Destination guide – Lord Howe Island

It may not be another country; but at least you get to leave the mainland to visit Lord Howe Island. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed sanctuary…

Destination guide – Clarence Valley

A scenic river runs through it – and during the recent floods, overran it – but the Clarence Valley and its residents are nothing if…

Setting the baa high

Wilga Station is a 260-acre working sheep farm wedged between historic Bathurst and the rolling wine country of Orange. Its third-generation family owners recently opened…

That’s a paddlin’

It’s a year for exploring our own backyards and southern Tasmania is overflowing with adventure. We launch in from the hull of a guided kayak.

Destination guide – Huon Valley

The Huon Valley starts just 30 minutes south of Hobart and unspools all the way down to the island’s far south coast. The picturesque hamlets…

Dose of vitamin sea

Overseas holidays are still on hiatus, but Sydney’s spectacular Northern Beaches are back open for business. A staycation in this local paradise might be just…

Destination guide – South Coast

After a devastating bushfire season and border closures decimated the South Coast of NSW in 2020, communities are rebuilding and welcoming much-needed tourist dollars back….

Destination guide – Broken Hill

It’s a place of extremes – think furnace-like summer temperatures and near-zero winter nights – but what never changes year-round in the Silver City is…

Off-grid escape

It’s ironic that sometimes the best way to recharge is to unplug completely. We travel to Victoria’s Grampians National Park to discover whether the tiny…

Destination dining on the NSW south coast

Will travel for food: LSJ ventures to the NSW south coast for Rick Stein’s world-famous fish and a night at charming boutique hotel Bannisters by…