Australia

Catch a fish, win $1 million. It's a powerful lure, but registrations for the Million Dollar Fish competition are falling

It was designed to be the perfect lure for fishermen: win a million dollars by catching an elusive barramundi in the Top End's tropical waters.

In the first two seasons, more than 43,000 people around Australia registered for the chance to catch the country's most lucrative fish.

White spot prawn disease that could destroy Queensland's seafood industry discovered again

Authorities are working to ensure a highly contagious viral infection that could destroy Queensland's seafood industry is contained.

White spot disease has been found by Biosecurity Queensland officials on two farms on the Logan River in the state's southeast.

COVID-19 saw Easter visitors banned from Fraser Island but this couple were already stuck there in lockdown

Visitors were banned from Queensland's K'gari, or Fraser Island, during the busy Easter break, but one couple were already there and found themselves stuck on the world's largest sand island during lockdown.