WA- Albany - Dog Rock - is a well-known local attraction; in 1921 the council decided it was dangerous and was going to blow it up! It caused so much upset to the people that a referendum was held with a vote of 409 to keep it and 207 to get rid of it, it stayed. http://albany.asn.au/dogrockalbany.html
Whitehaven Beach, Australia. Whitehaven Beach is a definite “must-see” in the Whitsundays. The crystal clear aqua waters and pristine silica sand of Whitehaven stretch over seven kilometres along Whitsunday Island , the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays. It defines nature at its best and provides the greatest sense of relaxation and escape.