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Australia’s first glass bridge unveiled at Cobbold Gorge in outback Queensland

Cobbold Gorge in the Gulf Savannah region of north-west Queensland is now home to Australia’s first ever bridge constructed with an entirely glass surface. Key points: A glass bridge has […]

Sustainable camping accommodates and educates tourists one cup of sawdust at a time

The first thing campers like to tell Jodie Lane is that the toilet at the camping ground she manages does not smell. Key points: Sustainable tourist accommodation options are growing […]

Driving in Tasmania’s tourist high season a bracing affair, locals say

Tasmania‘s natural beauty is a major drawcard for tourists from around the world and many of them, much to the dismay of locals, choose to drive themselves around. Key points […]

Why backpackers are disappearing from Sydney’s Kings Cross

Backpackers are being driven out of their traditional stomping ground of Sydney’s Kings Cross by a perfect storm of high property prices, the „lockout laws” and the rise of Airbnb. […]

Uluru tourism companies not worried about climb closure

Scott McMillan is at Uluru with a coach full of tourists from around the world, who are tucking into an Aussie barbecue that includes kangaroo, lamingtons and free flowing wine […]

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