Title:Le Noir - Lyric Theatre, QPAC
Description:Enter the captivating world of Le Noir, a truly unique and electrifying theatrical experience featuring 20 of the greatest circus performers on the planet, all of whom are award winning athletes and many former stars of Cirque Du Soleil. Never before has a cast of this calibre been seen in Australia.
The Australian premiere of Le Noir, direct from a sold out world tour will see for the first time ever, the Lyric Theatre transformed to seat audiences around a custom-built circular stage giving a spectacular 360 degree view of the performance and bringing the heart pounding action closer than ever before.
Presented by Queensland Performing Arts Centre in association with Tim Lawson and Simon Painter.Read More »
Title:Ekka - Brisbane Showgrounds
Description:The Ekka is Queensland largest annual event with recent shows drawing more than 400,000 visitors. It aims to showcase Queensland culture, produce, resources and initiatives. This is done through a range of competitions, award ceremonies, exhibits, educational displays, animal and performances. There is a sideshow alley, showbag pavilion, numerous food and beverage outlets and a range of entertainment including nightly fireworks displaysRead More »
Description:Ignite the night in style this September, with the ultimate Riverfire experience. Join us at Quest on Story Bridge to have a front-seat view of the fireworks display. Crowds can tune into Triple Mâ€™s live broadcast or Channel Nineâ€™s exclusive coverage from 6.30pm.Read More »
Title:G20 Leaders Summit
Description:On 1 December 2013, Australia officially commenced its 2014 presidency of the Group of Twenty (G20) succeeding 2013 host Russia.
The 2014 G20 Leaders Summit, the most important event in the G20 year, will be held on 15 and 16 November in Brisbane, Queensland. This will be the most significant meeting of world leaders that Australia has hosted with as many as 4,000 delegates and 3,000 media representatives expected to attend.
Hosting the G20 in 2014 gives Australia a valuable opportunity to influence the economic policies of the major economies of the world and contribute to a healthy, growing and resilient global economy. Achieving such outcomes will also boost Australian jobs, living standards and long-term prosperity and is an opportunity to showcase the best of Australia.
A G20 Taskforce has been established in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to coordinate Australiaâ€™s G20 presidency and to manage logistics for G20 meetings in 2014. The G20 Taskforce partners with other Commonwealth, state and territory government departments to coordinate the whole-of-government policy agenda and to manage the operations and security for the meetings. The Treasury is responsible for organising the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meetings.
To find out more visit www.g20.org.Read More »