Roger Federer confirmed for Brisbane International 2014

24 Jul 2013 3:34 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Jann Stuckey has announced Roger Federer will travel to Queensland to compete at the Brisbane International 2014.

The 17-time Grand Slam champion is the first player to be announced for the 2014 tournament and will be competing at the tournament for the first time.

Ms Stuckey said the announcement was a huge tourism and...

Queensland extends support for V8 Supercar events

24 Jul 2013 3:32 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Monday, July 22, 2013

The State Government has secured the three V8 Supercar events for a further three years as part of a deal announced today by Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and V8 Supercars.

Mr Newman confirmed the new agreement between the Queensland Government and V8 Supercars would see the continuation of the Gold Coast 600, Townsville 400 and Ipswich 360 until 2016.

“This is...

Major Events boost for South East Queensland

18 Jul 2013 3:06 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The State Government has added two iconic Queensland events – the Gympie Music Muster and Woodford Folk Festival – to its major events calendar.

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Jann Stuckey made the announcement today, noting that major events status was deserving recognition for the two enduringly popular events supported by Tourism and Events Queensland...

AFL fans converge in Cairns

16 Jul 2013 4:15 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Friday, July 12, 2013

Tropical North Queensland will welcome thousands of AFL fans into Cazaly’s Stadium tomorrow, as the Richmond Tigers take on the Gold Coast SUNS as part of the annual Toyota AFL Premiership Match in Cairns.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the event gave southerners another great reason to escape the chill...

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