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AUSTRALIA EVENTS 2002
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ACT - AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
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MAR : 03-04 - FLICKERFEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL,
CANBERRA. AUSTRALIA'S PREMIER SHORT FILM
FESTIVAL.
03-18 - CANBERRA MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL, CANBERRA.
STREET ENTERTAINMENT & CITY-WIDE CELEBRATION.
31-02APR- CANBERRA CITY ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLES FAIR,
CANBERRA. FIFTY OF AUSTRALIA'S LEADING ANTIQUES
& COLLECTABLES DEALERS ARE IN CANBERRA FOR ONE
MAGNIFICENT FAIR.

APR : 27-07MAY- AUSTRALIAN SCIENCE FESTIVAL, CANBERRA.
IT INCLUDES WORKSHOPS, A FILM FESTIVAL, DRAMA
PERFORMANCES, TALKS, BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOURS,
DEBATES AND OTHER CREATIVE EVENTS.

MAY : 03-08 - CANBERRA INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL,
CANBERRA. AN ANNUAL FESTIVAL IN AUSTRALIA'S
CAPITAL DEVOTED TO THE VERY BEST IN CHAMBER
MUSIC.

JUN : 07-09 - GMC 400 IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL, MOTOR RACING.
09-12 - ACT CANINE ASSOCIATION, CANBERRA. PRESTIGIOUS
CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW.

JUL : 06-14 - KANGA CUP SOCCER, CANBERRA. SOCCER TOURNAMENT.

SEP : 15-14OCT- ST.GEORGE FLORIADE, CANBERRA.

NOV : 11 - REMEMBRANCE DAY, ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMISTICE.


NSW - NEW SOUTH WALES
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JAN : 02 - LA BOHEME, SYDNEY. ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST
POPULAR OPERAS.
02-06 - AUSTRALIA V SOUTH AFRICA, THIRD TEST, SYDNEY.
04-12 - FLICKERFEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL,
SYDNEY. FLICKERFEST, AUSTRALIA'S PREMIER SHORT
FILM FESTIVAL.
05-26 - SYDNEY FESTIVAL, SYDNEY. AUSTRALIA'S LEADING
CULTURAL FESTIVAL.
18-03FEB- SYDNEY FRINGE FESTIVAL, SYDNEY.
20-21 - VIBES ON A SUMMERS DAY, SYDNEY.
26 - SYDNEY'S BIG DAY OUT, SYDNEY. AUSTRALASIA'S
HUGE TOURING MUSIC FESTIVAL BIG DAY OUT HITS
SYDNEY ON AUSTRALIA DAY.

FEB : 04 - VIBES ON A SUMMERS DAY, SYDNEY. VIBES ON A
SUMMERS DAY IS WIDELY REGARDED AS THE COOLEST
DANCE EVENT OF THE YEAR IN SYDNEY.
09-10 - SEA THEATRE FESTIVAL, SYDNEY. IT'S A PARTY,
PARADE AND CARNIVAL ALL IN ONE, AGAINST THE
BACKDROP OF AN AZURE SEA.
13-24 - SYDNEY MARDI GRAS FILM FESTIVAL, SYDNEY.
THE LARGEST EVENT OF ITS KIND IN THE WORLD.

FEB : 25 - TROPFEST FILM FESTIVAL, SYDNEY. THE LAZY
DAYDREAMING OF AN OUT OF WORK FILM-MAKER IN
1993 HAS RESULTED IN THE MOST POPULAR SHORT
FILM FESTIVAL IN THE WORLD.

MAR : 26-02APR- ASP AUSTRALASIA SURFING CONTEST, NEWCASTLE.

APR : 06-19 - ROYAL EASTER SHOW, SYDNEY SHOWGROUND,
HOMEBUSH BAY.
13-16 - DARLING HARBOUR STREET THEATRE FESTIVAL,
SYDNEY. STUNNING SET OF SHOWS FOR ALL THE
FAMILY TAKE PLACE IN SYDNEY'S DARLING HARBOUR.
21-29 - NATIONAL TRUST HERITAGE FESTIVAL, SYDNEY.
28-29 - CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, SYDNEY.

MAY : 05 - OPERA IN THE VINEYARD, BALLANDEAN. WORLD CLASS
OPERA IN DELIGHTFUL SETTING AMONGST THE VINES.
05-06 - RICHMOND BIENNIAL FOSSIL FESTIVAL, RICHMOND.
08 - AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM OPEN DAY, SYDNEY.
14-20 - SYDNEY WRITERS' FESTIVAL, SYDNEY.
15-14 - ARCHIBALD PRIZE, SYDNEY. MOST IMPORTANT AWARD
FOR CONTEMPORARY PORTRAITURE IN AUSTRALIA.
27 - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD HALF MARATHON, SYDNEY.

