Maroon Festival is proudly brought to you by Queensland Rugby League and would not be possible without our partners

The Star Entertainment Group is a leading owner and operator of integrated resorts and casinos in Australia. Established only four years ago with a clear focus and a specialist management team to optimise its casino and resort assets, The Star Entertainment Group has already enjoyed considerable success.

The Star Entertainment Group owns and operates Treasury Brisbane, The Star Gold Coast and The Star Sydney. The Star Entertainment Group also manages the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on behalf of the Queensland Government.

The Queensland Government is proud to support the inaugural 2017 Maroon Festival as Major Partner.
Sport contributes to a feeling of community and has the power to provide a great opportunity to reinforce our State pride and generous Queensland spirit.
The Queensland Government is committed to improving community relations across the State and welcomes an event that encourages people to come together to celebrate everything it means to be a Queenslander, ahead of Queensland Day on 6 June.

With 16 teams across Australia and New Zealand, the National Rugby League runs the world’s premier rugby league competition. Between the NRL Telstra Premiership attracting more than 3 million people to games each season and the Holden State of Origin Series ranking as the highest-rating TV program in Australia, the NRL is committed to providing quality sports entertainment.

The NRL also proudly provides support to communities to deliver programs, messages of health and education while also promoting inclusiveness and diversity. As a proud supporter, the NRL will be on site to deliver activations to further promote the messages of the Maroon Festival.

Suncorp is a proud Major Partner of the XXXX Maroons State of Origin team.

We have a long history of supporting rugby league in Queensland and are excited to support the inaugural Maroon Festival, celebrating the best of rugby league and Queensland.

Our partnership with the QRL has helped foster young talent and deliver lasting benefits to communities across the state.


At XXXX, we’ve been brewing beers for Queenslanders for more than 135 years and our brewers are just as passionate about the beers they brew today as they were back in 1878. Today, XXXX Gold is by far and wide the most sought-after beer in Queensland and our other beers such as XXXX Summer Bright Lager, XXXX Bitter and XXXX Gold Australian Pale Ale continue to be enjoyed by so many people across the state.

As well as brewing beer, we’ve been a part of and supported communities and organisations from Cairns to Coolangatta, Brisbane to Birdsville (and everywhere in between) for decades. We love nothing more than getting people together over a beer – whether it’s for a post-match celebration or helping a local charity collect much-needed funds.

Ice Break, born in Queensland in 1996 and loved by Queenslanders ever since.

Nothing helps Queenslanders start their day stronger than Ice Break.

It’s real coffee, ice cold. With two shots of coffee in our regular strength and three shots of coffee in our extra shot, a Bring It On approach to life is ensured.


With a string of innovative ways to keep listeners hooked, Nova 106.9 can lay claim to being Brisbane’s favourite radio station.

From their unforgettable promotion of launching their breakfast team into space (as bobble-heads), Nova 106.9 has earned its 556,000 loyal listeners through sheer weight of radio personality.

Adding to their list of partnerships, including Holden State of Origin and Brisbane Broncos, Nova 106.9 has joined Maroon Festival in its inaugural year as an official FM partner.

Channel Nine is a long-time supporter of the Queensland Rugby League and have now become an official partner for the inaugural year of Maroon Festival.

As the free-to-air broadcaster of the National Rugby League and Holden State of Origin Series, Channel Nine will provide live coverage of Game I of the 2017 Holden State of Origin series via a live site at Maroon Festival.

Channel Nine on-air talent will be involved in the lead-up to the event and during Maroon Festival itself.

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The Courier-Mail, along with The Sunday Mail, is dedicated to delivering the latest news from around the state, nation and world as well as information and entertainment for Queenslanders. With in-depth sections and detailed analysis from experienced journalists, The Courier-Mail provides readers with the essential background and updates to areas of interest.

In 2017, The Courier-Mail and The Sunday Mail have joined Maroon Festival as an official partner to provide editorial support to drive community engagement and interest in the inaugural event.

Triple M is the most iconic radio brand in the country. As Australia’s home of rock, sport and comedy, only Triple M has been rocking the airwaves for over 35 years.
With the best on air shows that feature legendary Brisbane talent, there’s only one station that brings you everything happening in Brisbane, and everything else that’s important from around the country. Wake up from 5.30am each morning with Marto, Robin Bailey & Ed Kavalee for breakfast, and in the afternoon catch The Luke Bradnam Show with Libby Trickett and Dobbo for the drive home. There’s only one station for all that and more!
There’s only one Triple M.


The PGA of Australia is the second-oldest professional golf association in the world. The PGA’s mission and vision is to promote and grow the game of golf at all levels and provide our current and future PGA members with the opportunity to maximise their career potential.

The PGA represents more than 2600 PGA professionals, consisting of highly skilled club-based professionals, coaches, world-ranked tour players, major winners and PGA trainees. The organisation coordinates tournament and events, manages nationally accredited education programs, and is an integral part of the world golfing landscape.

Vibrant culture and unbeatable outdoors, Brisbane knows how to show visitors and locals a great time. The city is full of adventure and surprises – bustling neighborhoods, superb galleries, boutique shopping, cultural festivals and a thriving culinary scene. Soak up city views as you abseil down the cliffs; hop between our local breweries; savor the taste of an iconic Moreton Bay bug; swill coffee and cognac in a hidden laneway; or swap the café for a campfire and go on your very own island retreat.

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Stage and Screen Travel Services has proudly looked after the travel for Queensland Rugby League for four years. Part of Flight Centre Travel Group, we live and breathe sports and entertainment travel and are thrilled to be a partner of the inaugural Maroon Festival.

As the travel managers for the XXXX Queensland Maroons for Holden State of Origin, the Intrust Super Cup, as well as team and corporate travel under the Queensland Rugby League, we couldn’t be more excited to see such a great link between sports and Queensland.

At Zen Catering, we pride ourselves on our reputation as a quality operator, delivering seamless event experiences and building long-lasting trusted partnerships.

A leader in the Brisbane catering scene since 2006, our family owned and operated company has grown and developed into Brisbane’s most highly regarded catering company. From formal or relaxed sit down dining to delicious and stylish cocktail canapes, Zen Catering offers a broad range of menus to suit any occasion.
Zen Catering will bring a professional and polished approach with a creative edge to your corporate event, private function or wedding celebration in Brisbane, ensuring your event will be remembered for years to come.