Australia Travel News 11/01/2010
Man jailed for calling magistrate ‘mate’ | News.com.au
THERE are calls to introduce anger management courses for members of the judiciary after a man was jailed for addressing a magistrate as "mate".
Monkey goes missing from Nowra Wildlife Park | The Daily Telegraph
Thieves broke into the Nowra Wildlife Park on the South Coast and stole Cheeky, a tiny, two-year-old common marmoset, from a mesh enclosure at the weekend.
Sharks hit the beach | The Daily Telegraph
LIFEGUARDS are on a heightened shark watch as huge schools of salmon and bonito move close inshore off Sydney's most popular beaches.
German tourist dies in Kakadu | News | NT News | Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia | ntnews.com.au
A HOLIDAY of a lifetime turned into a nightmare for a German tourist who lost her husband on a camping trip in the Territory.
Qantas raises short demand and competition concerns | SMH.com.au
QANTAS has left investors slightly worried about the pace of recovery in air travel after it highlighted the patchy demand on its international network and the battle for leisure travellers in the domestic market.
Aussie trio – including mother and son – held over $400m heroin bust in Campsie | News.com.au
A MOTHER and son have been arrested after Australia's fifth-largest drug seizure.
Termite Mounds of Queensland’s Savannah | Vagabond Quest
As we drove around in the savannah of far north Queensland, Australia, we saw so many big termite hills. Thousands and thousands of them. Sometimes they are called mounds, termitaria, or anthills, even though they are the nests of termites, not ants. Many of them that we saw were around 1-3 meters high.
Miss Universe Australia in catwalk knife scare | Ninemsn.com.au
Miss Universe Australia Jesinta Campbell has revealed she cut short a modelling trip to China after a man stabbed five of her friends on a catwalk.
Krispy Kreme calls in administrators | The Australian
THE local arm of US firm Krispy Kreme doughnuts has gone into voluntary administration because of poor sales. The directors of Krispy Kreme Australia on Friday appointed Mike Smith and Peter Hillig of accountancy firm Smith Hancock as joint voluntary administrators of the company.
Come Camp with BIG4 – for FREE! | Travel Guide to Australia
Join thousands of other happy campers around Australia as BIG4 Holiday Parks prepares for its biggest night of the year, opening up their Holiday Parks for one night only of FREE camping under the stars.