Burrendong Botanic Garden and Arboretum has one of the largest collections of Australian plants in cultivation. Over 50,000 flowering plants, shrubs and trees from more than 2,000 species are growing on 164 hectares overlooking the beautiful Lake Burrendong. The Arboretum's mission is to preserve and promote Australia's unique flora. Many rare and endangered species are being grown there.
The Caboolture Historical Village is a wonderful attraction with a massive collection of over 100,000 historical items restored and displayed within more than 70 buildings in a pioneer village setting covering 12 acres. There is something for everyone at the Village. Train rides for the kids; historic homes and furnishings for Mum; antique machinery, cars and tractors for Dad; a rainforest garden for keen horticulturalists and hours of reminiscing for older generations. See demonstrations of historical skills such as the village blacksmith, wood crafting and others. Wash this down with refreshments from the modern cafe, old fashioned tea rooms or bring a picnic and the Village is a wonderful budget day out only 50 minutes from Brisbane. The perfect stopover on the way to the Sunshine Coast.
Gold Coast City Art Gallery is one of Australia's most prominent public regional galleries and serves a large population of approximately 400,000. The Gallery houses the renowned city collection of contemporary and historical artworks documenting the character of the Gold Coast as well as the development of Australian art practice. The Gallery presents a diverse and dynamic program of exhibitions and events. These include local, national and international exhibitions both generated by the Gallery and those displayed as part of touring schedule. The Gallery is also home to one of Australia's longest running art prizes now titled the Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, which has provided an exciting survey of contemporary Australian art since 1968.
On 14 June 1971, a legend was born. On that day, more than 38 years ago, the Hard Rock Cafe opened its doors at 150 Old Park Lane in London, ushering in a new era of culinary entertainment. Since then the Hard Rock Cafe has become a global phenomenon and one of rock 'n 'roll's most beloved institutions, housing a supreme collection of music memorabilia.
Hay Cottage Arts and Crafts Association Incorporated is a non-profit community organisation located in William Street, Dayboro with a membership of over 30. They have quality handcrafted items for every room in every house, everyone on your gift list and for every occasion