Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane populations soar but growth drivers differ – Big Australia

Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane populations soar but growth drivers differ – Big Australia

Updated April 24, 2018 18:49:35 Video: Australia’s population is growing fast (ABC News) Melbourne has cemented itself as Australia’s fastest growing city. The Victorian capital, along with Sydney and Brisbane, accounted for more than 70 per cent of the country’s population growth in the 2016-17 financial year. But scratch beneath …

WA telco, NBN complaints soar over fees, bad service

WA telco, NBN complaints soar over fees, bad service

Posted April 17, 2018 07:08:15 Photo: Mechanic Stephen Wood is one of hundreds of WA small business owners to report issues with their telcos. (ABC News: Emily Piesse) Related Story: Slow NBN: TPG the latest telco to compensate 8,000 customers Related Story: How not to blow your top when you’re …

Paragliding World Cup shows Australian pilots can soar with the best

Paragliding World Cup shows Australian pilots can soar with the best

Posted March 07, 2018 13:18:04 Photo: Competitors from across the world travelled to Bright for the 2018 Paragliding World Cup. (ABC Goulburn Murray: Erin Somerville) Related Story: Outback paraglider who flies with eagles Related Story: Stunning images capture paraglider’s ‘dance’ with Aurora Borealis In a picturesque pocket of north-east Victoria, …

London to Perth direct flight: Qantas Dreamliner tipped to make Australian tourism soar

London to Perth direct flight: Qantas Dreamliner tipped to make Australian tourism soar

Updated March 24, 2018 23:12:44 Photo: The new Qantas Dreamliner at its official launch at Alice Springs. (Supplied: Qantas) Long haul travel just got longer with Australia’s first direct flight to London via Perth taking to the sky with politicians, journalists and holidaymakers on board. The flight — which takes …

Commonwealth Games accommodation still available, as Airbnb listings soar on Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games accommodation still available, as Airbnb listings soar on Gold Coast

Posted March 10, 2018 12:37:25 Photo: Agnieszka Biel expects to list her studio apartment for at least $100 a night. (ABC Gold Coast: Tom Forbes ) There are almost as many Airbnb listings on the Gold Coast as there are in Brisbane, with private hosts set to provide stiff competition …