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Central Australia

Australian governments tend to treat travellers like wealthy ATMs that can pay whatever fees they demand.

Travel Insider

What is Australia's most iconic site?

Jane E Fraser Which single icon says the most about Australia and what defines us?

Bargains

Get going: dreams can come true

BELINDA JACKSON Lie back on Daydream Island and save $180 on a four-night stay until April 30.

Northern Territory

Adventures in Alice's wonderland

There's action aplenty, as Kerry van der Jagt discovers in our unofficial capital.

Northern Territory

Our beating red heart

Tracey Spicer Uluru is an education, writes Tracey Spicer.

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Special features

Australia

The iconic outback train trip

The Ghan

Australia's red centre may be vast and empty, but Lucy Rickard finds she can't take her eyes off it.

Australia

Places in the heart: Anthony Field

Big heart ... Anthony Field loves to share the spirit of Uluru with his kids.

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is ''chill city'' for Anthony Field, aka the Blue Wiggle, who says visiting the red heart of the Northern Territory is like going on a retreat.

Photo galleries

Photos

The new Uluru

Sunset at World Heritage listed Uluru in Australia's Northern Territory with Uluru Camel Tours.

Fairfax photographer, Steven Siewert, travels to Australia's red centre in the the Northern Territory capturing a photographic essay on tourism at Uluru. Selected images available from www.

Photos

The red centre by train: on board the Ghan

Travelling through the heart of Australia on board the Ghan.

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Travellers Tips

Australia

Elsewhere, all to yourself

Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia

The usual haunts may be booked solid but bargains await in places that go quiet in summer, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

Map of Central Australia

Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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