August 2022 in Brisbane & Queensland

August is Ekka time in Brisbane! That often means cold winds from the west. The Brisbane wattle (acacia fimbriata) is in flower. It's also whale-watching season in Queensland and Children's Book Week.

Wednesday 10 August 2022 is the Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) public holiday in Brisbane only.

Monday 8 August 2022 is a public holiday for the Royal Queensland Show in Gympie Region – Goomeri Township, Parish of Goomeribong, Lockyer Valley Region, Logan City, Moreton Bay Region, North Burnett Region – Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Mount Perry and Monto Areas, Scenic Rim Region, Shire of Balonne, Shire of Cherbourg, Somerset Region, South Burnett Region, part of the Toowoomba Region, and Western Downs Region – Tara and District.

August Events in Brisbane and Queensland

2022 18th Annual Townsville Careers Expo Monday 1st August 2022 9:00am – 5:00pm Townsville Stadium, Murray Sports Complex Admission is FREE! The 18th annual Townsville Careers Expo presents an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in...

 Brisbane Queensland August

The Queensland Choir returns to Brisbane’s Old Museum to present Carl Orff’s powerfully exciting twentieth century choral classic, inspired by medieval poems ranging from the sublime to the downright bawdy. The Choir will perform Carl...

 Brisbane Queensland August


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