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Uluru Camel Cup weekend a winner

Stephen Scourfield

Golden Nugget came flat-chat but fallumphing over the finishing line last Saturday to steal the Uluru Camel Cup back from last year’s winner, Tex...

Is this the death of the minibar?

Ronan O'Connell

The minibar could soon be absent from many hotels due to the digitisation of guest services being fast-tracked by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a hospitality expert.

Mane man Tom’s talents in train

Stephen Scourfield

Tom Curtain was horse training around south west WA, a bit down on his luck and, for the first time in his life, with his saddle and kit bag by his side, he stuck out his thumb to hitch hike.

Colonial history still alive and kicking

John Borthwick

The Rocks, once the haunt of “garrotters and delinquents”, are now reformed, refurbished and impeccably plumbed, writes JOHN BORTHWICK

Stomped by giant monsters

Ronan O'Connell

They've been stomped by giant monsters, swooped by flying superheroes, invaded by gun-wielding criminals and cursed by demons. But fortunately those grim events only occurred in movies, so these 10 film locations across Asia are still very attractive tourist destinations...

Melbourne exhibition makes an impression

William Yeoman

“‘Impressionism’ was the term seized upon by those seeking to describe all that was new in Australian painting in the late nineteenth century. It provoked both admiration and derision.”

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