Love shack: Valentine's Day central

Click next for a photo gallery of Valentine's around regional Australia.
Click next for a photo gallery of Valentine's around regional Australia.

Some like to say it with chocolates, others prefer a romantic candle-lit dinner. But at Fairfax Regional Media, we'd rather wish you a happy Valentine's Day with a collection of galleries, videos and trivia questions, pulled together with love and affection (and just a little help from Cupid). 

Have you forgotten to grab your someone special something special? Check out our last-minute gift guide galleries for some inspiration. Consider yourself a Valentine's Day buff? Try our challenging quiz. Or looking for some romantic inspiration? Watch our top 10 romantic movie moments. Enjoy!

Love in regional Australia


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Port Macquarie: Spark still strong after 62 years

Newcastle: Love, money on Valentine’s Day 

Maitland: Roses please, of any colour

Goulburn Post: Valentine's Day: A few tips from the heart

Wollongong: The secret to making your love last

Tamworth:Love is in the air for a match made in devil heaven

Bathurst: An enduring Valentine's Day union

Orange: Business blooms on Valentine’s Day

Wagga: Love is in the air, jewellery is on the wish list

Warrnambool: Romantics gets the registers ringing

Bendigo: Sweet smell of love for Valentines Day

Ballarat: Valentine's Day proposal: couple gear up for Saturday wedding

Mt Isa: Ally sharing the Valentine’s love

Launceston: Friendly feline a purr-fect Valentine

NEWCASTLE: Shantel Walters and Brad Neville get married today. Photo: SIMONE DE PEAK

NEWCASTLE: Shantel Walters and Brad Neville get married today. Photo: SIMONE DE PEAK

PORT MACQUARIE: Couple Richard and Barbara Muszynski have been married for 62 years.

PORT MACQUARIE: Couple Richard and Barbara Muszynski have been married for 62 years.

WARRNAMBOOL: Owner of Wendy Rankins Flowers in Warrnambool, Lisa Kelson, is stocking up on bunches of red roses for Valentine’s Day today.

WARRNAMBOOL: Owner of Wendy Rankins Flowers in Warrnambool, Lisa Kelson, is stocking up on bunches of red roses for Valentine’s Day today.

BENDIGO: A very busy Carol Tuohey at The Petal Factory. Photo: PETER WEAVING

BENDIGO: A very busy Carol Tuohey at The Petal Factory. Photo: PETER WEAVING

WOLLONGONG: Stephen Kuhn and Elizabeth Espinosa with their children Isabel, 8, and Juan, 6. The couple say communication is the key to a successful marriage. Photo: ROBERT PEET

WOLLONGONG: Stephen Kuhn and Elizabeth Espinosa with their children Isabel, 8, and Juan, 6. The couple say communication is the key to a successful marriage. Photo: ROBERT PEET

BALLARAT: Jason Vowles and Lisa Frawley will be married tomorrow after Jason proposed on Valentine's Day last year.

BALLARAT: Jason Vowles and Lisa Frawley will be married tomorrow after Jason proposed on Valentine's Day last year.

WAGGA: Michael Andrea, of Nugent and Andrea Jewellers, has already seen an influx of customers looking for Valentine’s Day jewellery and is almost cleaned out of heart-shaped items. Photo: LES SMITH

WAGGA: Michael Andrea, of Nugent and Andrea Jewellers, has already seen an influx of customers looking for Valentine’s Day jewellery and is almost cleaned out of heart-shaped items. Photo: LES SMITH

MOUNT ISA: Flowers By Ally florist Ally Harris and staff Larissa Backo and Vanessa Baxman show off bunches of their quickly dwindling supply of red roses. Photo: HAILEY RENAULT

MOUNT ISA: Flowers By Ally florist Ally Harris and staff Larissa Backo and Vanessa Baxman show off bunches of their quickly dwindling supply of red roses. Photo: HAILEY RENAULT

LAUNCESTON: An 18-month-old cat for sale at the RSPCA, who are encouraging couples to consider adopting a feline friend this Valentine's.

LAUNCESTON: An 18-month-old cat for sale at the RSPCA, who are encouraging couples to consider adopting a feline friend this Valentine's.

ORANGE: Classic Country Rose owner Sheryl Lewis says this Valentine’s Day will be one of her busiest. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

ORANGE: Classic Country Rose owner Sheryl Lewis says this Valentine’s Day will be one of her busiest. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

TAMWORTH: Princess Mary meets her handsome prince. It's hoped the pair will hit it off this Valentine's. Photo: MANDY KENNEDY

TAMWORTH: Princess Mary meets her handsome prince. It's hoped the pair will hit it off this Valentine's. Photo: MANDY KENNEDY

MAITLAND: Gwyneth Harbrow from The Rose Farm at Lorn.

MAITLAND: Gwyneth Harbrow from The Rose Farm at Lorn.