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Notre Dame: 'A deep wound … can be healed'

The Notre Dame Cathedral fire marks a turning-point after close to a millennium of spiritual ...  
Border Force enforces Saudi Arabia's anti-women policies at airports

When unaccompanied Saudi women with Australian visas arrive at our airports, our Border Force ...  
The sad demise of another former Aussie icon — Stayz

Since home-grown accomodation portal Stayz was sold to a global travel giant, things have gone ...  
Mankind might not be the Great Barrier Reef's worst enemy

Though there are dissenting opinions, the global scientific community is optimistic that the ...  
The Great Barrier Reef, the Precautionary Principle and $56 billion

While the economic value of the Great Barrier Reef has been estimated at $56 billion, it is ...  
Byron Bay: Paradise Lost

A spate of messy mega-festivals being held in Byron Bay have locals seeing red, reports Sue ...  
How much international media attention will it take to get action on the #GBR?

How much international media attention will it take to get direct action and protect the Great ...  
Turnbull, innovation and Chinese characters

Three months on from Malcolm Turnbull's talk of innovation, Nicholas Aitken asks whether the ...  
Here we Joh again! Mermaid Ray versus Cableway No Way

After Gold Coast MP Ray Stevens' outrageous behaviour this week to avoid questions about his ...  
Here we Joh again! The GC Skyride and The Integrity of Mermaid Ray

A case study in how Campbell Newman has opened up Queensland for potential political corruption is ...  
Flight MH370: Closure may never occur

As devastating as it will be for despairing families and friends, Flight MH370 may never be found ...  
War tourism and properly honouring the sacrificed

War tourism is going to be big business over the next few years, as we commemorate the centenary ...  
The Great Theme Park Scam

While Sydney’s new Wet ’n Wild is getting media brickbats daily, the established Gold Coast ...  
The Egyptian tourism revolution

Today is the first anniversary of the start of the Egyptian revolution. In the first of a two-part ...  
Some sand-mining should stay on super Straddie

Tim Badrick says that sandmining and tourism can co-exist on South-East Queensland’s picturesque ...  
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