Tourism

Thu 31 Jan 2019

Maidenwell Country Muster's a benefit to the Burnett

Maidenwell Country Muster's a benefit to the Burnett

The new Maidenwell Country Muster and their impressive musical acts are set to bring crowds to the region.

Painting the South Burnett with Paul van Vegchel

Painting the South Burnett with Paul van Vegchel

Artist Paul van Vegchel has been showcasing the South Burnett region in landscapes for decades.

Sat 26 Jan 2019

Mustering on from the Tamworth Country Music Festival

Mustering on from the Tamworth Country Music Festival

The organisers of Maidenwell's first country muster announced their event to crowds at the Tamworth Country Music Festival, and they're seeing the benefits.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Moments that put the South Burnett on the map in 2018

Moments that put the South Burnett on the map in 2018

As we embark on a new year, let's take a moment to look back at the events that turned attention on the South Burnett in 2018.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

10 million foreigners heading here

10 million foreigners heading here

NEW analysis shows Australia will be inundated with a record 10 million people from overseas this year — and it’s all good news.

Tue 1 Jan 2019

A Dam good evening at Boondooma

A Dam good evening at Boondooma

Boondooma Dam's annual New Year's Eve event welcomed 2019 with entertainment, market stalls and a whole lot of fireworks

Tue 25 Dec 2018

Add this to your great drives list

Add this to your great drives list

Ann Rickard discovers the scenic drive from Queenstown in New Zealand's South Island to Glenorchy, a tiny and sleepy lakeside settlement

Sat 22 Dec 2018

Horror end to family’s Bali holiday

Horror end to family’s Bali holiday

The Melbourne family was enjoying a holiday in a five-star resort, but it all changed in one brief moment. WARNING: Graphic images

Fri 14 Dec 2018

WATCH: Pint-sized poddy riders wow crowd

WATCH: Pint-sized poddy riders wow crowd

COULD these pint-sized poddy riders lead next Queensland’s tourism revival?

Aussie’s $62k Bali heartache after horror scooter crash

Aussie’s $62k Bali heartache after horror scooter crash

Far from Kuta’s busy roads, in reasonably quiet Canggu, Amethyst Chrystal thought it would be safe to ride a scooter. She was wrong.

‘Gross’ find in plane seat

‘Gross’ find in plane seat

A passenger was left disgusted after reaching into her seat pocket on a flight to discover someone had left a sickening surprise inside.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Aussie’s $900k holiday nightmare

Aussie’s $900k holiday nightmare

In a tragic instant, a couple’s dream holiday was ruined. And to make matters worse, the bills kept piling up to an astronomical amount.

Outrage over tourist’s explicit video

Outrage over tourist’s explicit video

Egyptian authorities are investigating a porn video filmed at the top of the Great Pyramid of Giza, after it went viral and sparked fury.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Businesses bringing Christmas Fair to life

Businesses bringing Christmas Fair to life

Because of the help from local businesses, the Murgon Christmas Fair prepares for another fantastic evening on December 14.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Tourist’s killing ‘sexually motivated’

Tourist’s killing ‘sexually motivated’

Police have revealed more information about the security guard arrested in conjunction with the murder of an American tourist in Costa Rica.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Couple shocked at cruise’s harsh truth

Couple shocked at cruise’s harsh truth

When their cruise ship left without them, a stranded couple was devastated — and angry. But it was all their fault.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Surprising nation has world’s most powerful passport

Surprising nation has world’s most powerful passport

A country has come from nowhere and suddenly had its passport declared the most powerful in the world. This is how it happened.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Beach that beat us as world’s best

Beach that beat us as world’s best

WE might think Whitehaven is the best beach in the world. But hundreds of top travel experts think this European spot is better.

Believe it or not, this photo is illegal

Believe it or not, this photo is illegal

A tourist has been arrested for accidentally taking an illegal photo. Believe it or not, this iconic image is one of them.

I ditched my Qantas card and this is better

I ditched my Qantas card and this is better

When she set out on her overseas trip, she thought she was devoted — but then this traveller found a cheaper, more convenient alternative.

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