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  • Viva Surfers Paradise

    From hit singles, to sequined jumpsuits, all things Elvis will be celebrated during Viva Surfers Paradise. Running ...

  • Childers Festival

    Free to attend, the festival on July 26-27 is set to transform the highway into an entertainment ...

  • Ormeau Lions Fair

    The event has gained a reputation as the Northern Gold Coast’s mini-Ekka, offering plenty of free entertainment ...

  • Yeppoon Tight Lines Fishing Classic

    The Yeppoon Coast Guard Tight Lines Fishing Classic is a premier fishing and fund raising event held at ...

In The Road Ahead

Driving for freedom with RACQ Driver Rehabilitation Service

This was the reality for RACQ member Shiree Collette, who has Muscular Dystrophy, a neuromuscular, genetic disorder which results in the progressive deterioration of muscle strength and function. For Shiree, the condition worsened after her pregnancy and subsequent birth of her daughter six years ago, with her soon not having the strength in her arms and legs to safely drive. “I used to be able to walk up stairs and then I just couldn’t get ...

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Winter warmers pack a punch

We’re now in the middle of the one month of cool weather that we in Queensland like to call winter, and the nights have become decidedly chilly in our little wooden house. ...

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In The Showroom

RACQ welcomes cheaper CBD parking options

The Brisbane City Council recently launched brisbaneparkingguide.com.au, designed to give motorists access to the best parking deals on offer in the CBD, Fortitude Valley and city-fringe locations. RACQ Executive General Manager ...

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Plan a trip to Laidley

Home to classic Queensland architecture and agricultural farmland, Laidley is situated in the Lockyer Valley in the State’s south east. Regarded as Brisbane’s country garden, the town produces a variety of seasonal fruit and vegetables, which are showcased at the Laidley Village Markets every Friday. Foodies can also visit the Laidley ... More

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Stay in a ‘Surfari’ Tent

Beachside camping is a relaxed way to take some time out. Booking a ‘Surfari’ Tent allows you to experience all the perks of camping, along with a few luxury comforts and a touch of indulgence. And you won’t have to set up your tent, or pack your car full of ... More

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Visit historic Childers

Positioned on a ridge that overlooks thousands of hectares of vivid green sugarcane and avocado farms, Childers is renowned as a quintessential Queensland country town. The last weekend of July each year, when the annual Childers Festival is held, is a great time to visit. The event welcomes more than 50,000 ... More

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Find a hinterland hideaway

Those visiting the Sunshine Coast Hinterland can venture to the picturesque Glass House Mountains, or across the Blackall Range to Maleny’s Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. You can discover endangered species, subtropical plants and remnants of the ancient forests. Another option is Kondalilla Falls, where you can swim in the safe rock ... More

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Escape to Cape York

The northern-most tip of Australia is ideal for those seeking an adventure-filled holiday. Cape York offers tropical rainforests and beaches to the east of the Great Dividing Range and coastal mangroves to the west. With many activities on offer, travellers are spoilt for choice with an array of cultural and ... More

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What is Piloxing?

It was created by Viveca Jensen, who studied at the Stockholm Ballet Company before becoming a trained boxer, pilates instructor and award-winning body builder. When an injury forced her to reconsider her career path, she decided to combine her experiences to create Piloxing. An intense cardio workout based on interval training, Piloxing aims to burn as many calories as possible while also building stamina and lean muscles. A typical class blends the power, speed and ...

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