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Queensland, Australia Travel Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Barge stuck on sandbank off Stradbroke Island leaves at least 200 passengers strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | ABC News

    More than 200 holidaymakers spent hours stuck in waters off Brisbane after a barge headed for popular Queensland tourist destination North Stradbroke Island ran aground on a sandbank. The barge departed Brisbane at 5:00pm on Monday, but the ferry came to a grinding halt just a few hundred metres from its destination amid high winds.

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  2. Tropical low brings relief to drought-ravaged QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | ABC News

    Large parts of drought-stricken Queensland are in for a drenching today as a tropical low skirts the Gulf of Carpentaria, with locals welcoming the deluge despite a risk of flash flooding. The tropical low is no longer expected to intensify into a cyclone, but flood warnings are in place for Gulf catchments, with 100 millimetres a day expected through to Wednesday.

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  3. Travel Times: A reef encounter in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Hinckley Times

    Exploding in the darkness, thousands of astral flecks dance and sparkle, forming brilliant clusters like galaxies in the night sky. Alien shapes float past me as I hang weightlessly, freed temporarily from the constraints of gravity and suspended above a world which I struggle to identify as my own.

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  4. Queenslanders tipped to spend $368 million in Boxing Day salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | ABC News

    In the nine hours of business, $368.1 million is forecast to be spent in Queensland, including $5.8 million in Brisbane's CBD. In 2014, Christmas shopping brought more than 280,000 visitors into the CBD and 190,000 people to South Bank, generating an estimated $3.4 million a day for the CBD economy.

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  5. Crown-of-thorns eradication program seeks more fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | ABC News

    A program that has had some success eradicating the crown-of-thorns starfish , one of the biggest threats to the Great Barrier Reef, needs more funding to tackle the growing numbers. Since 2010, the Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators in far north Queensland has been training disadvantaged young people to become divers and overseeing a program to destroy the COTS.

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  6. PNG Hunters establish relationship with Brisbane BroncosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | Asopa People

    PAPUA New Guinea rugby league team, the Hunters, has forged a partnership with leading NRL team, the Brisbane Broncos, as they continue their build-up to the 2016 season. As part of the deal, Hunters' coach Michael Marum will spend a week in January being mentored by NRL premiership coach Wayne Bennett.

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  7. Top 10 Great Barrier Reef resortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | Radio Times

    Over half a century after he first explored the coral shallows off Queensland's Pacific Coast, David Attenborough returns to the Great Barrier Reef in a new BBC1 series. Back when he made his first trip in the 50s, few were privileged to see Australia's natural wonder up close.

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  8. Large social media followings giving Queensland's biggest tourist destinations added exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | ABC News

    Tourism operators are increasingly using bloggers, Instagrammers and those with large social media followings to promote their experiences online, a social media expert says. Queensland University of Technology researcher Dr Christine Satchell said there was a "natural coupling of tourism and social media platforms like Instagram".

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  9. PNG Hunters forge new partnership with Brisbane BroncosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | ABC News

    Papua New Guinea's national rugby league team has forged a new partnership with NRL Grand Final runners-up the Brisbane Broncos as they continue their build-up to the new season. As part of the agreement, the Hunters' coach Michael Marum will spend a week being mentored by NRL premiership coach Wayne Bennett next month.

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  10. Danish royal family DENIES Australian lifeguard saved Prince Christian's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Danish royal family DENIES that Australian lifeguard saved Prince Christian's life, saying the boy was never in any danger and the situation was 'undramatic' The Danish Royal Family has dismissed claims Prince Christian was in serious danger when he was pulled from the water by a lifeguard while swimming at an Australian beach. The incident came as Crown Prince Frederik and Australian-born Princess Mary took Christian, 10, and their two other children, Princess Isabella, 8, Princess Josephine, 4, and Prince Vincent, 4, to Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast in Queensland.

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  11. Lifeguard didn't know he was saving 10-year-old heir to the throneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | USA Today

    Lifeguard didn't know he was saving 10-year-old heir to the throne Prince Christian was rescued from a perilous riptide. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1OlhbrD Frederik, crown prince of Denmark, and his wife, Crown Princess Mary, attend an event at a hotel in Hamburg, Germany, on May 19, 2015.

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  12. Gold Coast airport in top three busiest airports over Christmas periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Wotif Travel Specialist Kim Stockham said the Gold Coast was a favourite family destination all year, with the festive period no exception. "The Gold Coast is an enduring favourite for families and travellers, and plenty of Aussies will be arriving at the Gold Coast to start their summer holidays with family and friends this Christmas Eve and Christmas Day," she said.

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  13. Darwin hotel rates at four-year lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Northern Territory News

    Damien and Susan Griffen of Leanyer prefer to stay in the city to save costs of travel on taxis after a night out. Picture: Ivan Rachman DARWIN hotel rates are at a four-year low, and those in the tourism industry are banding together to encourage Territorians to pack their bags and live it up local.

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  14. Working holiday company accused of rip-offs to pay back $25k to customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | ABC News

    A Gold Coast-based working holiday company has agreed to pay back thousands of dollars to young travellers after a Queensland Government investigation found what it believed were some unfair terms in the company's contracts. Twenty-nine people who had signed up for assistance on their gap-year travels are receiving partial refunds from The Global Work and Travel Co , totalling $25,655.

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  15. Ex-South Sydney Rabbitohs star Chris McQueen to lead Gold Coast Titans revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    With the release of the fixture list for the upcoming NRL season, here are five fixtures to circle on your calendar. Forced out of South Sydney due to salary cap pressure, new Gold Coast signing Chris McQueen is looking on the bright side, resolving to help steer the NRL's problem child through yet another rough patch.

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  16. Must Do Brisbane: December school holiday guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    There's a myriad of great festive activities, events and things to do and see in and around Brisbane in the lead up to Christmas this school holiday, many of them free.

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  17. Wanderers can beat any team now: PopovicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | West Australian

    They're seven wins on the bounce but Tony Popovic has pronounced Western Sydney's defeat of Melbourne Victory as his side's biggest statement yet this A-League season. The fans returned to Pirtek Stadium on Saturday night to watch the Wanderers take the ultimate scalp in the reigning champions, an intoxicating 2-0 home triumph that sent them surging four points clear at the top of the table.

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  18. Motor sport: V8 Supercars push for street race event in GeelongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Age

    V8 Supercars has begun a concerted campaign to interest the Victorian Government in backing a proposed street-race event in Geelong. Fairfax Media has learnt that senior V8 officials made a secret submission on an Adelaide 500-style street race on the Geelong city waterfront last month.

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  19. Bikeways on right pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    Townsville Bicylce Users Group President Rebecca Ryan on a draft cycle plan for Townsville suggests more commuter corridors, bike paths close to schools and bike trails on Magnetic Island. Cycleways connecting the northern suburbs, CBD, Townsville Hospital and James Cook University and bike trails on Magnetic Island are part of the State Government's North Queensland Principal Cycle Network Plan.

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  20. Hitting the roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    Townsville barrister Gavin Hansen has recently returned from trekking to Everest Base Camp but apparently it wasn't hard enough as he's planning to do the Everest summit next year. Picture: Zak Simmonds Mr Hansen has just returned from a practise climb in the Himalayas, visiting Everest base camp and tackling three peaks and passes.

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