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Aviation

Ayers Rock Airport re-opens as Jetstar flights resume

Here’s some very good news brought to you all the way from Northern Territory – not that it had to travel far to get to our editor’s inbox, mind you.

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Lobby group calls for Uluru climb to reopen to kickstart NT tourism

The group is calling for traditional owners to reopen the climb after decades-long campaigning for it to be closed.

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Last climbers almost denied, prime minister scorned: Uluru climb’s final hours

Climbing Uluru has finally been outlawed, after months of tourists flocking to the rock ahead of its closure. Here’s what happened in the Red Centre over the weekend.

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12-year-old tourist falls during Uluru climb

Just in case the lack of toilets and disrespect towards traditional owners wasn’t enough of a deterrent, here’s yet ANOTHER reason not to climb the sacred site.

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Destination Wrap: Visit USA’s mid-year review, Sunshine Coast’s surf ranch + MORE!

We’re weary on Mondays, so this excerpt is short, sharp and snappy. Unlike Friday night’s unfortunately lengthy bar tab.

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Pauline Hanson gets stuck climbing Uluru, changes stance on climbing ban

by Huntley Mitchell

Looking for a Monday pick-me-up? Perhaps watching controversial politician Pauline Hanson struggle to climb Uluru will do the trick?

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Uluru custodian says climbing ban critics need to see things from Anangu perspective

87 per cent of people who visit Uluru choose not to climb, but critics of the decision to ban the option have been vocal. Here’s what the Anangu people want them to understand.

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Wholesalers

Intrepid takes next step at Uluru for reconciliation

by Ali Coulton

Hot off the heels of news that tourists are flocking to the rock before a climbing ban comes into action, Intrepid has reiterated its stance on serving alcohol at the sacred site.

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“How ridiculous”: Pauline Hanson likens Uluru climbing ban to closing Bondi Beach

by Huntley Mitchell

In an interview that is sure to have many an Aussie giving themselves a face palm, outspoken One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has provided her take on the Uluru climbing ban.

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Intrepid “incredibly disappointed” by Uluru photos

by Huntley Mitchell

One of Intrepid Travel’s top brass has vented the company’s disapproval over recent photos showing hordes of tourists climbing Uluru.

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Tourism

Tourist goes into cardiac arrest while climbing Uluru

An Australian man has gone into cardiac arrest while scaling Uluru with his tour group, as tourists flock to the famous rock before a climbing ban begins in October.

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Revealed: the seven wonders of Australia

To be honest, we’re a little offended our office dog didn’t make the cut. He’s so cute, it’s a wonder he’s able to go out in public.

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