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What's Open Christmas Day 2019
➲ When: 25th of December 2019What's open on Christmas Day - Wednesday 25th of December 2019. There are plenty of things to explore and keep you entertained on one of the quietest days of the year. Weather Forecast: 26°c Su ..
April Fool's Day 2020
➲ When: 1st of April 2020We 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 Fools' Day or All F ..
Australian Reading Hour 2019
➲ When: 19th of September 2019On Thursday 19 September, stop what you're doing for one hour and pick up a book. We're encouraging all Australians across the country to pick up a book and read for one hour on your own or with ..
Celebrity Solstice | Cruise Ship @ Station Pier
⊜ Station Pier - Port Melbourne
➲ When: 13th of October 2019The upcoming cruise ship to dock in Port Melbourne: Celebrity Solstice Sun 13 Oct 2019 0800 Sun 13 Oct 2019 1700 OWSP WSS Schedule Golden Princess (T) Sun 27 ..
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 little body. His ..
Bastille Day 2020 | Melbourne
➲ When: 14th of July 2020Bastille 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 ..
Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day 2020
➲ When: 14th of April 2020The annual Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is back on Tuesday 14th April 2020 We'll be scooping out the funkiest, chunkiest flavours - for FREE - to thank you for being our fans! It's the Ben & Jerr ..
Bring Back Ratts | Carlton Football Club
Should Brett Ratten be asked to return home as the head coach of the Carlton Football Club? If you want to put your club back on track, bring Carlton's favourite son back! CAST YOUR VOTE NOW ..
Cassette Store Day 2019
➲ When: 12th of October 2019Cassette Store Day is back! CASSETTE STORE DAY RETURNS FOR 4TH YEAR October 12th 2019 Cassette Store Day is back this autumn on October 17th with a day of global celebrations and more internati ..
Change Smoke Alarm Batteries Day
➲ When: 6th of October 2019MFB 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 alarm battery. So, ..
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 easy and festive eve ..
Clean Up Australia Day 2020
➲ When: 1st of March 2020SUNDAY 1 MARCH 2020 Put Yourself in the Picture for the 30th annual Clean Up Australia Day. Since the national event started in 1990 Australians have donated more than 27.2 million hours takin ..
Day for Daniel 2019
➲ When: 25th of October 201925 October 2019 | Day for Daniel is all about 'Keeping Kids Safe', remember to Wear Red, Educate and Donate. Wear Red, Educate and Donate. Day for Daniel is Australia's largest child safety awarene ..
Daylight Saving | End
➲ When: 5th of April 2020This is a reminder to turn your clocks BACK one hour for the end of the 2019/2020 daylight saving period on Sunday 5 April 2020. Clocks are moved anti-clockwise one hour from 3am to 2am. Dayligh ..
Daylight Saving | Start
➲ When: 6th of October 2019This is a reminder to turn your clocks FORWARD one hour for the start of the 2019/2020 daylight saving period on Sunday, 6 October 2019. Clocks are moved clockwise one hour from 2am to 3am. Dayl ..
Dementia Action Week 2019
➲ When: 16th of September 2019 To 22nd of September 201916 - 22 September 2019 Dementia Action Week 2019 will explore discrimination and dementia. Dementia Australia is calling on all Australians to consider how discrimination impacts people living w ..
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 experience, particularly fo ..
DonateLife | Thank You Day 2019
⊜ Beverly Road Heidelberg
➲ When: 17th of November 2019Sunday, November 17, 2019 (TBC) Thank You Day is a national day where we thank all donors and their families for their generosity and pay tribute to all Australians who make organ and tissue donat ..
Earth Day 2020
➲ When: 22nd of April 2020Wednesday 22 April 2020 - 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 to broaden, divers ..
Earth Hour 2020
➲ When: 28th of March 2020The next Earth Hour is on Saturday 28 March 2020, at 8.30pm. Earth Hour will celebrate a worldwide commitment to ongoing change for the betterment of the one thing that unites us all - the planet. ..
Facebook Just Turned 15. Let's Say Happy Birthday
➲ When: 4th of February 2019 To 4th of February 2020Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook 15 years ago today. Since then, the social media site has become a behemoth, with over 2.27 billion users (even if 116 million of them may not be real). In this O ..
