Australia Travel News 08/23/2011
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 Hotel has been dubbed one of Australia's best, winning a prestigious national accommodation award in Sydney last night.
British Airways axes Australia flights | News | Breaking Travel News
BA is halving its direct flights to Australia from two a day, to one a day, after cancelling its service from London to Sydney via Bangkok.
Croc bites off fisherman’s finger in Australia – Travel – News – msnbc.com
A fisherman on the banks of a creekside resort in Weipa, Australia, lost a finger and lived to tell about it after his harrowing attack by an aggressive 13-foot crocodile.
Cost of airfares in Australia up and climbing – Australian Business Traveller
There's no sign of the rising cost of domestic airfares leveling out despite the increased competition between Qantas and Virgin Australia.
Australia travel: See all the best down-under sights on one trip – ReviewJournal.com
An all-encompassing trip to Australia is right at the top of most travelers' bucket lists. If you ask them why it ranks so high, they might rattle off a list of the continent's draws, from the Outback to the cosmopolitan cities to the Great Barrier Reef.
Why hitting the slopes is an Australian thing to do
The international ski industry has a virus and it comes from Australia. Travel north of the equator during their winter months and witness the Australian epidemic that has infected the world's ski resorts – they don't call Whistler Blackcomb 'Whistralia' for nothing.
The Mellyboo Project: I may be bad but I’m perfectly good at it
Our first stop was the Pinnacles Desert. And boy of boy, it was HOT! I guess since there have been a number of cyclones that have come through the area in the last little while it was a lot more humid than normal.
Aussie Farmstay and Bush Adventures
Banksia is a genus of Australian plants which range from small shrubs to large trees, although the ones which are native to Sydney and the NSW Central West where my tours run don’t generally grow very tall.