Festivals and Events

White Night returns to Melbourne and Ballarat next year

The Andrews Labor Government is bringing White Night back to Melbourne and back to Ballarat for a second time in 2018. Minister for Tourism and Major Events… Read more »

NSW Government announces support for the Bowral Classic

Thousands of overnight visitors are expected to explore the Southern Highlands during an exciting cycling event, with the return of the Bowral Classic this October. Member for… Read more »

Queensland’s Sunshine Coast celebrates 50th anniversary of its naming

It is 50 years ago today that Queensland’s “Sunshine Coast” name officially came into being. Until then, the region was known as the “Near North Coast”, reflecting… Read more »

Pop-Up Globe to bring Shakespeare back to life?

Dazzling costumes, sword fights, dances and special effects will bring Shakespeare’s bloody epics and riotous comedies to life as Pop-up Globe makes its much anticipated Australian debut…. Read more »

Inaugural Melbourne event to breathe new life into North Wharf Precinct

Melbourne is renowned for its progressive approach to events, so it is only fitting that the inaugural C2 Melbourne will convert one of the most unexpected locations… Read more »

Major events help boost NZ holidaymakers to Brisbane

Brisbane’s commitment to building drawcard major events for the city appears to be paying dividends with a turnaround in the New Zealand holiday market according to the… Read more »

Major events “Come to Life” on the Sunshine Coast with launch of new marketing campaign

Sunshine Coast Council and Visit Sunshine Coast, today (May 31) launched a new marketing campaign promoting the diverse range of major events hosted on the Sunshine Coast…. Read more »

Entries open for the Australian Event Awards

The Australian Event Awards provide the best events in Australia and Australians doing exceptional work in the global events industry with a unique opportunity to compete directly… Read more »

Royal Easter Show eclipses 900,000

The largest crowd in more than a decade has relished the opportunity to experience the Sydney Royal Easter Show in 2017, with more than 900,000 people moving… Read more »

Victorian’s flock to MCEC for iconic Good Friday Appeal

Over 95,000 Victorians came to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) for the state’s 86th Good Friday Appeal (GFA), raising another record-breaking total of $17,605,662 to support The Royal Children’s… Read more »