Massive coal mine won't affect Great Barrier Reef: Hunt
Environment Minister Greg Hunt has hit back at criticism of his approval for Australia's largest coal mine, insisting it will not have a big impact on the Great Barrier Reef.
Will Reef come to grief from dredging?
AFTER an earlier report appeared to show dredging had little impact on coral reefs, a new study may settle the issue.
Why Australia is a new casino hotspot
Australia is emerging as the latest hotspot for casino operators as they look to attract Asia's high rollers to the gaming tables as well as its pristine beaches and popular centers like the Great Barrier Reef.
Cairns on course to crack 4.5m passengers for first time
Last December, Cathay Pacific Airways celebrated 20 years of service into Cairns Airport.
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Queensland, Australia Debuts Oceans Away Vacations by Jean-Michel Cousteau
Queensland, Australia is inviting aquatic travelers to explore the Great Barrier Reef with Oceans Away Vacations, creative dive-inspired vacation packages launched by French explorer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau in partnership with Stella Travel Services USA .
Australia emerging as new casino hotspot
Australia is emerging as the latest hotspot for casino operators as they look to attract Asia's high rollers to the gaming tables as well as its pristine beaches and popular centres like the Great Barrier Reef.
Charles Darwin! My Name Is Alex Agassiz. You Humiliated My Father.
On April 16, 1896, a chartered steamer, the Croydon , embarked from Brisbane in Queensland on an American scientific investigation of the Great Barrier Reef - the beginning of an epic series of Pacific-Indian Ocean expeditions led by a 61-year-old American zoologist and mining millionaire, Alexander Agassiz.