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Between 2014 and 2018 Australia commemorates the Anzac Centenary, marking 100 years since Australia and New Zealand’s involvement in the First World War.

Anzac Day is one of our most important national commemorative occasions. It’s a time of reflection, to remember the original ANZACs who served at Gallipoli and the Western Front, and the service given by Australian servicemen and women.  Read more about ’6 unusually proper ways to honour our Anzacs’

9 April 2015 0 More on   Events

Happy Chinese New Year! Also known as Spring Festival, the week long celebrations run from 18 to 24 February with celebrations peaking on New Year’s Day, 19 February.

Read more about ‘Celebrating Chinese New Year’

19 February 2015 0 More on   Events

Cricket World Cup fever is heating up in Sydney. Next month, Australia and New Zealand will host international cricket’s most important tournament, The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, from 27 February – 26 March 2015.

Five matches will be played at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) including a clash between Australia and Sri Lanka on 8 March, with the ground also set to host both a quarter final and a semi-final.

Read more about ‘Sydney’s best cricket grounds for a friendly match’

23 January 2015 0 More on   Events

Shake off winter with these events happening in five Australian states and territories this September weekend.

 

Read more about ‘What’s on 13 and 14 September’

11 September 2014 0 More on   Events

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Wollongong Golf Club, one of Australia’s oldest clubs, will announce the opening of several new holes this Sunday, 13 April at its annual open day to mark Stage Two of work completed in accordance with the golf course’s Master Plan.

To celebrate the new holes, the golf club’s onsite hotel, Best Western City Sands is offering a special deal for those who visit the club on Sunday and make a reservation at the hotel between 10am and 2pm. Read more about ‘Wollongong Golf Club Open Day’

11 April 2014 0 More on   Events Golfing Holidays

I’ve managed to take a few days off this Easter, and I’m looking forward to spending time with the family. I’ve had a look at some of the upcoming events on around the country and we are spoilt for choice for things to do!

Read more about ‘Easter events around Australia’

31 March 2014 0 More on   Events Holidays with Kids

I’ve been planning my annual holidays around Australia, and this year I’ve decided to focus on some of the many food and wine events that take place around our country each year. Some I’ve been to before and some I’ve always wanted to try out – all I have to do is find a friend to come along with me!

Read more about ‘Australian food and wine events you don’t want to miss this year’

31 March 2014 0 More on   Events Food and Wine

If you’re craving a unique holiday this year and want to beat the winter blues, Vivid Sydney 2015 is the perfect event for you.

Vivid is one of my absolute favourite festivals to attend because it’s so different from anything else I’ve ever experienced. Here’s why. Read more about ‘Light up your life at Vivid 2015′

31 March 2014 0 More on   Events

I’ve just heard that, once again, Melbourne has been named the “Most Liveable City” on the map.

That’s according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Survey, which pits 140 cities around the world against each other.

The city bested Vienna and Vancouver to come out on top

Read more about ‘Why Melbourne is the ‘Most Liveable City’’

31 March 2014 0 More on   Australian Holidays Events

For many, the ideal would be to celebrate Chinese New Year in China – although the budget doesn’t always stretch that far!

Thankfully, there are plenty of places to ring in the event in Australia, so mark your calendar for the New Year period of January 24 to February 9, 2014 and start the countdown to the Year of the Horse.

Read more about ‘Celebrate Chinese New Year in Australia’

31 January 2014 0 More on   Events