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The police on the island are now investigating the latest attacks and say that a number of visitors have come forward with information which they hope will lead to an arrest.

Here, 10 epic road trips that take in the very best that Australia has to offer.We are all really shocked and upset about the whole thing. I hope and pray that this sort of thing doesn't happen again."Rottnest ("rat's nest") was originally named by a Dutch explorer, Willem de Vlamingh, who discovered the island in 1696 and mistook the quokkas for giant rats.The island was settled by the British in 1831 and was used as a penal colony for Aborigines between 18.Driving tip: Petrol is really expensive on the Gibb River Road, and there are only two roadhouses along the way – at Imintji and Mt Barnett. For more head here: 7 wonders of the Gibb River Road The route: From historical Hobart to the exquisite Bay of Fires, this road trip follows the coast via St Helens, Swansea and Bicheno. Stunningly beautiful and blissfully quiet, Tasmania’s East Coast boasts bountiful produce including wine, cheese and seafood, walking tracks with ample wildlife spotting, empty beaches, and a unique convict history.Don’t miss: Be sure to take a little detour to Freycinet National Park, an area rich in granite mountains, peaceful bays, azure waters and prolific birdlife, and if you have time join the award-winning Freycinet Experience Walk.Don’t miss: The Quinkan Galleries at Laura is a collection of rock art believed to be as old as 30,000 years.Guided tours are available through the Quinkan & Regional Cultural Centre.Driving tip: If you’re only driving in one direction, start in Torquay so you’re on the ocean side of the road, making it easier to pull over for lookouts.For more head here: Ultimate Escapes Great Ocean Road The route: Constructed in the ’60s to transport cattle stock, this 660-kilometre road cuts right through the belly of WA’s Kimberley from Derby to Wyndham. This is a 4WD adventure like no other, taking in the magnificent and remote wilderness of the Kimberley, with outback cattle stations, ancient gorges, thundering waterfalls, sacred Aboriginal sites and rock art, a unique pioneering history, and fascinating characters.Driving tip: If you’re in the Apple Isle for a long period, consider bringing your own vehicle from Melbourne via the Spirit of Tasmania to save money on car rental.For more head here: Road-tripper’s guide to Tasmania’s heavenly east coast The route: This 1000-kilometre drive begins at Cairns, the gateway to the Barrier Reef, and ends at mainland Australia’s most northern point, Queensland’s tip, Cape York. Made up of red dirt, croc-infested river crossings, ancient rock art, and lush rainforest, this scenic route encompasses the Wet Tropics, an area where two World Heritage areas (the Reef and Daintree) meet.