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‘Best Jobs in the World’ tourism ambassador praised

4 Feb 2014
Elisa Detrez will today hang up her akubra after a successful six-month stint as Queensland’s ‘Best Jobs in the World’ Park Ranger and remain a life-long tourism ambassador for the state. More >

Top season on Fraser Coast after surge of whale sightings

21 Nov 2013
Fraser Coast tourism operators have reported a bumper whale-watching season with both humpbacks and tourists migrating to the destination this year, providing another boost to the local economy. More >

School children to have a whale of a time on the Fraser Coast

5 Sep 2013
Students from a Gladstone school have won a trip to see the Fraser Coast’s humpback whales after taking part in the ‘Junior Whale Whisperers’ program, an initiative of the ‘Harvey and the Humpbacks’ tourism marketing campaign. More >

Regional tourism organisations to receive $3 million in tourism grants

13 Aug 2013
Queensland tourism will receive a major boost with 22 regional projects sharing almost $3 million, as part of the Queensland Government’s Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) Contestable Grants Funding Scheme. More >

State Government’s record investment in ‘Harvey and the Humpbacks’

9 May 2013
The largest ever tourism investment promoting Fraser Coast as Australia’s signature whale watching destination will make a splash when the ‘Harvey and the Humpbacks’ campaign starts in June. More >

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