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Family Holidays in Tasmania

Family first: Basketball during a Carnival cruise.

Cruising

Fun for your crew

Sally Macmillan Our Cruise Director Sally Macmillan suggests some popular holidays that are filled with thrills for the kids, while also enjoyable for mum and dad.

Quiet please, artists at work

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Aaron Scott Take at least a week and design your Tasmanian holiday around the island's vibrant art scene, writes Aaron Scott.

Beaches

A beach of your own

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Glenn Mulcaster heads off to hidden white sand strips on two family walks in Tasmania.

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

Top tips on coping with Christmas travel

Santa angry

Arrive at your Christmas destination refreshed, not frazzled, with these tips, writes Jane E. Fraser.

Map of Tasmania

Travel News

Virgin Australia axes Melbourne to Los Angeles services, announces daily flights to Brisbane

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JAMIE FREED 1:15pm | Virgin Australia will increase flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles to a daily service and abandon its Melbourne-Los Angeles flights as rival United Airlines enters the latter route in October.

MH17, Elmo and Sophie Monk: What Qantas travellers are interested in

JAMIE FREED 12:28pm | Passengers can now watch news content on large screen at Qantas domestic business lounges and Qantas Club lounges in all capital cities.

Boeing introduces 'space bins' to increase cabin luggage space

11:08am | Boeing is introducing larger overhead lockers in its plane cabins to accommodate more hand luggage.

Shark sightings boost tourism at film location for Jaws movie

OLIVER SMITH 11:58am | Increased sightings of great white sharks are luring tourists to where Steven Spielberg's Jaws' was filmed.

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