Australia

World's biggest selfie to be taken in Australia

World's biggest selfie to be taken in Australia

Tourism Australia has come up with a new service for taking selfies in which the self is just one part of an epic widescreen landscape
Underwater discovery rivals Great Barrier Reef

Underwater discovery rivals Great Barrier Reef

An underwater camera captured the first images of a vibrant reef system off the coast of southern Australia
Video: Desperate whale approaches boaters

Video: Desperate whale approaches boaters

Caught on camera: Fishermen help a whale with a life-threatening plastic bag and fishing line stuck near its mouth
Beloved Australian attraction in danger of collapse

Beloved Australian attraction in danger of collapse

Park officials warn visitors to stay away from Sydney's Wedding Cake Rock formation as massive fractures appear
Baby koala won't leave mom during her surgery

Baby koala won't leave mom during her surgery

Phantom, a 6-month-old koala, wouldn't let go of his mother during her recent operation for a collapsed lung
Ridiculously buff kangaroo stalks Australian suburb

Ridiculously buff kangaroo stalks Australian suburb

The massive kangaroo, measuring over 6 feet 6 inches, was spotted by locals in a Brisbane community
Bioluminescence lights up Australia's shores

Bioluminescence lights up Australia's shores

The phenomenon is created by billions of marine organisms that are lighting up in the dark
Is this the world's most unique island?

Is this the world's most unique island?

Australia's Fraser Island has half of the world's rainwater lakes, its only tall rainforest that grows on sand and a road that can disappear with the tides
Antique ring lost in Bali, found on Facebook

Antique ring lost in Bali, found on Facebook

Australian woman finds a ring while snorkeling, uses Facebook to find owner
Why is there a koala sitting in first class?

Why is there a koala sitting in first class?

Australia is sending four furry envoys to Singapore as a gift to celebrate the city state's independence anniversary.
Naked art tours: Would you visit a gallery in the buff?

Naked art tours: Would you visit a gallery in the buff?

Uninhibited art fans will soon have a chance to take part in the National Gallery of Australia's first ever naked art tour
Stunning turnaround: Qantas is profitable again

Stunning turnaround: Qantas is profitable again

Following the worst annual loss in its history, Qantas is back in the black thanks to lower fuel costs and huge cost-cutting measures
Qantas cracks down on badly dressed lounge visitors

Qantas cracks down on badly dressed lounge visitors

The Aussie airline says customers may be refused lounge entry if they fail to meet the "smart casual" dress guidelines
12 most romantic isles in the South Pacific

12 most romantic isles in the South Pacific

There are more than 20,000 South Pacific islands. These beach-rimmed beauties stand out in stunning fashion
12 incredible UNESCO sites you've probably never heard of

12 incredible UNESCO sites you've probably never heard of

A number of UNESCO Heritage Sites remain unknown to a large percentage of travelers. Here are 12 world treasures you might not even know exist
And the world's safest city is...

And the world's safest city is...

Asian, European capitals dominate top of the list of safe cities according to a new study
Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

It's going to be a great year for foodies, with top restaurants exporting their brands to other countries while others open new ventures at home
Hush! There’s a secret bar inside this bar

Hush! There’s a secret bar inside this bar

Open the right door in Brisbane, Australia, and you might find yourself in another world
What's brewing? America wakes up to joys of the Flat White

What's brewing? America wakes up to joys of the Flat White

The Flat White is so good, Starbucks is going to serve it across the United States. But what is it?