The Outback, beaches, forests, wine country? Whichever direction you head, New South Wales serves up the best Australia has to offer.
The sky’s the limit in Victoria. The little wedge-shaped state on Australia’s southwest is packed chock-full with diverse experiences.
Larger-than-life Queensland defies definition. Just when you think you’ve got it pinned, Australia’s northeasterly state changes the game.
South Australia is truly the country’s cultural mover and shaker. From wine to coffee, comedy to world music, this state knows how to live it up.
Vast interiors, 12,000 kilometres of pristine coastline, easy-going cities and the Dreamtime - Western Australia is filled with roads to adventure.
Isolation and indulgence – Tasmania is truly a place where you can get away from it all while enjoying some of the freshest culture and cuisine.
The Australian Capital Territory may be geographically pint-sized by Aussie standards, but the home of the country’s capital packs a punch.
Being home to some of Australia’s most iconic imagery is a big responsibility, but the Northern Territory shoulders the load and shines.
There’s something about Sydney that hits you right in the heart. Few cities can quicken the pulse like Australia’s first and favourite.
The ghosts of Sydney’s colourful convict past reside happily between its iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
The laid-back town that became larger than life, Byron Bay defies definition. If it’s feel-good vibes you want, look no further.
Spy new styles in Surry Hills, Sydney’s inner-southern hub for art and fashion.
There’s something in the water in Newcastle. The city’s swimming beaches and ocean baths are nothing short of legendary.
Experience the village feel of Parramatta, an outer-western suburb of Sydney that has grown into a city in its own right.
With uncrowded beaches on the front doorstep and World Heritage-listed rainforest in the backyard, Coffs Harbour has location perfected.
Wine and dine your way around Woolloomooloo, Sydney’s dazzling harbourside neighbourhood.
Guarding the gateway to Sydney Harbour, Manly is every Sydneysider’s favourite place to play.
Port Macquarie has beaches, beaches, beaches. Seventeen of them, in fact. Swim, surf or enjoy sunrise views over the ocean.
Experience the wonders of Wollongong – the city is a trick of the eye. Stroll the streets and you’ll think you’re in a cosy coastal town.
The beachside ‘burb of Bondi is one of Sydney’s essentials.
Postcard perfect on Sydney’s southern coast, Cronulla Beach is one of the city’s best-kept secrets.
Style runs deep in Paddington, the inner-eastern hub for Sydney’s fashion-forward denizens.
With its intricate lacework of tiny beaches and pocket-sized coves, Mosman is a neighbourhood of Sydney’s Lower North Shore where you can truly get away from it all.
Foodies, grab your notebooks because the capital of the Riverina region is a diner’s delight.
From the maze of laneways that make up the city’s core to the wide streets fit for trams, Melbourne is a puzzle just waiting to be unpacked.
A maze of laneways and arcades unfolds before you in Melbourne CBD. Get a little lost – you never know what you’ll find.
There’s no better introduction to Melbourne than Southbank, the city’s riverside arts and dining precinct.
A gorgeous harbour with waterfront dining and jaw-dropping city skyline views… this might sound more like another popular Australian city, but surprise – it’s Melbourne!
From beaches to bagels, penguins to pub rock, St Kilda is a Melbourne neighbourhood that can match your every mood.
Historically the home of Melbourne’s well heeled, South Yarra is a neighbourhood known for its stylish society.
Pull up a seat in the street that taught Melbourne how to eat. La dolce vita lives on in Carlton, the city’s traditional Italian heartland.
This coastal city is a playground for all things aquatic.
The city of Geelong is Victoria’s second largest, but you won’t catch this bayside beauty in Melbourne’s shadow.
Whether you’ve made the relaxed village your destination or stumbled across it on your journey along the Great Ocean Road, Lorne will make you want to linger longer.
If your belly is rumbling, don’t go past Richmond. This corner of Melbourne can keep the fussiest of foodies satisfied.
Bendigo is a regional city with a twist. Its quaint old buildings aren’t faded icons of gold-rush glory – they’ve been brought careening into the 21st century.
Melbourne’s multicultural heart beats in Brunswick, where nations from around the world make their mark.
Picture-perfect Brighton has got the mix of leisure and style just right. High-end glamour meets coastal chill in this beachside suburb.
Glitzy, glamorous and effortlessly chic: Prahran has long been lauded as Melbourne’s fashion runway.
Built on the irresistible glitter of gold, Ballarat’s stately old buildings tell the story of the city.
Stock up at the Victoria Markets, explore the CBD or have a flutter at Flemington in this neighbourhood.
Once the home of whalers and timber cutters, today Apollo Bay is a haven for nature lovers, foodies and music buffs.
For mellow beaches, city views, salty history and crafty brews, set sail to Williamstown, Melbourne’s very first port.
When it comes to waterfront, Sorrento takes the prize. Check out bayside or ocean coastlines – Sorrento spoils you like that.
Want a glimpse into tomorrow’s trends? Spend a day exploring the buzzing streets of Fitzroy and you’ll be ahead of the curve.
Portsea sits astride the sheltered bay and surging ocean swell, perched on the tapered tip of the Mornington Peninsula.
Whether you’re banishing a hangover or re-energising after a workout, start the weekend right with an adventurous brunch and barista-brewed coffee.
Find out how a trend ticks in Collingwood, Melbourne’s inner-northern incubator for style. If there’s a flavour of the week, you’ll see it here first.
From lofty rainforests to endless beaches, thrilling theme parks to sparkling nightlife, come and discover why this is the coast that outshines them all.
Brisbane’s river, hillsides and sunshine provides the perfect stage for a glistening capital that’s fast giving its southern cousins a real run for their money.
