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Stories

 
 

Stories

Our writers create stories for True BlueAllianceTogether We FlyOutback Mates and AusBiz. that make a difference to other people's lives. We don't do fluff and we aim to ensure that our stories have an impact — that they make our readers think about what they are doing and where they are going next. In our travel stories we focus on culture-filled road trips, inspiring weekend getaways and life-changing adventures. In our profiles we focus on people working in industries that make Australia's economy tick. Whether its philanthropy, charity, sport or technology that we're covering, or be it mining, agribusiness, finance or property that is our focus, our team creates stories that matter.


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ACCIDENTALLY ARCHIBALD

A last-minute decision by Sydney-based artist Stephanie Monteith to enter the lauded Archibald Prize paid off.


Australian Walking Holidays

From the Grampians’ rugged mountain peaks to the azure waters around the Bay of Fires, Australia is home to some of the world’s most epic and immersive walking holidays.


Stunning Shellharbour

Swim with sharks and traipse through untouched rainforest. Shellharbour, just 90 minutes from Sydney, is an adventure lover’s hidden gem. 


Cutting the Work Commute

With a growing number of Australians now working remotely, telecommuting is resulting in a rise in regional property prices.


Of the Sea

Tathra was ravaged by bushfires in March, however the places that make this place so appealing were thankfully left undamaged.


Two-Way Learning

In the remote Kimberley region the school day is underway, but class subjects - and the students taking them - are not what you might expect.


Top WA & NT Adventures

From a thrilling skydive over Rottnest Island to an exhilarating speedboat ride along the Kimberley’s Horizontal Falls, we round up the top adrenaline-pumping experiences across the NT and WA.  


A Fresh Start

Founded in 2012, HelloFresh Australia now delivers more than two million meals and recipes each month around the country. We chat to founder and CEO Tom Rutledge about the company’s growth. 


A Hive of Industry

Crucial pollinating machines and champions of the food chain, bees bring more to our tables than honey.


Wildlife Encounters

Here are some of the country’s finest wildlife destinations housing rare and endangered species, where you can learn how these conservation sanctuaries work to save them. 


The Wonder of Wood

Long after their construction, classic timber Halvorsens still have the glamour factor to turn heads.


The Art of Orange

The thriving regional city of Orange is renowned for its superb produce, its paddock-to-plate approach to dining and its enviable world-class wines.


Birthing a Business

Frustrated with the lack of choice for regional parents-to-be around their birthing options and prenatal education, Tamworth midwife Edwina Sharrock created birth beat, offering online courses across Australia.


Borne of the Land

Here we meet two of Warringarri Aboriginal Arts rising stars, to learn a little about how they continue to explore their country and their people through their art. 


Mine is Bigger than Yours

We look at the types of boats you need to transform yourself into the God of fishing.


The Grandest Finals

AFL and Rugby League are Australia’s winter religions — but that doesn’t mean every decider is a match made in heaven. Here’s the best.


Nothing for GRANTed

Calling Bathurst home, Chezzi and Grant Denyer are thankful to connect with their community by lending a helping hand to causes that support farming families doing it tough.


Picture of Health

Innovation continues to change the way healthcare is provided across Australia, but the delivery of new infrastructure is not without its challenges. 


Into the Green Cauldron

A getaway in the Tweed Valley offers just the right dose of relaxation, indulgence, nature and exploration.


How Great is Groote

In the remote far reaches of the Northern Territory, Groote Island is a journey through thousands of years of remarkable Aboriginal culture few tourists are lucky enough to traipse.


The Connected Chef

Meet eco warrior Simone Watts, Head Chef at Julaymba Restaurant at the Daintree Ecolodge.


Warrior at Heart

In one of the world’s most corrupt cities where child sexual abuse is rife, remarkable young Australian Genevieve de la Reux has made a commitment to rescuing and rehabilitating boys and girls through a foundation she set up in Nairobi all on her own.


Kasey Back to her Roots

Since the beginning of her four-decade singing career, there’s been a special album inside Kasey Chambers ready to come up for air. For this Aussie legend, it was simply a matter of when.

 
 

Chill Out in Melbourne

When the weather gets colder, this Southern city comes to life with sport, culture and live music.  


Top 12 WA beaches

Western Australia boasts a cool 12,000 kilometres of coastline, earning it more spectacular beaches than anywhere else in Australia. From the mainland to the islands, we list 12 of the best.  


10 for the Ages

Ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, we recap 10 of the wildest and most shocking moments ever to grace football’s greatest stage.


Uncanny X-Class

Mercedes-Benz has made a ute: the X250D. But why? Is it just a Navara in a posh coat?


Go Fish

Want to explore new waters and drop a line for some serious fishing action? Australia and New Zealand offer some of the best fishing spots in the world. Here are our tips on where to go and the best operators to hook up with. 


Into the Blue

Vanuatu is only a three-hour plane journey from Australia, and yet it feels completely off the grid. 


Boom and Bust

Housing values in mining towns have been on a precarious rise and fall trajectory in recent years after the commodities boom bottomed out. Now, the upward cycle has begun. 


Not Their First Rodeo

Meet some of the colourful characters that make Queensland’s Mount Isa Rodeo such an entertaining and thrilling spectacle.


 
 

Blue Mountains Confessions

There’s no need to feel guilty about a luxurious, romantic getaway filled with endless indulgence when you have a confessional booth on hand.


No Offence Meant

Yep, The Book Of Mormon is politically incorrect. Shockingly so. Offence is up for grabs. In fact, there’s something for everyone to get their knickers in a knot over. 


Arresting Art

Artist Fintan Magee transforms vacant city corners into striking murals, sharing his ideas, sparking conversations and bringing beauty
to passers-by..