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Australia Day | Melbourne
21 Gun Salute | Australia DayA annual event on Australia Day each year is the traditional 21 Gun Salute at the Shrine of Remembrance by the 2nd/10th Light Battery to mark Australia Day...
Australia Day 2015On the 26th of January each year we celebrate our National Day, Australia Day in Melbourne and Victoria as the Victorian Government brings you a festive atmosphere with an array of fun activities and free events.
The 26th of January refers to the ..
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Havaianas Thong Challenge 2015Torquay turns it on for Havaianas Australia Day Thong Challenge’s 10th Birthday
Australia’s favourite thong is calling out for Victorians to head to Torquay Beach on Australia Day to help break the world record for the longest line of giant inflat..
Iced Tea Party | LymphoedemaThe Iced Tea Party is a refreshing, fun and easy way to get together with friends this summer and help raise money for lymphoedema!
No need for a heated argument in the boardroom – keep cool this summer and host your Iced Tea Party™ at the office..
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Adventure Kids Festival | Mount HothamFollowing the success of the standalone event in April 2014, the Adventure Kids Festival returns in 2015 as a series of four events, offering children from the ages of four to 12 nature-based adventure activities across a multi-day getaway.
Adventure Park | OpenVictoria’s biggest and most exciting theme park Adventure Park is opening its gates for another supercharged summer!
If you have any questions please call us on (03) 5250 2756
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Circus Latino | MeltonCircus Latino is a dynamic and exciting show that thrills and captivates audiences of all ages.
Featuring talented performers from Argentina and Australia, you will be amazed at our daring aerial acts, marvel at the tricks performed with fire, ho..
TOTEM | Cirque Du SoleilSince its World Premiere in 2010, more than 3 million people across 25 cities worldwide have been mesmerized by the intimacy and beauty of TOTEM, winner of the 2013 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience.
Featuring a cast of 45 acrobat..
Comedy @ Spleen | Monday's FREE!Every Monday, Spleen Bar is the city's free weekly comedy hotspot, with a packed room every week!
In the last year we've had drop in spots from Wil Anderson, Charlie Pickering, Adam Hills, Josh Thomas, Lehmo, Fiona O'Loghlin, Jimeoin, Frank Woodle..
Live Comedy @ Comic's LoungeLive comedy six nights per week.
The Comic's Lounge has live comedy Monday to Saturday with dinner before the show at 7pm and the laughs kick off at 8pm.
The Comic's Lounge is Australia's only 6 night a week live stand up comedy venue hosting ..
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My Summer in Docklands | Video Competition Get recording for your chance to win a holiday to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi!
Bring your camera or phone with video capability and get filming – with a brief to capture Docklands in Summer.
Entry is free and open to all ages with the grand prize bei..
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One of the most celebrated young bands to emerge out of New Zealand’s thriving contemporary musical landscape, brother and sister duo BROODS are coming to Australia this November.
Live @ The ToffLive entertainment every night
@ The Toff,
Swanston St Walk,
The Toff’s stage room hosts the full spectrum of Australian performing arts including music (from pop to country to ensembles), dance, comedy, and theatre, as well as to..
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Australian Open Tennis | Early Bird DiningCelebrate Australian Open Tennis with a sumptuous 2 or 3-course dinner in felt restaurant, walking distance to all the action.
Throughout the Australian Open Tennis Tournament felt restaurant, located within the elegant surrounds of Hotel Lindrum,..
Australian Open with a Buffet Breakfast Enjoy a traditional Australian full buffet breakfast at Alice’s Restaurant.
Buffet includes: Variety of sliced breads, mini pastries, fruits, cereals, yoghurt, bircher muesli, bacon, sausages, eggs, tomatoes, baked beans, pancakes, hash browns, fr..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
13 Frames of Mind - Photography ExhibitionCATC Design School (Melbourne Campus) is proud to announce the forthcoming photography exhibition
13 Frames of Mind
Opening: 6pm Thursday 11 December 2014
Venue: CATC Design School, 595 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Vic
Albert Tucker and the Mystery of H. D.13 September 2014 - 15 February 2015
After being told that the paintings had belonged to Professor Alfred Henry Tipper, Tucker traced Tipper’s last place of residence, where he found a further three paintings in the showman’s old cart in the back ..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
Art Aquarium | Sea Life Melbourne AquariumArt Aquarium makes a splash this Summer!
This Summer, see hundreds amazing tropical fish, then bring your own ideas to life in the amazing Art Aquarium – Melbourne’s biggest and newest interactive experience, only at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium . ..
Bohemian MelbourneArtist, rebel, hippie, hipster?
Revealing Melbourne’s enduring counter-cultures, Bohemian Melbourne celebrates a who’s who of creative free spirits through their art and the bohemian legacy that has shaped the character of this city.
