This pocket-sized guide provides useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that Australia has to offer. The guide incorporates essential information in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format. It provides a visitor with an introduction to Australia by concisely highlighting the country's "must see" areas in a practical and user-friendly format, thus encouraging the tourist to make the most of his/her available time. The guide provides a three-star grading of tourist attractions, is colour coded for easy reference and includes a concise place-name index. It provides practical information on getting around, accommodation, restaurants, tours as well as contact numbers.