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Bendigo – A city built on gold

Bendigo – A city built on gold

In the heart of Victoria, Bendigo is the place to immerse yourself in gold rush heritage, local pottery, arts and surrounding wine country.

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Railway heritage of the Flinders Ranges

Railway heritage of the Flinders Ranges

The history of the railways in the Flinders Ranges is an important part of Australia’s rich cultural heritage.

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The Greater Blue Mountains celebrates a decade of World Heritage

The Greater Blue Mountains celebrates a decade of World Heritage

November 2010 marks the 10th Anniversary of the inscription of the Greater Blue Mountains on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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The legendary ‘Birdman of Atherton’

The legendary ‘Birdman of Atherton’

Mark ‘The Birdman’ Culleton is bringing his passion for wildlife to O’Reilly’s this Christmas with the famous ‘Birds of Prey’ show, along with his feathered friends including an amazing array of owls, falcons and eagles.

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Booderee: World class conservation of Cultural Heritage

Booderee: World class conservation of Cultural Heritage

Australia’s own Booderee National Park on the South Coast NSW took out a global responsible tourism award in London on 10 November 2010.

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Time stands still in the Daintree Rainforest

Time stands still in the Daintree Rainforest

So if you’ve ever wondered what the world looked like way back when, head to the Daintree Rainforest. You’d be an ‘Idiot’ to ‘Wait a While’ longer. It’s an Australian icon.

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Magic and history of Sydney’s iconic harbour islands

Magic and history of Sydney’s iconic harbour islands

The magic and history of Sydney’s iconic harbour islands will be showcased during a series of events celebrating nature and culture throughout October 2010.

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The glory of steam, Pansy, the Camden tram

The glory of steam, Pansy, the Camden tram

Are you interested in seeing the real deal? What is all the fuss about? Go and inspect the real Pansy: ‘the steam locomotive 2029 and a small composite multi-class carriage’. They are on display at the New South Wales Transport Museum at Thirlmere NSW.

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Painting The Rocks: the loss of Old Sydney

Painting The Rocks: the loss of Old Sydney

The first decades of the 20th century saw countless buildings from our colonial past torn down, this exhibition in Sydney places the 1902 artists’ paintings alongside the commissioned photography, inspection reports and remodelling plans.

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Heritage & Culture Tourism Awards: Greater Sydney NSW

Heritage & Culture Tourism Awards: Greater Sydney NSW

Winners of the 2010 Greater Sydney Tourism Awards for Heritage and Cultural tourism.

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Old Great North Road: World Heritage

Old Great North Road: World Heritage

The Old Great North Road in the Hawkesbury region NSW is the best surviving example of an intact convict-built road with massive structural works, which remains undisturbed by later development.

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Heritage walks around Sydney

Heritage walks around Sydney

There are plenty of city walking tours in Sydney on offer, and lots of opportunities to explore magnificent walking tracks free of crowds.

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