How to pack the best camera travel kit

OK, you’re going on holidays — you have the camera and the lenses but have you remembered the essential accessories? You want to travel light but there are a few things you should never leave home without. 1. Extra batteries and, of course, the battery charger. 2. Extra camera cards …

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Great deals on 2021 European river cruises

As European borders begin to open up and consumer confidence builds after the world wide lockdown, Australian travellers are starting to plan their next overseas holidays. River cruising in Europe is a good place to start and we are seeing and there are some great deals on offer from some …

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QBE says UK claims limited to $115m

Insurance giant QBE says its exposure to business interruption insurance claims by UK customers will be limited to $US75 million ($A115 million) because of reinsurance. “Many businesses are facing an extremely concerning time at present and we are working closely with broker partners and agents to support our customers during …

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Get your #WADayHero Certificate this weekend

WA DAY 1 JUNE, 2020 What does WA Day mean to Western Australians? On the first Monday of June each year, Western Australians young and old, from all ethnicities and cultures, unite to celebrate WA Day. Whether it’s our rich and diverse culture, talented musicians, relaxed lifestyle, world class cuisine …

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Exports eased in April from record high

Australia’s exports and imports both pared down in April, preliminary figures for the month from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed on Monday. Exports of goods and services fell $4 billion or 12 per cent from March’s record high to $31.44 billion. The decrease was led by a $1.7 billion …

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Europe gets ready to reopen

June 15 is border day — across Europe, international borders will reopen and countries are preparing for the return of international tourists. Some will come even sooner. Restaurants, bars, non-essential shops and museums have reopened in Italy and Prime Minister has signed a decree allowing foreign tourism to resume from …

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ICC rejects wax because of tampering focus

International Cricket Council power broker Anil Kumble has urged teams to adjust to an interim ban on using saliva to shine the ball, suggesting that legalising an artificial wax would fly in the face of a recent ball-tampering crackdown. The ICC’s cricket committee, chaired by Kumble and featuring Cricket Australia …

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