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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.

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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.

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Hobart's 'omnipod' accommodation

The 117-square-metre prefabricated "omnipod" that forms the Avalon City Retreat was craned onto the top of a 1960s building that straddles a city block flanked by two of Hobart's main arterial routes.

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.

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Unforgettable adventures: the best of Australia

Take a look at some of the highlights from our selection of Australia'a 50 greatest adventures.

Ten top Australian islands

Wilson Island

Australia - the world's biggest island - is surrounding by 8222 smaller ones. That's a lot of islands to choose from. Here are ten of the best.

Art world eyes still on MONA

MONA in Hobart. Photo by Peter Mathew

A look back in pictures at a year of provocative art and performance at Hobart's Museum of New and Old Art in Hobert (MONA).

Wild Tasmania

Tasmania

Expedition cruising around the coast of Tasmania and some of its islands.

$32 million luxury shack

Sea and spa ... (from left) a bird's-eye view of Saffire

Saffire, the Federal Group's $32 million boutique property is positioned to attract the well-heeled in search of bespoke accommodation, service and a little bit of adventure.

Five unforgettable beaches

Travel author Lee Atkinson has seen a lot of beautiful beaches. Here are five she'll never forget.

World's 10 greatest cycling routes

Upturned bike on beach, Cuba

The best places to explore by bicycle: Lonely Planet names the world's 10 best cycling routes.

Australia's top 10 best beach houses

Ron Roozen house, Margaret River, WA

We've scoured the coastline to find Australia's best beach houses.

Australia's top five best national parks

Wilsons Promontory, Victoria. Granite headlands, undeveloped beaches, rivers, walking trails and wildlife. The reason it tops the list is its unique mix of wilderness and luxury accommodation.

Lee Atkinson has visited 150 of Australia's national parks. Here, she reveals her five favourites.

The hottest holiday spot of the year

bay of fires

Talk a walk on the wild side at Tasmania's Bay of Fires.