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Qantas turns 100


Monday, November 16, 2020

Today marks 100 years since Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services (QANTAS) was founded in the Australian outback. On 16 November 1920, two veterans of the Australian Flying Corps, Hudson Fysh and Paul McGinness, together with local grazier Fergus McMaster, founded what would later become the national carrier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6wrUhFo-ow This happened just 17 years after the first powered ...

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A nation of folders and rollers


Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Travellers across the country have been submitting their entries into the #GreatAussiePackOff. Here are some of the highlights so far...  

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Great Aussie Pack Off


Monday, June 8, 2020

Are you Australia's greatest packer? The #GreatAussiePackOff is your ticket to win a Bric’s suitcase valued at over $400 from our friends at Hunt Leather. See full details below. Test your knowledge of packing with our latest travel trivia. While preparing for your future journeys to come, join Australia’s Queen of Travel Catriona Rowntree in the #GreatAussiePackOff. https://youtu.be/I2akdYPElFA How to ...

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New eco-cabins for Bonny Hills


Monday, March 2, 2020

Reflections Holiday Parks has opened a new premium, environmentally sensitive, cabin precinct at Bonny Hills, just south of Port Macquarie. The new cabin precinct was launched in late February, with the Member for Port Macquarie, the Hon. Leslie Williams MP, celebrating the completion of eight new cabins and showing her support for regional tourism. Reflections Holiday Parks CEO ...

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Novelist imagines Broome a hundred years ago


Sunday, March 1, 2020

This week we travel to Broome with novelist Caroline Beecham.  Caroline is the author of two books; Maggie’s Kitchen, which was shortlisted for Booktopia’s Best Historical Fiction in 2016, and Eleanor’s Secret. Her third novel, Finding Eadie, will be published by Allen & Unwin in July 2020. Caroline was also named Best New Author by AusRom Today. Caroline has ...

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Cats, dogs and snakes on planes, trains and automobiles


Thursday, February 27, 2020

'Have pet, love travel' can be a bit of a conundrum for many. Or maybe you're moving and need to find out the best way to transport your pooch? Perhaps you’d like your four-legged friend to join you on a journey to come? Who do you trust with your beloved friend and what are the ...

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