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Hostel: the S is for social

On warm summer nights, walking past numerous Kings Cross hostels I see backpackers gathered on the pavement out the front. I can hear them chatting in English, French and German [...] read more...

Merry Christmas to all

and the very best for a prosperous new year. The Byte remains the eNews of choice for Australia’s backpacker and youth tourism sector and remains the world’s only eNews truly [...] read more...

WeChat: China’s tech juggernaut is making waves in Australia

In the middle of last year The Byte introduced readers to this new phenomenon. Now its better known we have sourced and update to see where its headed and what [...] read more...

Earning their keep: a glimpse into the backpacker experience

Each winter, the Lockyer Valley’s population swells as work-hungry backpackers flock to the ‘salad bowl of Queensland’ to help with the harvests. Between 2000-3000 extra hands are working on the [...] read more...

Australia voted “Best International Youth Destination” at the British Youth Travel Award...

This prestigious award was announced last night at a glamorous sold-out ceremony in the London’s West End.  This is the 10th anniversary of these prestigious awards and 2017 saw a [...] read more...

TECH BYTE: Why you should fear the ‘digital duopoly’ in 2018

Google and Facebook, the ‘digital duopoly’, account for 84% of global digital media and are growing while the rest are shrinking. That’s bad for society, but a mandatory break-up looks [...] read more...

December 6th, 2017 No Comments

Labour hire companies face harsher penalties under new SA laws if workers exploited

People running labour hire companies that exploit workers and dodge tax will face up to three years in jail under laws that have passed South Australia’s Parliament. The laws were [...] read more...

December 6th, 2017 No Comments

A young backpacker who spoke out on sexual harassment has been sent hate mail

A young backpacker who spoke out about her chilling experiences of sexual harassment as a traveller has been sent hate mail — telling her it’s all part of Aussie farm [...] read more...

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