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Inside Background
Australians speak easily to you in pubs and restaurants and enjoy a brew or a...
Last edited: March 21, 2016
The first inhabitants of Australia were the Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
Last edited: May 24, 2015
There are a  vast amount of books one can read to give you a picture of the...
Last edited: March 21, 2016
The official site of Australia's tourism board, Tourism Australia can be found...
Last edited: June 13, 2015
Contrary to what some might think, Australia isn't just a hot, dusty continent...
Last edited: September 28, 2016
Airports Across Australia This is a listing of the majority of airports across...
Last edited: May 31, 2016
Australian Government Antarctic Division The Antarctic division carries...
Last edited: January 09, 2014
For information about Anzac Day - courtesy of the Australian War Memorial...
Last edited: May 19, 2015
Here are a few links to other related Inside Topics: Inside Northern Territory...
Last edited: February 22, 2007
  Guide to Australia's Wildlife Parks and Zoos   For further information on...
Last edited: May 27, 2010
Guide to backpacker travel in Australia   Visas All visitors except holders of...
Last edited: August 18, 2016
Bareboating in The Whitsunday Islands self sail, skipper yourself or...
Last edited: November 26, 2015
  The Strand - Townsville Pallaranda Beach - Townsville    
Last edited: March 27, 2016
Here are a few links to information about this famous outback roadway and some...
Last edited: December 10, 2010
PLACES TO STAY  Brisbane is a relatively compact city compared with Sydney and...
Last edited: May 14, 2013
Canberra is the Capital of Australia and the seat of the Commonwealth...
Last edited: February 18, 2012
The great thing about Tripadvisor is sharing your knowledge and experience with...
Last edited: August 20, 2009
These Trip Reports below essentially represents a "collection" from various...
Last edited: March 09, 2011
Canberra, the capital of Australia, is about a 3 1/2 hour drive from Sydney or...
Last edited: January 21, 2016
The great thing about Tripadvisor is sharing your knowledge and experience with...
Last edited: August 10, 2016
Northern Territory's famous advertising slogan in the 1980s was "You will never...
Last edited: June 27, 2014
Queensland is a very popular destination for many travellers, and it's easy to...
Last edited: October 31, 2016
From Adelaide - a small friendly city which still maintains the facades of many...
Last edited: July 03, 2016
Australia's coast is so vast, but it is just one element of its natural...
Last edited: March 09, 2011
Tasmania is Australia's only island state.  On the map it looks small, but be...
Last edited: June 29, 2010
Victoria offers visitors so much  diversity, it's no wonder that it is a...
Last edited: January 22, 2016
An Overview  Western Australia has a huge land mass, some 2.5 million square...
Last edited: November 14, 2011
Here are a few links to information about "Diamonds". Use any search engine and...
Last edited: February 18, 2007
Here are a few useful Australian webpages:- Australian National Symbols...
Last edited: February 12, 2007
One of the most common TA Australia posts asks "What are the ‘must sees’ in...
Last edited: October 26, 2015
Here are a few links with information about fishing around Australia. Fishing...
Last edited: February 27, 2007
Here are the details about a number of Australian food guides Australian...
Last edited: December 10, 2010
Here is a link to an information site about the location of fossil discoveries...
Last edited: February 18, 2007
Here is a link to this heritage listed sand island. Fraser Island - World...
Last edited: February 15, 2007
Here is a link to a site with information about this ancient continent. Geology...
Last edited: February 18, 2007
Gold 
Here are a few links to information about gold and its discovery in Australia...
Last edited: February 21, 2007
Here are a few links to this famous beachside region of south east Queensland...
Last edited: April 30, 2013
Here are a few links to information sites about the great supercontinent...
Last edited: February 27, 2007
Sydney is a foodie's paradise. The most beautiful city on earth has been...
Last edited: June 13, 2010
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest reef system composed of over...
Last edited: September 17, 2013
A drive down the Coast Road..now known as " The Grand Pacific Drive " The...
Last edited: August 04, 2012
Here is a link to tourist information about this famous coastal road.  Great...
Last edited: February 15, 2007
Griffith located in the Riverina is a friendly city of 24,000 people offering a...
Last edited: August 20, 2014
Here is a link to the Australian Government site with information on health and...
Last edited: February 23, 2007
Hotel Terminology Hotels are an integral part of ones travels, and with the...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
Here is a link to an site with information about the oldest inhabitants of...
