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Bali’s fake ‘Made in Australia’ boomerangs and didgeridoos robbing artists of a living

The boomerang and didgeridoo are iconic, highly sought after symbols of Australia’s indigenous culture. Handcrafting these artefacts is a tradition that stretches back more than 40,000 years and remains one of the largest sources of independent income for Aboriginal communities. So you can imagine their disgust when it was revealed …

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IRCTC Tourism Offers Ten-Day Trip To Australia Starting R

IRCTC Tourism offers nine-night and ten-day trip from Mumbai to Australia and back, starting October 21. The package starts from Rs 1,83,199 for the passengers who opt for triple occupancy, and double occupancy. However, the single occupancy package costs Rs 2,19,399. The trip itinerary covers two nights in Melbourne, two …

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New Zealand to tax tourists to fund strained infrastructure

The ministry of tourism will start collecting from visitors payment of NZ$35 (US$25) by the middle of next year. The new levy is expected to boost the country’s budget by up to $55.8 million. The government is reportedly planning to use the funds to finance conservation and infrastructure. IMF blasts …

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Bluefin tuna fishing industry in Portland fears quota cuts will hurt tourism and the town

Posted June 16, 2018 12:51:36 Photo: Four recreational tuna fishermen proudly hold their freshly-caught southern bluefin tuna on a charter boat in Portland. (ABC South West Victoria: Emily Bissland) The regional Victorian community of Portland, which lures tourists from across the country with the promise of catching a bluefin tuna, …

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Dreamtime career beckons with 12-month hospitality traineeship

IN the space of a week, 20-year-old Riahenna Clark’s life story has been given a plot twist, and it’s taking her all the way to the gateway to Uluru in the Northern Territory. Riahenna Clark, 20, has her bags packed ready to embark on her traineeship at Ayers Rock Resort, …

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Kiwis get a taste of Australia’s major events

The Business Events Australia branded event was created to inspire interest and awareness about Australia’s major events as a platform to inspire and reward corporate incentive travellers. “New Zealanders are familiar with Australia’s business events offering, but last night was an opportunity to give them another reason to consider Australia …

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WA ripe for more tourists, if they can get here

Aviation access is the only thing holding WA back from becoming a mecca for Chinese tourists, according to one of the state’s biggest tour operators. Adam Barnard has been preparing for the China tourist boom for the better part of a decade. Mr Barnard, founder of Western Australia’s largest coach …

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EEAA Leaders Forum and Conference Delivers a Commitment from Industry to Collaborate on Sustainability

6/14/2018 The Exhibition and Event Association of Australia’s (EEAA) 2018 Leaders Forum and Conference delivered a packed program of learning, discussion and collaboration leading to the establishment of a committee that will spearhead the development of a new charter on sustainability for the sector. New EEAA Board Member, and Chief …

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Australia’s spiritual heart

RED CENTRE Australia’s vast Red Centre was an impenetrable frontier to tourists for hundr of years. Nowadays, groups such as Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia have opened this living cultural landscape to everyone, while respecting and supporting local communities and indigenous cultures. Managed by Voyages, Ayers Rock Resort is described as …

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Golden Age: Study Gold Coast reveals city now fastest-growing hub for English courses

To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. …

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