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Nothern Rivers NSW compasses the major towns of Ballina, Byron Bay, Casino, Grafton, Kyogle, Lismore and Tweed Heads including the world famous holiday destination of Byron Bay. If you are considering a holiday in this region, you won't be disappointed. There is so...
Friday 2 October - Monday 5 October 2015 - Weipa North Queensland Qantas Link QF2479 - Weipa - Cairns - Dash 8 400 - 13:20pm Weipa is the northernmost sizeable town in Queensland with a population of 3,500. It is not a touristy town - it is a thriving mining town....
Friday 2 October 2015QantasLink QF2478 - Cairns - Weipa - Dash 8 400 - 11:30am Qantaslink Cairns-Weipa This morning after arriving at Cairns airport from Brisbane, I checked in online for my Qantaslink Cairns-Weipa flight. QantasLink services the smaller...
Friday 2 October 2015Jetstar JA926 - Brisbane / Cairns - A320 After restless sleep, I rose early - 5:15am in preparation for my Jetstar flight from Brisbane to Cairns. Kevin, an Asian-Australian Uber driver collected me from Carseldine on the Northside of Brisbane...
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