Thousands of Millennials take a backpacking pilgrimage to Australia every year, a trend that is greatly benefiting the country’s agricultural industry

Backpacker tourism: Australia’s wandering workforce

Thousands of Millennials take a backpacking pilgrimage to Australia every year, a trend that is greatly benefiting the country’s agricultural industry

Ravaged by climate change, Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef is facing the worst crisis in its history. Without drastic action, we risk losing one of the most valuable ecosystems on our planet

Saving the Great Barrier Reef

Ravaged by climate change, Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef is facing the worst crisis in its history. Without drastic action, we risk losing one of the most valuable ecosystems on our planet

Mixing a thriving economy of finance, technology and tourism, Melbourne is not just a desirable place to live, it’s also Business Destinations’ Best Destination for MICE in Australia, 2011

The queen of Victoria

Mixing a thriving economy of finance, technology and tourism, Melbourne is not just a desirable place to live, it’s also Business Destinations’ Best Destination for MICE in Australia, 2011

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Australia has done an excellent job of nurturing a reputation for outdoors activities and spectacular scenery, but with more business travellers washing up on its sunny shores, Business destinations examines what can be found there – and how to get a good deal.

Worth the extra mileage

Australia has done an excellent job of nurturing a reputation for outdoors activities and spectacular scenery, but with more business travellers washing up on its sunny shores, Business destinations examines what can be found there – and how to get a good deal.

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Adelaide

Named for the German consort of King William IV, Adelaide is a refreshingly open city of wide public boulevards and lush greenery. The open spaces …

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Straight to the vine

Jane Anson visits the cities renowned for their vino, and finds some ideal venues for a business meeting, with a chance to sample the local produce thrown into the bargain

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Sydney

You don’t visit Sydney. You experience it. Passing through its slick layout and perfect weather without eyes glazing green is an impossibility; envy being the …

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Perth

Perth is one of the most isolated metropolitan areas on the planet – geographically, it’s closer to Singapore than Sydney and the nearest big city …

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Canberra

Good-looking, refined and spectacular in spring, Canberra was little more than an aboriginal meeting point at the turn of the century. It wasn’t the obvious …

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Brisbane

With a welcoming subtropical climate and a long strip of stunning, sandy and surprisingly clean beaches a stone’s throw from the city centre, its not …

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Alice Springs

You can walk for miles through the red, dusty outback without encountering a soul; and then there’s Alice Springs, once little more than a telegraph …

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Melbourne

The lumbering trams that crawl lazily along Victorian streets may momentarily trick you into believing you’re in 19th century London, but make no mistake; modern …

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Australia

Australia is a highly urbanised nation, with the majority of the population squeezed into a few cities clinging to the coast. Inside lies the Australian …

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Cairns

Founded in 1876, Cairns was originally established in order to export the gold that had been discovered west of the bay. The swamps and mangroves …

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