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Wed 12 Sep 2018

Foreign workers get banned ‘jobs for Aussies’

premium_icon Foreign workers get banned ‘jobs for Aussies’

HUNDREDS of foreign workers have been granted jobs in occupations the Federal Government last year said “could and should” go to Aussies.

Get your ID ready at domestic airports

premium_icon Get your ID ready at domestic airports

Domestic passengers will need ID when flying out of 12 Australian airports as soon as next year's busy mid-year school holidays under a security crackdown.

Dick's pitch to support regional tourism operators

premium_icon Dick's pitch to support regional tourism operators

DICK Smith is making a stand on behalf of mum and dad moteliers and Australia's tourism-reliant regions.

Star photographer captures incredible photo of night sky

premium_icon Star photographer captures incredible photo of night sky

Photographer captures amazing shot of the Milky Way at Seaforth beach on September 10.

A look inside the state's oldest working hospital

A look inside the state's oldest working hospital

NANANGO'S first hospital building was built in 1898 at a cost of £253.

Island in spotlight: cash windfall predicted for businesses

premium_icon Island in spotlight: cash windfall predicted for businesses

The region's tourism boss says Prince Harry's visit will do for Fraser Island what his mother did for Diana's Beach in Greece.

Tourism gets royal treatment as royals prepare to visit

premium_icon Tourism gets royal treatment as royals prepare to visit

When he sent letters to Kensington Palace inviting Prince Harry and his wife Meghan to the Fraser Coast, mayor George Seymour never imagined he'd get his wish

Tue 11 Sep 2018

WATCH: Incredible family encounter with ocean giants

WATCH: Incredible family encounter with ocean giants

A father and son have shared an incredibly close encounter with some gentle giants of the sea.

VIDEO: Explosions from Mexico volcano captured

VIDEO: Explosions from Mexico volcano captured

A total of eight explosions were reported.

Mum fighting for life in Bali denied insurance

Mum fighting for life in Bali denied insurance

A KIWI mum gravely ill in a Denpasar hospital has to pay $67,000 in medical costs after her insurer said it wouldn’t help.

Couple’s disturbing Airbnb discovery

Couple’s disturbing Airbnb discovery

A HORRIFIED couple made a chilling discovery when they took a close look at the clock in their Airbnb apartment.

Sneaky way to dodge extra flight fees

Sneaky way to dodge extra flight fees

If there’s one thing that bugs plane passengers everywhere, it’s unexpected charges at the airport. Here are five tips to make sure you don’t get stung.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Plane tried to take off as helicopter approached runway

premium_icon Plane tried to take off as helicopter approached runway

AN INVESTIGATION into an air traffic conflict at the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport has concluded, with authorities issuing an important safety warning.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Qantas praised for ‘calming’ flight drama

Qantas praised for ‘calming’ flight drama

PASSENGERS of a Qantas non-stop flight from Perth to London have praised a pilot’s decision to turn around just two hours into the 17-hour journey.

Most unlikely town for Drag party

Most unlikely town for Drag party

A MINING town is now known for sequins and lippy. It’s the million dollar festival that’s transformed an outback community.

Brolly good show at the British Museum

Brolly good show at the British Museum

With free entry and astounding exhibits, the British Museum is a must-do when in London. Just keep a weather eye on when you go.

Teen’s terrifying warning about ‘death island’

Teen’s terrifying warning about ‘death island’

IT looks like paradise. But a backpacker who was allegedly drugged, raped and robbed has warned fellow tourists to stay clear.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

World’s most iconic sites slammed

World’s most iconic sites slammed

A TRAVEL site has unleashed on the world’s most visited locations and instead of encouraging us to visit, it says we should stay away.

Scammers hijack famous travel spot's name to catch Aussies

Scammers hijack famous travel spot's name to catch Aussies

SCAMMERS have again hijacked the name of a Whitsunday tourist destination to trick people into handing over their details ahead of a slated reopening next year.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

More flights struck by mystery illness

More flights struck by mystery illness

DAYS after an Emirates plane landed with 100 people ill, two more flights have just landed in the US with sick passengers on board.

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