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October 25, 2018
School preparation

How to prepare the kids for school

School preparation tips: Kat Wieczorek-Ghisso tells OAWK how you can use your daily excursions to prepare preschoolsers for "Big School".
October 23, 2018
The Sunshine Coast

What to do with kids on the Sunshine Coast

From the glorious beaches to the world-famous zoo. The Sunshine Coast is a great place to get out and about with kids. Here's a few tips from a local family.
October 22, 2018

A fun staycation exploring accessibility in Sydney

Whether it's a staycation of a family trip away, Julie Jones road tests Australia's biggest city to show us how you can have an accessible Sydney holiday.
October 16, 2018
Barossa Valley

What to do in the Barossa with kids

Planning a trip to the Barossa Valley with kids? Family Travel has given us the scoop on how you can enjoy wine tasting and keep the kids entertained.
October 12, 2018
MCG facts Melbourne

MCG facts you need to know before you go

Heading to Melbourne? Make sure you read these MCG facts. Then you will be able to answer just about every question the kids have.
September 29, 2018
Perth

The best free (or really cheap) activities in Perth

A delightful day out in Perth doesn’t have to be a strain on the purse strings. These are the best free (or really cheap) things to do in Perth.
September 28, 2018
Stars NSW

The top stargazing spots in NSW

There is truly something magical about looking up at the moon and stars. These are the best stargazing spots for families in NSW.
September 26, 2018
The Australian Museum Sydney

What’s on at the Australian museum these holidays?

The Australian Museum in Sydney will host photography workshops, dinosaur talks and geology workshops in the NSW school holidays.
September 20, 2018
Lady Musgrave Island

Kids View: A trip to Lady Musgrave island

Lady Musgrave Island on the Great Barrier Reef is an eco-paradise. But what do kids really think about a trip there? We found out.
September 17, 2018

Our top ten camping destinations

Camping lets you try something different, get close to nature and sleep in a tent. Here are ten of the best camping spots for families.
September 16, 2018
sheep farm

Ewe need to see these Aussie farm stays

Want a weekend away? One where you can get back to nature. Check out these great farm stays.
September 11, 2018
Messy play kids

The importance of messy play – and how to do it well

Goop, mud, water and sand. That's what makes kids' brains develop. Kat Wieczorek-Ghisso explains why messy play is so important for kids.
September 9, 2018
Macedon and Daylesford.

The town where families can really relax

If you can't relax in Daylesford, you probably can't relax anywhere. This town is super chilled. Here's where to stay and what to do for families.
September 2, 2018
Camping

Camping for the clueless

For experienced campers, preparing for a family camping holiday is a breeze. Then there are the rest of us.
August 30, 2018
Darwin

Dive into Darwin – the top end is tops for kids

Jumping crocodiles, great fishing and warm winter days. There's a lot to love about a holiday with the kids in Darwin.
August 24, 2018
Sydney with kids

Sydney beaches, parks and playground guide

Locals recommend their favourite Sydney beaches, parks and playgrounds. How many have you been to with your kids?
August 23, 2018
Perth

6 great weekends and days out in Perth

Swim with dolphins, explore science and technology or delve into history. These are the six best Perth family activities you need to try.
August 22, 2018

An insiders guide to exploring the Blue Mountains

Want to know what you can do in the Blue Mountains with kids? This insider guide has the best bushwalks, best views and the best place to stay.
August 20, 2018

Top spots to view crocs in the wild in Qld

Got a child who loves crocodiles? These are the best (and safest) spots to view crocodiles in the wild in Queensland. Plus the rules you must follow.
August 19, 2018

7 magical Melbourne moments for families

Melbourne has so much to offer families. Here we have limited ourselves to just seven that will make your Melbourne family holiday magical.