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    Raise a glass: Best of region

    premium_icon Raise a glass: Best of region

    BUNDABERG is the home of famous rum, gin and beer and the region has more reason to...

    Backpackers, get a farm job or fly home: MP

    premium_icon Backpackers, get a farm job or fly home: MP

    WITH many backpackers here jobless and at a loose end, the message is to fly home...

    Massive harbour operation to send 1300 crew home

    Massive harbour operation to send 1300 crew home

    1300 crew head home as cruise ships depart

    Hostels open, party over for backpackers

    Hostels open, party over for backpackers

    It comes as visitors on visas are asked to head home

    Guides

      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

        Businesses that rely on grey nomads and the influx of Easter holiday-makers are set take to take a huge economic hit.

        premium_icon Tourism season in serious doubt due to restrictions

        Businesses that rely on grey nomads and the influx of Easter holiday-makers are set...

        Tourism and hospitality workers out of a job since the coronavirus pandemic in Australia can consider a career pivot into one of eight in-demand roles.

        premium_icon New job lifeline for Aussie workers

        Tourism and hospitality workers should consider a career pivot

        More than 100,000 backpackers are in Australia on special working visas, but COVID-19 restrictions mean many may be forced to return home.

        premium_icon Thousands of backpackers may be sent home

        More than 100,000 backpackers may be forced to return home

        Health authorities have started contact tracing for several more flights which have arrived in Cairns carrying passengers confirmed with COVID-19.

        More Cairns flights linked to confirmed virus cases

        Health authorities start contact tracing Cairns flight arrivals