Events around the country July and August

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Visit Ekka in August

The Royal Queensland Show, or Ekka as it’s commonly known, is Queensland’s largest annual event.




Held over ten days, Ekka showcases life and achievements in the Sunshine State, bringing visitors from all across Queensland and Australia to the heart of Brisbane.

Bowen Hills Brisbane, QLD, from 11 August

TIP: Ask us about booking great accommodation in Brisbane


Run for the good times at the 2017 Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Gold Goast Airport, QLD, 1 July

TIP: There’s something for all ages and abilities including the Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, Half Marathon and the Junior Dash




The Melbourne International Flim Festival is a film-lover’s paradise.

Forum Theatre, Flinders Street Melbourne, VIC 3-20 August

TIP: See international premiers and enjoy the red carpet glamour



North Queensland’s loudest weekend is coming for the Virgin Australian Supercars Townsville 400. Book tickets to be part of the high octane Supercars racing through the streets of Townsville.

Townsville, QLD, 7 July

TIP: Children 12 and under receive free Trackside Admission with a paying adult




Watch the Wallabies take on the All Blacks at the Bledisloe Cup

Sydney Olympic Park, Saturday 19 August