Toowoomba’s Carnival of Flowers Sees City Come Alive With Colour!

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The idyllic Queensland city of Toowoomba is once again preparing for its nationally famous Carnival of Flowers. For locals and visitors from abroad, the festival is one of the highlights of the year. With private and public garden exhibits, floricultural …

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Great Barrier Reef Not Added To UNESCO’s World Heritage “In Danger” List!

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The UN conservation agency, UNESCO, has finally announced its recommendation that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef not be added the World Heritage “in danger” list. Inclusion on the list, which protects critically damaged world heritage locations, has been highly criticised and …

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‘Groovin the Moo’ Music Festival Inspires Tricky Accommodation Scam

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According to visitors attending the ‘Groovin the Moo’ music festival, several homes were falsely advertised as rental accommodation. Without the owners’ knowledge or permission, operators sought to defraud guests and cash in on the popular holiday destination. Local residents whose …

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The New South Wales North Coast Agricultural Show Circuit Begins!

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The New South Wales North Coast Agricultural Show Circuit has officially kicked off, with over twenty diverse agricultural shows taking place along the north coast of the state’s border! From Bulahdelah to the Queensland border, twenty three shows will dazzle …

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United Nations World Heritage Committee Considers Protecting The Great Barrier Reef

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One of Australia’s biggest tourism drawcards is the world renowned Great Barrier Reef. Every year, thousands of travellers make their way to the wondrous site, bringing in millions of dollars worth of revenues and bolstering the nation’s reputation as one …

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TripAdvisor’s ‘Travellers’ Choice Awards’ Top 10 International Beaches!

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Every year, the popular travel site TripAdvisor puts together its list of the world’s best beaches. The Travellers’ Choice Awards list the best beaches found anywhere in the world and ranks them according to the volume of positive reviews.  Australia’s …

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The Fight For The Great Barrier Reef!

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Earlier this week, an Australian tourism icon was saved from a disastrous future. The Great Barrier Reef, internationally renowned as a hot-spot for underwater life, was at risk of being used as a dumping site for dredged materials. The impact …

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Have You Thought About… Brisbane?

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For visitors to the Great Southern Land, the prospect of travelling across our vast continent can be daunting. Where do you start, and what are the highlights? Most people will have time restrictions, so it’s worth making some hard decisions …

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National Crime Check & Lonnie’s Solution

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“I don’t understand it,” Lonnie burst out, “I’m much more qualified than any of the other applicants.” My friend Lennie had just applied for her fourth tour guide position. She is a young, friendly, outgoing Phillipina – Australian. She speaks …

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TOP 10 BEACHES IN AUSTRALIA

All around the world, Australia is renowned for its beaches and with sparkling turquoise waters and pure white sand it’s not difficult to see why this beautiful island nation, attracts thousands of tourists a year. Most of Australia’s cities and …

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Gold Coast, QLD

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Gold Coast truly offers something for everyone: if beaches and an exciting nightlife aren’t your thing, you can always explore the Hinterland or go on safari.

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