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Ask Izzy | Free Help for all Australians
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayWhen 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 ..
Grand Final Friday & Parade 2020
➲ When: 25th of September 2020Friday 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 ..
What's Open Christmas Day 2020
➲ When: 25th of December 2020What'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 ..
10 Reasons To Stay Indoors: CoronaVirus
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 ..
Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2020
➲ When: 19th of October 2020 To 25th of October 2020The 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 ..
Australian Citizenship Day 2021
➲ When: 17th of September 2021Australian 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 ..
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 ..
Batman Day 2020
➲ When: 15th of September 202015th 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 ..
Be Kind Day 2021
➲ When: 2nd of March 2021Australia'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 ..
CHOICE Shiny Award - Winners
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 ..
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 2021
➲ When: 7th of March 2021SUNDAY 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 ..
COVID-19 Testing Site | Melbourne Showgrounds
⊜ Melbourne Showgrounds - Melbourne Showgrounds Flemington
➲ When: 24th of June 2020 To 31st of July 2020The 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 ..
Dandenong Ranges: Ready When You Are
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayThe 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 ..
Daylight Saving 2020 | Start
➲ When: 5th of October 2020This 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 ..
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 Week 2020
➲ When: 26th of July 2020 To 2nd of August 2020Sunday, 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 ..
Dry July 2020
➲ When: 1st of July 2020 To 31st of July 2020No 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 ..
Earth Hour 2021
➲ When: 27th of March 2021Join 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 ..
Free Travel Vouchers | Cardholders
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayEligible 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 ..
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) ..
Greek Independence Day 2021
⊜ Rye Foreshore Rye
➲ When: 25th of March 2021Thursday 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 ..
Groundhog Day 2021
➲ When: 2nd of February 2021Tuesday 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 ..
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 People with Disability 2020
➲ When: 3rd of December 2020Thursday 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 Women's Day 2021
➲ When: 8th of March 2021International 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 ..
➲ When: 1st of July 2020 To 30th of July 2020If 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 ..
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 ..
Melbourne Knowledge Week 2020
➲ When: 11th of May 2020 To 7th of July 2020Melbourne 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 Water Restrictions 2012 > Current
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 Water Target 155
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayLet'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'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 ..
Mental Health Week 2020
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 ..
More.. things to see hear & do this weekend
➲ Every Friday, 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 activ ..
National Children's Week 2020
➲ When: 19th of October 2020 To 25th of October 2020Children'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 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 Ride2Work Day 2020
➲ When: 21st of October 2020Ride2Work 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 Tea Day 2020
➲ When: 15th of December 2020The 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 Tree Day 2020
➲ When: 2nd of August 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 2021
➲ When: 28th of March 2021SAY 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 ..
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 2020
➲ When: 29th of September 2020Tuesday 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 ..
QUIT | World No Tobacco Day 2021
➲ When: 31st of May 2021Every 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 ..
R U OK? Day 2020
➲ When: 10th of September 2020Thursday 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 ..
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: 14th 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 ..
Restaurants, cafes and pubs: After Lockdown
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 ..
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 | 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 ..
Sky High: Australia's Best Views
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 ..
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 ..
Stay Apart Together: new Spencer Tunick PhotoShoot
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundaySpencer 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 ..
Things to see, hear & do this weekend
➲ Every Friday, 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 2020
➲ When: 21st of September 20202020 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 ..
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 2020
➲ When: 1st of December 2020Tuesday 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 Alzheimer's Day 2020
➲ When: 21st of September 2020Dementia 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 Humanitarian Day 2020
➲ When: 19th of August 2020The 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 Laughter Day 2021
⊜ Federation Square - Corner Flinders St and St Kilda Road Melbourne
➲ When: 2nd of May 2021Sunday 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 Stroke Day 2020
➲ When: 29th of October 2020World 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 ..
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