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Hiker rescued by police while completing iconic NT trail

The man was rescued when hiking the Larapinta Trail, following a spate of emergency rescue operations in the area.

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Alan Joyce apologises for call wait times as glitch sees Qantas passengers pay twice

Doctors have warned that waiting on hold for too long can lead to an unhealthy dependency on elevator music, so those vulnerable to earworms are best advised to avoid contacting Qantas.

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Man gets 90 COVID jabs in bid to sell forged vaccination certificates

Is getting vaccinated 90 times a crime or a superhero origin story? Be sure to watch this space if you’re keen to find out.

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QLD mulls triple vaccination rule as WA warned keeping closed will be worse for health

Annastacia Palaszczuk and Mark McGowan continue to thumb the nose at their haters with this latest development.

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Travel Agents

Travel agents’ national day of action highlights cruise industry struggle

Travel agents took to the streets earlier this week, just like they did in the ’60s but with far less groovy outfits, little to no Jimi Hendrix music, and not a ‘jazz cigarette’ in sight.

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Events

More speakers revealed for Travel DAZE 2021!

Thought the already brilliant speaker line-up for Travel DAZE couldn’t get any better? Be proven wrong here with a few more fresh faces.

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Events

First round of speakers revealed for Travel DAZE 2021!

You’ve been a very patient bunch since we launched Travel DAZE 2021 last month, and now it’s finally time to reward you with this big announcement!

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Destinations

Traditional owners threaten closure of key Kakadu tourism sites over “mismanagement” by Parks Australia

Traditional owners of Kakadu National Park have warned they will close parts of the tourism hotspot after claims it has fallen into “disrepair”.

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Travel Agents

“We are just surviving”: ABC highlights the plight of travel agents

The ABC has thrown its support behind travel agents, airing a segment that highlights their current and future struggles.

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Tourism

Darwin ‘travel bubble’ post ignites golden roast battle between ABC’s Facebook pages

by Christian Fleetwood

Was it ever meant to be taken seriously? We’ll never know, but this travel bubble post has given us the best Facebook beef we’ve seen in years.

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Aviation

ABC apologises after Virgin passengers subjected to “unsuitable broadcast” of Ethiopian Airlines crash

by Huntley Mitchell

The ABC has apologised after one of its news reports on the Ethiopian Airlines crash was shown on some of Virgin Australia’s flights.

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Flight Centre profits down due to ABC story and EBA negotiations

by Ali Coulton

Flight Centre shares dropped lower than our post-weekend motivation levels this morning as Skroo outlined a cautious outlook for FY19 at the company’s AGM.

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