Travel News

    Great Barrier Grief: Tourists experience 'ecological grief'

    premium_icon Great Barrier Grief: Tourists experience 'ecological grief'

    New research shows tourists are mourning the future of the reef

    Seafarers in the spotlight

    premium_icon Seafarers in the spotlight

    Find out why International Day of the Seafarer is so important

    Woman’s chilling hidden camera discovery

    Woman’s chilling hidden camera discovery

    A boom in hidden camera tech makes it difficult to spot devices

    Hotel where guests will sleep with the fishes

    premium_icon Hotel where guests will sleep with the fishes

    Queensland’s newest attraction brings a whole new meaning to waterbeds.

    Guides

      In Australia there are about 300 snake bites every year.

      premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

      In Australia there are about 300 snake bites every year.

      WE in the Gladstone region are privileged to live by the coast, so there's no shortage of places to cool off when the weather heats up.

      premium_icon Top 11 places to cool off in Gladstone when it's stinking...

      Want to get out and cool down? Here's where to visit in summer

      PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

      Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

      Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

      AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

      VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

      All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

      Tourism

        Queensland is out to increase its share of global dive tourism, and these are the spots that will help it succeed. SEE THE LIST

        premium_icon Interactive: Queensland’s top 10 dive sites

        Qld takes the plunge to grow its $6b dive industry

        Cairns’ tourism industry may be struggling, but new figures suggest one market has given the region a much-needed boost.

        premium_icon Tourist spending climbs over $1b in FNQ

        "This is one of the worst starts to the season"

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

        ‘Too rainy’: Tourists slam Australia

        "We all came here to become waiters and farmers... what? Didn’t we?”