New South Wales

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Taking stock: how has 10 years of Airbnb changed Australia?
It has been a decade since the online marketplace turned ordinary Australian homes into potential tourist accommodation. How has it changed how we travel and the communities we travel to?

Bronwyn Adcock

29, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Eager to leave? Advice for Australians facing sky-high travel costs
Limited routes, strong demand and last-minute bookings come at a cost, but there are some affordable holiday options

Alyx Gorman

12, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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After the floods: is the Byron region ready for Easter tourist season?
While some areas of the northern rivers have been utterly devastated by the February flooding, others are crying out for tourist dollars – but logistics may be complicated

Vivienne Pearson

23, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Cellar doors and sunsets: romantic Australian mini-breaks under $500
Getaways in every state and territory to deliver honeymoon feelings, without the luxury price tag

Susan Gough Henly

13, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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A day at the beach: ‘I’ve earned my nickname Sea Bull for good reason’
Rough waters couldn’t slow Lynton Mortensen’s unprecedented attempt to swim around Lord Howe Island but things became interesting when inquisitive Galápagos whaler sharks showed up

As told to Jennifer Johnston

09, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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A beginner’s guide to snorkelling: ‘Slow down … you see the most amazing stuff’
An easy entry into adventure, it does not cost much to get started with snorkelling – all you need is a decent mask, a wetsuit and the right place to go

Rafqa Touma

01, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘We’re in a good paddock’: a visitor’s guide to Mollymook and Milton, Shoalhaven’s surf-and-turf twins
Endless beaches, lush farmland and the ripple effect of a certain seafood chef from Cornwall are just part of the community-minded NSW region’s story

Susan Gough Henly

25, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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How to holiday across Australia this summer without an exorbitant rental car
No vehicle? No worries – it shouldn’t mean you have to hit the brakes on your getaway plans

Caitlin Cassidy

15, Dec, 2021 @1:30 AM

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A local’s guide to the Hunter Valley: ‘It’s easy to get caught in the tourist traps’
From independent wineries to the locals’ favourite pub, the Hunter’s lower-key venues can make for a great weekend, away from wedding throngs

Todd Alexander

29, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Stay for good: six social enterprise holiday spots around Australia
Australia’s charitable, not-for-profit and community-owned hotels offer travellers a chance to book a break that gives back

Jo Stewart

20, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Art escapes: 16 Australian regional holidays that mix culture and nature
After a year of cancellations, regional festivals and museums have firmer plans for 2021 – ideal for timing a weekend away or longer trip

Natasha Mayand Alyx Gorman

19, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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A birder's calendar: where and when to watch Australia's breeding and migration seasons
From heritage-listed rainforests to sewage treatment plants, spotting Australia’s abundant birdlife is always an adventure

Susan Gough Henly

01, Mar, 2021 @2:43 AM

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