Queensland celebrates Australia Day II today

26 Feb 2013 2:35 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Saturday, February 23, 2013

From Coolangatta to the Cape, Queenslanders everywhere will today fire up their barbies, dust off their cricket bats and celebrate Australia Day II.

Premier Campbell Newman will spend today raising funds for the Queensland Floods Appeal and catching up with locals at a breakfast barbecue in Ashgrove before heading to Bundaberg.

Mr Newman said Australia Day II...

Bleach Festival rolls out across the Gold Coast

26 Feb 2013 2:30 PMJann StuckeyElectorate, News, Tourism, Major Events

Friday, February 22, 2013

More than 30,000 visitors are expected to descend on the southern Gold Coast over the next two weeks as the second annual Bleach Festival officially gets underway.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey will open the festival in Coolangatta this evening.

“We had a fantastic teaser last weekend with the...

Queensland gears up for Australia Day II celebrations

21 Feb 2013 4:21 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday 21 February 2013Tens of thousands of Queenslanders and visitors will get into the Australia Day II spirit this weekend at a series of events and activities across the State.Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said Australia Day II encouraged everyone to get out and about and celebrate what’s great about our State.“Community groups,...

Queensland tourism targets Indonesia on trade tour

19 Feb 2013 12:24 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Twelve Queensland tourism operators will travel to Indonesia this week on a trade mission to capitalise on the growing Indonesia visitor market.

Minister for Tourism, Jann Stuckey, said the inaugural sales mission would allow operators to meet with more than 150 Indonesian travel wholesalers, retail agents and media.

“Queensland on Tour – Indonesia, will give...

Queensland tourism operators shine at national awards

19 Feb 2013 12:20 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

15 February 2013

Queensland tourism operators have taken out several categories at the prestigious 2012 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.

Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey extended her congratulations to the winners on their outstanding achievements.

“It is a great accomplishment for these Queensland tourism operators and excellent...

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