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Cheaper flights and a swag of new tour resorts and hotel makeovers are helping lure travellers back to central Australia, writes Lee Atkinson.
The resources boom is driving the economy and now tourists are chasing a slice of the action, writes Sue Williams.
Penny Watson buckles up for a bird's-eye view of the outback during a tour in a small plane.
Lee Atkinson manages to stay one step ahead of the floodwaters on a road trip through outback NSW.
Lee Atkinson revels in the wacky ways of Lightning Ridge, where the stories get bigger with every beer.
Avoid a teen scene by discovering how generation next like to spend their time off, writes Fran Molloy.
Craig Tansley is drawn into a world of lucky strikes and madcap adventurers.