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Ski & Winter in New South Wales

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?

NSW

Weekend Away: Perisher

Perisher, Salzburg

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

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.

Holiday ideas

The big chill: embrace or escape

Skier in bikini

From sun-filled sojourns to log fire retreats, Belinda Jackson reveals the hottest last-minute winter holidays.

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Photo galleries

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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Terminal 1, Manila International Airport

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High hopes for Blue Mountains tourism as Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take in the view

DAISY DUMAS | As the Duke of Cambridge peered over a cliff edge at Narrow Neck lookout near Katoomba on Thursday afternoon, there was a reason for his wife's apparent nerves. Unlike accompanying media and the Mountain Youth Services abseiling team, neither the second in line to the throne, nor the duchess, had the comfort of a safety harness.

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

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

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