New South Wales : Photogallery

Bumper weekend ahead for snow-goers

Chit Hang Wan plays in the snow at the Descovery Centre at Perisher.
Filed: Wednesday, 9 July 2014 3:26:39 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


A half-metre of snow on Wednesday night has set up a weekend labelled the best of the season at Thredbo and Perisher.


Eithad's first premium lounge at Sydney airport

Etihad's new lounge at Sydney airport is the airline's first in Australia and the newest addition to its collection of premium lounges worldwide.


Six of the best: Australian lighthouses

Charm, seclusion and spectacular views define Australia's top lighthouse destinations.


Six of the best: wellness retreats

Bikini Boot Camp, Mexico, Tulum.

Looking to find a healthier and more balanced you? These top six retreats offer the perfect surrounding to relax and regenerate, writes Flip Byrnes.


The most beautiful spots in the world to watch the sun

Samoa item. AJYB5J Western Samoa, View of coast with fisherman at sunset. CREDIT ALAMY

Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.


Twenty-six top Australian holiday spots

Ben Groundwater, in honour of our national day, has pinpointed 26 persuasive reasons to choose a home grown holiday next time.


Tourism Australia's top 10 most liked Facebook photos

Tourism Australia top Facebook photos

Take a look at the most liked photos posted by Tourism Australia on its Facebook page, which has 5.1 million fans.

Taronga's new gorilla breeding group

A new Male Gorilla

Taronga's new gorilla breeding group settle into their refurbished Gorilla Forest exhibit. The group's leader and Taronga's new Silverback, Kibali, came from France as part of the breeding program...


The hottest bars in the coolest neighbourhoods

Limes Hotel roof bar.

Around Australia's cities, take a look at the hottest bars to enjoy a drink in the coolest neighbourhoods.

Great Aussie holiday homes

Campbell Point House, is an extraordinary private estate, set on 15 Ha (37 acres approx) on the banks of Lake Connewarre, Leopold.

Want to escape to a great Aussie holiday house? Check out these 20 properties from Stayz to fulfill your holiday dream.

Snowfall in the Snowy Mountains

Snowfall in the SNowy Mountains

A photographic history of snowfall on the opening weekend of the ski season at the Perisher Blue Resort over the last 5 years as captured by the Fairfax Media photographers.

Under the lens

52 Suburbs: New York to New Zealand to Australia

Louise Hawson finishes her photographic odyssey to 52 suburbs around the world on the beach in Sydney, via New York and New Zealand.


Port Macquarie's Koala Hospital in action

Port Macquarie's Koala Hospital celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The hospital, which is run almost exclusively by volunteers, treats about 300 koalas a year.

Mighty High Adventure Park

Mighty High Adventure Park

The founder of Mighty High Aerial Adventure Park, Marcus Jaackson , is planning an attraction on Cockatoo Island that will feature high-ropes courses, suspension bridges, parachute-style drops and...


Cooler than cool: Sydney's QT hotel

QT Sydney director of chaos

Take a look inside QT Sydney, the new hotel where 'Directors of Chaos' greet you and the style is over-the-top.

Hot air ballooning in Pokolbin

Hot air ballooning in Pokolbin. The Hunter Valley, NSW. Setting up the balloon. Picture shows our pilot - Hyungjoo Kim.
1st October 2012 Newcastle

Balloons took flight over the scenic Hunter Valley vineyards over the weekend in an unprecedented display of the craft.

Gowings no more

QT Hotel.

A gallery of images showing the newly developed Gowings building, which is now opening as a boutique hotel and a bar/restaurants called the QT Hotel, on September 18th, 2012.

Australia's top 10 hotel spas

Hotel spas

In this era of jet lag, back-to-back meetings and 24-hour technology, the hotel spa has never been more important to the global business traveller. Here are top of the best.

Splurge or save at Australia's most spectacular spots

Spectacular locations

Some of Australia's most incredible holiday destinations can be experienced in top-shelf, expensive luxury ... or you can do them on the cheap for a pittance.

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.