Australia Travel News 08/16/2011
A talk from Donald Trump in Australia has a serious price tag | News.com.au
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 | The Australian
The airline will brand its services to the nation's capital as "Canberra Connect" as it moves to take on Qantas, increasing frequency on the Sydney-Canberra route to up to 10 return flights a day.
BBC News – Australia carbon tax protest targets Julia Gillard
Thousands of people have gathered in the Australian capital, Canberra, to protest against a planned carbon tax aimed at curbing greenhouse emissions.
Big name brands ‘could dominate web’
AUSTRALIA'S fast-growing online retail environment is at risk of being dominated by a handful of ''big name'' brands if regulators continue to fail to take the internet seriously, says the co-author of a report released today by The Australia Institute.
Is Australia still home for Qantas?
Do you support plans by Qantas to step up operations in Asia as part of a revamp that will affect some 1000 jobs?
The scenic Port Douglas Markets | Heels and Wheels
By far one of the most scenic spots to set up sales stalls, Port Douglas Markets feature an array of arts, crafts, local produce, clothing and so much more every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Anzac Park.
Cradle Mountain » Wombat droppings? Cubes at Cradle Mountain!
Visitors to Cradle Mountain National Park are often mystified by the amount and type of animal droppings that are found in the Park.
MobileMe Gallery – Broome 2011
Erin Mohr's photo gallery from Broome.
Living in Manly Sydney | Living In Sydney and NSW
Even though it’s still part of a big city it has it’s own small surf village feel to it which was something I really enjoyed and reckon I would like to experience living in…
Tentworld – The Camping Experts: Our number one camping tip!
So next time you're going away, do the right thing. Do a trial set-up with all your gear a week before you head away. You may identify something you need that you simply hadn’t thought of.
Pub Meals in Sydney | Aussie on the Road
That’s where the humble pub meal comes in. With a slew of options that generally weigh in somewhere between $10-$15, a pub meal is a hearty meal that won’t take too much out of your wallet. That’s a must for a backpacker on a budget.