"See it before it gets ruined" might be a tourist-trade cliché, but when it comes to our beaches, many are indeed on borrowed time.
Australia has more than 8200 islands, some with squeaky white sands, others wild and desolate. Craig Tansley selects holiday options fit for all.
Sleeping eight guests only, the Whitsundays' newest private island resort is open for business.
If you are ready to take a more adventurous approach to exploring our country these destinations are calling you.
Want to escape the crowds but be near a major city? The are five islands that you will almost have to yourself.
Prefer your island paradise to be palm-tree fringed and tropical, or windswept and wild? Take your pick from the island nation's own menu.
There's been a population boom among Phillip Island's most famous residents
You can fly direct from Sydney and Melbourne to the coastal region that will be boosted by half-price flights.
Tripadvisor has announced the winners of its annual Travellers' Choice Best of the Best Awards for Beaches 2021.
Australia hasn't felt so isolated from the rest of the world since the jet airliner was invented 70 years ago.
Unique wildlife experiences top most visitors' must-see lists, but the island is also a a gourmand's dream.
Time and tide dictate the course of each day on Lady Elliot, an island that is, in effect, a mothership to the surrounding ocean.