Queenslanders encouraged to discover ‘Where great begins’

8 May 2014 11:25 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Queenslanders will be enticed to the Capricorn, Bundaberg North Burnett and Gladstone regions to experience the natural beauty of the Southern Great Barrier Reef as the second phase of the ‘Where great begins’ tourism campaign rolls out across the state’s south-east from today.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann...

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...

Bundaberg residents say tourism assisted recovery

16 Jan 2014 4:00 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, January 16, 2014

New research has shown that tourism has not only boosted the Bundaberg economy, but played an important role in the social recovery of the local community after last year’s devastating flood.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Jann Stuckey said the results of the survey further illustrated the social impact of tourism...

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