Australia Travel Sitemap - Page 7 2013-12-04
Hole in the Rock - Bay of Islands
The Hole in the Rock is like the eye of a needle through which cruise ships pass. Page 8.
Paihia - Bay of Islands
Paihia is the main town of the Bay of Islands: a jump-off point for cruises across the bay and to its many islands, and a convenient place for lodging and dining. Page 2.
Russell - Bay of Islands
Russell in the Bay of Islands was once the capital of New Zealand. Page 10.
Sailing the Bay
Sailing the Bay of Islands. Australia Travel. Page 5.
The View at Waitangi - Bay of Islands
Waitangi looks out to the sea in New Zealand's Bay of Islands. Page 3.
Waimate Mission House - Kerikeri - Bay of Islands
In Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, Waimate Mission House, built of kauri in the early 1830s, is New Zealand's oldest surviving house. Page 11.
Auckland Region New Zealand Map
Auckland Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 4.
Bay of Plenty - New Zealand Maps
Bay of Plenty Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 5.
Canterbury Region Map - New Zealand Maps
Canterbury Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 6.
Dunedin Region Map - New Zealand Maps
Dunedin Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 7.
Fiordland - South Island - New Zealand Maps
Fiordland Map - New Zealand Maps. Page 8.
Major New Zealand Destinations
New Zealand Destinations. Australia Travel. Page 2.
New Zealand Map
New Zealand Map. Australia Travel.
Queenstown Region Map - New Zealand Maps
Queenstown Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 9.
Rotorua Region - New Zealand Maps
Rotorua Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 10.
Taranaki Region Map - New Zealand Maps
Taranaki Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 11.
New Zealand Map - New Zealand Travel Routes
New Zealand Travel Routes. Australia Travel. Page 3.
Wellington Region Map - New Zealand Maps
Wellington Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 12.
David Williamson, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 46.
Judith Wright - Sydney Writers Walk
Judith Wright, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 47.
Mark Twain - Sydney Writers Walk
Mark Twain, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 43.
Morris West - Sydney Writers Walk
Morris West, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 44.
Patrick White, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 45.
Dolphins at Play - Bay of Islands
Dolphins cavort in the waters of the Bay of Islands. Page 7.
Urupukapuka - Bay of Islands
Urupukapuka is one of the many islands in New Zealand's Bay of Islands. Page 12.
Waka Maori War Canoe - Bay of Islands
The world's largest war canoe can be found at Waitangi in the Bay of Islands on New Zealand's North Island. Page 4.
Anthony Trollope - Sydney Writers Walk
Anthony Trollope, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 41.
Banjo Paterson, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 33.
Christina Stead - Sydney Writers Walk
Christina Stead, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 37.
David Malouf - Sydney Writers Walk
David Malouf, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 29.
Dorothea Mackellar, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 28.
Ethel Turner - Sydney Writers Walk
Ethel Turner, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 42.
Henry Handel Richardson - Sydney Writers Walk
Henry Handel Richardson, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 34.
Henry Lawson - Sydney Writers Walk
Henry Lawson, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 26.
Jack London - Sydney Writers Walk
Jack London, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 27.
James Michener - Sydney Writers Walk
James Michener, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 30.
Kenneth Slessor - Sydney Writers Walk
Kenneth Slessor, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 36.
Kylie Tennant - Sydney Writers Walk
Kylie Tennant, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 40.
Nevil Shute - Sydney Writers Walk
Nevil Shute, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 35.
Oodgeroo Noonuccal - Sydney Writers Walk
Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 31.
Ray Lawler - Sydney Writers Walk
Ray Lawler, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 24.
Robert Louis Stevenson - Sydney Writers Walk
Robert Louis Stevenson, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 38.
Ruth Park - Sydney Writers Walk
Ruth Park, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 32.
A D Hope - Sydney Writers Walk
A D Hope, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 18.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Arthur Conan Doyle plaque on Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay. Page 11.
Barry Humphries - Sydney Writers Walk
Barry Humphries, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 20.
C J Dennis
C J Dennis, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 10.
Charles Darwin, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 9.
Clive James - Sydney Writers Walk
Clive James, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 21.
D H Lawrence
D H Lawrence plaque on Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay. Page 25.
Douglas Stewart plaque on Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay. Page 39.
Eleanor Dark - Sydney Writers Walk
Eleanor Dark, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 8.
Germaine Greer - Sydney Writers Walk
Germaine Greer, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 16.
Mary Gilmore - Sydney Writers Walk
Mary Gilmore, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 15.
May Gibbs - Sydney Writers Walk
May Gibbs, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 14.
Miles Franklin, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 13.
Robert Hughes - Sydney Writers Walk
Robert Hughes, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 19.
Rudyard Kipling - Sydney Writers Walk
Rudyard Kipling, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 23.
Thomas Keneally - Sydney Writers Walk
Thomas Keneally, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 22.
Umberto Eco, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 12.
Xavier Herbert - Sydney Writers Walk
Xavier Herbert, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney. Page 17.
C E W Bean
C E W Bean plaque on Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay. Page 3.
Christopher Brennan plaque on Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay. Page 4.
Faith Bandler plaque on Sydney Writers Walk at Circular Quay. Page 2.
Joseph Conrad plaque on Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay. Page 6.
Peter Carey plaque on Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay. Page 5.
Peter Corris plaque on Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay. Page 7.
Sydney Writers Walk
Sydney Writers Walk honors Australian and international authors with plaques embedded in the walkway around Sydney's Circular Quay.
Sydney Writers Walk
Sydney Writers Walk honors Australian and international authors with plaques embedded in the walkway around Sydney's Circular Quay.
Sydney Writers Walk
Sydney Writers Walk honors Australian and international authors with plaques embedded in the walkway around Sydney's Circular Quay.
Sydney Writers Walk
Sydney Writers Walk honors Australian and international authors with plaques embedded in the walkway around Sydney's Circular Quay.
Paraplesiops meleagris, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Western Blue Devil, Paraplesiops meleagris, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 9.
Scuba Diver and Red Sponge, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Scuba Diver and Red Sponge, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 5.
Old Wives Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Old Wives Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 6.
Silver Drummer, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Silver Drummer, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 7.
Western Blue Devil, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Western Blue Devil, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 8.
Royal Bluebell, Wahlenbergia gloriosa - Floral Emblem of the Australian Capital Territory
The royal bluebell is the floral emblem of the Australian Capital Territory. Page 2.
Waratah, Telopea speciosissima, Floral Emblem of New South Wales
The golden wattle is the floral emblem of New South Wales. Page 3.
Sturt's Desert Rose, Gossypium sturtianum, Floral Emblem of Australia's Northern Territory
Sturt's desert rose, Gossypium sturtianum, is the floral emblem of Australia's Northern Territory. Page 4.
