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The international body which governs World Heritage areas calls on the Tasmanian Government to halt tourism development in the state’s wilderness until the impacts are fully understood.
Source: UN calls on Tasmania to pause wilderness development
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Melbourne’s iconic Royal Exhibition Building has been pressed into service to help with a health crisis – and not for the first time.
Source: ‘It’s stunning’: Australia’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed vaccine hub
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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.
Source: Greater Blue Mountains Area, Australia
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Ireland to Japan, these unexplored diving destinations might be worth taking the plunge for. Read more on Nat Geo Traveller India.
Source: Deep Blue Dive: Off-beat Scuba Spots Around the World
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.
Source: The Wet Tropics’ wildlife is celebrated worldwide. Its cultural heritage? Not so much
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The Willandra Lakes Region is one of the heritage sites in New South Wales, located in the semi-arid southwestern portion.
Source: Willandra Lakes Region, Australia
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Wick has its own Robinson Crusoe. In the 1870s sailor Alexander Mackay was part of a crew which was shipwrecked on MacQuarie Island.
Source: A Caithness hero: Wick’s own Robinson Crusoe
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Electric blue water that looks like it has been dyed with neon food colouring flows through cathedral-like caves in the NSW Blue Mountains.
Source: Mesmerising lake filled with electric blue water attracts thousands
Tasmania’s government has been sitting on a report that could call into question the approval of some tourism projects in protected wilderness.
Source: Secret report could call into question approvals given to existing wilderness tourism projects
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Prepare yourself to take the road less travelled as Eliza Sholly introduces you to some of Victoria’s hidden-gem road trips.
Source: 10 road trips in Victoria you’ve never heard of
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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.
Source: Death from above for feral pigs, deer, running rampant on ancient Indigenous site
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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.
Source: Take your passport: 20 surprising things about this remote Aussie island
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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.
Source: Trans-Tasman bubble: Tasmania – The mystical island Kiwis can now fly direct to
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1. Riversleigh and Naracoorte Fossil Sites
Source: The 12 heritage treasures every Aussie must see
The captivating colour of the lake, three hours’ west of Sydney, is created by a natural phenomenon which occurs when light bounces off limestone deposits underwater in the bedrock.
Source: Australia’s fairytale lake wows thousands for one incredible reason
Planning a Blue Mountains road trip? Here is an itinerary that stretches from Sydney to the Hawkesbury with stops at Leura, Oberon, Bilpin and more.
Source: Greater Blue Mountain Road Trip Itinerary | Australian Traveller