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Broken Hill

When the Silver City was discovered, life was brutal: water was scarce, the baking sun harsh, and the isolation absolute. Luckily for those early pioneers, the…

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Fingal Bay

Surrounded by National Park and across the road from a patrolled surfing beach, the 3.5 star Fingal Bay Holiday Park is still just 5 minutes from the heart of N…

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Broken Hill

The mosque is situated on the site of the former 'camel camp' where Afghan and Indian camel drivers loaded and unloaded their camel teams, from the earliest day…

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Broken Hill

In addition to its many claims to fame, Broken Hill is also home to one of the most successful family businesses in the region, made even more remarkable for th…

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Broken Hill

The Broken Hill Mosque is one of the most intriguing heritage sites in Broken Hill. Built in 1887, it’s now the only surviving mosque built by cameleers in Aust…

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Broken Hill

In the Outback there are many legends ... some of them, like the Afghan cameleers and the story of the Broken Hill Mosque, are true. The Broken Hill Mosque has…

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Broken Hill

The Broken Hill Mosque was the heart of the ‘Camel Camp’, the recreational and spiritual domain of the Afghan Cameleers, and a vital community hub for those who…

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VENUS BAY

Venus Bay is an ideal place to come for the keen fisher person offering jetty, boat and beach fishing. Fishing in the sheltered waters of the bay offers the ang…

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Famed bush poet Henry Lawson once wrote, “If you know Bourke, you know Australia.” This sentiment perfectly encapsulates the rugged and rustic appeal of this au…

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Pink Lakes, Victoria

Since discovering the vast beauty of Murray Sunset National Park (NP) – Victoria’s very own patch of mallee-dotted outback – on a trip last year, I’ve been itch…

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Maree

Once a perilous stock route, the Birdsville Track is a now a well-maintained yet secluded route. Australia owes much to the ancient waters running beneath her c…

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Bourke

The iconic Aussie saying 'the back of Bourke' originated at this historic river port town on the Darling River in outback NSW, 780km north west of Sydney, and w…

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Broken Hill

The landscape of Broken Hill has inspired artists – contemporary and historical – for tens of thousands of years.  The huge contrast between the openness, inten…

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Outback

It’s such a unique experience driving along a peaceful track that runs beside a railway line in the middle of nowhere. Being overtaken by a huge iron horse as i…

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Gulgong

Having lost none of its glittering charm from its early gold rush days, the sleepy town of Gulgong is well worth a visit. When gold miner Tom Saunders discover…