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View Event: Victorian Snow Season Launch 2018
Victorian Snow Season Launch 2018
When: 9th of June 2018 To 11th of June 2018
Traditionally the start of the snow season is the Queen's Birthday long weekend. Thousands of snow enthusiasts head for one of Victoria's 7 alpine resorts for skiing snowboardin .. | Read more..

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View Event: ​Celebrity Solstice | Cruise Ship In Dock
​Celebrity Solstice | Cruise Ship In Dock
When: 18th of November 2017 To 21st of November 2017
The next cruise ship to dock in Port Melbourne: ​Noordam Sat ​18 Nov 2017 ​0800 Sat ​18 Nov 2017 1830​ ​OWSP ​ISS ​Norwegian Jew .. | Read more..

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View Event: April Fool's Day 2018
April Fool's Day 2018
When: 1st of April 2018
We celebrate April Fool's Day on the 1st of April every year by playing pranks, practical jokes, and hoaxes on our friends, family and work mates. The celebration known as April .. | Read more..

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View Event: Australian Citizenship Day 2018
Australian Citizenship Day 2018
When: 17th of September 2018
Australian Citizenship Day is celebrated each year on 17 September. Australian Citizenship Day is a special day to reflect on and celebrate being an Australian citizen. Australi .. | Read more..

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View Event: Baby Pig On Wheels
Baby Pig On Wheels
Introducing Leon Trotsky, the once broken piglet now breaking hearts. He was a regular farm pig until an accident involving his mum killed two of his siblings and crushed Leon's .. | Read more..

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View Event: Bastille Day 2018 | Melbourne
Bastille Day 2018 | Melbourne
When: 14th of July 2018
Bastille Day is the French National Day celebrated on the 14th of July each year. In France, it is called La Fête Nationale and commemorates the 1790 Fête de la Fédération, hel .. | Read more..

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View Event: Cars, boats, bikes Safety Recalls
Cars, boats, bikes Safety Recalls
Cars, boats, bikes Safety Recalls .. | Read more..

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View Event: Change Smoke Alarm Batteries
Change Smoke Alarm Batteries
When: 1st of April 2018
MFB and CFA together with Duracell urge all Victorians to change their smoke alarm batteries whenever Daylight Saving starts or ends. Residents are urged to change every smoke a .. | Read more..

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View Event: Children's Week 2018
Children's Week 2018
When: 20th of October 2018 To 28th of October 2018
2018 CHILDREN'S WEEK - OCTOBER 20 TO OCTOBER 28 Children's Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood. It is also a time for children to demonstrate their talent .. | Read more..

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View Event: Christmas Planner Guide
Christmas Planner Guide
Christmas is one of the most joyful times of year, but also one of the busiest holiday seasons with so much to plan and do! Here’s some advice on how to make your Christmas an .. | Read more..

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View Event: Daylight Saving | End
Daylight Saving | End
When: 1st of April 2018
This is a reminder to turn your clocks BACK one hour for the official end of the 2017/2018 daylight saving period on Sunday, 1 April 2018 2017. Clocks are moved anti-clockwise o .. | Read more..

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View Event: Do Not Knock | Sticker
Do Not Knock | Sticker
The national Do Not Knock campaign, aims to stop unwelcome, dishonest and intimidating door-to-door salespeople. Being visited by salespeople at home can be an unnerving experie .. | Read more..

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View Event: Earth Day 2018
Earth Day 2018
When: 22nd of April 2018
Sunday 22 April 2018 - Earth Day is a day that is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. Earth Day Network's year-round mission is t .. | Read more..

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View Event: Earth Hour Melbourne 2018
Earth Hour Melbourne 2018
When: 24th of March 2018
The next Earth Hour is on Saturday 24th March 2018, at 8.30pm. Earth Hour will celebrate a worldwide commitment to ongoing change for the betterment of the one thing that unites .. | Read more..

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View Event: Find A Cure for Alzheimer's: Volunteers Wanted
Find A Cure for Alzheimer's: Volunteers Wanted
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is seeking Australian's, aged 40-65 in an effort to help delay brain diseases and conditions. Everyone is welcome, and we .. | Read more..

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View Event: Foot Posture | Free Info Evening
Foot Posture | Free Info Evening
When: 21st of November 2017
LEARN ABOUT OUR ORTHOTIC ALTERNATIVE All your foot pain questions will be answered at our free information evenings. Answer all your questions with the top Melbourne Podiatr .. | Read more..

