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Gorgeous ‘postcards’ as virtual backgrounds to transport you to New South Wales

Pose with wombats and llamas, or put yourself amid scenes of Australian scenery – in virtual backgrounds since travelling is still not on the cards.

Before the pandemic struck, people would visit a destination and perhaps buy a few postcards for keepsakes. Now, while we can get our hands on plenty of postcards online, we can’t visit the destination – in a strange reversal. Why not “jump” into postcard-worthy images and make them video chat backgrounds, as we look forward to the days when travel restrictions are eased?

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Destination New South Wales has put together a suite of gorgeous images based on the themes of native animals and spectacular scenery. A short getaway to nearby Australia during its current winter months is not possible now, but the following sample of postcard-worthy images may just be a creative way to scratch that itch.

There are even video backgrounds for better virtual immersion in Australia. For more images and videos, click here.



  • meerkats-Taronga-Western-Plains-Zoo
    Meerkats on patrol at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo.



  • Warrumbungle-National-Park
    The night sky filled with bright stars over the dark sky park in the Warrumbungles.


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