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A Journey on The Overland Passenger Train – Adelaide to Melbourne 2019

 ‘The Overland’ is a passenger train service between Adelaide and Melbourne that began in 1887 and looks set to close forever at the end of the year. The train runs as a twice-weekly daylight service between Adelaide and Melbourne and carries about 17,000 passengers per year. It departs Adelaide on Mondays and Fridays and...

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South Australia’s National Park Camp Site Booking System

‘Booking’ your camp site and paying entry fees for national parks used to mean being first to arrive and pay at the money boxes or the park office. It was first in, first served. The online camp site booking and payment system in South Australia was introduced as a trial in 2013 and now...

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How to Catch and Cook Carp on the Murray River

In the wake of a spate of delicious looking carp belly salad pics on Facebook, Outdoorstype takes a closer look at carp in the Murray River. What are they and where are they from? Carp originated in Asia thousands of years ago and spread to Europe as an ornamental and aquaculture fish. They were...

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