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Queensland to bid for 2032 Olympics and Paralympics

Queensland is hoping to score the Olympics and Paralympics. No word yet though on whether Toowoomba or Mount Isa have been mooted to host the opening ceremony.

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Tourism

Uber launches world’s first rideshare submarine experience to Great Barrier Reef

Ridesharing giant Uber has launched underwater trips. However, will riders receive complimentary bottles of water and breath mints, Travel Weekly asks?

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Tourism

Queensland govt to partner with Australia Zoo for $8 million ‘Camp Croc Hunter’ experience

The Queensland government and Australia Zoo are solidifying Steve Irwin’s legacy with an $8 million wildlife camping experience.

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Aviation

Snake sneaks onto plane from Queensland to Glasgow in woman’s shoe

by Ali Coulton

Yes, it’s a real-life Snakes on a Plane story, only with significantly less swearing and far fewer guest appearances from Samuel L. Jackson.

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Former Queensland party island could be resurrected via cryptocurrency

Great Keppel Island, famous in the 80s and 90s for its ‘get wrecked’ attitude, could be back in business.

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Aviation

Qantas releases shortlist for new pilot academy town, hints at SECOND location

Big news if you’re a regional city or an aspiring pilot. We’re so hungover this morning you honestly could have told us we were either and we would have believed you.

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Crikey! Steve Irwin receives new Hollywood honour

The Aussie Icon is being honoured in tinsel town for his contribution to the entertainment industry through his wildlife documentaries.

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Hotels

First look: W Hotel Brisbane announces open date

The W Brisbane has scheduled its debut date. Meanwhile, we’re still looking for a date to our year 10 Debut Ball.

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Tourism

Why QLD is trying to “ban rain” from weather forecasts

Queensland has decided the mention of ‘rain’ in weather forecasts is bad for business. Meanwhile, we’ve decided 7 coffees before noon is bad for our business.

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Tourism

Flight Centre gives boost to QLD tourism

by Hannah Edensor

The QLD Government and Flight Centre are giving the state’s tourism a boost, although they’re not lifting them up on their shoulders or anything.

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Tourists trapped on Whitsundays with dwindling supplies

The chaos caused by Cyclone Debbie isn’t over yet, with airlines and hotels working to help travellers evacuate the severely damaged region.

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Queenslanders get added CX direct to HK and beyond

by Daisy Melwani

It’s not often Queensland gets to shine. Aside from fantastic weather, the Great Barrier Reef, beautiful beaches – hang on a minute, we’re not falling for this …

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