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Beyond the stunning Opera House and Darling Harbour, New South Wales caters for all tastes from the creative souls to world-class sporting events.

Here are just a few highlights taking place across the new few months. 

Would you hand me my tiara, please?

Kicking off at the end of summer and culminating in a fantastic street parade and party, the Sydney Mardi Gras brings people together to celebrate all things fabulous about love and life. The annual event attracts hundreds of thousands of local and internal visitors every year – a must see experience for anyone visiting Sydney!

Sydney Mardi Gras, Sydney, 20 February – 8 March 2015.

Lights, camera, beach!

Set against one of the most popular holiday destinations in the country, the Byron Bay International Film Festival showcases the world’s best cutting-edge and independent art and film literature celebrating diversity, inclusion, authenticity and evolution. Treat yourself to a unique film experience in this beautiful part of Australia.

Byron Bay International Film Festival, Byron Bay, 6 – 15 March 2015.

Ironman Australia

As one the longest running Ironman events in the world, Ironman Australia challenges over 1,600 international competitors to a 3.8km swim, 180km bike course and 42.2km run across the Greater Port Macquarie region, arguably the most beautiful course in the world. And you can join in the action as well! Take part in the Port Iron 5km Fun Run, volunteer or simply get down there to cheer on the competitors as they cross the finish line!

Ironman Australia – 3 May 2015.

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Date: 16 January 2015
Category: Lumo Community

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