Ten great indigenous cultural experiencesARTICLE

Ten great indigenous cultural experiences

TOPICS: Aboriginal culture Culture Australia's indigenous population, made up of both Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, is the world's most ancient, living culture. At least 40,000 years old, it continues to evolve, reflecting the lives and attitudes of indigenous people today.

There are many ways for you to experience this amazing culture — here are our top 10 suggestions.

1. Bangarra Dance Theatre
Take in a performance of contemporary indigenous dance. Bangarra Dance Theatre, based at The Wharf in...
What makes Uluru so special?ARTICLE

What makes Uluru so special?

TOPICS: Culture Eco and nature Uluru National Park Aboriginal culture Australia Northern Territory What makes Uluru so special? Sakshi Chait discovers that it is so much more than just 'a rock', and learns what it means to the original Australians and to all...
Australian arts in actionARTICLE

Australian arts in action

TOPICS: Culture Art Aboriginal culture Spots in Australia where talented artisans and craftspeople can be watched creating their precious products.
Australia's ArtlandsARTICLE

Australia's Artlands

TOPICS: Culture Art Aboriginal culture Newcastle Broken Hill Central Tilba Horsham Australia New South Wales Victoria While the big cities may hog the major exhibitions, there are some surprisingly arty outposts scattered across regional Australia.
Arnhem Land: dirt musicARTICLE

Arnhem Land: dirt music

TOPICS: Culture Queensland Aboriginal culture Arnhem Land Australia Northern Territory In Arnhem Land, where red dirt roads lead to sacred lands, indigenous musicians such as the Nabarlek Band are creating songs capable of crossing cultures.
Discovering the Bama WayARTICLE

Discovering the Bama Way

TOPICS: Queensland Aboriginal culture Far North Queensland Australia There is a perception in the travel business that Central Australia is the only place to experience Aboriginal culture....
Footy fever on the Tiwi IslandsARTICLE

Footy fever on the Tiwi Islands

TOPICS: Northern Territory Culture Sport Aboriginal culture Australia "First goal! First goal!" The chant builds. The 3000-strong crowd pushes towards the barriers around the Stanley...
On the trail of Aboriginal rock artARTICLE

On the trail of Aboriginal rock art

TOPICS: Culture Uluru National Park Kakadu National Park Aboriginal culture Cape York Peninsula Carnarvon National Park Australia Queensland Northern Territory The imprint of a hand, the skeletal outline of a man or, remarkably, a sailing ship on the sandstone wall of a cave is an awe-inspiring sight.
The rock people of the FlindersARTICLE

The rock people of the Flinders

TOPICS: Culture South Australia Aboriginal culture Flinders Ranges Australia From the front seat of a four-wheel drive van Cliff Coulthard, lead cultural interpreter at Iga Warta, his family's Aboriginal-owned and run cultural centre...
The Kuku Yalanji, QldARTICLE

The Kuku Yalanji, Qld

TOPICS: Queensland Daintree Aboriginal culture Mossman Australia See the Daintree region through the eyes of its original inhabitants — the Kuku Yalanji. From the forest to the sea, there's nothing like a bit of local...
A weekend away in the WhitsundaysA weekend away in the Whitsundays
Apr 23 2014 10:28AM
TigerAir has just introduced direct flights to Airlie Beach from Sydney – so not only are there cheap flights available, it only takes two and a half hours to get there for Sydney-siders – making it a great choice for a weekend away.
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