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 Field Days - where agriculture and community unite. The Mildura Field Days is an opportunity to promote all of our regions agricultural industries, and assists our farmers through exposure to new information, technology advances, improved farming systems, and a national stage where excellence can be awarded. This event also strives to improve awareness of where our food comes from and how as a region we are always working toward a sustainable future which supports our local, state and national economy. It's all here for a great family day out. Times: Friday, 10am-5pm and Saturday 9am-4pm. Tickets: $5.00 Adults and children free. Click here for more info.
triple j's One Night Stand to rock Mildura
One of the biggest free music events in Australia - triple j's One Night Stand - is coming to Mildura on Saturday 17 May 2014!
The drug and alcohol-free concert will be held at the Nowingi Place on Mildura's riverfront and feature performances by renowned artists including: Illy, Rufus, Dan Sultan, The Jungle Giants and Violent Soho.
Congratulations to Mildura act WZRDKID who were announced on April 3 as being triple j unearthed winners and will perform as part of the One Night Stand line up on May 17.
WZRDKID - An experimental Hip Hop duo from somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, now living in Mildura Victoria, consisting of rapper/producer James the Wizard Kid and producer/instrumentalist Chase Williams. WZRDKID will join the huge lineup for triple j's One Night Stand in Mildura! To find out more click here.
Up to 20,000 people are expected to attend the concert (7,000-10,000 of which are estimated to be visitors to our region), and thousands more will tune in to it via radio (triple j), TV (ABC2) and online (triple j's website).
MILDURA & WENTWORTH STILL OPEN FOR BOOKINGS
We urge you to get in quick and book your accommodation, there is still ample accommodation in Wentworth available (only a 30minute drive to Mildura) and a few remaining spots available in Mildura.. For more information on what's available or to book please phone the Wentworth Visitor Information Centre - (03) 5027 5080 or
Mildura Visitor Information Centre - 1800 039 043
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.