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Kalgoorlie & Goldfields

Fire and brimstone ... BHP Billiton's iron ore loading facility in Port Hedland.

Australia

The pits, and we love it

The resources boom is driving the economy and now tourists are chasing a slice of the action, writes Sue Williams.

Outback

Travelling on Australia's longest train journey

Indian Pacific train.

Will Brodie is changed by his trip through the outback on Australia's longest train journey.

Australia

Ten top Aussie destinations you've never heard of

Trousers Point Tasmania

Just when you thought you'd seen it all, Lee Atkinson shares her discovery of 10 places, from Tasmania to the Torres Strait and well beyond Bourke, that are worth getting back on the road for.

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.

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Dishing the dirt: Australia's top industrial tourism sites

Ore Truck

The resources boom is driving the economy and now tourists are chasing a slice of the action.

Map of Kalgoorlie & Goldfields

Travel News

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

Alexandra Williams.

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.

London's first skyscraper hotel: Shangri-La to open at the Shard

8:53am | Shangri-La hotel brings Asian-style comfort and luxury to Western Europe's global city.

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

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 16 Apr | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

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