For this issue of Australian Country we’re looking forward to the warmer weather as we start our tour around the country with a beautiful beach house at Peregian on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

This issue we’ve scoured the country for your reading and styling inspiration. We visit a spectacular cattle station in central Qld, a wonderful artist’s home studio in SA and a peaceful garden in Vic. We’re inspired by a delightful retro cottage and a historic former seminary and artist’s home at in the NSW Central Highlands. Plus we include the best lemon recipes for keeping warm this winter. Click to find out more.

Food miles are reduced to metres when Janet Jeffs hosts lunch in the orchard with most ingredients sourced from her farm.

The Rowe family controls a vast swathe of South Australian pastoral land from their headquarters on historic Princess Royal station.

Rodney Dunn and Severine Demanet have pursued their passion for the freshest local produce from Sydney to Tasmania, where they’ve established a cooking school on their farm in the Derwent Valley.

Former restaurateur Robert Armstrong never does anything by halves, which explains how his country retreat opened the door on a whole new career.

We take a detour across the Tasman to visit the home of Kiwi landscape artist Grahame Sydney and a breathtaking garden. Back home, we join the Rowe family on their historic Princess Royal station and catch up with fashion designer Kerry Mosey at her Yorke Peninsula beach shack. In NSW, we profile tree-changer garlic farmers and enjoy lunch in an apple orchard. Click to find out more about our fabulous June/July issue.

Thanks to Jane Falconer’s determination, Clachanburn Garden forms a stunning oasis in one of New Zealand’s harshest corners.

Raise the bar and step back in time with these elegant fashion pieces echoing old-world charm.

The sparse and dry landscapes of Central Otago form the centre of this painter’s artistic universe.

The Arkaba walk combines a real-time Attenborough-quality nature documentary with an IMAX movie Technicolor landscape.

A quest to find the “real” outback took us from Broken Hill to Bourke, with national parks and colourful encounters.

In a land of the large-scale, Cobbold Gorge stands out as a quintessential Queensland destination.

The experience of renovating a historic house in central-western NSW has evolved into an ongoing passion for this creative young couple.

AV gas pretty much runs in the veins of this Melbourne family. Their Hawthorn home is tribute to all things aviation.