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2015 Winners

1. Major Tourist Attractions

Winner: Sovereign Hill, VIC
SILVER: Port Arthur Historic Site, TAS
BRONZE: Taronga Zoo, NSW


2. Tourist Attractions

Winner: Bruny Island Cruises, TAS
SILVER: Questacon, ACT
BRONZE: Daintree Discovery Centre, QLD


3. Major Festivals and Events

Winner: 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival, VIC
silver: Floriade 2014, ACT
bronze: MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2015, TAS


4. Festivals and Events

Winner: Fun4Kids Festival, VIC
Silver: Boggabri Drovers Campfire, NSW
Bronze: 2015 National Folk Festival, ACT


5. Ecotourism

Winner: The Tasmanian Walking Company, TAS
Silver: Sail Ningaloo – Overnight Sailing Tours, WA
Bronze: Sea Darwin Eco Cruises, NT


6. Cultural Tourism

Winner: Venture North Australia, NT
Silver: Port Arthur Historic Site, TAS
Bronze: Bendigo Tramways, VIC


7. Indigenous Tourism

Winner:Voyages Ayers Rock Resort, NT
Silver: Arakwal Dolphin Dreaming Cape Byron State Conservation Area, NSW
Bronze: Koomal Dreaming, WA


8. Specialised Tourism Services

Winner: Canberra Airport, ACT
Silver: Cruisin’ Motorhomes, TAS
Bronze: Leisure Options, VIC


9. Visitor Information Services

Winner: Alice Springs Visitor Information Centre, VIC
Silver: Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, TAS
bronze: Barossa Visitor Centre, SA


10. Business Event Venue

Winner: The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, TAS
Silver: Alice Springs Convention Centre, NT
Bronze: Chateau Elan at The Vintage, NSW


11. Major Tour and Transport Operators

Winner: Searoad Ferries, VIC
SILVER: Reef Magic Cruises, QLD
BRONZE: ADAMS Pinnacle Tours, WA


12. Tour and Transport Operators

Winner: Top Drop Tours, WA
Silver: Ocean Safari, QLD
Bronze: Uluru Camel Tours, NT


13. Adventure Tourism

Winner: Enchanted Adventure Garden & Tree Surfing, VIC
Silver: Uluru Camel Tours, NT
Bronze: Calypso Star Charters, SA


14. Destination Marketing

Winner: Wine Food Farmgate, VIC
Silver: Australia’s Nature Coast, QLD
Bronze: #RideNorthTas, TAS


15. Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services

Winner: Stillwater at Crittenden, VIC
Silver: AAT Kings Uluru BBQ Dinner, NT
Bronze: Josef Chromy Wines, TAS


16. Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries

Winner: Pizzini Wines Cellar Door, VIC
Silver: Sandalford Wines, WA
Bronze: Margan Wines, NSW


17. Caravan and Holiday Parks

Winner: BIG4 Deniliquin Holiday Park, NSW
Silver: BIG4 Beacon Resort, VIC
Bronze: BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort, QLD


18. Hosted Accommodation

Winner: Curringa Farm Tours and Accommodation, TAS
Silver: HideAway Haven, WA
Bronze:Eldee Station, NSW


19. Unique Accommodation

Winner: Taronga Western Plains Zoo, NSW
Silver: Avalon City Retreat, TAS
Bronze: Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures – The Horizontal Hotel, WA


20. Self Contained Accommodation

Winner: Avalon Coastal Retreat, TAS
Silver: The Frames, SA
Bronze: Aquabelle Apartments, VIC


21. Standard Accommodation

Winner: Moama on Murray Resort, NSW
Silver: Sandpiper Ocean Cottages, TAS
Bronze: Cottesloe Beach Hotel, WA


22. Deluxe Accommodation

Winner: The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, TAS
Silver: The Observatory Port Macquarie, NSW
Bronze: Yondah Beach House, SA


23. Luxury Accommodation

Winner: Drift House, VIC
Silver: Saffire Freycinet, TAS
Bronze: The Playford, SA


24. New Tourism Business

Winner: Pumphouse Point, TAS
Silver: National Anzac Centre, WA
Bronze: Halcyon House, NSW


25. Excellence in Food Tourism

Winner: Green Olive at Red Hill, VIC
SILVER: Farm Gate Market, TAS
BRONZE: The Lake House Denmark – Vinofoods, WA


26. Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism

Winner: The Observatory Port Macquarie, NSW
Silver: The Tasmanian Walking Company, TAS
Bronze: Fun Over 50, QLD


27. Australian Tourism Legend

Winner: Geoff McGeary OAM

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