Tourism

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Group's push to transform Agnes and 1770

Group's push to transform Agnes and 1770

THE Gladstone Development Board has thrown its support behind bolstering up the struggling coastal tourism towns Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Bodies found at popular tourist cliff site

Bodies found at popular tourist cliff site

A bizarre tragedy is unfolding at a world famous tourist destination where three bodies have been found.

UNCOVERED: Shipwrecks of the Coffs Coast

premium_icon UNCOVERED: Shipwrecks of the Coffs Coast

Laying buried beneath the sands and waves of the Coffs Coast is a treasure trove of history chartering tragic moments of maritime disaster. SPECIAL INTERACTIVE

Wed 6 Jun 2018

Fury over racist ‘backpacker-free zone’ poster

Fury over racist ‘backpacker-free zone’ poster

BACKPACKERS have expressed their anger over a racist poster that declares a Queensland town a “backpacker-free zone”.

Mega cruise terminal gets final green light

premium_icon Mega cruise terminal gets final green light

THE world’s biggest cruise liners will be regularly docking in Brisbane within two years after agreement was finally reached to build a $158 million terminal at...

Tue 5 Jun 2018

Why town doesn't deserve ignorant city bashing

Why town doesn't deserve ignorant city bashing

Stroking his imaginary hipster beard, a city journo saw an opportunity to mock M'boro on a national scale. Here's what we'd like him to know...

‘Idiot’ tourist slammed for stunt

‘Idiot’ tourist slammed for stunt

CHILLING footage shows a tourist hanging precariously off a dangerous Australian cliff where a young student was killed just weeks ago.

Sat 2 Jun 2018

Agnes Water is nation's first town to embrace cryptocurrency

Agnes Water is nation's first town to embrace cryptocurrency

Agnes Water is preparing for a new wave of international tourists after it was confirmed as the first cryptocurrency town in Australia.

Tue 22 May 2018

Dark secret: Bali's hidden shame

Dark secret: Bali's hidden shame

MORE than a million Australian tourists visit the island of Bali each year, but there is a dark secret hiding in the heart of paradise.

Thu 17 May 2018

Bundaberg's royal exposure just before the wedding bells

Bundaberg's royal exposure just before the wedding bells

WITH a royal wedding and the recent birth of a successor to the throne, there's no better time to look at what the Royal family has done for Bundaberg.

Wed 16 May 2018

Volcano costs Hawaii big tourism bucks

Volcano costs Hawaii big tourism bucks

Holidaymakers are cancelling trips to Hawaii in droves as the country’s tourism industry takes a massive hit in the wake of the Kilauea volcano eruption.

Wed 9 May 2018

Tourists warned to avoid top Aussie beach

Tourists warned to avoid top Aussie beach

TOURISM operators are being urged to stop promoting this “deadly” beach, months after it was named one of Australia’s best.

Sat 5 May 2018

Tourist drugged and beheaded

Tourist drugged and beheaded

LIGA Skromane travelled to India to experience one of the region’s yoga retreats. But she was snatched from a beach and brutally murdered.

Fri 4 May 2018

NZ’s cheeky dig: ‘Where the bloody hell are ya?’

NZ’s cheeky dig: ‘Where the bloody hell are ya?’

KIWI Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Rhys Darby have taken a swipe at Australia with a cheeky advertisement claiming a global conspiracy.

Wed 2 May 2018

Carrot-addicted kangaroos attacking tourists

Carrot-addicted kangaroos attacking tourists

KANGAROOS at a popular tourist spot eager to get their paws on free food have left one person with 17 stitches to the face and put another in an ambulance.

Tue 1 May 2018

$1000 for easiest day’s work ever

$1000 for easiest day’s work ever

HOW would you like to make $1000 for less than a day’s work, plus a four-day trip to Hawaii valued at $8000?

Mon 30 Apr 2018

Bundy tour a best kept secret

premium_icon Bundy tour a best kept secret

BUNDABERG sits on the edge of two Unesco world heritage sites and some of the best kept secrets around.

Fri 27 Apr 2018

Bundaberg making its way on to most-desired list

Bundaberg making its way on to most-desired list

LIKE a supermodel on the "it” list, Bundaberg has perfected its best pose and found itself on yet another list of must-see places to visit.

Thu 26 Apr 2018

AMBITIOUS PLAN: Bringing Asian tourists to Bundy

premium_icon AMBITIOUS PLAN: Bringing Asian tourists to Bundy

STRENGTHENING the region's ties with Asia is part of an ambitious one-year plan that could change the face of our tourism industry.

Wed 25 Apr 2018

First visitors arrive on new four-day rail, rum, reef tour

First visitors arrive on new four-day rail, rum, reef tour

TOURISTS will be rolling into Bundy to experience our world-class rum and reef with a new rail, reef and rum package to put us on the rail trail map.

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