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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Getting served a dose of camping karma

Introducing urbanites to the world of camping looked so easy but then Conondale National Park dished us up some humble pie! By Melinda Uys Our friends had a 4WD although they were nervous even engaging it...

Talkin’ Stahan, mate

Life on the edge of the wild north-west Tassie frontier. Words and Images Jan Hawkins Strahan is the last bastion of civilisation on the west coast of Tasmania. This remote fishing port sits sheltered in a...

Caravan Parks: Three We Love, Three We Long For

Sharing the secret and the not so secret as we profile six more favourite options for you to try. By Jan Hawkins  1 - We Love Lake Argyle Caravan and Camping Park, Kununurra, WA For images, videos and...

Places to Stay in Echuca

A Shady River Holiday Park Merool Lane, Moama 03 5482 5500 www.aspenparks.com.au 26 acres of natural bushland, resort pool, children’s adventure playground, fully serviced grass camp & caravan sites, campers kitchen, outstanding amenities, undercover BBQ areas, tennis courts,...

The winner’s jersey

Or a Guernsey. Jockeying for first place in this race is udderly ridiculous fun. Welcome to the country’s cow racing capital! By Chris Blakemore and Heather Williams The Mt Compass community don’t take themselves too seriously....

Caravan parks: three we love, three we long for

Looking for a place to dip your toe in and perhaps, just maybe, catch some dinner as well? Here are our picks for a great stay near the water… Words & Images Melinda Uys 1 We...

Travel: Coast to Cattle Country

Coastal cousins meet country cousins. By Mark Allen Four kids, two adults, a Troopy with the van in tow travelling 2500km – piece of cake right? Was I nuts for putting four kids together in the...

Big Trip: The Red Centre

Uluru may well be the beating heart of the Red Centre, but the surrounding tracks, rock pools, salt lake and gorges often remain unseen. It’s time to re-evaluate this iconic Aussie landmark. It’s that time of...

Is Warrnambool Warrn Out?

Warrnambool is anything but tired but you may be after a fun-packed weekend here. By Glenn Marshall Gazing at a map of Victoria, my eyes locked on a place where I recalled as a kid watching whales...

The McGee Family Calls in on Cooktown

There are two roads you can take north from Cairns, and we travelled both. We took the inland road first, and then the coastal road. The McGee family come from Lewisham, Tasmania and for the...
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