Melbourne’s iconic Royal Exhibition Building has been pressed into service to help with a health crisis – and not for the first time.
The Greater Blue Mountains Area is in the central portion of the Great Dividing Range of mountains which runs parallel to the eastern coast of Australia.
Deep Blue Dive: Off-beat Scuba Spots Around the World; Misbaah Mansuri; National Geographic Traveller
Ireland to Japan, these unexplored diving destinations might be worth taking the plunge for. Read more on Nat Geo Traveller India.
The Wet Tropics’ wildlife is celebrated worldwide. Its cultural heritage? Not so much; Barry Hunter, Alice Buhrich, Asa Ferrier, Gerry Turpin & Patrick Roberts; Conversation
Australians should see the rainforest as a cultural landscape – one that has been managed and maintained by people, rather than just a relic unchanged since the dinosaurs.
UN body pushed to demand stronger climate action from Australia to save Great Barrier Reef; Graham Readfearn; Guardian
Conservationists lobby World Heritage Committee to demand Australia reduce emissions or risk reef being placed on ‘in danger’ list…
The Willandra Lakes Region is one of the heritage sites in New South Wales, located in the semi-arid southwestern portion.
PRIVATE Blue Mountains Day Tour from Sydney with Wildlife Park and Cruise provided by Blue Ribbon Day Tours – Blue Mountain Tours | New South Wales; TripAdvisor
Wick has its own Robinson Crusoe. In the 1870s sailor Alexander Mackay was part of a crew which was shipwrecked on MacQuarie Island.
Electric blue water that looks like it has been dyed with neon food colouring flows through cathedral-like caves in the NSW Blue Mountains.
Secret report could call into question approvals given to existing wilderness tourism projects; Emily Baker; ABC
Tasmania’s government has been sitting on a report that could call into question the approval of some tourism projects in protected wilderness.
Prepare yourself to take the road less travelled as Eliza Sholly introduces you to some of Victoria’s hidden-gem road trips.
Death from above for feral pigs, deer, running rampant on ancient Indigenous site; Daniel Miles; ABC
It’s one of the most significant sites in Australia, but feral pigs and deer are putting the world heritage-listed Budj Bim in danger and they need to be destroyed, the government says.
With so many surprising aspects to it, it’s a wonder that more people don’t make it to Norfolk Island, the natural and historical wonder 1600 kilometres from Australia’s east coast.
It’s Back: Whitsundays Private Sailing Charter for up to 8 Guests with Luxury Skippered Upgrades Available, Whitsundays, Queensland; Luxury Escapes
For the first time in 20 years, Air New Zealand has started flying to Tasmania — and it could be the island escape many have been waiting for.
Queensland’s unrivalled wonders ensure once-in-a-lifetime memories for the whole family — you just have to know where to look.
1. Riversleigh and Naracoorte Fossil Sites
Western Australia, the country’s largest state, includes much of the Australian Outback. Come along as we tour the region through these spectacular photos.