Water world ... guests at McMillans of Metung can moor their boats at the resort's private marina.

Boardwalk empire

In Gippsland, Jane Reddy dips her toe into Australia's largest network of inland waterways.

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Open house ... Boroka Downs.

Stay the night

David Reyne finds some cosy lodgings, from coastal getaways with open fires to inner-city Italian chic.

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Trousers Point Tasmania

Ten top Aussie destinations you've never heard of

Just when you thought you'd seen it all, Lee Atkinson shares her discovery of 10 places, from Tasmania to the Torres Strait and well beyond Bourke, that are worth getting back on the road for.

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Steam driven ... the PS Curlip II cruises the Snowy and Brodribb rivers

Down by the river

Sue Wallace visits a town where the pace is gentle and the fishing is 'easy'.

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