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    Frustrated Jetstar passengers vent over ‘union games’

    premium_icon Frustrated Jetstar passengers vent over ‘union games’

    Passengers stranded as Jetstar ground staff strike.

    16 NATURAL ESCAPES: North Burnett holiday destinations

    premium_icon 16 NATURAL ESCAPES: North Burnett holiday destinations

    We’ve compiled a list of the best natural landmarks to visit in our region these...

    Final seconds in ‘death trap’ helicopter

    Final seconds in ‘death trap’ helicopter

    Five tourists dead after their “death trap” helicopter crashed.

    Investigators zero in on cause of Daintree zipline tragedy

    premium_icon Investigators zero in on cause of Daintree zipline tragedy

    Investigators work out why zipline failed, killing two tourists.

    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

        Sitting within the Bay of Plenty, a scenic 90km boat ride from the township of Whakatane, White Island was a tourism goldmine. Until disaster struck.

        The $4 million island that toyed with death

        White Island was a tourism goldmine. Until disaster struck.

        Scott Morrison has warned the nation of “difficult days ahead” after confirming 11 Australians remained “unaccounted for” and three are dead following the NZ volcano eruption.

        premium_icon ‘No signs of life’: Fears for Aussies in NZ volcano tragedy

        Dozens of Australians ’unaccounted’ for after New Zealand eruption

        Tourists have been blamed for a growing crisis in Bali that’s threatening food, culture and way of life on the drought-stricken island.

        ‘Real danger’ as Bali runs out of water

        ‘Real danger’ as tourists use up Bali’s dwindling water supply

        People in New Zealand have slammed Princess Cruises over a “silly, frustrating and insulting” greeting for passengers at a North Island port.

        Fury at ‘racist’ cruise company’s NZ stunt

        ‘Silly, frustrating, insulting’: cruise slammed for fake Maori stunt