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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Mining giants may dump dredging waste onshore, not on Barrier Reef

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... approval should be revoked. "Onshore disposal would be a far better option environmentally and for the tourism and fishing industries. However, the problems of increased shipping and export ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian tourism chiefs resurrect 'best jobs in the world' offer

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Tourism campaign offers young people a chance to become a 'Chief Funster', 'Taste Master' or 'Outback Adventurer' Australia's tourism industry yesterday ... Adventurer". The marketing push is targeting the youth segment, which contributes A$12 billion (HK$94 billion) annually in tourism spending and delivers nearly 1.6 million, or 26 per cent, ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Thieves steal seven-tonne mango attraction in Queensland

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:59pm by AFP

    ... Bowen Tourism chairman Paul McLaughlin. "It looks like it was sort of two o'clock this morning-type thing. There was... some heavy equipment and it looks like they've taken ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Green group fights sand dump permit near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:21pm by Reuters in Melbourne

    ... to protect the reef, as well as marine tourism operators, who help generate US$5 billion a year. The North Queensland Conservation Council filed a challenge to the permit at the Administrative ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Western Australia in uproar over shark cull after rise in attacks

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... tourism industry is concerned about the long-term consequences of the rise in attacks. More than 60 per cent of foreign tourists visit a beach, but there is anecdotal evidence some businesses ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia's PM-elect Tony Abbott names cabinet with just one woman

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Chris Bowen, the interim leader of the Labor party, said the government of Afghanistan had more women in its cabinet and criticised Abbott for not representing key areas such as tourism ...

  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia ready to cash in on tourist boom from China

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam Tourism officials down under are rushing to woo mainland visitors with bulging wallets Australia keen to cash in on visitor boom from China Forget the kitsch appeal of koalas and kangaroos- mainland Chinese tourists are getting smarter about what they get for their yuan and Australians are not shy about putting their hands in the global tourism till. "Mainland China ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Rupert Murdoch's estranged wife is a 'Chinese spy', says Australian tycoon Clive Palmer

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 11:13am by AFP

    ... he has made his money in mining and is also a real estate developer and tourism resort operator, was a long-time supporter of Abbott’s Liberal-National coalition. He tore up his membership ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Packer’s high-roller Sydney casino moves closer

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 04:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Harbour Bridge. State Premier Barry O’Farrell said the facility would help NSW compete “in the lucrative and booming Asian tourism market” and it would now be subject to “a rigorous financial ... “What we have to do is say, ‘How are we going to maximise this Chinese tourism (boom) to Australia?” Sydney already has one casino – The Star – but Packer said there was room for another. “This ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    ‘Spawn bank’ holds hopes for future of Great Barrier Reef

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 02:55pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... of the seven natural wonders of the world, the 2,000 km Great Barrier Reef is home to 400 types of coral, 240 species of birds and 1,500 species of fish. It is worth A$6 billion a year in tourism ...




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