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View Event: Ask Izzy | Free Help for all Australians
Ask Izzy | Free Help for all Australians
Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
When you're looking for support, Ask Izzy can help you to find the services you need, now and nearby. It is free and anonymous, and you can search over 360,000 services to find housing, meals, hea .. Ask Izzy | Free Help for all Australians


View Event: Grand Final Friday & Parade 2020
Grand Final Friday & Parade 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 25th of September 2020
Friday 25th September 2020 Victorian government confirms floating AFL grand final public holiday after confusion The Victorian government confirmed in May 2020 there will be a public holiday th .. Grand Final Friday & Parade 2020


View Event: What's Open Christmas Day 2020
What's Open Christmas Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 25th of December 2020
What's open on Christmas Day - Friday 25th of December 2020. There are plenty of things to explore and keep you entertained on one of the quietest days of the year. Weather Forecast: TBA Att .. What's Open Christmas Day 2020


View Event: 10 Reasons To Stay Indoors: CoronaVirus
10 Reasons To Stay Indoors: CoronaVirus
Melbourne
We need to work together to help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). By staying indoors you are helping to STOP the spread of the virus. If you go out.. you may catch the virus. Complicat .. 10 Reasons To Stay Indoors: CoronaVirus


View Event: Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2020
Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 19th of October 2020 To 25th of October 2020
The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is brought to you by BirdLife Australia the nations premier independent bird conservation organisation. Make every bird count with the AUSSIE BACKYARD BIRD COUNT 19 .. Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2020


View Event: Australian Citizenship Day 2021
Australian Citizenship Day 2021
Melbourne
➲ When: 17th of September 2021
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. Australian Citizenship is mo .. Australian Citizenship Day 2021


View Event: Baby Pig On Wheels
Baby Pig On Wheels
Kilmore
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 little body. His ..
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View Event: Bastille Day 2020 | Melbourne
Bastille Day 2020 | Melbourne
Melbourne
➲ When: 14th of July 2020
Bastille Day is the French National Day celebrated on the 14th of July each year. In France, it is called La Fete Nationale and commemorates the 1790 Fete de la Federation, held on the first anniv .. Bastille Day 2020 | Melbourne


View Event: Batman Day 2020
Batman Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 15th of September 2020
15th September is Batman Day Celebrating 81 years as The World's Greatest Detective, Batman is the ultimate crusader against injustice. Is there a city on the planet better served to celebrate .. Batman Day 2020


View Event: Be Kind Day 2021
Be Kind Day 2021
Melbourne
➲ When: 2nd of March 2021
Australia's National Be Kind Day is on Tuesday 2nd March 2021. BE THE CHANGE Everyday children, young adults, & adults are bullied online, at work & at school. The hateful comments online a .. Be Kind Day 2021


View Event: CHOICE Shiny Award - Winners
CHOICE Shiny Award - Winners
Australia
Recognising kindness during the COVID-19 pandemic. And the winners are... In choosing the winners we were looking for action that showed genuine care and concern for the community. It was als ..
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View Event: Christmas Planner Guide
Christmas Planner Guide
Melbourne
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 easy and festive eve ..
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View Event: Clean Up Australia Day 2021
Clean Up Australia Day 2021
Melbourne
➲ When: 7th of March 2021
SUNDAY 7 MARCH 2021 STEP UP TO CLEAN UP THIS MARCH Since it began, 18+ million Australians have donated their time as part of Clean Up Australia Day activities. That equates to 35 million hour .. Clean Up Australia Day 2021


View Event: COVID-19 Testing Site | Melbourne Showgrounds
COVID-19 Testing Site | Melbourne Showgrounds
Melbourne Showgrounds - Melbourne Showgrounds Flemington
➲ When: 24th of June 2020 To 31st of July 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has established a pop-up COVID-19 testing site at Melbourne Showgrounds. The convenient vehicle drive-through COVID-19 testing site is designed to .. COVID-19 Testing Site | Melbourne Showgrounds


View Event: Dandenong Ranges: Ready When You Are
Dandenong Ranges: Ready When You Are
Emerald
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The Dandenong Ranges - We're Here - Ready When You Are It's so good to see you! Winter has arrived and with the first round of restrictions easing, it's time to emerge gently from our little isola .. Dandenong Ranges: Ready When You Are


View Event: Daylight Saving 2020 | Start
Daylight Saving 2020 | Start
Melbourne
➲ When: 5th of October 2020
This is a reminder to turn your clocks FORWARD one hour for the start of the 2020/2021 daylight saving period on Sunday 5 October 2020. Clocks are moved clockwise one hour from 2am to 3am. Dayli .. Daylight Saving 2020 | Start


