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Tourist Attraction - Riviera Mackay

Situated on the banks of the Pioneer River, Riviera Mackay’s boutique accommodation is just a short stroll to the best this town has to offer; beautiful sandy beaches, a crystal clear lagoon, diverse restaurant precinct and an array of interesting shops.

Riviera’s 1 and 2 bedroom boutique holiday apartments are thoughtfully appointed and will quickly become a home away from home. Delivering the ultimate in convenience and luxury, you will enjoy a full sized kitchen, private balcony and access to a rooftop terrace that delivers 360 degree views of the surrounding region.

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Adventure Tourism - Bishopp Outdoor Advertising

Bishopp Outdoor Advertising started as a father-and-son business; commencing operation in 1993 with the development of their first 6 x 3 metre billboard on the road between Maryborough and Hervey Bay.

22 years on and Bishopp has evolved into Queensland’s leading regional outdoor advertising company. Not only does Bishopp provide reach to South East Queensland hubs, but also to major regional cities and the road traffic between. With over 800 billboards spanning from the Gold Coast to Cairns, Bishopp’s geographic coverage is unrivalled.

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Festivals and Events - TEQ

Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) is a statutory body of the Queensland Government and the state's leading marketing, destination and experience development and major events agency.

In partnership with government, regional tourism organisations, industry and commercial stakeholders, they aim to build Queensland's tourism and events industry to foster innovation, drive industry growth and boost visitor expenditure.

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Business Event Venue - QantasLink

QantasLink is a regional brand of Australian airline Qantas and is an affiliate member of the Oneworld airline alliance. 

Their promotion of tourism demonstrates QantasLink's commitment to rural and regional Australia and the airline works closely with other parts of the Qantas Group to promote regional and destination tourism within Australia and overseas.

 QantasLink

 

Tour and Transport - AFC

The Australian Fishing Championships matches international anglers with Australia’s finest across three popular tournament series which includes the iconic sooty grunter and barramundi. The aim of the Series is for the anglers to catch the biggest fish in the time allowed. All fish are released once they are caught. The AFC event has increased the popularity of recreational fishing across The Mackay Region.

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Excellence in Food Tourism - Isaac Regional Council

Isaac Region Council encompasses 17 unique communities and can boast a range of flora and fauna from watching dugongs at Clairview to striking gold in Clermont. With great camping and fishing experience. Engross yourself in the country and enjoy what the Isaac region has to offer.

IRC

 

Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Mackay Regional Council

Mackay Regional Council is an exciting organisation which works in a region that boasts a vibrant economy offering an idyllic lifestyle on the Central Queensland Coast, from picturesque beaches, nearby island resorts to beautiful rainforests. Mackay is located halfway between Brisbane and Cairns making it the heart of Queensland.

MRC

 

Ecotourism - AFC

The Australian Fishing Championships matches international anglers with Australia’s finest across three popular tournament series which includes the iconic sooty grunter and barramundi. The aim of the Series is for the anglers to catch the biggest fish in the time allowed. All fish are released once they are caught. The AFC event has increased the popularity of recreational fishing across The Mackay Region.

AFC

 

Standard Accommodation - Mackay Transit Coaches

Mackay Transit Coaches has been operating within The Mackay region for over 25 years. The specialise in providing safe, quality and comfortable transport solutions. Their fleet is the latest in road transport engineering and design, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and crafted for comfort, safety, durability and efficiency. The Mackay Transit team is passionate about providing dependable, professional and memorable transport solution for all of their clients.

MTC

 

Deluxe Accommodation - Mackay Transit Coaches

Mackay Airport is on of Queensland’s busiest regional airports with over 1 million passengers passing through the airport each year. The airport attracts a diverse range of carriers to service the travel needs of the business, commercial, industrial, leisure and visiting friends a family sectors. Mackay Airport is dedicated to providing a safe, desirable and secure place to work, visit and conduct business.

MTC

 

Unique Accommodation - Holden

Holden vehicles are design around people, with designs that allow their customers to truly express themselves and their lifestyle. Their vehicles are designed with spacious interiors so you can relax and enjoy the journey – where it may take you. They want to make the journey as effortless as possible, and put their customers first.

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Young Achiever - Ibis Mackay

Ibis Mackay features ibis Sweet Beds in every room for comfortable night’s sleep with the luxuries of complimentary car parking, complimentary WIFI, a fully equipped gymnasium and modern Tavern all on site. TurBARlance offers gastro pub food and craft beverage offerings. Located beside the airport terminal and with double glazing and core filled block walls ensures a quiet stay. 4 minutes and you will be at your gate and for convenience there is a flight information screen in the hotel.

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Outstanding Contribution by a Volunteer or Volunteer Group - Magpies Sporting Club

Magpies Sporting Club is a not-for-profit, community club that is member driven and community orientated.  Our mission is to provide an environment for exciting entertainment, promotion of sport and support our affiliated clubs and the wider community.

Magpies is the home of Centro Restaurant – A casual dining sensation, the Hub Café – for barista made coffee & homemade desserts, Magpies Sportsbar – all the TAB, Keno & Sports action on the big screens, Skys Function Venue and Mackay’s most modern Gaming Room.

From entertainment to functions, dining to gaming, Magpies has something for you.

Magpies

 

Outstanding Contribution by an Individual - Rainforest Scuba

Rainforest Scuba offers you a worlds 1st chance of a lifetime to dive in the rainforest’ crystal clear freshwater with a large variety of turtles, 8 species of fish, rare Gordian worms, 2 breeds of eels, 3 types of freshwater prawn/shrimp and if you’re on the lucky ones – a platypus. Rainforest Scuba is the only dive shop in the world that can offer you the experience to dive in rainforest waters with the chance of being in the water at the same time as a platypus.

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