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    Cruise standoff as ship refuses to leave

    Cruise standoff as ship refuses to leave

    Artania cruise ship refuses to leave WA port

    Virus alert after contagious duo toured state

    Virus alert after contagious duo toured state

    Virus alert after contagious duo visited more than 20 popular sites

    COVID-19: Lucky couple stuck in UK get ‘fluke’ flight home

    premium_icon COVID-19: Lucky couple stuck in UK get ‘fluke’ flight home

    Gympie pair have to miss family member’s funeral as virus hits home

    More Cairns flights linked to confirmed virus cases

    More Cairns flights linked to confirmed virus cases

    Health authorities start contact tracing Cairns flight arrivals

    Guides

      PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

      Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

      Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

      AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

      VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

      All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

      Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

      premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

      Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

      CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.

      Five of the best to places to bushwalk

      Popular pass time offers something for everyone

      Tourism

        A lifeline from the JobKeeper payments scheme has been flagged as key to retaining specialist tourism workers.

        premium_icon Wage plan key for FNQ tourism industry survival

        Crisis payments key for FNQ tourism industry survival

        Qantas has flown 239 Australians into Sydney from Honolulu where they had become stranded aboard the Norwegian Jewel cruise ship. SEE INSIDE THE FLIGHT & HOTEL

        premium_icon Inside the Sydney hotel housing 239 cruise passengers

        vQantas flies stranded Australian cruise ship passengers to Sydney

        CANCEL YOUR PLANS: One of the few regions in Queensland without a confirmed case of COVID-19 has blatantly told tourists to stay away.

        premium_icon Southwest town bans tourists: ‘we won’t cope with COVID-19’

        Tourists are being advised by a southwest council to stay away from the region for...

        The tourism and hospitality sector has taken another hit after the workers of an about to be opened new hotel were told they would also be stood down.

        premium_icon More jobs go as hotel delays planned opening

        ⁠"Words cannot describe how saddened we are right now"