Archive for the ‘opinion’ Category

Coronavirus crisis a ‘heaven-sent opportunity’ to reset national park tourism, advocates say

Posted on: May 18th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

As a national parks advocate, Nick Sawyer has been more frustrated than most by the coronavirus-crisis park closures, but he’s seeing them as a chance to rethink tourism. Key points: [...] read more...

Temporary visa holders hit hard by coronavirus shutdowns turn to charities

Posted on: May 18th, 2020 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

There are concerns some temporary visa holders who’ve lost work in the Riverina area because of coronavirus shutdowns can’t afford basic necessities and are facing homelessness and destitution. The Red [...] read more...

What has coronavirus done to the millennial version of the great Australian dream?

Posted on: May 4th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Locked out of a housing market that blew out beyond their means, young Australians have embraced a different way of living in recent years. If Australia can’t provide a house, [...] read more...

Australia named safest country in the world for women

Posted on: December 17th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Australia is the safest country in the world for women, according to data the consultancy New World Health released in its 2019 Global Wealth Migration Review.Australia has earned the top spot [...] read more...

Beautiful one day, pitiful the next: is ‘philausophy’a new low for Australian tourism ads?

Posted on: October 30th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

As the concept of philausophy is unleashed on an unsuspecting world, please share your views on the good, the bad and the frankly odd campaigns in Australian tourism history  The [...] read more...