Last edited: October 14, 2015
Australia as the largest island in the world and the only nation which is a...
Last edited: June 07, 2016
When most people hear mention of Australia the first thing they think of is the...
Last edited: January 08, 2007
Jenolan Caves Blue Mtns Sydney NSW Here is a link to these caves within a three...
Last edited: April 22, 2007
Here is a link to tourist information about this famous park. Kakadu National...
Last edited: September 11, 2012
Here is a link to this famous gorge. Nitmiluk - Katherine Gorge
Last edited: February 15, 2007
Here are a few links to information sites about a special region of outback...
Last edited: December 24, 2015
Here are a few links to information sites about some of Australia's literary...
Last edited: September 26, 2013
Here is a link to some tourist information about a world heritage island off...
Last edited: January 16, 2014
Here are a few links to information about a famous horse race that takes place...
Last edited: January 16, 2014
If you are on a tight schedule the trip Melbourne to Sydney via the Hume...
Last edited: December 29, 2014
Here is a link to information about mining in Australia. Kalgoorlie Western...
Last edited: February 21, 2007
Here is a link to tourist information about the famous City of Blue Lakes...
Last edited: December 24, 2015
Here are a few links to this famous river. Discover Murray River Experience a...
Last edited: September 02, 2011
Here are a few links to various national museums located across Australia...
Last edited: October 02, 2013
Here are a few links to information sites about national parks across...
Last edited: February 25, 2007
If staying at motels in Toowoomba in the near future, you might be interested...
Last edited: December 14, 2015
Here is the link to a tourist information site for this famous island. Norfolk...
Last edited: February 23, 2007
Here are a few links to sites with information about the huge Nullarbor Plain...
Last edited: December 24, 2015
FAQs or TO DOs when you book with off airport rental companies. Most...
Last edited: September 08, 2016
Here are a few links to information about these precious stones found in...
Last edited: February 17, 2007
Here is a link to a site giving you an introduction to some well known outback...
Last edited: February 15, 2007
Here are a few links to information about the world of Pearls. About Pearls...
Last edited: February 18, 2007
Here are a few links to some pictures of some Australian iconic locations...
Last edited: June 02, 2007
P i c t o r i a l Australia     Photography by  Peter Emanuel   Australian...
Last edited: February 12, 2007
There are a few things to consider when planning your ski holiday and being...
Last edited: March 25, 2012
Public holidays are determined by each state, which allows holidays to be...
Last edited: June 07, 2016
Here is a link to the Qantas ( Aircraft )  Museum at Longreach in outback...
Last edited: February 16, 2007
Within Australia there are numerous once in a lifetime railway experiences...
Last edited: June 07, 2016
 AUSTRALIA has a well developed rental car market with 5 major global brands...
Last edited: October 19, 2016
Many Australian restaurants will permit you to bring your own liquor. As bottle...
Last edited: September 06, 2009
Here is the link to: Inside Queensland : Riversleigh Fossils
Last edited: March 03, 2007
Here is a link to the world famous outback medical service. RFDS - Royal Flying...
Last edited: February 20, 2007
Australians love a roadtrip and motoring in Australia is generally an easy and...
Last edited: January 25, 2014
Here are a few links to information about the owner of very many cattle...
Last edited: February 15, 2007
Here are a few links to tourist information about the famous Snowy mountains...
Last edited: October 02, 2013
This is a trip report about a 4 day/3 night trip to the SW. Hope you find it...
Last edited: January 24, 2013
Here are links to a number of  sites with information and pictures of the...
Last edited: February 15, 2007
Here are a few links to this famous annual Boxing Day yacht race. Sydney Hobart...
Last edited: February 15, 2007
Here is a link to the information site of the famous opera house. Sydney Opera...
Last edited: February 15, 2007
Sydney to Brisbane Coastal Drive.    Approx Driving Distances/ Time . 12 hrs...
Last edited: June 13, 2016
Batemans Bay,Sydney to Melbourne Coastal Route. This drive to Melbourne is one...
Last edited: October 02, 2016
Even for Aussies, the "proper" bbq method is an endangered species...A really...
Last edited: May 10, 2006
http://www.kidman...
Last edited: August 09, 2007
Regular questions are asked by visitors about how they can make a brief visit...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Ned Kelly was an Australian Bushranger (Outlaw) who with his gang, his brother...
