White spot threat: is fishing finished in Queensland?

Fishing, crabbing and Cooloola Coast tourism caught up in virus threat that could wipe out fishing in much of eastern Australia

Mackay buoyed with sugar, mining and tourism on the rise

Canegrowers chairman Paul Schembri on his sugar farm north of Mackay.

IT BORE the mining downturn like no other region in Australia

Australian tourism's changing face

Holiday makers were the main tourists who visited Australia in 2016.

Asian countries now Australia's main tourist source

WATCH: Elephant flings tourist into air in Thailand

A tourist finds out the hard way about trying to wash an elephant.

Woman washing elephant with a sponge in a river

Builder catches new career with Rainbow's Baitrunner

DIDN'T GET AWAY: Builder Mat Cooper turned his lifetime fishing hobby into a career as new owner and operator of Rainbow Beach Fishing Charter and the Baitrunner.

From building to catching for charter boat's new owner.

Trio dives into new adventure at Rainbow's Wolf Rock

RAINBOW ROCK: Wolf Rock Dive manager Fiona Butler, with son Finnigan Nelson, is excited to share the site with the world.

Desire for dream job leads trio to take over Wolf Rock Dive.

Summer draws up to 10,000 to Rainbow Beach

POPULAR SPOT: Swedes Jakob Friedrich, Jakob Pettersson and Emma Andersson at Rainbow.

Australia Day is set to give Rainbow one last boost for summer.

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.

Yak 52 Soviet trainer takes off over Airlie Beach

NEW RIDE: The Yak-52 has been flying around the skies above Airlie Beach performing aerobatics replacing the beloved Tiger Moth which was declared a ride-off in July.Photo Martin StringerPhoto contributed.

Yak-52 takes off over Airlie Beach

Locals catch 'Sunrise' at Rainbow Beach

WORKING THE CROWD: Rainbow Beach locals greet Sam McMillan and the 'Sunrise' crew yesterday.

'Sunrise' weather presenter Sam 'Sam Mac' McMillan made his way to Rainbow Beach...

Anna Faris stars in Air NZ video

Air New Zealand safety video goes Hollywood.

Latest safety video has a touch of Hollywood.

Floating Apartment on Great Barrier Reef

Floating apartment on the Great Barrier Reef.

Airbnb are offering a chance to live right on the reef.

Bollywood Theme Park

Bollywood Screenshot

The world's biggest theme park is set to expand. Here's some of what will be there.

Chapman in Lyon

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

Peter Chapman talks us through the best parts of this French gem.

Virgin Airlines new Kids Class

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids.

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids. Check your dates before you...

Dunedin's Otago Museum Tropical Forest

The entrance to the Otago Museum

The Butterfly enclosure in the Otago museum is a popular part of their Discovery...

Get in the swim in Dunedin

Surfers get ready to take on the waves at St Clair beach in Dunedin.

From the Moana Pool, to the beach at St Clair, there's plenty of places to get wet...

Cadbury World in Dunedin

Cadbury World is located in the centre of Dunedin, New Zealand, at the Cadbury factory site. The visitor centre is a colourful and educational environment with chocolate-themed displays where you can learn about the history of Cadbury and chocolate through the ages. The Cadbury Tour is a must-do while in Dunedinjust look for the purple silo or follow the scent of chocolaty goodness drifting over the city.

Take a tour of the Cadbury Factory in the heart of Dunedin where every step has...

Dunedin's Blue Penguins

Blue penguins come ashore on the Otago Peninsula.

Take a look at the cutest tourist attraction - Dunedin's blue penguins as they...

Larnach Castle in Dunedin

Larnach Castle in Dunedin.

Take a walk through Dunedin's historic Larnach Castle, fully restored and open to...