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Cultural Attractions of Australia

Winter 2019 Newsletter, Cultural Attractions of Australia, August 2019

Welcome! In this edition of our newsletter we bring you the latest on a stunning event to start planning for now and some major developments taking place at cultural attractions around Australia.

Then we shine a light on four of our cultural experiences and invite you to Go West! as you take a look at our suggested itinerary for Perth and Albany, Western Australia.

And as always, expect the unexpected…


Plan Ahead for Opera Australia’s Ring Cycle in Brisbane, Queensland

Come on an exhilarating adventure with men and maidens, gods and giants, dragons and dwarves. This is Wagner’s Ring Cycle — the pinnacle of opera — a 15-hour epic performed over four nights in Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre at QPAC in November and December 2020.

Opera Australia is working with travel partner Travel Associates to offer a range of Queensland travel packages to Ring Cycle ticket holders to add on to their trip. Packages available from early 2020. Read more


A World-Class New Museum for Western Australia

Major construction is underway on Western Australia’s New Museum, one of the most significant museum redevelopments in the world today.

Perth’s cultural precinct is being transformed as the dramatic new design takes shape. Read more


Qantas Founders Museum to Shine Even Brighter

This Outback Queensland must-see in Longreach has embarked on an ambitious project to create a unique night time experience.

A sound and light show, projected on the fuselage of aircraft will be unforgettable. Read more


New-Look National Sports Museum at the MCG to Reopen in March 2020

Home to Australia’s largest collection of sporting memorabilia, the Australian Football Hall of Fame, Australian Cricket Hall of Fame and Sport Australia Hall of Fame, it will be closed from 17 August 2019. Read more


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