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2015 Mooloolaba Mile Ocean Swim

Posted By Kat On February 4, 2015
2015 Mooloolaba Mile Ocean Swim
Entires are now open for the 2015 Mooloolaba Mile, which is the second event of the Queensland Ocean Swim Series. Never fear, though - if swimming isn't your strong suit, you're more than welcome to come along and cheer on the other competitors. Taking place on 21 February, the event is a significant one on the state's ocean swim calendar. It pulls in swimmers from all over the country with its accessible 1.6km course, which is well suited to beginner and novice ocean swimmers, as well as becoming popular...
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Take a bite of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Posted By Kat On February 3, 2015
Take a bite of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
Get set to eat, drink and be merry at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival this February and March. The festival has grown to include more than 200 events each year, employing a core team of 18 staff and ringing in hundreds of volunteers to help ensure the festival is a success. It attracts a huge audience from all around Victoria and Australia each year, making it one of the biggest and best events in Melbourne, and it lights up the city's laneways, restaurants, basements and rooftops with an array of spectacular events...
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5 tips for staying healthy while on holiday

Posted By Kat On January 31, 2015
5 tips for staying healthy while on holiday
Travelling is fun and rewarding, but when go on holiday, you inevitably expose yourself to lots of germs and bacteria. Not only is your immune system unfamiliar with the strains you may encounter, you're also staying in hotels and flying in airplanes that put you in close quarters with a large number of other travellers. There's no surefire way to prevent illness, but there are a number of precautions you can take to help you avoid getting sick. Here are a few...
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One Direction to happiness

Posted By Kat On January 30, 2015
One Direction to happiness
Prepare yourself - one of the biggest musical acts in the world right now is coming to Australia. That's right, One Direction is heading to our shores, and you could be part of the action. The British pop act are bringing their On The Road Again tour Down Under, lighting up ALLIANZ Stadium on 7 February. The gang will then travel around the country, stopping in at Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth throughout the month. It'll be the first time in two years the loveable band has been on Aussie soil, and fans will...
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Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Cairns

Posted By Kat On January 29, 2015
Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Cairns
Just when you think the silly season festivities are over, the Chinese New Year comes around and presents another opportunity to celebrate. The Cairns Chinese New Year Festival is organised by the Cairns and District Chinese Association Inc and has been lighting up the city each year since 2004. Along with highlighting the Chinese zodiac and its animals (2015 is year of the sheep), the festival also presents the rich cultural diversity in north Queensland. The area's Chinese heritage is...
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