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Tasmania, the world's Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year!

IT IS estimated there are 50 million golfers in the world and now these golfers have a newly discovered destination for tee time, according to the International Association of Golf Tour Operators. Tasmania has been named the 'undiscovered…
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New Year's resolutions you'll make and break!

LOSE weight and get fit. Eat healthier. Spend more time with loved ones. Cut the stress. Drink and smoke less. Travel to new places. As the New Year looms, these old resolutions pop up and, we're sorry to say, none every really carry much…
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Putting the Great in 'The Barrier Reef'

FORGET Beiber, Attenborough fever is about to hit our shores as the veteran broadcaster's eagerly-anticipated Great Barrier Reef documentary series makes its small screen debut in the UK on the BBC this December 30. What began sixty…
Woodford Folk Festival

Santa delivers swag of festive festivals

'TIS the season for festivals and anyone wanting to unleash their inner hippie, step back to medieval times, visit the Gabba for an international cricket stoush or admire a global exhibition of art will find plenty of opportunities to make…
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Explore the world's largest sand island

WORLD Heritage-listed Fraser Island is an ecological masterpiece of giant sand dunes, rain forests, open beaches, freshwater streams and lakes and an exceptional range of unique flora and fauna. YTravelBlog (2015) and Trip Advisor (2014)…

Parade puts spotlight on protecting Oceania

PROTECTING Oceania is the theme of this year's Illumination Parade, a highlight of the annual Hervey Bay Whale Festival, and entries are still open. “Protecting our oceans is important for all marine life that calls the Bay home,”…

Mary Poppins Festival on again in Maryborough

COSTUMED characters, children’s rides and  face painting will help transform Maryborough into a magical Mary Poppins experience again today, June 30. It will be a Mary old time at the Mary Poppins Festival in the Park with children’s…

Fraser Coast's natural paradise

IF YOUR idea of a great holiday is really getting away from it all and relaxing in a natural paradise, then salvation is close at hand at Queensland’s Hervey Bay and neighbouring Fraser Island. A three-hour drive or 40-minute flight north…

James Squire Tales and Ales

The popular James Squire Tales and Ales is returning to Relish Food and Wine Fest on Saturday, June 8. The historic Bond Store in Maryborough’s Portside district will once again play host to the perfect food and beer experience. Councillor…

Banyan Bubbly Breakfast

The finer flavours of Relish Fraser Coast will linger on after the event, thanks to the Banyan Bubbly Breakfast to be held in Queens Park on Sunday, June 9. Bayfusion Food Designs and Sexie Coffee have partnered with Sirromet Wines to present…

Conquering the fear of sharks

By Debbie FoaleSharks.  Most of us have some sort of fear of these creatures, probably largely thanks to how Hollywood portrays them.  It's safe to say that movies such as Jaws have firmly tagged sharks as the bad guy, who cruise the shorelines…

Relish … the local wineries

They say every wine has a tale to tell … and on Saturday, June 8 visitors to Relish Food and Wine Fest will have a chance to sample some of the finest "stories" the region has to offer. A host of award-winning regional wineries from across…

Frightful fun on Maryborough ghost tour

Maryborough’s resident supernaturals will be out in force on this weekend (May 25) when the Ghost Tours and Tales of Maryborough gets underway from 6pm – 10pm. Tour hosts Mary Widow and Hutton the Hangman have been terrifying tourists…

My Kitchen Rules stars sign on for Relish

The Fraser Coast’s very own My Kitchen Rules superstars will share their culinary secrets with visitors to this year’s Relish Food and Wine Fest in Maryborough (Saturday, June 8). Hervey Bay couple Dan and Steph Mulheron cooked their…

Relish website a taste of things to come

A full run down of activities and attractions on show at this year’s Relish Food and Wine Fest (Saturday, June 8) is now available on the new website www.relishfrasercoast.com.au Councillor for Sport, Recreation, Open Spaces and Events…