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    From toasties to ice-cream: Try some truffle treats

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    Eat Street: Best truffle dishes around Sydney

    Heavy traffic as Queensland reopens to interstate travellers

    premium_icon Heavy traffic as Queensland reopens to interstate travellers

    0km queues expected as police checks ramp up for border reopening

    Excited passengers take off from Adelaide to Brisbane

    premium_icon Excited passengers take off from Adelaide to Brisbane

    Adelaide passengers take advantage of eased border restrictions

    PM’s bad news for Aussies overseas

    PM’s bad news for Aussies overseas

    International flights cut as travellers forced to pay for quarantine

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        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.

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

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        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.

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        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.

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        Tourism

          A “substantial” number of travellers, included grey nomads towing caravans, have been turned around as they tried to cross the Queensland border before it reopened at noon.

          premium_icon Grey nomads sent packing at Qld border

          Qld borders: Grey nomads sent packing ahead of reopening

          Some 238,000 people have already filled out border passes and are poised and ready to start pouring into Queensland when we officially reopen from noon.

          premium_icon WELCOME BACK: 238,000 expected across Qld borders

          238,000 expected to pour through Qld borders

          Fears of border chaos have been heightened by news Tweed hotels are booked out, with some of their Gold Coast counterparts also noticing a significant change.

          premium_icon Tourists descend on Tweed ahead of border reopening

          Tweed hotels packed as travellers prepare for opening of border

          A national visitor survey for domestic tourism shows tourism spend in the Territory was $74 million compared to $110 million for the same time last year.

          premium_icon NT tourism takes $40m hit in a single month

          Queensland suffered the biggest drop of 50 per cent