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Where Is Balingup?

Balingup lies along Western Australia's South Western Highway roughly equidistant from Perth, the state capital, and Albany on the southern coast.

Mt Cook, New Zealand

Mt Cook in New Zealand, known as Aoraki or Aorangi by the Maori, is the country's highest peak.

Peter Carey

Peter Carey plaque on Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay.

Pucka Magpie

A friendly Australasian magpie is captured in a photo by Helen South.

Australia's Capital Cities

While it’s easy to forget that Sydney is not the capital of Australia, here are the capital cities of Australia’s six states and two mainland territories.

Florence Falls

Florence Falls in the Northern Territory's Litchfield National Park is one of the more accessible falls within the park.

David Malouf

David Malouf, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney

Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle plaque on Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay

The Winners

Winners in the 2006 Australian Open at Melbourne Park from January 16 to 29.

Arnhem Land Australia

Arnhem Land, Australia, is Aboriginal homeland at the Australian Top End east of Darwin.

Sydney Theatre

Sydney Theatre provides a performance venue not only for the Sydney Theatre Company's own productions but also those from other theatre companies local, interstate or overseas.

Art Gallery of New South Wales

In Sydney's Domain east of Hyde Park is located Sydney's Art Gallery of New South Wales, a treasurehouse of various types of art in permanent and temporary collections.

The Wearing of the Green

Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the fest

Australia Handbook

Review of the Australia Handbook travel guide published by Moon Travel Handbooks

Sebel Resort Noosa

Sebel Resort Noosa, right on the main strip of Noosa Heads, is close to the main beach and Noosa River, with resort suites, ater-feature walkways and terraced gardens.

Cranbourne, Victoria

Less than 50 kilometres southeast of Melbourne, Cranbourne is the site of the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne and other local attractions.