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View Event: Friday Nights @ Mt Burnett Observatory
Friday Nights @ Mt Burnett Observatory
Mount Burnett Observatory is pleased to announce the revamp of our Members and Visitors Night Schedule. From now on we will be working to a monthly schedule: Sky for the Mon .. | Read more..

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View Event: Go Skateboarding Day 2018
Go Skateboarding Day 2018
When: 21st of June 2018
Every year on June 21, skateboarders around the globe celebrate the pure exhilaration, creativity, and spirit of one of the most infuential activities in the world by blowing off a .. | Read more..

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View Event: Greek Independence Day 2018
Greek Independence Day 2018
When: 25th of March 2018
Greek Independence Day Sunday, 25 March 2018 This day is Greece's National Day and is always celebrated on 25 March. Greece's Independence Day is actually a holiday that .. | Read more..

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View Event: Groundhog Day 2018
Groundhog Day 2018
When: 2nd of February 2018
Groundhog Day is celebrated every year on the 2nd February and according to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, then spring will come ea .. | Read more..

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View Event: Harmony Day 2018
Harmony Day 2018
When: 21st of March 2018
21st March is Harmony Day | Harmony Day is a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home – from the traditional owners of this land to those who have come from ma .. | Read more..

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View Event: Hearing Awareness Week 2018
Hearing Awareness Week 2018
When: 19th of August 2018 To 26th of August 2018
August 19-26 | Hearing Awareness Week. Hearing Awareness Week occurs each year in the last full week of August Hearing matters Hearing impairment, or deafness, is when you .. | Read more..

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View Event: Horses’ Birthday 2018
Horses’ Birthday 2018
When: 1st of August 2018
In Australia, every horse has its birthday on the first day of August each year.. Wednesday 1st August 2018 All thoroughbreds have the same birthday so that their ages can b .. | Read more..

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View Event: I Touch Myself | Breast Cancer Awareness
I Touch Myself | Breast Cancer Awareness
CHRISSY AMPHLETT (Christine Joy Amphlett) October 25, 1959 — April 21, 2013 She sang it. She shouted it. And we couldn't help but listen. Now Chrissy wants us to hear her wor .. | Read more..

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View Event: International Chess Day 2018
International Chess Day 2018
When: 20th of July 2018
July 20 is International Chess Day... How many chess games can be played in a capital city in one day? You may not know it, but 20th July marks International Chess Day and .. | Read more..

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View Event: International Day of Happiness 2018
International Day of Happiness 2018
When: 20th of March 2018
Happy International Day of Happiness Melbourne! In 2012, the United Nations (UN) declared March 20 to be observed as the International Day of Happiness. The day recognizes t .. | Read more..

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View Event: International Day of People with Disability 2017
International Day of People with Disability 2017
When: 3rd of December 2017
Sunday 3rd of December 2017 is International Day of People with Disability. International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to p .. | Read more..

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View Event: International Hamburger Day 2018
International Hamburger Day 2018
When: 28th of May 2018
In case any of us needed an excuse to eat a burger, Melbourne’s best burger joints are celebrating National Hamburger Day on Monday 28 May 2018, with a flurry of deliciousness. .. | Read more..

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View Event: International Talk Like A Pirate Day 2018
International Talk Like A Pirate Day 2018
When: 19th of September 2018
September 19th (every year) is International Talk Like A Pirate Day But first ... enjoy our First Annual Talk Like A Pirate Day Sing-Along! Talking like a pirate is fun .. | Read more..

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View Event: International TAP Dancing Day 2018
International TAP Dancing Day 2018
When: 25th of May 2018
Held annually, International TAP Dancing Day is on the 25th May each year. Whether you are an aspiring Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, or Ginger Rogers, or whether you simply enjoy ce .. | Read more..

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View Event: International Women's Day 2018
International Women's Day 2018
When: 8th of March 2018
International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Thursday, March 8 2018 marks 107 years .. | Read more..

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View Event: Love Your Bookshop Day 2018
Love Your Bookshop Day 2018
When: 11th of August 2018
Love Your Bookshop Day will be held on Saturday 11 August 2018. Held in hundreds of locations throughout Australia, we will celebrate bookshops in all their glory. Love Your .. | Read more..

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View Event: Melbourne Magazine | October / November 2017
Melbourne Magazine | October / November 2017
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Stay up to date with what is happening in the City of Melbourne. A magazine full of local people and places, with a mix of feature stories, news and event information, to keep y .. | Read more..

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View Event: Melbourne Metro Rail Project
Melbourne Metro Rail Project
The Melbourne Metro Rail Project is the construction of a rail tunnel from South Kensington station to South Yarra under the city of Melbourne. Works commenced in late 2016 unde .. | Read more..

