Articles tagged with 'Tourism & Major Events'

All Aboard! More Than $10 Million For Puffing Billy

A re-elected Brumby Labor Government will undertake the biggest investment in the historic Puffing Billy Railway in more than 100 years, including construction of a purpose-built Discovery Centre for tourists.
Premier John Brumby today pledged $10.3 million to refurbish Puffing Billy […]

Posted October 25th, 2010 | View Page

Melbourne Is Tourism Capital Of Australia

Melbourne has continued its dominance as Australia�s most liveable city and most popular interstate tourist destination with new research by Roy Morgan showing Melbourne continues to outperform Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide.
Australians now consider Melbourne to be the best city for:

Hosting […]

Posted October 25th, 2010 | View Page

Villages of Victoria – Walhalla

Experience life as it was in historic Walhalla. Once one of Australia’s richest towns and home to over 4,000 gold seekers, this sleepy mountainside town is now frozen in time and is home to only 20 residents. Walk through the […]

Posted October 12th, 2010 | View Page

‘Double life’ ad critics: get a life!

This article appeared in The Age on Monday, 11 October 2010.
Let’s keep some perspective about the Daylesford tourism promotion.
Morag Zwartz has taken the trouble? to write about the new Tourism Victoria campaign, ”Daylesford: Lead a Double Life”.
Ms Zwartz doesn’t like […]

Posted October 11th, 2010 | View Page


After six and a half years on Broadway, a long-running London production and the successful 2007 film, Hairspray has now arrived in Melbourne and it�s an absolute must-see.
The latest blockbuster musical to have its Australian premier in Melbourne, Hairspray also […]

Posted October 4th, 2010 | View Page

Regional Victoria Still Open For Business

The Brumby Labor Government is encouraging Victorians to make the most of the wonderful experiences on offer in Victoria during the spring school holidays.
Tourism and Major Events Minister Tim Holding said regional and rural Victoria was still open for business, […]

Posted September 17th, 2010 | View Page

Regional Victoria Drives Local Tourism Boost

Regional and rural Victoria are driving a boost to Victoria�s domestic tourism, with new national figures revealing a rise in overnight visitors in the year to June 2010.
Tourism and Major Events Minister Tim Holding said Tourism Research Australia�s latest National […]

Posted September 15th, 2010 | View Page

Overseas Visitors Keep Spending In Victoria

Spending by international overnight visitors to Victoria has reached an all-time high, with visitors from across the globe parting with a record $3.9 billion in the year to June 2010.
Tourism and Major Events Minister Tim Holding said Tourism Research Australia�s […]

Posted September 8th, 2010 | View Page

East Gippsland On Show In New Tourism Guide

A new tourism guide highlighting the spectacular natural attractions, wilderness and adventure opportunities across East Gippsland will attract even more visitors to the region, Tourism and Major Events Minister Tim Holding said today.
Launching the East Gippsland Official Visitors� Guide in […]

Posted September 6th, 2010 | View Page

Kangaroo Hoppet

The Kangaroo Hoppet is the Australian round of the World Loppett Cross Country Ski Championships and the only one to take place in the southern hemisphere.
Tourism Victoria has always been a proud supporter of the race, which is one of […]

Posted September 3rd, 2010 | View Page