Star turn ... admiring the scene at Toowoomba's Carnival of Flowers.

Hit the bloom towns

There's no shortage of options for celebrating spring, so let the good times grow, writes Mal Chenu.

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Crimson and gold

Sue Wallace revels in autumn's return and the High Country festivals that celebrate the falling of the leaves.

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Straining at the leash ... a coastal walk.

Sit, lie down, stay

Susan Gough Henly finds there are many properties welcoming dogs and their owners.

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Good cheer ... Bright Brewery where you can learn the secrets of brewing.

Magnificent seven

Sue Wallace sets off on the thirst-quenching trail of seven country microbreweries.

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