Databases and Events


(DO) EVENTS / ACTIVITIES

Suburban – Local traders associations / chambers of commerce/ Local community associations / Local tourism promotion

– Also refer to local councils, Shopping strips and villages.

Inner Western Melbourne – Melbournes west tourism – http://www.melbourneswest.com.au
Altona Village – https://www.facebook.com/altonavillage.tradersassociation/
Docklands Chamber of Commerce – http://www.docklandscc.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/MelbDock/
Footscray traders association – http://www.footscraytraders.com.au/
Kingsville west – https://www.facebook.com/vernonstreet3015/
Newport traders – visitnewport.com.au
Seddon community group – http://www.seddoncommunity.com.au and https://www.facebook.com/seddoncommunitygroup/
Seddon village traders association – https://www.facebook.com/seddonvillage/
Williamstown chamber of commerce – http://www.visitwilliamstown.com.au
Yarraville village traders association – http://yarraville.org and https://www.facebook.com/YarravilleTraders/

Outer Western Melbourne:

Inner Northern Melbourne:

Outer Northern Melbourne:

Inner Eastern Melbourne:

Outer Eastern Melbourne:

Inner South East Melbourne:

Outer South East Melbourne:


Local area guides – Notable

Broadsheet – Guide to Footscray- https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/guides/guide-footscray

Local Council Tourism, Events and Festivals portals – Also magazines, event brochures and newsletters
– Also look at council Facebook pages
– Council arts events and portals can be found on the ‘Melbourne arts page’

Portals of councils:

*** Discover your own backyard – Melbourne (Events and attractions sorted by Council areas, interests and whats on ) – http://www.dyob.com.au/

Know your council (Summary of Melbourne councils and figures) – https://knowyourcouncil.vic.gov.au/
– List of councils – http://knowyourcouncil.vic.gov.au/councils

Victorian government – List of councils and shires –
https://www.vic.gov.au/government-economy/local-councils/victorian-local-councils.html

Metropolitan Area Councils (31):

Banyule
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.banyule.vic.gov.au/Council/Whats-On
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/banyulecouncil/

Bayside –
– Tourism –
– Events -http://www.bayside.vic.gov.au/things_to_see_and_do/whats_on_events_calendar.htm
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/baysidecitycouncil/

Boroondara –
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/utilities/calendar and http://www.booroondaralife.com.au
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/boroondaracouncil/

Brimbank
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.brimbank.vic.gov.au/Events and Brimbank council news – http://www.buzz.brimbank.vic.gov.au/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/BrimbankCouncil/

Cardinia –
– Tourism –
– Events – https://www.cardinia.vic.gov.au/events
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CardiniaShireCouncil/

Casey –
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.casey.vic.gov.au/arts-leisure/calendar-of-events
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/CityOfCasey/events/?ref=page_internal

Dandenong –
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.greaterdandenong.com/events/home
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/greaterdandenong/

Darebin
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/en/Discover-Darebin/Events
– Arts – http://www.darebinarts.com.au
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cityofdarebin/
– Feedback portal – http://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/Your-Say/Have-Your-Say/Your-Say

Frankston council
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.frankston.vic.gov.au/Things_To_Do/Events/Major_Events
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/FrankstonCityCouncil/

Geelong regional council
– Tourism –
– Events – https://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/events/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cityofgreatergeelong and https://www.facebook.com/eventsgeelong

Glen Eira
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/Connect/Events
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GlenEiraCityCouncil/ and https://www.facebook.com/gleneiraarts/

Hobsons bay
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Home and (Events) http://www.visithobsonsbay.com.au/events.aspx and (Arts) http://www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au/ and and (Library) http://libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/whats-on/
– Feedback portal – http://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Council/Have-your-say
– Upcoming events – http://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Arts-Leisure/Festivals-Events/Upcoming-events

Hobsons Bay
– Tourism –
– Events – Woods Street Arts Space – http://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Arts_Leisure/Arts/Woods_Street_Arts_Space
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/HobsonsBayCityCouncil/ and https://www.facebook.com/pg/creativecityhobsonsbay/events/
– Libraries – https://www.facebook.com/pg/HobsonsBayLibraries/events/

Hume Council
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.hume.vic.gov.au/Whats_On/Upcoming_Events
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/humecitycouncil/

Kingston
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.kingston.vic.gov.au/Get-Involved/Festivals-and-Events
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CityOfKingston/

Knox
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.knox.vic.gov.au/festivals
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/Knoxcouncil/events/

Manningham
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.manningham.vic.gov.au/events
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ManninghamCouncil/

** Maribyrnong
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au
– News – https://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/News/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/Maribyrnong/events/?ref=page_internal
– Feedback portal – http://maribyrnong.engagementhq.com/maribynong-engagement-hq

– Events – https://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/festivalcity/Home
– Calendar – http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/Calendar/Calendar.aspx
– Arts – http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/artsandculture
– Facebook – Arts – https://www.facebook.com/pg/artsandculturemaribyrnong/events/?ref=page_internal

– Maribyrnong – Festival activations – https://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/festivalcity/Festivals-Activations
– Maribyrnong – Phoenix Youth Centre –
http://www.phoenixyouth.com.au/

Maroondah
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.maroondah.vic.gov.au/Events.aspx
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/MaroondahCityCouncil/

Melbourne City
– Tourism –
– Events – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/Pages/Whatson.aspx
– Events and partnerships –
http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/arts-and-culture/events-partnerships/Pages/events-partnerships.aspx
– Feedback and consultatation –

– Magazine – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/melbournemag
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cityofmelbourne/ and https://www.facebook.com/pg/WhatsOnMelb/events/
– Youtube video – https://www.youtube.com/user/MelbourneCityCouncil/videos

– Subscribe to newsletters and alerts – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Pages/I-want-to-full-list.aspx

Melton city council
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.melton.vic.gov.au/Out-n-About/Events
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cityofmelton/

Moonee valley
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/mooneevalleycc/
-(Events) http://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/experience-moonee-valley/events-and-festivals.aspx
– (Arts) http://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/experience-moonee-valley/arts-and-culture.aspx
-(Experience) http://mvcc.vic.gov.au/experience-moonee-valley.aspx

Monash
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.monash.vic.gov.au/events/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cityofmonash/

Moreland
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/arts-and-festivals/community-festivals.html
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/morelandcitycouncil/

Nillumbik
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.nillumbik.vic.gov.au/Things_to_do/Festivals/Community_Festivals
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/nillumbikcouncil/

Port Phillip
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/eventCalendar/event/eventList.asp? and http://www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/events-calendar
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/cityofportphillip/events/
– – Feedback portal – http://haveyoursay.portphillip.vic.gov.au/

Stonnington
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.stonnington.vic.gov.au/events/ and http://www.stonnington.vic.gov.au/Discover/Community-event-calendar
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/cityofstonnington/events/

Whittlesea
– Tourism –
– Events – https://www.whittlesea.vic.gov.au/events-recreation/things-to-see-and-do/events/ and (Arts) https://www.whittlesea.vic.gov.au/events-recreation/things-to-see-and-do/art-exhibitions/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/CityOfWhittlesea/events/

Whitehorse
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Festivals.html and http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Event-Calendar.html
– Facebook – http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Social-Media.html

Wyndham
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.experiencewyndham.com.au/whatson
– Social media – https://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/contact-us/connect-us
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/experiencewyndham/events/ and https://www.facebook.com/pg/wyndhamcityliving/events/

Yarra City
– Tourism –
– Events – http://yarracityarts.com.au/events/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/yarracitycouncil/events/
– Feedback portal -https://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/contact-us/have-your-say

Regional Area Councils / Shires:

Alpine Shire Council BRIGHT http://www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au/Page/Page.aspx?Page_Id=1805#BM4229

