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Fri 14 Sep 2018

New Fitzroy river cruise business unveiled in Rocky

premium_icon New Fitzroy river cruise business unveiled in Rocky

ADVANCE Rockhampton's new Fishing the Fitzroy campaign revealed

Glamorous life of a live-in nanny

Glamorous life of a live-in nanny

A ‘TRAVEL nanny’ has revealed life inside her very enviable, luxurious job. It makes living with your boss okay.

360 Olympic-sized pools worth of sand dredged

premium_icon 360 Olympic-sized pools worth of sand dredged

Boatloads of sand have vital airport expansion project on schedule

9 rules of packing that changed everything

9 rules of packing that changed everything

SHE was a chronic overpacker, but then this traveller discovered the secret formula to the perfectly organised luggage.

New road rule enforced from today

New road rule enforced from today

ATTENTION all NSW drivers. From today, you will have to follow a new road rule. If you don’t, you could be hit with a $448 fine.

A culturally and historically important site

A culturally and historically important site

Temple to be included in the Local Environment Plan as a place of local historical interest.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

‘I got in my car and cried’: Flyer’s Qantas ordeal

‘I got in my car and cried’: Flyer’s Qantas ordeal

AN AUSTRALIAN traveller’s holiday in Bali is in tatters after he was removed from his Qantas flight and referred to the police.

55 murders a day in paradise

55 murders a day in paradise

MILLIONS of tourists flock here for the stunning beaches and lush mountains, but things are spiralling out of control. And it’s not Mexico.

Hopes of royal wake-up for Fraser Island conservation

premium_icon Hopes of royal wake-up for Fraser Island conservation

Fraser Island's leading defender hopes Harry and Meghan's pending visit will "wake the Federal Government" up to their responsibilities to protect the landmark

Wed 12 Sep 2018

New rules coming to Aussie airports in security crackdown

New rules coming to Aussie airports in security crackdown

Passengers who fail to comply with this simple request could be booted from the airport or fined $4200 under a security crackdown.

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.

BYPASS: When will details be revealed, tenders advertised?

premium_icon BYPASS: When will details be revealed, tenders advertised?

Still no date set for releasing detailed design, advertising tenders or construction start and end times

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.

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