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Fascinating Fremantle - Fremantle in a Nutshell

In the grand old days of cruise liners, the western port city of Fremantle was a gateway to Australia. Many immigrants caught their first glimpse of their new home here.

Strahan - Raw Beauty on the Tassy West Coast

The World Heritage area that covers some 20 per cent of Tasmania is at it's most wild and beautiful on the island's West Coast. Here the thundering waves of the Southern Ocean and the uninhabited rocky shores meet each other head on, as unpredictable as the rapidly changing weather of the region. As it is largely uninhabited, a journey down the West Coast is like a trip through an age-old landscape, through ancient rainforest and past steep sided gorges.

Historical Port Arthur

Welcome to Port Arthur, a city where history seems to seep out of the walls and rise out of the floors of the ancient buildings. Initially a penal settlement, Port Arthur was largely built by the prison labour force. The convict heritage is ever present in this city, from the beautifully preserved buildings built by the prisoners to the masses of graves of the captive men and women. It is this rich heritage together with the beauty of the region that has made Port Arthur Tasmania's premier touri

Port Douglas - History of a Fishing Village

There is always time for a little reflection be it from the sun or sea or our interesting history..

Unique Sydney - The Delights of Darling Harbour

Just a stone's throw from downtown Sydney lies the historic port area of Darling Harbour. Now spruced up with shops, restaurants and museums, a visit here is a great day out offering marvelous insights into Sydney's maritime past.

Unique Sydney - The Delights of Darling Harbour

Just a stone's throw from downtown Sydney lies the historic port area of Darling Harbour. Now spruced up with shops, restaurants and museums, a visit here is a great day out offering marvelous insights into Sydney's maritime past.

ACT's Top Ten

Parliament House, Australia's political centre and Canberrra's most famous landmark, is a must see for all tourists to the capital city. Centrally located, its immaculately tended gardens are dotted with amazing architecture and famous artworks depictive of the political arena.

Convict Sites In Running For World Heritage

Media release from 30 January 2008 about world heritage nominations.

Caring For Our Country

The Federal Government will invest $2.25 billion over five years on a new program to restore the health of Australia’s environment and build on improved land management practices.

Barmah Punt recognised for State heritage significance

The Barmah Punt – the oldest surviving cable punt ferry used to cross the Murray River – has been added to the Victorian Heritage Register.

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