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Queensland’s secret beaches

If all the world’s beaches were to converge on the stage like Miss Universe contestants, Queensland would turn more heads than any other with its warm waters, 7400 kilometres of coastline – much of it surprisingly isolated – and sun-bleached…

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oldworld
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Old world real estate born again

Our historic inner city buildings are being converted into luxury homes with stunning results. Everything old is new again for the Australian property market, where the beauty and benefits of restoring historic inner-city buildings into luxury residential abodes has become…

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The new breed of ethical developers

Twelve months ago, the Victorian government released a document that was intended to enforce higher standards for apartment buildings in the state. ‘Better Apartments Design Standards’ sets out rules and quality regulations that developers must adhere to. They are designed…

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Lake House
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Melbourne’s best boutique hotels

After a day of sipping seriously good coffee, eating and exploring Melbourne’s many laneways, there’s nothing better than donning a fluffy robe and flopping on a freshly turned-down bed. And it’s even better when that bed is inside a beautiful…

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