Australia Travel News 08/01/2011
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 Customs and Immigration staff, with an immediate effect on processing times at airports.
Tiger Airways relaunch hit with delay
he ban on Tiger Airways flying in Australia will remain until at least Wednesday after the air-safety regulator sought more time to assess the budget airline's response to conditions placed on its air operator's certificate.
Oar bullet saves Young Socceroos – Football – Sportal Australia
Tommy Oar's spectacular free-kick with two minutes remaining salvaged a 1-1 draw for Australia in their opening match of the Under-20 World Cup against Ecuador.
Australia’s warmest end to July in decades
Much of central and southern Australia has had its warmest end to July in decades, with the last few days of the month 3 to 8 degrees above average.
Jack Vidgen | Australia’s Got Talent | Facebook | death threats
NSW Police have been made aware of a Facebook page that has allegedly made disturbing death threats against baby-faced singer Jack Vidgen.
- Australia victim of ‘massive’ cyber espionage
Best and Worst of Australia | y Travel Blog
There are a few things you might want to know before you get here. Here are some of the best and worst things about Australia
Postcard from Grand Pacific Drive | C’est Christine
The Grand Pacific Drive weaves through the coastal rainforests of the Royal National Park and along the sheer cliffs above the South Pacific Ocean. It’s a gorgeous drive that became even more enjoyable when I realized that we weren’t just driving aimlessly: we had a destination!
Branding Brianne: Searchin’ the Salvos
On historic Oxford Street in Paddington, Red Threads offers a mix of new, designer donations and vintage finds. This eclectic store opened in April of this year and all of the proceeds benefit the Australian Red Cross.
Snap – crocodile eating another crocodile | News.com.au
Normally, you'd just put your head down and get on with it, but that's going to prove a little tricky for this 2.5m crocodile after his was eaten by his 5m mate.