Australia Travel News 06/29/2010
Heavyweights back Jana | The Australian
JANA Rawlinson received some welcome support from Athletics Australia yesterday as she denied she planned to switch allegiance to Great Britain.
The Associated Press: Australia convicts US doctor for 3 surgery deaths
SYDNEY — An American doctor accused of botching a string of operations while he was the chief surgeon at an Australian hospital was found guilty Tuesday of killing three of his patients and grievously harming another.
Armed, dangerous and hiding in bushland | News.com.au
AN ARMED fugitive is hiding out in bushland near one of the most popular walking tracks in Sydney's picturesque Blue Mountains.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard to shut Kevin Rudd out of Cabinet | News.com.au
PRIME Minister Julia Gillard will announce her new Cabinet today, and dumped leader Kevin Rudd is unlikely to be a part of it.
Now you’ll pay up to queue for your flight with Tiger Airways too | News.com.au
Tiger Airways said it will charge customers for checking in at the airport, beginning next month. If you pre-book online your check-in fee will be $10. Lob at the airport, join the queue, then you pay $15.
Tourism Australia – Chance for Australians To Vote For Their Favourite Australian Holiday Experience
Starting from today Australians can vote for their favourite entry in Tourism Australia’s There’s nothing like Australia promotion.
NSW residents ditching cars for fresh air – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
More New South Wales residents are leaving their cars at home and walking or catching public transport, a survey shows.
Aussies running network of love hotels in Japan – Oneindia News
Melbourne, June 23 (ANI): A former head of Tourism Australia in Asia has revealed that he has been running a network of love hotels in Japan.
CairnsBlog.net: inaugural Cairns ukulele festival set to be a hit
It attracted derision and mirth led by former Cairns Post editor Andrew Webster, however the inaugural Cairns Ukulele Festival is looking to a unique, if not surprise hit with locals.
CairnsBlog.net: Laptops and mobiles now being searched at Cairns Airport for pornography
Australian Customs has stepped up surveillance at Cairns Airport, enacting new powers to search travellers' computer laptops, digital cameras and even mobile phones.