Cooktown Orchid, Dendrobium phalaenopsis, Floral Emblem of Queensland
The Cooktown orchid, Dendrobium phalaenopsis, is the floral symbol of Queensland. Page 5.
Sturt's Desert Pea, Swainsona formosa, Floral Emblem of South Australia
Sturt's desert pea, Swainsona formosa, is the floral emblem of South Australia. Page 6.
Tasmanian Blue Gum, Eucalyptus globulus Labill, Floral Emblem of Tasmania
The Tasmanian blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus Labill, is the floral emblem of Tasmania. Page 7.
Common Heath, Epacris impressa, Floral Emblem of Victoria
The common heath, Epacris impressa, is the floral emblem of Victoria. Page 8.
Red and Green Kangaroo Paw, Anigozanthos manglesii, Floral Emblem of Western Australia
The red and green kangaroo paw, Anigozanthos manglesii, is the floral emblem of Western Australia. Page 9.
Coral and Sea Star, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Coral and Sea Star, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 3.
Harlequin Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Harlequin Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 4.
Zebra Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Zebra Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 2.
Pigs Can Fly at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Whoever says pigs can't fly hasn't been to the Sydney Royal Easter Show where they step off a platform and sail through the air. Page 12.
Jumping Showdogs at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Jumping showdogs are a feature of the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Page 10.
The Pigs Go Racing at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Racing porkers show Sydney Royal Easter Show goers how fast they are. Page 11.
Woodchopping Contest at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
The woodchopping contest is almost always a popular feature at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Page 9.
Fruit and Vegetable Displays - Sydney Royal Easter Show
A highlight of the Sydney Royal Easter Show are painstakingly designed displays of fruit, vegetables and other farm produce depicting Australian farm and country scenes. Page 7.
Another Children's Ride at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Whizzing around for the thrill of it is another reason children love the rides at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Page 4.
Close Encounter of the Bovine Kind at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Here's a close encounter of the bovine kind at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Page 8.
Showkids at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
They say it's the children who most enjoy visiting the Sydney Royal Easter Show, and this picture seems to bear this out. Page 2.
Up in the Air at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Bike riders fly through the air with the greatest of ease at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Page 5.
Racing Cars at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
On the racing tracks, these racing cars show off their speed and derring-do at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.. Page 6.
Thrill Rides at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Thrill rides are one reason why children love the Sydney Royal Easter Show.. Page 3.
Virtual Highlights of Te Papa
New Zealand's national museum, Te Papa, provides virtual highlights of its exhibitions and exhibition places as a preview of what you'll find there
See the North Island in Five Days
a simple how to on exploring new zeland's north island in five days
Take the Train in Sydney
a simple how to on taking the train in sydney
Adelaide Australia - Map of Adelaide, South Australia
This Adelaide map of its central business district shows well-ordered streets in a well-planned grid of city blocks.
Australian Parliament House - Visiting the Australian Parliament House
The Australian Parliament House in Canberra is open to visitors daily except on Christmas Day.
Arnhem Land Map
Arnhem Land, an Aboriginal homeland sacred to its people, occupies about 97,000 square kilometres of forests and spectacular rivers and gorges east of the Northern Territory capital of Darwin.
Outer Darwin Map
The outer Darwin map shows the city's location at the Top End, its satellite city, Palmerston, 20 kilometres east-southeast of Darwin, and major roads including the Stuart and Arnhem Highways.
Rotorua Attractions - View the Rotorua Attractions
There is great diversity in Rotorua attractions, activities and culture which makes Rotorua one of the most popular New Zealand tourist destinations on the North Island.
Melbourne's Free Tourist Bus - Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle
Melbourne's free tourist bus, the City Tourist Shuttle, is a free hop on, hop off service with stops at a number of Melbourne city attractions.
Alice Springs to Uluru
The central Australia map shows the major road link between Alice Springs and Uluru through the Stuart and Lasseter Highways.
Sydney Walking Tour - Circular Quay to Hyde Park
Start your Sydney walking tour from Circular Quay.
Sydney Walking Tour - Hyde Park to Darling Harbour
Right in the heart of Sydney, Hyde Park is an ideal place to start a walking tour through Sydney's city attractions all the way to Darling Harbour.
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne - Oasis of Green at Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens
The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne feature thousands of plants from across Australia and around the world.
The Endeavour - Replica of HM Bark Endeavour Sailed by Captain James Cook
The new Endeavour is a replica of Captain James Cook's sailing ship which reached New Zealand and Australia in 1770.
LARC Tour - Have a Lark on a LARC in 1770
Go on a LARC tour in 1770 along the coast of Bustard Bay and up the hill to the historic lighthouse on Bustard Head.
Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers - Toowoomba Australia
Toowoomba, the Garden City, holds its Carnival of Flowers in September.
Wallaman Falls - Australia's Longest Single-Drop Waterfall
Wallaman Falls, part of Queensland's Wet Tropics World Heritage area, is the longest single-drop waterfall in Australia.
Find Thunder Eggs at Mount Hay Gemstone Tourist Park - Queensland Australia
At Mount Hay Gemstone Tourist Park, visitors are able to fossick for thunder eggs through rock and soil carted down from the volcanic slopes. The volcano, subsequently named Mount Hay, has been extinct for millions of years.
Whitehaven Beach - Whitsunday Island
Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island has the reputation of being Queensland's most beautiful beach.
Webb Bridge Melbourne Docklands
Webb Bridge, or Web Bridge, is a footbridge spanning the Yarra River in the Melbourne Docklands precinct.
Red Dog - The Pilbara Wanderer
The movie Red Dog is based on the true story of a hitchhiking, people-loving adventurous red kelpie in Western Australia's Pilbara region.
Etihad Stadium at Melbourne Docklands
Etihad Stadium is a sports and entertainment venue in the Docklands area close to Melbourne city centre.
Franz Josef Glacier - New Zealand's Franz Josef Glacier
The Franz Josef Glacier is one of the most visited glaciers on the West Coast of New Zealand.
Fox Glacier - New Zealand's Fox Glacier
The Fox Glacier on New Zealand's West Coast is the larger of the two most popular Westland glaciers.
Queenstown - Start Your Queenstown Adventure
For your Queenstown adventure, you might want to start by familiarising yourself with the lay of the land.
Queenstown - Go Jetboating and Whitewater Rafting in Queenstown
Queenstown adventures include jetboating and whitewater rafting.
Queenstown - Skydiving, Hang Gliding, Parapenting in Queenstown
Queenstown adventures in the air include skydiving, hang gliding and parapenting.
Queenstown - Sightseeing by Air and Other Activities
Go Queenstown sightseeing by air for a bird's-eye view of the Queenstown region.
Queenstown - Skiing and Snowboarding in Queenstown
Queenstown in winter turns its attention to skiing, snowboarding and other snow activities.
