Archive for the ‘Tourism’ Category

Cairns’ Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park shuts for good as COVID wreaks tourism havoc

Posted on: January 19th, 2021 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A pioneering Far North Queensland Aboriginal tourism attraction, which was once the scene of a controversial visit by the Queen, has become the latest COVID-19 victim and will close its [...] read more...

When backpackers went home, these Australians gave farm jobs a go…

Posted on: January 19th, 2021 by Mike Barrow No Comments

As soon as it became clear COVID-19 was going to wreak havoc, most backpackers hastily left Australia and made their way back home. Fearing the nation’s fresh produce would be [...] read more...

Calls for more help as international border stays closed due to COVID threat

Posted on: January 19th, 2021 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

Australia’s tourism industry has demanded more financial support amid warnings the nation’s international border could remain shut for much of this year. Key points: Australians have been warned international border [...] read more...

Iconic Fraser Island fire out of control

Posted on: December 7th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Queensland has looked across the border for help to contain the out-of-control bushfire burning on Fraser Island, with challenging firefighting conditions expected again today. Key points: Residents in the beachside [...] read more...

Accom industry responds to BUDGET 2020

Posted on: October 28th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) National CEO Michael Johnson is pleased that the government listened to industry concerns with the Federal Budget focus on jobs and regional tourism was a welcome [...] read more...