JUN : 02-03 - A TASTE OF MANLY, FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL.
08-10 - HOME COMPUTER SHOW, SYDNEY.
08-22 - SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL, SYDNEY. THIS EVENT HAS
SINCE ESTABLISHED A WORLDWIDE REPUTATION .

JUL : 02-09 - AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL,
SYDNEY. THIS IS A GREAT CHANCE TO SAMPLE A
VARIETY OF MUSICAL STYLES.
07 - AROMA COFFEE FESTIVAL, SYDNEY. SYDNEY?S
POPULAR OUTDOOR SHOPPING MARKET.
14-21 - NAIDOC WEEK, VARIOUS TOWNS. NAIDOC WEEK IS AN
ANNUAL FESTIVAL CELEBRATING THE HERITAGE OF THE
ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES.
26-31 - SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW, SYDNEY.
THIS ANNUAL EXTRAVAGANZA, TAKING PLACE EVERY
SUMMER IN SYDNEY'S DARLING HARBOUR.

AUG : 12 - SUN HERALD CITY TO SURF FUN RUN, SYDNEY.

SEP : 29-01OCT- MANLY INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, MANLY.
29-21OCT- CARNIVALE, SYDNEY, CARNIVALE IS AUSTRALIA'S
LARGEST MULTICULTURAL ARTS FESTIVAL.

OCT : 20-21 - SUPERCROSS MASTERS GRAND FINAL WEEKEND, SYDNEY.
27 - JAZZ IN THE VINES, POKOLBIN. CELEBRATION OF
SIGHT.
28 - FLORA SYDNEY MARATHON, SYDNEY.


NT - NORTHERN TERRITORY
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APR : 20-06MAY- ALICE SPRINGS CUP CARNIVAL, ALICE SPRINGS.

JUL : 06 - LIONS CAMEL CUP OF ALICE SPRINGS, BLATHESKITE
PARK, ALICE SPRINGS.
25-27 - ROYAL DARWIN SHOW, DARWIN SHOWGROUNDS, DARWIN.
27-19AUG- DARWIN FRINGE FESTIVAL, DARWIN.

AUG : 15-01SEP- FESTIVAL OF DARWIN, DARWIN.
19-25 - AUSTRALIAN SAFARI, ALICE SPRINGS.

SEP : 21 - HENLEY ON TODD REGATTA, ALICE SPRINGS.

NOV : 17-27 - WORLD SOLAR CYCLE CHALLENGE, ALICE SPRINGS TO
ADELAIDE.

DEC : 26 - TELSTRA SYDNEY TO HOBART YACHT RACE, DARWIN
SHOWGROUNDS, DARWIN.


QL - QUEENSLAND
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JAN : 04-15 - MAGIC MILLIONS SUMMER CARNIVAL & YEARLING
SALES, VARIOUS TOWNS.
08 - NOOSA COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL, NOOSA HEADS.
19-20 - LAKE AWOONGA FISHING FESTIVAL, GLADSTONE.
26 - NOOSA RAFT RACING REGATTA, NOOSA HEADS.

FEB : 03 - GOONDIWINDI HELL OF THE WEST TRIATHLON,
GOONDIWINDI.
12 - ROCKHAMPTON'S CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION,
ROCKHAMPTON.

MAR : 02-04 - KELLOGG'S NUTRI-GRAIN QUEENSLAND SURF LIFE
SAVING CHAMPIONSHIPS, KIRRA.
24-26 - FLICKERFEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL,
BRISBANE.

APR : 28 - BRISBANE RIVER RUN AND WALK, BRISBANE.
20-30 - CAIRNS FILM FESTIVAL, CAIRNS.
29-30 - TOOWOOMBA ACCORDION FESTIVAL, TOOWOOMBA.

MAY : 07-11 - IPSWICH WINTERNATIONALS CARNIVAL, IPSWICH.
12 - JULIA CREEK DIRT & DUST TRIATHLON, JULIA CREEK.
21-26 - TOYOTA NATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC MUSTER, GYMPIE.
22-24 - LAURA ABORIGINAL DANCE & CULTURAL FESTIVAL,
LAURA.

