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Sat 14 Sep 2019

University of Melbourne lecturer detained in Iranian jail

premium_icon University of Melbourne lecturer detained in Iranian jail

An academic who lectures at the University of Melbourne has been named as the third Australian detained in an Iranian jail

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Woman crashes onto person sitting on loo

Woman crashes onto person sitting on loo

Multiple people have been hospitalised after a Brisbane boat accident where a woman fell through the floor onto a person sitting on the toilet.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

$99 and under: Virgin’s massive flight sale

$99 and under: Virgin’s massive flight sale

If you’re after a cheap flight somewhere around Australia, this new set of deals from Virgin will have you in the air for as little as $69.

Passengers panic as plane catches fire

Passengers panic as plane catches fire

Terrified passengers wrote “goodbye messages” for their friends and family after their plane engine caught fire when it hit a flock of geese.

Aussie couple detained in Iran named

Aussie couple detained in Iran named

An Australian man and British-Australian woman detained in an Iranian prison have been named as a couple of travel bloggers from Perth.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

Police storm Qantas plane over fight

Police storm Qantas plane over fight

“I was a few rows up from the two men, however I didn’t hear anything or an argument,” said the passenger, who was seated three rows in front of the altercation

Airfares jump 2100 per cent during strike

Airfares jump 2100 per cent during strike

British Airways has cancelled almost all flights, leaving hundreds of thousands stranded — and causing a huge jump in the cost of airfares.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

SA tourism chief doesn’t know how much 'Old Mate' ad cost

premium_icon SA tourism chief doesn’t know how much 'Old Mate' ad cost

The new Tourism Department boss doesn’t know how much the widely-panned ‘Old Mate’ tourism campaign ad cost, and says the jury is still out on its effectiveness.

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