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Major Tourist Attractions

Gold:  Dreamworld
Silver: Qantas Founders Museum
Bronze: Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Tourist Attractions

Gold:  Capricorn Caves
Silver: Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours
Bronze: The Workshops Rail Museum

Major Festivals and Events

Gold: Woodford Folk Festival
Silver: Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth
Bronze: Cooly Rocks On

Festivals and Events
Gold: Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
Silver: Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo
Bronze: Cairns Amateurs

The Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism

Gold: Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort
Silver: True Blue Sailing
Bronze: Sea World Whale Watch

Heritage and Cultural Tourism

Gold: The Workshops Rail Museum
Silver: Fun Over Fifty
Bronze: Museum of Brisbane

Indigenous Tourism

Gold: Mossman Gorge Centre
Silver: UMI Arts

Specialised Tourism Services

Gold: Kuranda Scenic Railway
Silver: Gateway Media Group
Bronze: Airlie Day Spa

Visitor Information and Services

Gold: Ipswich Visitor Information Centre
Silver: Glasshouse Mountains Visitor and Interpretive Centre
Bronze: Mackay Visitor Information Centre

Business Tourism

Gold: Cairns Convention Centre
Silver: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Major Tour and/or Transport Operators

Gold: Cruise Whitsundays
Silver: Quicksilver Group
Bronze: Queensland Rail Travel - Spirit of Queensland

Tour and/or Transport Operators

Gold: Fun Over Fifty
Silver: Adels Grove Camping Park
Bronze: Billy Tea Safaris

Adventure Tourism

Gold: Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours
Silver: Mike Ball Dive Expeditions
Bronze: Whitsunday Jetski Tours

The Richard Power Award for Destination Marketing

Gold: Bundaberg North Burnett Tourism - 2013/2014 Bundaberg Turtle Campaign
Silver: Southern Queensland Country Tourism - 2014 Autumn Campaign 
Bronze: Townsville Enterprise Limited - Tourism is Everyone's Business

Tourism Education and Training

Gold: TAFE Queensland Brisbane
Silver: Tourism Noosa - Welcome to Noosa
Bronze: Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre

Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services

Gold: Noosa Boathouse
Silver: Qantas Founders Museum - McGinness' Restaurant
Bronze: Ochre Restaurant & Catering

Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries

Gold: XXXX Brewery

Tourist and Caravan Parks

Gold: Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort
Silver: BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort
Bronze: Straddie Camping

Backpacker Accommodation

Gold: Cairns Central YHA
Silver: Magnums Backpackers

Hosted Accommodation

Gold: Bli Bli House
Silver: Mt. Quincan Crater Retreat
Bronze: Pethers Rainforest Retreat

Unique Accommodation

Gold: Cruise Whitsundays - Reefsleep
Silver: Adels Grove Camping Park
Bronze: Whitsunday Escape

Standard Accommodation

Gold: Maroochy River Resort & Bungalows
Silver: Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge

Deluxe Accommodation

Gold: RACV Noosa Resort
Silver: Daydream Island Resort and Spa
Bronze: Rumba Beach Resort

Luxury Accommodation

Gold: Emporium Hotel
Silver: Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

New Tourism Development

Gold: Childers Eco-Lodge
Silver: nightfall wilderness camp
Bronze: Sailaway Reef & Island Tours - Sailaway V

Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism

Gold: Passions of Paradise

Local Government Award for Tourism

Gold: Cairns Regional Council
Silver: Moreton Bay Regional Council
Bronze: Sunshine Coast Council

Health and Well-being Tourism

Gold: Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Silver: Airlie Day Spa

Excellence in Food Tourism

Gold: Belmondos Organic Market
Silver: Bushtucker Experiences by IndigiScapes
Bronze: Maleny Cheese Cafe

Outstanding Contribution by a Volunteer or Volunteer Group

Gold: Reef HQ Volunteers Association
Silver: Mission Beach Visitor Information Centre Volunteers
Bronze: Moreton Bay Region Visitor Information Centre Network Volunteers

Young Achievers Award

Winner: Bradley Illich
Commendation: Rebecca Holmes

The Marie Watson-Blake Award for Outstanding Contribution by an Individual

Winner: Peter Gash





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