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Celebrating K’gari: why the renaming of Fraser Island is about so much more than a name; Rose Barrowcliffe; The Conversation

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Fraser Island was renamed to the original Butchulla name, K’gari. Returning to original place names is a significant step in First Nations people maintaining cultural identity in Australia.

Source: Celebrating K’gari: why the renaming of Fraser Island is about so much more than a name

Fraser Island to revert to Indigenous name; Marty Silk; AAP

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The UNESCO World Heritage area centred on Fraser Island has reverted to the name used by its traditional owners: K’gari, meaning ‘paradise’.

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Family-Friendly Fraser Island Villa Escape with Roundtrip Ferry Transfers & A$100 Resort Credit, Fraser Island, Queensland; Luxury Escapes

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Today’s Luxury Escapes Travel Deal: Family-Friendly Fraser Island Villa Escape with Roundtrip Ferry Transfers & A$100 Resort Credit. Buy Now & Save 36% on Luxury Escapes Travel Deals.

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Prince Harry visits world’s largest sand island in Australia; AP

Prince Harry took a barge for the 70-km crossing from Australia’s mainland to the island, while the former American actress Meghan rode in a far more comfortable cruiser.

Source: Prince Harry visits world’s largest sand island in Australia

Australia’s island paradise with a dark and curious history; Chloe Cann; Telegraph

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Fantastic Fishing in Fraser Island, Australia; John Ashley; Marlin

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Best Things To Do In Hervey Bay, Australia; Madison; Trip101

Australia – Fraser Island

If Hervey Bay is your next vacation destination, then you’ve made an excellent choice. Read this article to find out about the things to do in Hervey Bay, Australia.

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Turtle ‘surfing’ tourists face five-figure fine; Fox News

Two tourists are facing a major fine after standing on the back of a turtle at an Australian beach and posting a picture online.

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Fraser Island cruise with Pacific Aria; Caroline Gladstone; The Standard

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Caroline Gladstone greets P&O Cruises’ first visit to the world’s largest sand island.

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Daily Daydream: Fraser Island, Australia; Caroline Morse Teel; Smarter Travel

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Take a whale-watching tour, head into a rainforest, snorkel in the ocean, swim in a freshwater lake, or explore the sand cliffs—you’ll never run out of things to do on this island!

Source: Daily Daydream: Fraser Island, Australia

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