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June 2018

Creating Connections: Developing Personal and Social Capabilities’

June 29th, 2018|Categories: E-Bulletin|

The Australian Association of Special Education National Conference are offering a program that features a strong focus on families when it is hosted at the Convention Centre from 8-10 July 2018. They have invited family members of students with a disability to be present, participate and provide their insights into how schools can foster strong connections with families.

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

June 29th, 2018|Categories: E-Bulletin|

Performing to great acclaim around the world, The Simon & Garfunkel Story will be presented live at the Cairns Convention Centre on Wednesday 29th August 2018. Starting from their humble beginnings as 50’s Rock n Roll duo Tom & Jerry, The Simon & Garfunkel Story takes you through all the songs and stories that shaped them, the dramatic split, their individual solo careers and ending with a stunning recreation of the legendary 1981 Central Park reunion concert.

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MACRO2018 – Strengthening Collaboration, Deepening Knowledge and Creating Solutions

June 29th, 2018|Categories: E-Bulletin|

MACRO2018, the World Polymer Congress, is expected to attract more than 700 delegates when it is held at the Convention Centre from 1-5 July. The exciting program will cover all areas of polymer science and engineering, including synthesis, characterisation, processing, modeling and materials.

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An Evening with Johnathan Thurston

June 15th, 2018|Categories: E-Bulletin|

Get a rare insight into the mind of a champion when you attend An Evening with Johnathan Thurston being held at the Convention Centre on Saturday 27th October.  From humble beginnings the has risen through the ranks and collected every individual rugby league accolade and team honour.   Don’t’ miss seeing this ‘once in a generation footballer’ live on stage. 

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Earl of Whimsy

June 15th, 2018|Categories: E-Bulletin|

Bill Bailey will return to the Cairns Convention Centre with his ‘Earl of Whimsy’ set on Thursday October 11th  which will showcase his trademark blend of satire and surrealism. However it will have a distinctly historical feel featuring tales of Britain's fortunes past and present, ancient Viking battles, tales from his own ancestry and Shakespeare's contribution to comedy.We’ve also been told to be prepared for a huge crowd singalong, which will come as no surprise to fans.

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