Life’s a beach: Australia’s top 10 beaches named in new study

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When you have 11,761 beaches to choose from, it’s difficult to settle on a favourite.

Luckily the University of Sydney’s coastal studies unit and Tourism Australia teamed up to compile a list of Australia’s best 101 coastal hang outs. And they’re pretty special.

To compile the exhaustive list, geomorphologist and marine scientist, Professor Andy Short OAM and conservationist, Brad Farmer, combined their wealth of experience to create an authoritative guide on what makes the best of the best beaches.

Beaches were ranked according to capacity for tourism, economy, lifestyle, leisure, surfing and play. Read more…

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