A newly renovated Bass Strait ferry will be officially unveiled in Devonport after the Tasmanian government's multi-million dollar refurbishment program.

Is it a bird? No it's a plane, a seaplane, proposed to transport tourists to Adelaide's Glenelg Jetty in an effort to return the precinct to its glory days.

A new site for a planned Gold Coast resort and casino has been announced, after an earlier plan that included a cruise ship terminal was knocked back.