Friday Nights @ Mt Burnett Observatory
⊜ Mount Burnett Observatory - 430 Paternoster Road, Cockatoo
➲ Every FridayMount 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) ..
Go Skateboarding Day 2020
➲ When: 21st of June 2020Every 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 all other obligations ..
Grand Final Friday & Parade 2019
➲ When: 27th of September 2019The Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade, proudly supported by the City of Melbourne, provides a chance for supporters of all ages to see the players taking part in the 2019 Toyota AFL Grand Final. Marchi ..
Greek Independence Day 2020
⊜ Rye Foreshore Rye
➲ When: 25th of March 2020Wednesday 25th of March 2020 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 ..
Groundhog Day 2020
➲ When: 2nd of February 2020Groundhog 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 early; if it is sunny, ..
Harmony Day 2020
➲ When: 21st of March 202021st 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 many countries around ..
Heart Health Check | 45+ Free
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 ..
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Horses' Birthday 2020
➲ When: 1st of August 2020In 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 ..
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 words again. For breast ..
International Chess Day 2020
➲ When: 20th of July 2020July 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 Day of Happiness 2020
➲ When: 20th of March 2020Happy International Day of Happiness Melbourne! Friday 20th March 2020 In 2012, the United Nations (UN) declared March 20 to be observed as the International Day of Happiness. The day recog ..
International Day of People with Disability 2019
➲ When: 3rd of December 2019Tuesday 3rd of December 2019 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 understan ..
International Hamburger Day 2020
➲ When: 28th of May 2020In case any of us needed an excuse to eat a burger, Melbourne's best burger joints are celebrating National Hamburger Day on 28 May 2020, with a flurry of deliciousness. Let's face it, there isn't ..
International Talk Like A Pirate Day 2019
⊜ South Wharf
➲ When: 19th of September 2019September 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. It's really that s ..
International TAP Dancing Day 2020
➲ When: 25th of May 2020Held 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 celebrating dance, Tap ..
International Women's Day 2020
➲ When: 8th of March 2020International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Sunday, March 8 2020 marks 109 years since the first Intern ..
Liptember 2019 | Women's Mental Health
➲ When: 1st of September 2019 To 30th of September 2019Liptember is a campaign raising funds and awareness for women's mental health during the month of September. Throughout the month of September Liptember sells official lipsticks at Chemist Warehous ..
Love Your Bookshop Day 2020
➲ When: 8th of August 2020Love 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 ..
Mad March 2020 | so many things to do
➲ When: 1st of March 2020 To 31st of March 2020If there was any dispute as to Australia's leading events city, one only has to look at Melbourne in March to see how many first-class, world events are on. Melbourne is proud of its reputation as ..
McHappy Day 2019
➲ When: 16th of November 2019McHappy Day returns to all McDonald's restaurants across Australia on Saturday, 16th November 2019. Now in its 28th year, the day continues to raise crucial funds for Ronald McDonald House Chariti ..
Melbourne > Geelong | Ferry
We've heard on the grapvine* that a direct Melbourne to Geelong ferry service is launching later in 2019. Driving down the Princes Freeway towards Geelong on any given weekend is a bit of a nightm ..
Melbourne Pollen Count & Forecast
➲ When: 1st of October 2019 To 31st of December 2019The 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 the Melbourne Pollen ..
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 who don't follow Per ..
Melbourne's Best Kept Secrets
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 ..
Men's Health Week 2020
➲ When: 15th of June 2020 To 21st of June 2020Men's Health Week 15-21 June 2020. MEN AND FAMILIES - Keeping Boys and Men Healthy Men's Health Week Communities across Australia come together and create fun and engaging events, promotions ..
Mental Health Week 2019
➲ When: 5th of October 2019 To 11th of October 2019October 5 -11 2019 Mental Health: What do you know? Mental Health Week aims to activate, educate and engage Victorians around mental health and related issues through the organisation of a hug ..
NAIDOC Week 2020
➲ When: 6th of July 2020 To 12th of July 2020NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920′s which sought to increase awareness in ..
