NSW surf towns say ‘no’ to shark nets

Grey Nurse shark caught in net

TOM ROBERTS Following a drop in community support for shark nets on the NSW North Coast and the state government’s decision last month not to carry out a third shark net trial, experts and residents are looking to alternative technologies to keep … [Read more...]

Crafted Coast Tours: the local Gold Coast experience

THOMAS PITTS I'll admit it: despite living in South East Queensland for most of my life, I haven't travelled within my amazing region. Where does one start there's too many options and hidden treasures? That's where Crafted Coast Tour Co fits … [Read more...]

Liz Calligeros

Liz Calligeros is a journalist who prefers to write long-form articles that spark an openness in readers to think about issues that she believes need to be discussed, particularly social issues and environmental conservation. When she isn't writing, … [Read more...]

Sharn Kennedy

Sharn is an Australian born journalist who aspires to travel the world with pen in hand and an outspoken mind. Returning from his recent trip in Europe has cemented his desire to follow a career in international relations and environmental … [Read more...]

Eloise Le Gros

Eloise has a background in the aviation and travel industry sparked her passions for travel, languages and cultural issues. She also has a keen interest in entertainment and environmental issues. Eloise has lived in Dubai, U.A.E and currently resides … [Read more...]

Councillor of 30 years announces retirement

INGE HANSEN One of Logan City's longest serving councillors has announced he will retire just a few months shy of his 31st year in council. Cr. Graham Able began his journey in council in 1985 and has since made a huge impact on the city, … [Read more...]

Russia knows who MH17 culprits are: Newman

DANIEL BACKHAUS AND JANELSA OUMA Queensland Premier Campbell Newman says he is confident Russian and Ukranian security services know the people who shot down Flight MH17 that killed everyone on-board including 38 Australians, seven of which … [Read more...]

Bus About makes its way around the world

AINSLIE MULHOLLAND One of the largest travel organisations in Australia has expanded its tours, now venturing to Asia starting from April 2015. Bus About was established in 1998 with a commitment to independent travellers, ensuring their time, … [Read more...]

London cabs down under and in white

ANETA ZILVAROVA Australians will soon have the opportunity to travel in British-style after dozens of London's iconic cabs arrived at Fremantle Port in preparation for their Australian trial. Chief executive of London Taxi Company Evan Simeon … [Read more...]

Report suggests Bali deathly location for Aussies

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI  Information released by the Department of Foreign Affairs have confirmed that on average one Australian dies every nine days in Bali. The resort island of Bali, Indonesia is one of the top holidaying destinations in the … [Read more...]