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My campsite in the Simpson Desert.

Overcoming the fear of travelling alone

 

We all get scared when we're about to do something new. After two solo outback adventures, I still get scared.

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6 days ago
(Travel)

Discussion of the week

Empty nesters, how did you celebrate winning your freedom back? Picture: Shutterstock.

Empty nesters, let's hear your stories

Alright all of you empty nesters, how did you celebrate your new-found freedom? Let's get a conversation started.

Community Property Relationships
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6 days ago
(Love & Relationships)

Your Memories

Gough Whitlam formally hands back land to the Gurindji people, pouring soil into the hands of elder Vince Lingiari.

Love or hate him, Gough changed your world

 

This is why Gough Whitlam -- a visonary politician and man of action -- was the most significant prime minister of my lifetime.

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3 days ago
(Nostalgia)

Your Stories

Pets have a positive impact on health and well being in retirement.

How pets are great for over-50s health

No matter whether you're a dog or a cat person, having a pet can have a positive impact on life in retirement.

Animals Fitness Health
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4 days ago
(Health & Beauty)

Your Rants

Myer - no Harrods.

Good riddance to Myer's CEO!

And there are plenty more who should follow him. Don't these obscene executive salaries make you furious?

Business Money
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3 days ago
(Money & Business)

Your Causes

Helping families in need at Christmas.

You're a generous bunch. Thankyou!

The results from our 2017 Christmas Appeal are in and we’re excited to say that it was our most successful appeal yet.

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10 days ago
(Kindness)

I am woman, watch me have adventures

Solo outback adventurer Kathleen Swinbourne explains why women need to face their fears, thrown off the shackles and start...

Outback Domestic Travel Hobbies
Originally from kathswinbourne.com.au (Kathleen Swinbourne)
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Over 1 year ago
(Travel)
Sure, the outback can be hard, but it's also a place of huge beauty, wildflowers and laughter.

The outback's not all toughness and danger

Women want to travel outback, by themselves or even with a girlfriend. I know, because they’ve told me.

Outback Domestic Travel
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Over 1 year ago
(Travel)

Tourists flock to WA to see flowers 'visible from space'

Western Australia is enjoying one of its best wildflower seasons ever, with tourists flocking to country areas to see flowers...

Outback Domestic Travel Photography
Originally from watoday.com.au
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(Travel)

Driving across the Simpson Desert

How to safely cross the world's largest sand dune desert.

Outback Domestic Travel Photography
Originally from traveller.com.au
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(Travel)

Hidden caravan travel costs and how to avoid them

Never blow the budget again! Our caravan experts reveal the true hidden travel costs and how to avoid them

Outback Domestic Travel Transport
Originally from candm.com.au
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About 1 year ago
(Travel)

Top five towing mistakes made by caravanners

Driving and training consultant Steve Cassano details the five biggest traps for nomads to avoid.

Outback Domestic Travel Transport
Originally from timetoroam.com.au
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(Travel)
Big Red in the Simpson Desert.

Driving through the Simpson Desert

I had my first lesson driving on sand today, so now I’m ready to tackle the Simpson Desert ... solo!

Outback Domestic Travel Transport
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10 months ago
(Travel)
Seriously, does it get much more romantic than this setting? Picture: Kathleen Swinbourne.

Top 10 romantic things we've done while camping

Looking for something romantic to do for a long weekend away? Try camping. Seriously!

Outback Domestic Travel Transport Photography
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10 months ago
(Travel)
Heading out in the wide open spaces.

Holiday planning - the new competitive sport

How long does it take you to plan a holiday? Do you plan everything, or just let it happen?

Outback Domestic Travel Photography
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9 months ago
(Travel)
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