Southern Ocean Lodge Luxury Resort Hotel on Kangaroo Island South Australia - Review of the Ecological Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island South Australia
Review of the ecological Southern Ocean Lodge resort on Kangaroo Island in South Australia
Travelodge Southbank Hotel Melbourne - Review
Travelodge Southbank Hotel in Melbourne is conveniently located close to entertainment, museums and galleries, public transport and shopping centres.
Citigate Sebel Waterfront Resort, The Entrance - Review
The Citigate Sebel Waterfront Resort Hotel at The Entrance on the New South Wales Central Coast north of Sydney is an apartment hotel complex well situated at the northern end of town.
Ibis Hotel Sydney King Street Wharf Review
Ibis Hotel Sydney King Street Wharf is close to Darling Harbour and the Sydney city centre.
Canberra City Gateway Motel
Canberra City Gateway Motel is a low-rise motel along Northbourne St 4 kilometres north of the city centre. Restaurant, guest access fax, laundry service, pets allowed.
Best Western Sundown Motel
Best Western Sundown Motel provides moderately-priced accommodation in Canberra's inner south, about 9 kilometres from the city centre.
Best Western Tall Trees Motel
Set on one and a half acres of landscaped grounds in the suburb of Ainslie, Best Western Tall Trees Motel is a quiet alternative to the hurried pace of city life. Ainslie is one of Canberra's historic heritage-listed suburbs and minutes to the city centre.
Willandra Lakes Region: World Heritage Site
Dramatic land formations characterise the landscape of the Willandra Lakes Region, a World Heritage site.
Wildflower Season - Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne
It's wildflower season at the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Victoria, in the spring.
Gondwana Rainforests of Australia: World Heritage Site
Gondwana Rainforests of Australia, formerly known as the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves, are located predominantly along the Great Escarpment on Australia's east coast, containing outstanding geological features around shield volcanic craters, and a high number of rare and threatened rainforest species.
Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Highlights - Australia
Here are some of the highlights of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Ellerslie Flower Show - The Ellerslie International Flower Show Takes Place in March
The Ellerslie International Flower Show, arguably New Zealand's best known gardening event, takes place in Christchurch in March.
Bungy Jumping in New Zealand
Commercial bungy jumping started in New Zealand and is spreading to many other parts of the world.
New Zealand Skiing - North Island
The North Island of New Zealand has its share of winter skiing locations.
New Zealand South Island Pictures - Photo Gallery - Photographs and Images
Pictures of places in the South Island of New Zealand.
New Zealand North Island Tour - Day 1
Start your five-day tour of New Zealand's North Island in Auckland, the City of Sails.
Ninety Mile Beach to Cape Reinga: Getting There
Here's how to get to Cape Reinga through Ninety Mile Beach on New Zealand's North Island.
Auckland, New Zealand: Hotels and Other Accommodation
Here's a guide to hotels and other accommodation in Auckland, New Zealand.
New Zealand North Island Tour - Day 2
On Day 2 of your North Island tour, drive north to Paihia and historic Waitangi in New Zealand's Bay of Islands.
New Zealand North Island Tour - Day 3
On Day 3 of your North Island tour, drive south to Rotorua for a a unique New Zealand experience with its boling lakes and thermal geysers and the continued flowering of Maori culture.
New Zealand North Island Tour - Day 4
On Day 4 of your New Zealand North Island tour, visit Lake Taupo and then marvel at the caves at Waitomo and view the glow-worms' star-strewn firmament from a canoe in an underground river.
New Zealand North Island Tour - Day 5
On your five-day New Zealand North Island tour, Day 5 means returning to Auckland for your return trip home.
Ninety Mile Beach: Flanked by Forest and Sea
Ninety Mile Beach in New Zealand is flanked by the Tasman Sea on the west and by the Aupouri Forest on the east.
Gisborne: Never Far from the Water
Gisborne on the East Coast of New Zealand's North Island is never far from the beaches and rivers.
Gisborne: Where Three Rivers Meet
Gisborne on the East Coast of New Zealand's North Island is located at the confluence of three rivers.
Gisborne: Around and Beyond the City
There is a wide range of attractions and activities in Gisborne and all along the East Coast of New Zealand's North Island.
The Islands - Bay of Islands, New Zealand
There are nearly 150 islands in the Bay of Islands, many of them untouched by human habitation.
Picnic Point - Sydney, Australia
Georges River National Park at Picnic Point looks derelict but remains a popular picnic spot by the river in suburban Sydney.
Bents Basin - Discover Bents Basin in Outer Sydney
Take a leisurely trip through rural Sydney on your way to Bents Basin.
Sydney Parks and Picnic Areas: Chipping Norton Lakes - Australia
The Chipping Norton Lakes are among a number of popular Sydney parks and picnic areas in the outer suburbs.
Sydney Daytrips - North of Sydney
Head north from Sydney on a Sydney daytrip to the Central Coast, Hunter Valley, Port Stephens.
Sydney Daytrips - South of Sydney
Take a Sydney daytrip through the South Coast to Jervis Bay and the fishing towns of Narooma and Bermagui.
The Devils Marbles
The Devils Marbles are an extensive collection of huge round red-colored boulders in the Tennant Creek area of Australia's Northern Territory, said to be the eggs of the Rainbow Serpent in Aboriginal lore.
Sydney Daytrips: West of Sydney
Take a daytrip west of Sydney and discover the attractions of the Blue Mountains.
Yulara Hotels and Other Accommodation
The resort town of Yulara close to Uluru has hotels, restaurants, tour companies, shops, and an airport for the convenience of visitors.
Australia's Red Centre: Outback Australia
Australia's Red Centre in Outback Australia features the spectacular rock monolith, Uluru, and the town of Alice Springs.
Australian Visa Centres
Here are some Australian visa centres where you could get a visa to visit Australia.
What to Wear in Australia
Except for really formal occasions, casual wear is pretty much the norm in Australia.
Australia Travel Planner - Going Interstate
Here's your guide to traveling away from Sydney and into Queensland, the Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia.
Australia Travel Planner: The Australians
Here's your short guide to knowing what Australians are like and some of the Aussie words and phrases they use.
Best Time to Visit Sydney - Autumn
The best time to visit Sydney could be in the Australian autumn.
Tipping in Australia and New Zealand
Tips on tipping in Australia and New Zealand shed light on tipping customs.
New Zealand Visas: Visa Waiver and Length of Stay
Passport holders of certain countries can get a visa waiver for a New Zealand visit.
Outback Survival Guide: Don't Die in the Australian Outback
Newspaper headlines and radio and television bulletins regularly report of massive searches in bushland or in remote Outback regions for one or more people who have been lost or stranded. Most of the time, these searches end in success. Sometimes they don't.
Fraser Island: Additional Information
Knowing more Fraser Island information helps with driving on the island, accommodation, attractions and activities.
