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    How Aussies are changing our holiday plans

    premium_icon How Aussies are changing our holiday plans

    Aussies prefer more frequent short holidays according to study from Stayz...

    MYTH OR LEGEND: The phantom sailor of Armit Island

    premium_icon MYTH OR LEGEND: The phantom sailor of Armit Island

    It started with a shrill cry in the middle of the night.

    POLTERGEIST: Gin and ghosts fuel history fightback

    premium_icon POLTERGEIST: Gin and ghosts fuel history fightback

    Former Ipswich couple in decade long fight to save Tassie heritage

    EXIT ROW SEAT: What it's like to fly in Qld lightning storm

    premium_icon EXIT ROW SEAT: What it's like to fly in Qld lightning storm

    Flight to Sunshine Coast diverted twice during fierce storm

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        PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

        Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

        Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

        AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

        VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

        All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

        Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

        premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

        Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

        CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.

        Five of the best to places to bushwalk

        Popular pass time offers something for everyone

        Tourism

          Great Barrier Reef tour operators are threatening permanently set sail from Cairns unless they are afforded fairer fees at the city’s marina.

          premium_icon Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

          Great Barrier Reef tour operators threatened to set sail from Cairns unless marina...

          The Gold Coast’s peak business body is pleading for more police, warning the city’s reputation as a tourism mecca is at risk from bikie gangs and drug raids.

          premium_icon ‘Bikies are a threat’ to Gold Coast tourism

          Bikie violence and drug busts threat to Coast tourism, warms Gold Coast Chamber of...

          Council vying for more funding to bring tourism viewing spot hit by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie back to life.

          premium_icon Council bid for extra cash injection at popular tourist spot

          Tourism spot hit by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie

          THE $6.3 million revitalisation project was originally scheduled for completion in March.

          premium_icon 'We're close': Why foreshore won't open until after Easter

          The $6.3 million project was scheduled for completion in March