Upcoming Media Events
National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing and Boating Expo
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August, Melbourne
Fishing and camping enthusiasts will gather at Melbourne Showgrounds to learn about the latest 4WD products, stock up on 4x4 camping gear and pick up inside technical knowledge.
CBCA Book Week
Saturday 18th to Friday 24th August, Nationwide
To celebrate Australian children’s literature, there will be book character parades and displays created by talented librarians, all around Australia. The theme for this year’s Book Week is ‘Find Your Treasure’.
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August, Tyalgum Northern NSW
The O’Heart Festival is a three-day event that embraces the indigenous tribes and traditional owners of the surrounding areas, such as the Bundjalung Nation and the Minjungbal people.
Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival (pictured above)
Friday 17th to Sunday 26th August, Sydney
Hosted by Cumberland Council, the Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival returns for another year to celebrate Japanese culture. There will be a Cherry Blossom trail, Hello Kitty makeover bar, cosplay catwalk show and a peacock gallery.
Queensland Seniors Week
Saturday 18th to Sunday 26th August, Queensland
Now in its 58th year, Queensland Seniors Week connects people of all ages and backgrounds to build and maintain strong communities. Its aim is to promote positive community attitudes towards the ageing population.
Henley on Todd Regatta (pictured left)
Saturday 18th August, Alice Springs
The Henley on Todd Regatta is a dry river bed boat race along the dry sands of the Todd River. Participants can build and race their own boats, or use one of the supplied boats for the event.
World Humanitarian Day
Sunday 19th August, Worldwide
A day to pay tribute to aid workers who risked their lives in humanitarians services and advocate the safety and security of humanitarian aid workers.
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