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Victoria’s best fish and chips

No matter the season or the stretch of coastline, there’s top notch fish and chips to be found in many of Victoria’s coastal towns and villages. Here are some of the top picks.

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Shopping vintage Victoria

Victoria’s rich gold rush history has left a trail of interesting treasures resulting in hundreds of antique shops with thousands of collectibles capturing a moment in time.

Cycling the High Country


No wheels? No worries! Victoria’s compact nature lends itself to easy escapes without a car.

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To market, to market…

There are dozens of local markets throughout Victoria, where craftspeople and producers set up ‘shop’, offering a diverse array of homemade and hand crafted wares and produce.

Vibe Marysville

A new Vibe for Marysville

Vibe Hotel Marysville has opened its doors, bringing 101 fresh new guest rooms, a fabulous new conference centre, exhibition space, spa and wellbeing facility to town.

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Victoria’s best in brunch

Taking time to enjoy a leisurely brunch is one of the most enjoyable activities on a beautiful spring day. We have compiled a list of top regional brunch spots to inspire you for the season ahead.

Victoria takes home Gold at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

Victoria received three Gold, seven Silver and two Bronze awards at the 2013 Qantas Australian Tourism Award.

Minister Louise Asher and winners

Victoria’s tourism industry shines at the 2013 Victorian Tourism Awards

The ‘Best in State’ of Victoria’s tourism industry were recognised and awarded for excellence at the 29th RACV Victorian Tourism Awards.

RedBeard Bakery, Trentham

Eat. Play. Stay. Trentham

A quaint little village in The Macedon Ranges, Trentham is an ideal location to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy the variety of indulgences available in the region.


Victoria’s top tourism leaders win big at Tourism Awards Gala

This year’s 2012 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards crowned thirty leading tourism businesses in a night of glitz and glamour at Crown Palladium.

Under the radar (August 2012)

Pieces monthly roundup of ‘hidden gems’ – cultural romance at Fairhall, Melbourne by Foot beer tour, new giraffes at Hall Gap Zoo, Walhalla Vinter Ljusfest, RACV Food & Wine program and Healesville Sanctuary’s new interactive bird experiences.

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Villages of Victoria – A guide to Bright

Set amidst the picturesque slopes of Victoria’s High Country is the village of Bright, a scenic four hour drive out of the CBD.

Open for business: Marysville and surrounds

Since the 2009 fires Marysville and surrounds have been heavily engaged in rebuilding tourism infrastructure with all towns now open for business.