View Event: Do Not Knock | Sticker
Do Not Knock | Sticker
Melbourne
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 experience, particularly fo ..
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View Event: DonateLife Week 2020
DonateLife Week 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 26th of July 2020 To 2nd of August 2020
Sunday, July 26, 2020 to Sunday, August 2, 2020* We're inviting all Australians to make their decision count by joining the Australian Organ Donor Register at donatelife.gov.au We are seeking y .. DonateLife Week 2020


View Event: Dry July 2020
Dry July 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of July 2020 To 31st of July 2020
No one asks for cancer, so we're asking you to help. Go Dry this July and raise funds for people affected by cancer. Challenge yourself to 31 days dry, or this year, have a Dry(ish) July and cho .. Dry July 2020


View Event: Earth Hour 2021
Earth Hour 2021
Melbourne
➲ When: 27th of March 2021
Join us for #EarthHour 2021 on 27 March 8:30 pm (your local time) and together let's #Connect2Earth Earth Hour will celebrate a worldwide commitment to ongoing change for the betterment of the one .. Earth Hour 2021


View Event: Free Travel Vouchers | Cardholders
Free Travel Vouchers | Cardholders
Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Eligible customers can register to receive free travel vouchers using this online form. Annually, you're eligible for 2 x (Melbourne metropolitan customers) or 4 x (regional customers) free travel .. Free Travel Vouchers | Cardholders


View Event: Friday Nights @ Mt Burnett Observatory
Friday Nights @ Mt Burnett Observatory
Mount Burnett Observatory - 430 Paternoster Road, Cockatoo
➲ Every Friday
Mount Burnett Observatory is pleased to announce the revamp of our Friday Members and Visitors Night Schedule. From now on we will be working to a monthly schedule: Sky for the Month (first Friday) .. Friday Nights @ Mt Burnett Observatory


View Event: Greek Independence Day 2021
Greek Independence Day 2021
Rye Foreshore Rye
➲ When: 25th of March 2021
Thursday 25th of March 2021 This day is Greece's National Day and is always celebrated on 25 March. Greece's Independence Day is actually a holiday that has blended over time with an older f .. Greek Independence Day 2021


View Event: Groundhog Day 2021
Groundhog Day 2021
Melbourne
➲ When: 2nd of February 2021
Tuesday 2nd February 2021 Groundhog Day is celebrated every year on the 2nd February. According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, then spring w .. Groundhog Day 2021


View Event: Heart Health Check | 45+ Free
Heart Health Check | 45+ Free
Melbourne
Australia has introduced a Medicare-funded Heart Health Check for all Australians at risk of developing heart disease. Are you at risk? Do you need a Heart Health Check? Every day 51 Australia .. Heart Health Check | 45+ Free


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View Event: Horses' Birthday 2020
Horses' Birthday 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of August 2020
In Australia, every horse has its birthday on the first day of August each year.. Saturday 1st of August 2020 All thoroughbreds have the same birthday so that their ages can be standardized fo .. Horses' Birthday 2020


View Event: I Touch Myself | Breast Cancer Awareness
I Touch Myself | Breast Cancer Awareness
Melbourne
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 words again. For breast ..
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View Event: International Chess Day 2020
International Chess Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 20th of July 2020
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 Melburnians are being .. International Chess Day 2020


View Event: International Day of People with Disability 2020
International Day of People with Disability 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 3rd of December 2020
Thursday 3rd December 2020 is International Day of People with Disability. International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to promote an understandi .. International Day of People with Disability 2020


View Event: International Women's Day 2021
International Women's Day 2021
Melbourne
➲ When: 8th of March 2021
International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Monday, March 8 2021 marks 110 years since the first Intern .. International Women's Day 2021


View Event: Kind July
Kind July
Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of July 2020 To 30th of July 2020
If every Australian did one act of kindness a day for the month of July, that would be 775 million acts of kindness in Kind July. Pledge your kindness today.. Sign the pledge In a world wher .. Kind July


View Event: Love Your Bookshop Day 2020
Love Your Bookshop Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 8th of August 2020
Love Your Bookshop Day will be held on Saturday 8 August 2020. Held in hundreds of locations throughout Australia, we will celebrate bookshops in all their glory. Love Your Bookshop Day celebrat .. Love Your Bookshop Day 2020


