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 Global Tanks Willowfest Australian Cricket Club Championships is an annual event held in Mildura.
The Championships are conducted between the 27th and 30th December each year. Cricket teams from all over Australia travel to Mildura to enjoy the summer weather, play cricket on first class facilities and vie for the largest prize money purse offered for a Carnival of this type in Australia.
Cricket Clubs will be competing for in excess of $10,000.00 in prize money.
With all the attractions of Mildura and this amount of prize money, the Global Tanks Willowfest Australian Cricket Championships is establishing its niche on the cricket calendar. For more information, click here.
Mildura Rural City Council invites the community to join in the fun and excitement of bringing in 2015.
The night's entertainment kicks off at 8pm with great live performances including local talent. The night will also include two fantastic firework displays. The Family Fireworks will make a big bang at 9.40pm and then the midnight fireworks spectacular.
Come and join us for the countdown and a night of free entertainment in a safe environment for the whole family. For more information contact 03 5018 8325.
Mildura Brewery Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary
A big congratulations to the Mildura Brewery - December heralds their 10th Anniversary. Stefano de Pieri and Donata Carazza have been running the pub directly for two years, but have been involved in the making and marketing of beer since the creation of the brewery. The Brewery has also been recognised at the 2014 Craft Beer Awards, taking out Bronze for both its "A20 IPA" and special 10th Anniversary "Chocolate Chance" brews. For more information about the Mildura Brewery, head to their website.
New TV ads target younger visitors
Fresh, new advertising has commenced throughout Victoria, NSW and South Australia specifically aimed at attracting younger audiences to the region. Mildura Tourism has changed the style of its motivational TV commercial with the introduction of a faster paced, more modern ad. The ad can be seen via PRIME7 in regional VIC, NSW and Canberra, plus in Adelaide and SA on Channel 9.
Also there's a new range of tactical ads to complement our latest motivational TV commercial. This selection of price-point packages has been built around specific themes and experiences including; 'Foodies Package', 'Short Weekend Escapes', 'Be Pampered' plus 'Murray Magic' getaways. These package offers are entirely new for Mildura, with 17 local operators supporting the initiative to provide an excellent and diverse range of escapes priced from $395 to $1,125 per couple.
The ‘Packages' TV ads have been scheduled into our three-State TV campaign while print advertising will be seen in Melbourne and all of Victoria, as well as Adelaide and all of SA.
View the new advertising campaigns: