Tourism

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Just a hop to a world away

premium_icon Just a hop to a world away

The Tiwi Islands offer a glimpse into a different culture with an ancient and modern history that few of us know

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Noosa to put up ‘full’ sign as over-tourism becomes issue

premium_icon Noosa to put up ‘full’ sign as over-tourism becomes issue

One of Queensland’s internationally famous tourist playgrounds has been forced to put out the “full” sign as it faces being loved to death by “over-tourism”.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

‘Too rainy’: Tourists slam Australia

‘Too rainy’: Tourists slam Australia

Backpackers have lashed out, saying Australia’s weather, rules and people are a major disappointment. But Aussies aren’t having it.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

RED TAPE: Jobs lost as Island business forced to close

premium_icon RED TAPE: Jobs lost as Island business forced to close

Popular Fraser Island tour operators say State Government red tape has forced their doors to close after more than two decades in business

Changing times for today’s backpackers

premium_icon Changing times for today’s backpackers

Wet T-shirt contests and Jägerbombs are taking a back seat to an “immersive” travel experience in Gen Y backpackers according a report released this week.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

The 360-island oasis that’s largely ignored

premium_icon The 360-island oasis that’s largely ignored

It’s the Caribbean-style ‘astonishing’ Queensland wonder filled with 360 islands - five times as many as the Whitsundays.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Where you can find some of the world's best street art

premium_icon Where you can find some of the world's best street art

From cheeky murals to political posters, street art is powerful stuff the world over.

What is the Gympie council really saying about us?

premium_icon What is the Gympie council really saying about us?

Council's race to make Gympie generic, Home Brand and inoffensive

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Iconic attractions to see before they go

Iconic attractions to see before they go

Some of the world’s most iconic landmarks and destinations are in danger of disappearing. Here are the things to visit before it’s too late.

Thu 30 May 2019

What about jobs that won’t cost us the earth?

premium_icon What about jobs that won’t cost us the earth?

'A different vision for Australia is easy to imagine and straightforward to implement. It just needs political will- and a plan.'

See inside the newest selfie attraction

premium_icon See inside the newest selfie attraction

Selfie lovers are already going crazy for a new immersive attraction landing on the Gold Coast, but where you’ll find it may surprise you.

Tourism hub pokies promise bombshell

premium_icon Tourism hub pokies promise bombshell

STATE Government promises no more pokies on the Gold Coast for a global tourism hub but it’s not what its bureaucrats are conveying.

Whale One's new look revealed as season kicks off

premium_icon Whale One's new look revealed as season kicks off

As whale season kicks off on the Sunshine Coast, one of the region's most iconic tourist attractions has unveiled its 'massive' makeover.

Tue 28 May 2019

Big boost to Big Pineapple revamp's bottom line

premium_icon Big boost to Big Pineapple revamp's bottom line

The Big Pineapple's redevelopment has been boosted to the tune of $2.5 million with the State Government set to chip in on crucial parts of the upgrade.

Mon 27 May 2019

'Always on Clive's mind': Resort signage fuels sale rumours

premium_icon 'Always on Clive's mind': Resort signage fuels sale rumours

Clive Palmer's right-hand man has hosed down speculation the mining magnate's Palmer Coolum Resort has changed hands, after workers were spotted removing signs.

Sat 25 May 2019

Vivid Sydney 2019: Colours and fun for child in all of us

Vivid Sydney 2019: Colours and fun for child in all of us

VIVID Sydney is best seen through the eyes of a child. Especially if a visit to an electric playground is on your list of things to do.

FIRST LOOK: Huge new roller coaster at centre of $50m Sea World revamp

premium_icon FIRST LOOK: Huge new roller coaster at centre of $50m Sea World...

Village Roadshow will today announce a $50 million revamp of Sea World, with new thrill rides to include an innovative new roller coaster.

Fri 24 May 2019

'Finding Nemo meets James Bond': The reef from inside scUber

premium_icon 'Finding Nemo meets James Bond': The reef from inside scUber

Find out what the visibility is like inside scUber and how it's benefiting the reef.

Thu 23 May 2019

WORLD FIRST: Heron Island visitors can book underwater Uber

premium_icon WORLD FIRST: Heron Island visitors can book underwater Uber

IN A world first, visitors to Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef will be able to book a submarine - and they can do it through Uber.

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