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View Event: Factory Direct Open Day Sale | 1 Day Only
Factory Direct Open Day Sale | 1 Day Only
We are having a garage sale at the factory, 27 Roberna Street Moorabbin. Starts at 10 am and runs to 3 pm. Great for Christmas gifts and nic nacs. Finish dishwashing tablets Snoring breathing Puppy toys. Kids ride on suitcases. 3D Puzzles .. More..

View Event: Lady ZaZa Sings Taboos
Lady ZaZa Sings Taboos
Multi Award winning comedian and cabaret bad girl Zara sings about the things you shouldn’t say and says many of the things you probably shouldn’t sing… Lady Za Za Sings Taboos is a D-lectable evening of outrageous honesty and hilarity…because Tru.. More..

View Event: Batman Market
Batman Market
Introducing Batman Market - a multicultural food and crafts market located behind an abandoned textiles factory in Coburg! Enjoy an array of: ~ global cuisine & baked goods; ~ fresh fruits & vegetables; ~ handmade crafts & plants; ~ clothing.. More..

View Event: Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
WITNESS IMPOSSIBLE OCCURRENCES, ONE OF MELBOURNE’S MOST EXCLUSIVE ATTRACTIONS. Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and amazes with astounding displays of magic, illusion and mind reading. The performance blends elegance and astonishment .. More..




Today | Monday 20th October 2014..

Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne

Book | Launch Signings & Readings

 
View Event: Beautiful Food by Jody Vassallo | Book Launch

Jody Vassallo is one of the new wave of Australian cookbook authors presenting beautiful and healthy food and we’re very excited to be having an evening of conversation and tastes with Jody on Monday the 20th to celebrate the launch of her new book B.. More..
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Charity | Fundraisers

 
View Event: Designer Charity Auction | Pink Ribbon Day

Sealy Posturepedic & Cancer Council’s Pink Ribbon partner with six leading designers for limited edition beds auction Sealy Posturepedic and Cancer Council Australia are launching a major fundraising initiative for Pink Ribbon Day (Monday 27th Oct.. More..
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View Event: Girls Night In | Cancer Council

Join the 50,000 Victorian women attending a Girls Night In this October and turn a get together with the girls into a powerful fundraiser for Cancer Council Victoria to support women facing cancer. Girls Night In is a great excuse to spend time wi.. More..
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Children | Family

 
View Event: Avenel Maze | Open

Avenel is a very different maze to those of England’s Hampton Court or France’s Palace of Versailles. For one thing it is set in a stunning Australian landscape overlooking through gum trees filled with cockatoos magpies and parrots the hazy Goulburn.. More..
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View Event: Bundoora Park | Open

Bundoora Park is Melbourne’s most diverse park providing a wealth of activities and experiences for the whole family. Cooper's Settlement Cooper's Settlement is located in Bundoora Park - 15 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. When yo.. More..
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Circus

 
View Event: Circus Latino | Burnside

Circus 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.. More..
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View Event: Circus Royale | Victoria

Circus Royale is a totally professional traditional circus staged in a luxury tent featuring International circus stars. High wire walkers, swing trapeze, clowns, acrobats, sabateco dancers, drummers, jugglers, contortion. A total of 6 humane ani.. More..
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Comedy & Magic

 
View Event: 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.. More..
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View Event: Live Comedy @ Comic's Lounge

Live 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 .. More..
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Competitions & Prizes

 
View Event: Maritime Art Awards & Exhibition

Since 2002 the Mission to Seafarers Victoria maritime art prize has exhibited the work of over 700 artists and fast become recognised as Australia’s leading maritime art award. Prize money awarded to date has exceeded $129,000 and the organisatio.. More..
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View Event: Minecraft Competition

The Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) is giving 18 year olds and under a chance to participate in one of Australia’s freshest latest hottest competition, a chance to play Minecraft, and win prizes! Minecraft users, or “want to be”.. More..
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Concerts | Music

 
View Event: Live @ The Toff

Live entertainment every night @ The Toff, Swanston St Walk, Melbourne. 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.. More..
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View Event: Live Jazz @ Bennetts Lane

Bennetts Lane Jazz Club in the heart of central Melbourne is open every night from 8:30pm. Gigs normally start at 9:00pm weeknights and 9:30pm on weekends. View Whats Live @ Bennetts Lane .. More..
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Culinary | Wine & Dining

 
View Event: A Little Lamb

This October, enjoy the flavours of quality seasonal produce with Head Chef Adam Smith’s slow cooked lamb shoulder. Braised Tarwin River lamb with parmesan gnocchi, roasted cherry tomatoes, black olives and fresh herbs. Matched with a glass of .. More..
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View Event: Coombe | Cellar Door

You can enjoy our delicious, estate grown Coombe Farm wines among the vines at the ‘Farm’ cellar door or as part of the full gourmet experience at Coombe – The Melba Estate. The Coombe Farm wine brand was established in 2002, the ‘Farm’ cellar doo.. More..
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Dance & Ballet