Last edited: March 08, 2014
Railways The Ghan   operates multiple services each week going South / North...
Last edited: June 07, 2016
This is a collection of 35+ Apps covering many tourist regions and icons around...
Last edited: January 09, 2014
Here are a few links to some common travel magazines that are to be found in...
Last edited: March 15, 2007
Here is a link to a site with some advice about outback driving. Outback...
Last edited: February 15, 2007
Here are a few links to this famous location in central Australia. Uluru...
Last edited: December 24, 2015
Useful Websites for ALL Tourists / Visitors Australia Tourism Commission...
Last edited: January 31, 2016
Australian War Memorial, Anzac Parade, Canberra Here is a link to this very...
Last edited: February 16, 2007
Here is a link to a few pictures of the wildlife around Australia. Australia's...
Last edited: February 22, 2007
Here is the link to: Inside South Australia : Wilpena Pound
Last edited: February 21, 2007
Some areas of Australia can be a very cold. The areas in the south and in the...
Last edited: September 17, 2006
Here is a link to this famous region of Australia during the cold war. It was...
Last edited: February 19, 2007
Here is a link to National and World Heriatage sites in each state and...
Last edited: August 12, 2009
Inside Things to Do
Public transport - Translink - in Queensland is excellent. They have a scheme...
Last edited: March 27, 2016
When you ski Australia, the thing you have to keep in mind that these Alpine...
Last edited: August 15, 2015
"Ugg" is a generic name for a sheepskin boot. To discern whether you are buying...
Last edited: June 03, 2016
Inside For Foreign Visitors
The Australian Dollar The Australian currency is the Australian Dollar ($1...
Last edited: June 08, 2016
Passports and Visas All foreign visitors must have a valid passport to enter...
Last edited: October 28, 2016
In Australia, the emergency call number is 000 . This number is a free call...
Last edited: March 21, 2016
Please and thank you can always stand anyone in good stead.  Here are a few...
Last edited: May 24, 2015
0011 is the International Access (Dialing) Code from within Australia. 61 is...
Last edited: October 12, 2016
Like many aspects subject to globalis(z)ation, tipping for good service has...
Last edited: August 31, 2016
VisaWizard -the only official Australian government visa application website is...
Last edited: March 29, 2016
The seven Australian states have similar school holiday dates, but there is...
Last edited: February 05, 2012
Be prepared and know the slang so you won't look like a drongo.   Colloquial...
Last edited: June 03, 2016
  Courtesy of www.slsa.com.au  The first rule of beach safety is: Always swim...
Last edited: May 24, 2015
Canberra is the Capital of Australia and the seat of the Commonwealth...
Last edited: December 28, 2011
Customs is a very important part of protecting Australia from foreign pests...
Last edited: October 31, 2013
If you are a temporary overseas visiting driver and you hold a current overseas...
Last edited: May 30, 2016
Don't be scared, just be sensible and careful please! As a traveller, most...
Last edited: February 05, 2012
Train - Sydney to Melbourne Long distance train travel in Australia is largely...
Last edited: June 24, 2014
Most goods in Australia are subject to a 10% GST (goods & services tax...
Last edited: September 09, 2013
Here are a few excellent sources of useful safety information for the great...
Last edited: April 15, 2009
Forget about taking the overnight train trip (10/11 hours) from Sydney to...
Last edited: August 01, 2010
When looking for a more unusual getaway location, many people are looking to...
Last edited: September 23, 2015
The "Whereis" website provides online maps for most major cities & towns...
Last edited: February 10, 2007
Online Travel Agents are an integral part of many people's travels. Used...
Last edited: August 05, 2014
The purpose of this article is provide some insight into how the Online Travel...
Last edited: February 05, 2015
When bringing your appliances to Australia, you may need these 2 devices...
Last edited: May 16, 2015
It's hard to know where to start when self booking/planning a 2-week trip to...
Last edited: September 12, 2013
Telcos There are three mobile or cell phone networks in Australia operated by...
Last edited: October 20, 2016
  Australians drive on the left-hand side of the road and use the metric system...
Last edited: June 15, 2016
Traffic cameras enforce both red-light and speeding offences and improve safety...
Last edited: May 19, 2015
This is a collection of 35+ Apps covering many tourist regions and icons around...
Last edited: December 08, 2015
It's difficulty to imagine that anyone could write a Traveller Article on...
Last edited: February 28, 2016