Forget Byron, Yamba is where it’s at

A RECENT story on a national news site has ranked Yamba as one of the five best holiday alternatives to tourist hot-spot Byron Bay.

Could this be the best job in the world?

St Bees Island managing director Phil Webb.

THE only rule: don't stand too long under coconut trees.

Yeppoon sisters travel coastline in style

COLOURFUL TRAVELLERS: Ella Fleming and her sister Layne Fleming with their colourful van Yota. INSET: Ella driving Yota on the Great Ocean Rd.

Yeppoon hairdressers make colourful trip around the country.

Indigenous artist shows tourists secrets of Aboriginal painting

Ever thought "I could do that" about Aboriginal art?

Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winter

A drive up to Telecom Tower also provides you with a great panorama of Canberra.

Canberra doesn’t seem to be the place Queenslanders visit in winter

Enjoying a Brisbane getaway with the kids

Segway tours along the Brisbane River.

Hotel near Roma St Parklands great launching pad for city

3 reasons to enter our WIN A CRUISE competition

Win a cruise - on us!

...Like you needed any encouragement.

Ever wanted to own an island? This Coast one is up for sale

ONE OF A KIND: Svendsen’s Beach retreat is one of the rarest freehold in properties in Australia.

Island on the market for the price of a block of land.

Hervey Bay declared No.1 whale spot on planet

World travel website declares Bay No. 1 whale spot on the planet.

Why MasterChef’s Matt Preston loves our Bundaberg Rum

PREMIUM RUM: Chef Matt Preston visited the Bundaberg Rum where he created Matt’s Blend.

Master Chef's Matt Preston in town to make his own rum

Signs of the times for Angourie Heritage Walk

VOLUNTEERS from Angourie Community Coastcare have drafted some information signs about the history of Angourie

The Pinnacles - a sacred site with a view

HISTORY: Yaegl Elder Deirdre Randall knows just how important the Pinnacles area is to her people.

New $133,000 viewing platform unveiled at Pinnacles in Maclean

Camels milk the attention at new Gympie dairy

TRUE LOVE: “I love camels so much,” Melanie Fitzgibbon says. But she says her husband Wayne Morris (pictured) has the job of keeping them all happy, because camels can soon stop giving milk if they are upset.

Camel dairy gives milk of human kindness.

New tourism body for North Coast

A new group has formsed, but job losses are feared.

Whale pops up for a selfie or two with jetskiiers

Whitsunday Jetski tour guest Travis Poland from Mackay was definitely 'up close and personal' with our friendly humpback whale

A YOUNG humpback whale gave jetskiiers a chance of a lifetime.

Businesses join forces to maximise tourism opportunities

Compere Cr Sue Hughes gives a round of applause at the start of the Clarence Valley Australia Day Awards at the Yamba Golf Club.

Tourism and hospitality cluster to combat challenges

New tourism body for North Coast

ATTRACTIONS like Main Beach Yamba draw visitors to the region.

The North Coast Destination Network will be replaced by a new body.

Anna Faris stars in Air NZ video

Air New Zealand safety video goes Hollywood.

Latest safety video has a touch of Hollywood.

Floating Apartment on Great Barrier Reef

Floating apartment on the Great Barrier Reef.

Airbnb are offering a chance to live right on the reef.

Bollywood Theme Park

Bollywood Screenshot

The world's biggest theme park is set to expand. Here's some of what will be there.

Chapman in Lyon

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

Peter Chapman talks us through the best parts of this French gem.

Virgin Airlines new Kids Class

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids.

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids. Check your dates before you...

Wander Victoria ad is a little offbeat

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

Qantas safety video

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful locations

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful...

Roothy's crew follows the old Ghan railway

It could have been a culture shock when we left town on the Old Ghan track.

Steady as she goes

Roothy's crew follows the old Ghan railway track

Stalking trout in New England

Some of the beautiful scenery encountered by photographer David Nielsen and his father Ian Nielsen in Ebor, NSW, on a recent fishing trip.

Hooking in to the fishing and beauty of spectacular Tablelands.

Tea plantation tour

Our tea master shows us how to hold a Chinese tea cup. Photo Megan Mackander / Sunshine Coast Daily

Megan Mackander explores the Guilin Tea Research Institute in southern China

Spectacular Patagonia, Chile

Images from Patagonia, Chile: Tour guide Stephanie Araya on the Patagon excursion.

Patagonia, Chile offers some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet. Images:...

'Moses' on the mountain in Patagonia

Turner Wilson, of Brownfield, Maine in Patagonia, Chile.

Turner Wilson, 63, and his partner Cheri Perry powered through snow to get to the...

Underwater odyssey

Clownfish (Mr and Mrs Nemo) look nervous as a large wrasse swims overhead – Solomon Islands.

Stunning images from Yamba's award- winning underwater photographer, Christine...

Mahout training, Chiangsaen

Elephant bath time in Northern Thailand