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Great Outdoors in Victoria

Mama Holiday

Mama Holiday: the retro holiday

Tracey Spicer Kitchy, retro, flashback, call it what you will, but family holidays have taken on a '70s 'flare'.

Australia

Wicker ways: top picnic spots

Jervis Bay.

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

Victoria

Guide at a glance: Paynesville

Picture supplied for Epicure, The Age, 12 September 2006.  Postcodes - Paynesville / Raymond Island.  Shows : Fisherman's Wharf Pavilion, 70 The Esplanade.

Lee Atkinson hits the water in search of wildlife, beautiful landscapes and small-town tranquillity.

Victoria

Take me to the foot spa

Great Ocean Walk

Andrew Taylor Andrew Taylor walks the rugged coastal splendour of the Great Ocean Road.

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Photo galleries

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 Victoria

Travel News

Qantas reroutes flights as PNG's Rabaul Volcano erupts

The smoke and ash from Mount Tavurvur

MICHAEL KOZIOL 2:04pm | A giant ash cloud is affecting some flights to and from Australia following a major eruption of the Rabaul caldera in Papua New Guinea.

Czech hotel threatens peeing tourists with YouTube post

OLIVER SMITH 9:25am | A Czech hotel is hoping to deter public urination by threatening to post videos of offenders on YouTube.

Family fuming after wheelchair-using granny left in corner of Newark Airport for 11 hours

28 Aug | A family is fuming mad after an airport worker parked a wheelchair-using grandmother in a departure lounge and an airline's "processing error" led her to be left there for up to 11 hours.

'Roofing': The best way to see Saint Petersburg

28 Aug | Thrill-seekers believe the best way to see Russia's imperial capital is by hopping roof to roof.

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