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This February, the Australian Country team have been on the road again, starting in Queensland where we visit a family in their hilltop hideaway in the Bunya Mountains and another in their gorgeous Queenslander in the historic heart of Ipswich. We’ve a divine take on vintage from Victoria, a quick trip across Bass Strait to visit the [...]


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