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October 2016
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10 Best Hostel Views

Champagne views on a beer budget? Here are the Top 10 YHAs with the best views of the Land Down Under.
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ePack 2016 5-nights

Stay Anywhere From $28/Night

Travelling for 5 days or more? Buy a YHA ePack and save!
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Falls Festival in Fremantle

Fremantle is set to become the next awesome location for the ridiculously popular Falls Music Festival.
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How to make the most of your YHA membership this summer . . . and save!

The weather's hotting up and so are YHA's great-value member discounts.
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Melbourne Music Week

9 days of music, film, art, design and raging parties is how the city of Melbourne celebrates Melbourne’s booming independent music scene.
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New Hostel - Rambutan Townsville YHA

Meet the newest kid on the block – Rambutan Townsville YHA. This newly built, stylishly designed property is the latest hostel to join the YHA network, offering a new stop over for backpackers travelling along the east coast of Australia.
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New Tiger Airways Route

Read on to discover where Tiger Airways is flying to next!
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Radical Reels Film Festival

If films featuring breath taking heights, death defying stunts and adrenaline fuelled extreme sports sound like your cup of tea, then this is the film festival for you.
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Rent-a-YHA All To Yourself

It’s perfect for family reunions, special events, or just an excuse to get a group of friends away together.
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Top 5 Oz Experiences

You haven't really seen Australia unless you have ticked all of these unique experiences off the list. What are you waiting for?
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Top 6 Urban Art Hostels

Urban murals are popping up everywhere around Australia, and YHA is no exception to the contemporary art trend, with urban art adding a splash of colour to hostels in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra.
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Working Holidays in Australia

Top Tips for Working Holiday Makers

There are many different things to consider when planning a working holiday in Australia. Here’s some details on the most common questions YHA is asked.
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Whale Watching Season 2016

The great whale migration along Australia's coast is on again from July to November and YHA has plenty of places and even more great packages, to help you see these amazing mammals in their natural playground.
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YHA Australia Launches App!

'Appy Days, with the NEW YHA Australia App you can unplug and travel Oz with ease.
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YHA Goes Wild

YHA goes wild

From koalas to canines, are hostels are enjoying plenty of animal encounters . . .
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