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Ski & Winter in Australia

Skiing

Trans-Tasman stoush over the best-value skiing

Treble Cone

Robert Upe With the skiing season cranking up, an age-old argument has flared between Australia and New Zealand: Which country has the best-value skiing?

Victoria

Weekend away: Falls Creek

Jane Reddy Jane Reddy finds a 'funked-up' look and standout dining in new QT Falls Creek.

Australia

Ten out of 10

shd travel unscheduled 2013 postcard red onion ski chalet falls creek text and photo by Katrina Lobley (klobley@optusnet.com.au)

Katrina Lobley Renting a ski chalet for 10 people is daunting. When collectively spending so much on accommodation, travel, lift passes, equipment hire, food and the obligatory red wine, you want everything to be...

NSW

Weekend Away: Perisher

Perisher, Salzburg

Daniel Fallon Daniel Fallon finds a comfortable spot to recover while enjoying Perisher.

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Australia

Places in the heart: Pete Evans

Mates on a high ... being at Falls Creek taught Pete Evans life lessons.

Skiing at Victoria's Falls Creek was not just the most fun a kid could have; it also taught chef, restaurateur and TV presenter Pete Evans some critical life lessons.

Photo galleries

Dog sledding in dinner plain

Dog sledding in Dinner Plain.

Dog sledding in dinner plain

Baw Baw's snow (and visitors) keep falling

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Ski lifts are expected to close despite bumper snow fall during the past week, and businesses are getting hot-headed over losing money.

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Travellers Tips

Snow

Tweet it from the mountains

Real-time reports, high-tech lift passes and smart ways to clock your speed: technology has officially arrived, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

Skiing

Off on the right foot

Made to measure ... a good pair of ski boots will improve your turns.

Finding boots that fit properly will change the way you ski, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash

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Travel News

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (centre L), walk from during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

2:57pm | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

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