The historic South Coast town flourishes with a vibrant art and food scene.March 18, 2013, 9:00 am
The Kimberley town was the most photographed location in the 5000 entries in Tourism WA's 1001 Extraordinary Experiences competition.March 15, 2013, 7:15 am
West Australia's rich history is combined with a slice of European chic at the Terrace Hotel.March 8, 2013, 11:51 am
Meet some of the characters whose passion and enthusiasm light up Broome.March 4, 2013, 10:05 am
Rain is hammering on the roof and the frogs are calling. It is 3am, and I have been lying in bed listening to this symphony of the Kimberley's wet season. The pulsing white-noise of rain on tin, now lighter, now heavier and heavier; the chainsaw and motorbike and rhythmically croaking frogs, and the violent percussion of occasional thunder.February 22, 2013, 9:46 am
There can be no doubt that the Gibb River Road is the best-known of WA's serious outback trails.February 19, 2013, 9:16 am
Rottnest has secured WA's only success at Australia's prestigious annual tourism awards night, earning a top gong for its marketing campaign to attract visitors to the island during winter.February 17, 2013, 10:45 am
As the tide recedes, there is a tinkling sound, a little like broken glass being poured down a pipe. Like a rain-maker, tipped from one diagonal to the other. (Sssshhh.)February 11, 2013, 9:00 am
The roar of the wind is deafening as the door of the small plane slides open. I'm about to jump out of a perfectly good aircraft 14,000 feet (4268m) over Jurien Bay. I look across to my daughter who bravely volunteered to go first; she flashes a smile, gives the thumbs up and then she and skydive instructor Chris Garcia plummet out of sight towards the spectacular coast below.February 4, 2013, 9:00 am
"I reckon it's probably one of the most special places in Perth," Department of Environment and Conservation marine ranger Sean Emmett said as he looked towards the Shoalwater Islands.January 30, 2013, 7:42 am
Gold, golf and much more in KalgoorlieJanuary 28, 2013, 9:05 am
Remains of one of the best-kept secrets of Australian involvement in World War II can still be seen in the Pilbara.January 21, 2013, 10:46 am
As our car enters the town, a signpost declares that we are in "Amazing Albany". It is certainly amazingly hot but it's still cooler than the stifling streets of Perth.January 21, 2013, 10:43 am
The Canning Stock Route is Australia's toughest four-wheel-drive challenge. To successfully drive the entire 1700km route requires great self-reliance. The mostly sandy, rocky or deeply corrugated track is extremely remote.January 14, 2013, 9:01 am
Despite the outback making up a large part of our land, it is an unfamiliar place to many Australians who live mostly in coastal cities.January 11, 2013, 1:40 pm
Forget Pilbara iron ore and Argyle diamonds, for me the heart of WA mining is still in Kalgoorlie.December 22, 2012, 2:06 pm
A botanical survey in the remote Rawlinson Range uncovers a range of rare fauna.December 10, 2012, 10:59 am
The powerful forces of natureDecember 7, 2012, 2:47 pm
Stephen Scourfield looks at three new WA books.November 20, 2012, 3:57 pm
It is 21 years since Shark Bay's World Heritage area became the first area in Australia to join the UNESCO World Heritage list.November 13, 2012, 9:51 am
As a child, Africa caught Stephen Scourfield's attention; Lesotho caught his heart.
Travelling from Muscat to Nizwa and the Hajar Mountains brings echoes from the past.
Culture lives in the food of Rome, and through that comes the importance of family.
From the fishwheels of the Tr'ondek Hwech'in tribe to Call of the Wild.
From cities to agricultural lands, Stephen Scourfield is submerged in a favourite place, India.
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