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Old cottage in a meadow near Burra, South AustraliaOld cottage near Burra, also known as the Midnight Oil House

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Sep 16, 2019

Australian climate - Weather Facts and Climate Zones in Australia

What's the Australian climate like? Where is the best place to go in Outback Australia? Australian weather info to plan your trip.

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Sep 15, 2019

Bushfires in Australia - Australian climate and bushfire facts

Bushfires in Australia are very common, thankfully, they don't always end in a catastrophe like the Black Saturday 2009

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Sep 13, 2019

Stuart Highway Facts - Explorer's Way from Adelaide to Alice Springs

A trip along Stuart Highway is an epic journey of more than 3000 kms across the Australian Outback. Find out about highlights and facilities along the route.

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Aug 12, 2019

Outback New South Wales - Facts & Top Attraction in NSW

Outback New South Wales is the best attraction in the state. Explore famous places like Silverton, Corner Country, Menindee Lakes and the Darling River

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Aug 04, 2019

Cameron Corner, Australia - Discover The Corner Country

Cameron Corner is a remote place in the Australian Outback where the borders of three Australian states meet, Queensland, South Australia and NSW.

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Jul 29, 2019

Outback South Australia Facts - famous tracks & rugged mountains

Outback South Australia offers many attractions to visitors. Travel famous Outback tracks, see huge salt lakes and ancient mountain ranges.

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Jul 20, 2019

Lake Gairdner National Park Facts & Pictures

Lake Gairdner National Park is a wilderness jewel in the Gawler Ranges. Enjoy stunning pictures and get the facts on how to visit the area.

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Jul 19, 2019

Gawler Ranges National Park - Rocky Wilderness in Outback SA

The Gawler Ranges National Park is a wildernes reserve in Outback South Australia. Explore stunning rock formations & historical places.

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Jul 19, 2019

Mount Ive Station - Visit a working sheep station in the Gawler Ranges

Mount Ive Station is a sheep station in the Gawler Ranges, that offers accommodation for visitors to explore this fantastic part of the Australian Outback.

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Jul 19, 2019

Gawler Ranges - Natural attractions in the South Australian Outback

The Gawler Ranges are a beautiful wildernes area in Outback South Australia. A perfect destination for 4 wheel drive adventures and exploring stunning nature.

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May 21, 2019

Lasseter Highway - The route to Uluru

The Lasseter Highway, named after gold prospector Lewis Harold Bell Lasseter, runs 244km to the west from Erldunda to Yulara and Uluru / Kata Tjuta National Park.

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May 19, 2019

Painted Desert Facts- Arckaringa Hills - South Australia

The painted desert is a highlight in Outback South Australia. Also known as the Arckaringa Hills, this stunning landscape has been built over 80 million years.

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May 15, 2019

Eastern Australian Outback Facts - A Guide To Magic Places

Australian Outback guide with facts and track descriptions for the Outback in South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland

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May 11, 2019

Australian snakes - facts you want to know about snakes in Australia

Australian snakes are known to be the most dangerous in the world. Treat them with respect, and they won't harm you.

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May 07, 2019

Kilcowera station - Explore a running cattle station

Kilcowera station is a huge cattle station located in south-west Queensland. Enjoy stunning landscapes, nature and Australian wildlife on your Queensland holidays

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Apr 27, 2019

Thargomindah Australia - visit the hub of Bulloo Shire

A trip to Thargomindah is another fine Queensland travel experience. See what this tiny town has in common with Paris and London.

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Apr 22, 2019

Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame Facts

Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre in Longreach is one of the highlights in Outback Queensland.

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Apr 21, 2019

Longreach Australia - The heart of Matilda country

Discover Longreach Australia, explore the spirit of the Australian Outback. Visit the Stockman Hall of Fame, explore the history of the region.

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Apr 21, 2019

Cloncurry Australia - Home of the first flying doctor service

Cloncurry Australia - discover the legends of Qantas and the flying doctors. Explore Outback history on your Queensland holidays.

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Apr 09, 2019

Winton Australia - where Waltzing Matilda and Qantas were born

Winton Australia - explore the spirit of Waltzing Matilda on your queensland holidays

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Apr 05, 2019

Boulia australia - Home of the Min Min Light

Boulia is home of the Min Min Light, the ancient myth that has never been solved. Travel to Queensland and discover the secrets of the spooky light.

