Emotional trekker doing it for dad

EXCITEMENT is building in Kaitlyn Pobar's Mudjimba home for what is expected to be an emotional trek honouring her late father.

Cheers for FNQ's beers

TOP TALENT ON SHOW: The Cairns region has had an explosive growth in the brewing scene.

The Cairns region has had an explosive growth in the brewing scene

Qantas lifts security to help fight against threat of IS

Flying at the pointy end of a Qantas plane might not be as out of reach as you think.

Qantas bans duty-free items out of the Philippines

Teens on holiday caught up in sexual assault nightmare

Savk Hotel

Hotel staff claimed the group of teens were "looking for group sex"

Cruise control: The Gold Coast by cruise boat

Surfers Paradise beach on Queensland's Gold Coast and, right, QT's Bazaar Restaurant; Elvis impersonator Jay Dupuis performs.

The Gold Coast can be as laid back as you want it

France, where there's music on every corner

Musicians perform during the Fete de la Musique Music event in Paris.

Celebration of the solstice brings out the best and worst

$24M Mackay wave pool project: The big reveal

Councillor Ross Gee says his idea for a wave pool in Mackay would be a "tourist mega magnet".

'Get barrelled behind the Great Barrier Reef'

Rail trail could have villages steaming on

Outdoors in the peace and pure air heading north from Casino.

Region on track for a cycling, horse riding and camping future

Great Barrier Reef: new pics show what it's really like

SOCIAL media posts and news coverage highlighting the ongoing detrimental effects of Cyclone Debbie to the Great Barrier Reef have caused concern.

Aussie travel: 13 ultimate spots for surreal photos

Bitter Springs, Northern Territory. Picture: Tourism NT

The places that look like they belong in a fairytale

Council sneaks in tourism body

Events like the Jacaranda Festival are major tourist drawcards.

Decision will be a second attempt at a tourism advisory committee

Cool threat looming for Qld tourism hotspots

Snow at Victoria's Mt Buller. Photo: Instagram

Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Cairns top wishlist for holidaymakers

Reviews put Anchorage in top 3% of the world

Anchorage Holiday Park manger Jo Watt with Fiona McRae, Grant Davies and Ray Scarr, celebrate the Iluka park's top rating from Hotels Ccombined.

HotelsCombined gives Iluka holiday park a 9.1 out of 10 rating

Valley needs to get ready to Suck it Up

MUDDY MADNESS: Yamba is set to host an assault obstacle course next year.

A tourism event worth about $800,000 could be coming to the Valley.

First baby whale sighted near Tangalooma Island Resort

Humpback whales off the coast of Brunswick Heads during their annual migration north.

Tangalooma Island Resort staff saw it's first newborn calf of the 2017 season by...

Migaloo Follows Tourist Boat

Migaloo was spotted off Port Macquarie. Picture: Ella Heensy/Port Jet Cruise Adventures

Credit: Ella Heeney and Port Jet Cruise Adventures via Storyful.

Tips for cheaper flights

qantas flight Coffs harbour.qantas bombardier q400. 09 June 2016.

Save on air fares

Fish form bait ball

Fish form defensive bait ball.

Spectacular vision of fish forming into defensive pattern.

Man dragged from plane gets apology

The woman was believed to be travelling alone on a transatlantic United Airlines flight from Heathrow

United Airlines have now apologised to a man dragged from their plane because of...

Queenstown helicopter views shot on Panasonic Lumix GH5

Queenstown helicopter views shot on Panasonic Lumix GH5

Game of Thrones landmark destroyed

Maltese landmark destroyed by storm.

Malta's iconic Azure Window rock formation collapses in storm.

Turkish Airlines adds a touch of magic

Magician lends his talents to Turkish Airlines safety video.

A new safety video gets some help from visual magician Zach King.

Vivid Sydney captured by Jenn Cooper

Vivid in Sydney

Jenn Cooper, Canon Collective Ambassador, captures some of the magic of Vivid...

Hiking in the Bunya Mountains

The Festoon Falls walking trail at Dandabah in the Bunya Mountains and, top right, the Bunya Mountains sculpture at Dandabah, installed in 2008, marks 100 years of national parks in Queensland and, bottom right, at Dandabah.

This national park offers visitors the chance to get back to nature.

Check out these gems in the hinterland

Double rainbow shines after some rain in Bangalow

A drive holiday through the Byron Bay hinterland uncovers gems

Discover the reef in luxury

Crabs and other wildlife are abundant on Sudbury Cay off Sudbury Reef.

Cruise the Great Barrier Reef