Queensland, Australia Travel Newswire (Page 8)

Queensland, Australia Travel Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Queensland, Australia Travel. (Page 8)

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  1. Queensland: A magnetic experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Just after we rolled back the clocks and settled again into the dark evenings and, in my opinion, the depressing half of the year, I amused myself with one of those silly online quizzes. I went a bit nutty on travel between my first and second newspaper jobs and my score of 105 put me in the top 4 per cent of survey-takers.


  2. Oceans 2 Earth Launched New Great Barrier Reef Marine Conservation ProjectRead the original story

    May 14, 2016 | PR.com

    Oceans 2 Earth organisation offers volunteering contributions to issues of animal mistreatment and environmental destruction. They have recently launched a new project, the "Great Barrier Reef Marine Conservation" project.


  3. Australia's biggest tourism event about to begin on the Gold CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The Age

    The Gold Coast will play host to one of the most important tourism events in the country this week when travel agents from all over the world converge on the glitter strip. The Tourism Australia Australian Tourism Exchange brings tourism operators from all over the country to one place to meet with the world's leading travel buyers in what is being described as speed dating for tourism.


  4. Better footpaths could fight heart disease, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | ABC News

    With a premature death rate double that of the Queensland average, Mount Isa is looking towards walking paths as one idea to address chronic health concerns. The North and West Remote Health Service's 2015 Walkability report found that access to walking paths and trails were a community concern.


  5. Regional Australia takes centre stage as Election 2016 kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | ABC News

    Labor leader Bill Shorten and Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce both hit the road in the Sunshine State, in the surest indication that regional Queensland's marginal electorates werw high on the hit list for both sides this election season. A former Queensland senator, Mr Joyce started out in his old stomping ground around Dalby, visiting farmers to announce $5.9 million for cotton research .


  6. Skye Wheatley attends fashion event and shows off her cleavageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Putting on a brave front! Skye Wheatley attends fashion event and shows off her cleavage in a plunging jumpsuit after revealing her botched 'Bangkok boob job' But on Thursday, a devastated Skye Wheatley managed to put on a brave face as she stepped out to attend the glamorous Pacific Fair Fashion Show & Cocktail Party on the Gold Coast. Despite lamenting over her 'wonky' breasts in an exclusive interview with the Daily Mail Australia this week, the 22-year-old appeared to push her woes aside as she posed in a plunging beige jumpsuit that showcased her artificial assets.


  7. The expats living the quiet life in rural southwest ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Trading city life for remote villages in the South China Karst region might seem an unlikely choice for expats but, as Thomas Bird discovers, some wouldn't have it any other way The South China Karst is a region of extraordinary topography - a land defined by limestone crags, seemingly otherworldly in their gravity-defying composition. The karst may be nothing more than a product of several millennia of limestone dissolution, but it's easy to grow misty-eyed when confronted with this natural spectacle.


  8. Ben Brazil, the $6.7 million bonus manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Age

    Macquarie CEO Nicholas Moore has guided the investment giant to a record profit, and his salary is a far cry from where it was during the GFC. In a jaundiced world inured to ever-swelling executive salaries and bonuses, the Macquarie Bank financial whiz and poster boy for self-made millionaires, Ben Brazil has nipped the hand that raised him.


  9. HK tourists jump for lives in sea blazeRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | The Standard

    Two Hongkongers were among more than 40 tourists, many of them elderly Chinese, recovering after jumping into life rafts when the catamaran they were aboard caught fire in Australia.A 58-year-old mother and her daughter, 24, were slightly injured and lost their passports during the drama. They will receive new travel documents.The Spirit of 1770 got into trouble after a day trip to Lady Musgrave ... Two Hongkongers were among more than 40 tourists, many of them elderly Chinese, recovering after jumping into life rafts when the catamaran they were aboard caught fire in Australia.


  10. Great Barrier Reef is in trouble with hundreds of kilometres of coral bleached or deadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Devastating pictures show the grim reality of the Great Barrier Reef as an area the size of SCOTLAND is revealed to be dying or dead The photos, taken by Lyle Vale from Coral Watch at the University of Queensland, show the devastating effects that increasingly warm water is having on the Australian icon. Biologist Justin Marshall told the Guardian that more than 90 per cent of the coral around Lizard Island, a major tourist destination, was dying.


