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Drives in Australia

A family panning in the river at Rubyvale.

Australia

Queensland road trip: Get your kicks on the other Route 66

Andrew Bain Andrew Bain takes the highway running along the Tropic of Capricorn in central Queensland and finds plenty of surprises along the way.

Australia

Ten great vrooms with a view

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Your quick guide to the best drives on offer across the planet and closer to home.

Australia

Into the red dust and wind

Painted Desert near Coober Pedy.

Retracing the route of Australia's hardiest roadmakers, Lee Atkinson tackles a trip through the heart of our western deserts.

Australia

Road to the red heart

Lake Eyre

The world has plenty of famed routes for the adventurer but none kick up as much dust as Australia's Adelaide to Uluru escapade, writes Sue Williams.

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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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Travel News

Bali's Seminyak gets more glam

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JULIETTA JAMESON | Just when you thought Seminyak couldn't get any more glam, along came Double-Six Luxury Hotel Seminyak.

Deals of the week: Lap of luxury

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Book two nights at the award-winning luxury retreat Saffire Freycinet and receive a third free.

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

LAWRENCE MONEY 21 Aug | Recent events have made those people afraid of plane travel more afraid than ever.

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

ANNIE DANG 21 Aug | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

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