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State Travel Vouchers

'Holiday Here' is our new motto when it comes to travel, and governments are providing great incentives for us to get out and about - helping to boost our tourism & hospitality industries. Find out what is available for you.
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Blue Mountains Yulefest

There’s no better place to celebrate Christmas in the Mountains than at Blue Mountains YHA! Find out what the team at Blue Mountains YHA have planned this winter.
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Half Price Flights & Great Stays

The Aussie government has announced a slew of slashed-price flights available on interstate routes from April to June this year. What does that mean? It means you'll be able to fly half price to some of the very best destinations in the country and stay with YHA!
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YHA partnership with Tech Central

YHA is proud to be part of the Central Precinct Renewal Program in Sydney, including rejuvenation of the area around Railway Square YHA.
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Explore Regional NSW with YHA's Unique Stays

YHA is open now at several unique places to stay in regional NSW, from the charm of a former Cabaret Club in the Blue Mountains, to the bohemian vibe of Bryon Bay - at prices that won’t break the bank!
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New Leadership for YHA Australia

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Tracey Powell as Chair, and the commencement of Paul McGrath as the new CEO for YHA Australia.
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The Big Dig hits the Big Screen

‘Archaeology at the Big Dig,’ a documentary commissioned by YHA Australia, reveals the colonial-era history of Sydney’s historical ‘The Rocks’ precinct, and will premiere on national broadcaster SBS on Monday 27 April.
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Paul McGrath appointed as new CEO of YHA Australia

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul McGrath as the new CEO for YHA Australia.
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Things to Do in the Blue Mountains this weekend

Spend a weekend in the Blue Mountains and discover the magic that keeps people coming back. Not sure where to start? Here’s out weekender guide to Katoomba!
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Help us Support our Firies

Until the end of February 2020, YHA will be forwarding all new contributions made to the Sustainable Hostels Fund to rural fire service volunteer organisations.
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Discover Queensland's Best Hidden Beaches

Looking for the best beaches to visit? We've created a list with the most beautiful ones to be found in the Sunshine State. Get ready to soak up some sun, don't forget the suncream!
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YHA Scores a Hat-Trick in Adventure Tourism Awards 2019

YHA has scored a trifecta at the 2019 Australia & NZ Adventure Tourism Awards, with three incredible hostels taking out the titles of best hostels in Victoria, NSW and Tasmania.
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App flash sale from only $19/night... Don't miss out!

Download YHA Australia App for the best deals... Like this one! Stay in Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, the Blue Mountains and more from only $19/night. Yep, the price of a pizza!
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10 best small bars in Melbourne

There’s just something about a small bar that warms the soul, and it’s not just the booze talkin’.
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YHA Australia - 80 Years Young

In 2019, YHA Australia celebrated its 80th anniversary.
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48 Hours On...Fraser Island

Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island, with miles of untouched beaches, hiking trails, rainforest and crystal clear turquoise lakes. Check out how to explore the Island the right way and what your adventure could look like!
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Best Irish bars in Australia

You can't beat the Irish bants so why not join them at Australia's best Irish bars
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Introducing...Festival X!

Australia, there’s a new kid on the block…Festival X is kicking off the east coast summer in 2019, and she’s going to be hot, hot, hot!
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10 unique things to do in Hobart

We’ve sorted you out with the top 10 unique things to do in Hobart when you’ve already done what Google tells you is the top 10.
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Where to skydive in Australia

Some folk travel for stunning vistas, others for scrumptious food and wine, others to throw themselves out of a plane at 15,000ft. If you’re the latter, this is for you. We’ve sussed all the best spots to get high ‘round the country
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10 unique things to do in Perth

We've sorted you out with the top 10 unique things to do in Perth because you're not one for doing ordinary things!
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Listen Out 2019 in Sydney

One word: FLUME. Listen Out is back for another year, bigger and better than ever! Here’s everything you need to know.
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10 Unique things to do in Adelaide

Do it differently in Adelaide with this guide of unique things to do
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