Few places could live up to a name this bold, but Surfers Paradise is true to its title. This waterfront oasis is a magnet for lovers of sun, sea and surf.
It’s all about the great outdoors in Cairns. The coastal city holds the key to Tropical North Queensland; all you have to do is step outside.
Broadbeach is one to watch on the Gold Coast. Formerly regarded as the little sister to Surfers Paradise, Broadie is all grown up.
Port Douglas marks the spot where the rainforest meets the reef. Discover two World Heritage-listed treasures side by side in this coastal town in Tropical North Queensland.
Talk a walk through inner-city Spring Hill, where the ghosts of Brisbane’s convict days, welcoming pubs and sweeping views are never far away.
When it comes to Townsville, skip the taxi fare. This Northern Queensland hub is best experienced on foot.
Coolangatta is Queensland’s most southerly town and a portal to both the Gold Coast and northern New South Wales.
Relax resort-style in Palm Cove, a coastal community with its sights fixed firmly on the Coral Sea.
From houseboats to jet boats, humble fish ‘n’ chips to the finest dining, this northern stretch of Gold Coast perfection has it all.
Stretched across the southern banks of the Brisbane River, South Bank is Brisbane’s thriving cultural and festival hub.
If you were in Mooloolaba, you could reach the beach from your accommodation in the time it takes to finish reading this paragraph. Tempted yet?
From the rattle of morning Yum Cha trolleys to all-night dance floor beats, Fortitude Valley is the centre of round-the-clock action in Brisvegas.
Mermaid Beach is one of the Gold Coast’s most coveted seaside strips. Millionaires, not mermaids, reside in this beachfront locale.
Where trams and trolleybuses once clattered through transport depots, you’ll now find an eclectic collection of bars, boutiques and parks.
The ocean steals the show in Caloundra. The Sunshine Coast’s southernmost community faces a sublime sweep of Pacific shoreline.
With gorgeous river views on three sides, Kangaroo Point takes a clear lead for Brisbane’s prettiest neighbourhood.
Packaged up in a neat little parcel on the southern fringe of the Gold Coast, Burleigh Heads is a pleasure to unwrap.
Ever-modest Mackay is one of Queensland’s most down-to-earth destinations.
Touted as the Sunshine Coast’s cultural heartland, Maroochydore sure loves to entertain.
Hemmed on three sides by the lazy Brisbane River, New Farm has a cosy village feel and gorgeous water views.
Grab your beach towel and esky and make tracks to Redcliffe, the seaside suburb that’s been welcoming families and seafood lovers for generations.
While endless sunny days characterise Queensland’s east coast, Toowoomba likes to mix things up a little.
From the district’s well-heeled showbiz scene of the late 1890s to its current role as the city’s CBD, Southport knows how to do business.
Kick back beneath the coloured dunes of Rainbow Beach, one of Queensland’s favourite fishing and off-road destinations.
Drag yourself away from the beach and head to the hills, where fine wines, inspiring crafts, soaring forests and plunging waterfalls await.
Hervey Bay is a coastal city with beaches so beautiful even the whales have caught wind of them.
Spend a morning relaxing at the beach, shop all afternoon at Noosa’s boutiques and then put on a glam outfit for alfresco dining at one of the town’s varied restaurants.
The rolling hills and jumble of timber-and-tin homes give Paddington the feel of a picturesque village nestled near the high-rises of the CBD.
No longer just the “City of Churches”, Adelaide is now also one of Australia’s high temples to the good life.
Victor Harbor is a town perched on the edge of dizzying sea cliffs on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Delve into Mount Gambier’s caves and waters and discover the gem of South Australia’s Limestone Coast.
Taste the fruits of the sea in Port Lincoln, one of the country’s seafood heavyweights.
Drop anchor in historic Whyalla, the port town that’s launched a thousand ships.
Perth has a penchant for big things. The capital of Western Australia has got a well-earned rep for its big beaches and even bigger skies.
Looking for jaw-dropping sunsets and outback adventures you’ll carry with you forever? Make tracks to the pearl of Western Australia’s tropical north coast.
Fremantle is Perth’s straight-talking sidekick, a poky port city with an eclectic twist.
Busselton is Western Australia’s holiday heartland. The maker of many happy memories is an old-fashioned beach retreat with roots stretching back to the 1890s.
Bunbury is a cruisy portside city perched on a point overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Mandurah is where the magic of the Indian Ocean and WA’s forests and vineyards meet.
Hobart captures the imaginations of food, arts and nature lovers from all over the globe.
Standing grandly on the banks of the Tamar River, Launceston is a masterwork of architectural beauty.
Take it easy in Battery Point, where a maze of narrow laneways will reveal quaint cafés and galleries to intrepid wanderers.
Affectionately nicknamed the capital of the Derwent Valley, New Norfolk is an enchanting little township packed with history.
Bellerive’s old quarter on the eastern shores of the Derwent River is the perfect place to experience some of Hobart’s maritime history.
Ever easy on the eye, Canberra is a triumph of design. Australia’s capital city was laid out by expert architects and the proof is in the panorama.
Experience the local lifestyle in Canberra’s bold southern precinct, Kingston.
The future starts today in Acton, Canberra’s energetic central neighbourhood on Lake Burley Griffin’s northern banks.
The grassy rise of Capital Hill is Canberra’s crowning feature. The perfectly circular hilltop locale is the core from which the rest of the city radiates.
Home to the Prime Minister and foreign diplomats, when it comes to gracious living, the suburb of Deakin is right on the money.
The gateway to outback adventures and a laid-back state of mind that few other capitals can match - get ready for Darwin’s warm Top End embrace.
The heart of Australia’s Red Centre lies in Alice Springs. Scratch the surface of the Northern Territory’s red-dirt dominion because there’s another world to unveil.