‘Pave paradise and you lose’: Call for a toll road at remote, fragile tourist spot

Visitor numbers at one of Australia's most remote tourist destinations are expected to soar once its notoriously rough 4WD track is sealed, prompting calls to protect it.

Lights to stay on at Kakadu National Park’s Jabiru as plans for $446m revival released

The town at the heart of Kakadu National Park has been assured a lifespan beyond its scheduled demolition in 2021, following an NT Government promise to keep the lights on and the release of a $446 million blueprint to transform it into a tourism hub.

New coastal eco-tourism venture planned near Cairns while island resorts remain in decay

The Queensland Government is devoting $1 million to prepare a business case for an eco-tourism venture on a coastal national park strip on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, north of Cairns, even as several resorts in northern Queensland remain in ruins.