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Weekends Away Holidays

A warm place to chill: The Lyall Hotel and Spa in South Yarra.

Victoria

Southern comforts

Katrina Lobley enjoys an easy going weekend of sheer indulgence at this South Yarra spa.

Victoria

From ponies to pinots

Tucks Ridge Vineyard

Guy Wilkinson saddles up for a look at the Mornington Peninsula on offbeat tours.

NSW

Winter of content

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Cranky with the weather at home, Ashleigh Bonner heads south to find a place that can satisfy a foodie and skiier's desires.

NSW

Sheer fun with dad and mum

Sarah Whyte Well-stocked with undies - and some very nice red wine - Sarah Whyte finds a break with the folks is not too taxing at all.

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ACT

Zesty flavours, sleek spaces

Authentic ... Italian & Sons delivers in cool surrounds.

At every level of dining, there are delights to discover, writes Julietta Jameson.

ACT

Retro treats in store

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Whether vintage, handmade or CBD smart, all tastes are covered, writes Julietta Jameson.

Travellers Tips

Insider

The modern holiday: go now, go hard, go home

Short Breaks illustration by Michael Mucci. SHD TRAVEL MAY 9.

Jane E. Fraser If you think big experiences must come with big vacations, think again. A growing range of getaways shows that short breaks can be long on adventure.

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Dubai: Two French base jumpers break world record with Burj Khalifa leap

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ANNIE DANG 3:31pm | Base jumpers break world record after spectacular leap from world's tallest building.

Brisbane petrol prices to settle for long weekend

MARISSA CALLIGEROS 2:02pm | There is likely to be some relief for motorists this long weekend following an Easter of high petrol prices.

Mount Baw Baw resort handed over to private operator

JASON DOWLING 24 Apr | Management of the troubled Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort has been transferred from the government to a private operator after another year of losses and millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies.

Flashing, spitting and stealing knickers: strange things that can get you deported

OLIVER SMITH 24 Apr | A British woman was arrested and threatened with deportation this week after Sri Lankan authorities took offence to her Buddha tattoo.

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