National Children's Week 2019
➲ When: 23rd of October 2019Children'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 is supported by the Australia ..
National Missing Persons Week 2020
➲ When: 2nd of August 2020 To 8th of August 2020National 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 Police Remembrance Day 2019
Sunday 29th September 2019 National Police Remembrance Day commemorates police officers from all Australian police services who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the community. Each y ..
National Reconciliation Week 2020
➲ When: 27th of May 2020 To 3rd of June 2020National Reconciliation Week runs annually from 27 May - 3 June These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey- the successful 1967 referendum, and the High Court ..
National Sorry Day 2020
➲ When: 26th of May 2020Tuesday 26th May 2020 Each year we encourage all schools, community groups and workplaces to hold events in their local areas to commemorate National Sorry Day. National Sorry Day is an Austral ..
National Tree Day 2020
➲ When: 26th of July 2020Get 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 Wattle Day 2020
➲ When: 1st of September 20201st 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 ..
Neighbour Day 2020
➲ When: 29th of March 2020SAY G'DAY on Sunday 29th March 2020 Neighbour Day is Australia's annual celebration of community, encouraging people to connect with those who live in their neighbourhood. Whether through a cup ..
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 2020
➲ When: 1st of February 2020 To 29th of February 2020February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and is held to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, how many women are affected by the disease each year, the impact it has on these ..
Peace and Love 2020
➲ When: 7th of July 2020Tuesday 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 ..
Plastic Free July 2020
➲ When: 1st of July 2020 To 31st of July 2020Join 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 ..
Police Blue Ribbon Day 2019
➲ When: 29th of September 2019Sunday 29th September 2019 Blue Ribbon Day coincides with National Police Remembrance Day. Blue Ribbon Day is a chance for the community to say thank you to those who put themselves in harm's ..
Public Holiday: Grand Final Friday
➲ When: 27th of September 2019The next declared public holiday in Victoria is Grand Final Friday 27th September 2019 Public Holiday | More 2019 Victorian Special Days Victoria celebrates the following special ..
QUIT | World No Tobacco Day 2020
➲ When: 31st of May 2020Every 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 quit smoking together o ..
Recalls: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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 ..
Red Nose Day 2020
➲ When: 7th of August 2020In 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 ..
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 centre for innovati ..
Seniors Festival Celebration Day 2019
⊜ Federation Square - Melbourne
➲ When: 6th of October 2019Celebration Day at Federation Square Sunday 6 Oct 10:30am - 4:00pm Admission: FREE Supported by the City of Melbourne and Federation Square, this is a huge celebration for older Victorians, t ..
September 11 | Tribute 2020
➲ When: 11th of September 2020Friday 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 ..
Speakers Forum | Soapbox Oratory
⊜ Corner Swanston St and Latrobe Street, Melbourne
➲ Every SundayEvery 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 ..
Star Wars Day 2020 | May the 4th
➲ When: 4th of May 2020The next annual Star Wars Day is Monday 4th May 2020 May the Fourth be with you always. May the force be with you International Star Wars Day The International Star Wars Day date is 'May the ..
Things to see, hear & do this weekend
➲ Every Saturday, SundayMake 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, ..
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 has friends and neigh ..
UN International Day of Peace 2019
➲ When: 21st of September 20192019 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 ..
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 ..
Victorian Snow Season | Launch 2020
➲ When: 6th of June 2020 To 8th of June 2020Traditionally 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 snowboarding toboggan and cross ..
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 ..
World AIDS Day 2019
➲ When: 1st of December 2019Sunday 1st December 2019 marks the 31st 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 peopl ..
World Alzheimer's Day 2019
➲ When: 21st of September 2019Dementia 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 Down Syndrome Day 2020
➲ When: 21st of March 2020Saturday 21st March 2020 March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day, which has been officially recognised by the United Nations since 2012. On this day, people all around the world celebrate the liv ..
World Environment Day 2020
➲ When: 5th of June 2020Help us #BeatPlasticPollution around the world World Environment Day celebrates its 20th anniversary on 5th of June 2020. World Environment Day reminds us to take action to conserve and protect ..
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