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Inside Background
Australians speak easily to you in pubs and restaurants and enjoy a brew or a...
Last edited: 08 October 2010
The first inhabitants of Australia were the Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
Last edited: 22 June 2010
There are a  vast amount of books one can read to give you a picture of the...
Last edited: 05 July 2013
The official site of Australia's tourism board, Tourism Australia can be found...
Last edited: 16 November 2012
Contrary to what some might think, Australia isn't just a hot, dusty continent...
Last edited: 14 August 2012
Airports Across Australia Here is the link to:   World Airport Codes : AU...
Last edited: 15 July 2010
Australian Government Antarctic Division The Antarctic division carries...
Last edited: 09 January 2014
For information about Anzac Day - courtsey of Australian War Memorial. What is...
Last edited: 09 March 2011
Here are a few links to other related Inside Topics: Inside Northern Territory...
Last edited: 22 February 2007
  Guide to Australia's Wildlife Parks and Zoos   For further information on...
Last edited: 27 May 2010
Guide to backpacker travel in Australia   Visas All visitors except holders of...
Last edited: 28 February 2013
  . The Strand - Townsville Pallaranda Beach - Townsville    
Last edited: 07 July 2010
Here are a few links to information about this famous outback roadway and some...
Last edited: 10 December 2010
PLACES TO STAY  Brisbane is a relatively compact city compared with Sydney and...
Last edited: 14 May 2013
Canberra is the Capital of Australia and the seat of the Commonwealth...
Last edited: 18 February 2012
The great thing about Tripadvisor is sharing your knowledge and experience with...
Last edited: 20 August 2009
These Trip Reports below essentially represents a "collection" from various...
Last edited: 09 March 2011
Canberra, the capital of Australia, is about a 3 1/2 hour drive from Sydney or...
Last edited: 05 September 2009
The great thing about Tripadvisor is sharing your knowledge and experience with...
Last edited: 25 July 2014
Northern Territory's famous advertising slogan in the 1980s was "You will never...
Last edited: 27 June 2014
Queensland is a very popular destination for many travellers, and it's easy to...
Last edited: 08 July 2012
From Adelaide - a small friendly city which still maintains the facades of many...
Last edited: 24 January 2012
Australia's coast is so vast, but it is just one element of its natural...
Last edited: 09 March 2011
Tasmania is Australia's only island state.  On the map it looks small, but be...
Last edited: 29 June 2010
Victoria offers visitors so much  diversity, it's no wonder that it is a...
Last edited: 05 October 2009
An Overview  Western Australia has a huge land mass, some 2.5 million square...
Last edited: 14 November 2011
Here are a few links to information about "Diamonds". Use any search engine and...
Last edited: 18 February 2007
Here are a few useful Australian webpages:- Australian National Symbols...
Last edited: 12 February 2007
One of the most common TA Australia posts asks "What are the ‘must sees’ in...
Last edited: 23 August 2011
Here are a few links with information about fishing around Australia. Fishing...
Last edited: 27 February 2007
Here are the details about a number of Australian food guides Australian...
Last edited: 10 December 2010
Here is a link to an information site about the location of fossil discoveries...
Last edited: 18 February 2007
Here is a link to this heritage listed sand island. Fraser Island - World...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Here is a link to a site with information about this ancient continent. Geology...
Last edited: 18 February 2007
Gold 
Here are a few links to information about gold and its discovery in Australia...
Last edited: 21 February 2007
Here are a few links to this famous beachside region of south east Queensland...
Last edited: 30 April 2013
Here are a few links to information sites about the great supercontinent...
Last edited: 27 February 2007
Sydney is a foodie's paradise. The most beautiful city on earth has been...
Last edited: 13 June 2010
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest reef system composed of over...
Last edited: 17 September 2013
A drive down the Coast Road..now known as " The Grand Pacific Drive " The...
Last edited: 04 August 2012
Here is a link to tourist information about this famous coastal road.  Great...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Griffith located in the Riverina is a friendly city of 24,000 people offering a...
Last edited: 20 August 2014
Here is a link to the Australian Government site with information on health and...
Last edited: 23 February 2007
Hotel Terminology Hotels are an integral part of ones travels, and with the...