South Bank Dining and Shopping - Brisbane - Queensland - Australia
South Bank in Brisbane provides an attractive dining venue and shopping area across the Brisbane River from the city central business district.
Golden Slipper - Overreach Wins World's Richest 2013 Horse Race for Two-Year-Olds
The Golden Slipper is the world's richest horse race for two-year-olds held in the Easter season during the Autumn Racing Carnival in Sydney.
Melbourne Cup 2007 - Efficient Wins Melbourne Cup
The 2007 Melbourne Cup was run in the afternoon of Tuesday, November 6, 2007, at Melbourne's Flemington Racecourse, and won by New Zealand horse Efficient.
Fleurieu Peninsula Wine Country - South Australia
Less than an hour away from the South Australia capital, Adelaide, is the Fleurieu Peninsula wine country with its vineyards and wineries.
Fleurieu Peninsula Daytrip Destinations - South Australia
There are a number of attractive daytrip destinations on the Fleurieu Peninsula just south of the South Australia capital, Adelaide.
Kaikoura Activities and Attractions
There's a whole range of leisure and sports activities at Kaikoura on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island.
Rottnest Island - Diving and Snorkeling off Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island is one of the most accessible Western Australia diving and snorkeling sites, being just 19 kilometres off the coast from Fremantle.
Abel Tasman National Park
Abel Tasman National Park lies on the northern coast of New Zealand's South Island.
Stewart Island - Home of the Kiwi
The brown kiwi number more than 20,000 on Stewart Island in New Zealand's Southland.
Stewart Island Walking Tracks
Close to 250 kilometres of walking tracks make Stewart Island an ideal location for explorations on foot.
Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel - Find Your Way to Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel
Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel is the heart of Mary McKillop Place, which includes a museum celebrating the life, work and spirituality of Mary MacKillop.
Marlborough Sounds Fast Facts - All About Marlborough Sounds
Marlborough Sounds lie between New Zealand's North and South Islands.
Sydney Australia - What to See and Do in Sydney Australia
Sydney Australia - what to do and where to go on visiting Sydney Australia for the first time - three practical steps to Sydney Australia sightseeing.
Submit a Photo - Share Your Australia / New Zealand Picture with Us
Submit a photo. Share your Australia or New Zealand travel picture with us.
The Sydney Beach Riots: Is Sydney Safe to Visit?
Sydney's reputation received a battering with riots and violent attacks in some of Sydney's beachside suburbs in December 2005.
Freycinet National Park - Getting There
Freycinet national park in Tasmania is within a three-hour drive from either Hobart or Launceston.
Hobart Australia - What to See and Do in Hobart
Hobart, capital of Tasmania, Australia, has a rich colonial history and abounds in the buildings and relics of a past era as well as serving as a starting point for daytrips around the region.
Priscilla Queen of the Desert - Movie and Stage Musical
Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical had its beginning in the 1994 film which became a stage production in 2006 and was back in Sydney for a return season before moving to London.
Queensland Performing Arts Centre - South Bank - Brisbane
The Queensland Performing Arts Centre at South Bank comprises the Lyric Theatre, Concert Hall, Playhouse, Cremorne Theatre, studios, foyers and other entertainment areas.
Melbourne Museum - Getting There
The Melbourne Museum at Carlton Gardens is easily accessible by car, tram or train.
Broome Western Australia
Broome is not the nearest place to go but with regular two-and-half-hour flights from Perth, the coastal pearling town of Broome is hardly inaccessible now and has become a year-round holiday drawcard.
Alfa Romeo Wins Line Honors in the 2002 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Alfa Romeo wins line honors in the 2002 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.
Shark Bay - Western Australia - World Heritage Site
Shark Bay on the western coast of Western Australia, is a World Heritage site and home to dugongs, dolphins and stromatolites: a fascinating aquatic world and a diver's paradise.
Mornington Peninsula Wine Region - Victoria - Australia
The Mornington Peninsula just south of Melbourne is a wine region noted for its chardonnay and pinot noir, as well as shiraz and the lesser known varieties of viogner and pinot gris.
Yarra Valley Wine Region - Victoria - Australia
At 50 kilometres from Melbourne to Healesville, Victoria's Yarra Valley wine region is the closest to the Victorian capital.
Assa Abloy Wins Line Honors in 2001 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Tradition continues in the 2001 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race with Assa Abloy winning line honors.
Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2009 - Alfa Romeo Wins the 2009 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
The 2009 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Alfa Romeo wins the 2009 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
2004 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race - Nicorette Wins Line Honors
The 90ft super maxi Nicorette won line honors in the 2004 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race which started at Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day 2004.
2005 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race - Wild Oats XI Wins Treble
Wild Oats XI has won the 2005 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, breaking the race record set by Nokia in 1999.
Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2007 - Wild Oats XI Makes It Three Line Honors Win in a Row
Australian maxi yacht Wild Oats XI has equalled Makybe Diva's feat in the Melbourne Cup by winning line honors in the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in three consecutive years.
Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2008 - Wild Oats XI Makes It Four in a Row
Super maxi yacht Wild Oats XI wins its fourth line honors victory in the 2008 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
Sydney Chinese New Year Festival
The Sydney Chinese New Year Festival is an annual city celebration featuring a colorful twilight parade.
Australian Open Quarter-Finals 2010
The 2010 Australian Open singles quarter-finals are scheduled for January 26 and 27.
Australian Open Semi-Finals 2010
Australian Open Semi-Finals 2010
Australian Open Finals 2010
The 2010 Australian Open finals were played on January 30 and 31.
Australian Open 2010 Winners
Here are the winners of the 2010 Australian Open played at Melbourne Park from January 18 to 31. 2010.
Port Macquarie Activities - What to See and Do in Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie on the New South Wales North Coast is a popular holiday destination with a variety of things to do.
Best Australian Wines from New South Wales - NSW Wine Awards 2006
The best Australian wines from New South Wales are selected by the NSW Wine Industry Association each year.
Jervis Bay Beaches
Jervis Bay beaches are Some of the most stunningly white - and uncrowded - beaches in New South Wales.
Port Macquarie New South Wales Australia
Port Macquarie, four and a half hours' drive from Sydney, is a popular New South Wales holiday destination.
Australia's First Prime Minister - Edmund Barton
The first Prime Minister of Australia was Edmund Barton appointed in 1901.
Australia's First Female Governor-General - Quentin Bryce
Australia's first female Governor-General is lawyer and academic Quentin Bryce
Steve Irwin - Crocodile Hunter - 1962-2006
Steve Irwin, born to Lyn and Bob Irwin in Victoria in February 1962, became world-famous as a result of his popular Crocodile Hunter wildlife documentaries.
Australian Census: Sydney People
The 1996 Australian census drew a portrait of Sydney's population at the time.
