Australia Travel Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Top End fire season kicks off with aerial back-burningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | ABC News

    Aerial back-burning is underway across the Top End of the Northern Territory, aiming to minimise the risk of wildfires later in the year. Bushfires NT aims to light about 1,000 kilometres of fire fronts across the Katherine, Victoria River District and Gulf of Carpentaria regions over the next few weeks.

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  2. At long last, LEGO's first official Australian store is set to openRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Mashable

    If you're a LEGO fan and have been lucky enough to travel overseas, you'll notice the company's certified stores are an incredible mecca to the popular toy brick. Decked out with a large range of sets, plus a section with all the LEGO pieces you need to make your dreams come true, it's a fantasy that has only played out as a foreign romance.

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  3. Australia's best hotels as named by Star Ratings Gold ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Stuff.co.nz

    Star Ratings Australia has just released its Gold List of Australian accommodation, determined by more than 200 criteria ranked by Australian travellers according to what matters most to them in their choice of where to stay. As well as a best-dressed list this is a benchmarking exercise that takes a wide-angle view of Australia's accommodation industry, from five-star city hotels to serviced apartments, country B&Bs to island resorts to caravan parks.

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  4. This is Medea, But Not as We Know ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Scoop

    Written by Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks Original concept by Anne-Louise Sarks after Euripides Directed by Rachel House Watch two brothers play out the final hour of their lives in this contemporary update of Euripides' classic text Medea, which radically shifts perspective to that of the previously unheard children of Medea. Frequently retold and reimagined throughout history, this Medea is unlike any other.

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  5. First Table hungry for slice of the early-bird dining marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Stuff.co.nz

    First Table, a dining club for early-evening diners, has just hit a significant milestone, signing up its 200th restaurant with a clutch of eateries in Hawkes Bay. The club offers members half-priced meals with the aim of getting punters through its restaurants' doors in the typically quieter opening hours.

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  6. Siemens celebrates 1,000 gas turbines from Berlin: electricity for one billion peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Electric Energy Online

    Today , the Siemens gas turbine factory in Berlin is shipping its 1,000th gas turbine manufactured at the plant. The SGT5-4000F gas turbine, which has a capacity of 300 megawatts , weighs 300 metric tons and is destined for the Umm Al Houl combined cycle power plant in Qatar.

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  7. Peter Moody's ability to spot talent further outlined after double at FlemingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Sydney Morning Herald

    From one-handed catches to incredible comebacks, these are the most exciting, silly and downright crazy plays in the sport world this week. Peter Moody's uncanny knack of seeing the best of a yearling prior to entering the sale ring was further outlined at the Flemington Anzac Day meeting on Monday with two of his purchases winning the two feature races.

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  8. Brisbane rowers offer tourists a unique view of the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | ABC News

    While many visitors to Brisbane see the city on foot or by train, a rowing club is offering tourists a different perspective of the river city. The Commercial Rowing Club in South Brisbane has been allowing visitors with rowing experience to join their teams on Thursday mornings.

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  9. Cairns wins bid to host Olympic beach volleyball qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | ABC News

    Cairns has beaten Sydney and the Gold Coast in their bids to host the Asian Volleyball Confederation Beach Volleyball Continental Cup final, a direct qualifying event for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. CEO of Volleyball Australia Mathieu Meriaux said Cairns had been chosen over Sydney and the Gold Coast after organisers toured locations and gauged community support for the event.

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  10. Kris Smith and girlfriend Maddy King wear mystery matching rings on their wedding fingersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Daily Mail

    Something to tell us? Kris Smith and girlfriend Maddy King wear mystery matching rings on their wedding fingers as they jet off to the Gold Coast The outfits may well have been different, but the curious new accessories looked remarkably similar as Kris Smith and girlfriend Maddy King arrived at Sydney Airport. Arriving ahead of a flight to the Gold Coast on Monday, the couple sported matching silver bands on their wedding fingers as they made their way towards the departure lounge.

