There will also be vintage car and motorbike displays and a dedicated kids zone. Ironman Australia has been goingng strong since 1985, and this year will take place in Port Macquarie, putting competitors through a gruelling swim in the Hastings River, a ride snaking past the Pacific Ocean and a run through the centre of the mid-north coast t town. This year it’s being held in conjunction with Ironman 70.3, one of the biggest triathlon events in the Asia-Pacific. Port Macquarie; May 7, free for spectators,ctators, ap.ironman.com heck out the best surfers aged 18 and under when the series hits Kiama to give local surfers a chance at trying for a spot in the World Surf League Junior Championships next year. Kiama is stop five of seven for the national junior qualifying series, which started in January at Bells Beach, Victoria and will finish up in the Gold Coast in May. Up and comers will also have the chance for mentoring by event ambassadors Joel Parkinson and Laura Enever through the event. Subway Pro Junior, Subway Pro Junior, Kiama; today and tomorrow, worldsurfleague.com Kirra-Belle Olsson of Avoca.