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    From historic landmarks and sustainable skyscrapers, to private homes and grand public spaces, Brisbane Open House provides ...

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    For more than 65 years the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has paid homage to some of the ...

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In The Road Ahead

Raising awareness of prostate cancer

September is International Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and this year men around the country are being encouraged to don their aprons and wield their tongs for the Big Aussie Barbie fundraising campaign. Prostate cancer claims the lives of more than 3000 Australian men annually. Early diagnosis and treatment often has positive results, however given most men experience few symptoms, many diagnoses are made when the disease is already advanced. Fortunately, Australian researchers have discovered a ...

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Meet the locals in Kilkivan

The town has about 400 residents and is the northern gateway to the South Burnett, Queensland’s largest wine region. Just two hours’ drive from Brisbane, Kilkivan invites visitors to explore lush parks and forests, mountainous landscapes and historical landmarks. The town was the site of Queensland’s first gold discovery in ... More

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Discover the Northern Rivers region

The Northern Rivers region of New South Wales stretches from the Clarence River to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border and out to the Great Dividing Range. The area showcases endless stretches of Pacific Coast beaches as well as lush countryside, rainforests and towering mountains. As the easternmost town in ... More

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Unwind in Batemans Bay

The coastline around Batemans Bay boasts an incomparable chain of beaches, sheltered coves, mangroves and oyster flats. This haven on the southern coast of New South Wales offers visitors many choices when it comes to unwinding in a tranquil environment. The Batemans Bay Marine Park is the place to head ... More

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Sightsee on the Border Range Loop Drive

The Border Range Loop Drive stretches 529km and offers impressive mountainous landscapes, plunging waterfalls and native wildlife. It links Brisbane to Tamborine Mountain, Ipswich and Warwick. For those seeking a mix of relaxation and adventure, you need go no further than Tamborine Mountain. The tranquil plateau is renowned for its ... More

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Take a trip to Taroom

Situated on the Dawson River, Taroom is a small rural town in the Queensland Shire of Banana – renowned for quality beef production, grain crops and forestry products. Home to a population of almost 900 residents, Taroom provides visitors with an extensive selection of outdoor activities, as well as a ... More

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Tips for unwinding before bed

Some people find it easier to fall asleep than others and for those who struggle, it can begin to affect their daily lives negatively by increasing stress and impacting health. To make sure you’re getting a good night’s sleep, try these tips for unwinding before bedtime: Switch off: Set yourself a deadline for turning off any electronic devices such as your phone, tablet, television or computer. These devices can often over-stimulate, so it’s best to ...

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