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East Coast

Tasmania

Southern breaks

Armed with surfboard and wetsuit, Sam Vincent surveys the island state’s perfect waves.

Australia

Truth and conviction

Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmania.

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.

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Special features

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.

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.

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

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

Terminal 1, Manila International Airport

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

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

17 Apr | 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

17 Apr | Expert used by CNN for MH370 coverage sacked for 'shaming Canadians' with his dress sense.

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