JUN : 09 - WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY FESTIVAL, COTTON TREE.
14-16 - ROCKHAMPTON JOCKEY CLUBS WINTER RACING CARNIVAL.
14-23 - BEAUDESERT COUNTRY & HORSE FESTIVAL, BEAUDESERT.

JUL : 03-14 - AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC.
26-05AUG- BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, BRISBANE.

AUG : 01-12 - HERVEY BAY WHALE FESTIVAL, HERVEY BAY.
09-18 - ROYAL QUEENSLAND SHOW, TEN DAYS OF EKKA,
BRISBANE.
18-19 - SURAT COBB & CO BATTERED BUGLE FESTIVAL, SURAT.

SEP : 06-08 - REDLANDS STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL, BRISBANE.
13-15 - CHELSEA FLOWER, ART AND ORCHID SHOW, LAIDLEY.
15 - TOWNSVILLE INTERNATIONAL BILLFISH CHALLENGE.
17-21 - BRISBANE WRITERS FESTIVAL, BRISBANE.
22 - CARNIVAL OF FLOWERS, BRISBANE.

OCT : 06-21 - GRANITE BELT SPRING WINE FESTIVAL OCTOBER,
STANTHORPE.
25-27 - WALKAMIN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL, WALKAMIN.
27-28 - CALOUNDRA SURF CLASSIC CARNIVAL, CALOUNDRA.


SA - SOUTH AUSTRALIA
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FEB : 01 - ADELAIDE'S BIG DAY OUT, ADELAIDE.
27-28 - FLICKERFEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL,
ADELAIDE.

MAR : 01-17 - ADELAIDE FESTIVAL, ADELAIDE.

JUN : 02-03 - BODY MIND & PSYCHIC EXPO, ADELAIDE.


TS - TASMANIA
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JAN : 02 - WREST POINT KING OF THE DERWENT YACHT RACE,
HOBART.
02-21 - SAILING SOUTH, HOBART.
05-12 - ANZ TASMANIAN INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S TENNIS,
HOBART.
14-24 - GREAT TASMANIAN BIKE RACE.

FEB : 09-11 - AUSTRALIAN WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL, HOBART'S
WATERFRONT.
10 - HERB FAIR, CYGNET.
19-24 - CLARENCE BY THE WATER JAZZ FESTIVAL, HOBART.
23 - EVANDALE VILLAGE FAIR, EVANDALE VILLAGE.

MAR : 01-03 - BOTHWELL INTERNATIONAL SPIN-IN.
01-31 - ESTIA GREEK FESTIVAL, HOBART.

APR : 24-30MAY- TARGA TASMANIA, STATEWIDE.


VI - VICTORIA
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JAN : 11-15 - FLICKERFEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL,
MELBOURNE.
14-27 - AUSTRALIAN TENNIS OPEN, MELBOURNE.

FEB : 09-12 - WOOLMARK MELBOURNE FASHION FESTIVAL, MELBOURNE.

MAR : 09-12 - THE MELBOURNE MOOMBA FESTIVAL, MELBOURNE.
15-25 - MELBOURNE QUEER FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL.
16-04APR- MELBOURNE FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL.

APR : 10-14 - MELBOURNE INT'L FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW. THE SHOW
IS UNDOUBTEDLY AUSTRALIA'S MOST BEAUTIFUL EVENT.

MAY : 30-04JUN- ST KILDA FILM FESTIVAL, MELBOURNE.

JUN : 08-10 - QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY WINE WEEKEND, MELBOURNE.

JUL : 18-05AUG- MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.

AUG : 01-31 - THE AGE MELBOURNE WRITERS' FESTIVAL, MELBOURNE.

SEP : 29 - AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE GRAND FINAL.

OCT : 11-03NOV- MELBOURNE FESTIVAL, MELBOURNE.
26-27 - MACEDON RANGES BUDBURST FESTIVAL, MELBOURNE.

NOV : 01-05 - SUNRAYSIA WINE AND JAZZ FESTIVAL, MILDURA.
06 - MELBOURNE CUP, BIGGEST RACING EVENT IN THE
SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE. FLEMINGTON.


WS - WESTERN AUSTRALIA
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FEB : 03 - PERTH'S BIG DAY OUT, PERTH.
07-10 - HEINEKEN CLASSIC, PERTH.
25-27FEB- PERTH FESTIVAL, PERTH WA. AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING
ARTS FESTIVAL.
26-25 - ASP WORLD PROFESSIONAL SURFING CHAMPIONSHIP,
COCA-COLA MASTERS. MARGARET RIVER.

MAR : 01-31MAY- CORAL SPAWNING AND THE SHARK FEAST, EXMOUTH.

NOV : 01-03 - FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP, RALLY AUSTRALIA.
PERTH.


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EVENTS 2001
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ACT - AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

MAR : 02-31 - POLLY BORLAND'S 'AUSTRALIANS IN BRITAIN'
APR : 03-26 - CANBERRA NATIONAL SCULPTURE FORUM

APR : 25 - OPENING OF ANZAC HALL GALLERY

NSW - NEW SOUTH WALES

MAR : 29 - TOUR DE SNOWY (TOUR DE SNOWY IS THE PREMIER
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S CYCLE RACE HELD OVER
THE LAST THREE YEARS IN THE SNOWY MOUNTAINS)
APR : 20 - FOOD WEEK
MAY : 26-27 - SOUTH WEST ROCKS KEMPSEY TOYOTA FISHING CLASSIC
JUN : 06-12 - AUSTRALIAN FOLK FESTIVAL AT KIAMA
OCT : 25-28 - HONDA INDY 300 - GOLD COAST 2001
NOV : 01-04 - TESTRA RALLY AUSTRALIA

NT - NORTHERN TERRITORY

AUG : 17 - BORROLOOLA SHOW DAY

QL - QUEENSLAND

31DEC00-06JAN01 - THALGO AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S HARDCOURTS

JAN 2001
: 06-16 - CONRAD JUPITERS MAGIC MILLIONS SUMMER CARNIV
AND YEARLING SALES
MAR : 01-04 - ANZ LADIES MASTERS GOLF TOURNAMENT
23-25 - TELSTRA AUSTRALIAN TRACK & FIELD
CHAMPIONSHIPS
28-01APR- LIGHTICE AUSTRALIAN SURF LIFE SAVING
CHAMPIONSHIPS
APR : 27-29 - 2001 MOOLOOLABA TRIATHLON FESTIVAL
JUL : 01-14 - 14TH WAVA WORLD VETERANS' ATHLETICS
CHAMPIONSHIPS
04-15 - AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC
AUG : 24-26 - QUEENSLAND 500
29-09SEP- 2001 GOODWILL GAMES BRISBANE
OCT : 28-04NOV- NOOSA TRIATHLON MULTI SPORT FESTIVAL

SA - SOUTH AUSTRALIA

FEB : 16-18 - WOMADELAIDE-INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL
MAR : 05-21MAY- ADELAIDE CUP CARNIVAL-HORSE RACING EVENT
APR : 01 - CLIPSAL 500 ADELAIDE-TOURING CAR RACING EVENT
14-16 - OAKBANK RACING CARNIVAL-HORSE RACING EVENT
SEP : 20-23 - CLASSIC ADELAIDE -ROAD RALLY CAR EVENT
OCT : 05-14 - TASTING AUSTRALIA-FOOD, WINE, MUSIC
30 - BAY TO BIRDWOOD-CLASSIC CARS RALLY
NOV : 01 - ADELAIDE INTERNATIONAL HORSE TRIALS

TS - TASMANIA

JAN : 10 - DEVONPORT CUP
FEB : 12 - ROYAL HOBART REGATTA
28 - LAUNCESTON CUP DAY
MAR : 06 - KING ISLAND SHOW DAY
12 - EIGHT HOURS DAY

VI - VICTORIA

MAR : 01-04 - QANTAS AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX
16-04APR- THE MELBOURNE FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL
29-22APR- MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL
APR : 04-08 - MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
10-20 - RIP CURL PRO AND SUNSMART CLASSIC
JUL : 28-29 - PHILIPS MOBILE PHONES WORLD AERIALS
SEP : 07-29 - AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE FINALS SERIES
OCT : 12-14 - QANTAS AUSTRALIAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX
10-03NOV- MELBOURNE FESTIVAL
11-23NOV- SPRING RACING CARNIVAL
NOV : 02-05 - WANGARATTA FESTIVAL OF JAZZ
17-25 - EQUITANA ASIA PACIFIC

WS - WESTERN AUSTRALIA

NOV : 15-18 - PERTH INTERNATIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

OTHER EVENTS
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FEB : 26-30APR- HUNTER VALLEY HARVEST FESTIVAL
OCT : 18-21 - GRIFFITH FESTIVAL OF GARDENS
NOV : 30-02DEC- KARATE GOJU-KAI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
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