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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 ..
AFL Grand Final Week 2019
➲ When: 21st of September 2019 To 28th of September 2019In the lead up to the Australian Football League Grand Final on Saturday 28th September 2019 (TBC), catch all the footy fever during AFL Grand Final Week. Be a part of all the Toyota AFL Grand Fina ..
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 Citizenship Day 2019
➲ When: 17th of September 2019Australian 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 ..
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 2019 | Melbourne
➲ When: 14th of July 2019Bastille 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 ..
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 ..
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
The next Earth Hour is on Saturday ** 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 2019
➲ When: 21st of June 2019Every 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 City of Melbourne, provides a chance for supporters of all ages to see the players taking part in the 2019 Toyota AFL Grand Final. Marching b ..
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 ..
Healthy Bones Week 2019
➲ When: 19th of August 2019 To 25th of August 2019Healthy Bones Action Week, August 19-25, 2019* Your bone health matters for continuing to do all the things you love to do into the future. But, it's easy to forget about our bones. That's why ..
Hearing Awareness Week
Hearing impairment, or deafness, is when your hearing is affected by a condition or injury. Some people are born with a hearing loss while others may develop it as they get older. Most commonly, he ..
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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Homelessness Week 2019
Ending homelessness together Homelessness Week is an annual week coordinated by Homelessness Australia to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face and the action ne ..
Horses' Birthday 2019
➲ When: 1st of August 2019In Australia, every horse has its birthday on the first day of August each year.. Thursday 1st August 2019 All thoroughbreds have the same birthday so that their ages can be standardized for c ..
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 2019
➲ When: 20th of July 2019July 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 2019
➲ When: 28th of May 2019In case any of us needed an excuse to eat a burger, Melbourne's best burger joints are celebrating National Hamburger Day on Tuesday 28 May 2019, with a flurry of deliciousness. Let's face it, the ..
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 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 ..
➲ When: 1st of July 2019 To 30th of July 2019If 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 ..
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 2019
➲ When: 10th of August 2019Love Your Bookshop Day will be held on Saturday 10 August 2019. Held in hundreds of locations throughout Australia, we will celebrate bookshops in all their glory. Love Your Bookshop Day celebra ..
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 ..
Melbourne Day 2019 Celebrations
⊜ Enterprize Park - Melbourne
➲ When: 30th of August 2019Celebrate 184 marvellous years of everything great about Melbourne! Melbourne Day is on Friday, 30th August, 2019. This year the festival will be the best yet, welcoming in 184 years of the ci ..
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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 2019
➲ When: 10th of June 2019 To 16th of June 2019MEN AND FAMILIES - Keeping Boys and Men Healthy Men's Health Week 10-16 June 2019. Communities across Australia come together and create fun and engaging events, promotions and activities tailor ..
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 ..
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 predicted to rise t ..
NAIDOC Week 2019
➲ When: 1st of July 2019 To 7th of July 2019NAIDOC 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 2019
➲ When: 4th of August 2019 To 10th of August 20194 - 10 August 2019 | National Missing Persons Week is an annual event to raise community awareness of the issues and impacts surrounding missing persons. There are various issues associated with y ..
National Stroke Week 2019
➲ When: 2nd of September 2019 To 8th of September 2019Monday 2 to Sunday 8 September 2019 Every step counts towards a healthy life. This year, Stroke Foundation is encouraging Australians to discover how easy it is to fit healthy habits into thei ..
National Tree Day 2019
➲ When: 28th of July 2019Get 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 2019
➲ When: 1st of September 20191st September 2019 - falls on a Sunday. 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 2019
➲ When: 7th of July 2019Sunday 7th July 2019 | 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 bi ..
Pink Bun 2019 | Breast Cancer Network Australia
➲ When: 2nd of May 2019 To 29th of May 2019The Pink Bun campaign runs until May 29 in all Bakers Delight bakeries across Australia. Until May 15, 100 per cent of the money from Pink Fun Buns sales will be donated to BCNA. From May 16 t ..
Plastic Free July 2019
➲ When: 1st of July 2019 To 31st of July 2019Joining 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 plastic and challenges ..
Public Holiday: Queen's Birthday
➲ When: 12th of June 2019The next declared public holiday in Victoria is Queen's Birthday Monday 12 June Public Holiday | More 2019 Victorian Special Days Victoria celebrates the following special days, h ..
QUIT | World No Tobacco Day 2019
➲ When: 31st of May 2019Every 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 f ..
R U OK? Day 2019
➲ When: 12th of September 2019Thursday 12th September 2019 | 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 ..
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 2019
➲ When: 28th of June 2019In 31 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 ..
September 11 | Shine On Tribute 2019
➲ When: 11th of September 2019We remind all Victorians to turn on their lights at 8:47am on Wednesday 11th September 2019 in tribute to the victims of 9/11. It is important to remember the tragic events of this day so they may ..
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 ..
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