Tourism (Australia)

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There’s been an exodus from cities to the regions. What does that mean for local economies? | Jessica Mizrahi
A diversified economy is a healthy thing, but there are growing pains

Jessica Mizrahi

27, Jan, 2022 @11:02 PM

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Elvis v Tamworth: the battle for the hottest dates on Australia’s country calendar
Parkes Elvis celebrations all shook up as country music festival steps on its blue suede shoes in Covid-induced clash

Natasha May

25, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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‘My heart sank’: lightning strike turns village lolly shop to molten mess
The Lolly Bug is a road-trip institution but fire has reduced its hundreds of kinds of confectionery to masses of melted sugar

Roger Byrom

11, Jan, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Archibald, Beatles and desert art: this summer’s treats at Australia’s regional galleries
Road trippers can see Archie 100 in Geelong, 30 years of Desert Mob artists in Alice Springs and Linda McCartney’s pop portraits in Ballarat

Matt Dickson

01, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘You can make money out of us’: the disabled people demanding more accessible travel and tourism
People with disabilities struggle to have their access needs met – so trying to organise a trip away comes with significant burdens

Stephanie Convery

26, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Covid exposures force Queensland restaurants to shut during ‘busiest week of the year’
Dozens of hospitality staff isolating as close contacts in the Noosa region, causing venues to close over Christmas period

Tory Shepherd

24, Dec, 2021 @5:06 AM

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Can the tourism industry survive the climate crisis?
From the Solomon Islands to Denali national park, how five communities reliant on tourism are coping as climate change upends their industry

Emma Pattee and Rita Liu

02, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘I can’t see any positives’: return of cruise ships may bring a storm of protest to regional Australian ports
Post-Covid cruising industry wants picturesque towns on its itineraries, while locals fear the pollution and damage the ships can bring

Royce Kurmelovs

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Australia’s turbocharged rental car prices to hit summer road trip plans
Worldwide car shortage affecting retailers also sees rental rates nearly double from pre-pandemic prices

Tory Shepherd

11, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Bali without tourists: once-bustling hotspots now eerie and overgrown – a photo essay
Tourism on the island came to a standstill at the beginning of the pandemic. Putu Sayoga captures the impact on a once thriving industry

08, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Australian travellers warned of potential airfare hikes as watchdog puts airports on notice
The ACCC has responded to fears that major airports could ‘take advantage’ of the Covid reopening to recover lost profits

Elias Visontay

29, Sep, 2021 @4:34 AM

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Exmouth Gulf: development plans stir up fears about future of Ningaloo’s neighbour
Fears for the ‘extraordinary natural asset’ in Western Australia have prompted calls to formally include it in the Ningaloo protected area

Royce Kurmelovs

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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