View Event: Melbourne Knowledge Week 2020
Melbourne Knowledge Week 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 11th of May 2020 To 7th of July 2020
Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW) is City of Melbourne's annual festival of ideas for a smart and innovative city, where we engage all Melburnians to explore, discuss and ideate our future together. W .. Melbourne Knowledge Week 2020


View Event: Melbourne Water Restrictions 2012 > Current
Melbourne Water Restrictions 2012 > Current
Melbourne
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 who don't follow Per ..
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View Event: Melbourne Water Target 155
Melbourne Water Target 155
Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Let's make every drop of water count. Melbourne is Australia's fastest growing city and Victoria's population is expected to almost double by 2051. This, along with the effects of a changing en .. Melbourne Water Target 155


View Event: Melbourne's Best Kept Secrets
Melbourne's Best Kept Secrets
Melbourne
Shhhh, keep this to yourself, don't tell a soul.. Melbourne's Best Kept Secrets Melbourne is well-known for its hidden things; concealed bars, secret cafes, quirky museums, or undiscovered attr ..
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View Event: Mental Health Week 2020
Mental Health Week 2020
Melbourne
Mental Health Week aims to activate, educate and engage Victorians around mental health and related issues through the organisation of a huge variety of events by individuals and organisations across ..
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View Event: More.. things to see hear & do this weekend
More.. things to see hear & do this weekend
Melbourne
➲ Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Make the most of your weekend in Melbourne with these fabulous events. No city does it better than Melbourne so get out and discover the very best shows festivals dining community exhibitions activ .. More.. things to see hear & do this weekend


View Event: National Children's Week 2020
National Children's Week 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 19th of October 2020 To 25th of October 2020
Children's Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood. It is also a time for children to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities. Children's Week theme: TBA A diverse range .. National Children's Week 2020


View Event: National Missing Persons Week 2020
National Missing Persons Week 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 2nd of August 2020 To 8th of August 2020
National Missing Persons Week 2020 will be held from the 2 - 8 August. National Missing Persons Week is an annual event to raise community awareness of the issues and impacts surrounding missing p .. National Missing Persons Week 2020


View Event: National Ride2Work Day 2020
National Ride2Work Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 21st of October 2020
Ride2Work encourages everyday people to jump on the bike and get active on their way to work Join Australia's biggest celebration of commuter riding on Wednesday 21 October 2020 at National Ride2W .. National Ride2Work Day 2020


View Event: National Tea Day 2020
National Tea Day 2020
Australia
➲ When: 15th of December 2020
The world celebrates two TEA days a year... National Tea Day (December 15) and International Tea Day (May 21). The five basic styles of tea are White, Green, Oolong, Black and Pu'erh. All tea co .. National Tea Day 2020


View Event: National Tree Day 2020
National Tree Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 2nd of August 2020
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 native trees and .. National Tree Day 2020


View Event: National Wattle Day 2020
National Wattle Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of September 2020
1st September 2020 - falls on a Tuesday Since 1992 National Wattle Day has been 1 September in all of Australia's States and Territories. Before then, Australians in different States have celeb .. National Wattle Day 2020


View Event: Neighbour Day 2021
Neighbour Day 2021
Melbourne
➲ When: 28th of March 2021
SAY G'DAY on Sunday 28th March 2021 Neighbour Day is Australia's annual celebration of community, encouraging people to connect with those who live in their neighbourhood. Whether through a cup .. Neighbour Day 2021


View Event: Peace and Love 2020
Peace and Love 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 7th of July 2020
Tuesday 7th July 2020 | At noon, Beatle Ringo Starr is asking everyone to take a moment to ask for peace and love. Ringo spreads a message of peace and love every year on his birthday. Ringo's b .. Peace and Love 2020


View Event: Plastic Free July 2020
Plastic Free July 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of July 2020 To 31st of July 2020
Join the challenge and ‘Choose To Refuse' single-use plastic during July. Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do .. Plastic Free July 2020


View Event: Police Blue Ribbon Day 2020
Police Blue Ribbon Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 29th of September 2020
Tuesday 29th September 2020 | Blue Ribbon Day is a chance for the community to say thank you to those who put themselves in harm's way, and ensure that those who have fallen are not forgotten. We h .. Police Blue Ribbon Day 2020


View Event: QUIT | World No Tobacco Day 2021
QUIT | World No Tobacco Day 2021
Melbourne
➲ When: 31st of May 2021
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. Quitline is available from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Mon .. QUIT | World No Tobacco Day 2021


View Event: R U OK? Day 2020
R U OK? Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 10th of September 2020
Thursday 10th September 2020 | 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 national day of action .. R U OK? Day 2020


