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Drives in Australia

On the way to Belah Shearers Quarters in Gundabooka National Park.

NSW

To Bourke and back

Guy Wilkinson discovers the true-blue outback is closer than you think on a 4WD adventure from Sydney to Gundabooka National Park.

Australia

Oh! What a turn off

Road near Gundagai, NSW.

On the Hume Highway, Richard Tulloch finds the diversions matter more than the final destination.

NSW

Turns for the better

NSW

Lee Atkinson ventures off the Pacific Highway and uncovers some hidden gems on the road between Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour.

Australia

Home and away

Outback

On a family road trip Jane E. Fraser finds pleasure in board games, bush walks and a curbside cuppa.

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Photo galleries

World's greatest drives

Bixby Bridge in Big Sur, California.

The highway is a grand canvas, a drive-in screen for our own epics, especially on these five great excursions.

Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Diversionary tactics on the long ride north

Tripologist We plan to drive from Sydney to the Gold Coast in mid-December with our two children. Can you suggest some good stopping points along the way?

Q&A

Your questions

What are the 'must-see' places on the drive from Launceston to Hobart?

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