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Great Ocean Road

Victoria

Weekend Away: Phoenix Apartments Lorne

Peter Spinks Peter Spinks visits Lorne where even pet kittens are smitten with their surroundings.

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.

Victoria

Weekend Away: Sugarloaf

Stephanie's Onion Bay

Julietta Jameson finds a stylish base for exploring Victoria's Great Ocean Road.

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.

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Special features

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

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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