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New tours, a safari camp and a music legend in the Bungle Bungle range

New tours, a safari camp and a music legend in the Bungle Bungle range

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the discovery of the Bungle Bungle range - the distinctive beehive-like domes in Western Australia's Purnululu National park.

Sydney harbour and city transformed with light, music and ideas

Sydney harbour and city transformed with light, music and ideas

The 5th annual Vivid Sydney (24 May - 10 June) has officially opened with Sydney's iconic Opera House illuminated in a stunning 3D-mapped visual feast of colour, movement, and world-class lighting artistry by Australian creative innovators The Spinifex Group.

Emirates’ Airbus A380 to be launched to Brisbane and Auckland

Emirates’ Airbus A380 to be launched to Brisbane and Auckland

Brisbane is set to become Emirates’ third Australian destination to welcome the airline’s flagship Airbus A380, with the announcement that Emirates will operate the A380 on the Dubai to Brisbane and Auckland route from 1 October 2013.

Ashes to Alice for 2013

Ashes to Alice for 2013

England’s famous Barmy Army can support the England team at a new venue later this year when they take on the Chairman’s Tour XI in the iconic outback town of Alice Springs.

Simon says... start your Aussie adventure in the Red Centre

Simon says... start your Aussie adventure in the Red Centre

Fans of intrepid TV adventurer, Simon Reeve, will be glued to their sets at 9pm on Sunday 19 May for the first in his new series on BBC2, Australia. Visitors to this epic continent should follow Simon’s example and start their tour Down Under in the magnificent ‘Red Centre’.

Australia: the perfect destination for families

Australia has always been a great place for families to visit. Your kids will never forget the sights they’ll witness and the things they’ll experience in this truly unique and enthralling country, which boasts the most varied and diverse natural landscapes you’re guaranteed to see in just one trip.

Top ten activities in South Australia

Top ten activities in South Australia

South Australia offers a diverse range of activities, whether exploring the ocean depths for leafy sea dragons, sharks or shipwrecks or cycling and trekking through the Outback, there are plenty of options to choose from.

Be bowled over by South Australia during the Ashes tour

Be bowled over by South Australia during the Ashes tour

Widely regarded as the most picturesque Test Cricket ground in the world, the Adelaide Oval won’t be the only draw during the second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England in December 2013.

STA Travel partners with Best Jobs in the World Australia

STA Travel partners with Best Jobs in the World Australia

STA Travel, the world’s leading student and youth travel company, has teamed up with Tourism Australia on a global competition offering six awe-inspiring ‘Best Job in the World’ prizes including Lifestyle Photographer, Chief Funster, Wildlife Caretaker and Park Ranger.

The Best Job in the World is back

The Best Job in the World is back

Calling all eco-heroes and lovers of the great outdoors – if you look good in khaki and could talk the ear off an emu, you’ll be calling cooee over this Best Job in the World.

Rejuvenation of a major Australian destination

Rejuvenation of a major Australian destination

Ayers Rock Resort has undergone a complete revitalisation including a A$30 million refurbishment, the introduction of a comprehensive range of free daily Indigenous guest activities, a new premium under the Stars dining experience, a star gazing tour and much more.

Feast on the Best of Australia at qualia

Feast on the Best of Australia at qualia

The finest Australian cuisine in an unsurpassed setting is precisely what guests will experience at the 'Best of Australia at qualia' Great Barrier Feast event from 12-14 July 2013.

New to Sydney? Here are some great days out for you to explore

Sydney is certainly one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world, but if your time is short in this wonderful city, then you’re going to struggle to make a decision on what spectacular sights to see.

Sydney Mardi Gras: See the Emerald City at its most fabulous

Sydney Mardi Gras: See the Emerald City at its most fabulous

Over the last 35 years Sydney's iconic Mardi Gras parade has evolved from a march down Oxford Street, to one of Australia's largest festivals - a three-week long celebration across the city featuring epic parties, community events and of course, the world famous street parade which now features some 10,000 marchers.

Great Barrier Reef's Lizard Island helicopter scenic tours

Great Barrier Reef's Lizard Island helicopter scenic tours

Guests will now have the option to see Lizard Island and its surrounds in style following the decision to base two helicopters on arguably Australia’s most luxurious island resort.