Australia is a nation rich in natural beauty, from the turquoise sea lapping its golden shores to the emerald expanses of bush stretching inland from the coast. And one of the very best ways to explore these unspoilt landscapes is on foot. Walks in Nature: Australia covers 112 trails in and around the country’s major cities – Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney – for those who want to explore stunning natural environments. Each trail is 6–20 kilometres in length and within a two-hour drive from your capital city. The walks take you on a journey of discovery with detailed track notes and easy-to-use maps. Each trail includes a delicious suggested foodie stop, where you can refuel and reflect on a day walking in nature. > Find out more
Street art is a visual conversation between many voices. It’s seen in an open-air exhibition space that’s constantly changing through the work of many people acting alone and yet together. It can be colourful, raw, controversial or witty. And because of its transient nature, street art is best recorded through photographs.
Melbourne’s dynamic street art scene covers everything from stencils, paste-ups and yarn bombing to the sprayed, rolled and brushed paintings that appear overnight in city streets and laneways. This book is a witness and a celebration of street art photographed around Melbourne, Australia over the last eight years. > Find out more
Hungry Campers Cookbook brings together the fun of family camping holidays with fresh, healthy, gourmet recipes. Author Katy Holder has taken her many years of food writing and cookbook styling experience to produce recipes that are accessible for anyone embarking on a camping trip. All recipes use fresh ingredients and require minimal cooking equipment. Katy also understands the requirements of cooking while camping and offers a wealth of advice on eating well while sleeping in your tent or under the stars.
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Melbourne is as an eclectic city full of top-quality restaurants, stylish shops and graffiti laneways hiding doors to cocktail bars, galleries and the hippest boutiques. Divided into itineraries by suburbs, Dale Campisi’s book picks out the very best of Melbourne’s shopping, eating and drinking experiences for locals and tourists alike. Interviews with Melbourne locals that represent the city’s creative community also highlight favourite haunts, and the extra touring and accommodation tips thrown in make this a handy guidebook, as well as being a beautiful keepsake. > Find out more
Beaches are central to Australian life with around 85% of the population living within 50 kilometres of the coast. Our coastal areas are also a major tourist drawcard due to their beautiful scenery, unique marine life and the laidback lifestyle that they offer. Australia’s Coast (2nd ed) is an inspirational guide to the places and experiences of the much-loved Australian coast. Featuring stunning images, the book is divided by state and highlights the best beaches and other coastal areas. An extended introduction also focuses on coastal icons — lighthouses, shipwrecks, whales, coral, tropical islands — and the myriad coastal activities such as surfing, fishing and diving.
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The Best of Australia presents stunning photography of our country’s iconic landscapes and unique wildlife in this large-format and hardback book. Divided into themes such as ‘Ancient stories’, ‘From above’, ‘Heat and dust’, ‘Remarkable rocks’, ‘Shores’ and ‘Under the sea’, the photos will literally take your breath away. The book draws on the Auscape Photo Library’s extensive collection and features works by nature photographers Jean-Paul Ferrero, Jean-Marc La Roque, Jaime Plaza van Roon, Nick Rains, Becca Saunders and Dr Mark Spencer. > Find out more