Associates' Program

  • Thursday 11 - Saturday 13 August

A special part of the PSA ASC is the warm welcome extended to partners and friends. It also provides a fantastic opportunity to showcase the region.

Sarina Sugar Shed

  • Thursday 11 August
  • Day tour, including lunch

Sarina Sugar Shed is a unique miniature working sugar mill and distillery - the only one of its kind in Australia.

Enjoy an interactive tour of the mill and sample some of their produce including award-winning ginger beer, spirts and liqueurs, ice cream, and chutneys. Following the tour, it's lunch at Sarina Beach - a beautifully calm beach, home to nesting turtles.

The multi-award winning Sarina Sugar Shed is one of the Mackay region’s most enjoyable attractions.

Eungella National Park

  • Friday 12 August
  • Further details including schedule will be available soon

Travel west from Mackay through hectares of cane fields to the beautiful Finch Hatton Gorge - Eungella National Park - Australia’s longest continuous stretch of sub-tropical rainforest. Marvel at the lush flora and volcanic boulders on our hike to Araluen Falls (1.6km) where you can take a refreshing dip below the falls or relax in nature and take in the spectacular views. To top off the day, we then make our way back down the gorge and stop in at Pinnacle Pub - famous for their ‘Pinnacle Pie’ - a must try for lunch...

Sunrise with the Wallabies - Cape Hillsborough

  • Saturday 13 August
  • Sunrise until midday
Sunrise with the Wallabies Tour is one of Australia's iconic wildlife experiences, where Eastern Grey Kangaroos and Agile Wallabies come onto the beach to feed on mangrove seed pods. Such a wonderful opportunity to capture a magical moment of sunrise on the beach, and reflect on our role in looking after Australia's natural beauty.  Set in beautiful Cape Hillsborough, rich in history and culture, this magical experience will leave you transformed.