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Broken Hill

Renowned chef John Hart talks to us about how technology and food collide in the heart of the NSW Outback. “Technology in the kitchen is something I’m passionat…

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Broken Hill

An investment property turned into a labour of love, and now an historic guest accommodation in Broken Hill. In 2012, Paula Williams and Susanne Olsen bought a…

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Cobar

As curator at the Great Cobar Heritage Centre, Kay Stingemore is passionate about the past, present and future of this fascinating mining town. Kay approaches t…

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Dubbo

From outback cop to life on the city beat, Peter’s found a retirement plan that serves his love for motorbikes, country life and spinning a yarn. When Peter te…

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Wilcannia

An artist hailing from the Big Smoke, Justine has fallen in love with the outback town of Wilcannia and its people. You regularly hear about city folk leaving…

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Hay

Meet the meat connoisseur of Hay, Gary McRae from Macker's Meats. Gary ‘Macker’ McRae may be one of Australia’s only small-town butchers who is also a local cel…

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Hay

Experience art that's a little on the wild side with a trip to the Chris McClelland Gallery in Hay. Chris McClelland is an artist whose pencil drawings of wildl…

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Tamworth

The golden girl of Australian country music, this young Tamworth local has returned home to the town she loves.  It’s midday when I walk up the stately front st…

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Wellington

Two mates, a bike called Matilda and the road ahead of them: Karen Russell and Vic Slavensky show us what it means to grow old adventurously. For these two, slo…

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Wellington

Hermitage Hill’s new owners Nigel and Lynette Logue have managed some of the most prestigious hotels around the world. Now it’s time for “retirement”, they’re g…

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Trangie

For some people, retiring means taking a holiday and slowing down: not so for Deb and Andrew Cayzer. This energetic couple waved goodbye to their home, their ki…

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Wellington

With a love of all things historical, it’s no great leap to find Wellington craftsman Danny Hawke forging out a career in brass and iron bed restoration and liv…

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Warren

Some people are just naturally talented when it comes to creating something beautiful from nothing, and mere mortals can only admire and envy artists like Bruce…

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Dubbo

Having taken over the Quality Inn last year, Kerrieanne Nichols and Carolyn Rowe have big plans for their business. These two go-getters share a little about th…

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Broken Hill

Born and raised in Broken Hill, AFL player and captain of the Adelaide Crows Taylor “Tex” Walker is one of Outback NSW’s proudest exports. He gives Travel In th…