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This blog is dedicated to inform and inspire you on all things to do with Australia. Actually we write posts on anything that’s of interest in the South Pacific (our home) DownsideUP was started to inspire you to visit us DownUnder.  

tropical far north
sali smith
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Salli Smith

Who here has every looked at the map of Australia and thought “I don’t even know where to begin”. Well friends, I am here today to help narrow down your search and tell you about all of the beautiful things that you can do in Tropical North Queensland. 

sali smith
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Salli Smith

australian Travel
Brent Narbey
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Brent Narbey
We understand that you want something to look forward to without adding any extra uncertainty into the 2020 mix so we have extended our service with a Flexibility Promise which means that you can book with confidence.
Brent Narbey
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Brent Narbey

blender lane
Chrissy Sun
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Chrissy Sun
Melbourne, one of my favourite cities, it is a city full of art, theatre, culture, beaches, gardens and fabulous eateries. Its grid-like city centre is easy to navigate, and the free historic tram allows you to put your feet up if you need a rest after exploring, shopping, or just looking around the city, taking in some of the modern architecture or historical buildings and churches.
Chrissy Sun
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Chrissy Sun

Adern
Elizabeth Marshall
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Elizabeth Marshall

Australia – Stage One
On Friday, 08 May 2020 the federal government announced a three-stage plan to re-open Australia with the goal of reaching stage three by July.

This has followed the great success of the lockdowns imposed by all states working together to achieve the goal to contain the virus at large. Australia has had several days where there have been a low number of new cases to report despite having some of the best testing numbers in the world.

Elizabeth Marshall
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Elizabeth Marshall

Kangaroo Australia
Irma Vuckovic
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Irma Vuckovic
A visit to Australia is not complete without spotting some adorable kangaroos gracefully bounding around. The good news is, these fascinating creatures are plentiful everywhere from national parks, sanctuaries and zoos to beaches and golf courses. We’ve listed the most beautiful places for kangaroo viewings no matter what part of the country you’re travelling to.
Irma Vuckovic
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Irma Vuckovic

View of the Great Ocean Road
David Mckenzie
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David Mckenzie
A winding wonderland of craggy cliffs, breathtaking bays and gorgeous beaches, the Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s best attractions. If you’re looking for everything you need to know about visiting the Great Ocean Road, then you’ve found it.
David Mckenzie
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David Mckenzie

Australian wine map
David Mckenzie
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David Mckenzie
Australian wine is famous around the world, and rightly so. But how do you choose a wine region or vineyard to visit? There's a staggering array of choices, from family-friendly wineries to romantic getaway spots... and we're here to help you navigate them all.
David Mckenzie
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David Mckenzie

Colour
Irma Vuckovic
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Irma Vuckovic
All you need to know about the fascinating Koala, including the best places to spot them during your Australian vacation, in sanctuaries or in the wild. Don't miss your chance to glimpse these eucalyptus-loving, furry Aussie icons while you're here.
Irma Vuckovic
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Irma Vuckovic

Snif
David Mckenzie
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David Mckenzie
Get the lowdown on travelling to Australia with your medication, from Epi pens to antidepressants and more. Don't be daunted by the thought of clearing security: Australia has a Traveller's Exemption which allows you to bring most types of medication with you. Let us put your mind at ease.
David Mckenzie
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David Mckenzie

Australian Camper
Irma Vuckovic
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Irma Vuckovic
Campervanning holidays offer a flexible, independent way to see authentic Australia. Here's the lowdown on vehicle hire, campervan driving tips and much more.
Irma Vuckovic
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Irma Vuckovic

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