Ararat Rural City Council ARARAT http://www.ararat.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Ballarat City Council BALLARAT http://www.ballarat.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Bass Coast Shire Council WONTHAGGI http://www.basscoast.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Baw Baw Shire Council DROUIN http://www.bawbawshire.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Benalla Rural City Council BENALLA http://www.benalla.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Buloke Shire Council WYCHEPROOF http://www.buloke.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Campaspe Shire Council ECHUCA http://www.campaspe.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Central Goldfields Shire Council MARYBOROUGH http://www.centralgoldfields.com.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Colac Otway Shire Council COLAC http://www.colacotway.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Corangamite Shire Council CAMPERDOWN http://www.corangamite.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

East Gippsland Shire Council BAIRNSDALE http://www.eastgippsland.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Gannawarra Shire Council KERANG http://www.gannawarra.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Glenelg Shire Council PORTLAND http://www.glenelg.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Golden Plains Shire Council BANNOCKBURN http://www.goldenplains.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Greater Bendigo City Council BENDIGO http://www.bendigo.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Greater Geelong City Council GEELONG http://www.geelongaustralia.com.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Greater Shepparton City Council SHEPPARTON greatershepparton.com.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Hepburn Shire Council DAYLESFORD http://www.hepburn.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Hindmarsh Shire Council NHILL http://www.hindmarsh.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Horsham Rural City Council HORSHAM http://www.hrcc.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Indigo Shire Council BEECHWORTH http://www.indigoshire.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.indigoshire.vic.gov.au/Tourism_Events/Tourism_News_Media and
http://www.indigoshire.vic.gov.au/Tourism_Events/Festivals_Events

Latrobe City Council MORWELL http://www.latrobe.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Loddon Shire Council WEDDERBURN http://www.loddon.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Macedon Ranges Shire Council KYNETON http://www.mrsc.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Mansfield Shire Council MANSFIELD http://www.mansfield.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Mildura Rural City Council MILDURA http://www.mildura.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Mitchell Shire Council BROADFORD http://www.mitchellshire.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Moira Shire Council COBRAM http://www.moira.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Moorabool Shire Council BALLAN http://www.moorabool.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council ROSEBUD http://www.mornpen.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events – http://www.mornpen.vic.gov.au/Whats_On/Events
– Facebook – Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/mornpenshire

Mount Alexander Shire Council CASTLEMAINE http://www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Moyne Shire Council PORT FAIRY http://www.moyne.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Murrindindi Shire Council ALEXANDRA http://www.murrindindi.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Northern Grampians Shire Council STAWELL http://www.ngshire.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Pyrenees Shire Council BEAUFORT http://www.pyrenees.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Borough of Queenscliffe QUEENSCLIFF http://www.queenscliffe.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

South Gippsland Shire Council LEONGATHA http://www.southgippsland.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Southern Grampians Shire Council HAMILTON http://www.sthgrampians.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Strathbogie Shire Council EUROA http://www.strathbogie.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Surf Coast Shire Council TORQUAY http://www.surfcoast.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Swan Hill Rural City Council SWAN HILL http://www.swanhill.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Towong Shire Council TALLANGATTA http://www.towong.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Wangaratta Rural City Council WANGARATTA http://www.wangaratta.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Warrnambool City Council WARRNAMBOOL http://www.warrnambool.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Wellington Shire Council SALE http://www.wellington.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

West Wimmera Shire Council EDENHOPE http://www.westwimmera.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Wodonga City Council WODONGA http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –

Yarra Ranges Shire Council LILYDALE http://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events – https://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Lists/Events
– Arts – http://ach.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Home
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/yrcouncil/events/

Yarriambiack Shire Council WARRACKNABEAL http://www.yarriambiack.vic.gov.au
– Tourism –
– Events –


Melbourne event sources
– Event promotion postcards
– Café windows – signs
– Supermarket noticeboards
– University notice boards
– Banking sponsored
– Publications
– Hotels (Concierge / events spaces)
– Retailers (Workshops / instore appearances)
– Event large outdoor A frame signs (Sponsored by real estate agents)
– Cinema brochures
– Information centre brochures
– Arts ticketing centre brochures


Extended break periods or long weekend times
– especially a day between a weekend and a public holiday

Christmas / New Year (Period)
Australia day
Easter
Anzac Day
Queens birthday
AFL Grand final weekend
Melbourne cup


Weather Check

Bureau of Meteorology – http://www.bom.gov.au


General Events and Attractions – Melbourne databases

Note: Metropolitan or Regional events – Refer to official tourism websites in their events sections

** Google calendar address – add this address to your google calendar (Public shared calendar – created by Life through the Lens) –
jhj6b7p3sg9tjfg2o8acrafq0c@group.calendar.google.com

ABC New Melbourne – Curious Melbourne –
http://www.abc.net.au/news/curious/melbourne/
Aesop – articles – http://www.aesop.com/au/article.html
Aesop – events – http://www.aesop.com/au/cat/events-au.html

Age – Spectrum section – You weekend – Weekly summary in the Saturday Age – weekendevents@theage.com.au

Age Newspaper Victoria– Whats on in Melbourne – http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/whats-on-melbourne
– Includes weekly ‘Your weekend: what’s on around Melbourne’ summary

Age Newspaper Victoria – Summer guide – http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/summer-guide.html

** Age (The) – Entertainment – (Movies, TV and radio, music, art, stage) – http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment
** Age (The) – Melbourne Events – http://events.theage.com.au/
Age – Melbourne Express news and activities – https://www.facebook.com/melbexpress/
– Morning summary of news, traffic and etc on the Age home page – linked.

American express traveller – Melbourne – https://americanexpress.traveller.com.au/melbourne/

* Around You (Australian database of Events, Businesss, Attractions and articles appearing based on postcode or suburb) – http://www.aroundyou.com.au/ and Around you – http://www.aroundyou.com.au/melbourne

** Around You – (Best event articles per month, Hidden guides, best of and also Melbourne topic articles) – http://www.aroundyou.com.au/melbourne/articles

Arts Hub – What on – http://www.artshub.com.au/whats-on-now/
– Exhibitions, Festivals and programs, giveaways, industry events, panels, lectures and ideas, performances and gigs

Assemble papers – http://assemblepapers.com.au/
** Assemble papers – Melbourne events – http://assemblepapers.com.au/happening/

Australian good food guide – Australia tourism – https://www.agfg.com.au/guide/listings/
*** Australian good food guide -Victorian tourism – https://www.agfg.com.au/guide/vic/listings/

Australian good food guide -Australia – News and Events https://www.agfg.com.au/guide/news-events/
*** Australian good food guide – Victoria – News and Events – https://www.agfg.com.au/guide/vic/listings/news-events/

Australian good food guide – Australia – Attractions – https://www.agfg.com.au/guide/attractions-tourism/
** Australian good food guide – Victoria – Attractions – https://www.agfg.com.au/guide/vic/listings/attractions-tourism/

Australian Traveller – Victoria – http://www.australiantraveller.com/vic/

Avant Cards Melbourne (Promotional cards around Melbourne) – http://www.avantcard.com.au/ and (Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/AvantCardMedia and http://www.avantcard.com.au/finder and news – http://www.avantcard.com.au/blog/
– Avant card – Location finder – http://www.avantcard.com.au/finder/

Awol (By Junkee) – Things to do in each month in Melbourne – http://awol.junkee.com/
Beat Magazine – Gig guides, Festivals, Music Venues directory, Arts events, Music reviews and releases) – https://www.beat.com.au/

*** Beat magazine – events – http://www.beat.com.au/section/music/all/all

Bank of Melbourne – events and culture – https://www.bankofmelbourne.com.au/about/partnerships
Bank of Melbourne – Banking sponsored events in Melbourne – https://www.facebook.com/BankofMelbourne/

Big bus (Includes Melbourne articles) – http://thebigbus.com.au/
Big bus – Things to do in Melbourne – http://thebigbus.com.au/destination/australia-travel-guide/things-to-do-in-melbourne/

*** Broadsheet (Food and drink, nightlife, fashion and shopping, art and design, entertainment, things to do, directory) – http://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/ and (Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/broadsheet.melbourne
– Includes printed lifestyle newspaper.

