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Tourism NT uses “Abo” as paid search term – mUmBRELLA It was discovered that the derogatory term of "Abo" for Aboriginal was a paid search term by Tourism NT. Featuring Perth! | Perth BBM covers Perth, giving you the low-down on what there is to do and see. Tas trials new tourism accreditation system – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) […]

WhyGo Australia News 05/10/2010


The Good news? Sydneysiders will be getting an extra Holiday on Friday September the 7th, 2007. However, that translates to a nightmare for anyone planning to visit during that weekend. The APEC Summit will basically be shutting down the CBD (Central Business District) for a few days before and after. I just heard on the radio this morning, dear President […]

APEC Summit closes Sydney Opera House From Sept 3



Australia is not known for its budget airlines, however, there is something to celebrate for all of you budget travellers Down Under. Virgin Blue is celebrating their 7th Birthday by offering amazing sales on flights and vacation deals. Destinations for cheap airfare include Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific! Check out the deals: Some Blue Vacation Deals: Canberra- 2 […]

Virgin Blue Turns 7 and You Get the Savings



Bono’s got nothin’ on this guy! Perth, Bendigo, Geelong, Melbourne, Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Sydney, Canberra, and NZ! Do you need a bit of inspiration? You are in luck! The Dalai Lama is touring Australia! Love that picture! The days are counting down to the arrival in Australia and in Melbourne of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama […]

Australia Hosts the Dalai Lama



Free Board- a dude skateboarding across OZ!!! http://www.boardfree.co.uk/home.htm It’s taken 105 years, but on Monday a woman led the Australian government in the Senate for the first time. http://au.news.yahoo.com/061009/2/10uh3.html The Bass to Barra trail was launched in April 2005 and has been so popular that a Bass to Barra Trail Guide has been released. This trail is Australia’s only closed […]

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Backpackers will soon be able to work for up to twice as long while in Australia under changes to the Working Holiday Maker scheme. A new provision to the scheme will allow any person who has undertaken seasonal harvest in regional Australia for a minimum of three months to make an application for a second Working Holiday Maker visa. “It […]

Backpacker working holiday extension


INCREASING business travel demand across the globe is set to push up airfares, hotel, and hostel prices in all markets in 2005, with costs in Australia forecast to rise by between 2 and 4 per cent. The latest American Express Global Business Travel Forecast survey predicts domestic economy airfares in Australia will rise between 2 and 3 per cent in […]

Airfares, hotels to cost more – Business Travel – Business ...



Was watching one of those awful travel shows, like Getaway, for about 5 minutes last night. Normally I can’t stand these shows but this time I saw a URL for a resource I thought might be helpful: Working Holiday Guru is a site for Aussie travellers listing all the countries that offer working holiday visas and the basic requirements needed […]

Working Holidays