Travel News

    Investigators zero in on cause of Daintree zipline tragedy

    premium_icon Investigators zero in on cause of Daintree zipline tragedy

    Investigators work out why zipline failed, killing two tourists.

    Mass evacuation at airport after security breakdown

    premium_icon Mass evacuation at airport after security breakdown

    Security screening malfunction forces airport evacuation.

    Goin’ country: why you should head west this Easter

    Goin’ country: why you should head west this Easter

    Bucking bulls, country music stars, and celebrity chefs serving up paddock to plate...

    ‘Disgusting’: Shocking find in Brisbane hostel

    premium_icon ‘Disgusting’: Shocking find in Brisbane hostel

    British traveller Jade Woodland films bedbugs in her Aussie hostel.

    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

        Scott Morrison has warned the nation of “difficult days ahead” after confirming 11 Australians remained “unaccounted for” and three are dead following the NZ volcano eruption.

        premium_icon ‘No signs of life’: Fears for Aussies in NZ volcano tragedy

        Dozens of Australians ’unaccounted’ for after New Zealand eruption

        Tourists have been blamed for a growing crisis in Bali that’s threatening food, culture and way of life on the drought-stricken island.

        ‘Real danger’ as Bali runs out of water

        ‘Real danger’ as tourists use up Bali’s dwindling water supply

        People in New Zealand have slammed Princess Cruises over a “silly, frustrating and insulting” greeting for passengers at a North Island port.

        Fury at ‘racist’ cruise company’s NZ stunt

        ‘Silly, frustrating, insulting’: cruise slammed for fake Maori stunt

        With tourism numbers down by as much as 40 per cent in some parts of Queensland, there is one market experts say is not being properly utilised.

        premium_icon Greenies want to keep us off tourist track

        Tourism numbers are down by as much as 40 per cent in parts of Queensland