Questacon - Canberra
Questacon, the national science and technology centre in Canberra, Australia, is a hands-on interactive science museum in the national capital.
Wollongong Fast Facts
Fast facts on Wollongong, third largest city in New South Wales, Australia
Australian War Memorial - Canberra
The Australian War Memorial in Canberra, a focal point of national Anzac Day rites, is a national shrine.
Australian Parliament House - Some Facts About Australia's Parliament House
The Australian Parliament with its house on Capital Hill is the symbolic and physical embodiment of Australian government.
The Best Time to Visit Sydney - Summer
The best time to visit Sydney could be in the Australian summer.
The deadly Irukandji jellyfish is found in north Australian waters during the jellyfish season from October to May.
Stingrays - Blue-Ringed Octopus - Snakes - Cone Shells - Stonefish
Know what dangers exist on land or in the water such as stingrays, blue-ringed octopus, snakes, cone shells and stonefish.
Australia Travel Planner - Around Sydney
Plan a Sydney city walking tour, then discover new places beyond the city.
Governors-General of Australia Since 1901
The Governors-General of Australia since Federation in 1901
Princess Mary of Denmark - A Fairy-Tale Romance
Australian-born Mary Donaldson became Crown Princess of Denmark after her marriage to Danish Crown Prince Frederik on May 14, 2004. A son, heir to the throne of Denmark, was born of the union on October 15, 2005, followed by a daughter on April 21, 2007, and twins on January 8, 2011.
Ned Kelly: Australian Bushranger Saga
The Australian bushranger Ned Kelly has become a hero in the folklore of the country.
Aboriginal Olympians - Australian Athletes Cathy Freeman and Nova Peris
Australia's 400m track hopes at the 2000 Sydney Olympics lay with Aboriginal Olympians Cathy Freeman and Nova Peris-Kneebone with Freeman winning in sizzling time.
Parking and Roundabouts - Driving in Australia
There are rules to follow regarding parking and roundabouts when you're driving in Australia.
The Australian Governor-General's Role
The powers, duties and responsibilities of the Australian Governor-General
Te Papa - National Museum of New Zealand
Te Papa, national museum of New Zealand, is one of the world's most comprehensive national museums. It is located in the national capital, Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and a major cultural, commercial, cosmopolitan centre. In population it is New Zealand's second largest city.
Dunedin - Fast Facts About Dunedin New Zealand
Dunedin on the southeastern coast of the South Island is the island's second largest city.
Kaikoura Whale Watching
Whale watching at Kaikoura on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island is a unique experience.
Milford Sound - New Zealand
Milford Sound in New Zealand is a place of serene, mystic beauty and a most popular New Zealand attraction.
South Island, New Zealand - Five-Day Tour
Take a five-day South Island tour to see the island's major attractions.
Governor-General of Australia
The Governor-General of Australia is the official representative in Australia of Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia.
Stewart Island - New Zealand
Stewart Island off the southern tip of New Zealand's South Island is an adventurer's paradise.
Kakadu Australia - Discover Kakadu
Kakadu is not only the largest national park in Australia but it provides a unique experience in natural sights and rugged adventure.
Ninety Mile Beach to Cape Reinga - Fast Facts
Know some fast facts on New Zealand's Ninety Mile Beach and Cape Reinga.
Auckland, New Zealand: Getting Around in the City
Here's how to get around in Auckland, New Zealand.
New Zealand North Island Pictures
New Zealand North Island pictures: Photographs and images of various North Island sites
Paihia - Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Paihia is the main town of New Zealand's Bay of Islands and a jump-off point for cuises across the bay and to the islands.
Ninety Mile Beach to Cape Reinga - New Zealand
Enjoy the solitude and grandeur of Ninety Mile Beach and Cape Reinga in far north New Zealand.
New Zealand North Island Tour
Take a five day-tour of the major attractions of New Zealand North Island.
The second largest of New South Wales cities, Australia's Newcastle lies on a peninsula bounded by the Hunter River in the north and by the Pacific Ocean in the southeast.
The Legend of Aoraki - New Zealand
How New Zealand's highest mountain came to be called Aoraki
Strine and Australian Slang - Dead-Set to Dunny
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with D
G'day: Strine and Australian Slang
G'day, here are some Strine and Australian slang words and phrases you may come across on your visit to Australia.
Australian Rhyming Slang
An explanation of Australian rhyming slang together with examples
Isle of Palms Resort - Gold Coast, Queensland
Isle of Palm Resort comprises apartments and penthouses. Amenities include free parking, business secretarial services, car rental, audio-visual equipment rental, photocopier service.
Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove - Gold Coast, Queensland
Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove is a five-star 247-room hotel in an integrated resort on the Queensland Gold Coast where the Coomera River flows into the Broadwater. The resort includes two 18-hole championship golf courses, nine tennis courts, sauna, spa, lagoon pool and recreation club.
Museum Hotel de Wheels Wellington
Centrally located in New Zealand's capital city, Museum Hotel de Wheels is a small boutique-style hotel opposite the national museum Te Papa and close to the waterfront.
Peppers Anchorage Port Stephens
Located on the water's edge at Port Stephens on the New South Wales North Coast, Peppers Anchorage lies between bush and sea and overlooks a marina. Its 80 rooms and suites have private balconies and most have views of the sea.
Best Western All Settlers Motor Inn Tamworth
Best Western All Settlers Motor Inn is one of Tamworth's newer motels, with large bathrooms, separate showers and baths, outdoor pool.
Country Comfort Inn Tamworth
Country Comfort Inn is close to restaurants, shops, art and crafts, historic sites and sporting facilities. A short walk to town centre, and 10 kilometres to airport.
Comfort Inn Hallmark Tamworth
Comfort Inn Hallmark Tamworth is close to the Golden Guitar and Wax Museum, and 2 kilometres to centre of town.
Abraham Lincoln Motel Tamworth
Abraham Lincoln Motel is located in a modern rural setting 1 kilometre from the city centre. With wheelchair-accessible common areas, laundry/drycleaning services, outdoor swimming pool.
Best Western Tamworth Motor Inn
Tamworth Motor Inn is part of the Best Western chain of hotels and motels.
Quality Inn Powerhouse Tamworth
Quality Inn Powerhouse is a boutique hotel and reception venue in Tamworth, New South Wales, with two award-winning restaurants, conference and banquet facilities, well-appointed rooms, outdoor pool, health club. Business secretarial services and audiovisual equipment available.
Novotel Northbeach Wollongong
Novotel Northbeach is a Wollongong beachfront resort hotel in a 10-storey building 2 kilometres from Wollongong city centre and 3 kilometres from train station. Facilities and amenities include business centre, children's programs, business secretarial services, health club, health spa, outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts.
