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Mother's Day is a time for flowers, fancy brunches, and thanking your mum for putting up with your crap for all these years. But once upon a time the holiday was a more somber affair -- a way for women to mourn fallen soldiers and pursue peace.

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The Sydney Royal Easter Show is one of Australia's largest annual events, with up to one million people passing through its gates every year. If you're planning to attend the event with a litter of rug rats in tow, here's how to get through the day without boring them senseless or going broke.

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A great many Australians spend thousands of dollars on overseas holidays without ever thinking to explore their own backyard first. Our mainland continent and neighbouring islands make for a truly vast playground - no matter what you happen to enjoy doing.

This infographic breaks down 24 Australian "bucket list" activities that you might not have known about; from visiting underground mining towns to swimming with saltwater crocs.

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Have you ever wondered how Australia's annual public holiday quota compares to the rest of the world? It may surprise you to learn that Aussie workers are near the bottom of the pile, with everyone from New Zealand to the Netherlands receiving more national days off work. This infographic breaks down the worldwide rankings.

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On a good holiday, I always catch myself thinking, “Man, it would be nice to live here.” I might be right, but only accidentally — of course living in a city feels nice when you don’t have to do any work. That feeling makes for a letdown when I get back home, and all my normal responsibilities are waiting for me. Here’s how I avoid the Back From Holiday Blues.

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Summer might be winding down in the land Down Under, but there's a whole second hemisphere to explore if you want to keep soaking up those rays. As luck would have it, Click Frenzy Travel has kicked off for another year with over 800 deals to choose from! Here are some handpicked highlights from the sale.

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The summer may only be just behind us but that doesn't mean you can't be looking ahead to your next time off. A holiday in the tropics might sound like an extravagance but there are plenty of great accomodation deals around. Here are five great options for some time in the sun.

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Holiday home rentals are a fun and often affordable alternative to hotels, but they’re also less regulated and more prone to scams. Crooks have come up with plenty of schemes to make a quick buck off of oblivious holidaymakers using nice photos of non-existent rentals and up-front cash security deposits. That’s why it’s important you know how to spot fraudulent listings online.

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Holidays are a time of high stress. Despite the delight of not having to work for several days or even weeks, holidays come with pressures. These can include catching up with family, giving gifts, consuming to keep the economy buoyant, and having enough fun to see us through to the next holiday.

Here are ten tips for enjoying things that little bit more without all the stress and after-effects.

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As the debate continues over whether Australia Day should be celebrated on January 26, it's time we take a look at the politics of some unresolved issues swirling around the holiday – namely, the republic and reconciliation. Here's why Australia Day survives, despite revealing a nation’s rifts and wounds.

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As you drive along the road to grandma's house this summer, safety should be your number one priority. No one wants their breaks marred by something like a totaled car or hurt family members. These are the types of accidents that happen to drivers the most, as well as how you can easily avoid them.

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Combining annual leave with public holidays is one of the simplest life hacks there is. However, most people only take one or two days off to extend the long weekend. With a little strategic planning, it's possible to take over six weeks off work without resorting to unpaid leave. Here's how to pull it off in 2019.

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Summertime means warm weather, enjoying the outdoors and time with friends and family. It's a chance to stop, slow down and hopefully explore our interests during those long, slow summer days. Still, too many of us are so hopped up on productivity juice that we're off to summer school, taking extra jobs, or prepping for autumn.

Stop that: It's important to keep the "holiday" in "summer holiday".

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The time between Christmas and New Year’s is a strange one. Things feel oddly festive and slightly depressing at the same time, I never know what day it is, and I am so, so tired of food. Not only am I tired of the holiday leftovers in my fridge, I’m tired of thinking about food in general. Obviously, the solution to my food-related problems is more food, and that food is red beans and rice.