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Wind in their hair: Why a holiday on King Island is all about the people

Why a holiday on Tasmania's King Island is all about the people

By Ute Junker
June 9 2023 - 1:00pm

From boutique brews to deserted beaches, this windswept Bass Strait treasure is packed with hidden secrets.

It is a sunny afternoon at King Island Brewhouse and although the pilsener is cold, the conversation is heated. Topic of the day: the fact that the island's British Admiral Beach has made Tourism Australia's list of Australia's best beaches. You might expect the locals to be proud but instead, the prevailing mood is quite different.

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