Nearby roadside produce stalls such as The Humpy and the Big Peanut are a great way to say g'day to a local and enjoy treats like roasted peanuts, local jams and freshly picked, seasonal fruits. It was the first town settled in the area, and is now the major town of the central and southern Tablelands. Improve social housing through the Social Housing Community Improvement Fund. Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund. Major town centres include Bega, Cooma, Goulburn, Queanbeyan and Young, while historic towns and villages such as Braidwood and Tilba offer unique cultural and lifestyle experiences for visitors and residents. The NSW Government has a new approach to supporting growth and business potential which means all residents of regional NSW will see the benefits of strong economic management. The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walktakes you on an elevated walkway through the canopy of World Heritage rainforest, providing spectacular views from the top of the tower, or for the ultimate scenic experience why not take a hot air balloon flight and enjoy the picturesque landscape at dawn. The South East & Tablelands was home to more than 273,000 people in 2016, extending from the Southern Highlands and Tablelands in the north to the Victorian border in the south. State-wide target: To assist up to 750 young people each year into education, training or employment through Regional VET Pathways. The Port of Eden redevelopment will support tourism industry growth by creating opportunities to accommodate cruise ships and associated industries. We are also trialling On Demand public transport for regional NSW. The famous Chillagoe Cave system is a visitor drawcard, once the site of an ancient coral reef has now eroded over time to spectacular underground caves, high ridges with dramatic, serrated towers and balancing rocks. The Regional VET Pathways initiative supports young people aged 15-19 to find their way into education, training and work with career advice and mentoring to help them pursue their careers. TolgaTolga's foremost attraction is the established fine woodwork gallery, Tolga Woodworks, on the main road.The gallery features exquisitely crafted handmade timber pieces ranging from small spinning tops and bowls to fine furniture. All rights reserved, The Goulburn Lilac City Festival Market is held on the first Saturday of the month (excluding January) with local arts,…, From only seven acres they make a range of wines which have gained numerous awards and which are very popular in the local…, Convoy For Kids Goulburn is a registered charity organisation that raises money to help support kids with cancer or severe…, Yarralaw Springs Wines offers cool climate wines from the Southern Tablelands, just 15 minutes from Goulburn New South…, Sunday sessions at the Goulburn Club is an opportunity to bring an instrument or voice to join a group sharing songs,…. Every weekend there is a market on the Atherton Tablelands.The largest and most popular is the Yungaburra Markets held every fourth Saturday of the month. The Tablelands is a scenic one hour drive west from Cairnsand offers some excellent rainforest activities and a variety of accommodation options. Southern Highlands Events Calendar — 6 Comments Latesha Cassar on 1 April 2015 at 9:58am said: Hello, I would like to request the Berrima Schoolyard Market be added to your website if I may.Our market is on the 4th Sunday of the month, 9-2pm held at Berrima Public School. The renowned Yungaburra Markets takes place on the fourth Saturday of each month and is the largest of all country markets. Goulburn Mulwaree Council will be hosting the McDonald's Country Championships, Southern Pool Carnival, for the Open Men's…, Bitter and Twisted Boutique Beer Festival, Kingsdale Wines - Cellar Door Wine Tastings, Yarralaw Springs Wines - Cellar Door Wine Tasting, Australian Horse Archery Association NSW/ACT Championships, Sneaky Sound System at Lake George Winery, Michael Simic (Mikelangelo) at the Goulburn Club - Great Southern Nights, Cricket NSW McDonald's Country Championships - Southern Pool, By signing up, I have read and agree to the, Destination New South Wales (Corporate site). You can discover rare and beautiful wildlife of the Australian outback at The Mareeba Tropical Savanna and Wetland Reserve, sip coffee at Skybury, walk through the lava tubes at Undara, or get some go kart action on the international Maco Trac. More than $8 million worth of energy efficiency upgrades to 2,800 social housing properties across the state will be implemented. It paints a clear picture of the progress that is happening around you. Charming small townships come alive with weekend country markets, these are a fascinating treat with locals sharing their arts, crafts, music and festivities. There are around 560 known caves, the largest having over 11kms of passages. In 2017, Bega Valley, Eurobodalla and Goulburn Mulwaree local government areas were gazetted as fossicking districts. It is a source for information about the projects we have committed to, that we are building, and that have already been delivered. The ongoing preservation of the natural environment and cultural heritage will help maintain the region’s distinct identity and support the development of eco-tourism opportunities in South East & Tablelands. Famous for the Kuranda Markets which have been a feature of the village for over 30 years, you can choose to travel to Kuranda via two of the region's icons: the Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.