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UPFRONT | CONTENTS

62 Issue 56 October 2010 www.getmedownunder.com

Kakadu National Park, p32

Alice Springs, p24

INSIDE, YOU’LL FIND…

globetrotter The no-frills way to see the best sights on a shoestring budget family Family-friendly places to go if you have the kids in tow indulgence Treat yourself to the trip of a lifetime, no expense spared

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Noosa, p49

Byron Bay, p62

regulars 8 BIG PICTURE 10 STOPOVER: VANCOUVER 12 TRAVEL NEWS 16 BUDGET TRAVELLER 18 WHAT’S ON

DOWN UNDER 20 GET ME DOWN UNDER 22 SUBSCRIBE TODAY! 91 EXPAT DIARY 115 NEXT MONTH 118 AUSTRALIA MAP 122 NEW ZEALAND MAP 125 FIND AN AGENT 130 CELEBRITY INTERVIEW

ON THE COVER Make your escape to the Northern Territory’s wildliferich Top End. Photo: Tourism Northern Territory

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discovery 24 ALICE SPRINGS Explore the quirky outback capital of Alice

32 KAKADU NATIONAL PARK Discover the towering escarpments and savannah woodlands of the Top End region

40 CARRY ON CAMPING Have fun in the sun camping in Australia cuisine & culture 62 BYRON BAY Discover the delights of this idyllic seaside destination in New South Wales

70 FOOD NEWS Our round-up of all the best food and drink news from the Antipodes

49 PADDLING UPSTREAM Kayaking through the Noosa River

71 SYDNEY FOOD Bill Granger prepares some delicious dishes that won’t fail to make an impression

53 TOP 10 SPORT EVENTS Our top sporting events Down Under

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moving down under 80 MIGRATION UPDATE The latest migration news from Down Under

85 ASK THE EXPERTS Experts answer your emigration questions

91 EXPAT DIARY Expat Rob Kiernan on life Down Under

93 REAL LIFE, MELBOURNE The family living their dream in Melbourne

98 REAL LIFE, ADELAIDE Working in the South Australian capital

103 QUALIFIED SUCCESS Find out about studying for a professional qualification in Australia

107 SPECIAL AGENT Registered migration agent benefits

111 WORKING DOWN UNDER Australian electrician training advice

116 RELOCATION CHECKLIST Useful step-by-step migration tips www.getmedownunder.com

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