Cockatoo Island.

Tracey Spicer

Family glamping at Australia's Alcatraz

This place is an island which once housed a jail. To escape, prisoners had to swim through shark-infested waters. Nowadays, it's a tourist attraction.

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The benefits of a plan-free family weekend

Could you just go with the flow for a weekend and let the kids dictate the pace? Andrew Daddo attempted to do just that and here is what happened.

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An artist's impression of a proposed zoo in western Sydney.

New zoo proposed for Sydney's west

A handful of hippos, lions and hundreds of thousands of humans could be headed to western Sydney in 2017.

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