The Mildura region is renowned for its big skies, rich earth and welcoming locals. Experience respected wine and bountiful local produce that is chosen in the preparation of great food served up at quality restaurants and available at markets, eateries and cellar doors. Discover breathtaking natural beauty, Mediterranean climate and fascinating local histories, stay overnight in comfortable accommodation at apartments, resorts, houseboats, hotels/motels and historic hotels. All of this is located near the region's life source - the wide, ceaselessly flowing Murray River.
The Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival is one of Australia's leading regional arts festivals, recognised with Major Festival Status by Arts Victoria. The festival offers a rich and vibrant program in March each year, of visual and performing arts, workshops, theatre, Big Screen outdoor cinema, music, exhibitions, parades and comedy - all in a diverse range of venues showcasing the unique landscape, natural beauty and rich heritage of the Mildura region. For more information click here.
If you loved the Australian Open, get up close to the action live at the Mildura Grand Tennis International. Featuring Australia's prominent and emerging tennis talent, this tournament is not to be missed. Previous players include recent Australian Open Mixed Doubles Champions Jarmila Gajdosova, Matt Ebden and Ladies Doubles runners up Casey Dellaqua and Ashleigh Barty. Times: 9am-6.30pm (approx). Entry free. For more information click here.
Best Jobs in the World
As part of Tourism Australia's "Best Jobs in the World" competition (a major international marketing push to promote tourism opportunities provided by Australia's Working Holiday Maker (WHM) program) Roberto Seba from Brazil won his section to visit Victoria and photograph its key destinations. Naturally Mildura was on his "to do list" and when he visited in January he was delighted with the beauty of the place.
Click here to check out his post along with some brilliant photos in his interesting blog.
DRAGRACER Darren Morgan has claimed his third consecutive ANDRA Drag Racing Top Fuel title held at Calder Park late last year. Morgan claimed the title at the last round of the season, at the races held in Sydney, on 805 points, 50 ahead of fellow Sunraysia rival Phil Lamattina. Morgan's third consecutive title is his fourth in the Top Fuel series. Congratulations to Darren and his team on a fantastic achievement!
Click here to view our newest 15 and 30 second Spring/Summer TV commercials that went to air on Sunday 27 October on PRIME in regional VIC, NSW and SA.
Stefano's Restaurant retains two-hat status!
A huge congratulations to Jim McDougall and the team at Stefano's Restaurant who retained its two-hat status following the launch of The Age Good Food Guide 2014. Stefano's was scored a 16/20 and received high praise in their review. Click here for more info.