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Great Ocean Road

Mama Holiday

With a thong in my heart

Tracey Spicer For me, this one item of footwear sums up what it means to be Australian.

Australia

Summer is coming: Australia's best beach towns

Backpacker haven is all grown up ... Airlie Beach, Queensland.

Ute Junker With summer just around the corner, Ute Junker leaves no grain of sand unturned in her guide to the best beach towns on Australia's east coast.

Deals of the week: toasting France

Julietta Jameson Ecruising.travel is offering a big discount on a 26-night luxury European holiday departing May 21

Restaurant

Country star’s next hit

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Anthony Dennis An award-winning chef is set to put his stamp on another Victorian town, writes Anthony Dennis.

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Australia

Places in the heart: Curtis Stone

Bay boy ? Curtis Stone in the surf.

Summer holidays at Apollo Bay on Victoria's Great Ocean Road gave celebrity chef Curtis Stone treasured family memories — and his first kiss.

Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: Australian lighthouses

Charm, seclusion and spectacular views define Australia's top lighthouse destinations.

Werribee Zoo turns 30

Jarrah the lioness celebrates Werribee Zoo's  30th birthday.

Some of Werribee Zoo's much loved residents celebrated the zoo's 30th birthday on Tuesday. The Open Range Zoo first opened to the public in 1983 and has welcomed more than 5 million visitors over the...

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Travellers Tips

Australia

Hot and happening

Hayman Island.

The carefree days of summer are coming - Lee Atkinson compiles a wish-list of some of the country's best new adventures.

Victoria

Stay the night

Open house ... Boroka Downs.

David Reyne finds some cosy lodgings, from coastal getaways with open fires to inner-city Italian chic.

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Travel News

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (centre L), walk from during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

2:57pm | 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

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

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