Perisher invests another $4m

Perisher Ski Resort is spreading early Christmas cheer with the announcement of a $4.2-million investment in new infrastructure and expanded snowmaking.┬áThis latest investment at Australia’s largest resort will see Leichhardt T-Bar being replaced with a new quad chairlift, and more snow guns. The work…

WILDfest launches in style

The inaugural WILDfest, Australia’s first wilderness festival, has successfully launched in the New South Wales Southern Highlands. The three-day event in Joadja, (held from October 27-29) attracted nature lovers and foodies from around the state, with the highlight being WILD Native Feast. The feast…

Camp: Banana and honey pancakes

It’s the simplest of recipes that sometimes escape our repertoire. Think pavlova, ANZAC biscuits, damper. With that in mind, we thought we’d whip up easy pancakes with an Aussie twist. Although it’s hard to beat lashings of Canadian maple syrup or the traditional lemon…

Aussie ski resorts extend season

Australia’s leading ski resorts will stay open for an extra week, closing on October 8 instead of the usual October 1/2. Perisher, in the NSW Snowy Mountains, was the first resort to make the announcement, boasting the best snow conditions in five years. Mt…

Snowboarding at Mt Buller

Lifts are turning, snow is falling and the Aussie ski industry in pumped for the 2017 season after a great start. Mt Buller, in the Victorian Alps, was one of the first ski resorts to open (on June 2), joining only two other resorts…