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Rodney the camel.

Western Australia

Broome family holiday: kids in the Kimberley

Broome offers the kind of holiday adventures children will never forget, writes Lynne Whiley.

Tasmania

Hiking Tasmania with children: Small stature, great heights

Andrew Bain with daughter Kiri on the Overland Track

Andrew Bain Andrew Bain has a new perspective on hiking through rugged Tasmania, thanks to his companion - his young daughter.

South Australia

Kangaroo Island: Beacons beckon

Cape Willoughby lightstation

Elspeth Callender Elspeth Callender tours a trio of remote, windswept towers whose lights saved lives.

Mama Holiday

Mama Holiday: the retro holiday

Tracey Spicer Kitchy, retro, flashback, call it what you will, but family holidays have taken on a '70s 'flare'.

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Special features

Australia

Places in the heart: Brett Lee

Brett Lee

Cricket's Brett Lee finds his perfect destination in Western Australia's El Questro Wilderness Park.

Photo galleries

Supermoon photos from around the world

People stand and look at the moon one day ahead of the Supermoon phenomenon from a bridge over 42nd St. in the Manhattan borough of New York July 11, 2014. Occurring when a full moon or new moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Supermoon results in a larger-than-usual appearance of the lunar disk.

The Supermoon occurs when a full moon or new moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Supermoon results in a larger-than-usual appearance of the lunar disk.

Photos

Incredible experiences you can only have in the dark

Atacama Desert stars, Chile

From weird wildlife to epic mountain treks, we’ve tracked down some of the world’s most spectacular after-dark adventures.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Image conscious: how to take better travel photos

Lauren Bath

Professional photographers can spend days, weeks, months - sometimes even years - waiting for everything to align for that one perfect shot.

Tips

Clearing the trails back to our national parks

Large parts of Kosciuszko National Park were previously off limits.

Jane E. Fraser New tours, accommodation and safari-style camping are part of the campaign to get more of us to explore the wilderness at our doorstep.

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Travel News

Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

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