WhyGo Australia News 05/20/2010
Would-be muggers in Australia thwarted by ninjas – This Just In – CNN.com Blogs
A group of would-be muggers in a Sydney, Australia, met their match Tuesday night in the form of black-clad ninjas. The three stalked and attacked a German exchange student, 27, in a dimly lit alley that fortunately for the victim ran behind the Ninja Senshi Ryu warrior school, according to an Australian Broadcasting Corp. report.
Australia Travel iPhone App | traveling greener
If you’re heading to Queensland, then check out Tourism Queensland’s iPhone app that lets travelers search and explore Queensland with real-time maps and overlay tools.
Nature is key for Australian tourism | Canada Updates
The study reveals that nearly two-thirds of overseas visitors from various corners of the world expressed the unique experience of Australian nature as a major highlight of their Australian visit.
Bear Grylls visits Aussie scouts – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
After evading crocodiles and eating some grubs, the UK's extreme scout Bear Grylls took time out to inspire the next generation of adventurers.
Australia’s bikini-wearing meter maids forced to cover up – Telegraph
They are a fixture on the bustling streets of Australia's Gold Coast, blonde, tanned meter maids who top up parking meters to prevent motorists from getting costly fines.
World Cup 2010: Team Spirit Is Australia’s Strength – Pim Verbeek – Goal.com
Australia coach Pim Verbeek believes the togetherness and outstanding professionalism of his unit will help them greatly when they travel to South Africa for this summer’s World Cup.
Sydney dad killed while BASE jumping
A Sydney father has died after an accident while BASE jumping in northern Canada, according to reports. Jim Mitchell, from the Sutherland Shire, reportedly tripped and hit his head on a cliff in the remote mountains of Baffin Island, in the Arctic Circle.
2010 Carnivale Street Parade Entertainment! | Port Douglas Carnivale
2010 Port Douglas Carnivale Street Parade will explode in a ball of hi-octane street entertainment designed to turn the evening into a true street party! With entertainment zones up and down Macrossan St there will be something to keep everyone entertained from 5 pm till midnight (stopping for the fireworks at 9 pm)!
Fast food for Australia’s parks? | Stuff.co.nz
New tourism laws could pave the way for supermarkets, rifle ranges, car race tracks, and even fast food chains to be built in national parks across New South Wales, Australian environment groups have claimed.
Aussie in bungy jump mishap improving
An Aussie in New Zealand slipped free from her bungy cord and sustained injuries.