Toowoomba’s Carnival of Flowers Sees City Come Alive With Colour!

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The idyllic Queensland city of Toowoomba is once again preparing for its nationally famous Carnival of Flowers. For locals and visitors from abroad, the festival is one of the highlights of the year. With private and public garden exhibits, floricultural …

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The 2015 Oz Comic-Con Season Is Finally Here!

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Fans of ‘geek culture’ should prepare themselves, because the 2015 Oz Comic-Con season has begun! The pop-culture event brings together the best of the comic and film worlds, while also capturing everything in between. This week, the Adelaide event began, …

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Have You Thought About… Brisbane?

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For visitors to the Great Southern Land, the prospect of travelling across our vast continent can be daunting. Where do you start, and what are the highlights? Most people will have time restrictions, so it’s worth making some hard decisions …

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Brisbane’s Australia Day Best

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Following on from our comprehensive guide to Melbourne’s best bets for January 26, I thought it only fair to also give Brisbane its time in the sun. The key events on offer in the city are indicative of its character; …

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The Ultimate Festival Check-List

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There are a few rites of passage of the Australian summer. You know that tan-friendly weather is just around the corner when the media starts voicing concern over Schoolies. Then there’s the first swim of summer, the family road trip …

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Brisbane International Film Festival

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Australian films get a bit of a bad reputation sometimes. They aren’t as large-scale as the movies in America, they don’t cover the most interesting stories, and they often end up stereotyping another Aussie outback narrative. But that’s just a …

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Oktoberfest Brisbane

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Next month will be October, and you know what that means. It’s Oktoberfest, and it’s time to get excited. As Australians, we like to indulge in a little culture, and embrace the German tradition. We like to dress up, throw …

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