General Information – Queensland
Dangerous Marine Life (Queensland Govt Portal of Information and Lifesaving tips) – https://www.qld.gov.au/emergency/safety/dangerous-marine.html
Environment Queensland – http://www.epa.qld.gov.au

Great barrier reef authority – http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au/

Marine Stingers (Queensland Govt Portal of Information and Lifesaving tips) – http://www.marinestingers.com.au/

Metropolist – Sunshine coast travel portal – http://metropolist.com.au/sunshinecoast/
QLD Beaches – Stinger season and Stinger info – http://www.qldbeaches.com/stingers.html

Queensland emergency – https://newsroom.psba.qld.gov.au/

Queensland local government:
– Wikipedia – Local government in Queensland – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Local_government_in_Queensland
– Local government association of QLD – https://lgaq.asn.au/
– Queensland government – Local government directory – http://www.dilgp.qld.gov.au/local-government-directory/search-the-local-government-directory.html

Queensland national parks – https://www.npsr.qld.gov.au/

Stinger season –
From Cape York to Townsville – October to June
From Townsville to Gladstone – December to March
All year round – Safe beaches with stinger netting around a swimming area.

Queensland Travel Blog (Official Tourism blog) – http://blog.queensland.com/

RACQ – Queensland trip planner- http://www.racq.com.au/travel/trip-planner
RACQ – Road trip planner – http://www.racq.com.au/travel/road-trips/road-trips
RACQ – Queensland driving conditions – http://www.racq.com.au/cars-and-driving/safety-on-the-road/roadconditions
RACQ – Queensland tourism brochures – printed and downloadable (per region) http://tourism.racq.com.au/ and drives – http://tourism.racq.com.au/drives

Magazines and Publications – Notable – Queensland

Ad link media – Cairns maps – htp://www.adlinkmedia.com.au

Gold Coast Tourist Magazine – http://www.infomaps.com.au/magazine/index.html

Hello Gold coast guide (magazine) – https://hellogoldcoast.com.au/
Inside Gold coast magazine – https://www.insidegoldcoast.com.au/our-magazine/
– Gold coast tourist magazine – https://issuu.com/infomaps

Noosa – Salt Magazine – http://saltmagazine.com.au/

Tripping mag – cairns region – http://www.trippingmag.com/

Tourist Cards and City/Local Tours (Selected) – Queensland

Fraser island tours –
– Cool Dingo tours (Fraser Island) – http://www.cooldingotour.com.au
– Fraser explorer tours (Fraser island) – http://www.fraserexplorertours.com.au

Explore Whitsundays – http://www.explorewhitsundays.com

Whitsunday island hopper pass – http://www.cruisewhitsundays.com/islesc_islandhopper.aspx

Whitsunday Sailing adventures (Whitsundays) – http://www.whitsundayssailingadventures.com

Reef magic cruises – Cairns – http://www.reefmagiccruises.com
Cape tribulation adventures – http://www.capetribulationadventures.com.au

Attractions and Sights (Selected) – Queensland

Brisbane region
Queens Wharf entertainment centre (and sky deck ) – Under construction
Fortitude valley
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary – http://www.koala.net/en/

Bundaberg and North Burnett Region
Capricorn Region

Fraser Coast Region
Gladstone Region

Gold Coast
Currumbin Sanctuary –
Pacific Fair S.C (Gold Coast) – http://www.pacificfair.com.au/
Tamborine Mountain (Near Gold Coast) –

Great Barrier reef tours
Calypso reef charters
Passions of paradise – cruise
Reef encounter
Reef hq
Reef magic cruises
Silversonic day cruise

Mackay Region
Outback Region

Southern Queensland Country Region

Sunshine Coast region
Aqua park Coolum – http://www.aquaparkcoolum.com.au/
Noosa biosphere – http://noosabiosphere.org.au/

Noosa everglades and tours – http://www.kanukapersaustralia.com/

Townsville North Queensland Region

Tropical North Queensland region

Airlie beach lagoon
Australian Coffee Centre
Barron Falls
Birdworld Kuranda
Cairns Lagoon
Cathedral Fig Tree
Coffee Works
Coffee Works at Mareeba
Davies Creek National Park – Natural swimming pools
Fresh produce – Mangoes, Tropical fruit, coffee
Granite Gorge Nature Park
Hot air ballooning Mareeba
Innot Hot Springs
Jaques Australian Coffee Plantation
Kuranda Koala Gardens
Kuranda Markets
Kuranda Rainforest Tours
Kuranda Scenic Railway
Kuranda Village
Lake Barrine
Lake Eacham
Lake Tinaroo
Malanda Dairy Centre
Malanda Falls
Mareeba Markets
Millaa Millaa falls
Millstream Falls
Mosman gorge
Mungalli Falls
Nerada Tea Visitors Centre
Paronella park – (Near Cairns – Mena Creek) – http://www.paronellapark.com.au/
Peregian beach market
Rainforestation Nature Park Kuranda
Skybury coffee plantation
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Sweet Farm Tours
The Crystal Caves, Atherton
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
Undara Experience
Yungaburra Arts & Crafts Markets

