MEA wrap-up and 2014 award winners

Mad men and women were out in force at the 1960s-themed awards dinner produced by industry legend Meri Took and held in the Hamilton Island Convention Centre.

MEA celebrates 40 years in style

As the sun rises on the last day of the 40th annual MEA conference at Hamilton Island, here’s a wrap-up of some of the highlights.

Australian Ballet’s spectactular qualia show

Seven of The Australian Ballet’s leading dancers, including principals Madeleine Eastoe and Lana Jones, performed the seventh annual pas de deux in paradise under the stars at Hamilton Island’s luxury resort, qualia on November 2.

Hot chef: Alastair Waddell, Qualia

Spice spent five minutes getting to know Alistair ‘Ally’ Waddell, Qualia’s down-to-earth, mega-talented executive chef.

Oprah’s first stop: Hamilton Island

Oprah has touched down on Hamilton Island for the first stop on her ‘Oprah’s Ultimate Australian Adventure’ where she had the chance to cuddle a koala, enjoy a beach BBQ with celebrity chef Curtis Stone and enjoy a bit of luxury at qualia.

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week kicks off

Audi Hamiltin Island Race Week has kicked off on Friday (August 20) with over 200 boats racing in Australia’s largest and most awarded offshore keelboat regatta, taking place until Saturday 28 August 2010.


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