Tourism Noosa Board

Steve McPharlin

Steve McPharlin

Tourism Noosa Chairman, Area Manager for the Mantra Group - Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas

Currently General Manager of Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas and Area Manager of The Mantra Group, Steve has been living in Noosa since 2008 with his wife and two ch...

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Elizabeth Reynolds

Elizabeth Reynolds LLB

Tourism Noosa Deputy Chairman

Elizabeth has been a Tourism Noosa Director since 2011. She is a barrister and solicitor, qualified and practised in commercial and corporate law in New Zealand, Londo...

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Drew Pearson

Drew Pearson

Tourism Noosa Board Director, owner Halse Lodge Guest House

Drew was elected to the Tourism Noosa Board in 2013. He operates the national award-winning Halse Lodge Guest House, a backpacker hostel, restaurant and bar near Hasti...

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Judi Lalor

Judi Lalor

Tourism Noosa Board Director, partner Firstpoint Marketing & Communications

Judi has been developing strategies, plans, concepts and ideas for businesses and government at all levels in regional, metro and international arenas for more than tw...

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Wade Batty

WADE BATTY

TOURISM NOOSA BOARD DIRECTOR, GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR – THE DISCOVERY GROUP

Wade has previously contributed as a Director of Tourism Noosa (2008-2011) and was heavily involved in the regional restructure of tourism on the Sunshine Coast. Wade ...

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Erina Kilmore

Erina Kilmore

TOURISM NOOSA BOARD DIRECTOR, DIRECTOR OF SALES AT AUSTRALIA ZOO

Erina brings a strong background in marketing to the Tourism Noosa Board, as the Director of Sales at Australia Zoo. Her marketing experience includes digital marketin...

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Mark Wilkinson

Mark Wilkinson

Tourism Noosa Board Director, General Manager of Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort


Mark was recently appointed General Manager of Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort which has been a fixture of Noosa’s tourism scene for many years. The resort,&...

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Richard Stephens

Richard Stephens

Tourism Noosa Board Director, owner of Accom Noosa, Fairshore Noosa, Noosa International Resort

Richard, together with his wife Trisha currently own and operate Accom Noosa, Fairshore Noosa and Noosa International Resort.

Before arriving in Noosa in ...

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Darren McClenaghan

Darren McClenaghan

Tourism Noosa Board Director, Manager of RACV Noosa Resort

Darren has been the Resort Manager of RACV Noosa Resort since 2010 and proudly leads a team of 180 staff. The resort has been inducted into the Queensland Touri...

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Michelle Mason

Michelle Mason

Tourism Noosa Board Director, Director of Social Tap

Michelle was appointed to the Tourism Noosa Board in 2017, and brings extensive experience in strategy, customer experience, marketing and sales across a variet...

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Nick Heath

Nick Heath

Tourism Noosa Director, President of the Australian Marine Conservation Society

Nick grew up on the back deck of a tourism boat. After a successful business career, he sought ways to protect the nature that sustains tourism.

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Cr Frank Wilkie

Cr Frank Wilkie

Tourism Noosa Board Director, Noosa Shire Councillor

Cr Frank Wilkie has been Noosa Shire Council's observer to the Tourism Noosa Board since 2014. His special areas of interest are community engagement, creative industr...

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Runaway to Noosa and lap up new marathon event

Runaway to Noosa and lap up new marathon event

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Before the word ‘marathon’ scares you off, there’s everything from a 5km fun run (or walk) to a 10km run and other distances – even a kids’ run – at the inaugural Runaway Noosa Marathon on Saturday 26 May. Or come for the ocean swim events on Sunday, watch the action from the sidelines or join in the fun of Festival Village.

Your ultimate guide to Noosa Food & Wine 2018

Your ultimate guide to Noosa Food & Wine 2018

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Food, wine, beer, celebrity chefs, cocktails, live music, yoga, masterclasses, sunsets and beach parties … we’ve got you covered at the Noosa Food & Wine Festival from 17-20 May.

Celebrate the coffee bean at Junction Java

Celebrate the coffee bean at Junction Java

Visit Noosa

​It's Noosa’s first coffee festival - it's time to celebrate the coffee bean at the Noosa Junction Java Festival this Saturday 19 May!

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