*** Melbourne news – https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/city-file/

Broadsheet Melbourne – Entertainment Events – https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/entertainment/

Broadsheet – Melbourne guides – https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/guides/

Broadsheet – Travel – https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/travel/
– 24 hours series – https://www.broadsheet.com.au/national/series/24-hours

Bunnings – instore appearances and workshops – http://www.bunnings.com.au/yourstore

City Mapper Melbourne – https://content.citymapper.com/melbourne

Civic guide (local area information boards) – http://www.civicguides.com.au/
And Civic guides locations – http://www.civicguides.com.au/whereweare.html

Club Melbourne (Victorian events promotion organisation) – http://www.clubmelbourne.com.au/

Coast Magazine – Wonthaggi and coast region, Victoria – http://www.coastmagazine.net/coast-online.html

Concierge services – David Melkonian – http://www.dmconcierge.com
Concierge services / guide – James ridenour – Melbourne http://www.jamesridenour.com/

** Concrete playground – Melbourne (Also Auckland, Sydney, Brisbane, Wellington) http://melbourne.concreteplayground.com.au/ and Melbourne events – http://concreteplayground.com/melbourne/events/

– Includes Weekly summaries of best things to do this week in Melbourne.
– Best things to do in Melbourne this week under 20 dollars – http://concreteplayground.com/melbourne/pinboard/the-best-things-to-do-in-melbourne-this-week-under-20/

– Travel and leisure – http://concreteplayground.com/melbourne/category/travel-leisure/
– Design and style – http://concreteplayground.com/melbourne/category/design-style/

– Guides to Melbourne getaway locations – http://concreteplayground.com/melbourne/pinboard/a-weekenders-guide-to-melbournes-best-getaways/
– Guide to Summer – http://concreteplayground.com/melbourne/board/the-summer-guide-to-melbourne-201617/

– Detours – Weekly summary of out of town events and activities – https://concreteplayground.com/melbourne/board/detours-make-time-for-an-adventure-every-day-3/

Country womens association – Events – http://www.cwaofvic.org.au/news-events

*** Culture guide Victoria – Printed Publication and portal (Annual) – http://www.culturaltourismvictoria.com.au/ and Culture Victoria – http://www.culturevictoria.com/
And http://www.culturaltourismvictoria.com.au/?sectionID=10583&pageID=10621
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/culturaltourismvic/

Daily addict – Melbourne (Events and city happenings) – http://www.dailyaddict.com.au/?location=melbourne
Destination Docklands – http://www.destinationdocklands.com.au/

Destination Melbourne -http://www.destinationmelbourne.com.au/ and events – http://www.destinationmelbourne.com.au/events/

Destination Melbourne – News – https://destination.melbourne/news

*** Destination Melbourne (Official Melbourne maps and tourism publications) – http://www.destinationmelbourne.com.au/marketing/publications/

*** Discover your own backyard (Events and activities in Melbourne and within / sorted by council area) [Includes Newsletter] – By Destination Melbourne http://www.dyob.com.au/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/DiscoverYourOwnBackyard
– Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/DYOBMelbourne

Suburbs – https://www.dyob.com.au/suburbs
– Inner – https://www.dyob.com.au/suburbs/inner
– North west – https://www.dyob.com.au/suburbs/north-west
– North – https://www.dyob.com.au/suburbs/north
– North East – https://www.dyob.com.au/suburbs/north-east
– East – https://www.dyob.com.au/suburbs/east
– South East – https://www.dyob.com.au/suburbs/south
– South West – https://www.dyob.com.au/suburbs/south-west
– West – https://www.dyob.com.au/suburbs/west

Things to do – https://www.dyob.com.au/things-to-do
– Accomodation
– See and do
– Kids
– Events – https://www.dyob.com.au/things-to-do/events
– Food and drink

Stories – https://www.dyob.com.au/stories
Useful information – https://www.dyob.com.au/useful-info
Site map – https://www.dyob.com.au/sitemap

Docklands Chamber of Commerce – http://www.docklandscc.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/MelbDock/

Embassies and consulates (Within each city / region) – Rgeularly hold exhibitions and events

Escape – Victoria – News Limited Australia – http://www.escape.com.au/australia/victoria

** EventBrite (Event sessions directory) – http://www.eventbrite.com.au/
– Melbourne events – Portal page – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/d/australia–melbourne/events/
– Melbourne events by date – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/d/australia–melbourne/events/?crt=regular&page=5&sort=date
– My tickets (Tickets you have registered for) – https://www.eventbrite.com/mytickets/

Popular events
This weekend
Music events
Food and drink
Business and professional
Science and technology
Health and wellness
Free events – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/d/australia–melbourne/free–events/?place_id=101933229

More categories:
Family and education
Performing and visual arts
Govenment and politics
Hobbies and special interest
Community and culture
Religion and spirituality
Film, media and entertainment
Charity and causes
Home and lifestyle
Fashion and beauty
Travel and outdoor
Sports and fitness
School activities
Other

Event Finda (Melbourne) – http://melbourne.eventfinda.com.au/

Eventful – Melbourne Eventshttp://melbourne.eventful.com/events

Everi – Events portal – https://everi.com.au/

Facebook – Melbourne events – https://www.facebook.com/events/
– Subscribe to specific page events for alerts on new events.

Facebook
– Events calendar – https://www.facebook.com/events/calendar/
– Discovery – https://www.facebook.com/events/discovery/
– Birthdays – https://www.facebook.com/events/birthdays/

Facebook – local or community area events, newsboards or suburban based Facebook groups (Various)

Facebook local app – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.facebook.Socal&hl=en

Five of the best (Escape, eat, drink, play) – http://fiveofthebest.com/

Fashion Journal – Melbourne events – http://fashionjournal.com.au/

*** Federation square – events schedule (Includes free daily classes in yoga and wellbeing, cultural festivals and more – Sign up to the newsletter to be informed of regular events)- http://fedsquare.com/events/
– What’s in at federation square weekly events paper at info centre

– Summer events – http://fedsquare.com/umbrellas/summer

Federation square whats on – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Placestogo/FedSquare/Pages/FedSquare-WhatsOn.aspx

** Free Melbourne – http://freemelbourne.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/freemelbourne/
– Weekly summary of events
– Updates on new restaurants, shops, events.

