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Think winter means hibernation? HiberNOT! June 2017 has more awesome events than you can poke a stick at. But that’s kind of a weird thing to do. So drop the foliage and get into the real fun with… Disney on Ice Presents FrozenBrisbane, 2 June – 17 JulyWant to score some serious Cool Parent Points, …

Public-holiday-filled April is all over red rover, but that doesn’t mean May should be all work and no play. In fact, here’s seven solid reasons for a May getaway. Agfest, Launceston, TasmaniaWhen: May 4 – 6An event organised by the volunteers of Rural Youth Tasmania, Agfest invites both industry and the public to join them …

We’ve gathered our top six events to travel for in Australia in April, including plenty of iconic long-running shows and festivals everyone should tick off at least once. From surfing championships to wine festivals, there’s something here for everyone Sydney Royal Easter ShowWhen: 6 – 19 April Started in 1893, this is actually Australia’s largest …

1. Clipsal 500 Adelaide When: 2 – 5 March 2017 If you need an adrenalin hit, Clipsal 500 in Adelaide is the one for you. Whether it’s the grandstand seats with nail-biting action, the thrill of being trackside, or enjoying the family fun zone, this is an event worth travelling for. Oh and kids under …

If you’re feeling the post-holiday blues, there’s one simple solution: book a cheeky getaway for the last month of summer! Enjoy Australia in all of its glory in February with these great events worth travelling near or far for. FestivaleWhen: 10 – 12 FebruaryTaste and experience all that Tasmania has to offer. Held in Launceston’s …

Summernats, Canberra When: 5 – 8 January 2017 Did someone say horse power party? Join 100,000 others in this street machine celebration.  Sydney FestivalWhen: 7 – 29 January 2017A kaleidoscope of culture, experiences range from the Canadian circus, Russian theatre and even a glitter dance party – don’t say we didn’t tell you. Portarlington Mussel Festival, Bellarnine …

1. The Taste of Tasmania & the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht RaceWhen: 28 December 2016–3 Jan 2017 All the locals will tell you this is one of the best times to visit Hobart. Celebrate Tasmania’s best food and wine at the Taste while waiting for the boats to come in from the Sydney to …

1. Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical, Sydney, NSW It doesn’t get much better than David Campbell in full flight on stage with an 18 piece big band and he promises to wow in the lead role of extraordinary story of legendary singer, songwriter and actor Bobby Darin in Dream Lover, playing at Sydney’s Lyric …

Sometimes the incentive of an annual event can be the extra little push you need to book your next break. Here are five of our favourites happening around the country in October. 1.     Sydney for… Sculpture by the Sea When: 20 October – 6 November, 2016   It’s the largest free to the public sculpture exhibition in …