Festival Director Marion Roubos-Bennett welcomes guests to the opening of Festival 2016.
The opening was held in the Festival Hub Marquee.
Tim Fischer AC gives the opening address, Tango in Travel and Travel Writing: Bhutan to Batemans Bay!
Opening address is followed by a fun debate, Pictures Speak Louder than Words. Moderated by Paul Brunton OAM.
Festival-goers enjoy the opening event
And vote for the winning team in the debate.