Gumtree (Classifieds and events) – http://www.gumtree.com.au/

Hello Melbourne (Publication) – http://www.hellomelbourne.com.au

Herald sun – Melbourne life portal – http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/melbourne-features

Herald sun – Melbourne Lifestyle – http://www.heraldsun.com.au/lifestyle/melbourne

Herald Sun – Victoria News – http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria

Hidden city secrets Melbourne – http://www.hiddencitysecrets.com.au/
– Hidden city secrets – events portal – http://www.hiddencitysecrets.com.au/melbourne/

Hidden city secrets – Melbourne news – https://www.hiddencitysecrets.com.au/melbourne-news/
– Including Whats on weekly guides

Ikea – events – http://www.ikea.com/au/en/
Insider Guides – Melbourne – http://insiderguides.com.au/ and http://insiderguides.com.au/melbourne/

**** Leader Newspapers – News limited – Melbourne Publications and also events and news – http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader
– Whats on page (events) – whatson@leadernews.com.au

Lets go kids (Family tourism guide) – Melbourne – https://www.letsgokids.com.au/ and https://issuu.com/letsgokids

Library email updates

Little Melbourne – http://www.littlemelbourne.com.au
Living in Melbourne – http://www.living-in-melbourne.com/

* Local Eyes (Melbourne events and activities portal) – http://www.local-eyes.com.au/
Lonely planet – Victoria – Travel tips and articles – http://www.lonelyplanet.com/australia/victoria/travel-tips-and-articles
Lonely Planet – Things to do in Melbourne – http://www.lonelyplanet.com/australia/melbourne/things-to-do

Magmedia – Melbourne CBD postcode event, lifestyle and culture monthly magazines – http://www.magmedia.com.au/category/magazines/

Melbourne Airport – Melbourne and Victoria Events Summary – http://melbourneairport.com.au/flight-passenger-info/visiting-melbourne/overview.html

Melbourne and werribee zoo events – http://www.melbournezooevents.com.au/

Melbourne City council – Events calendarhttp://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/AboutMelbourne/Pages/EventsCalendar.aspx

Melbourne city council – Older people – Out and about – https://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/health-support-services/for-older-people/programs-events/Pages/community-programs-events.aspx
– Out and about newsletter and activity guide – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/health-support-services/for-older-people/programs-events/Pages/out-and-about-newsletter.aspx

Melbourne city council – Melbourne moments –
http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/melbmoment

*** Melbourne city council – Whats on in Melbournehttps://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/
Blog – https://whatsonblog.melbourne.vic.gov.au/

– Site map – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Pages/SiteMap.aspx
– Youtube page – https://www.youtube.com/user/MelbourneCityCouncil/videos

What’s on Melbourne – Main events portal –
https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/whatson/pages/whatson.aspx
Whats on Melbourne – Melbourne seasonal activities – –
– Winter – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/whatson/winter/Pages/default.aspx
– Summer – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/summer/Pages/summer.aspx

Melbourne city council – Whats on in Melbourne – free events- https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/Free/Pages/Free.aspx?start=0
* Melbourne International Students News (Events and Melbourne Happenings) – http://www.meldmagazine.com.au/

* Melbourne International Students News – The Weekender (Weekly summary of upcoming Weekend Melbourne events) – http://www.meldmagazine.com.au/?s=weekender

Melbourne International students events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/cityofmelbourneinternationalstudents/events/

Melbourne city council – Whats on in Melbourne – Community events-https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/community/Community/Pages/CommunityEvents.aspx

Melbourne city council – Exhibitions – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/Exhibitions/Pages/Exhibitions.aspx

Melbourne Now – http://www.melbournenow.com.au/

Melbourne playgrounds – events and attractions portal – http://www.melbourneplaygrounds.com.au/

Melbourne to do (Events and activity portal – semi blog) – http://melbournetodo.com/

Melbourne Weekender (TV show on Network 7 – Melbourne and Victoria events, activities and sights) – http://www.melbourneweekender.com/

Melbourne – Love My City – Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/MelbourneLoveMyCity
Melbourne now – By Destination Melbourne – events – http://www.melbournenow.com.au/operator/search#/type/seeanddo/

Melbournes west – Whats on – http://melbourneswest.com.au/whats-on/

Meld Magazine (International Student Melbourne portal) – http://www.meldmagazine.com.au/

My City Melbourne – https://mycitymelbourne.net/

Meetup – peer organised attraction visits, meetings, and talks – http://www.meetup.com.au
– Meetup topics – https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/topics/

Notable meetup groups
– Maptime Melbourne – https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Maptime-Melbourne/

*** My Destination – Melbourne – Activity, attraction and event portal – http://www.mydestination.com/melbourne/ and http://www.mydestinationmelbourne.com.au/

Nabo – Neighbourhood events – https://www.nabo.com.au/

Nearify – Events Melbourne – http://www.nearify.com/browse

Nova 100 radio – events portal – https://www.nova100.com.au/nova100/events

*** Only Melbourne (Well known portal of events, sights and activities in Melbourne) – http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au and Attractions http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/things-to-do-in-melbourne.php and

Events in Melbourne- http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/whats-on-melbourne-calendar.php and Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/melbournethingstodo

*** Facebook groups (Portal) – https://www.facebook.com/groups/

Facebook pages (Notable)
Facebook – events – Follow page – but not follow posts – keep event alerts on.
– Fireworks in Melbourne – https://www.facebook.com/pg/fireworksinmelbourne/events/

** On the list Melbourne (Monthly listing of Weekend events by Candy Hertz – Weekly Video and Event list article) – http://onthelistmelbourne.com.au/ and http://onthelistmelbourne.com.au/blog/

Only Melbourne – Things to do in Melbourne – http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/things-to-do-in-melbourne.php
Only Melbourne – Whats on Melbourne calendar – http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/whats-on-melbourne-calendar.php

Optus- loyalty programme events – http://www.optus.com.au

Parks Victoria – Events – http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/get-involved/events

Pedestrian TV (Pop culture and lifestyle – includes Misc Melbourne events ) – http://www.pedestrian.tv/

Play Melbourne (Victorian Tourism – interactive tourism portal) http://playmelbourne.com.au/
Plus ones – Melbourne – https://theplusones.com/melbourne/
Postcards (Victorian events and sights weekly TV show – Channel 9) http://www.visitvictoria.com/postcards-home and https://www.9now.com.au/postcards and https://www.facebook.com/9Postcards/

Postcoder – http://www.postcoder.com.au/melbourne/
Qantas – travel insiders – Melbourne –
http://travelinsider.qantas.com.au/australia/victoria/melbourne

Qantas Travel insider – Melbourne city guide – http://travelinsider.qantas.com.au/city-guides/melbourne-city-guide/ and http://travelinsider.qantas.com.au/australia/victoria/

RACV – Events – https://www.racv.com.au/travel-leisure/events.html

RACV Tickets – http://tickets.racv.com.au/
RACV Royal auto magazine – Victoria – http://www.racv.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/royalauto/home/travel/australia/victoria

RACV Royal auto magazine – Australia – http://www.racv.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/royalauto/home/travel/australia

*** RACV – Royal Auto – Victorian Events Calendar – http://www.racv.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/royalauto/home/events

*** RACV – Royal Auto – Melbourne Home and community portal – http://www.racv.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/royalauto/home/home-community

Radio stations – events portals –
Fox FM
Smooth FM – Melbourne events – http://www.smooth.com.au/smooth/tag/events
Nova FM – http://www.nova100.com.au/events/
Kiis FM

Really Melbourne – https://reallymelbourne.com.au/

Sensis events –

Smudge Eats – Events – http://smudgeeats.com.au/melbourne/

Skybus – Melbourne travel blog – https://www.skybus.com.au/blog/

***** Star Weekly – Fairfax – Local news and events – http://www.starweekly.com.au
– Community calendar – communitycalendar@starweekly.com.au

Telstra – Loyalty programme events – https://www.telstra.com.au/thanks

This Week in Melbounre (Publication per season and online portal) – http://www.thisweekinaustralia.com/index.php/this-week-in-melbourne/ and http://www.exploreaustralia.net.au/Victoria/Melbourne

Three thousand Melbourne – The thousands (Also Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Perth, Sydney) – http://www.thethousands.com.au/melbourne

*** Timeout Melbourne (Portal of events, activities, art scene and more – Food and drink, Things to do, Arts and entertainment, music and nightlife, shopping, area guides, travel) [Includes Newsletter]– http://www.au.timeout.com/melbourne/

** Things to do (each month) – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/things-to-do/

Site map – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/sitemap

Timeout Melbourne – Things to do this weekend – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/things-to-do/things-to-do-in-melbourne-this-weekend

