News: Tourism

Spectacular light and sound event launches in Townsville

A new light and sound experience - HALO - designed specifically for Townsville has been turned on. Created and produced by Sydney-based AGB Events, HALO is a spectacular experience that…

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Jul 21, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Marketing / Technology / Tourism /


Great Barrier Reef’s Heart Island opened up for helicopter excursions

In a tourism first, the Great Barrier Reef’s Heart Island has been opened up for tourism, with Hamilton Island Air offering helicopter tours to the scenic location. Located 80…

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Jul 21, 2019 Attractions / Tourism /


Falls Creek announce first weekend with full ski fields access

Victorian alpine resort Falls Creek has announced that it is prepared for the first weekend of the 2019 snow season with 100% terrain open across the ski fields. The opening of the final…

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Jul 20, 2019 Recreation / Tourism /


Sunshine Coast Council funding boost will see increased beach patrols

Surf lifesaving patrols will increase during busy holiday periods following Sunshine Coast Council’s decision to increase its allocation for this service to $4.84 million in the…

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Jul 19, 2019 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Melbourne secures Formula 1 Grand Prix until at least 2025

The Victorian Government has secured the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne until at least 2025, having locked in a two-year option on the Albert Park event with Formula…

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Jul 19, 2019 Events / Tourism /


Uluru blimp loss shows attractions operators need a ‘Plan B’

The recent case in the NSW Supreme Court involving the termination of the Operator Agreement for SkyShip Uluru has highlighted the need for attractions operators to have a ‘plan…

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Jul 19, 2019 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Great Southern trail planning secures federal funding

The Great Southern Region of Western Australia is to benefit from $129,482 in federal funding for The Great Southern Regional Trails Master Plan. The funding comes from the latest…

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Jul 18, 2019 Finance / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Kauri dieback fears sees closure of Bay of Islands walking trails

The Department of Conservation has announced that 10 tracks in the Bay of Islands will close permanently in an effort to stop the spread of kauri dieback disease. DOC announced last week…

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Jul 18, 2019 Environment / Recreation / Tourism /


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