Last edited: 12 August 2014
 The Indigenous people lived in Australia, for at least 40,000 – 45,000 years...
Last edited: 27 February 2007
Australia is comparable in size with continental USA, but lacks the road and...
Last edited: 31 December 2012
When most people hear mention of Australia the first thing they think of is the...
Last edited: 08 January 2007
Jenolan Caves Blue Mtns Sydney NSW Here is a link to these caves within a three...
Last edited: 22 April 2007
Here is a link to tourist information about this famous park. Kakadu National...
Last edited: 11 September 2012
Here is a link to this famous gorge. Nitmiluk - Katherine Gorge
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Here are a few links to information sites about a special region of outback...
Last edited: 16 January 2014
Here are a few links to information sites about some of Australia's literary...
Last edited: 26 September 2013
Here is a link to some tourist information about a world heritage island off...
Last edited: 16 January 2014
Here are a few links to information about a famous horse race that takes place...
Last edited: 16 January 2014
If you are on a tight schedule the trip Melbourne to Sydney via the Hume...
Last edited: 15 September 2013
Here is a link to information about mining in Australia. Kalgoorlie Western...
Last edited: 21 February 2007
Here is a link to tourist information about the famous City of Blue Lakes...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Here are a few links to this famous river. Discover Murray River Experience a...
Last edited: 02 September 2011
Here are a few links to various national museums located across Australia...
Last edited: 02 October 2013
Here are a few links to information sites about national parks across...
Last edited: 25 February 2007
Here is the link to a tourist information site for this famous island. Norfolk...
Last edited: 23 February 2007
Here are a few links to sites with information about the huge Nullarbor Plain...
Last edited: 21 February 2007
Here are a few links to information about these precious stones found in...
Last edited: 17 February 2007
Here is a link to a site giving you an introduction to some well known outback...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Here are a few links to information about the world of Pearls. About Pearls...
Last edited: 18 February 2007
Here are a few links to some pictures of some Australian iconic locations...
Last edited: 02 June 2007
P i c t o r i a l Australia     Photography by  Peter Emanuel   Australian...
Last edited: 12 February 2007
There are a few things to consider when planning your ski holiday and being...
Last edited: 25 March 2012
Here is a listing of the various public holidays celebrated across Australia...
Last edited: 23 February 2007
Here is a link to the Qantas ( Aircraft )  Museum at Longreach in outback...
Last edited: 16 February 2007
Australia is a big country, and the locals tend to prefer air travel for long...
Last edited: 06 September 2014
TIPS FOR RENTAL VEHICLES IN AUSTRALIA A number of threads have been posted in...
Last edited: 15 January 2012
Many Australian restaurants will permit you to bring your own liquor. As bottle...
Last edited: 06 September 2009
Here is the link to: Inside Queensland : Riversleigh Fossils
Last edited: 03 March 2007
Here is a link to the world famous outback medical service. RFDS - Royal Flying...
Last edited: 20 February 2007
Australians love a roadtrip and motoring in Australia is generally an easy and...
Last edited: 25 January 2014
Here are a few links to information about the owner of very many cattle...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Here are a few links to tourist information about the famous Snowy mountains...
Last edited: 02 October 2013
Here are links to a number of  sites with information and pictures of the...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Here are a few links to this famous annual Boxing Day yacht race. Sydney Hobart...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Here is a link to the information site of the famous opera house. Sydney Opera...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Sydney to Brisbane Coastal Drive.    Approx Driving Distances/ Time . 12 hrs...
Last edited: 01 November 2013
Batemans Bay,Sydney to Melbourne Coastal Route. This drive to Melbourne is one...
Last edited: 20 August 2013
Even for Aussies, the "proper" bbq method is an endangered species...A really...
Last edited: 10 May 2006
http://www.kidman...
Last edited: 09 August 2007
Regular questions are asked by visitors about how they can make a brief visit...
Last edited: 11 December 2012
Ned Kelly was an Australian Bushranger (Outlaw) who with his gang, his brother...
Last edited: 08 March 2014
Here is a link to information about the railway line across Australia...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Airlines Australian Airlines    Jetstar Airline     Pacific Blue     Qantas...