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AusFest 2015 | Australia Day Cider FestivalAusFest 2015
Craft Cider & Beer Festival
Australia Day MONDAY 26th January
Purchase your $28 Ticket & Recieve
Your own Personal Stein for the day filled on entry with any one of
our 27 Craft Ciders or Beers on tap
Slow cooked ..
Festival of Sails 2015Since 1844, the Festival of Sails has played a key part in the Victorian and Australian yachting calendar. Highly competitive and diverse, the event caters to all levels of sailing from high performance racing machines to family cruisers.
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Films | Festivals & Showing
ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | OpenAustralian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) located at the heart of Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square presents a vibrant annual calendar of award-winning exhibitions, films, talks, live events, creative workshops, education programs and collecti..
Shadow Electric Open-Air Cinema | Program 2015Open-air Cinema & Bandroom, Abbotsford Convent
Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense
What We Do In The Shadows
What We Do In The Shadows
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Aus Day Fun Run 2015Organised by volunteers from local sporting and community groups, this event is held in conjunction with the Mornington Peninsula Shire to complement the activities held along the foreshore each year.
Catering for a wide range of competitors the A..
High Tea & Traditional Tea
Afternoon Tea at the WindsorThe Hotel Windsor in Melbourne has been serving traditional afternoon tea since 1883.
Our 5 star hotel in Melbourne serves its famous afternoon tea to your table on a three-tiered silver stand and consists of exquisite French pastries and finger s..
High Tea @ Park Hyatt MelbourneIf you are wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of our busy city centre, take a leisurely stroll up through the Paris End of Melbourne to the luxurious Park Hyatt for their delicious High Tea. The Park Hyatt boasts the largest hotel room accommod..
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Historical Locations & Tours
Cooks' Cottage | Open & ToursCooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook discoverer of Australia.
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Cooks' Cottage is not open Christmas Day.
Last visitor admitted 4...
Cooper's Settlement | OpenCooper's Settlement is open 7 days a week all year round.
Cooper's Settlement is located within the largest park in the Northern suburbs Bundoora Park.
When you visit the Settlement you can experience a variety of activities that children will ..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
Brunswick MarketWalk into 661 Sydney Road and walk into another experience that is hidden from the street – BRUNSWICK MARKET - a range of fresh food and products opens up to you as you browse the aisles, including:
-:- fresh meat, chicken, fish;
-:- a mini sup..
Port Albert MarketPort Albert holds a Make it, Bake it, Grow it & Collectibles market.
Around 25 stalls at Port Albert Hall catered by the Hall committee.
Port Albert is an easy 2 hours drive from Melbourne via the South Gippsland Highway and equally accessible ..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
CERES Organic Food & Craft MarketThe CERES organic Market and Grocery and Coffee stall are now open 7 days a week.
We have live, local bands every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday mornings between 9-12. The craft market is on every Saturday morning and, coming soon, Sunday morning..
Little Saigon MarketFROM the freshly pressed sugar cane juice to the still-crawling crabs, Footscray’s Little Saigon Market (pictured) delivers an energising, distinctively Vietnamese shopping experience. You will find mountains of produce, with some stalls offering tas..
All in a Day's WorkThe collection over 8,000 items gathered from companies hospitals donations and exchanged with other anaesthetic collections.
After a six month closure for relocation and redevelopment of the exhibition, the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic Hi..
ANZ Banking MuseumThe ANZ Banking Museum is housed in the lower ground floor of the 'Gothic Bank' at 380 Collins Street, Melbourne.
It was first opened in May 1985 to commemorate the 15Oth anniversary of the granting of a Royal Charter to the Bank of Australasia, ..
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Government House Open Day 2015To celebrate Australia Day, the Governor of Victoria invites all citizens of Victoria and visitors to the State to visit Government House, one of Australia’s finest buildings on Australia Day.
Visitors will be able to view the State Apartments, Pr..
ABBAR | Midsumma Australia Day WeekendABBAR | MIDSUMMA FESTIVAL 24/25/26 JAN (Aus Day Weekend)
SAT 24 JAN join us for our party 'DANCING QUEEN'
A 'camp' as night with drag and ABBA inspired performances and all your favourite anthems with our favourite DJ - Argonaut playing till 3a..
Performing Arts | Theatre
AdolescentMichael Griffiths isn’t going to let turning 40 stop his prolonged adolescence.
His REALLY prolonged adolescence. In his new cabaret Griffiths recalls falling in love, why he can’t go ten pin bowling and how touring in jukebox musicals has happi..
Affluenza in Midsumma'Highly entertaining... a stunning voice'
'Hannagan's writing is superb'
'Leaves you in awe'
In Affluenza Will Hannagan transforms from kale-crunching North Fitzroy twat to Hollywood golden boy gone b..
