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Ski & Winter in New South Wales

Mama Holiday: Snow holidays with kids

Tracey Spicer You've seen the advertisements: A picture-perfect family, dressed in designer ski gear.

NSW

Weekend Away: Perisher

Perisher, Salzburg

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

Rise above the fray

Queenstown, New Zealand.

Trans-Tasman rivalries melt faster in the mountains, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

Australia

It's no skis, please

Vodka bar with 70 vodkas, Astra bar at Astra Lodge, Falls Creek. Photograph supplied. SHD TRAVEL JULY 8 APRES SKI

Rachael Oakes Ashe explains how to have a snow holiday without skiing.

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Ski season opens

Christine Bios, of East Bentleigh, gets a taste of the first snow ball thrown at the start of the ski season at Falls Creek.

Sub-zero temperatures brought snow to the resorts for the opening of ski season 2009, though not enough for skiing.

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.

Ski season

You checked the battery, right?

Car troubles ... windscreen wipers can freeze to the glass if not left extended.

Arrive in the snow safely with these simple tips, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

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