 
View Event: Complexity of Belonging

One of Europe’s most important theatrical voices, German writer and director Falk Richter combines forces with Chunky Move, Melbourne Theatre Company and Melbourne Festival for this international co-production. Exploring identity in the age of soc.. More..
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View Event: Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake From Oct 16th 2014 Firmly crowned as a modern day classic, Matthew Bourne’s powerful, provocative and totally original interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake turned tradition upside down and took the dance world by s.. More..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo

 
View Event: 1st View | Guy Morgan

8 – 25 October, 2014 Guy Morgan FIRST VIEW Prize-winner’s first Melbourne solo… As the winner of the 2014 “WHO is LOOKING at YOU; Cambridge Studio Gallery’s Portrait Prize”, Guy Morgan’s award is a solo exhibition, which will be his first in Me.. More..
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View Event: 7 vs 9 | Isabelle Sully and Lewis Fidock

7 vs 9 Isabelle Sully and Lewis Fidock 10th Oct 2014 – 6th Nov 2014 · West Space · Opening: Thursday 9 October 2014, 6-8pm. Artist Talk: Thursday 6 November 2014, 5:30-6:30pm. We are persons who dwell on the opposite side of the globe making.. More..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch

 
View Event: Australis Apartments | Grand Opening

Join Central Equity to celebrate AUSTRALIS Grand Opening at our on-site display centre. Enjoy free gourmet food, barista coffee, live music and win instant prizes throughout October 18 - 26. Preview our new display centre at upcoming Grand Opening.. More..
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View Event: Boisterous Beginnings: Doctors in the Port Phillip District

Surgeon George Bass, Matthew Flinders’ close friend, had visited what became Victoria when he landed in Western Port Bay in 1798 but it was not until settlement in the 1830s that doctors began their work in what was then known as the Port Phillip Dis.. More..
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Festivals | Fairs

 
View Event: Melbourne Festival 2014

The 2014 Melbourne Festival has been announced. Running from 10-26 October the Festival encompasses dance, circus, theatre, contemporary and classical music, visual arts, film and more. Highlights of this year’s Festival include an Australian excl.. More..
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View Event: National Trust Garden Festival

Calling all Victorian foodies, ‘wanna-be chefs’, green thumbs and garden gurus - the National Trust has over 30 spectacular events lined up for our first-ever garden festival at Rippon Lea House & Gardens. From garden tours to swing dances to fam.. More..
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Films | Festivals & Showing

 
View Event: ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | Open

Australian 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.. More..
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View Event: Greek Film Festival 2014

The 21st Greek Film Festival with screenings of some of the best new films from the Hellenic republic. Highlights include Pantelis Voulgaris’ World War II drama, Little England and oddball comedy. Take a look at the trailer for the Delphi Bank.. More..
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Fitness & Fun Events

 
View Event: Free Fitness @ Fed Square

The Healthy Lifestyle Lounge has partnered up with Federation Square, to utilise their premises to offer FREE outdoor training sessions three times a week! The training is specifically tailored for all levels of fitness, all ages and sizes and hel.. More..
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View Event: Women's Only Exercise Classes

Montmorency | Exercise classes for women, specialising in pregnancy and post natal exercise. Every Monday and Thursday, 10am mishfit philosophy: mishfit is a personal training service that educates and provides safe exercise care to women w.. More..
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Group | Club Meetings

 
View Event: Australian Delphi User Group

The Melbourne meetings of the Australian Delphi User Group are held on the third Monday of each month at the Royal Society's hall at 8 La Trobe Street, Melbourne. The Delphi programming environment is one of Borland's most successful products, wit.. More..
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High Tea & Traditional Tea

 
View Event: Afternoon Tea at the Windsor

The Hotel Windsor has served traditional afternoon tea since 1883. Our 5 star hotel in Melbourne serves the famous afternoon tea to your table on a three-tiered silver stand and consists of freshly baked scones with jam and cream, exquisite pastri.. More..
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View Event: Grand Afternoon Tea

A traditional Grand Afternoon Tea is served daily at Grand Hyatt Melbourne a la carte on Monday – Thursday (2.30pm – 5pm) at $35pp. Grand Afternoon Tea (PDF) On Friday and the weekends, an extended dessert buffet with an incredible array of pa.. More..
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Historical Locations & Tours

 
View Event: Blood on the Southern Cross

Still the Hottest Show in Town! ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ is an explosive multi-million dollar sound-and-light show like nothing you’ve ever seen before! The story of the Eureka Rebellion, a dramatic battle between gold miners and Governmen.. More..
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View Event: Cooks' Cottage | Open & Tours

Cooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook discoverer of Australia. Opening hours Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm Cooks' Cottage is not open Christmas Day. Last visitor admitted 4... More..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General

 
View Event: Brunswick Market

Walk 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.. More..
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View Event: Whittlesea Monday Market

Whittlesea Market operating every Monday. Find around 100 stalls offering a large variety of trash and treasure fare, great bargains as well as fruit, vegetables and a weekly poultry auction. Lots of stallholders Great bargains Operating .. More..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce

 
View Event: CERES Organic Food & Craft Market

The 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.. More..
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View Event: Little Saigon Market

FROM 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.. More..
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Museum & Science