View Event: Recalls: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Recalls: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Melbourne
View products like the compulsory Takata airbag recall Product Safety Australia - Recalls The ACCC's role is to identify and address the risk of serious injury and death from safety hazards in ..
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View Event: Red Nose Day 2020
Red Nose Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 14th of August 2020
In 32 years, 10,000+ Australian children's lives have been saved, but still nine children die every day. Every day in Australia, children under the age of four die suddenly and unexpectedly, with c .. Red Nose Day 2020


View Event: Restaurants, cafes and pubs: After Lockdown
Restaurants, cafes and pubs: After Lockdown
Melbourne
Diners are being asked to help the state's restaurants, cafes and pubs. The state government is set to reopen pubs, restaurants and cafes after the latest coronavirus testing data showed low level .. Restaurants, cafes and pubs: After Lockdown


View Event: Secret Yarra River plan revealed
Secret Yarra River plan revealed
Melbourne
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 centre for innovati ..
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View Event: September 11 | Tribute 2020
September 11 | Tribute 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 11th of September 2020
Friday 11th September 2020 is the 19th anniversary of one of the world's worst terrorist attacks when two hijacked planes ploughed into the World Trade Centre in Manhattan USA. It is important to r .. September 11 | Tribute 2020


View Event: Sky High: Australia's Best Views
Sky High: Australia's Best Views
Melbourne
Looking out a plane window is one thing but if you really want to see the most iconic parts of Australia from a higher persepctive, here are 8 of the best views in the nation.. 1. Adelaide Oval R ..
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View Event: Speakers Forum | Soapbox Oratory
Speakers Forum | Soapbox Oratory
Corner Swanston St and Latrobe Street, Melbourne
➲ 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 interjections are welcome. P .. Speakers Forum | Soapbox Oratory


View Event: Stay Apart Together: new Spencer Tunick PhotoShoot
Stay Apart Together: new Spencer Tunick PhotoShoot
Australia
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Spencer Tunick has launched a new digital project called Stay Apart Together. You take care of the clothes and he takes care of the rest. To participate just email Tunick indicating your intere .. Stay Apart Together: new Spencer Tunick PhotoShoot


View Event: Things to see, hear & do this weekend
Things to see, hear & do this weekend
Melbourne
➲ Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Make the most of your weekend in Melbourne with these fabulous events. No city does it better than Melbourne, so get out and discover the very best shows, festivals, dining, community, exhibitions, .. Things to see, hear & do this weekend


View Event: TV Reception Issues
TV Reception Issues
Melbourne
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 has friends and neigh ..
TV Reception IssuesTV Reception Issues


View Event: UN International Day of Peace 2020
UN International Day of Peace 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 21st of September 2020
2020 International Day of Peace (United Nations) Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted t .. UN International Day of Peace 2020


View Event: Unfinished OZ
Unfinished OZ
Melbourne
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 heart, true reconci ..
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View Event: What's On In Bendigo
What's On In Bendigo
51-67 Pall Mall, 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 hotel, or the simpl ..
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View Event: World AIDS Day 2020
World AIDS Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of December 2020
Tuesday 1st December 2020 marks the 32nd annual 'World AIDS Day'. World AIDS Day is an international day of remembrance and support for those people who have lost their lives to, and for those peop .. World AIDS Day 2020


View Event: World Alzheimer's Day 2020
World Alzheimer's Day 2020
Hawthorn
➲ When: 21st of September 2020
Dementia Awareness Month is held during September each year with World Alzheimer's Day occurring on 21 September. Alzheimer's Australia has a vision to develop dementia-friendly communities and or .. World Alzheimer's Day 2020


View Event: World Humanitarian Day 2020
World Humanitarian Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 19th of August 2020
The United Nations' World Humanitarian Day is held on August 19 each year, 2020 its a Wednesday. The day honors all humanitarians who have worked in the promotion of the humanitarian cause, and .. World Humanitarian Day 2020


View Event: World Laughter Day 2021
World Laughter Day 2021
Federation Square - Corner Flinders St and St Kilda Road Melbourne
➲ When: 2nd of May 2021
Sunday 2nd May 2021 WORLD LAUGHTER DAY (WLD) 2020 CELEBRATIONS Be part of this global attempt to laugh for World Peace, Health & Happiness to make our world a better place for all. This an .. World Laughter Day 2021


View Event: World Stroke Day 2020
World Stroke Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 29th of October 2020
World Stroke Day is an excellent opportunity to increase awareness of stroke, and action that can be taken against it. Activities to promote the World Stroke Day message may include campaigns for the .. World Stroke Day 2020







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