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    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.

    Mass evacuation at airport after security breakdown

    premium_icon Mass evacuation at airport after security breakdown

    Security screening malfunction forces airport evacuation.

    Goin’ country: why you should head west this Easter

    Goin’ country: why you should head west this Easter

    Bucking bulls, country music stars, and celebrity chefs serving up paddock to plate...

    ‘Disgusting’: Shocking find in Brisbane hostel

    premium_icon ‘Disgusting’: Shocking find in Brisbane hostel

    British traveller Jade Woodland films bedbugs in her Aussie hostel.

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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

          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

          With tourism numbers down by as much as 40 per cent in some parts of Queensland, there is one market experts say is not being properly utilised.

          premium_icon Greenies want to keep us off tourist track

          Tourism numbers are down by as much as 40 per cent in parts of Queensland