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How to get the Best Job in the World

Mar 21, 2013 3 Comments by

Former island caretaker and Best Job in the World winner Ben Southall shares his top application tips.

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The Best Job in the World is back!

Mar 05, 2013 49 Comments by

Patrol the beaches, meet the wildlife and dive the world’s biggest aquarium. Perks include AU$100,000 and a free jar of vegemite.

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What to pack for an expedition

Jan 03, 2013 No Comments by

Whether you’re about to travel to the other side of the world, head off on a weekend hike or undertake a four-month kayaking expedition, you need to pack the essentials.

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5 places to kayak on the Great Barrier Reef

Nov 22, 2012 No Comments by

Ben Southall reveals five spots you have to paddle before you kick the bucket.

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Cairns eclipse: A total eclipse of the sun

Nov 14, 2012 No Comments by

Umbraphile Ben Southall reports from this morning’s astronomical super event in Tropical North Queensland.

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10 best snorkelling sites in Queensland

Nov 08, 2012 3 Comments

Got fins? Ex-island caretaker Ben Southall knows the best places to get wet.

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Q&A: Five minutes with shark wrangler Richard Fitzpatrick

Oct 25, 2012 No Comments

Ben Southall goes fin to fin with shark wrangler and underwater cameraman Richard Fitzpatrick.

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Myth Busters: 5 truths about sharks

Sep 20, 2012 No Comments

Ben Southall takes a deeper look at the myths surrounding the ocean’s most misunderstood predator.

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10 ways to experience the Great Barrier Reef

Sep 17, 2012 3 Comments

There’s more than one way to experience the world’s largest natural wonder and not all of them involve a wetsuit.

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Snorkelling 101: A first-timers guide

Aug 29, 2012 4 Comments

Explore the reef in style with Ben Southall’s top 10 tips for landlubbers taking the plunge for the first time.

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