Australia

'Avant gardens': When art, design and a whole load of plants collide

'Avant gardens': When art, design and a whole load of plants collide

Traditional ideas about gardens are being replaced by a more sculpture-like approach -- and with fantastic results
Gallery: Vivid Sydney 2012 in full effect

Gallery: Vivid Sydney 2012 in full effect

Sydney's futuristic sound and music extravaganza embarks on another spectacularly illuminating run
Why Sydney Harbour's Island Bar is not a hot spot

Why Sydney Harbour's Island Bar is not a hot spot

But the floating cocktail lounge is the harbor city's new "in" place
Sydney lights up for Christmas

Sydney lights up for Christmas

Landmarks and the harbor have been decorated for a very summery Christmas
Gallery: Sydney Harbour life

Gallery: Sydney Harbour life

Beyond recognizable landmarks, the harbor is the heartbeat of this quintessentially Australian city
Picasso's private collection on display

Picasso's private collection on display

Some 150 works Picasso vowed not to sell are being exhibited in Sydney
World’s biggest public sculpture exhibition at home on Sydney beaches

World’s biggest public sculpture exhibition at home on Sydney beaches

Over 500,000 expected to visit “Sculpture by the Sea”
Pop-Up art reinvigorates Sydney's The Rocks

Pop-Up art reinvigorates Sydney's The Rocks

Artists' studios popping up around The Rocks have created boutique markets
'Oi You!' Banksy's street art on Sydney Harbour's Cockatoo Island

'Oi You!' Banksy's street art on Sydney Harbour's Cockatoo Island

The exhibition, billed as the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, features 23 works by graffiti artist Banksy
Will the Great Barrier Reef die by 2050?

Will the Great Barrier Reef die by 2050?

As scientists debate warming waters that could destroy the world's largest living thing, tour operators ponder their future
10 natural wonders of Australia

10 natural wonders of Australia

Only Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef were finalists in the New 7 Wonders of Nature poll, but here's Australia's top 10