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 Easter Powersports weekend is a significant evnt of the Mildura events calendar. Easter Powersports comprises of four sporting clubs who run major sporting competitions over the Easter weekend. These clubs include: Mildura Ski Club, Sunraysia Drag Racing Association, Timmis Speedway and Mildura Motorcycle Club. The Show and Shine which is held on Good Friday provides a showcase of all the various powersports vehicles competing in a vibrant and exciting atmosphere prior to their competition. For more information click here.
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.
One local band will get the chance to open the One Night Stand concert, by entering the triple j Unearthed competition, with the winner announced in mid-April. Local bands can access further information about how to enter this competition via www.triplejunearthed.com
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).
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.