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Drives in Western Australia

As red ... the Painted Desert near Coober Pedy.

Australia

Into the red dust and wind

Retracing the route of Australia's hardiest roadmakers, Lee Atkinson tackles a trip through the heart of our western deserts.

Western Australia

On the rocks

Kimberley Gibb River Road.

Robert Upe follows corrugated roads to find waterholes and bush tucker in the splendid isolation of the Kimberley.

Western Australia

Pipe dream made real

Westonia. Kerry Van Der Jagt

A 'river of steel' crosses wheatfields and deserts alike. Without it, Kalgoorlie would be sunk, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

Western Australia

Way of the sea serpent

Are we there yet? ... hues of Hamersley Range.

Daniel Scott is moved by the power of nature as he navigates the 2500-kilometre Warlu Way linking Broome and Exmouth.

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