Timeout Melbourne – Things to do in Summer https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/things-to-do/summer-events-in-melbourne
– December – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/things-to-do/things-to-do-in-melbourne-in-december
– January – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/things-to-do/things-to-do-in-melbourne-in-january
– February – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/things-to-do/things-to-do-in-melbourne-in-february

Sitemap – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/sitemap
Events – Overall summary and search – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/search#/?viewstate=list&page_number=1 and portal https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/things-to-do
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/TimeOutMelbourne/
Magazine – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/magazine
Area Guides – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/area-guides

News – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/news

Travel – Melbourne, Other Australia and International – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/travel

Travellers Companion – Australian free travel publications – http://www.travellerscompanion.com.au

Tripadvisor – Attractions in inner Melbourne – http://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Attractions-g255100-Activities-Melbourne_Victoria.html
Tripadvisor – Attractions in greater Melbourne – http://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Attractions-g2699946-Activities-Greater_Melbourne_Victoria.html
Tripadvisor – Melbourne online forum – http://www.tripadvisor.com.au/ShowForum-g255100-i278-Melbourne_Victoria.html

True Melbourne (True Local) https://www.facebook.com/TrueMelbourne and Directory of Melbourne – (Restaurants, Takeaways, Cafe, Pubs and bars) and http://www.truelocal.com.au/cms/

Uber – Regularly holds puppy or kitten or food delivery events – https://www.uber.com/cities/melbourne/

Uber – Discover melbourne guide – https://www.uber.com/info/discover-melbourne/
– Discover, airport guide, were to go, where to eat and rink, home delivery, whats on

Universe – Events portal – https://www.universe.com/explore

*** Urbanlist (The)- Melbourne (Also Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Auckland, Gold coast, Sunshine coast)
– Melbourne food, events and everything on what to see and do (Includes Weekend summaries) [Includes Newsletter] –
http://www.theurbanlist.com/melbourne/
and directory – http://www.theurbanlist.com/melbourne/directory

Victoria 365 (Portal of events and activities held all around Victoria) – http://www.victoria365.com.au/

Victoria Harbour – Docklands – News and events- http://www.victoriaharbour.com.au/news-and-events/news-and-events

*** Victorian Government – Events Calendar – http://www.vic.gov.au/calendar.html

Victorian government – Events Victoria state event portal – http://www.eventsvictoria.com/
Victorian Northeast and Alpine region Tourist news – Tourism publication – http://nemedia.com.au/supplements/tourist-news/

Virgin Australia airlines – Melbourne summary – https://travel.virginaustralia.com/au/destinations/melbourne

Visit Melbourne (Official Tourism Portal) – http://www.visitmelbourne.com/
Visit Melbourne – Melbourne portal – http://www.visitmelbourne.com/Regions/Melbourne

– Twist campaign (2017) – http://www.visitmelbourne.com/twist
Visit Melbourne – Blog – http://www.visitmelbourneblog.com/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/visitmelbourne
– *** Facebook page – Events summary – https://www.facebook.com/pg/visitmelbourne/events/
– Flickr – https://www.flickr.com/photos/visitmelbourne/

Visit Victoria – http://www.visitvictoria.com/
– Sitemap – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Sitemap
** Visit Victoria (Official Tourism Events Portal) – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Events
Visit Victoria – Melbourne events – Portal – http://www.visitvictoria.com/regions/Melbourne/Events/
Visit Victoria – Regional events – Events within each region page – http://www.visitvictoria.com/regions/

Visit Victoria – Major events – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Events/Major-events
Vist Victoria – Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/visitvic/
Visit Victoria – site map – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Sitemap

– Major Events – Arts and Exhibitions – Film – Learning – Music – Theatre and Performing arts – Food and wine – Sports – Multicultural – Markets and Vintage – Family – Community – Gardens and agriculture – Lifestyle

Visit Victoria – Official Regions of Victoria Guide

Things to do:

http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do

Top Attractions

Art & Culture – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Art-theatre-and-culture
– Art Galleries – Museums

Entertainment – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Entertainment

Food and Wine- http://www.visitvictoria.com/Food-and-wine
– Wine Regions – Restaurants- Cafes – Local produce – Craft Breweries

Shopping

http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Shopping

Spa and Wellbeing

http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Spa-and-wellbeinghttp://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Spa-and-wellbeing

Nature and Wildlife – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Nature-and-wildlife
– Wildlife and Zoos – National Parks and Reserves – Scenic Lookouts

Outdoor Activities 
– Walking and hiking – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Outdoor-activities/Walking-and-hiking
– Cycling (Destinations, Recreational riding, Road riding, Mountain biking, events) 
– Skiing and Snowboarding- http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Outdoor-activities/Skiing
– Water sports 
– Fishing 
– Camping – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Outdoor-activities/Camping
– Horse riding 
– Four-wheel driving 
– Action sports (Rockclimbing, Abseiling, Skydiving and hand gliding)

http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Outdoor-activities
Leisure activities – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Leisure-activities

History and Heritage

http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/History-and-heritage
Aboriginal Victoria – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Aboriginal-Victoria

Family activities

Road trips – Touring routes and itineraries

http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Touring-routes

Tours

http://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Tours

Visit Victoria – Pieces of Victoria Blog and weekly newsletter summary of articles – http://www.piecesofvictoria.com/

Visit Victoria – Film locations – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Wander-Victoria/Film-locations
Visit Victoria – Regions – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Wander-Victoria/Regions
Visit Victoria – Experience – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Wander-Victoria/Experience
Visit Victoria – Wander Victoria – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Wander-Victoria/
Visit Victoria – Whats on – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Wander-Victoria/Whats-on
– Events listed under each regional page

** Weekend Notes (Portal of things to see and do in Melbourne and surrounds) – http://www.weekendnotes.com/melbourne/
– (Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/WNMelbourne

Categories –
https://www.weekendnotes.com/melbourne/categories/
– Locations, Areas, date, months, tags
– Topics – Food, events, attractions, reviews, tours

Welcome to Victoria – https://vic.welcome-to.com/

We Know Melbourne (Suburb Guides and Melbourne events) – http://weknowmelbourne.com.au/

***** Weekly Review (The) – Melbourne publication with Events and activities – http://www.theweeklyreview.com.au/ and http://www.theweeklyreview.com.au/play/ and – http://www.theweeklyreview.com.au/live/ and https://www.facebook.com/TheWeeklyReview/
– Play – http://www.theweeklyreview.com.au/play/

** Weekly review – whats on – http://www.theweeklyreview.com.au/this-week-whats-on/

What’s on in Geelong – http://whatsoningeelong.com.au/
What’s on Berwick to Trafalgar – http://wowg.com.au/

Where Melbourne – http://melbourne.wheremagazines.com.au/

Where Traveller – Melbourne – After Dark – http://www.melbourneafterdark.com.au

Where to tonight Melbourne (Facebook)- https://www.facebook.com/wheretotonightmelbourne/
Where to go Tonight – Melbourne – http://www.wheretotonight.com/melbourne/
Where Event (Events listing and Booking portal) – http://www.wherevent.com/

Wikipedia – Culture of Melbourne – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_of_Melbourne
Wikipedia – Landmarks in Melbourne – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Landmarks_in_Melbourne
Wikipedia – Tourism in Melbourne – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tourism_in_Melbourne
Wikipedia – Visitor attractions in Melbourne – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Visitor_attractions_in_Melbourne
Wikipedia – Visitor attractions in Victoria – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Visitor_attractions_in_Victoria_(Australia)

Whirlpool Forums – http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/

Word Australia – Australian free travel publications – http://thewordaustralia.com.au/ and issuu.com/sydneyguideandmap

