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QT Newcastle opens its doors

Though it may look like the interior of a space station from 2001: A Space Oddesy, the accompanying image is in fact the lobby of this swanky new addition.

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NEW AUSSIE LANDMARK: giant Budgies for Whitsunday Coast

In a very suspiciously timed announcement, Airlie Beach appears to be indulging Australia’s fascination with larger than life roadside attractions.

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Bonza’s massive launch announcement increases low-cost Aussie routes by 40 per cent

Were you more excited by Bonza’s flight route announcement or it’s Budgie Smuggler’s announcement? We here at Travel Weekly remain conflicted.

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Sunrise showcases destinations across NSW this week

Destination NSW is showcasing its wares this week to early risers and insomniacs across the country, making for an eclectic trickle of business for the states tourism sector.

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Tourism Minister announces Australia’s top 20 beaches

Tourism Australia has teamed up with a “beach expert” to rank this year’s best Aussie beaches and we don’t know what a “beach expert” is, but we assume it involves a portable sunbathing chair and beach umbrella.

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Christmas quarantine for passengers on two Virgin flights to Queensland

Some unlucky travellers will need to spend Chrissy in isolation, which is perhaps good news for those who’ve been rehearsing their fake smiles in preparation for unwrapping yet another stack of socks.

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‘Here for Allstralia’: New Aussie airline, Bonza unveils launch campaign

The new low-cost airline is branding itself as ‘Here For Allstralia’, which is a fun play on words and not a typo so we’d better not see any emails telling us we can’t spell.

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NEW ROUTES: QantasLink to connect NSW’s Riverina with QLD and two of Australia’s premier wine regions

The national carrier’s regional arm will kick off two new regional services in anticipation of a boom in interstate holidays early next year.

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Lockdown lifted for regional Victoria, as four more New South Wales LGAs served stay-at-home orders

by Huntley Mitchell

While Melbourne continues lockdown life, at least those in the other parts of Victoria have been freed.

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Victoria to re-enter lockdown for seven days

Victorians are hopping back into their lockdown track pants, with the state reverting to stay-at-home orders from 8pm tonight.

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Newcastle’s first five-star hotel opens its doors

The hotel is in the city’s iconic Roundhouse building, meaning the hotel bar has a 360-degree view of Newcastle’s skyline, which could prove problematic for those looking for the exit after a few cocktails.

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PICTURES: Crystalbrook is bringing five-star eco-luxury to Newcastle

Newcastle’s iconic Roundhouse building has been transformed into the city’s first five-star hotel, with rooftop dining to boot.

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