Category: Special Events

Autumn in Brisbane Courtesy of Southern Queensland

Autumn can be overlooked when it comes to the seasons, especially in a state renowned for having the best of the weather. In Brisbane, there are plans to give autumn the attention it deserves by turning a busy area of Brisbane into Southern Queensland for three days. From 14 to 16 March, bustling James Street […]

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Sydney’s 3 Best Ferry Rides

There’s no doubt that Sydney Harbour is one of the most stunning harbours in the world, so when it comes to traveling and sight-seeing, what better way than by ferry? TimeOut have outlined their pick of the very best ferry rides Sydney has to offer: Take a trip to Manly – This is a picturesque […]

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10 Australian Holiday Attractions for Kids

A recent article on couriermail.com.au listed ten great Australian school holiday attractions that the kids will love, no matter the time of the year. Otway Fly Tree Top Adventures – Fly on a wire through spectacular rainforest in Victoria’s Otway ranges. Werribee Open Range Zoo – See Africa’s iconic animals up close in this open […]

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2014 Gold Coast International Food, Wine & Music Festival

Once more the Gold Coast International Food, Wine and Music Festival is being held and, according to an article on visitgoldcoast.com, this year’s festival will be the biggest and best yet! Being held at various venues around the Gold Coast, the festival is a much anticipated event that showcases all the best in local food, […]

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Sydney’s 19th Biennale Celebrates Artistic Imagination

This year’s Biennale of Sydney, which is entitled ‘You Imagine What You Desire’, will focus on artistic imagination as a spiritual exploration, according to a recent article on visual.artshub.com.au. Curated by renowned Artistic Director Juliana Engberg, this year’s festival will feature an exciting and thought provoking program of events to be held at the Art […]

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Sand Sculpting Championships in Surfers Paradise

An article on visitgoldcoast.com recently reported that the Australian Sand Sculpting Championships are coming to the Surfers Paradise foreshore again, and this year’s theme is ‘Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales’. From Friday February 14th to Sunday February 16th, Australia’s best sand sculptors will battle it out to produce the most stunning creation of fable and […]

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Henry the Polar Bear Cub Stars at Sea World

Sea World’s ambitious program to breed polar bears on the Gold Coast has been documented in a recent documentary. The current star of the breeding program is Henry, a delightfully cute male polar bear cub, born in May last year at Sea World. Still very much attached to his mother, Henry is a star attraction […]

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Where to Take the Kids in Brisbane

Summer holidays with kids can be tough even in a great destination like Brisbane. Fortunately, there are lots of great, fun activities for kids in Brisbane. Some of the wonderful activities planned for children over this year’s summer holiday in Brisbane include: The Summer Solstice Light Spectacle. This natural spectacle is timed to occur in […]

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Brisbane Tennis International Draws Record Crowds

This year’s Brisbane Tennis International attracted more than 105,000 people during the eight day tournament. Queensland Minister for Tourism Jann Stuckey said that this year’s success had cemented the tournament’s reputation as a premier event on the global tennis scene. Lleyton Hewitt and Serena Williams took out the men’s and women’s titles during the event, […]

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Some Fun Things to Do Over the Holidays on the Gold Coast

It is easy to see why the Gold Coast are still one of Australia’s favourite holiday destinations. In addition to some of the world’s best beaches, the region contains a wide variety of activities for the entire family. Some great family activities on the Gold Coast for the Holidays include: Great Australian cuisine. There are […]

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