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East Coast

Foundation Day re-enactment, Norfolk Island.

Australia

Truth and conviction

Lee Atkinson discovers horror and beauty as she explores the country's World Heritage-listed convict sites.

Tasmania

Let's start at the bottom

Nant whisky distillery at Bothwell, Tasmania.

Tasmania is more than its most popular attractions. Winsor Dobbin reports on some of the island's undiscovered gems.

Tasmania

A tale of two islands

Girt by sea ... the view across Killiecrankie Bay on Flinders Island.

On the chalk-and-cheese isles of Flinders and King, Andrew Bain satisfies his appetite and sense of adventure.

Australia

Ten top Aussie destinations you've never heard of

Trousers Point Tasmania

Just when you thought you'd seen it all, Lee Atkinson shares her discovery of 10 places, from Tasmania to the Torres Strait and well beyond Bourke, that are worth getting back on the road for.

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Australia

Luxury location, bargain price: our most spectacular holiday locations for a pittance

Spectacular locations

Ute Junker Some of the most spectacular holiday spots in Australia can be experienced in luxury ... or for peanuts.

Australia

Australia's top five secret beaches

Sawyers Bay, Flinders Island

From coast to coast and top to tip, Lee Atkinson names five great Aussie beaches that you're likely to have all to yourself.

Photo galleries

Splurge or save at Australia's most spectacular spots

Spectacular locations

Some of Australia's most incredible holiday destinations can be experienced in top-shelf, expensive luxury ... or you can do them on the cheap for a pittance.

$32 million luxury shack

Sea and spa ... (from left) a bird's-eye view of Saffire

Saffire, the Federal Group's $32 million boutique property is positioned to attract the well-heeled in search of bespoke accommodation, service and a little bit of adventure.

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Travel News

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

ANNIE DANG 4:03pm | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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