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Surfing & Diving in Australia

Maid in the shade: Surf Dames hosts luxury surf camps at Raglan in New Zealand.

Surfing

Surfing: Five more no-boys-allowed surf and yoga retreats

Nina Karnikowski Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.

Queensland

Marooned by choice

Reefworld pontoon

Andrew Taylor From all angles, stunning is the word, writes Andrew Taylor.

Victoria

Fragments of the recent past loom out of bay's shallow waters

SS Launceston

Darren Gray Despite being shallow, Port Phillip Bay is home to an estimated 170-180 shipwrecks.

Western Australia

Catch my drift

Broome, Western Australia.

Fleur Bainger cruises 12 hours west of Broome to one of the world's most pristine marine parks.

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Friendly fish

Blue Groper.

Nearly 400 divers and snorkelers have spent the past two weeks discovering whether or not there really are plenty more fish in the sea - by counting them.

Map of Australia

Travel News

Paris tourist spot overrun by 'dirty' rats

A rat runs next to a Maillol Statue in The Tuileries gardens of the Louvre Muesum in Paris, France.

10:13am | Hundreds of tourists are enjoying a picnic in the city's Tuileries garden at Louvre, but there is just one drawback - 'dirty' rats.

Why some flights are safer than others

9:45am | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe - roughly the population of New York City - step aboard an airplane. They almost always land safely.

Stranded Air New Zealand passengers finally head home

LAURA WALTERS AND SHABNAM DASTGHEIB 9:29am | Air New Zealand passengers stranded in Honolulu since Sunday due to plane fault finally take off.

Jetstar apologises after crew member advises passengers to flush their drugs

9:20am | Jetstar has apologised after a crew member advised Splendour in the Grass festival goers to dump their drugs before landing in Sydney.

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