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Ski & Winter in Victoria

Skiing

Trans-Tasman stoush over the best-value skiing

Treble Cone

Robert Upe With the skiing season cranking up, an age-old argument has flared between Australia and New Zealand: Which country has the best-value skiing?

Victoria

Weekend away: Falls Creek

Jane Reddy Jane Reddy finds a 'funked-up' look and standout dining in new QT Falls Creek.

Australia

Ten out of 10

shd travel unscheduled 2013 postcard red onion ski chalet falls creek text and photo by Katrina Lobley (klobley@optusnet.com.au)

Katrina Lobley Renting a ski chalet for 10 people is daunting. When collectively spending so much on accommodation, travel, lift passes, equipment hire, food and the obligatory red wine, you want everything to be...

Victoria

How I warmed to the snow

Ski convert Kate Cox and family fall for the ease of the Falls Creek ... even sans snow.

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Special features

Australia

Places in the heart: Pete Evans

Mates on a high ... being at Falls Creek taught Pete Evans life lessons.

Skiing at Victoria's Falls Creek was not just the most fun a kid could have; it also taught chef, restaurateur and TV presenter Pete Evans some critical life lessons.

Photo galleries

Dog sledding in dinner plain

Dog sledding in Dinner Plain.

Dog sledding in dinner plain

Baw Baw's snow (and visitors) keep falling

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Ski lifts are expected to close despite bumper snow fall during the past week, and businesses are getting hot-headed over losing money.

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Travellers Tips

Snow

Tweet it from the mountains

Real-time reports, high-tech lift passes and smart ways to clock your speed: technology has officially arrived, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

Skiing

Off on the right foot

Made to measure ... a good pair of ski boots will improve your turns.

Finding boots that fit properly will change the way you ski, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash

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Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

Rough around the edges ... Hawaiian Airlines.

4:27pm | The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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