Have a whale of a time!

Make sure you see these beautiful creatures as they travel along our coast!

Pavel went on a whale watching cruise in Moreton Bay and got to see a playful mother and her calf swim alongside the boat. Don’t miss the opportunity to see these amazing animals while they are here.

21 different nationalities at GV Brisbane

GV Brisbane has students from 21 different countries here at the moment!

In your classes, you’ll find students from Brazil, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, India, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela.

Please make the most of this international enviroment and stick to the English Only policy!

World Cup Qualifier!

2010 FIFA WORLD CUP ASIAN QUALIFIERS – ROUND 4

Australia will take on the gulf nation of Qatar as part of their next steps in qualification to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. With Bahrain, Uzbekistan and Japan also in Australia’s group, the team will be out to secure all 3 points in this vital home match as a top two placing in their group assures us a place in South Africa. Don’t miss your opportunity to lend your voice to support our team.

Wednesday 15 October (Kick-off 7.30pm)

You can buy tickets for around $52 from Ticketek.com

Binna Burra Wildlife Trip

Want to see some Australian Wildlife? Why not visit Binna Burra?!

Binna Burra is surrounded by the Lamington National Park approximately 75 km south of Brisbane. It is a part of the World Heritage site, “Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves.

Tomo and some other students went last weekend and got to see some great wildlife including Kangaroos and Koalas, as well as some of the most impressive bushland in Queensland.

If you would like to go to Binna Burra, please see Robyn to find out when the tour is running again.

Queensland Multicultural Festival 2008 – 12 October 2008

Now in its fifth year, the Queensland Multicultural Festival is Queensland’s largest, free, one-day community event.

This year’s diverse range of entertainment includes five performance stages, 40 international food stalls, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities and guest appearances by Queensland Roar players.

Canadian music doyen Harry Manx will headline this year’s festival with a hypnotic live show that captures a vibrant and unique blend of Mississippi Delta Blues and Indian ragas. Queensland sensations Katie Noonan and Doch will also perform.

Roma Street Parklands – Sunday 12 October 2008, 10 am – 8 pm

Student Barbecue!

Last Friday, our French students organised a barbecue for all GV students!

Everyone met at the Roma Street Parklands for football, rugby and a barbecue (and of course some drinks!). When the day turned into night, the party continued and a great time was had by all.

Everyone had such a good time that they have decided to meet again this week on Friday for more football action so make sure you join in the fun!

Feel like doing some shopping?

The Valley Markets are a Brisbane Icon and are open every weekend.

Every weekend it is home to emerging fashion designers. A place to find jewellery, fabulous handmade accessories and artwork.

You can unwind with a massage or visit one of the Market’s renowned clairvoyants and card readers. Chinatown is where you will find a unique range of clothing, accessories and giftware. You can enjoy a massage on this side of the market also. Chinatown Mall also hosts various Asian cultural events throughout the year.

Saturday/Sunday: 8am – 4pm

Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley

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