Australian summers are famous, conjuring up well known images of lifesavers on Sydney’s Bondi Beach and an outdoors and water wonderland.
But the land ‘down under’ also boasts plenty of magic as it moves toward the cooler months in the middle of the year.
There is a stunning quality to autumn in Australia, when the leaves change colour from green to yellow, orange and varying shades of red.
Autumn there lasts from March to June and is a beautiful time to experience the diversity for which Australia is famous
We haven’t done a pictorial for a while, so here is a brief look at some of the autumn colours in our backyard at Newcastle, on the country’s east coast: