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The Rough Guide to Australia [Paperback]

Emma Boyle , Zoe Cookson , Emma Gregg
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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART ONE BASICS
Getting there from Britain and Ireland
Getting there from Asia
Getting there from New Zealand
Gettting there from the USA and Canada
Visas and red tape
Insurance
Travellers with disabilities
Costs, money and banks
Health
Information and maps
Getting around
Accommodation
Food and drink
Mail and phones
The media
Opening hours, holidays and festivals
Outdoor activities
Sport
Women - and sexual harassment
Gay and lesbian Australia
Police, prejudice and trouble
Work
Directory

PART TWO THE GUIDE
CHAPTER 1: SYDNEY AND AROUND
History
Transport
Accommodation
The City
The Harbour
Bondi Beach
Manly
Eating and drinking
Nightlife
Gay and lesbian Sydney
Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park
Hawkesbury River
Newcastle
Lower Hunter Valley
Blue Mountains
Royal National Park
Kiama
Southern Highlands

CHAPTER 2: NEW SOUTH WALES AND ACT
Canberra
Snowy Mountains
Port Macquarie
Coffs Harbour
Byron Bay
Lismore
New England Plateau
Lord Howe Island
Norfolk Island
Bathurst
Warrumbungle National Park
Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area
Murray River
Bourke
Broken Hill
Cameron's Corner

CHAPTER 3: SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND
Brisbane
Moreton Bay
Moreton Island
Surfers Paradise
Coolangatta
Glasshouse Mountains
Noosa
Fraser Island

CHAPTER 4: TROPICAL QUEENSLAND AND THE REEF
Bundaberg
Great Barrier Reef
Rockhampton
Mackay
Whitsunday Islands
Townsville
Magnetic Island
Cairns
Atherton Tablelands

Cape Tribulation
Cape York Peninsula
Torres Strait Islands

CHAPTER 5: OUTBACK QUEENSLAND
Carnarvon National Park
Birdsville Track
Blackdown Tablelands
Winton
Mount Isa
Lawn Hill National Park

CHAPTER 6: NORTHERN TERRITORY
Darwin
Kakadu National
Litchfield National Park
Katherine
Tennant Creek
Alice Springs
MacDonnell Ranges
Kings Canyon
Ayers Rock (Uluru)

CHAPTER 7: WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Perth
Rottnest Island
Swan Valley Wineries
Margaret River
Pemberton
Albany

Esperance
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
Kalbarri
Shark Bay
Exmouth
Hamersley Ranges
Broome
The Kimberley
Bungle Bungles (Purnululu National Park)

CHAPTER 8: SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide
Adelaide Hills
Barossa Valley
Fleurieu Peninsula
Yorke Peninsula
Kangaroo Island
Mount Gambier
The Riverland
Clare Valley
Port Augusta
Eyre Peninsula
Coober Pedy
Flinders Ranges
Strzelecki Track
Lake Eyre
Oodnadatta Track

CHAPTER 9: MELBOURNE AND AROUND
Melbourne
Mornington Peninsula

Phillip Island
The Dandenongs

CHAPTER 10: VICTORIA
Great Ocean Road
Torquay
Lorne
Bendigo
Castlemaine
Daylesford
Ballarat
Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park
Mildura
Swan Hill
Echuca
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Gippsland Lakes
Croajingolong National Park
Rutherglen
Victorian Alps

CHAPTER 11: TASMANIA
Hobart
Bruny Island
Mount Field National Park
Port Arthur
Maria Island
Freycinet Peninsula
Launceston
Evandale
Tamar Valley
Deloraine
Walls of Jerusalem National Park
King Island
Flinders Island
Devonport
Stanley
Arthur River
Queenstown
Strahan
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park
Franklin Lower Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
South West National Park

PART THREE CONTEXTS
A History
Australia's indigenous peoples
Wildlife
Australian film
Australian Music
Books
Australian English

Index

LIST OF MAPS
Country map
Chapter divisions

SYDNEY AND AROUND
Sydney rail network
State Transit Sydney ferries
Central Sydney
Sydney suburbs
Central Newcastle
Lower Hunter Valley
The Blue Mountains
Katoomba and Leura

NEW SOUTH WALES AND ACT
Canberra
Southern New South Wales and ACT
Northern New South Wales
Port Macquarie
Coffs Harbour
Byron Bay
Lord Howe Island
Central Broken Hill

SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND
Brisbane
Surfers Paradise
Noosa

TROPICAL QUEENSLAND AND THE REEF
Bundaberg
Rockhampton
Mackay
The Whitsundays
Townsville
Cairns
Cape York Peninsula
Cooktown

OUTBACK QUEENSLAND

Central Highlands National Park
Charters Towers
Mount Isa

NORTHERN TERRITORY
Darwin area
Central Darwin
Kakadu National Park
The Top End
Central Alice Springs
The Centre
Uluru National Park

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Central Perth
Around Perth
Fremantle
The Southwest
Shark Bay
Broome
The Kimberley

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Central Adelaide
Barossa Valley
Kangaroo Island
Port Augusta
Coober Pedy

MELBOURNE AND AROUND
Central Melbourne
Melbourne suburbs

VICTORIA
The Great Ocean Road
The Central Goldfields
Bendigo
Ballarat
The Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park
Gippsland

TASMANIA
Hobart
Around Hobart
Launceston
Central Devonport

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