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Tropical North Queensland

Kids making friends on holidays is a big part of the fun.

Mama Holiday

Mama Holiday: online safety on holidays

Tracey Spicer 'Mum, I've made friends with the Man of Death!' my nine-year-old is excited to tell me.

Queensland

Artist's Beach House, Port Douglas: The art of tropical living

Sheriden Rhodes pic Mossman River  Daintree

Sheriden Rhodes Sheriden Rhodes finds a colourful and comfortable place to enjoy life like the locals do in Port Douglas.

Queensland

Welcome to Queensland's Sexchange Hotel

Sexchange Hotel souvenirs have become prized items among tourists.

Cleo Fraser When a group of drunk plumbers put an "S" on a sign, they put a pub on the map.

Travel Insider

Aquis resort: Why put a mega resort in Tropical North Queensland?

An artist's impression of Aquis resort.

Jane E Fraser What are they thinking, even considering a mega resort development in Tropical North Queensland?

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Special features

Australia

Luxury location, bargain price: our most spectacular holiday locations for a pittance

Spectacular locations

Ute Junker Some of the most spectacular holiday spots in Australia can be experienced in luxury ... or for peanuts.

Queensland

The beautiful home of Australia's most atrocious wine

Kuranda

Megan Levy Megan Levy needs to relax with a glass of red after a busy trip to the tropical north, even if the wine is "Australia's most atrocious".

Photo galleries

Splurge or save at Australia's most spectacular spots

Spectacular locations

Some of Australia's most incredible holiday destinations can be experienced in top-shelf, expensive luxury ... or you can do them on the cheap for a pittance.

Travellers Tips

Australia

Elsewhere, all to yourself

Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia

The usual haunts may be booked solid but bargains await in places that go quiet in summer, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

Q&A

Your questions

Where can we go to spoil overselves on a group week away, within five hours' flight of Sydney?

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Travel News

Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

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