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Mon 24 Feb 2020

Through the lens: Photographer’s life on rural station

premium_icon Through the lens: Photographer’s life on rural station

AFTER working and living on a rural sheep station, a Bundaberg woman has started her own photography business.

Inquest bombshell: Dreamworld owner may face prosecution

premium_icon Inquest bombshell: Dreamworld owner may face prosecution

The Coroner has blasted Dreamworld and referred its parent company Ardent for investigation over the disaster saying there was a 'total failure'.

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Jaw-dropping: Aussie cruise prices slashed

Jaw-dropping: Aussie cruise prices slashed

Aussie holiday-makers are snapping up last-minute bargains, including a luxury cruise from $66 a night, as some of the world’s biggest ships divert Down Under.

New rides in ambitious plan to transform Dreamworld

premium_icon New rides in ambitious plan to transform Dreamworld

Dreamworld owner Ardent has revealed ambitious plans to transform the park with new rides and attractions after reporting disappointing financial figures.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

China travel ban extended again

China travel ban extended again

Australia has extended the ban on travellers from China for another week, saying the number of deaths in Hubei continues to grow.

Town in Italy will pay you to live there

Town in Italy will pay you to live there

There’s been a recent trend of idyllic Italian towns selling homes for loose change. This town’s doing one better – it’s paying people to move there.

Qantas flights slashed as it takes $150m hit

premium_icon Qantas flights slashed as it takes $150m hit

Qantas and Jetstar will cut back flights to Asia as the coronavirus continues to cause chaos, with the airline’s bottom line set to take a $150 million hit.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

‘Hits kept coming’ in seat-punch saga

‘Hits kept coming’ in seat-punch saga

The American Airlines passenger who became embroiled in a mid-air stoush after reclining her seat has spoken out about the ordeal.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Inside Hong Kong’s most luxurious hotel

premium_icon Inside Hong Kong’s most luxurious hotel

Rolls-Royce transfers, an opulent lobby, lavish high teas, The Peninsula Hong Kong is the ultimate luxury hangout.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Red Rock: The real reason this coastal town got its name

premium_icon Red Rock: The real reason this coastal town got its name

On this crimson corner of the Coffs Coast is a sacred site girt by seas and nature’s gifts of beauty, rich and despair

Trip In A Van becomes a never-ending roadtrip for Aussie family

premium_icon Trip In A Van becomes a never-ending roadtrip for Aussie...

Young families are in hot pursuit of grey nomads, abandoning the nine-to-five for the freedom of nature’s classroom

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Travellers face chaos as more Jetstar strikes planned

premium_icon Travellers face chaos as more Jetstar strikes planned

Jetstar workers will walk off the job again this month with the budget airline struggling to make headway with unions over employment demands.

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Woman jailed over mile-high tantrum

Woman jailed over mile-high tantrum

A passenger who sensationally tried to storm the cockpit of a plane and violently lashed out at crew has sobbed as her sentence was read in court.

Qantas, Jetstar to reduce flights to and from Darwin

premium_icon Qantas, Jetstar to reduce flights to and from Darwin

THERE will be fewer direct flights to and from Darwin on Jetstar and Qantas from next month

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Failed Coast company director to front court

premium_icon Failed Coast company director to front court

The director of a failed company has been asked to explain why $600,000 was transferred from his day tour business to pay for personal loans.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

'It’s like Russian roulette': Casino couple trapped on ship

premium_icon 'It’s like Russian roulette': Casino couple trapped on ship

DAVE and Jan Binskin tell us what it is like being trapped in a two-week quarantine on a cruise ship where 61 passengers had been diagnosed with coronavirus.

Sun 9 Feb 2020

Scary sign hidden in this picture

Scary sign hidden in this picture

It’s supposed to be an international airport. It’s supposed to be part of a holiday resort on a pristine piece of coastline. But it’s not.

Sat 8 Feb 2020

Dreamworld shuts down iconic thrill ride

premium_icon Dreamworld shuts down iconic thrill ride

Dreamworld has quietly closed its second major thrill ride in the last three months in the wake of the Thunder River Rapids disaster.

Fri 7 Feb 2020

‘This is going to be worse than SARS or the GFC’

premium_icon ‘This is going to be worse than SARS or the GFC’

The fallout of the Coronavirus crisis is set to be worse than the global financial crisis and SARS for the Gold Coast, industry leaders say.

Doctor who first warned about virus ‘dies’

Doctor who first warned about virus ‘dies’

A Chinese doctor who was arrested after sending a text message warning about the deadly coronavirus has reportedly died.

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