Best Western Oasis Resort
Best Western Oasis Resort comprises 30 motel rooms and 10 villas near Windang Beach on Lake Illawarra close to the city centres of Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama and about 1 hour from Sydney Airport. Facilities and amenities include a licensed restaurant and cocktail bar, solar-heated pool and spa, sauna and barbecue facilities.
Rydges Wollongong, formerly Hotel City Pacific
Rydges Wollongong is an international-style boutique hotel located in the heart of Wollongong's central business district within walking distance to shops, beaches, entertainment centre. Formerly Hotel City Pacific, now Rydges Wollongong.
Echoes Boutique Hotel Blue Mountains
Echoes Boutique Hotel is a contemporary three-storey hotel in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney with 12 double suites, a guest lounge, open fireplaces and a private spa and sauna. Facilities include a restaurant and the provision of business secretarial services.
Mercure Grand Hotel Hydro Majestic Medlow Bath Blue Mountains
Mercure Grand Hydro Majestic is perched on a cliff edge overlooking the Blue Mountains' Jamison Valley. It lies close to major towns Katoomba and Blackheath and a variety of Blue Mountains attractions.
Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort and Spa
The 19th century Blue Mountains home of Sir Frederick Darley, chief justice of New South Wales, has been faithfully restored and now houses the award-winning Darley's restaurant in Katoomba. Set in two acres of English-style gardens and with views of the Jamison Valley, the adjoining 85-room country house has been designed and furnished to complement the original residence.
The Mountain Heritage Blue Mountains
The Mountain Heritage is an award-winning boutique hotel with additional accommodation including bed and breakfast and cottage. The Mountain Heritage, with its 41 rooms and suites, is a short stroll to Katoomba town centre and the railway station. Facilities include a business centre, outdoor pool, health club, health spa and game room.
Comfort Inn Kaikoura Mediterranean
Comfort Inn Kaikoura Mediterranean is on main highway at Kaikoura's northern end. Free parking, complimentary coffee, continental breakfast.
Peppers Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains
Peppers Fairmont Resort comprises a four-storey hotel adjacent to Leura Golf Course and surrounded by national park. Six different types of rooms are available. A variety of activities are offered.
Kingfisher Bay Resort and Village
Kingfisher Bay Resort and Village is located on the North White Cliffs on the west coast of Fraser Island directly opposite Hervey Bay with hotel rooms, self-contained villas and multi-share wilderness lodge. Boats, snorkeling, beach access, fishing, and outdoor pool are included among the resort amenities and activities.
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is a multi-storey hotel overlooking Sydney Harbour and Sydney Opera House. Facilities and amenities include business centre, secretarial services, pool, health club, health spa.
Hilton Sydney Hotel
Hilton Sydney is a well-regarded 43-storey hotel with rooms beginning on the 20th floor, affording views of the city. Reopened in July 2005 after extensive renovations.
Australis Resort Noosa Lakes Noosaville Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia
Australis Resort lies 3 kilometres from the centre of Noosa, on seven acres of landscaped land on the shores of Lake Donella, with villas and apartments.
Palmer Coolum Resort Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia
Palmer Coolum Resort, formerly Hyatt Regency Coolum, is a holiday resort complex on 150 hectares of landscaped countryside with villas and suites of various types.
Sebel Resort Noosa Heads Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia
Sebel Resort Noosa, right on the main strip of Noosa Heads, is close to the main beach and Noosa River, with resort suites, ater-feature walkways and terraced gardens.
Sheraton Noosa Resort and Spa Noosa Heads Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia
Sheraton Noosa Resort and Spa, right on the main strip of Noosa Heads, is close to beaches, rivers, rainforests, Noosa National Park and Fraser Island. Resort accommodation comprises guest rooms, spa studios, and suites with private balconies.
Intercontinental Burswood Resort Perth Hotel Western Australia
Intercontinental Burswood Resort, one of two hotels within the Burswood Entertainment Complex, is set in 100 hectares of landscaped gardens and secluded parklands, with business and entertainment venues to accommodate a board meeting for five to an event for 20,000.
Manly Pacific Sydney Hotel
The Manly Pacific Sydney features 218 rooms, a restaurant, cocktail bar, rooftop swimming pool, gymnasium, sauna and spa, with convention and business facilities and services. A number of dining and entertainment venues are to be found in the nearby Corso.
Manly Paradise Motel and Apartments Sydney
Manly Paradise Motel provides both motel accommodation and apartments close to The Corso and just across the beach.
Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel
The Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel is in a multi-storey building overlooking Sydney Harbour and Sydney Opera House. Facilities and amenities include business centre, secretarial services, pool, health club, health spa.
Medina Executive Sydney Central
Medina Executive Sydney Central is in a restored heritage building with a range of one- and two-bedroom serviced apartments as well as studios and loft apartments. Facilities include a heated lap pool, spa, sauna, gymnasium, and outdoor function area.
Medina Grand Harbourside Sydney
Medina Grand Harbourside features five star serviced apartments on the eastern side of Darling Harbour close to restaurants, shops and the Sydney central business district.
Mercure Hotel Sydney on Broadway
Mercure Hotel Sydney on Broadway features 517 rooms, two restaurants, a bar, rooftop indoor swimming pool, sauna, gymnasium and undercover car parking. Conference facilities are also available for up to 280 delegates.
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Sydney
Novotel Rockford, formerly Novotel Century, is located at the southern end of Darling Harbour, adjacent to the Sydney Entertainment Centre and overlooking the Chinese Garden. Near Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, and restaurants, shops and attractions of Chinatown, Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay.
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour is a 525-room hotel in the heart of Darling Harbour with walkway link to Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, nearby monorail and tram stations, rooms and suites, including eight penthouses, email, fax and Internet facilities, restaurant, cocktail bar and lounge, fully equipped business centre, gymnasium, swimming pool, tennis court.
Novotel Sydney Olympic Park
The dual Novotel and Hotel Ibis complex at Sydney Olympic Park offers two styles of accommodation to suit particular budgets. The hotels are part of the Accor group. Parking is available for an extra charge.
Adelphi Hotel Melbourne
Adelphi Hotel is located in the heart of the Melbourne city centre within walking distance of theatres, shops and restaurants. Facilities include business secretarial services, health club, health spa, and an outdoor pool.
Crown Towers Hotel Melbourne
The towering landmark that is the Crown Casino Entertainment Complex on the banks of Melbourne's Yarra River comprises not only gaming halls, cinemas, restaurants, bars, and a variety of shops, but also the 482-room Crown Towers Hotel with views to the city and Port Phillip Bay.
Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne
The Grand Chancellor on Melbourne's Lonsdale St is a traditional 17-storey hotel in the city centre close to theatres, cinemas, shopping and sports venues, and Chinatown.
Quay Grand Suites Sydney
Quay Grand Suites is located at East Circular Quay facing Sydney Cove, The Rocks and Sydney Harbour Bridge in the west and Royal Botanic Gardens in the east, and within walking distance of Sydney Opera House.
Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney
Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney comprises a variety of rooms and suites, including 102 luxury-sized rooms and suites all with balconies, health club, indoor pool, spa, sauna, gymnasium, brasserie and cocktail bar, business centre, conference and banquet facilities. Within walking distance of Sydney Convention Centre, Cockle Bay, theatres, cinemas, shopping, restaurants.
Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney
Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney is in a beautifully restored heritage-listed sandstone building built in the 1800s located in the heart of the business and leisure precincts, within walking distance to the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and The Rocks.
Southern Cross on Harbour
Southern Cross on Harbour is a boutique hotel with studio and one-bedroom suites, self-catering facilities, video and CD player, voice mail, data ports. At the crossroads of Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf and Chinatown.
The Star Hotel and Apartments Sydney
The Star hotel and entertainment complex is located on Sydney Harbour just minutes from the Sydney central business district, Chinatown and Darling Harbour, and includes a casino, restaurants, theatres and shops.
Urban St Leonards Hotel Sydney
Urban St Leonards Hotel consisting of 101 rooms is one of Sydney's newest hotels.
Sofitel Wentworth Sydney Hotel
The Sofitel Wentworth is within walking distance of Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Museum, Police and Justice Museum, and Museum of Contemporary Art, and features 436 rooms, health club, day spa and conference facilities for up to 1100 people.
Shangri-La Hotel Sydney
Shangri-La Hotel Sydney is a 36-storey hotel overlooking Sydney Harbour and close to Sydney Opera House. Facilities and amenities include business centre, secretarial services, pool, hot tub, health club, health spa.
Langham Hotel Melbourne
Formerly the Sheraton Towers, Melbourne's Langham Hotel is located on the Yarra River bank, with many rooms having panoramic city views. There are 387 guestrooms and suites in a building of 25 storeys.
Lindrum Hotel Melbourne
The Hotel Lindrum is located in an 1899 building of Asian-style design in the heart of the Melbourne city centre within walking distance of theatres, shops and restaurants.
Mercure Grand Hotel on Swanston
Mercure Grand Hotel on Swanston is a modern 15-storey hotel in the heart of the Melbourne central business district. Facilities include business centre, secretarial services, health club, indoor pool.
The Victoria Hotel
The Victoria Hotel is an 8-storey hotel in the heart of the city, next to Melbourne Town Hall and close to Flinders St train station, shops and business centre.
The Westin Melbourne
The Westin Melbourne is a 14-storey European-style hotel with balconied rooms and public spaces on lower floors. Facilities include business centre, secretarial services, health club, health spa, indoor pool. Multi-lingual staff available.
The Windsor Hotel Melbourne
The Windsor Hotel is a Melbourne landmark listed by the National Trust of Australia for its traditional Victorian architecture. Located opposite Victoria's Parliament House and Treasury Gardens, the Windsor is close to shops, restaurants, theatres and a number of local attractions.
CUB Malthouse - Three Melbourne Theatres at CUB Malthouse
CUB Malthouse, originally built as a brewery and malting works for Castlemaine Breweries, and later acquired by Carlton and United Breweries, was donated as a new home for Melbourne's Playbox Theatre which was destroyed by fire in February 1984.
Brett Whiteley - Australian Artist
Australian artist Brett Whiteley (1939-1992), in the forefront of Australia's avant-garde art movement with what has been described as his lyrical expressionism and lack of inhibition, was the recipient of a number of prizes and awards, with his work hanging in numerous galleries including the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, the Tate Gallery in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Caulfield Racecourse Melbourne
Caulfield Racecourse, southeast of Melbourne city centre, is best known for being the home track of the Caulfield Cup, a 2400-metre Group 1 handicap race for horses three years old or more.
Makybe Diva - Melbourne Cup Champion - Career Highlights
Supermare Makybe Diva is the only racehorse in history to have won three Melbourne Cup races (2003, 2004, 2005), and in successive years, too.
Fremantle Aboriginal Heritage Walking Tour, Western Australia
Many aspects of the life and history of the Aboriginal Nyoongar people come to light in Western Australia's Fremantle Aboriginal Heritage Walking Tour.
Australian Open 2009 - The Winners
Winners of the 2009 Australian Open played in Melbourne from January 19 to February 1, 2009.
Aboriginal Life and Culture: Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
In tropical north Queensland, experience Aboriginal life and culture in Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, where different strands of indigenous life are exhibited, performed, and learned.
Canberra in the Winter
Canberra in the winter is cool to cold but there are a number of activities suitable for the season.
Whale Migration - Why Whales Travel North to Australia
Whales from the Antarctic travel north to warmer Australian waters where they breed before returning south again.
New South Wales Fishing Coast - More Information
Here's additional information on the New South Wales fishing coast south of Sydney.
Australia New Zealand 2008
Australia New Zealand travel articles and other information, regularly updated.
Fishing on the New South Wales South Coast - Australia
The New South Wales South Coast is a popular fishing destination for those angling for tuna, marlin and other fish.
Floriade - Canberra's Spring Flower Festival
The Floriade flower festival is an annual spring festival redolent with the scents, sounds and sights of the Canberra spring held from around the middle of September to around the middle of October.
Best Australian Films - Australian Film Institute Award Winners 1991-2000
The Australian Film Institute annual awards provide yearly recognition for outstanding Australian work in film. Best film awards have been made by the Institute since 1958.
Bellingen: Film Location for New Australian Movie "Eucalyptus"
An idyllic Australian country town on the banks of a river, home to artists and crafstmen and people seeking an alternative lifestyle, Bellingen is the film location for the new Australian movie
Narooma on the New South Wales South Coast
Narooma on the New South Wales South Coast is a popular fishing destination for innumerable fishermen.
Australia in August
August in Australia is the last month of the southern winter but in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains and the Victorian Alps, you'd hardly know spring is just around the corner.
Australia in July
July is midwinter in Australia and one of the best months for skiing and other snow activities.
Australia in June
June in Australia is the beginning of winter which also sees the start of the ski season during the Queen's Birthday holiday weekend.
Australia in September
September in Australia is the first month of the southern spring and it's a season of regrowth and flowers.
Australia the Movie - Epic Australian Outback Saga in Australia Movie
Australia the movie is an Australian Outback saga set in the years leading to the Japanese bombing raid on Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory in the early months of World War II's Pacific War.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - World Heritage Site
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park with its iconic rock monolith and natural and cultural values is an inscribed World Heritage site.
Wet Tropics of Queensland: World Heritage Site
The Wet Tropics of Queensland, a World Heritage site, offer not only striking scenic vistas but also a variety of river and rainforest activities.
Sydney to Melbourne - Going on the Inland Hume Highway
From Sydney to Melbourne the major inland route is through the Hume Highway.