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  11. Australian leader defends gun controls on tragic anniversaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Cybercast News Service

    Australia's prime minister says a review of nation gun laws will not weaken strict regulations that have kept Australians safer since 35 people were shot dead by a mass murderer 20 years ago. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was in the island state of Tasmania on Thursday to attend a 20th anniversary commemoration of one of the world's worst mass murders by a lone gunman at the historic tourist site of Port Arthur on April 28, 1996.

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  12. Message of regional unity taken from China tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Naracoorte Herald

    Naracoorte Lucindale Mayor Erika Vickery returned from China a fortnight ago, where she was a part of a State Government delegation aimed at improving trade and business relationships. Mayor Vickery said that the trip "continued and strengthened the relationship building that began with the trip last year, not only for businesses that wish to deal with the China market but also with the Chinese delegations that will visit SA in the future.

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  13. Maersk Server to replace damaged Pacific Discovery on Maari oilfield upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Taranaki Daily News

    A replacement support ship is heading to the Maari oilfield to continue work on the $60 million upgrade of the Raroa storage and production vessel. A second propeller was also affected in the April 11 accident and the ship had to be towed from the site, about 80kms off the Taranaki coast, to Port Nelson, on the South Island, for repairs.

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  14. Are Instagram influencers actually influential?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | ABC News

    Travel marketers in 2016 are well into the digital age, and Instagram has emerged as a valuable way for tourism bodies and destinations to reach their target audience. But when it comes to Instagram 'influencers' - people who have acquired thousands of followers on the photo-sharing site - how do tourism organisations and brands measure the influence these individuals really have? Melbourne-based marketing and advertising executive Harry Corsham said if organisations picked the right Instagram influencer, it could put their destination at the top of the wish list of thousands of potential holiday-makers.

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  15. Explore April Events in Melbourne with Budget Accommodations from City Edge Apartment HotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | SBWire

    City Edge Apartment Hotels, a leading group of hotels in Australia, is now offering budget accommodations for those who wish to visit Melbourne to enjoy the city's fantastic festivals or major events that are on throughout the month of April. With the HIA Home Show, Fitness and Health Expo, Dog Lovers Show, 2016 Buddha's Day and Multicultural Festival, and many other activities, Melbourne is the destination for every traveller and their loved ones during the month of April.

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  16. Regional therapists work online to deliver allied health supportRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | ABC News

    A regional occupational therapist believes the use of teleconferencing technology is providing remote families with the confidence to better support their children. Simone Dudley lives on a farm outside Deniliquin in the New South Wales Riverina, and works in partnership with speech pathologist Sue Cameron in the south-western Victorian town of Henty.

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  17. Skate in the City becomes the Winter FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Canberra City News

    IN the City Canberra CEO Jane Easthope has announced that "Skate in the City" is to become "Winter Festival", a part of a national event to be held over 3 weeks during June and July this year. It will be styled on European winter markets and will be held in iconic locations in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra and Perth.

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  18. The Most Amazing Locations From The Golden Age Of Film & TVRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Lifehack.org

    Today, the locations are as much the stars as the actors and directors themselves. To celebrate the 'golden age' of film and TV we're living in, travel experts Expedia have developed The World On Screen , an interactive guide to the most amazing, interesting locations seen in movies and TV.

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  19. Beale Street Music Fest: On the Road, On the Beach, On the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    Courtney Barnett is getting ready to board a plane somewhere on the West Coast when her manager hands her the phone. She sounds tired and in a bit of a haze, which is understandable, considering she's been on the road almost nonstop for the past two years.

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  20. Narooma Lion Jai Reed to take on the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Narooma News

    FUTURE STAR: Future AFL star Jai Reed did well enough with the GWS Giants Academy squad to be picked for the NSW/ACT Rams squad. UNDER 16 CHAMPS: The Narooma AFL Lions Under 16s team experienced success under coach Mick Clothier.

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