Last edited: 31 December 2006
This is a collection of 35+ Apps covering many tourist regions and icons around...
Last edited: 09 January 2014
Here are a few links to some common travel magazines that are to be found in...
Last edited: 15 March 2007
Here is a link to a site with some advice about outback driving. Outback...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Here are a few links to this famous location in central Australia. Uluru...
Last edited: 15 February 2007
Useful Websites for ALL Tourists / Visitors Australia Tourism Commission...
Last edited: 09 January 2014
Australian War Memorial, Anzac Parade, Canberra Here is a link to this very...
Last edited: 16 February 2007
Here is a link to a few pictures of the wildlife around Australia. Australia's...
Last edited: 22 February 2007
Here is the link to: Inside South Australia : Wilpena Pound
Last edited: 21 February 2007
Some areas of Australia can be a very cold. The areas in the south and in the...
Last edited: 17 September 2006
Here is a link to this famous region of Australia during the cold war. It was...
Last edited: 19 February 2007
Here is a link to National and World Heriatage sites in each state and...
Last edited: 12 August 2009
Inside Things to Do
Public transport - Translink - in Queensland is excellent. They have a scheme...
Last edited: 16 November 2011
When you ski Australia, the thing you have to keep in mind that these Alpine...
Last edited: 13 August 2013
"Ugg" is a generic name for a sheepskin boot. To discern whether you are buying...
Last edited: 24 April 2013
Inside For Foreign Visitors
The Australian Dollar The Australian currency is the Australian Dollar ($1...
Last edited: 25 January 2014
Passports and Visas All foreign visitors must have a valid passport to enter...
Last edited: 16 July 2014
In Australia, the emergency call number is 000 . This number is a free call...
Last edited: 01 June 2006
Please and thank you can always stand anyone in good stead.  Here are a few...
Last edited: 21 June 2014
0011 is the International Access (Dialing) Code from within Australia. 61 is...
Last edited: 27 January 2014
There are usually no mandatory gratuities or built in restaurant service...
Last edited: 28 June 2014
VisaWizard -the only official Australian government visa application website is...
Last edited: 09 April 2011
The seven Australian states have similar school holiday dates, but there is...
Last edited: 05 February 2012
Be prepared and know the slang so you won't look like a drongo.   Colloquial...
Last edited: 22 August 2011
  Courtesy of www.slsa.com.au  The first rule of beach safety is: Always swim...
Last edited: 09 March 2011
Canberra is the Capital of Australia and the seat of the Commonwealth...
Last edited: 28 December 2011
Customs is a very important part of protecting Australia from foreign pests...
Last edited: 31 October 2013
If you are a temporary overseas visiting driver and you hold a current overseas...
Last edited: 07 November 2012
Don't be scared, just be sensible and careful please! As a traveller, most...
Last edited: 05 February 2012
Train - Sydney to Melbourne Long distance train travel in Australia is largely...
Last edited: 24 June 2014
Most goods in Australia are subject to a 10% GST (goods & services tax...
Last edited: 09 September 2013
Here are a few excellent sources of useful safety information for the great...
Last edited: 15 April 2009
Forget about taking the overnight train trip (10/11 hours) from Sydney to...
Last edited: 01 August 2010
The "Whereis" website provides online maps for most major cities & towns...
Last edited: 10 February 2007
Online Travel Agents are an integral part of many people's travels. Used...
Last edited: 05 August 2014
The purpose of this article is provide some insight into how the Online Travel...
Last edited: 28 August 2014
When bringing your appliances to Australia, you may need these 2 devices...
Last edited: 21 February 2014
It's hard to know where to start when self booking/planning a 2-week trip to...
Last edited: 12 September 2013
Telcos There are three mobile or cell phone networks in Australia operated by...
Last edited: 30 July 2014
    Australians drive on the left-hand side of the road and use the metric...
Last edited: 08 April 2013
Traffic cameras enforce both red-light and speeding offences and improve safety...
Last edited: 02 January 2013
This is a collection of 35+ Apps covering many tourist regions and icons around...
Last edited: 09 January 2014