  11. Boat which burst into flames on the Great Barrier Reef set alight in the engineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Boat fire which forced more than 40 tourists to jump for their lives into rough seas is believed to have been started in the boat's engine A dramatic boat fire which forced more than 40 tourists to jump for their lives is believed to have been sparked in the ship's engine. There were 46 people aboard the Spirit of 1770 when an inferno broke out in the engine room which forced tourists - many of them Chinese nationals who could not swim - to jump overboard off the coast of the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland.


  12. Taxi Council Queensland raising $1.2 million to fight UberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Queensland's taxi industry is building a million-dollar war chest to fight Uber and other "illegal taxi services" and win favour in a critical government review. Taxi Council Queensland members unanimously voted to raise $360 per cab per year for the next three years in an effort to boost its lobbying powers, Fairfax Media can reveal.


  13. Turnbull goes to market to start campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Malcolm Turnbull has begun his bid to win the election with a visit to one of Tony Abbott's old campaign haunts. The Prime Minister donned a hi-vis vest and started his campaign in Brisbane this morning at the city's fruit markets.


  14. Brisbane Broncos star Anthony Milford wanted to play for Samoa against Tonga says Matt ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Age

    The Broncos five-eighth was instead limited to a social media spectator on Saturday night, tweeting numerous well wishes to his countrymen during and after their thrilling 24-22 win in Parramatta. Milford had originally been named by Parish to lead Samoa against Tonga during the representative round, but was dramatically blocked by club coach Wayne Bennett a fortnight ago.


  15. Brisbane Itinerary - out and about in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Blaze

    A round up of what's on in Brisbane in the coming month, including Kristy Apps and friends, Bad Jews and the Brisbane Pride Choir. Brisbane band Kristy Apps and the Shotgun Shirleys will be joined by two other Brisbane singer-songwriters in an alt country line-up at the Milk Factory this month.


  16. China Eastern to introduce daily Shanghai-Brisbane serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Age

    One of Brisbane Airport's holy grails - direct daily flights between Brisbane and Shanghai - will finally arrive later this year, after China Eastern committed to increased services to the Queensland capital. Tourism Minister Kate Jones said Queensland had become the first state in Australia to secure daily flights with China Eastern, China's second-largest airline.


  17. Uber Stymied In Australian State, Protests With 15,000 Printed Emails Delivered By Horse And BuggyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Sfist

    After the Australian state of Queensland passed legislation to stamp out Uber last month with punishing fines to drivers using the app, the $50 billion valued company did what any imperious, overvalued child would do when met with resistance: It staged a series of self-righteous hissy-fit PR stunts. In a tactic reported on by CNet and others , Uber printed out 15,000 emails objecting to the fines, stuffed them in burlap sacks, and carried them, on horse-and-buggy, to the office of Queensland's government, making a serious and adult point about technology and, like, the future, bro.


  18. Quantity over quality for coastal manta rays, research findsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    For coastal manta rays, it is all about quantity rather than quality when it comes to dining, research at one of Australia's biggest known coastal manta ray feeding grounds has found. Australian and international scientists collected data at Lady Elliot Island, the southernmost coral cay of the Great Barrier Reef, to identify what drives some coastal manta rays to travel hundreds of kilometres along Australia's east coast, from the Solidary Islands off Coffs Harbour to Queensland's iconic reef.


  19. Paul Roos: Give thought to changing the Northern academies systemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Age

    It may be time to change the academy system for the AFL's expansion clubs, Paul Roos said, ahead of Melbourne's match against Gold Coast. Both the Suns and the Dees have three wins and three losses for the season and Melbourne will travel to Queensland to take on the young club on Saturday.


  20. Nick Earls is out to prove novella is not a dirty wordRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | ABC News

    Novella will soon no longer be a swear word in publishing, if Brisbane author Nick Earls has anything to do with it. Earls, whose novels include Zigzag Street, Bachelor Kisses and Analogue Men, has also made a name for himself writing for children and young adults.