With its melting pot of culture, the city is no longer just Sydney or Melbourne's inferior little cousin.
Art & Theatre
From brave soloists to cohesive ensembles, each performer played an important role in showcasing the region's top talent in music, speech and drama.
The Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races have come a long way since 2001 with record breaking crowds expected at this year's event
History and culture were commemorated at a festival in Esk on the weekend
Food & Entertainment
Western Downs' 'year of festivals' has continued with the annual Opera at Jimbour, complete with performances from four renowned opera singers.
The Opera at Jimbour is expected to draw in crowds from across the Western Downs and beyond.
Noosa alive! is back for 2019 with a 10 days of world-class performances to take to the stage