 
View Event: All in a Day's Work

The 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.. More..
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View Event: ANZ Banking Museum

The 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, .. More..
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Performing Arts | Theatre

 
View Event: Bonnie and Clyde

When Bonnie and Clyde meet, their mutual cravings for excitement and fame immediately set them on a mission to chase their dreams. Their bold and reckless behaviour turns the young lovers’ thrilling adventure into a downward spiral, putting thems.. More..
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View Event: Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday

Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday interrogates and celebrates different perspectives on life: some looking forward and some looking back. Scripted from intimate real-life conversations with people approaching their 18th or 80th birthdays, this document.. More..
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Pop-Up Shops

 
View Event: Millinery Pop Up Shop

Get spring racing ready at The Millinery Association of Australia Pop-up Shop at Melbourne Central. The pop-up shop will showcase the handcrafted designs of 28 of Australia’s best milliners, making the search for the perfect headpiece this racing sea.. More..
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Public Awareness

 
View Event: Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2014

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Show your true colours and (heart) pink this October National Breast Cancer Foundation .. More..
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View Event: Dawn Princess | Cruise Ship In Dock

Cruise ships visit Melbourne between spring and autumn. Monday 20 October 2014 Dawn Princess * OWSP 20 Oct 2014 0700 20 Oct 2014 1600 Schedule .nobrtable br { display: none } Arrival Cruise Ship Berth Arriva.. More..
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Remembrance

 
View Event: Remembrance Services @ The Shrine

Remembrance Services held at the Shrine of Remembrance. Remembrance Services on a Sunday, honour all units no longer able to make the pilgrimage to the Shrine. Monthly weekday memorial services commemorate specific units and their efforts in c.. More..
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Sightseeing

 
View Event: Eureka Skydeck 88 | Open

Created 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 .. More..
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View Event: Federation Square | Open

Federation 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. Federati.. More..
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Sporting Fixtures

 
View Event: Special Olympics National Games 2014

The 10th Special Olympics National Games is coming to Australia’s sporting capital, Melbourne, in October 20 – 25 2014. This significant and uplifting event will attract almost 1000 athletes with an intellectual disability to compete in 16 Olympi.. More..
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Television Shows

 
View Event: AFL Footy @ Channel 9

Channel 9 coverage of the 2014 A.F.L. Football season. Nine footy shows include.. --> Footy Classified (Monday), --> Footy Show (Thursday) --> The Sunday Footy Show (Sunday) --> TAC Cup: Future Stars (Sunday) Footy Show Tickets to th.. More..
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View Event: Audience Required | TV Shows

Television 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 - Millionaire Hot Seat | *FREE* Tickets Channel 10 - 7pm The P.. More..
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Tours & Trips

 
View Event: A Very Fine Yarn | Creswick Woollen Mills

The Creswick Woollen Mills tourism experience “A Very Fine Yarn” showcases the journey of fibre; all the way from its source on the alpaca, through the manufacturing process and how it ends up on the shop shelf. The exhibit gives a great insight .. More..
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View Event: Aboriginal Heritage Walk

Journey into the ancestral lands of the Koolin nation and explore their rich and thriving culture on this walk in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. Experience a traditional smoking ceremony with an Indigenous Guide and discover traditional uses o.. More..
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Trivia and Quiz

 
View Event: FAME Trivia

FAME 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 Excelsior .. More..
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View Event: Funky Bunch Trivia @ The Hawthorn

Every 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 .. More..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics

 
View Event: Bonsoy Wallet Workshop

Welcome to Gunnbelievable Salvage Art, turn trash into treasure. Every carton has a silver lining. Join Chloe Gunn as she teaches you how to turn an old milk carton into a card wallet. If you want to bring your own 1 litre tetrapak to use,(Just.. More..
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View Event: Creativity Australia | With One Voice

No 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.. More..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids

 
View Event: Bentleigh Calisthenics Enrolments

Bentleigh Calisthenics College is accepting enrolments for 2014 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.. More..
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View Event: Children's Week Workshops @ State Library

During Children's Week, discover what is important about where you live in our free creative arts workshops for children aged five to eight, and nine to 12. Children's Week workshop with Trace Balla Trace Balla is the author and illustrator of Ri.. More..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events

 
View Event: Birth of the Báb

20th October Birth of the Báb * - Baha'i Installation of Scriptures as Gukru Granth - Sikh Religious days and holidays for 2014 celebrated in Melbourne. JANUARY 2014 1 Mary, Mother of God - Catho.. More..
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Zoological & Farms

 
View Event: Ballarat Wildlife Park

The 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.. More..
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View Event: Bundoora Park Children's Farm | Open

Bundoora Park Children's Farm is part of Cooper's Settlement located in Bundoora Park. Families can visit and experience a real life urban farm. Urban farm presents an authentic farm experience with a variety of animals to touch and hold. Feed.. More..
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Australis Apartments | Grand Opening
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Rotary Melbourne Park's Give Back to the Mac
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Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
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There is no escaping Escape Rooms. Well, it would be a "great escape" if you did given there are over 10 escape rooms operating in Melbourne. Escape Rooms | More..

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