Coalition’s controversial backpacker tax could be killed by the courts

An international tax accounting company hopes to know by February if its legal challenge to the backpacker tax will see the controversial measure overturned.

Sharks ‘bigger and fatter’ and numbers ‘out of control’ in north Queensland, fisher says

One of Queensland's last remaining commercial shark fishermen warns shark numbers in north Queensland are "out of control" and he is surprised there have not been far more people mauled by the animals.

Uluru ban helps red centre rank as world’s fourth-best region

Central Australia is named one of the best places to visit on the planet by a significant international travel guide — partly in recognition of the upcoming Uluru rock climb closure.

Google and Apple called on to adjust map info

They may be slightly off the beaten track, but two towns in South Australia say Google and Apple have got it wrong when it comes to travel times — and it's costing both towns crucial tourism trade.