Archive for the ‘Accommodation’ Category

Wake Up! top the Aussies in HOSCARs Awards

Posted on: February 14th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Wake Up! Sydney and Wake Up! Byron Bay have earned top honours at the 2019 hostelword.com HOSCARs Awards. Sydney placed seventh in the Extra-Large Hostel category and Byron Bay finished tenth in [...] read more...

Backpackers targeted by criminals

Posted on: January 8th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Stanthorpe police are urging residents to keep their cars and houses locked as property crime reaches its peak this time of year. Stanthorpe officer in charge, Senior Sergeant Gerard Brady, [...] read more...

Wicked Campers in the news…. again

Posted on: November 26th, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A South Australian Labor MP will push for Wicked Campers with “sexist” and “racist” slogans to be banned in the state. Key points: Wicked Campers vans have already prompted law [...] read more...

South Australia social media campaign to keep tourists safe

Posted on: November 20th, 2018 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

SA Police launch social media campaign to keep tourists safe following Salt Creek crime Police are using a new social media initiative to avoid a repeat of the Salt Creek [...] read more...

Mildura, a backpacker’s 88 days nightmare

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

SCAMS, withheld pay and atrocious working and living conditions have earned one Aussie city a notorious reputation among backpackers looking to extend their visas through farm work. The agricultural hub [...] read more...