Australian architecture has generally been consistent with architectural trends in the wider Western world, with some special adaptations to compensate for distinctive Australian climatic and cultural factors.
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Australia’s Queensland state and HSBC said on Thursday they will make a “world-first investment” to protect the world-heritage listed Great Barrier Reef which is suffering from extensive coral bleaching events.
Boutique Stay where the Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef, Cape Tribulation, Queensland; Luxury Escapes
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has lost more than half its coral in the last three decades due to warmer seas driven by climate change, a new study has found.
Chris Hemsworth Just Took His Entire Family to Australia’s Secret Island Paradise; Stacey Leasca; Travel and Leisure
Chris Hemsworth took his entire family on an epic Australian getaway to Lord Howe Island, located off the coast of New South Wales.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Has Been Named One of 2020’s Ultimate Travel Experiences; Sarah Ward; Concrete Playground
The Northern Territory site came in third in Lonely Planet’s new list, with the UNESCO Heritage Site of Petra in Jordan nabbing the top spot.
Uluru or the Ayers Rock, the sacred Aboriginal site in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT), was on Thursday named as the world’s third best places to see. The ranking was featured in the Lonely Planet’s list of the best locations to see in the world in 2020 which will be published in the second edition of the global travel guide’s ‘Ultimate Travel List’ coffee table book.
Two Australian islands have been named the best in the world.
Australia has asked Google to remove pictures on its Maps service taken from the top of Uluru, the sacred Aboriginal monolith that visitors were banned from climbing last year.
What to expect on Intrepid’s Daintree Retreat in Far North Queensland; Yvette Thompson; Intrepid Travel
Better than the beach: Australia’s ten most spectacular places to take a plunge; Sheridan Rhodes; Traveller
What could be finer than a dip in water as clear as gin or in natural rock pools that fizz like Champagne? Here are 10 of Australia’s best swimming spots.
There’s ‘grave concern’ for some of the country’s stunning World Heritage sites such as the NSW Blue Mountains.
Perched in the Top End, Darwin’s stunning remoteness has cultivated a unique culture, cafe and art scene that is wholly its own — this is no place to rush.
Source: Luxury Escapes Guide to Darwin
Environmentalists have claimed another victory in their bid to protect the world-heritage listed Ningaloo area in Western Australia after a proposed oil and gas pipeline was delayed until 2021.
Visit Sydney Opera House, Sydney for Night life activities. Find the reviews & ratings, timings, location details & nearby attractions at Inspirock.com
These beautifully landscaped escapes, in and near to the city, deliver some serious flower power.
Archaeologists working at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fremantle Prison uncover a trove of historical artefacts, including a piece of convict clothing, crude tattooing implements and designs, and a mysterious letter.
Are Victoria’s Goldfields as significant as Uluru? Twelve local councils think so; Emilia Terzon; ABC News
Just twelve sites across Australia have been added to the illustrious World Heritage List, and now twelve councils and two former premiers want the Central Victorian Goldfields recognised too.
Words spray-painted onto a monument celebrating Victoria’s oldest European settlement have revived bitter memories.
A complete guide to Uluru and Kata Tjuta, the ultimate of outback adventures filled with beautiful landscapes, cultural landmarks and vivid colors.