Tourism

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Native title, Moreton Island and the ‘death of tourism’

premium_icon Native title, Moreton Island and the ‘death of tourism’

Moreton Island’s return to its traditional owners has sparked fears that it could spell the death of tourism.

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Aussie’s Bali holiday nightmare continues

premium_icon Aussie’s Bali holiday nightmare continues

A NSW man detained in Bali for carrying medication will spend another night in custody instead of being released.

D-day arrives for island handover

premium_icon D-day arrives for island handover

Residents and tourism operators on the world’s third-largest sand island are anxiously awaiting the outcome of a native title agreement.

Mon 25 Nov 2019

How thieving tourists are harming Magnetic Island’s koalas

premium_icon How thieving tourists are harming Magnetic Island’s koalas

Visitors to Magnetic Island are endangering the lives of koalas all in the name of taking home a keepsake of the tropical island.

Sat 23 Nov 2019

WATCH: Tourist chased by cassowary at Cape Tribulation

premium_icon WATCH: Tourist chased by cassowary at Cape Tribulation

Forget magpies: this is one bird you do not want to get on the bad side of, as a tourist experienced at a Far Northern beach. WATCH VIDEO

Thu 21 Nov 2019

Creepy catch to $1-a-night hotel room

Creepy catch to $1-a-night hotel room

A hotel has found a strange use for its unpopular room 8, which guests can book for about a dollar — if they agree to be filmed the whole time.

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Map reveals grim fact about the world

Map reveals grim fact about the world

When it comes to travelling overseas next year, you may want to take a look at this map before booking your itinerary for 2020.

Thu 14 Nov 2019

‘No culture at all’: Angry mums slam Australia

‘No culture at all’: Angry mums slam Australia

The women on Mumsnet have picked apart their least favourite holiday destinations — and some of their most extreme comments were about us.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

Disturbing find inside shark’s stomach

Disturbing find inside shark’s stomach

A search for a missing tourist has ended with a grim discovery, after a shark was hauled from the water with a personal item in its stomach.

Wed 30 Oct 2019

Hemsworth’s prank on clueless tourist

Hemsworth’s prank on clueless tourist

At the launch of Tourism Australia’s new global campaign, one of its stars had the room in stitches with a hilarious hitchhiker story.

Tourist’s ‘shameful’ servo bikini act blasted

Tourist’s ‘shameful’ servo bikini act blasted

A photo of a bikini-clad woman inside a Bali convenience store has divided tourists, with some even branding the photo “creepy”.

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Inside final moments before Uluru closure

Inside final moments before Uluru closure

It has been filled with controversy and debate but the Uluru climb is now officially closed. This is the inside story of what happened after.

Country I never thought I’d visit

Country I never thought I’d visit

Reporter Alexis Carey has been to 58 countries. But this mysterious kingdom is one she never imagined she would travel to.

Fri 25 Oct 2019

'Sucked in': Uluru climb cancelled

'Sucked in': Uluru climb cancelled

As extraordinary scenes play out at Uluru, mother nature has stepped in and caused havoc - forcing rangers to close the climb early.

Sun 20 Oct 2019

Tourists’ big question about Uluru ban

Tourists’ big question about Uluru ban

The vast majority of locals support the controversial move to ban people from climbing Uluru, but tourists can’t stop asking one big question.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

BEHIND THE BRICK: The lives at 103 Orchard Street

BEHIND THE BRICK: The lives at 103 Orchard Street

Bella Epstein never knew the real horror her parents experienced during the Holocaust until they were passing.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

The secrets inside the mansion on O Street

The secrets inside the mansion on O Street

Find your inner child with this real life version of Narnia or Alice in Wonderland - with more than 100 rooms and more than 70 secret doors.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Sex, hair and Donald Trump are 'for now'

Sex, hair and Donald Trump are 'for now'

Theatre has long been a place for political comment and activism. These New York shows are worth every dollar and are as funny as they carry a serious message.

Wed 2 Oct 2019

Hotel where men are banned

Hotel where men are banned

It’s a delightful oasis in a sought-after resort town, but this hotel is so exclusive, it has banned half the world from its rooms.

Tue 1 Oct 2019

Eerie Chernobyl control room opens to tourists

Eerie Chernobyl control room opens to tourists

For the first time since the 1986 nuclear disaster, the control room at Chernobyl is set to become a tourist attraction despite extreme radiation levels

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