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New rules for backpackers helping with bushfire recovery

Foreign backpackers and others on working holiday visas will be able to help bushfire- affected communities get back on their feet following changes announced last week by the Morrison Government. […]

Journalist falls for Australian drop bear prank while covering Kangaroo Island bushfires

January 21st, 2020 No Comments

When a Scottish journalist was asked if she wanted to hold an elusive Australian “drop bear” during the Kangaroo Island bushfire crisis, she jumped at the chance — falling for […]

Bushfire tourism flagged by SA Environment Minister following Kangaroo Island crisis

Like other fire-ravaged parts of Australia, Kangaroo Island is still coming to terms with the scale of the devastation, but one MP says the problem could be part of the […]

Thank you, Canada! 🇨🇦❤️

Kelsey Trimble flew Down Under this week, packing some very special things in her bag to help our injured and displaced wildlife. She said, “I am so so honoured to […]


Tourism Australia welcomes last week’s announcement from the Australian Government of an initial $76 million tourism recovery package as part of the National Bushfire Recovery Fund to protect jobs, small […]