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Fri 11 Oct 2019

Tax threat for 200,000 Airbnb homeowners

premium_icon Tax threat for 200,000 Airbnb homeowners

Online short-stay accommodation business Airbnb has put almost 200,000 home-share owners on notice, sending them an email warning on Thursday.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Streaker slammed for ‘inappropriate act’

Streaker slammed for ‘inappropriate act’

A model who shot to fame after streaking in a skimpy bikini during a football match has been slammed over another “inappropriate stunt”.

Bali scams you will want to avoid

Bali scams you will want to avoid

Bali is the most visited island in Indonesia, but the popular holiday destination is also a playground for scammers wanting to make a quick buck

Major airport security outage put nation at risk

premium_icon Major airport security outage put nation at risk

A recent security outage at international airports in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane caused chaos, as passport control machines failed

The secrets inside the mansion on O Street

The secrets inside the mansion on O Street

Find your inner child with this real life version of Narnia or Alice in Wonderland - with more than 100 rooms and more than 70 secret doors.

Uber’s new reward for best behaved riders revealed

premium_icon Uber’s new reward for best behaved riders revealed

Uber will now reward riders who have a five-star rating from drivers, as Australia’s most well-behaved towns and cities are revealed. IS IT WHERE YOU LIVE?

Pilot, passenger in lucky escape from crash

Pilot, passenger in lucky escape from crash

A pilot and passenger were lucky to walk away alive and unharmed after their small plane crashed into a ski lift

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Shocking detail on man’s passport

Shocking detail on man’s passport

Airport staff were stunned when they checked a man’s passport during a stopover in Abu Dhabi and discovered something for the record books.

REVEALED: Tourists splash half a billion in region

premium_icon REVEALED: Tourists splash half a billion in region

Tourism numbers are up with international visitor spend doubling in the past year

Sex, hair and Donald Trump are 'for now'

Sex, hair and Donald Trump are 'for now'

Theatre has long been a place for political comment and activism. These New York shows are worth every dollar and are as funny as they carry a serious message.

Tigerair’s $1 return fares are back

Tigerair’s $1 return fares are back

You may not be able to buy lunch for $1, but you can buy a flight. Tigerair’s $1 flight sale is back — and the savings are bigger than ever.

Potential buyer for $50m+ Queensland island

premium_icon Potential buyer for $50m+ Queensland island

ONE of Queensland’s most famous island resort may still have a bright future with a potential new buyer.

Girl, 2, dead after ‘disgusting’ hotel stay

Girl, 2, dead after ‘disgusting’ hotel stay

A heartbroken mum has blasted an overseas resort after her two-year-old daughter died from sickness just weeks after a family holiday.

NZ is thrilled with detail on this map

NZ is thrilled with detail on this map

New Zealand is a country that is infamously overlooked all the time. So a stunning feature of this world map has Kiwis everywhere cheering

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Woman sickened by messages on plane

Woman sickened by messages on plane

A legal expert was horrified on-board a Virgin Atlantic flight after she was bombarded with sexual messages by strangers on her seat screen.

Gympie cops bust Maryborough woman almost five times limit

premium_icon Gympie cops bust Maryborough woman almost five times limit

"Police observed her to be very uneasy, she had slurred speech and they could smell alcohol on her breath,” Sgt Manns said.

Sat 5 Oct 2019

Huge gastro outbreak hits luxury train

Huge gastro outbreak hits luxury train

It’s been confirmed more than 100 passengers on the luxurious Indian Pacific train from Sydney to Perth have contracted the gastro virus.

New photo of Uluru causes outrage

New photo of Uluru causes outrage

Climbing Uluru will be banned in three weeks and a new photograph shows tourists are wasting no time to storm up the indigenous heritage site

Fri 4 Oct 2019

’His leg was literally rotting away’

’His leg was literally rotting away’

A Melbourne man involved in a simple accident overseas has revealed how a small infection turned into a battle to save his leg. WARNING: Graphic

Minister slams TripAdvisor for Sea World ban

premium_icon Minister slams TripAdvisor for Sea World ban

Tourism Minister Kate Jones has fired a shot at global travel website TripAdvisor, urging them to lift its ban on selling tickets to Sea World

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