Pico is a global leader in Total Brand Activation. We specialise in engaging people, creating experiences and activating brands. Leveraging a track record in experience design that spans half a…read more
NSW music festivals get recognition at Australian Tourism Awards
Under pressure from new licensing regulations, music festivals in NSW have been able to celebrate their contribution to the tourism industry with recognition at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.
Presented in Tasmania on Friday night, Byron Bay’s Splendour In The Grass and Parkes’ Elvis Festival both won medals at the Awards.
Splendour won bronze in the Major Festivals and Events category, while the Parkes Elvis Festival also took Bronze in the Festivals and Events category.
Gold went to the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers in Queensland in the Major Festivals and Events category and silver to Formula 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo took gold and Perth’s CinefestOZ brought home silver in the Festivals and Events category.
Splendour attracted 35,000 attendees a day over three days while Parkes drew 27,000 this year.
Image: Byron Bay’s Splendour In The Grass.
1st March 2019 - Dubbo to host 2019 Regional Events Conference
27th February 2019 - New festival regulations threatens future of live music in NSW
12th February 2019 - Further warning to festivalgoers after Perth scammer nets $10,000 from fake tickets
9th February 2019 - Second NSW music festival cancelled in a week
23rd November 2018 - Industry celebrated at 2018 NSW Tourism Awards
6th September 2018 - NSW visitor economy plan puts more emphasis on regions
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
At EventPro Software, we are proudly different from our industry competitors. We have a development-driven culture and 20 years’ experience in event, venue, and catering management software,…read more
AUSTRALIAN MADE. BUILT NOT BOUGHT. AlphaFit is a 100% Australian owned family company manufacturing gear specifically for the strength and conditioning, functional fitness and high-performance…read more
Leisure Concepts brings the world’s leading fitness equipment brands to Australasia - these include True Fitness, Atlantis Strength, Merrithew (Stott Pilates), Intenza Fitness,…read more
Fun Wheels Pty Ltd are the premium dealer in Australasia for the Dutch company BERG’s commercial and domestic products. Our flagship product is their revolutionary pedal go-kart – the…read more
Gunnebo is a global provider of security and access control solutions and services with sales companies in 31 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.…read more
TJS Services is a leading national facility services provider. We deliver quality cleaning, maintenance, construction and facility management services to over 1,500 sites Australia wide. Our…read more
We are the leading providers of kids fun multi-sports programs for Sport and Recreation Centres. Programs cover twelve common sports as well as Gross Motor Skill Development and suit children from as…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!