Whitsundays and  islands regions

Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef

Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, Whitsunday Islands

Local Events (Notable Selected) – Queensland



Airlie beach race week festival of sailing – August
Audi Hamilton Island Yacht Race Week (August)
Australian body art festival -Noosa –
Australian festival of chamber music – Townsville – July
Australian surf live saving championships – Gold coast – March
Big Pineapple music festival (May) – http://www.bigpineapplemusicfestival.com/
Birdsville races – August / September
Bleach festival – Gold coast – March
Blues on broadbeach music festival – May
Brisbane Festival – September – http://www.brisbanefestival.com.au/
Broadbeach country music festival – July
Cairns airport adventure festival – Cairns – June
Cairns Festival – August / September – http://www.cairnsfest.com.au/
Cairns indigenous art fair – July
Caloundra music festival – September
Cape york laura aborginal dance festival – June
Chinchilla Watermelon festival – February (every odd year) – http://www.melonfest.com.au/
CMC Rocks – Brisbane – March
Feast for the senses festival – Tropical north queensland
Gold coast film festival – April
Gympie music muster – Sunshine coast – August

Hamilton Island race week – August – http://www.hamiltonislandraceweek.com.au/
Mackay Festival of arts – July
Magnetic island race week – Magentic island – August
Maroochy music and visual arts festival (September) – http://mmvaf.com/
Noosa Festival of surfing – March
Noosa food and wine festival – May
Noosa jazz festival
Noosa long weekend
– Noosa alive – Late July – Food, music, theatre and ideas – http://www.noosaalive.com.au
Noosa triathlon – November
Noosa ultimate sports festival – May
Outback festival – September
Port Douglas Carnivale – May – http://www.carnivale.com.au
Queensland Garden Expo
Royal Queensland Show – Brisbane August
Surfers paradise live – April
Toowoomba carnival of flowers – September
Tropical journeys great barrier reef marathon festival – November
Wanderlust – sunshine coast – October
Winter moon festival – Mackay – Late April – http://www.wintermoonfestival.com/
Woodford folk festival – Brisbane – December

Local Transportation – Queensland

Commonwealth games transport – https://www.getsetforthegames.com/
Queensland traffic app – https://qldtraffic.qld.gov.au/more/index.html

Brisbane – Airport Express Train (Airport to Brisbane and Gold coast) http://www.airtrain.com.au/
Brisbane (and Gold coast) – Airport shuttle bus service – Con X ion – http://www.con-x-ion.com/
Brisbane – Central Railway Station – http://www.queenslandrail.com.au/AllStations/Pages/AllStations.aspx
Brisbane – River Ferries – http://www.brisbaneferries.com.au/

Cairns Public Transport Ticketing – http://translink.com.au/tickets-and-fares/other-tickets/cairns-tickets

Cairns – Buses – Sunbus – http://www.sunbus.com.au/

Gold coast Public transport ticketing – Go Explore (Tourist Card only) – http://translink.com.au/goexplore
Gold coast – Airport to Central Gold Coast shuttle service (Also theme park shuttle) – http://gcshuttle.com.au/

South East Queensland Public transport ticketing – Go card – (Brisbane, Gold coast and Sunshine Coast) – http://translink.com.au/tickets-and-fares/go-card
South East Queensland Public transport ticketing – See Q Cards (Tourist card) – http://translink.com.au/tickets-and-fares/seeq-card

Sunshine Coast – Airport Shuttle options – http://www.sunshinecoastairport.com.au/go.cfm/transport-options

Queensland Transport – Statewide – Q Connect – http://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Travel-and-transport/Qconnect.aspx

Queensland Transport – Brisbane and Sunshine coast – http://translink.com.au/
– Journey planner – https://jp.translink.com.au/plan-your-journey/journey-planner
Queensland Transport – Gold Coast – http://translink.com.au/goldcoast
Queensland Transport – Cairns – http://translink.com.au/cairns


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