Topic: Events

Noosa Longweekend Festival from 17 – 26 June

To experience a cultural feast of art, literature, theatre, music, dance, film, food and fun make sure you head along to the Noosa Longweekend Festival from 17 – 26 June.

Now recognised as one of Australia’s foremost regional cultural events, The Noosa Longweekend festival was launched in 2002 by a local group of creative visionaries wanting to blend their passions with the beautiful environment that is Noosa. Noosa’s unique natural environment and village-style atmosphere provide the inspiring backdrop for this festival that offers visitors beautiful beaches and national parks, fabulous food, cultural stimulus and community events – an experience for the body, mind and soul.

David WilliamsonThis is the tenth year the festival has been held and the celebrations represent a significant milestone for the cultural event which boasts leading Australian playwright, David Williamson and writer Kristin Williamson as patrons. As well as the festival’s tenth birthday, this year marks David Williamson’s fortieth anniversary as a playwright.

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FlavourFest to entice the palate in the Hunter Valley

TREAT YOUR TASTEBUDS THIS JUNE LONG WEEKEND

Prepare your taste buds, because from Saturday 11 June to Monday 13 June 2011, as part of the Hunter Valley Wine and Food Month, Hunter Valley Gardens will host the 2nd Annual FlavourFest, with more celebrities, more fun activities and even more international delicacies than last year.

Kyle McKendry, General Manager of Hunter Valley Gardens says, “We’re really excited about this year’s event. We can guarantee that if you enjoyed last year’s festivities, you’ll love this year’s feast for all the senses!”

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Beautiful beaches and beautiful people: Byron Bay offers both

Byron Bay has more to offer than it’s natural beauty it is also the place where the beautiful people come to have a taste of bohemia, relax, romance and play.

This time of year everybody in Byron Bay is gearing up for Bluesfest (21-25 April) , a massive five day music festival so come and join the party atmosphere in town. The annual International East Coast Blues and Roots Festival will be headlined this year by artists of the likes of Bob Dylan, Grace Jones and Ben Harper. Held in the Tyagarah Tee Tree Farm just outside of Byron there will be thousands of people descending all around the region for this long weekend extravaganza.

Or skip the party and come when the crowds have left. There will be more room to spread out your towel on the beautiful beach and relax with a book. There’s gourmet produce to eat, the pubs and restaurants to explore and shopping in funky little boutiques.

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A Wine Lovers Playground at the 2011 Barossa Vintage Festival

The Barossa Vintage Festival is one event that ensures  wine enthusiasts across the country emerge from musty dark cellars and converge on The Barossa, to rediscover and reacquaint themselves with Australia’s most famous wine region and its world class wines.

Between Saturday 23 April to Sunday 1 May, wine lovers will be treated to a jam-packed program of events including 120 food, art and cultural events held over the nine days as part of the biennial Barossa Vintage Festival.

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10 Things to do in Sydney over Easter

Sydney, the glamour girl of Australia’s cities provides a wealth of things to do for locals and visitors alike.

With a 5 day break for the 2011 Easter, many people will be travelling to Sydney for a break, while many locals will be spending their time in this great city. So if you are looking for unusual and fun things to do, you would probably like a list of 10 things to do in Sydney.

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Quantitative Methods in Finance – 2010 Conference

The Quantitative Methods in Finance – 2010 Conference will bring together leading experts in Quantitative Finance from Industry and Academia for a 4-day conference in Sydney, Australia from December 15-18.

The conference includes two workshops as well as the conference dinner on the 16th December and the option to attend The Nutcracker Ballet at the Sydney Opera House of Friday 17th.

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Book accommodation for Oracle InSync10 in Melbourne

Want more from your Oracle investment – InSync10 is the place to be! InSync10 provides the most complete conference program developed by Oracle customers for Oracle customers.

InSync10 will feature over 100 expert Oracle speakers from around Australia, New Zealand and further afield, with updates, presentations and reports from senior Oracle staff as well as an array of presentations from Oracle users.

Booking for hotels for these sorts of events can be challenging, so we suggest you get online and book today.

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Exhibitions for shipwreck and Titanic fans

If you are fascinated by the story of the Titanicwill be keen to see this.

Exhibition of simply Titanic proportions

A fascinating exhibition featuring more than 5500 artefacts salvaged from the Titanic is on at the Melbourne Museum until October 17.

Tiny perfume vials that still emit an odour, a gold pocket watch, White Star Line china, a diamond ring, a pendulum lamp, and a trilby hat are some of the items which serve as eerie reminders of the more than 1500 souls who went down with “the ship that could never be sunk” after it hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage in April 1912.

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Are you heading to the Aust Economic Forum 2010?

Australian Economic Forum 2010 will bring together some of the most highly respected people leading Australia’s discussions on economic policy across key sectors. The overall theme of this year is Innovating for a Stronger Economy.

If you are going to the AEF10, or have been asked to organise accommodation, we present an easy solution to meet your needs.

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Book accommodation for the World Computer Congress – Brisbane

The World Computer Congress being held in Brisbane, September 20-23, combines content from commercial, industry, associations, and research sectors and so offers an extraordinary opportunity for showcasing and discovering innovative and leading ideas and approaches.

As well as the conferences and content, delegates at the World Computer Congress 2010 will be able to attend the exhibition, enjoy technical tours of local research and commercial technology innovators and gain industry leading certifications.

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