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NAIDOC Week 2015 Comes To An Australian City Near You!

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NAIDOC Week 2015 is nearly here, with people all across the country preparing themselves for a week of Indigenous themed festivities and cultural events. No matter where you are in Australia, NAIDOC Week is a unique celebration worth exploring and …

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Great Barrier Reef Not Added To UNESCO’s World Heritage “In Danger” List!

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The UN conservation agency, UNESCO, has finally announced its recommendation that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef not be added the World Heritage “in danger” list. Inclusion on the list, which protects critically damaged world heritage locations, has been highly criticised and …

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2015 Adelaide Fringe Festival Delivers $68.8 Million Boost To SA Economy!

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For those interested in the business of tourism, today’s big news came out of Adelaide. According to organisers of the famous Fringe festival, the event delivered a staggering $68.8 million worth of business to the state’s coffers! Festival chairman David …

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Australia’s Iconic ‘Dry Stone Walls’ To Be Heritage Listed?

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For those familiar with traveling through rural Australia, the dry stone wall is synonymous with frontier living. The hand-made walls, which were often constructed without the use of mortar, are frequently found on private properties and are a testament to …

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Trundle’s ABBA Festival Draws A Huge Crowd In 2015!

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The ABC’s Landline program offers viewers fascinating insights into rural life and culture in Australia. This week, the program reported on the positive impacts of a festival on a small NSW country town. Trundle, a tiny town with a population …

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Get Ready For The Pyrmont Festival 2015!

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One of inner-city Sydney’s best events is the little known Pyrmont Festival. The showcase of regional food and art will take place over a whopping ten days! The event offers an introduction to the wonder of Australia’s regional food production, …

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The 62nd Annual Sydney Film Festival Program Has Been Announced!

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The 62nd Annual Sydney Film Festival has once again been announced, with a program sure to dazzle and delight audiences of every distinction. This year, organisers have set out twelve days of cinematic treats covering everything from animation to horror. …

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‘Groovin the Moo’ Music Festival Inspires Tricky Accommodation Scam

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According to visitors attending the ‘Groovin the Moo’ music festival, several homes were falsely advertised as rental accommodation. Without the owners’ knowledge or permission, operators sought to defraud guests and cash in on the popular holiday destination. Local residents whose …

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The 2015 Sydney Writers’ Festival Comes Alive!

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Every year, the Sydney Writers’ Festival (or, SWF for short) engages audiences in a truly unique celebration of the written word. From the 18th to the 24th May, writers from around the world will wow audiences with challenging discussions and …

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The New South Wales North Coast Agricultural Show Circuit Begins!

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The New South Wales North Coast Agricultural Show Circuit has officially kicked off, with over twenty diverse agricultural shows taking place along the north coast of the state’s border! From Bulahdelah to the Queensland border, twenty three shows will dazzle …

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2015’s ‘Splendour In The Grass’ Line-Up Is Announced!

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Australia’s annual Splendour In The Grass Festival is one of the cultural highlights of the year. Internationally renowned for its unique line-ups and iconic setting, the festival recently announced the names of those acts that will be performing at the …

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The 2015 Oz Comic-Con Season Is Finally Here!

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Fans of ‘geek culture’ should prepare themselves, because the 2015 Oz Comic-Con season has begun! The pop-culture event brings together the best of the comic and film worlds, while also capturing everything in between. This week, the Adelaide event began, …

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Finding The Right Long Term Accommodation In Australia!

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Many Australian cities are bustling metropolitan spaces with plenty to offer visitors and long term guests. For new arrivals or visiting students, navigating the country’s complex rental market can be an eye opening experience. Competition is fierce and the prices …

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Sydney’s Vivid Festival Lineup Is Finally Announced!

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Each year, Sydney’s Vivid Festival wows audiences of every age and background imaginable. The festival is easily one of the cultural highlights of the year, offering locals and visitors the chance to engage with some of the most fascinating artists …

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Autumn Travels In New South Wales: The Best Places For An Off-Season Trip!

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As many travellers may already know, travelling Australia can be quite expensive. As  way of getting around this fact of life, many international travellers will often arrive in Australia during an off-season (not summer or in peak holiday periods). The …

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The 17th Annual Bago Grape Stomp!

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The Hastings Valley, in Northern New South Wales, hosts one of the state’s most charming events: the Bago Grape Stomp. At the seventeenth annual event, held this year at a winery near Wauchope, visitors and tourists are treated to a …

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Canberra Reflects On Nation’s Past With Prominent New Public Artwork!

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Canberra is a must-see Australian city. More than a simple political and social epicentre, Canberra is renowned for its wonderful cultural arts scene. From the ‘Skywhale’ to countless wonderful NGA exhibitions, Canberra is fast becoming a hot-spot for the arts …

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United Nations World Heritage Committee Considers Protecting The Great Barrier Reef

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One of Australia’s biggest tourism drawcards is the world renowned Great Barrier Reef. Every year, thousands of travellers make their way to the wondrous site, bringing in millions of dollars worth of revenues and bolstering the nation’s reputation as one …

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Sydney’s Best Live Entertainment Venues

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Whatever your tastes, Sydney is sure to satisfy you with a smorgasbord of enjoyable live entertainment options. With plenty of international visitors and stellar local performers, tourists and visitors should make the most of their time in the city and …

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Tips For The Perfect Australian Road Trip

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A road trip is about as Australian as it gets. The idea of seeing our great country by road is nothing new, but it is a great way to get off the beaten path and explore less travelled road. For …

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