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Exploring Australia’s forgotten Aboriginal rock art

Only a fraction of the country’s estimated 100,000 rock art sites have been documented, and as one traveller discovered, protection is patchy.
Read more… 14 December 2014

Sydney’s shore as you've never seen

Running until 10 November, a record 107 sculptures dot Australia’s epic Bondi to Bronte coastal walk. Our photographer went before the crowds arrived.
01 November 2013


Cycle through the stories of Sydney

Riding around the trendy inner-city suburbs offers a journey into the city’s industrial past and architectural present.
Read more… 16 August 2013

Coastal Sydney’s nautical icon

Mayan-inspired and Danish-designed, the Sydney Opera House’s unique history mirrors that of the city, settled by convicts two centuries ago and now Australia’s largest metropolis.
14 June 2013


Sculptures come to life in Sydney

Starting 11 April, more than 140 performers will become living sculptures in interactive displays by 13 leading contemporary artists, including Marina Abramovic and Damien Hirst.
Read more… 10 April 2013

Australia’s new cultural cathedrals

The country’s previously lackluster artistic infrastructure is starting to rival its world-renowned sporting infrastructure, with new venues rising up in unexpected corners.
Read more… 24 May 2012

A tour of Melbourne street art

Some of the world’s best street art can be found in the dark alleyways of Australia’s southern capital, among dumpsters and discarded cardboard boxes.
27 January 2012

The artful dodgers of Melbourne’s graffiti revolution

The Australian city has a love/hate relationship with the spray can, and is home to some of the most amazing street art in the world despite restrictive anti-graffiti laws.
Read more… 27 January 2012

Cinetastic Melbourne

Australia’s cultural capital is full of unique movie houses – watch a film on a city rooftop or step back in time at an Art Deco grand dame.
Read more… 24 January 2012

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