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    How Aussies are changing our holiday plans

    premium_icon How Aussies are changing our holiday plans

    Aussies prefer more frequent short holidays according to study from Stayz...

    MYTH OR LEGEND: The phantom sailor of Armit Island

    premium_icon MYTH OR LEGEND: The phantom sailor of Armit Island

    It started with a shrill cry in the middle of the night.

    POLTERGEIST: Gin and ghosts fuel history fightback

    premium_icon POLTERGEIST: Gin and ghosts fuel history fightback

    Former Ipswich couple in decade long fight to save Tassie heritage

    EXIT ROW SEAT: What it's like to fly in Qld lightning storm

    premium_icon EXIT ROW SEAT: What it's like to fly in Qld lightning storm

    Flight to Sunshine Coast diverted twice during fierce storm

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        PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

        Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

        Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

        AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

        VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

        All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

        Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

        premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

        Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

        CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.

        Five of the best to places to bushwalk

        Popular pass time offers something for everyone

        Tourism

          The Gold Coast’s peak business body is pleading for more police, warning the city’s reputation as a tourism mecca is at risk from bikie gangs and drug raids.

          premium_icon ‘Bikies are a threat’ to Gold Coast tourism

          Bikie violence and drug busts threat to Coast tourism, warms Gold Coast Chamber of...

          It’s the ultimate job advertisement. Queensland will be front and centre in a new $7.5 million campaign promoting working holidays.

          premium_icon Wanted: Workers needing a holiday

          Tourism Australia launches new campaign to lure working holiday-makers

          CHINESE tour operators are scamming their clients out of their spending money in a dirty move tourism leaders say must be wiped out immediately.

          premium_icon Rorting scandal threatening our beach tourism

          Tourism leaders want this rort wiped out immediately

          Australia is officially the number one destination for wealthy international travellers. And the boom is expected to add billions to the nation’s economy within the next four years.

          premium_icon Why cashed-up tourists love Australia

          Cashed-up tourists rate Australia above all others for value holidays