Australia’s Gold Coast has won the bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, which promises to be the largest international event to be held in Australia over the next decade.
UK independent tour operator Premier Holidays is launching its latest Australia and New Zealand brochure on 18 November 2011.
45 lucky competition winners, plus their companions from the high rating UK breakfast show Daybreak, have scaled to the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for an unforgettable welcome to Australia.
In 2005-06 the number of Australian working holiday visas granted to young people from the UK was 28,281. In 2009–10 this figure stood at 37,056. Young British people apply for and are granted more working holiday visas for Australia than citizens of any other country.
Australia’s Gold Coast will be hosting its first International Rules series football match at the Metricon Stadium on 4th November 2011.
Hahndorf Hill Winery, set in the heart of South Australia's Adelaide Hills, is becoming increasingly well known for its ChocoVino Experience which gives visitors the opportunity to sample the world's most luxurious chocolate matched to South Australia's very own fine wines.
Darwin has been named a ‘must visit city’ for 2012 in Lonely Planet’s annual Best in Travel publication, released on Friday (28th October). The decision was made based on the expertise of Lonely Planet’s authors, editors and travel community.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will be in Perth to open the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM) from 28th to 30th October.
With the Rugby World Cup coming to a close on 23rd October, now's the perfect time to explore the Land of the Long White Cloud without the crowds.
North Star Cruises, which has been operating in the southern hemisphere for 25 years, has released its 2012 cruise schedule which includes Southern Safari, a cruise from Adelaide to Ceduna, departing on 14th January.
Year-long sunshine, turquoise waters and surfing are just a few of what the Gold Coast has to offer. With family events planned throughout the year there has never been a better time to visit.
Skydive the Beach Melbourne has launched operations over historic St Kilda beach. Situated a short tram ride from the city centre on one of the most picturesque parts of the peninsula, St Kilda’s chic, independent ambience attracts local and international visitors alike.
Having completed the likes of the ‘Great North Swim’, ‘Big Scottish Swim’ or an icy ‘Dip in the Dales’, escape to sunnier climes and waters to take part in the inaugural ocean swim in the aqua marine waters off Heron Island, a coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef at the end of October.
Worldwide fishing enthusiasts are gearing up for another season of heavy tackle fishing off Lizard Island in Far North Queensland as they prepare for the 25th ‘Lizard Island Black Marlin Classic’ which will take place from 1 to 8 October 2011.
With GSCE and A Level results having come out just last week and the economy doing less than favourably, gap year holidays will once again be on the rise among both students and professionals.
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