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Miller' Hill B&B, Glenrowan.

Victoria

Weekend Away: Miller's Hill, Glenrowan

Sue Wallace Sue Wallace is deep in Ned Kelly territory at the Miller's Hill B&B at Glenrowan.

Victoria

Weekend Away: Tewksbury Lodge, Porepunkah

Robert Upe Robert Upe checks into a riverside log cabin in mountain country.

Victoria

Weekend Away: Aalborg Bright

Aalborg, a self-contained couple's retreat, oozes Scandinavian style in the hills of Bright.

Victoria

Weekend Away: Stanley

Plane Tree Lodge

Sue Wallace enjoys a taste of Tuscany near Beechworth.

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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.

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Dog sledding in dinner plain

Dog sledding in Dinner Plain.

Dog sledding in dinner plain

Ski season opens for 2012

Winter Olympian Britteny Cox 17, was the youngest Olympian at the Vancouver Olympics. Today she she enjoyed her  1st turns of the snow season at Falls Creek. Falls Creek opened for skiing and boarding with a base close to 30cm and 4 lifts in operation. Cold Autumn and Winter temperatures have allowed snowmakers to add to the snow cover.

Falls Creek opened for skiing and boarding with a base close to 30cm and 4 lifts in operation. Cold Autumn and Winter temperatures have allowed snowmakers to add to the snow cover.

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Travellers Tips

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.

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.

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Travel News

Dubai: Two French base jumpers break world record with Burj Khalifa leap

Base jumpers break world record in Dubai (Thumbnail)

ANNIE DANG 3:31pm | Base jumpers break world record after spectacular leap from world's tallest building.

Brisbane petrol prices to settle for long weekend

MARISSA CALLIGEROS 2:02pm | There is likely to be some relief for motorists this long weekend following an Easter of high petrol prices.

Mount Baw Baw resort handed over to private operator

JASON DOWLING 9:50pm | Management of the troubled Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort has been transferred from the government to a private operator after another year of losses and millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies.

Flashing, spitting and stealing knickers: strange things that can get you deported

OLIVER SMITH 10:10am | A British woman was arrested and threatened with deportation this week after Sri Lankan authorities took offence to her Buddha tattoo.

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