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Tue 13 Nov 2018

Calls for ScoMo to let cruise ships access Garden Island

premium_icon Calls for ScoMo to let cruise ships access Garden Island

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been told to live up to his tourism roots by standing up to the Navy and giving cruise ships access to Garden Island.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Family gives up 'normal' life for half gap year

premium_icon Family gives up 'normal' life for half gap year

Coast family have helped refugees who fled ISIS, climb the Eiffel tower and walked through the ashes of Mt Vesuvius at Pompeii.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Brisbane is our next 'world city'

Brisbane is our next 'world city'

Check out its rapid trajectory to steal the 'exciting and livable' mantle from its southern counterparts.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Rally hype translates to solid accommodation bookings

Rally hype translates to solid accommodation bookings

One of the closest finishes to a WRC season in history has hordes of global rally fans descending on the Coffs Coast from this weekend.

Rich-lister is a Working Class Man at heart

premium_icon Rich-lister is a Working Class Man at heart

RICH-LISTER Jamie Pherous has spent $2.5 million beefing up his holdings in embattled Corporate Travel Management only days after a star-studded birthday.

Meet the couple that bought an entire town

Meet the couple that bought an entire town

MEET Queensland’s newest property ‘moguls’ — the Harley Davidson-riding grandparents who bought deserted town Allies Creek.

When Palazzo Versace’s unique eatery will open

premium_icon When Palazzo Versace’s unique eatery will open

New Palazzo Versace restaurant reveals exclusive details about the venue and menu, promising flavours “you won’t find anywhere else in Australia”.

Visit the Pacific’s best-kept secret

premium_icon Visit the Pacific’s best-kept secret

ON Rarotonga they say the whole island is like your resort and they are right. The Cook Islands are the South Pacific’s best-kept secret.

Save me from the horrors of a swim-up bar

premium_icon Save me from the horrors of a swim-up bar

THEY seem like a relaxing idea in theory, but swim-up bars are cess pits fraught with danger, writes Jill Poulsen.

This is not a typo: $199 flights to Hawaii

This is not a typo: $199 flights to Hawaii

Hawaii, Japan, Bali, Thailand, New Zealand … Jetstar’s having a massive sale and your next overseas trip is looking ridiculously affordable right now.

Coffee vans left in the lurch amid RMS review

premium_icon Coffee vans left in the lurch amid RMS review

REST stop operators have their futures hanging in the balance as the government department reviews its licencing agreements

Byron Schoolies: safety key for school-leavers

premium_icon Byron Schoolies: safety key for school-leavers

As school-leavers prepare to flood into Byron Bay for Schoolies, they've been urged to balance their celebrations with their safety

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Aussies warned of deadly mozzie-borne Bali disease

Aussies warned of deadly mozzie-borne Bali disease

AUSTRALIAN travellers have been warned about visiting parts of Indonesia after a recent spike in a deadly mosquito-borne brain disease.

Get in line: $40 Aldi suitcase you need in your life

Get in line: $40 Aldi suitcase you need in your life

It’s as cheap as you’ll find — and the experts say this luggage is as good as Samsonite. The latest Aldi sale is tipped to see queues out the door.

M'boro Gatakers hosts war photos

premium_icon M'boro Gatakers hosts war photos

London-based photographer Ian Alderman has been to 51 countries across his 25 years in commercial photography

Thu 8 Nov 2018

What lurks beneath these iconic water falls?

premium_icon What lurks beneath these iconic water falls?

Any local would have been to the hinterland's iconic Gardner's Falls, but not many know what lies beneath.

MP declares war on sharks as Premier dithers

premium_icon MP declares war on sharks as Premier dithers

A FEDERAL MP has called for open season on sharks as the Queensland Government is branded “borderline negligent” for its response.

Shark patrol drone to keep swimmers safe

premium_icon Shark patrol drone to keep swimmers safe

A SURVEILLANCE drone is set to be stationed in Yamba this summer to help spot sharks and identify rips to keep swimmers safe.

Flight passenger’s disgusting find

Flight passenger’s disgusting find

WHEN Matthew Meehan boarded his plane he thought, “Not another flight that smells bad.” Then he found something disturbing under his seat.

Local traders’ answer to shark menace

premium_icon Local traders’ answer to shark menace

WHITSUNDAYS businesses are concerned about sharks scaring away tourists, but have offered a less “redneck” alternative to drum lines.

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