Archive | February, 2010

The Old Melbourne Crime and Justice Experience wins the heritage and cultural tourism at Australian Awards

The Old Melbourne Crime and Justice Experience wins the heritage and cultural tourism at Australian Awards

Step back in time and walk the road to the gallows in a 19th century prison, be arrested in a modern-day Police Station or put yourself on trial in court.

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Batemans Bay History Walk

Batemans Bay History Walk

The Two Foot Tour CBD History Walk includes the Coal Bunker Wharf, Bridge, the Bridge Plaza, Bayview Hotel, Courthouse and Police residence. This heritage walk is available to download as a pdf.

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$1.7 million commitment for Launceston tramways heritage tourism hub proposal

$1.7 million commitment for Launceston tramways heritage tourism hub proposal

The Tasmanian Greens $1.7 million support package, for putting the Launceston Trams back on Track for the Launceston Tram Inveresk Heritage Tourism Hub proposal.

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Bundaberg Hatches Best Ever Turtle Season

Bundaberg Hatches Best Ever Turtle Season

Central Queensland’s Mon Repos beach has hatched the best turtle laying season in 28 years and it’s not too late to experience this natural wonder.

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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village Warrnambool

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village Warrnambool

Flagstaff Hill in Victoria holds the richest collection of Shipwreck artefacts in Australia. Taking visitors on a rich journey of discovery through an early Australian coastal fishing port.

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Annual Scottish Highland Gathering: Brigadoon

Annual Scottish Highland Gathering: Brigadoon

Australia’s premier Scottish Gathering – Brigadoon – will again weave its magic on April 17, at Bundanoon in the Southern Highlands of NSW. See the Highlander, one of the finest Scottish Celtic Rock Bands in Australia.

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Australia’s red centre

Australia’s red centre

Encompassing the World Heritage-listed red rock monolith of Uluru and the mysterious shapes of Kata Tjuta and Uluru, the traditional custodians of this land are the Anangu people.

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Up close and personal with Australian wildlife

Up close and personal with Australian wildlife

Nature was inspired when it created Australia. There are animals you’ll see nowhere else and plants that will amaze you. Australia is one of the most diverse countries on the planet, home to more than one million species of plants and animals, many of which are found nowhere else in the world.

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Australian National Aviation Museum

Australian National Aviation Museum

Located at Moorabbin Airport near Melbourne Victoria, contains the finest collection of Australian made and designed aircraft, with representative types covering the development of airtravel and military aviation in Australia.

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Diving attraction – the HMAS Canberra

Diving attraction – the HMAS Canberra

The ex-HMAS Canberra dive site has proved extremely popular proved very popular with divers. The site has been established specifically for diving and snorkelling and access is restricted to visitors participating in these activities only.

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Heritage Destinations Australia

Heritage Destinations Australia

There are plenty of undiscovered places that will convince you to look further afield as we discover Australia’s Heritage.

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Crossing Motel and Junee NSW

Crossing Motel and Junee NSW

Junee has a long and interesting history. It developed rapidly when the main railway line arrived in 1881, being halfway between Melbourne and Sydney. The wealth of the Junee is reflected in the many grand buildings still standing today.

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