World Heritage listed Uluru in Australia's Northern Territory.

Air travel

Cheap flights to Uluru as Jetstar replaces Qantas

The revival of Ayers Rock tourism will get another boost this week when Jetstar replaces Qantas on the Sydney to Uluru route with cheap introductory fares of $129 one way.

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French nickers cause a stink down under

Badly behaved French backpackers in Australia, who have been accused of shoplifting, getting drunk and showing disrespect for authority, have French officials worried about their country’s reputation.

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Cheapest skiing in four years as snow comes down

Things are looking up for skiers and snowboarders with early snowfalls across Australia's mountain resorts. Now, Thredbo is about to announce its cheapest day-ticket price in four years.

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Finalists announced

Aussies fall short in 'best jobs in the world' contest

Tourism Australia's "best jobs in the world" competition has been whittled down to 18 finalists from 330,000 people from 196 countries, but there isn't an Australian among the final contenders.

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Doctors warn travellers against winging it

Headed to Bali? Beware of rabies and hepatitis. Thailand? Don't drink the water. Africa? Yellow fever is rife in some countries. India? Typhoid could kill you.

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Chinese superjumbo bound for Australia

Australian travellers are more spoilt for choice than ever with the news that another airline, China Southern, is to introduce A380 flights direct to Sydney.

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