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Melbourne is Australia’s most liveable city and I finally understand why | Anna Spargo-Ryan
Having lived in Victoria’s capital for 20 years, it took six lockdowns for me to fully realise what I love about this place

Anna Spargo-Ryan

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 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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‘Got your visa?’: Victoria’s coastal enclave of Rye is holding fast to its barefoot roots
Gentrification hasn’t reached this part of the Mornington Peninsula, where residents say ‘if you don’t play golf, surf or fish, you’re going to struggle’

Jenny Valentish

23, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Joy, liberation and good boots: a beginner’s guide to multi-day hiking in Australia
Setting off on your first big bushwalk can be intimidating but good planning (and the right gear) pays off

Alexis Buxton-Collins

05, Mar, 2022 @7:00 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 got a weird feeling that this dolphin was trying to tell me something’
Lifelong surfer Andrew McKenna has experienced his share of false alarms with fins – but he’d never seen a dolphin moving with such purpose

Andrew McKenna as told to Dani Wright

30, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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On the new Grampians Peaks Trail: ‘I have the landscape to myself for days at a time’
Walking the entirety of Victoria’s 160km trail is a serious undertaking. On tougher sections Alexis Buxton-Collins wonders whether he’s been foolhardy

Alexis Buxton-Collins

22, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘Steering is going to be a challenge’: a beginner’s guide to river tubing
Paddle in hand, Stephanie Convery rolls on an unexpected branch of the Yarra River

Stephanie Convery

15, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘You can learn almost instantly’: a beginner’s guide to standup paddleboarding
You’ve probably spotted Sup-ers swooshing along Australia’s waterways, even if you’ve never tried it. Cait Kelly discovers ‘valium in a water sport’

Cait Kelly

05, Jan, 2022 @4:30 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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Trekking the Great Ocean Walk: ‘Stand with no land mass between your sweaty skin and Antarctica’
Far less famous than its driving counterpart, this multi-day hike is no less rich for its relative obscurity – besides, you won’t spot carnivorous snails from a car

Kate Hennessy

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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A hassle-free alpine crossing: ‘Barely 1km in, I see wild brumbies in the distance’
There is a new way to tackle the Falls to Hotham Alpine crossing that sits somewhere between a fully guided hike and a completely DIY multi-day one

Melissa Davey

24, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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