aces

Altona Homestead is now a museum where visitors can find out more about the area's history.

Richard Cornish  Altona has a wonderful beach, historic home, great food, birdlife and the Aces.