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Thu 11 Jul 2019

Picture explains baby’s cruise death

Picture explains baby’s cruise death

A photo showing the “hidden hole” where baby Chloe Wiegand plunged to her death on-board a Royal Caribbean cruise ship has been released.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Photo lie angers Bali tourists

Photo lie angers Bali tourists

Tourists flock to this stunning temple throughout the year hoping to get the perfect photo. But they’ve been left confused and angry.

New tax means it’ll cost you more to fly

New tax means it’ll cost you more to fly

IF you’re hoping to save your pennies while travelling abroad, a new “ecotax” introduced by France means it’ll cost you more to fly.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

PICTURES: Shock discovery on plane before takeoff

PICTURES: Shock discovery on plane before takeoff

IT'S something you’d never want to see when on-board a long flight, especially when you’re taking off for your honeymoon.

Aussie couple infected by parasite while on holiday

Aussie couple infected by parasite while on holiday

When a healthy mum got so tired she couldn’t get out of bed, major alarm bells rang. She had no idea something was lurking “inside” her.

GOING OVERSEAS? Parents warned of temporary tattoo danger

premium_icon GOING OVERSEAS? Parents warned of temporary tattoo danger

Families travelling overseas these school holidays are being warned of the dangers of some temporary henna tattoos.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Whitsundays officials slam 60 Minutes

premium_icon Whitsundays officials slam 60 Minutes

Tourism Whitsundays officials and Whitsundays Mayor lead chorus of condemnation of story featuring our region.

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Soak up the sights of a sophisticated city

premium_icon Soak up the sights of a sophisticated city

There are so many great things to do in Brisbane that the difficulty will be deciding what you have to miss out on

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

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Mum’s hilarious rules before son’s trip away

Mum’s hilarious rules before son’s trip away

Lisa Brockie was a little concerned about her son’s trip to Spain with his mates, so she laid down the law in a hilarious string of texts.

We did it: Huge new industry to boost Mackay region

premium_icon We did it: Huge new industry to boost Mackay region

Mackay beats seven other cities to land coveted base for major company

Tue 2 Jul 2019

Qantas has dropped a massive flight sale

Qantas has dropped a massive flight sale

If you’re on the search for your next holiday abroad, this stellar sale to various parts of the US might be your best bet.

Mon 1 Jul 2019

Look inside the luxurious rejuvenated Hayman Island Resort

premium_icon Look inside the luxurious rejuvenated Hayman Island Resort

Two years ago, Hayman Island was ravaged as Cyclone Debbie wreaked havoc across Queensland. Today it reopens.

Tourist photo upsetting residents

Tourist photo upsetting residents

People living on these iconic streets are being driven out of their homes by snap-happy tourists — who are as rude as they are annoying.

Island’s stunning $135m makeover after cyclone

premium_icon Island’s stunning $135m makeover after cyclone

Two years after it was ravaged by Cyclone Debbie, one of the Great Barrier Reef’s most stunning island resorts has revealed its $135m luxury transformation.

Fri 28 Jun 2019

Cruise ship slammed after near miss

Cruise ship slammed after near miss

A cruise liner is under fire after video emerged of the ship nearly colliding with a pod of humpback whales while off the coast of Alaska.

A YEAR ON: Tobruk dive site advertised to key Asian markets

premium_icon A YEAR ON: Tobruk dive site advertised to key Asian markets

Two State Ministers recognise the one year anniversary of the rescuttling of a local ship.

Thu 27 Jun 2019

HIGH DEMAND: M'boro RV sites to be monitored

premium_icon HIGH DEMAND: M'boro RV sites to be monitored

RV sites across M'boro will be monitored by the Fraser Coast Regional Council for occupancy rates following concerns there was inadequate space for visitors

The local homes that made it to Airbnb's new luxury site

premium_icon The local homes that made it to Airbnb's new luxury site

PRICES in the area range from $699 AUD/night for a countryside hilltop villa to $8,257 AUD/night for a six bedroom-home.

What’s wrong with this police report?

What’s wrong with this police report?

A fraudster tried to pull off a $7000 travel insurance scam — but was exposed by a crucial error in the dodgy evidence he gave his insurer.

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