Stories: Western Australia

Audio: Talking Travel: There Are Strings Attached

Staff Writer

Three's company as Stephen Scourfield and Matt Layton are joined by luthier and musician Scott Wise. From Alaska to Kerala, the South West forests and the wandoo woodlands, Scott has collected woods such as Warren River cedar, silver gimlet and Sitka spruce and crafted them into his much-sought-after ukuleles. Scott and Stephen treat Matt to a Hawaiian song ahead of their February performance of There Are Strings Attached at the Perth Writers' Festival.       

Our World: Taste of farm life a moo-ving diversion

Gemma Nisbet

Couples and young families from Perth are keen to enjoy a farm experience little more than an hour’s drive from the city.

Audio: Talking Travel: Summer in Perth

Staff Writer

Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield tells Matt Layton why a holiday at home in Perth is such a delightful prospect.

Arrivals & Departures: Celebrate silver anniversary with a Quest

Gemma Nisbet

Kimberley Quest will mark 25 years of cruising WA’s North West next year, and to celebrate, it’s offering a special expanded expedition cruise in March.

The Travel Club Show : Six-star Mariner pays a visit to Fremantle

Grace Millimaci

The world’s first all-suite, all-balcony cruiser was in Western Australia for the day.

Arrivals & Departures: It's time to fall for the Kimberley

Gemma Nisbet

A cruise through the Buccaneer Archipelago, a scenic seaplane flight, a fast boat trip through Horizontal Falls and an Aboriginal cultural experience are all part of a new tourism experience in the Kimberley.

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