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Family Holidays in Northern Territory

Daily life in Alice Springs.

Northern Territory

Twenty reasons to visit Alice Springs

Lee Atkinson The colour and diversity of Alice Springs makes it a great place to explore. Lee Atkinson discovers the best of the outback centre.

Mama Holiday

OK, so my son kissed a monkey on the lips

Monkey

Tracey Spicer There's a moment in every traveller's life when you know you've gone too far.

Australia

Red Sleeper to the red centre

The Ghan.

Sean Mooney and his children enjoy a 'cubby house' on rails.

Central Australia

Fossicking for gems in a red wilderness

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Karen Michelmore, The writer was a guest of the Northern Territory Tourist Commission. Thousands of people head out from Alice Springs each year in search of a rare find, Karen Michelmore writes.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

A note from mum for a family field trip

Not so average ... travel companies are catering for more than just two adults and two kids.

Jane E. Fraser The costs and crowds during school holidays make it tempting for parents to take children out of class to travel during term time.

Tips

Sometimes it pays to splash out

Jane E. Fraser finds the once humble holiday park has competition from upmarket rivals.

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Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

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Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 4:01am | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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