*** Yelp – Portal (by genre) – http://www.yelp.com.au/melbourne
Yelp – Events – http://www.yelp.com.au/events/melbourne


Melbourne / Victoria – Database oriented websites – newsletters and content

– Eateries – new openings, top lists, types of cuisine lists, local food courts, food trucks
– Attractions, new openings, top lists
– Bars and drinking – New openings, top lists, Tea houses, Coffee houses and roasteries
– Architecture – New buildings,
– Design – retail design oriented shops, local city craft stores, urban spaces, gadgets and items
– Art and performance – Theatre, Music, Art galleries (Private and public), Art installations
– Events – Festivals, sporting
– Development – Buildings
– Competitions and give away


Melbourne / Victoria – Notable – Newsletters (To sign up to)

Timeout magazine
Discover your own backyard
Urban list
Local Council – Events, Art newsletters
Smudge Eats
Melbourne Now – Victorian Tourism
Urban walkabout
Melbourne tourism centre – Weekly event summary
Concrete Playground
Broadsheet melbourne


Melbourne / Victoria – Attraction and event publications – Notable

Locations of publications:
– Melbourne Information centre
– Cafes / restaurants

Specific notable:
– RACV Royal auto – http://www.racv.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/royalauto/home/travel and http://racvroyalauto.com.au/
– Timeout melbourne
– Herald sun Newspaper – Saturdays and Sundays
– Age (The) Newspaper – Saturdays and sundays

– Music mag
– Beat mag
– Gram mag


Official Information Centres and tourism agencies Victoria and Travellers Aid / Travel Trade

Australian Tourism Accreditation Program –

Tourism Australia – http://www.tourism.australia.com/

Tourism Australia – Trade events – http://www.tradeevents.australia.com/
– Australia tourism summit – United states
– Australian tourism exchange – Australia
– Walk about Japan
– ITB Berlin

Australian tourism export council (Includes kite industry program) – http://www.atec.net.au/
Australian tourism export council – Elite – tourism industry program – http://www.atec.net.au/ATEC/Industry_Development___Education/ATEC/Industry_Development___Education/Industry_Development___Education.aspx
Australian tourism export council – Young ATEC – http://www.atec.net.au/young-atec.html

Australian tourism awards (Feb) – http://australiantourismawards.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/AustralianTourismAwards/

Backpackers operators association Victoria

Business events Victoria – http://businesseventsvictoria.com/
– Includes Victorian regional planners guide
– Portal of venue locations in Victoria

Melbourne essential

Business Victoria – Tourism resources
http://www.business.vic.gov.au/tourism-

industry-resources

Tourism Industry –
Value of Victoria’s tourism industry
Tourism business support
Tourism career support
Industry partners
Regional tourism organisations and

representatives
Industry crisis resources
The Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy

Branch
Tourism Victoria Annual Reports

Business tools and support-
Starting a tourism business
Marketing your tourism business
Crisis management guide
Tourism accreditation
Funding and grants
Green your tourism business
Accessible tourism
Tourist and Services Signing

Research –
Victoria’s Tourism, Events and Visitor

Economy research unit
International research
Domestic and regional research
Regional visitation
Economic signficance
Survey of tourist accommodation
Research organisations

Committee for Melbourne (Organisation enhancing Melbournes livability) – http://www.melbourne.org.au/
Melbourne Airport Visitor Centre – http://melbourneairport.com.au/flight-passenger-info/aiport-facilities/travellers-information-service–banking.html

Concierge Association Australia – Les Clef dor Australia – http://www.lesclefsdoraustralia.org/
Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) – http://www.cato.asn.au/tourist-offices

Destination Melbourne (Industry tourism authority)- https://destination.melbourne/
– *** News – Victorian tourism and associated news – https://destination.melbourne/news/

Destination Melbourne – Travel Association events – http://www.destinationmelbourne.com.au/events/ and (Industry leadership program) – http://www.destinationmelbourne.com.au/industry/melbourne-tourism-industry-leadership-program/

and https://twitter.com/DestMelbourne and https://www.facebook.com/destinationmelbourne/

Meeting and events Australia – Peak Organisation – http://www.meetingsevents.com.au/

Melbourne convention bureau – http://www.melbournecb.com.au/

– Site map – http://www.melbournecb.com.au/sitemap/

– Event calendar – http://www.melbournecb.com.au/melbourne/melbourne-event-calendar/
– News and media – http://www.melbournecb.com.au/media/
– Conferences – http://www.melbournecb.com.au/conferences-in-melbourne/
– Incentives – http://www.melbournecb.com.au/incentive-programs/
– Meetings and events – http://www.melbournecb.com.au/meetings-events/
– Supplier search – http://www.melbournecb.com.au/meetings-events/supplier-search/
– About – http://www.melbournecb.com.au/about-melbourne-convention-bureau/

Melbourne Tourism Industry Leadership Program – http://www.destinationmelbourne.com.au/industry/melbourne-tourism-industry-leadership-program/

Melbourne now – http://www.melbournenow.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/MelbourneNow/
Melbourne Travel Massive – Meetup group – http://www.meetup.com/Melbourne-Travel-Massive/
National Tourism Alliance – http://www.tourismalliance.org/

Melbourne Visitor Centre (Federation Square) – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/visitors/services/visitorcentre/Pages/MelbourneVisitorCentre.aspx

Tourism Australia – http://www.australia.com
– Newsletter
Tourism Australia – Trade events – http://www.tradeevents.australia.com/
Tourism Australia – Business events – http://businessevents.australia.com/businessevents/
Tourism Australia – Aboriginal tourism – http://www.tourism.australia.com/aboriginal/

Tourism accommodation awards Australia – http://vic.tourismaccommodation.com.au/events/awards-for-excellence/

Tourism Excellence (industry awards) – http://www.tourismexcellence.com.au/

Tourism research Australia – http://www.tra.gov.au/index.html
Tourism Victoria / Visit Victoria (Corporate tourism site) – http://www.tourism.vic.gov.au/ and http://corporate.visitvictoria.com/
– About – http://corporate.visitvictoria.com/about
– Marketing – http://corporate.visitvictoria.com/marketing
– Events – http://corporate.visitvictoria.com/events
– News – http://corporate.visitvictoria.com/news
– Resources – http://corporate.visitvictoria.com/resources

– Media hub – https://mediahub.visitvictoria.com/
– Business Victoria tourism industry resoyrces – http://www.business.vic.gov.au/tourism-industry-resources
– Australian tourism data warehouse – https://atdw.com.au/

Transport and tourism forum Australia – http://www.ttf.org.au/

Travellers Aid – https://www.travellersaid.org.au/

Victorian government – Sport and recreation – http://sport.vic.gov.au/
Victorian government – Tourism industry – http://www.business.vic.gov.au/tourism-industry-resources
Victorian major events company – http://www.vmec.com.au/home.html

Victorian Tourism Industry – http://www.vtic.com.au

and https://www.facebook.com/VTICnews/ and https://twitter.com/VTICnews
– Campaign for tourism industry – https://www.tourismisvictoriasbusiness.com.au/
– Industry events – http://www.vtic.com.au/upcoming-events/

VTIC – Membership directory – http://www.vtic.com.au/membership/membership-directory/
Victorian tourism awards – RACV (November) – http://www.victoriantourismawards.com.au/

Victorian Tourism Conference (Annual Conference on Tourism) – http://victourismconference.com.au/
Visit Victoria – http://www.visitvictoria.com/
Visit Victoria – Directory of State information centres – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Melbourne/Travel-information/Visitor-information-centres
Western Melbourne tourism – http://melbourneswest.com.au/
Young Tourism Network – http://youngtourismnetwork.com.au/

and https://twitter.com/ytnvic


Melbourne and Victoria tourism industry events

Local Council Tourism Breakfast (September)
Melbourne Live (June)
Melbourne Tourism Industry Exchange (September)
Melbourne tourism week (September) – http://www.destinationmelbourne.com.au/events/melbourne-tourism-week/
Victorian tourism conference (July) – http://victourismconference.com.au/programs/
Victorian Visitor Information Centre Summit (August)


