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Wed 16 Sep 2020

Good news for stranded Aussies

Good news for stranded Aussies

Almost 25,000 Aussies are stuck overseas after the coronavirus pandemic caused havoc to flights. Now, there’s a plan to get more of them home.

Groups turned away from school holiday hot-spots

Premium Content Groups turned away from school holiday hot-spots

At least 100 holiday makers have had to cancel their holidays on North Stradbroke Island as families gear up for a Queensland-bound school holiday.

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Airline sued over ‘young, blonde’ hosties

Airline sued over ‘young, blonde’ hosties

Two flight attendants are taking their boss to court, say they were overlooked for “plum” flights with VIPs in favour of younger, blonder crew.

Tourism empire unravells

Premium Content Tourism empire unravells

Tourism identities Bruce and Margaret Nicholls once ferried holidaymakers and corporate partygoers on a luxury yacht to their resort. Now it's all crumbling.

Schoolies influx in Byron could be a ‘recipe for disaster’

Premium Content Schoolies influx in Byron could be a ‘recipe for disaster’

Top cop, mayor and health boss all urge Schoolies to stay away and party another day.

Horror as man falls 137m from ride

Horror as man falls 137m from ride

A 21-year-old man has fallen to his death in Florida from what’s been dubbed the tallest swing ride in the world.

Qantas to revive daily flights between Darwin and Sydney

Premium Content Qantas to revive daily flights between Darwin and Sydney

QANTAS is preparing to scale up its flights between Sydney and Darwin, with Sydneysiders set to travel freely into the NT from October 9.

Island paradise on brink of tourism catastrophe

Premium Content Island paradise on brink of tourism catastrophe

An Australian island paradise just two hours from Brisbane is desperately seeking clarity on Queensland border issues – with a dismal economic forecast if tourists...

Virgin wields axe as BA faces oblivion

Premium Content Virgin wields axe as BA faces oblivion

Virgin Australia is facing “the worst crisis” in its history as its boss announced 250 imminent job cuts with more to come, and British Airways may be grounded for...

Mon 14 Sep 2020

‘Wrong’: Flight Centre boss’s huge spray

‘Wrong’: Flight Centre boss’s huge spray

Flight Centre’s CEO has come out swinging against Queensland’s chief medical officer, and slammed the state’s border closures.

‘Cheeky’ teens abusing laws made after Daniel’s death

Premium Content ‘Cheeky’ teens abusing laws made after Daniel’s death

Young people are increasingly abusing the “no child left behind” policy implemented after the death of schoolboy Daniel Morcombe, recent data shows.

Sun 13 Sep 2020

Palazzo Versace: Inside story of Coast’s famed hotel

Premium Content Palazzo Versace: Inside story of Coast’s famed hotel

Palazzo Versace, the Gold Coast’s most luxurious hotel is an icon. This is the true inside story of the House of Versace’s high-end hotel.

Fri 11 Sep 2020

What happens to my Tigerair booking now?

What happens to my Tigerair booking now?

Tigerair is officially done and dusted. If you still have flight credit with the budget airline, this is what you should do next.

Thu 10 Sep 2020

Aldi item a total game-changer

Aldi item a total game-changer

There is one item going on sale as part of Aldi's camping special buys that is set to fly out the door. 

R U OK? Why camping can help with health and wellbeing

Premium Content R U OK? Why camping can help with health and wellbeing

REPORT: Campers significantly less stressed, bored, lonely and frustrated than non-campers.

Stunning photographs taken on a phone

Premium Content Stunning photographs taken on a phone

GAB Scanu makes his living travelling the world, capturing images from perspectives rarely seen, to create content for some of the biggest brands on the planet.

Bold plan to bring Aussies home

Bold plan to bring Aussies home

Airlines have banded together to suggest a plan that would bring thousands of Aussies stranded overseas home and save their businesses from collapse.

$5k and climbing: Airfare fears over Virgin exit

Premium Content $5k and climbing: Airfare fears over Virgin exit

Virgin’s decision to cancel key regional flights could create a dangerous monopoly and leave rural residents isolated, rural Queenslanders say.

Wed 9 Sep 2020

Country wants Australia in travel bubble

Country wants Australia in travel bubble

Hong Kong has revealed its plans for a potential travel bubble with Australia as it looks to reopen after the pandemic.

Flight Centre hits $1bn in refunds - here's how to get yours

Premium Content Flight Centre hits $1bn in refunds - here's how to get yours

Flight Centre has handed back a staggering amount of refunds to customers caught by the pandemic. HOW TO GET YOURS

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