Brisbane scores with feast of football

28 Mar 2014 10:41 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Friday, March 28, 2014

Queensland football fans have been rewarded with some of the biggest teams in the region heading to Brisbane following the draw for the AFC Asian Cup 2015.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the largest football event ever held in Australia will see Asian powerhouses such as China, Japan, Korea Republic...

National tournament to bowl over Gold Coast with benefits

27 Mar 2014 4:49 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, March 27, 2014The Gold Coast economy will receive an injection of $45 million after securing the southern hemisphere’s largest lawn bowls event, the Australian Open, for the next five years.Australia’s premier lawn bowls tournament will take place in Queensland annually from 2015 to 2019, delivering on the Government’s election promise to grow tourism as one of the four pillars of the...

Two years of delivering for Currumbin

27 Mar 2014 4:48 PMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

27 March 2014

Revitalisation of frontline services has seen Currumbin residents experience shorter hospital and dental waiting times, more police on the beat and better performing schools.

Member for Currumbin Jann Stuckey MP said the LNP Government’s focus in its first two years had been to deliver better frontline services to Queenslanders and strengthen the state’s economy.

“It was a...

Happy camping in Queensland

26 Mar 2014 4:46 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 

Queenslanders will be able to enjoy a new range of quality options on their camping trips with the launch of new guidelines today in Hervey Bay.

The Queensland Camping Options Toolkit is the culmination of 18 months of industry engagement via workshops and community consultation around the state.

Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said the guidelines mark a major...

Tourists Turtle-y mad for Mon Repos

25 Mar 2014 4:45 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Mon Repos Conservation Park has hosted its second busiest tourist season in the past decade with more than 28,000 visitors witnessing one of nature’s most fascinating spectacles—the annual pilgrimage of sea turtles.

During the season 370 loggerheads, 3 greens and 12 flatbacks nested up to five times each on Mon Repos and adjacent beaches.

The tours finished on the...

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