Australia Travel News 09/30/2010
Islander bones return to Australia | SMH.com
The bones of a Torres Strait Islander child have returned to Australia more than 150 years after they were taken from far north Queensland.
Cairns Airport redevelopment to add $2bn to Cairns economy | Dynamic Business
Cairns Airport has been redeveloped and opened ahead of schedule and was opened by Deputy Premier Paul Lucas today on the back of the launch of Tourism Queensland’s new international brand, ‘Queensland, Where Australia Shines’.
Biological warfare bid to stop dengue in Far North- Local Cairns News | cairns.com.au
SCIENTISTS will release thousands of mosquitoes at Yorkeys Knob and Gordonvale in an attempt to rid the Far North of dengue fever.
Tourism Queensland’s big sell to the world- Local Cairns News | cairns.com.au
ONCE it was "Beautiful one day, perfect the next", then came "Where else but Queensland". What do you think of our new tourism advertising campaign?
AFP: Australia’s Telstra to slash 6,000 jobs: reports
Australian telecoms giant Telstra Thursday said it would slash jobs to "improve customer satisfaction" but refused to confirm a report that 6,000 workers were facing the axe.
Australia’s Next Top Model host Sarah Murdoch denies mix-up was deliberate – Telegraph
Sarah Murdoch, the host of Australia's Next Top Model, has denied that her embarrassing mix-up of the winners on live final of the show was a deliberate ploy to raise ratings.
Facebook launches Places in Australia | Herald Sun
SOCIAL media giant Facebook today launched its controversial location-based service Places in Australia.
ABC Sport – Pies dump Davis for rematch
Collingwood has dropped midfielder Leon Davis for Saturday's AFL grand final replay against St Kilda.
Husband to scatter Wollongong skydiver’s ashes in memorial jump – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
The husband of a Wollongong skydiver who died after a mid-air collision in far north Queensland plans to scatter her ashes during a memorial jump this weekend.
Virgin Blue Airport Chaos Continues | Embrace Australia
Virgin Blue airlines is desperately trying to get back on track today after yesterday’s chaos that saw thousands of passengers stranded at Australian airports.