Archive for the ‘Australia’ Category
After a tough contest involving more than 600,000 applications worldwide, the 18 finalists in the running for Tourism Australia’s ‘Best Jobs in the World’ have finally arrived in Australia to complete their applications for the six dream jobs.Â The contestants will enjoy some of Sydney’s most popular sights and attractions before embarking on a series of [...]
The annual festival of light, music and ideas is set to attract tens of thousands to the illuminated harbour foreshore of Circular Quay, Walsh Bay, Darling Harbour and North Sydney, and to music venues across The Rocks and the Inner West, for the final days of Vivid Sydney this long weekend.Â Darling Harbour’s Vivid Aquatique show [...]
RUNNERS will replace cars this weekend on the Great Ocean Road as thousands test their stamina along the undulating roadway between Lorne and Apollo Bay.Â A record number of participants will pound the bitumen as part of the 9th annual Great Ocean Road Marathon, including four-time Olympian Craig Mottram.
SYDNEY, Australia – The 18 finalists for Tourism Australia’s ‘Best Jobs in the World’ â€“ three for each of the six dream jobs â€“ have been chosen and will travel Down Under next month to spend a week undergoing the final stage of the global competition.Â The lucky candidates from 12 countries will face challenges set [...]
Queenslanders will have to be patient now that the Labour Day long weekend has been shifted from May to October, but if you are in the area in this gorgeous season, you can still get that ‘long weekend’ feeling in just 48 hours during May with these four itinerary ideas.
Conservation Volunteers Australia is calling for volunteers to join us on a variety of priority conservation activities on the World Heritage listed Fraser Island National Park.Â This is a holiday with a difference, working alongside Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service Rangers and Conservation Volunteers Australia to undertake a range of seasonal research and practical conservation activities. [...]
The owners of the 620-passenger cruise ship Astor have left Australia confident in their decision to base the premium vessel in Fremantle for the next three summers.Â Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) UK announced early last month that it will be sending Astor to Fremantle for the 2013-14 Summer, the first of three seasons that it [...]
Calling all eco-heroes and lovers of the great outdoors â€“ if you look good in khaki and could talk the ear off an emu, youâ€™ll be calling cooee over this Best Job in the World.Â Queensland is hunting for a Park Ranger â€“ and theyâ€™re offering up a six-month contract, and A$100,000 package, in Tourism Australiaâ€™s [...]
Over the last 35 years Sydney’s iconic Mardi Gras parade has evolved from a march down Oxford Street, to one of Australia’s largest festivals – a three-week long celebration across the city featuring epic parties, community events and of course, the world famous street parade which now features some 10,000 marchers.Â 2013 is the 35th anniversary [...]
Melbourne has reaffirmed its strength in the fields of medicine and biology with the city set to host the 2018 World Congress of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology (WFNMB), Victorian Minister for Health David Davis has announced.