Qantas direct to Whitsundays

Qantas has begun direct services between Sydney and the Great Barrier Reef Airport broadening travel options for Sydney and international customers heading to The Whitsundays. Qantas will operate three flights a week on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday during peak season (July and September through to January) and bi-weekly services on Wednesday and Sunday off peak. It has been almost […]

Queensland Symphony Orchestra – Lord of The Rings

Pop goes the Queensland Symphony Orchestra! The Queensland Symphony Orchestra is set to bring pop culture to the main stage as it explores the music of distant lands through its pop culture orchestral trilogy 5 October The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers in concert with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra 23 November Video Games […]

Book: The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide $59.95 Principal Author, Greg Czechura and Principal Photographer, Gary Cranitch Available for purchase from the Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville, the Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, Brisbane or online at www.shop.qm.qld.gov.au.   Dive into the Great Barrier Reef Discovery Guide Travel aficionados will love the Queensland Museum Network’s […]

The 4217 is Unveiled

The old Surfers Paradise Transit Centre is being transformed into The 4217, a vibrant village hub offering locals and tourists high quality food and dining in an ever-evolving creative space. The 4217, named after the area’s postcode, is set to become the new social meeting place in Surfers Paradise, bringing together passionate food providores and […]

Allure Stradbroke wraps up Winter

ALLURE STRADBROKE RESORT WRAPS UP WINTER Holiday Makers will be heading to North Stradbroke Island to celebrate the season change with Allure Stradbroke Resort’s end of winter packages. The Winter Wrap Up Package includes three nights accommodation, return ferry vehicle transfer, late 12pm check out, a BBQ meat tray and free WIFI. Valid until September 18, […]

Park, view or surf free in Brisbane

Free car parking, a movie or internet access are among the temptations being offered to guests of Accor’s Novotel, Mercure and Ibis hotels in Brisbane during  June and July. All properties are featuring City Escape deals with Novotel Brisbane’s package containing breakfast for two and car parking from $179 per room per night. The newly revamped Mercure Brisbane’s deal features breakfast […]

Lines In The Sand Transforms Stradbroke Island

Families will be diving into North Stradbroke Island this June to experience a four-day festival celebrating art, the environment and the island’s community. Focusing on making art from nature and new media, the Lines in the Sand festival coincides with school holidays, running from June 22-25, 2013. Selected artists have been invited to create an […]

‘ReefLive’

June 7 – 8, 2013 ReefLive is an innovative and groundbreaking live broadcast event that will take people from across the globe on a guided underwater tour of one of the natural wonders of the world – Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. It presents the perfect opportunity for those who love adventure, the ocean and nature […]

Port Douglas Carnivale

Port Douglas Carnivale, 17-26 May 2013, will serve up fresh regional produce, a first-class location and north Queensland hospitality, along with an event program that is the largest and most diverse ever. The opening weekend will include the Sheraton Mirage Longest Lunch and the Macrossan Street Parade on Friday, 17 May and ‘Food, Wine & […]

Tamborine Mountain Distillery

Tamborine Mountain Distillery has been named Asia-Pacific Spirits Producer of the Year 2013 at the prestigious China Wine & Spirit Awards held in Hong Kong. Bronze, Silver, Gold, Double Gold and Trophy Awards were picked up by the Tamborine Mountain Distillery, which is one of Australia’s most awarded and smallest operating pot distilleries. With the […]