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Kowanyama

Kowanyama was once an Anglican Mission, this remote community now services travellers and is well-known as an excellent fishing location as it lies 50 kilometres inland but on the mouth of the Mitchell River.

The Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council - Land and Natural Resource Unit - has established locations for camping.

Topsy Creek offers beach and river camping. There are no facilities and numbers and vehicle limits per campsite apply. That just means you get more to yourself.

Within the community there is a motel-style guesthouse and basic services such as a butcher, laundromat, supermarket with petrol and diesel supplies, a tavern, medical centre and police. Regional airlines connect with Cairns.

If you are camping, you will need to obtain a permit for bush camping from the Land and Natural Resource Unit.

Kowanyama has an Alcohol Management Plan (AMP). AMPs aim to reduce alcohol-related violence.

AMPs vary from community to community. They include alcohol restrictions, home brew bans and dry place declarations which operate within a defined boundary, known as a 'restricted area'. These strategies set the quantity and type of alcohol you may possess in the restricted area.

Penalties apply for possessing or attempting to bring illegal alcohol into a restricted area.

To find out more about AMPs for each community, visit the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs web site.

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Noosa Food and Wine Festival

Sunshine Coast Area
18 May 2017
Noosa Food and Wine Festival 2017 has answered every food and wine lovers’ dream with an exciting program of events. 70 events will take place across the four-day event. A total of 45 visiting chefs from Australia’s best restaurants will flock to this year’s festival, which will have a presence across two festival villages – Noosa Main Beach and The Woods.

Noosa Jazz Party

Multiple Locations
25 August 2017
The Noosa Jazz Party is on again in 2017 with 10 days of fabulous jazz, presented by Noosa Heads Jazz Club. The party starts with two concerts featuring The Australian Jazz Ensemble in conjunction with Noosa Chorale, at The J, Noosa Junction at 7pm on August 25 and 27 and 2.
21 July 2017
Ten Incredible days and nights! Presenting the Best of the Best in terms of artists, performers, authors, visual arts, film, food and fun! 2017 festival will be better than any previous year, with something for all ages, tastes and price ranges on offer.
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From AU$20 - 160
8 September 2017
The inaugural 2016 Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival features three nights and two days of author presentations, panel discussions and workshops across seven venues in Coolum Beach - the heart of the Sunshine Coast.

Noosa Food and Wine

Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$0.00 - 250.00
18 May 2017
Join food and wine enthusiasts from all over the nation as they descend on Noosa for Noosa Food and Wine. Event-goers can look forward to discovering new flavours alongside great Australian wines, artisan foods, culinary talent with some of Australia’s leading chefs and producers and the finest Queensland produce in one of Australia’s leading food destinations, Noosa.

Noosa Open Studios

Multiple Locations
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Free Entry
18 August 2017
Noosa Open Studios 2017 is a unique experience for creative and visual art lovers to engage with and view professional artists in their place and time of creativity. Over 35 artists and artisans in 30 personal studios in the Noosa region from the trees to the sea shall be open to the public over a three day weekend.
Free Entry
3 June 2017
In a bid to provide the state's Male Masters and Female competitors with additional competitive opportunities in 2016, Surfing Queensland is once again bolstering the Queensland Masters Surfing Championship and Girls Surf Slam Queensland Championship to a combined two-event series.
Free Entry
27 May 2017
The Queensland Championship Circuit or QCC as it is more commonly known, was launched in 1998 and since its inception, has enjoyed a reputation as Australia’s premier open Men’s shortboard event series.
Free Entry
14 October 2017
This the second event of the Queensland State Grommet Surfing Titles for the Under 14 and Under 12 Divisions. The Queensland State Grommet Surfing Titles is the exclusive qualification pathway for the State's elite junior competitors aiming for selection in Queensland's State Junior Surfing Team, set to compete at the Australian Junior Surfing Titles later in the year.
1 November 2017
Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival is a five-day hallmark event (1 to 5 November), based in Noosa on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland and includes a stacked line-up of events for all ages and abilities.
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