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Coalition Must Hear the People and Invest in Cross River Rail

Malcolm Turnbull must heed the clear message from the Queensland election result and end his irrational refusal to invest in Brisbane’s much needed Cross River Rail project. Viewed 3725 times by 500 viewers

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Macquarie Park Interchange a win for commuters

Faster and smoother transitions between buses, trains and taxis will become a reality for commuters in the Macquarie Park precinct after the Turnbull and Berejiklian governments agreed to build a major new interchange. Viewed 5225 times by 559 viewers

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Australians being ripped off on European holidays

Australians planning a holiday to Europe are being warned to watch out for scammers who advertise apartments in cities such as Paris at excellent rates. Carolyn Schonafinger, founder of www.HolidaysToEurope.com.au said often the apartment doesn’t even exist and it’s not until the unsuspecting traveller arrives at their destination that they find out they’ve been had. Viewed […]

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Bring your Christmas party to Voyages Brampton Island

Escape the office and bring your Christmas party to Voyages Brampton Island. Book now and receive FREE* return launch transfers, that’s a saving of $104 per person! Brampton Island’s beautiful beaches and relaxed atmosphere provide the ideal backdrop for a unique getaway. Located at the southern end of the world-renowned Whitsunday Island Passage, Voyages Brampton […]

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Jucy Rentals’ top 10 tips for summer camping

Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor adventurer or novice camper, a campervan holiday is one of the most affordable, fun and easy ways to explore the diverse beauty and landscapes of Australia and New Zealand. In the first three months of 2009, Australian tourists spent $284.8 million on caravan park accommodation reflecting the high demand for […]

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Moeraki New Zealand – the largely untouched world of a tiny Kiwi fishing village

Plod out onto the little wharf at Moeraki in New Zealand around sunrise. The chugging sounds of a tiny Otago fishing village seem largely unspoiled by time. A salty breeze wafts across the old whaling port. Gulls swoop around fishing boats heading back with their early morning catch. Not even half a dozen commercial fishermen […]

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Solid recovery after recession-battering for NZ wines in export market, says Marlborough leader

New Zealand has begun to see a solid recovery in export markets as the northern hemisphere summer comes to a close and the Christmas period comes into focus, according to a leading New Zealand wine expert Blair Gibbs. Wine companies were cautiously optimistic for another good growing season. “Predictions of further yield reductions through grape […]

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Top New Zealand wine – it’s a secret – Blair Gibbs winemaker

Sshhh – Spy Valley: top New Zealand wine – it’s a secret 😉 Promise not to tell anyone? One of the best New Zealand sauvignon blanc from the heart of Marlborough wine country, Spy Valley, is just getting better – not bigger. It was a Spy secret; but the news has leaked out! So keep […]

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Cloud 9 – Floating near heaven – one of New Zealand’s must-stay havens

The view of paradise walking into Cloud9 lingers forever. This is a $nz1700 a night four-bedroom holiday haven that is a must-stay-in before you die place. Viewed 48211 times by 2838 viewers

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All bases covered: whales, wine, hot pools and romantic luxury in a tiny slice of paradise! – Braemar Lodge by Hanmer Springs

Shut your eyes. Imagine lazing in an outdoor hot tub with someone. The sun is setting over picture postcard snow-capped mountains. Not a sound can be heard but the occasional bird chirp. All bases covered: whales, wine, hot pools and romantic luxury in a tiny slice of paradise! This is Braemar Lodge by Hanmer Springs, […]

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