New Zealand World Heritage Sites
New Zealand, a country of 268,000 square kilometres, is the location of three of the world's United Nations-inscribed Heritage sites.
Australian Open Quarterfinals 2011
The 2011 Australian Open singles quarter-finals are being played on January 25 and 26.
Australian Open Semifinals 2011
The 2011 Australian Open singles semifinals are scheduled for January 27 and 28.
Australian Open Finals 2011
The 2011 Australian Open singles finals were played on January 29 and 30.
Australian Open 2011 Winners
Here are the winners of the 2011 Australian Open played at Melbourne Park from January 17 to 30. 2011.
Athens 2004 Olympics - Australian Medal Winners
Australian medal winners at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games held from August 13 to 29, 2004.
The Australian Open 2006: Federer, Mauresmo Win Singles Titles
The 2006 Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament was played at Melbourne Park from January 16 to January 29 with top-ranked Swiss player Roger Federer winning the men's singles title and Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo the women's singles title.
Centenary of Australian Federation
Celebrations marking the start of the centenary of Australian federation were ushered in on January 1, 2001, by the ringing of bells throughout the country.
Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006
Melbourne hosts the Commonwealth Games in 2006 with some 4500 athletes from 71 nations competing in 16 sports with 24 disciplines from March 15 to 26.
Sydney Mardi Gras Events
The Sydney Mardi Gras covers a broad spectrum of activities and attractions such as art exhibitions and a film festival.
Australia's Medal Winners - Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
Here are Australia's medal winners at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games after each day of competition.
1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race - The Tragedy of Deaths at Sea
The tragic deaths during the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race were the subject of a coronial inquiry.
Sydney Festival 2006: January 7-26, 2006
The Sydney Festival, a celebration of arts and culture, is held in Sydney each January.
Sydney 2000 Olympic Games - Australia's Medal Winners
Here are Australian medal winners at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games held from September 15 to October 1, 2000.
Sydney Pictures: Around the City
See how Sydney is in an assortment of photographs taken around Australia's premier city.
Kings Cross: The Sydney that Never Sleeps
Take time to savor the Sydney nightlife atmosphere at Sydney's Kings Cross.
The Rocks - Sydney, Australia
The Rocks district in Sydney is the birthplace of Australia and a place worth visiting.
Hobart, capital of the only island state in Australia, is not only a gateway to the Tasmania wilderness areas and historical enclaves but a destination in itself.
Ned Kelly: Shootout at Glenrowan
Ned Kelly made his last stand in a shootout at Glenrowan, Victoria.
Grampians National Park - Victoria
Spectacular ranges, flora and fauna, walking tracks and Aboriginal art sites are a feature of Grampians national park in Victoria, Australia
The Twelve Apostles - Australia
Getting to the Twelve Apostles in Australia can be frustrating when something happens on the Great Ocean Road,
Getting on the Great Ocean Road - Australia
It's easy to get lost getting to the Great Ocean Road on your way to Victoria's Twelve Apostles
New Zealand Wins 2011 Rugby World Cup - Background and History
Background and History - The Rugby World Cup was first played in 1987 in Australia and New Zealand.
Ningaloo Reef - Where to Swim with the Whale Sharks
Swim with the sharks at Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia
Monkey Mia Dolphins - Australia
The Monkey Mia dolphins in Western Australia come close to shore and interact with the people.
Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Rottnest Island in Western Australia is close enough to Perth and Fremantle for a day trip or longer stay and for enjoying its many attractions and activities.
Sydney Mardi Gras
The Sydney Mardi Gras festival covers a broad spectrum of activities and attractions through several weeks starting in February.
2003 Rugby World Cup: England Wins Championship
England won its first World Rugby Cup crown in Sydney on November 22, 2003
Heard Island and McDonald Islands
The islands which comprise the Australian Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands are a World Heritage site
Macquarie Island, a sub-antarctic island, is one of Australia's World Heritage sites.
Doyles Restaurant, Sydney
Doyles is one of Sydney's finer, more popular seafood restaurants
Joern Utzon was the Danish architect who designed the Sydney Opera House, having won the international competition for its design in the early 1960s.
Sydney Opera House Restaurants
There are a number of restaurants in the Sydney Opera House and its immediate vicinity.
Australian Prime Minister - How the Australian Prime Minister Is Chosen
The Prime Minister of Australia is chosen by members of the winning party or coalition in an Australian Federal election.
Margaret River - Getting There
Traveling from Perth to Margaret River - the route to take.
Yum cha in Australia, and particularly in Sydney, is a serving of small Chinese dishes of a large variety of mainly steamed items, such as dim sums and barbecued-pork buns, served from trolleys that go around among the diners.
Balingup Medieval Carnivale Western Australia
Balingup lies along Western Australia's South Western Highway roughly equidistant from Perth, the state capital, and Albany on the southern coast.
Gundagai, New South Wales
The New South Wales town of Gundagai lies along the Hume Highway about 390 kilometres southwest of Sydney between the towns of Yass and Holbrook.
Gympie, off the Bruce Highway in Queensland and 166 kilometres north of Brisbane, is the centre of Queensland's Mary River Valley agricultural district.
St Helens - Tasmania - Australia
St Helens is the largest town on the eastern coast of Tasmania and is said to be the Australian birthplace of movie legend Merle Oberon.
Greater Blue Mountains - About the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Site
The Greater Blue Mountains area, inscribed by the United Nations as a World Heritage site, comprises eight protected areas 60 to 180 kilometres inland from central Sydney, New South Wales.
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Wagga Wagga is southwest of Sydney in the generally lush irrigated region of the Riverina along the Murrumbidgee River. It is 475 kilometres from Sydney, 240 kilometres from Canberra and 440 kilometres from Melbourne.
Winton Queensland and the Outback Festival
The Queensland town of Winton is made famous by being the birthplace of Qantas and Waltzing Matilda and for holding a biennial Outback Festival with many intriguing Outback competitions including the Dunny Derby.
Crocodile Dundee: Australian Outback Crocodile Hunter
Crocodile Dundee epitomised the rugged Outback Australian and is the title character of the 1986 film Crocodile Dunee starring Paul Hogan.
The actor Errol Flynn, who was to become the swashbuckling hero of such films as Captain Blood, Sea Hawk and The Adventures of Robin Hood, initially passed himself off as Irish but was actually born in Tasmania, Australia.
Keith Urban - Australian Country Singer
Award-winning country singing star Keith Urban was born in New Zealand and grew up and went to school in Australia.
Actor, director, producer Mel Gibson spent much of his early years in Australia, studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, and starred in a number of Australian films at the start of his movie career.
Merle Oberon: Australia Birthplace Question
Glamorous film star and screen legend Merle Oberon claimed she was born in Tasmania, Australia, but there are questions about her birthplace.