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Star maps point to Aboriginal songlines
The Emu in the Sky is used by the Euahlayi people to inidcate the best time to gather emu eggs.
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22 hrs ago
Direct route to Abu Dhabi a coup for Queensland
The second member of the Boeing 787 family, the 787-9 is 6m longer and carries 40 more passengers than the 787-8.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Visitors spend up on the Gold Coast
The Queensland Tourism Minister says the Gold Coast enjoyed a strong start to the year with a 1.5 per cent rise in visitor spending.
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Chanticleer Holdings Announces Grand Opening of Hooters Restaurant in Surfers Paradise, Australia
Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. , owner and operator of multiple restaurant brands internationally and domestically, announced the grand opening of its fourth Hooters restaurant in Australia at one of Surfers Paradise's iconic landmarks, the Pink Poodle.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Tour operator lobbies banks not to fund Abbot Point coal terminal expansion
A north Queensland tourism operator says he will lobby Australia's big four banks to rule out funding the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion, unless changes are made to how dredge spoil is disposed of.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Two Northland High School Students Awarded Rural Exchange
TeenAg participants, Alisha Frost from Kamo High School and Deana Barfoote from Tauraroa Area School have been awarded a fully sponsored student exchange to Nambour State High School, on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, by the Whangarei A&P Society.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The woman who doesn't exist
CHARMAINE Webster can't get a driver's licence, a job or travel overseas. And, according to the government, she doesn't exist.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Why Australia is a new casino hotspot
Australia is emerging as the latest hotspot for casino operators as they look to attract Asia's high rollers to the gaming tables as well as its pristine beaches and popular centers like the Great Barrier Reef.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Making native title count
In 2011 the Quandamooka people won a 16-year-long historic battle to have their native title claim recognised on North Stradbroke Island.
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Sideswipe: July 4: Math test
A reader writes: "A friend of mine visiting from Noosa in Queensland related to me a recent experience at a carpark.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Cairns on course to crack 4.5m passengers for first time
Last December, Cathay Pacific Airways celebrated 20 years of service into Cairns Airport.
Travel World News
Queensland, Australia Debuts Oceans Away Vacations by Jean-Michel Cousteau
Queensland, Australia is inviting aquatic travelers to explore the Great Barrier Reef with Oceans Away Vacations, creative dive-inspired vacation packages launched by French explorer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau in partnership with Stella Travel Services USA .
Cold snap drives nomads north
Warm autumn weather in southern states has meant a quiet start to Queensland's tourist season with some caravan parks reporting their winter 'rush' has just started.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Australia emerging as new casino hotspot
With a mining boom slowing, the prospect of thousands of new jobs and billions in tourist dollars has convinced Queensland and New South Wales to back four new casinos, despite fears over their potential environmental and social impacts.
Low interest rates tipped to boost property market momentum in tourist zones
The Reserve Bank yesterday left the cash rate at 2.5 per cent, where it has been since August last year.
Charles Darwin! My Name Is Alex Agassiz. You Humiliated My Father.
On April 16, 1896, a chartered steamer, the Croydon , embarked from Brisbane in Queensland on an American scientific investigation of the Great Barrier Reef - the beginning of an epic series of Pacific-Indian Ocean expeditions led by a 61-year-old American zoologist and mining millionaire, Alexander Agassiz.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Drought not deterring outback Qld tourists
The new head of the Outback Queensland Tourism Association says drought in the inland has not impacted tourist numbers and the region is open for visitors.
Concerns about dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef
MARK COLVIN: Documents obtained by the ABC reveal that the Federal Government's marine research agency had serious concerns about how far dredge material could spread in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
Reds refuse to buy into O'Connor reports
Queensland Reds coach Richard Graham has endorsed James O'Connor as a quality footballer but refused to confirm reports the former Wallaby had already agreed to a two-year deal at Ballymore.
From sugarcane field to a $8 billion super innovative resort
As a part of QLD government stimulus initiative and with the aim to improve the overall tourism and citizen experience and create a next generation city for dwellers, Brisbane city authority has taken up some great development projects in the coming years.