Travel agents call for government to intervene in Qantas strikes | Travel agents said that staff are working long hours to reschedule tickets and have threatened to stop selling Qantas tickets. Virgin Australia pilot blown from stairs by passing plane – The Times of India 2 SYDNEY: A Virgin Australia pilot was recovering on Thursday after being blasted from […]

Australia Travel News 10/20/2011

The Guurrbi Blog: The Aboriginal Family: Respect & Taboos When I was a child my Dad explained to me who everyone was in my family, and my Mukai taught me how to behave with them all. Knowing where you ‘fit’ is really important, as it tells you what your responsibilities are, who you can marry, and how you should talk […]

Australia Travel News 10/06/2011

The Mellyboo Project: We’re All Jammed in the Car and We’re Going Really Far – Southwest Coast Roadtrip Busselton beach closed after second shark sighting | Perth Now Whatever the weather – Cradle Mountain eventually delivers Box Forest Track – Jounrey Jottings Melbourne: The Final Chapter… | Aspiring to Levels of Mediocrity – A Review of Qantas Airlines | […]

Australia Travel News 09/24/2011

Australia no longer ‘the wobblies’ at scrum time – – Ben Alexander can tell when the scrummaging questions are imminent. As soon as a microphone or tape recorder is thrust in his face, a detailed history of Australia's set-piece shortcomings usually follows from a skeptical inquisitor. Australia dismiss Sri Lanka for 174 Australia have taken control of the second […]

Australia Travel News 09/08/2011

Restaurant Review: Jimmy Liks | Not Going Home Restaurant Review: Jimmy Liks Lifesaving competition offers tourism lifeline – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) The tourism industry on Queensland's Gold and Sunshine coasts could reap millions of dollars from an extended agreement to host the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships Freo hotel tops national awards – The West Australian Fremantle's Esplanade […]

Australia Travel News 08/23/2011

A talk from Donald Trump in Australia has a serious price tag | Tickets for the three-day National Achievers Congress start from about $1800 but prime spots at the 10,000-seat event (from where one can, presumably, determine if that hair is real) are currently going for $2995. Virgin Australia to offer free drink and nibbles to business fliers | […]

Australia Travel News 08/16/2011

Inflation creeps up on fruit, utilities and holidays – ABC Melbourne – Australian Broadcasting Corporation The biggest price increases were in fruit and vegetables, utilities, and holiday travel and accommodation. Australian Customs Service and Immigration cuts | Airport queues to lengthen At the worst possible time for the Australian tourism industry, it’s been revealed the Australian government plans to cut […]

Australia Travel News 08/01/2011

Generation Backpacker descends on the Far North- Local Cairns News | FOR Backpackers, Cairns is a haven or heaven. What is it about our city that is so appealing? What can be done to make it even more so? Are you a backpacker? Where does Cairns rate in your Oz experience? Netflix Looking At OZ Launch Late In 2012 […]

Australia Travel News 07/27/2011

A surprise on Lake Macquarie – johnvacy’s posterous Being a Big 4 it has all of the luxuries of a quality holiday park, camp kitchen with everything you could need, including heaters for those cold winter nights, pool and playground. The amenities are spotless and we even have some toilets only 20 or so metres from our tent, while the […]

Australia Travel News 07/20/2011

Baseball making a comeback in Australia – StamfordAdvocate It will take an incredible amount of work for 2011 not to be the greatest summer in the lives of the members of the trio of baseball All-Star teams from Perth, Australia barnstorming the East Coast during July. Oz360 – Tom and Amy explore Australia: CAMPSITE # 84 – A Stripper In […]

Australia Travel News 07/07/2011