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What's Cooking in the Gardens?

Contact: (07) 3205 0555 or events@moretonbay.qld.gov.au
Moreton Bay Regional Council dishes up a feast of gardening gurus, entertainment, markets, food and fun! Don’t miss Redcliffe’s top chefs and special guests whipping up a storm, or the infamous Battle of the Butchers. There’ll also be plant, garden and environmental talks and displays, wonderful workshops, marvellous markets, fabulous food stalls, arty crafty demonstrations and displays, wine tasting and roving entertainers all set amidst the beautiful backdrop of Redcliffe’s Botanic Gardens. For more i Read more

Celebrate Redcliffe Festival

Contact: (07) 3205 0555 or events@moretonbay.qld.gov.au
Celebrate Redcliffe Festival (formerly Redcliffe First Settlement Festival) will feature the re-enactment of Queensland's first European landing on the Redcliffe foreshore. Other highlights are the Offshore Superboat Championships, the 2011 World Ski Racing Championships as well as a wide range of live entertainment, food, markets, kids activities, amusements, cooking demonstrations and lots more! For more information visit http://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/subsite.aspx?id=72815 Read more

Town of 1770, Fraser Coast, Queensland
By Penny Parsons

The closest point north of Brisbane to the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef, the Town of 1770 is a haven for exploring the magnificent Queensland coastline and surfing its most northern surf beaches. 1770 is also an ideal place to escape the winter chills of more southern points in Australia. The Town of 1770 was named after the year that James Cook landed on nearby shores. As a result, it is claimed as being the 'Birthplace' of Queensland. Things to Do and See Surfing Agnes Water, 6 km to the south of 1770 is home to the northern-most surf beach in Queensland. Both surfboards and bodyboards are available for hire and there's even a surf school to accommodate beginners. Fishing Both estuary and reef fishing are possible in the area, either in Round Hill Creek or on the ... Read more

Big day out in Ipswich
By Christine Retschlag

  The speedo is already clocking 150km/h, yet a little voice in my head still screams "accelerate" as I lap my Ipswich locale, V8 engine howling. No, I'm not participating in the time-honoured tradition of "doing laps" - the car decidedly bereft of fluffy dice - but a V8 supercar driving experience at Queensland Raceway, 20 minutes from the heart of Ipswich. This is adrenalin - with a capital A. Under a new tourist venture, would-be rev-heads can take the passenger seat or steering wheel in a V8-powered racecar on one of Queensland's premier race circuits. For $199, tourists are promised five laps of pedal-to-the-metal excitement around Champions Way, including an intensive instruction session where you discuss, among other things, the dynamics of a corner. ... Read more

 
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