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Mornington Peninsula

Weekend away: St Andrews Beach, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria

Sue Wallace Sue Wallace revels in St Andrews Beach, Mornington Peninsula.

Victoria

Weekend Away: My Happy Horizons, Rye

Clare Barry finds her happy horizons in Rye.

Victoria

Course behaviour

Golf

Iron man Mal Chenu packs his clubs for the peninsula.

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.

More stories on Mornington Peninsula

Special features

Places in the heart: Jean Kittson

Sunbakers by the sea ... a teenage Jean Kittson (L) with friends Sue and Jill at Sorrento.

Interview: Nina Karnikowski Comedian Jean Kittson's family went to Sorrento for a holiday and stayed. Here's why a ''spit of land'' on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula is a magnet for generations of the Kittson clan.

Photo galleries

Photos

Frankston's sand sculptures

Frankston sand sculptures

Frankston is Australia's home of sand sculpting. This year the exhibition on Frankston's shore, 'Under the Sea', drew professional sculptors from all over the world.

Hidden Gems: South Channel Fort

Australian fur seals

South Channel Fort is an artificial island in southern Port Phillip Bay, built close to the main shipping channel, using bluestone boulders, concrete and sand.

More photo galleries on Mornington Peninsula

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.

Map of Mornington Peninsula

Travel News

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 4:01am | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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