Warm up with the Canberra District Wines Fireside Festival

Join us in celebrating what’s warm about wine from the 17th July to the 15th August – Canberra District Wines Fireside Festival. What is the Fireside Festival? It’s an introduction to what’s hot this winter in Canberra District wines. The Canberra region is famous for its premium cool climate wines, showcasing the local terroir and […]

Lockdown lifts tonight for Brisbane and Moreton Bay

Queensland has recorded eight new cases today, with five locally acquired and most linked to existing clusters. Heath Minister Yvette D’Ath said lockdown would lift as planned for the Brisbane and Moreton Bay areas. “I want to thank everyone for following the restrictions that has meant we can lift the lockdown at 6pm tonight,” she […]

2001 golf holes in seven days to raise $250,000… and take the world record title!

Brisbane’s Mick McLoughlin tees off on countdown to world record challenge To play 2001 golf holes in seven days (that’s 286 holes or 16 rounds per day), raise $250,000 and take the world record: that’s the aim of Brisbane businessman, philanthropist and Ronald McDonald House Charities South East Queensland (RMHC SEQ) supporter Mick McLoughlin. And […]

Huge political backing behind Redcliffe Dolphins bid to become NRL team

South East Queensland is in the hot seat for a new NRL team, with the Redcliffe Dolphins, Firehawks and the Ipswich Jets Rugby League Team vying for a license. Redcliffe Dolphins boss Tony Murphy says only an “unbelievable bid” could top theirs as the Australian Rugby League Commission officially welcomed expressions of interest to become […]

Will you be crowned Lord of the Gourds?

If you’re looking for something fun AND quirky to do this month, the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival is just the ticket! And if you take part in the Great Australian Pumpkin Roll you could be crowned Lord of the Gourds! Celebrating its 25th year, the Festival will welcome over 20,000 visitors from 27th – 30th May […]

Month long celebration announced for Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers in 2021

The multi-award-winning Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers (TCOF) has unveiled a joy-filled month-long program of celebrations for 2021. An extension of the 10-day event that has taken place in Queensland’s city on the range for the past 72 years, and a sign of the success of its COVID-19 planning. Taking centre stage over the new 30-day […]

Awards Recognise Outstanding Achievements In LGBTQ Inclusion In Australian Sport

Tennis Australia, Cricket Australia, National Rugby League and Athletics Australia are among a range of sporting bodies and individuals who have been recognised for their efforts in advancing LGBTQ inclusion at the Australian Pride in Sport Awards, held today at the Hyatt Regency in Sydney. Celebrating its fourth year, the Australian Pride in Sport Awards […]

41 gun salute to mark the passing of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh

To mark the passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, the Australian Federation Guard fired a 41 gun salute from the forecourt of Parliament House in Canberra at 5pm. Six M2A2 45mm Howitzer Ceremonial Guns from the Australian Defence Force fired 41 rounds, with each round fired at 10 second intervals until all […]

$100k cash prize offered up to Queensland strawberry pickers

Attention Aussies and working visa holders – Queensland Strawberries needs you! Get a job picking or packing strawberries this winter for a chance to play to win up to $100,000 – and better still there are 10 cash prizes up for grabs! COVID-19 travel restrictions have significantly impacted Australia’s horticultural industry, creating a major shortage […]

Search is on for Australia’s best young fresh produce growers

Corteva Agriscience joins AUSVEG, calling for Corteva Young Grower of the Year Award nominations to find Australia’s next crop of outstanding young fresh produce growers. People across the horticulture industry are encouraged to nominate young growers who deserve recognition. The annual award celebrates producers aged 35 or less who champion the horticulture industry’s success and show […]