Concierge Services

Les Clef d’or – (Concierge association)- http://www.lesclefdoraustralia.org
– The concierge (about) – https://www.lesclefsdoraustralia.org/the-concierge


Tourist discounts

Myki Ticketing pack –
RACV member discounts – http://www.racv.com.au/sycas


Notable Melbourne Bloggers

City Lane (The) (Melbourne Food and culture) – http://thecitylane.com/melbourne/
– Melbourne city guide – https://thecitylane.com/melbourne-city-guide/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/TheCityLane/
– *** Melbourne events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheCityLane/events/

Collecting Melbourne (Melbourne street photojournalism) – http://www.collectingmelbourne.com
Consider the Sauce (Western Melbourne Food review blog) – http://considerthesauce.net/
Culture trip – http://theculturetrip.com/

Facebook – I Love Melbourne – https://www.facebook.com/ilovemelbourneaus/
Footscray Food Blog – http://footscrayfoodblog.blogspot.com.au/

Humans of Seddon, Kingsville and Yarraville – https://www.facebook.com/humansofsky/

Humans in Melbourne – http://humansinmelbourne.com/ (and Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/Humansinmelb AND https://www.melbourneiloveyou.com/

Klaus and fritz – http://klausandfritz.com/

Mamma knows group
– Weekly summaries of whats on.
– Mamma knows East – http://www.mammaknowseast.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/MammaKn0wsEast
– Mamma knows north – http://www.mammaknowsnorth.com.au/ ad https://www.mammaknowsnorth.com.au/
– Mamma knows south – http://www.mammaknowssouth.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/Mammaknowssouth/

– Mamma Knows West – Inner western Melbourne things to do – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/mammaknowswest/

Markets, festivals, community events – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/markets-festivals-community-events/
Community noticeboard – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/mammas-community-noticeboard/

Weekend whats on summaries – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/weekend/

Out and about
Parks and playgrounds – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/parks-playgrounds-main/
Places to go – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/places-to-go-main/
Beaches, lakes, rivers and more – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/beaches-lakes-rivers-and-more/
Top picks – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/mammas-top-picks/
Indoor inspiration – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/indoor-play-spots/
Libraries – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/libraries/
Road trips – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/road-trippin/
http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/best-outside-the-west/

Food – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/mammas-yummies/

Classes – http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/classes/

Meanwhile in Melbourne – https://www.meanwhileinmelbourne.com/

Melbourne brought me here: https://www.facebook.com/360melbourne and https://instagram.com/melbournebroughtmehere/
Melbourne Gastronome – Food blog and new eateries – http://www.melbournegastronome.com/
Melbourne girl blog – http://www.melbournegirl.com.au/#

Melbourne – Hot or not (Melbourne Food, Attractions and more – includes weekend summaries of events) By Joyce Watts – http://www.melhotornot.com/
– Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/melhotornot

Oh Yes Melbourne – http://ohyesmelbourne.com/
One hour out – Melbourne – http://www.onehourout.com.au

Tomato Food blog – http://tomatom.com/
Top Melbourne food blogs – http://tomatom.com/2014/04/melbourne-top-food-blogs/

Tot hot or not – By Joyce Watts – http://tothotornot.com/
– Facebook – https://facebook.com/TOTHOTORNOT

That’s Melbourne – Social media home – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/social/Pages/social.aspx
We are explorers – outdoor and adventure – https://weareexplorers.co/
Westsider (The) – Western Melbourne Happenings – http://thewestsider.com.au/
World Loves Melbourne (The) – Food reviews and more – http://www.theworldlovesmelbourne.com/


Notable Melbourne Instagrammers (Usernames)

Ieatmelbourne
Melbournelaneways
Melbourneiloveyou
Rayofmelbourne


National Memorial days – Events
Anzac day (Public Holiday) – April 25
Remembrance day – November 11


Festive / seasonal periods Events

January – Australia Day (January 26)[Known to local indigenous people as ‘Invasion day’]
– Federal (Including state links) – http://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/ and ambassadors – http://www.australiaday.org.au/ambassadors/

– Federal – Australian of the year awards – http://www.australianoftheyear.org.au/
– Federal – Australian Honors – http://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/get-involved/awards/australian-honours/
– Federal – Pride of Australia awards – http://prideofaustralia.com.au/
-Federal – Order of Australia awards –
– Federal – Australian national concert – Canberra

– State – Victoria – http://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/ and Ambassadors – http://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/ambassadors/
– State – Victorian Australian of the year awards – http://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/get-involved/awards-2/australian-of-the-year/

– Locals (Local) – Various
– Local council civic awards

Local Melbourne and Victorian Events –
– Australia day parade – Swanston street -11am to 12noon –
– Docklands fireworks –9.45pm – http://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/whats-on/australia-day-docklands/
– Federation square – Music

– Government house open day – http://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/whats-on/australia-day-government-house/
– Kings domain – RACV Picnic (Music, Marquees and more)
– Suburban council areas (Local events held by council)
– Triple j hottest 100 – http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/hottest100/

– Melbourne CBD events – http://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/whats-on/melbournes-major-australia-day-events/
– Melbourne Metropolitan and Councils- https://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/whats-on/melbourne-metropolitan-events/
– Regional Victorian activities – https://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/whats-on/regional-and-rural-events/

March / April – Easter
May (First Sunday) – Mothers day
September (First Sunday)- Fathers day
October – Halloween / Day of the Dead(October 31)
– Council organised events
– Mexican day of the dead celebrations
– Trick or treating
– Zombie shuffle – https://www.facebook.com/melbournezombieshuffle/
– Zombie walk
– Luna park – Luna Dark halloween events- Last Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday of October – Mebourne event – https://lunapark.com.au/event/luna-dark/ and https://lunapark.com.au/events/ and
https://www.facebook.com/pg/LunaParkMelbourne/events/
– Clubs and parties
– Public events

December – Christmas (December 25)


Weather Events

– Melbhenge – Sunset aligns with city street grid
– Equinox –
– Eclipse –


Events – Social (Categories / types)

Major events
Anniversary (Wedding)
Baby shower
Birthdays
Engagement
Funerals
Housewarming (New house or renovations)
Weddings and Marriage vow renewal

Other Social events
Arts / Performance / Fashion show
Awards presentations

Business Networking
Business or service or Product Launch
Charity fundraising event (eg silent auction, raffle)
Communal cooking / cooking lesson
Cultural events – Community
Exhibitions / Conferences
Festive or religious season – Christmas / Easter / New year / Valentines day
Garden festival
Gala Functions
Games night / social mixer
Give aways for commuters – train stations
Group Travel (International or Domestic)
Independence or nationally significant day celebrations
International Observance days (United nations recognised) (example: Womens day, Earth day)
International guest arriving / departing
Local produce
Mothers / Fathers Day
Movie night
Multicultural event (Mixed or single culture)
Pool / beach party
Seasonal (Summer, Winter, Autumn, Spring) themed event
Seminar / Workshop / Learning
Sporting events
Themed – All white, fancy dress (Halloween)
Travel farewell or welcoming back
Symposium
Keynote talk
In conversation events
University Open days (and campus activities)
University organised trips, student union, social clubs and groups
University language and culture clubs

Sources / venues of events and workshops:
Shopping centres – Seasonal, learning and food oriented events.
Libraries
Cultural groups
Sports clubs – Yacht clubs,
Restaurants
Masonic halls
University and educational institutions


Inprov events and walks
Melbourne Zombie Shuffle (Early November) – https://www.facebook.com/melbournezombieshuffle/

