Tracing the story of a nation along southern Australia's winding Murray River

Tracing the story of a nation along southern Australia's winding Murray River

More a meander than a mighty waterway, the Murray — Australia’s longest river — is home to monumental stories that have shaped a vast continent.

What happens next? The impact of coronavirus on Australia’s endangered coral reefs

In 2019, we reported on the intersection of tourism and conservation at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. But what’s been the impact of Covid-19? We continue our conversation with the eco trailblazers at Queensland's Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort.
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How to explore the wine regions around Adelaide, South Australia

Discover spectacular places to eat, drink and sleep on Adelaide's Epicurean Way, plus top tips for experiencing the city's best winemakers and producers behind the scenes.

The inside guide to Byron Bay, Australia's boho surf spot

With its laid-back lifestyle, fine food and host of outdoor adventures, Australia’s boho surf town dazzles on both land and water.

Photo story: Australia's Great Ocean Road

Twisting for 150 miles along the southern coast,  the Great Ocean Road is arguably the country’s most spectacular drive. But this legendary route is more than  a road trip, it’s Australia in microcosm.

The road to recovery: a year on from the bushfires on Australia's Sapphire Coast

The devastating bushfires that raged between September 2019 and February 2020 scorched vast swathes of land, killing or displacing billons of animals. In the aftermath, communities turned to each other for help rebuilding their lives. 
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Local experiences in and around Adelaide

From cycling the Riesling Trail to fine dining in historic homesteads, we put the spotlight on South Australia’s illustrious wine region  

Forest flavours: on the hunt for black truffles in Western Australia

Western Australia’s Southern Forests region is home to a bountiful natural larder, including truffles that grow in such abundance they’ve turned the region into the Southern Hemisphere’s truffle capital.

The ultimate hotel guide to Brisbane for 2021

With mammoth regeneration projects underway, change is afoot in Queensland’s capital — and a stylish crop of new hotels, restaurants and cultural spaces means it’s never looked better.

Join us as we discover the wine of Adelaide and South Australia — 1 June 2021

Discover what makes the vineyard city of Adelaide and surrounding wine regions so special at a free live online event with wine expert Olly Smith and other selected guests.

Travel Geeks online: adventure, cities and natural icons in Australia’s Northern Territory – 11 May 2021

Join us for a virtual Travel Geeks on 11 May, when our expert panel will introduce us to the unique experiences on offer in Australia’s Northern Territory.
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What to do in and around Darwin and Alice Springs, in Australia’s Northern Territory

From spectacular scenery brimming with wildlife to world-renowned indigenous art, Darwin and Alice Springs, in Australia's Northern Territory, are loaded with natural and cultural wonders. Here's what not to miss when planning your next trip.

Chef Analiese Gregory on Tasmania's eclectic produce and what to try

From abalone to wallaby, Analiese Gregory champions the eclectic produce of Australia’s island state.
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The five best walking trails in Tasmania

Australia’s scenic island state of Tasmania is home to more than 1,700 miles of glorious walking trails, spanning diverse wildernesses and 19 national parks. We’ve handpicked five unmissable walking routes across this epic natural playground.

A look at the new underwater museum bringing Australian Aboriginal culture and reef conservation together

The opening of the Museum of Underwater Art on the Great Barrier Reef, in northern Queensland, is set to unite Aboriginal culture and coral conservation, and showcases a less-frequented section of the 1,429-mile-long natural wonder. 

Photo gallery: Australia's Great Ocean Road

Twisting for 150 miles along the southern coast,  the Great Ocean Road is arguably the country’s most spectacular drive. But this legendary route is more than a road trip, it’s Australia in microcosm.

Australia after the bushfires: Ray Mears returns to Kangaroo Island

In the aftermath of the wildfires of early 2020, the British bushcraft expert travelled to South Australia to document the impact on the landscape and wildlife — and the astonishing resilience of the local community.

Photo gallery: Australia after the bushfires — Ray Mears returns to Kangaroo Island

In the aftermath of the wildfires of early 2020, the British bushcraft expert travelled to South Australia to document the impact on the landscape and wildlife — and the astonishing resilience of the local community.

The pioneer: Analiese Gregory on her life lessons from global kitchens

New Zealand-born Analiese Gregory has foraged in France, mastered complex gastronomy in Spain and cooked camel in Morocco. Now she’s taken over the kitchen of Franklin in Tasmania, she’s found somewhere that feels like home. 

Changing tides: redefining Sydney's iconic waterfronts

Australia’s largest city is built around ocean inlets, beaches and an iconic harbour, but changing economic and environmental tides are shifting the shape of its landscape.

Changing tides: redefining Sydney's iconic waterfronts

Australia’s largest city is built around ocean inlets, beaches and an iconic harbour, but changing economic and environmental tides are shifting the shape of its landscape.

On the water: eight must-try activities in Sydney

Take to the water in Australia's largest city, savouring the charms of its inlets, islands and harbour on these eight adventurous tours — from scuba diving to whale watching and kayaking at sunrise.
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Tasmania: Adventure in Australia's island state

Tasmania’s natural richness comes in many forms: pristine landscapes, tranquil waterways and curious wildlife that thrives in this unique environment. However you approach its unspoilt beauty, adventure awaits in Australia’s island state.

CLOSED: Win a six-night stay in Tasmania

We've teamed up with Authentic Vacations to offer an unforgettable sjx-nght stay in Tasmania

A city guide to Adelaide

With a host of new hotels and airline routes, a thriving local music scene and two renowned wine regions on the laid-back city’s doorstep, Adelaide is a city with mass appeal.

Meet the changemakers: Peter Gash from Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

The conservationist has transformed Lady Elliot Island — a forgotten former guano mine at the Great Barrier Reef’s southern tip — into a sustainable and thriving eco resort.

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