Qantas lifts security to help fight against threat of IS

QANTAS has increased security for some flights amid fears IS jihadists could return to Australia or carry out an airborne act of terror.

Teens on holiday caught up in sexual assault nightmare

Savk Hotel

Hotel staff claimed the group of teens were "looking for group sex"

Cruise control: The Gold Coast by cruise boat

Surfers Paradise beach on Queensland's Gold Coast and, right, QT's Bazaar Restaurant; Elvis impersonator Jay Dupuis performs.

The Gold Coast can be as laid back as you want it

$24M Mackay wave pool project: The big reveal

Councillor Ross Gee says his idea for a wave pool in Mackay would be a "tourist mega magnet".

'Get barrelled behind the Great Barrier Reef'

Family tossed off flight after toddler kicked seat

Couple furious after airline threw them off flight

Great Barrier Reef: new pics show what it's really like

FULL OF LIFE: A visitor with red Cat Adventures enjoying a positive reef expreience post TC Debbie.

Social media posts and news coverage beating up cyclone's impact

The Coast 'glamping' holiday park declared best in Australia

TOP RESORT: Rivershore Resort at Diddillibah is rated the best of the BIG4 holiday parks in Australia. Pictured are the resort's safari tents.

A SUNSHINE Coast 'glamping' hub has become a tourist favourite

Activities at Supercars hit top gear

Writer Shane Jones hops into a Toyota 86 Series car for a hot lap with Dean Canto.

Strap yourself in for motorsport thrills

Former Mayor says let's make murals a great attraction

MORE should be done to revamp Murwillumbah's murals and use them as showpiece attractions that bring in tourists and revitalise the town.

Aussie travel: 13 ultimate spots for surreal photos

Bitter Springs, Northern Territory. Picture: Tourism NT

The places that look like they belong in a fairytale

Cool threat looming for Qld tourism hotspots

Snow at Victoria's Mt Buller. Photo: Instagram

Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Cairns top wishlist for holidaymakers

Tiger has $24 flights, but these are even better

Perth’s new Aloft Hotel, the brand’s first Australian hotel, opened in May 2017.

Just five hours flying time, and flights are just $72.

$15m Budget boost for Whitsunday Airport upgrade

The Queensland budget will include $15 million to upgrade the Whitsunday Airport.

State government to help Whitsunday Airport upgrade

Pippa Middleton's NT honeymoon a boost for tourism

Newlyweds Pippa Middleton and James Matthews were spotted on a Guluyambi Cultural Cruise over the weekend. Picture: Supplied

Pippa Middleton's NT honeymoon worth $1m in tourism advertising

First baby whale sighted near Tangalooma Island Resort

Humpback whales off the coast of Brunswick Heads during their annual migration north.

Tangalooma Island Resort staff saw it's first newborn calf of the 2017 season by...

Migaloo Follows Tourist Boat

Migaloo was spotted off Port Macquarie. Picture: Ella Heensy/Port Jet Cruise Adventures

Credit: Ella Heeney and Port Jet Cruise Adventures via Storyful.

Tips for cheaper flights

qantas flight Coffs harbour.qantas bombardier q400. 09 June 2016.

Save on air fares

Fish form bait ball

Fish form defensive bait ball.

Spectacular vision of fish forming into defensive pattern.

Man dragged from plane gets apology

The woman was believed to be travelling alone on a transatlantic United Airlines flight from Heathrow

United Airlines have now apologised to a man dragged from their plane because of...

Queenstown helicopter views shot on Panasonic Lumix GH5

Queenstown helicopter views shot on Panasonic Lumix GH5

Game of Thrones landmark destroyed

Maltese landmark destroyed by storm.

Malta's iconic Azure Window rock formation collapses in storm.

Sea scooter safari at Tangalooma Island Resort

The Tangalooma wrecks just off Moreton Island are an awesome place to see marine life.

Sea Scooter Safari of wrecks at Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island

Turkish Airlines adds a touch of magic

Magician lends his talents to Turkish Airlines safety video.

A new safety video gets some help from visual magician Zach King.

Vivid Sydney captured by Jenn Cooper

Vivid in Sydney

Jenn Cooper, Canon Collective Ambassador, captures some of the magic of Vivid...

Hiking in the Bunya Mountains

The Festoon Falls walking trail at Dandabah in the Bunya Mountains and, top right, the Bunya Mountains sculpture at Dandabah, installed in 2008, marks 100 years of national parks in Queensland and, bottom right, at Dandabah.

This national park offers visitors the chance to get back to nature.

Check out these gems in the hinterland

Double rainbow shines after some rain in Bangalow

A drive holiday through the Byron Bay hinterland uncovers gems

Discover the reef in luxury

Crabs and other wildlife are abundant on Sudbury Cay off Sudbury Reef.

Cruise the Great Barrier Reef