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The beginning of a love affair – Chairman’s IV Ashes Tour, Alice Springs

11 DAYS OF CRICKET: Day 1 – There are 11 days to go until the Chairman’s IV Ashes Tour match in Alice Springs, Nov 29-30th. We confess – in our office we don’t know a lot about cricket (big tennis and cycling fans here!). SO, for the next 11...

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Part 6: Caravan Parks are not the ‘pits’ after all

We followed Katherine Seddon and her family as they made the 2,500km journey through the far reaches of Central Australia and Western Australia. Katherine is a mother of three cute ratbags, an ENJO lover, wife and desert dweller. She likes sharing leaf tea with friends, camping and coming home for a...

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Part 5: Moments that you cherish in the Outback. From a sleeping bag!

Part 5: Moments that you cherish in the Outback. From a sleeping bag!

Coping without a mobile phone, dodgy caravan parks and camping on the road (possibly) were all part of the Seddon’s 4WD journey across the Outback Way. We follow Katherine Seddon and her family as they make the 2,500km journey through the far reaches of Central Australia and Western Australia. Katherine is a...

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Part 4: Crossing the NT/WA border along the stunning Outback Way. Did I mention the flies?

We follow Katherine Seddon and her family as they make the 2,500km journey through the far reaches of Central Australia and Western Australia. Katherine is a mother of three cute ratbags, an ENJO lover, wife and desert dweller. She likes sharing leaf tea with friends, camping and coming home for a...

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Part 3: Frisbee at Uluru, a camel truck and one blown tyre

We follow Katherine Seddon and her family as they make the 2,500km journey through the far reaches of Central Australia and Western Australia. Katherine is a mother of three cute ratbags, an ENJO lover, wife and desert dweller. She likes sharing leaf tea with friends, camping and coming home for a...

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Part 2: Pipe-cleaners or pipe-dream? Keeping the kids entertained on a long Outback drive.

Pipe-cleaners or pipe-dream? Taking the kids 2,500 across the Outback means packing a lot of pipe-cleaners. And paddle-pop sticks. And stickers. And videos and audiobooks to rival a TV and radio station! Katherine Seddon shares her entertainment preparation for the long drive. We follow her family as they make the...

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Part 1: Outback driving with 3 kids under six. Madness or adventurous mayhem?

How do you prepare to take 3 kids under six, 2,500km across the desert in a car – from Alice Springs to Perth? Will it be a self-drive holiday of a lifetime or would have travelling by plane with a friendly, patient air stewardess made more sense? We follow...

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Central Australian tourism operators lend a helping hand

A group of tourism businesses in the Red Centre have banded together to grant the final wish of a terminally ill mother from Townsville in Queensland. Emma Rathie is 31 and has been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour. When she was told in January this year she only...

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DIY Tourguide wins! Cars beat buses and trains in 2011 Northern Territory Brolga Tourism Awards

DIY Tourguide has won a prestigious 2011 Northern Territory Brolga Tourism Award in the category of Specialised Tourism Services. DIY Tourguide’s GPS triggered iPhone app, MP3 and CD audio tours are the first of their type and this niche product for the Northern Territory reinforced its acceptance by the...

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New GPS iphone app for Northern Territory

A guided tour through the ancient landscape of Outback Australia is now possible through modern technology with our new iPhone application, which triggers precise GPS points and a map without the need for mobile phone or internet coverage. Launched today in Alice Springs by DIY Tourguide, the first iPhone...

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