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  1. Voyages Resort, Heron Island

    Posted Mar 11th 2007, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... Nicolette Loizou Where is it? The resort lies amid classically blue waters 535km north of Brisbane, on the east coast of Australia. Set just off the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, the island does not admit day-trippers, meaning the colour-splashed coral cay of the seabed is entirely for the responsible enjoyment of guests. To arrive in equally exclusive style, take ...

  2. Civilian buys rocket launcher at recyclers

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney The army is investigating how a military rocket launcher ended up being bought by a civilian for A$2 (HK$12) after he found it dumped on the outskirts of a Queensland town. The embarrassing security breach occurred when James Malone ...

  3. Call to keep Coral Sea's sharks off dinner tables

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... markets, a conservation organisation said yesterday. WWF Australia launched a campaign to declare the Coral Sea a vast marine park, linking it with the adjoining Great Barrier Reef Marine Park ... It called on the government to grant protection to 780,000 sq km of largely unspoilt tropical ocean, tripling the size of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Stretching from the outer boundary ...

  4. Settle into island life

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... new Great Barrier Reef Yacht Club and Peter Thompson-designed 18 hole golf course are all contributing factors. Houses begin at A$500,000 (HK$3.43 million) with an average price ...

  5. Whitsunday Islands

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... Christina Pfeiffer Swim, sail, snorkel or sip cocktails- the aquatic world is your oyster in these 74 pristine tropical havens protected by Queensland's Great Barrier Reef. 1. Coral reefs The Whitsunday Islands are home to an aquatic wonderland of colourful fish, clams and coral. Conditions are ideal for snorkelling because many of the coral platforms are close to shore ...

  6. Tropical hideaways at Mission Beach

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... and the beach, has 135 one-bedroom and two-bedroom homes built around a lagoon-shaped pool. With 200 metres of beach frontage, the development is an ideal hopping off point for Great Barrier Reef ...

  7. Shantara Resort and Spa, Queensland

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... Heritage areas- the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree National Park- it is a magnet for holidaymakers. Shantara is the area's newest luxury apartment resort. What's so different about it? ... Douglas to the Great Barrier Reef and tours to Daintree National Park can be arranged. Take a helicopter trip to remote homesteads and little-known Aboriginal sites in the bush or simply pack ...

  8. Nationalistic barriers

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by James Dorn

    ... the equal rights of others are not violated. When Congress fails to focus on this principle of freedom and limited government, the world loses sight of why America is a great nation. James A. Dorn ...

  9. Kings Cross can benefit from good barrier

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... John Bell Kings Cross has finally had the barrier god smile upon him, which should allow him to score a well-deserved success in the middle pin of tomorrow night's Triple Trio ... at Happy Valley appearing in need of the outing. His effort to wind up sixth to the World Of Love after covering ground from gate nine indicated he had returned in good order. He will be greatly ...

  10. Fired-up Yiu crosses the Safety barrier

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The rejuvenated Ricky Yiu Poon-fie stable hit the magic number of 13 victories for the season yesterday with the victory of Safety First, and finally put the nightmare of last season to rest. Yiu, who trained the great Fairy King Prawn to win the Group One Hong Kong Sprint in 1999, had just 10 winners last season and failed to meet the Jockey Club's minimum ...




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