The best colonial lanes in Australia are a collection of busy roads and highways that stretch from Sydney to Melbourne and include:The Western Sydney Freeway from Hobart to Port Melbourne is the most popular of the colonies.
The Victoria Freeway (which connects Port Melbourne with Sydney) is one of the longest in the world.
It stretches for 5.5 kilometres from the northern city of Hobart through a range of urban areas and into the state’s far south, covering nearly one million kilometres.
Aboriginal roads are also popular, including the famous Mackay Highway, which crosses the Nullarbor River and travels through much of the southern region.
And the Eastern Freeway runs from Melbourne to Adelaide, taking the longest route in Australia.
A map showing the best colonial roads in Australia, by the number of kilometres.
Source: Bureau of Statistics, Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, Commonwealth Bank map, Commonwealth Map Service, Commonwealth Bureau of Transport, Commonwealth Government, Commonwealth of Australia, State Government, State Territories, Western Sydney, Victoria, Adelaide, Darwin, Gold Coast, Port Hedland, Warragamba, Perth, South Australia, South Eastern WA, Western Australia, North West WA, Northern Territory, Tasmania, Queensland, South West WA and Northern Territory Territories.