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Great Outdoors in Queensland

Picnic perfection: hamper heaven at the beach.

Australia

Wicker ways: top picnic spots

The Tripologist Shake out the picnic rug and raid the fridge - because when the sun is shining, nothing beats a picnic.

Meet the cabin crew

shd travel july 21 cabin fever family road trip from sydney to brisbane discovering the joys of nsw holiday parks photo by Jacqui Taffel

Jacqui Taffel You need to pitch a tent for a genuine family camping holiday, don't you? Not quite, writes Jacqui Taffel.

Queensland

Guide at a glance: Cairns

Skyrail.

Lee Atkinson takes in everything from dives on the barrier reef to jet-ski tours of crocodile swamps.

Australia

Outback with a vengeance

Uluru.

Cheaper flights and a swag of new tour resorts and hotel makeovers are helping lure travellers back to central Australia, writes Lee Atkinson.

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Australia's top five best national parks

Wilsons Promontory, Victoria. Granite headlands, undeveloped beaches, rivers, walking trails and wildlife. The reason it tops the list is its unique mix of wilderness and luxury accommodation.

Lee Atkinson has visited 150 of Australia's national parks. Here, she reveals her five favourites.

Map of Queensland

Travel News

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

bites Roberta Sudbrack. web

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.

Manila 'world's worst airport': Philippine President Benigno Aquino apologises

10:10am | Air conditioning failures proves why this South-East Asia airport is named the world's worst by online travel guide.

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