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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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In 2011 the Quandamooka people won a 16-year-long historic battle to have their native title claim recognised on North Stradbroke Island.
Last December, Cathay Pacific Airways celebrated 20 years of service into Cairns Airport.
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 .
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.
The Reserve Bank yesterday left the cash rate at 2.5 per cent, where it has been since August last year.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 08:29 pm
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