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Thu 23 Jul 2020

Chad Hurst plans coastal getaway with Big Brother winnings

Premium Content Chad Hurst plans coastal getaway with Big Brother winnings

This year’s Big Brother winner is planning to spend some of his massive cash prize in Noosa.

Retiring 747 leaves its mark with Flying Kangaroo

Premium Content Retiring 747 leaves its mark with Flying Kangaroo

The end of an aviation era was written in the sky on Wednesday as Qantas’s final Boeing 747 took flight into retirement.

Wed 22 Jul 2020

The world-class tropical destination you can visit from $125

Premium Content The world-class tropical destination you can visit from $125

Escaping the winter chill to be lulled to sleep by tropical birdsong has never been easier for Sunshine Coast residents thanks to a new flight service.

Own your own island, oyster shucking optional

Own your own island, oyster shucking optional

An award-winning island has hit the market, complete with boutique resort, helipad, 36-passenger boat and optional oyster licence to shuck to your heart’s content fresh...

Thousands of tourism vouchers not yet redeemed

Premium Content Thousands of tourism vouchers not yet redeemed

TERRITORIANS are being urged to book their staycations with more than half of Tourism NT’s $200 vouchers yet to be committed.

French surfer walks free after drunken holster snatch

Premium Content French surfer walks free after drunken holster snatch

A French surfer who assaulted a police officer and grabbed at another’s gun holster while in a “seriously intoxicated state” has narrowly escaped jail time.

Pilot says a fond farewell as the 747 heads for the boneyard

Premium Content Pilot says a fond farewell as the 747 heads for the boneyard

The man who will pilot the last flight of the famed Qantas 747 says it has been in his family for generations and he is honoured to be at the controls.

Quarter of Qld tourism businesses could go broke

Premium Content Quarter of Qld tourism businesses could go broke

A staggering number of Queensland tourism businesses could go bust during the devastating coronavirus pandemic, despite moves to extend the JobKeeper program until next...

Desperation worsens as Aussies left stranded abroad

Premium Content Desperation worsens as Aussies left stranded abroad

A Coast resident stranded in the Philippines says the government is not doing enough to help Australians return home.

Mon 20 Jul 2020

Virus risk on flights isn’t what you think

Virus risk on flights isn’t what you think

As more of us start booking flights again, there’s concern about catching COVID during a flight. But experts say that’s not the part to worry about.

The extravagant, unseasonal spending of tourists

Premium Content The extravagant, unseasonal spending of tourists

LACK of international flights allowed luxury-seekers to spend big in local restaurants and operators that remained open.

Sat 18 Jul 2020

You’ll want to stay at this retreat for the $5K bathtub

Premium Content You’ll want to stay at this retreat for the $5K bathtub

The freestanding bath is just one of the highlights in new accommodation at Spicers Clovelly in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Tourists enticed to enter the virus-free biosphere

Premium Content Tourists enticed to enter the virus-free biosphere

Tourism Noosa is looking to take full advantage of the first direct flights from Cairns having landing on the Sunshine Coast.

Fri 17 Jul 2020

Welcome back: NT reopens its borders to most of Australia

Premium Content Welcome back: NT reopens its borders to most of Australia

THE Northern Territory will trepidatiously roll out the welcome mat to interstate arrivals today as borders finally reopen.

How Hervey Bay’s whale watching legend began

Premium Content How Hervey Bay’s whale watching legend began

How a fishing charter business turned into a $90 million industry

Whole now, brown cow: Tourist attraction in place

Premium Content Whole now, brown cow: Tourist attraction in place

YOU’VE “herd” the saying pigs might fly – well cows definitely do.

Thu 16 Jul 2020

First Sunny Coast flights a ‘great win’ for Cairns tourism

Premium Content First Sunny Coast flights a ‘great win’ for Cairns tourism

The first direct flight from the Sunshine Coast will touch down in Cairns on Friday.

Shark bite victim urges tourists to come to FNQ

Premium Content Shark bite victim urges tourists to come to FNQ

The 29-year-old deckhand and videographer who was reportedly bitten by a shark off Fitzroy Island has urged people not to be deterred from visiting the region.

Exclusive XXXX island hideaway on the market

Premium Content Exclusive XXXX island hideaway on the market

An exclusive eco-friendly Queensland island paradise once named after the Qld's favourite beer is on the market for only the second time in its history – and there are...

New twist threatens to derail Qld’s Virgin bid

Premium Content New twist threatens to derail Qld’s Virgin bid

The state’s stake in Virgin Australia is under threat as a new player makes a last-minute bid to take ownership of the airline.

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