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View Event: Melbourne Pollen Count & Forecast
Melbourne Pollen Count & Forecast
When: 1st of October 2017 To 31st of December 2017
The School of Botany at the University of Melbourne is pleased to offer the Melbourne Pollen Count and forecast service to Melbourne's hay fever and asthma sufferers. Each year .. | Read more..

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View Event: Melbourne Water Restrictions
Melbourne Water Restrictions
From 1 December 2012, Melbourne will move to Permanent Water Use Rules (previously Stage 1 water restrictions). These rules are in place at all times. Penalties apply to those .. | Read more..

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View Event: MobileMuster | Donate Your Old Smartphone | Support Deafblind
MobileMuster | Donate Your Old Smartphone | Support Deafblind
Donate Your Old Smartphone to Enable Australia's Deafblind Community to Reconnect. Currently, an estimated 288,000 Australians live with no hearing and sight and this number is .. | Read more..

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View Event: National Missing Persons Week 2018
National Missing Persons Week 2018
When: 29th of July 2018 To 4th of August 2018
National Missing Persons Week 29 July - 4 August 2018 National Missing Persons Week is an annual event to raise community awareness of the issues and impacts surrounding missi .. | Read more..

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View Event: National Sorry Day 2018
National Sorry Day 2018
When: 26th of May 2018
Saturday 26th May 2018 Each year we encourage all schools, community groups and workplaces to hold events in their local areas to commemorate National Sorry Day. National So .. | Read more..

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View Event: National Tree Day 2018
National Tree Day 2018
When: 29th of July 2018
Get Outside & Grow for National Tree Day Planet Ark's National Tree Day is Australia's biggest community tree-planting event. Since Tree Day started in 1996 over 10.5 million .. | Read more..

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View Event: National Wattle Day 2018
National Wattle Day 2018
When: 1st of September 2018
National Wattle Day - 1st September 2018 - falls on a Saturday. Since 1992 National Wattle Day has been 1 September in all of Australia's States and Territories. Before then, .. | Read more..

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View Event: Neighbour Day 2018
Neighbour Day 2018
When: 25th of March 2018
SAY G’DAY on Sunday 25th March 2018 Neighbour Day is Australia’s annual celebration of community, encouraging people to connect with those who live in their neighbourhood. W .. | Read more..

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View Event: Open Christmas Day 2017
Open Christmas Day 2017
When: 25th of December 2017
What's open on Christmas Day Monday 25th of December 2017, in Melbourne. After Christmas lunch there is so much to do. Check out these beauties.. Attractions See some o .. | Read more..

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View Event: Ovarian Cancer Awareness 2018
Ovarian Cancer Awareness 2018
When: 1st of February 2018 To 28th of February 2018
February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Each year in Australia Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is held in February to raise awareness of ovarian cancer and to recognise wome .. | Read more..

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View Event: Peace and Love 2018
Peace and Love 2018
When: 7th of July 2018
At noon on July 7 the former Beatle Ringo Starr is asking everyone to take a moment to ask for peace and love. Ringo Starr, who spreads a message of peace and love every year on .. | Read more..

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View Event: Plastic Free July 2018
Plastic Free July 2018
When: 1st of July 2018 To 31st of July 2018
Joining the challenge is quite simple...choose to refuse single-use plastic during July. Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable pl .. | Read more..

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View Event: Portarlington > Docklands | Ferry
Portarlington > Docklands | Ferry
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Port Phillip Ferries new passenger ferry service on a 35m long catamaran vessel seats 400 passengers running between Portarlington and Docklands. Port Phillip Ferries runs 3 se .. | Read more..

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View Event: Public Holiday: Christmas Day
Public Holiday: Christmas Day
When: 25th of December 2017
The next declared public holiday in Victoria is Christmas Day Monday 25 December 2017 Christmas Celebrations Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December 2017 Boxing Da .. | Read more..

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View Event: QUIT | World No Tobacco Day 2018
QUIT | World No Tobacco Day 2018
When: 31st of May 2018
Every year World No Tobacco Day on May 31, aims to raise awareness of the devastating toll of tobacco through smoking-related death and disease. We ecourage Australians to qui .. | Read more..

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View Event: R U OK? Day 2018
R U OK? Day 2018
When: 13th of September 2018
Thursday 13th September 2018 | R U OK? Day is a national day of action, dedicated to inspiring all people of all backgrounds to regularly ask each other ‘Are you OK?' It’s a nat .. | Read more..

