Hot Spots to Visit in the Land Down Under


western australia

What’s on in Western Australia

Visitors to Western Australia can experience WA’s natural beauty, state-of-the-art venues and diverse culture in unique and unforgettable ways through an incredible range of world-class cultural, sporting and culinary events. Here is a snapshot of events that will be held across the State between August and December 2017. A Taste of Broome – August 17 and September 6 […]


Husk & Vine opens in Parramatta

A new kitchen and bar, Husk & Vine has just opened in Parramatta on July 1. Setting a new culinary direction in the already thriving scene of Sydney’s West, the restaurant is headed by ex-Flying Fish chef Stephen Seckold, who pays homage to the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cultural influences of Parramatta and the surrounding […]

walking holidays

NSW popular for walking holidays

More than 4.3 million domestic and international overnight visitors last year chose walking in NSW as part of a holiday experience, up 5.2% on the previous year*. “NSW is the perfect place for a hiking holiday,” Destination NSW Chief Executive Officer Sandra Chipchase said. “The state is home to some of Australia’s most popular walking trails, as […]


High-tech playground revs up!

Vroom Vroom! Tasmania’s first electronic playground is taking off in the popularity stakes! Launched in December 2016, the play space at Longford has equipment with a motoring theme, reflecting the town’s motor racing history, plus double and bird’s nest swings. It also has a Kompan Play Space for older ages. The equipment combines the joys of outside […]

Mary Poppins Festival 2005

Get swept up in the Poppins Festival

The 10th anniversary Mary Poppins Festival has begun with plenty on offer for the young, and the young at heart in the heritage city of Maryborough. Live performances, book readings, circus workshops and famous authors are just the beginning of a jam-packed program in the birthplace of the Mary Poppins author. Have a spoonful of sugar at […]


Launch into Spring with glamping, ballooning and cycling

Hello Spring! High Country launches into the new season with glamping, ballooning and sensational cycling experiences. With the wattles blooming and the vine buds set to burst, Victoria’s High Country is celebrating the arrival of Spring 2016 with the launch of a suite of new experiences that highlight the region’s stunning scenery, renowned food and wine […]


Sydney set for ‘Awesome August’

SYDNEY is the place to be this August when it will host more than eight major events including The Bledisloe Cup, Supercars Super Sprint, an inaugural American football match – the Sydney College Football Cup, the opening of Disney’s Aladdin and Dame Julie Andrew’s directed My Fair Lady, which will commence an exclusive Sydney season. NSW […]


Australia’s wildest bachelor has high ‘Hope’ for a new bird

MOVE over Bachelors Ritchie, Blake and Tim, Townsville’s wildest bachelor now has his eye on a fine, young bird. But it wasn’t a buff bloke meeting a svelte young chick in a glam gown slit to the waist, in this show of courtship, it was 33-year-old Yarabah, Billabong Sanctuary’s resident wild cassowary locking eyes — and […]


Hervey Bay on song for another bumper whale season

THE whale watching capital of the world, Hervey Bay, is open for business and delivering another bumper season with close encounters and the visitor experience of a lifetime. Fraser Coast is undoubtedly Australia’s Home of the Humpbacks where the natural shape and calm protected waters of Hervey Bay offer a natural playground for thousands of the […]