''I'm sorry, Chris Dawson, but the Australian Army's oldest continuous serving unit is the Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery's A Field Battery (a Regular Army unit),'' writes Christopher Jobson, of Monash, ACT (the demise of the Lancers' marching band, Column 8, Friday). ''Raised in 1871, it first saw active service in the 1885 Sudan Campaign and also served in South Africa.'' This is as may be, but does not diminish the awfulness of the situation. David Gordon, of Emu Plains, is as shocked as Chris, and asks: ''Does this mean that the 1st/15th Royal NSW Lancers is being 'disbanded'?''
As concerns grow about the safety of the twin-engined Boeing 777-200ER aircraft following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 with 227 passengers, including six Australians, aboard, Air New Zealand has revealed it has no plans to ground the eight long-haul jets of the same series in its fleet.
Mui Ne may take time getting to but it's worth it, writes Keith Austin.
A bottle of eucalyptus oil always helps Hiromi Omura on her travels.
Prague does a fabulous job of acting as an introductory course to architecture.
Here's a selection of lines that combine the comforts of modern-day cruising with the adventure of tall-ship sailing.
This Perth addition is rare find, writes Fleur Bainger.
Steve McKenna finds fancy retreats, literary legends and Britain's best beach in beguiling north Norfolk.
Save $20 on a stay in BreakFree Directors Studios in Adelaide, from $99 a night.