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Fresh produce and fine wine bundled together with magnificent mountain views: welcome to Bright, Victoria.
Whether you're a foodie, a wine lover or a history buff, there's much to see and do in this Victorian town.
It produces one of Australia's best chardonnays, but don't expect to show up here and get the tour - or even be able to buy a bottle.
Australia will have a domestic snow season in 2020, but it won't be normal and it won't start on time.
With domestic tourism hopefully close at hand, Michael Gebicki suggests planning ahead for a serene trip to the historic gold rush towns.
It serves regional, seasonal and Indigenous bush foods, and gets young Indigenous people from the Northern Territory workplace ready.
Not just for skiing, Victoria's north-eastern corner features scenic mountains and lakes perfect for hiking, cycling or scenic driving. Fuel up on locally produced food and there's also some great wineries.