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View Event: Secret Yarra River plan revealed
Secret Yarra River plan revealed
The Victorian Government has agreed to participate in a historic project to improve Melbourne’s appearance and encourage tourists to view the city as an environmentally progressive .. | Read more..

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View Event: September 11 | Shine On Tribute 2018
September 11 | Shine On Tribute 2018
When: 11th of September 2018
We remind all Victorians to turn on their lights at 8:47am on Tuesday 11th September 2018 in tribute to the victims of 9/11. It is important to remember the tragic events of thi .. | Read more..

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View Event: Speakers Forum | Soapbox Oratory
Speakers Forum | Soapbox Oratory
Every Sunday
Every Sunday afternoon, soapbox orators take turns speaking on various topics from differing viewpoints on the State Library Lawns. Questions, comments, heckling and interject .. | Read more..

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View Event: Star Wars Day 2018
Star Wars Day 2018
When: 4th of May 2018
The next annual Star Wars Day is Friday 4th May 2018 May the Fourth be with you always. May the force be with you International Star Wars Day The International Star Wars D .. | Read more..

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View Event: TV Reception Issues
TV Reception Issues
There is always a steady stream of complaints about poor reception, pixelation and often, not being able to receive 'one' channel including 2, 7, 9, 10 and SBS. Feedback often h .. | Read more..

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View Event: UN International Day of Peace
UN International Day of Peace
When: 21st of September 2018
Thursday, 21 September International Day of Peace (United Nations) 2018 Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assem .. | Read more..

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View Event: Unfinished OZ
Unfinished OZ
Ten years ago, over 30,000 Australians showed their support for reconcilliation by walking as one over the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It was a momentous gesture of unity, but at its .. | Read more..

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View Event: Victoria's Amusement Parks
Victoria's Amusement Parks
It dawned on me as I was writing about Melbourne’s Luna Park celebrating its 100th birthday in 2012, just how many amusement parks have come and gone. As far back as the 1800's, .. | Read more..

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View Event: What's On In Bendigo
What's On In Bendigo
Every corner you turn in Bendigo reveals another living treasure; another vivid reminder of the city’s glorious and heady past – whether it is the outrageous opulence of a boomtown .. | Read more..

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View Event: White Ribbon Day 2017
White Ribbon Day 2017
When: 25th of November 2017
Join the campaign to stop violence against women. Nearly every week in Australia, a woman is killed in an incident of family violence. To show your support for creating a w .. | Read more..

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View Event: World AIDS Day 2017
World AIDS Day 2017
When: 1st of December 2017
Friday 1st December 2017 marks the 29th annual ‘World AIDS Day’. World AIDS Day is an international day of remembrance and support for those people who have lost their lives to, .. | Read more..

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View Event: World Alzheimer’s Day 2018
World Alzheimer’s Day 2018
When: 21st of September 2018
Dementia Awareness Month is held during September, with World Alzheimer’s Day occurring on 21 September. Alzheimer’s Australia has a vision to develop dementia-friendly communi .. | Read more..

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View Event: World Environment Day 2018
World Environment Day 2018
When: 5th of June 2018
World Environment Day celebrates its 18th anniversary on Tuesday 5th of June 2018. Each year, in support of United Nations World Environment Day (June 5), the United Nations Ass .. | Read more..

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View Event: World Humanitarian Day 2018
World Humanitarian Day 2018
When: 19th of August 2018
The United Nations’ World Humanitarian Day is held on August 19 each year, 2018 its a Sunday. The day honors all humanitarians who have worked in the promotion of the humanitar .. | Read more..

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View Event: World Laughter Day 2018
World Laughter Day 2018
When: 6th of May 2018
World Laughter day is celebrated in grand style at the Federation Square main stage by the Laughter Clubs of Victoria for World Peace and to bring positivity en masse to all and to .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | Federation Square


View Event: World Malaria Day 2018
World Malaria Day 2018
When: 25th of April 2018
World Malaria Day is remembered on the 25th of April each year... On April 25, people across the globe will take part in a wide range of activities to mark World Malaria Day. Th .. | Read more..

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View Event: World Stroke Day 2018
World Stroke Day 2018
When: 29th of October 2018
Monday 29th October 2018 is World Stroke Day. World Stroke Day is an excellent opportunity to increase awareness of stroke, and action that can be taken against it. Activities t .. | Read more..

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View Event: World Water Day 2018
World Water Day 2018
When: 22nd of March 2018
World Water Day aims to bring the world’s attention to the importance of fresh water. World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis .. | Read more..

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