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Apr 04, 2019

Windorah Australia - Channel Country & Cooper Creek in QLD

Windorah is right in the heart of Channel Country. Nature is stunning in this part of Outback Australia, it is an exciting area for your queensland holidays.

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Apr 02, 2019

Channel Country Facts - Drive the Diamantina Developmental Road

Discover the Channel Country while you travel along the Diamantina Developmental Road from Quilpie to Mount Isa

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Mar 30, 2019

Travel Queensland Outback - Discover the Matilda Highway

Travel Queensland, discover the diverse and stunning scenery along the Matilda Way

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Mar 26, 2019

Oodnadatta Track Travel Tips - Where to stay & get supplies

Oodnadatta Track Travel Tips - outback accommodation, outback tours, everything you need to know to plan your journey

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Mar 24, 2019

Oodnadatta Facts & the route to Marla

Oodnadatta to Marla - the last section starts in the town that gave the track its name, only 200 km, and you've finished the Oodnadatta track

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Mar 23, 2019

William Creek to Oodnadatta - continue on the Oodnadatta track

William Creek to Oodnadatta - See more relics of the old Ghan railway line along the Oodnadatta Track

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Mar 23, 2019

William Creek - a small town on Anna Creek station

William Creek is Outback South Australia's smallest town. It is on Anna Creek station, and a welcome stop on the Oodnadatta Track

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Mar 22, 2019

Marree to William Creek-explore the history of Outback South Australia

The trip from Marree to William Creek along the Oodnadatta Track is pure Australian Outback adventure

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Mar 20, 2019

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre Facts - Visit Australia's largest salt lake

Lake Eyre is a large, usually dry, salt lake in the South Australian Outback. Find useful travel and safety facts along with updates about Lake Eyre's current water level.

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Mar 18, 2019

Marree South Australia - Where the true Australian Outback begins

Marree is a fascinating tiny settlement on the edge of the Australian Outback - the place where the history of the inland began

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Mar 17, 2019

Road Conditions Oodnadatta Track - FAQ

Road conditions along the Oodnadatta Track can change quickly, it is essential to check weather reports and conditions before you go. Read reports from people who travelled the track.

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Mar 16, 2019

Oodnadatta Track Facts - A detailed travel guide from Marree to Marla

The Oodnadatta Track is the most historic track in Outback South Australia. The track follows an ancient trail used by Aborigines. Get inspired by the history and find info and facts to plan a safe journey.

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Mar 12, 2019

Beyond Birdsville - Eyre Developmental Road

The channel country beyond Birdsville is black stump country, forlorn places, shimmering mirages, a great way to experience the Australian Outback.

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Mar 08, 2019

Birdsville Races 2019 - Facts about a famous Outback event

The Birdsville races weekend is full of fun and excitement, watch a town of 100 swell to 6000 people, join the biggest party in the Australian Outback.

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Mar 08, 2019

Outback Travel Tips - Where to stay in the Australian Outback

Outback travel tips - where to stay in the Outback, info about where to buy food and fuel

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Mar 07, 2019

Birdsville Track Travel Tips - Where to stay & get supplies

Birdsville Track travel tips - facts about outback accommodation and everything you need to know to plan your journey along the legendary track

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Mar 06, 2019

Birdsville Track Photos - Outback picture gallery

Explore my Birdsville Track photos, a stunning Outback picture gallery that makes you want to go there

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Mar 05, 2019

Birdsville Track Facts - How to prepare a trip

The Birdsville Track is one of the icons in the eastern Australian Outback. Read about the history, highlights, track conditions and the Cooper Creek ferry status.

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Mar 02, 2019

Birdsville Australia - Facts about this isolated town in Queensland

Birdsville Australia is known for the famous races, dust storms and an unique hotel. Discover one of the remotest towns in the Australian Outback

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Feb 26, 2019

The Outback - a poem about life in Outback Australia

The Outback by Leighton B. Watts was selected as the official poem for the Year Of The Outback 2006

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Feb 26, 2019

Waltzing Matilda - Australia's inofficial national anthem

Waltzing Matilda is Australia's most sung anthem, it is Australian folklore

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Feb 24, 2019

Australian Facts - climate, population and other facts about Australia

Australian facts - the weather, time zones, size, and facts you always wanted to know

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Feb 23, 2019

Advance Australia Fair Lyrics - Australia's National Anthem

Advance Australia Fair has been Australia's national anthem since 1984, watch a good video and listen to the anthem

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