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Cupcake Central | Pop Up Bar Cupcake Central in collaboration with N2 Extreme Gelato is hosting a Pop Up Bar at Melbourne Central for the Summertime. Bringing to you unique nitrogen gelato cupcake creations that will leave your mouth watering.
We will be sticking around unt..
Australia Day | Public Holiday 2015The next Public Holiday in Victoria is..
Australia Day - Monday 26 January 2015 Public Holiday
2015 Victorian Public Holidays
Victoria celebrates the following holidays and long weekends:
All public holidays are accurate at the time ..
Grow It LocalGrow It Local is a project that celebrates backyard, balcony, community and windowsill food farming.
The only thing better than growing your own food is eating it, and having a Top Melbourne chef cook it up for you is the sweetest carrot of all.
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NGV Summer SaleThe NGV design store at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia is hosting a once-in-a-lifetime Summer Sale with 50% OFF EVERYTHING IN STORE (75% off for NGV Members) for 4 days only from 23-26 January, 10am-5pm.
*NO FUTHER DISCOUNTS APPLY. IN STORE..
Shopping Tour Gift Certificates | Gift It NowWhat a great gift idea..
A gift certificate for a Melbourne Shopping Tour.
The recipient will enjoy a great day of bargain shopping, with up to 55% off retail prices.
Just choose the gift certificate value that you want to purchase and tel..
Eureka Skydeck 88 | OpenCreated to reach for the sky nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere's highest viewing platform.
Skydeck 88 is the only observation deck in the world that can thrill ..
Federation Square | OpenFederation Square never closes
Melbourne's most prominent meeting place and unique cultural precinct brings together a creative mix of attractions museums and galleries and the finest of dining with its many restaurants cafes and bars.
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AFC Asian Cup 2015The 16th AFC Asian Cup will be hosted by Australia from 9 to 31 January 2015.
Five cities will host 32 world class football matches over 23 days, culminating with a Final played in Sydney on 31 January 2015.
Australia VS Kuwait
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Audience Required | TV ShowsTelevision shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne...
Join the audience of the following television shows:
ABC - not at present
Channel 7 - not at present
Channel 9 - not at present
- 7pm The Project
- Family Feud..
Australian Open | Channel 7 CoverageWatch all the action of the Australian Open includinng the men's and women's finals, live and free on Channel 7.
Comprehensive coverage of the Australian Open, Asia-Pacific Grand Slam where the biggest names in tennis clash for the first major of..
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Carlton & United Brewery TourCome behind the scenes at the home of Australia's favourite beers - Carlton Draught, VB, Pure Blonde, Foster's and more...
Join our friendly guides for a fun and interactive tour of the country's largest brewery, where you can see how over 2 mill..
Geelong Gaol Ghost TourGeelong Gaol is one of Australia's most intact 19th Century convict prisons. A 4 story behemoth, it housed a host of convicts, murderers and lunatics under extreme conditions. Four men were executed and one buried within its walls. It is the site of ..
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FAME TriviaFAME Trivia runs trivia nights Monday through Thursday full of questions, music and audience participation that creates a competitive and fun-filled environment.
Mondays Time Host
Arcadia Hotel, South Yarra 8:00 PM Louise Crawford
Funky Bunch Trivia @ The HawthornEvery Monday night at The Hawthorn Hotel.
Who said Monday nights had to be boring? Come and test your knowledge while having a drink with friends!
Monday’s also mean Parmageddon - a choice of 10 different Parma toppings every Monday from 6-9pm ..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
With One Voice | Creativity AustraliaNo matter what age you are or what language you speak, singing offers opportunities to learn, grow, and express who you are. Share the joy of song at your local With One Voice choir.
There are no auditions – everyone is welcome! Rehearsals are led..
Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
AllSportz | Sport Camp School Holiday ProgramIts the most fun your child can have in one day!
Designed for the serious and not so serious sport star.
Runs every day of the Victoria School Holidays
9am-1pm - $40 (4 hours), 9am-3pm - $50 (6 hours)
All Professional Accredited Coac..
Bentleigh Calisthenics EnrolmentsBentleigh Calisthenics College is accepting enrolments for 2015 now.
We have places available in all age groups.
Ages 3 – 99 years
NEW STUDENTS WELCOME
Bentleigh Uniting Church Hall
497 Centre Road Bentleigh
To register your interest please..
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Ballarat Wildlife ParkThe Ballarat Wildlife Park is the brainchild and dream of Mr Greg Parker who moved to Ballarat to open his own Wildlife Park based upon his love of Australian native animals and reptiles and his extensive experience in the zoo industry. The Park open..
Collingwood Children's Farm | OpenSituated on 7 hectares of land just 4 kms from Melbourne’s CBD the Collingwood Children’s Farm provides a unique educational and fun country experience for city folk.
Family Day - First Sunday of each Month
Farmers' Market - Second Saturday of e..
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