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Brisbane Cruise Terminal Hit by Competition Ruling

A new $158 million cruise ship terminal in Brisbane, Australia, has been determined to limit or prevent competition by the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC). Large cruise ships, over 270 meters (886 feet), currently have to berth at a grain terminal with limited facilities for cruise ships, and the state government approved the new terminal at Luggage Point on the north side of the Brisbane River in October last year. (maritime-executive.com)




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Western Australia Committed to Growing Cruise Business

Aerial view of the Queen Mary 2 maiden visit, March 2010 leaving port (Courtesy Fremantle Ports)

Aerial view of the Queen Mary 2 maiden visit, March 2010 leaving port (Courtesy Fremantle Ports)

“The State Government (of Western Australia) is committed to growing the cruise industry by addressing regulation and infrastructure issues,” said Tourism WA (Western Australia) Acting CEO Stephen Wood. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Melbourne cruise ship visitors attracted by sport and culture

Melbourne is experiencing a boom in the number of cruise ships visiting — but what do passengers do when they get here? Cruise companies say the big drawcards are Melbourne’s cultural highlights, including its thriving arts and food scenes, and major sporting events such as the Melbourne Cup and the Australian Open. (heraldsun.com.au)




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