Slut walk Melbourne –


Multicultural Events / Festivals and Activities

Sources of Multicultural events

Business and cultural association
Cultural and language institutions / Museums
Cultural social clubs of Melbourne
Dance / cultural groups / social
Embassies / consulates / high commissions
Language associations (Language specific)
Modern language teachers association of Victoria


Overall Multicultural / festivalsEvents Databases and Public Events Spaces

AMES – Australian multicultural education service – events – https://www.ames.net.au/ames-events
Arts Australia – Festivals Australia – http://arts.gov.au/festivals-australia
Arts Centre Melbourne Lawns –
Birrarung Marr (Upper and lower levels) and Yarra river foreshore(Public events space) – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Placestogo/ParksandGardens/AllParksandGardens/Pages/4433.aspx
City Square (Public events space) –

Crown Casino (includes Major Christmas and Chinese new year events) – http://www.crownmelbourne.com.au/events

– Palladium
– Yarra river water front / Promenade
– Atrium decorations

Crown casino – whats on – https://www.crownmelbourne.com.au/whats-on
Crown Melbourne – Entertainment – https://www.crownmelbourne.com.au/entertainment
Crown Melbourne – Entertainment – Live sport schedule – https://www.crownmelbourne.com.au/entertainment/live-sport/live-sport-schedule

Faith community council of Victoria – http://faithvictoria.org.au/

*** Federation square – events schedule (Includes free daily classes in yoga and wellbeing, cultural festivals and more – Sign up to the newsletter to be informed of regular events)- http://www.fedsquare.com/events

– Festivals and celebrations – http://fedsquare.com/events/category/festivals-celebrations

Includes:
– Deakin Edge – – http://www.fedsquare.com/venue-hire/deakin-edge and Events – https://www.facebook.com/search/events/?q=deakin%20edge
– Federation square big screen and forecourt

Festivals in Melbourne (Wikipedia List) – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Festivals_in_Melbourne
Immigration Museum – Events – http://museumvictoria.com.au/immigrationmuseum/whatson/
– Asia Pop courtyard – February – Fridays –
Internations (Multicultural meetups across the world – including Melbourne) – http://www.internations.org/

Latin American association – United Latin American Welfare centre (Formerly CELAS) – Sunshine – http://www.united.org.au/
Latin Melbourne – http://www.latinlover.com.au

Melbourne Aquarium – After dark events – Through the year – https://www.melbourneaquarium.com.au/functions/aquarium-after-dark/

Melbourne City council – Multicultural festivals calendar – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/Festivals/Multicultural/Pages/Multicultural.aspx

Melbourne Multicultural Hub – Elizabeth street (In front of Victoria Market) – Hosts multicultural events and talks – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/hubs-bookable-spaces/multicultural-hub/Pages/multicultural-hub.aspx

Melbourne city council – Multicultural communities – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/about-melbourne/melbourne-profile/multicultural-communities/Pages/multicultural-communities.aspx

Melbourne city council – Multicultural services – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/health-support-services/multicultural-services/Pages/multicultural-services.aspx

Melbourne city council – International students – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/health-support-services/for-young-people/international-students/pages/international-students.aspx

Melbourne city council – Translation services – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/health-support-services/multicultural-services/pages/translation-services.aspx

Melbourne city council – Melbourne sister cities – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/business/doing-business-globally/international-programs/Pages/international-programs.aspx?_ga=1.181680871.193775878.1488720168

**** Multicultural Arts Victoria – http://www.multiculturalarts.com.au/
– Events – http://multiculturalarts.com.au/events/
– Facebook events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/multiculturalartsvic/events/

Nook – Federaton Square – Community gathering space

Only Melbourne – festivals and fairs – http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/c-5413/festivals-fairs

Queensbridge Square and Southbank Spillway(Public events space) – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Placestogo/ParksandGardens/AllParksandGardens/Pages/7249.aspx
Queen Victoria Market – (Multicultural and market events / Festivals) – http://www.qvm.com.au/whats-on/

– Facebook events – https://www.facebook.com/QueenVicMarket/

QV Centre (Public events space) – http://qv.com.au/

Royal botanic gardens Victoria – Melbourne – Friends of botanic gardens – https://rbgfriendsmelbourne.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/pg/friendsrbgmelb/events/
– Talks and events
Royal botanic gardens Victoria – events – Cranbourne -https://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/support/support-groups/friends-of-rbg/cranbourne

Ross house – community services – self-managed and community owned not-for-profit building in Australia.
– Tenants – https://rosshouse.org.au/community-centre/tenants/

SBS Radio – Multicultural Events – http://www.sbs.com.au/radio/events
Seniors Victoria – https://www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au/
Testing grounds – Southbank – http://www.testing-grounds.com.au/
Victoria Harbour Docklands – Events – http://www.victoriaharbour.com.au/news-and-events/news-and-events

Victoria multicultural commission – Events – http://www.multicultural.vic.gov.au/projects-and-initiatives/events-calender
Victoria multicultural commission – Ethnic Community Groups Directory – http://www.multicultural.vic.gov.au/resources/community-directory

Multicultural Victoria – Multifaith calendar http://multicultural.vic.gov.au/resources/interfaith-calendar
Multicultural Victoria – news – http://multicultural.vic.gov.au/resources/news
Multicultural campaign – https://proud.vic.gov.au/

Visit Victoria – Multicultural Events – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Events/Multicultural

Weekend Notes – Melbourne Festivals – http://www.weekendnotes.com/melbourne/festivals/
Werribee Park and Mansion – http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/werribee-park
** Wheeler Centre – events – http://www.wheelercentre.com/events
World Music and Dance Events – Australia – https://www.facebook.com/WorldMusicDanceAustralia

Venue Locations
– Sporting clubs or sporting venues (Yacht, Football club)
– Australian synchtron
– Universities
– Hotel and accomodation reception/function rooms

Venue portals

– Atlantic group – event spaces – http://atlanticgroup.com.au/
– City of Melbourne – Bookable spaces – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/hubs-bookable-spaces/Pages/bookable-spaces.aspx
– Peter Rowland – Events spaces – http://www.peterrowland.com.au/venues/


Melbourne City Precincts – General

City precinct – http://www.cityprecinct.com.au/
Docklands – http://www.docklandscc.com.au/
North and West Melbourne – http://www.northwestmelbourne.com.au/
South Wharf – http://southwharf.melbourne/
Yarra River – http://yarrariver.melbourne/


Multicultural Precincts / Areas in Melbourne

Chinatown
– Melbourne CBD – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Placestogo/Precincts_Neighbourhoods/Chinatown/Pages/Chinatown.aspx

Greek
– Lonsdale Street, Melbourne CBD – http://www.greekprecinct.com.au and http://www.greekcommunity.com.au and https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Placestogo/Precincts_Neighbourhoods/GreekPrecinct/Pages/GreekPrecinct.aspx/

Greek – Oakleigh – (Late October) – http://oakleighglendi.com.au/

Italian
– Lygon Street, Carlton – http://www.capi.org.au/ and https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Placestogo/Precincts_Neighbourhoods/LygonStreet/Pages/LygonStreet.aspx

Spanish
– Johnston Street, Fitzroy

Vietnamese
– Footscray
– Springvale
– Richmond


Specific Multicultural / Community Events

– Includes country independence days events

Federation square Independence Day flags – https://s3-ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/assets-fedsquare/uploads/2015/03/National-Days-at-Federation-Square.pdf

Specific multicultural events
– Note the social clubs of the national countries celebrate their national day with events and more.

Aboriginal – Naidoc week (National Aboriginal Festival / National Aborigines and Islanders Day) (Early to Mid July)- http://www.naidoc.org.au/ and https://www.reconciliation.org.au
– Naidoc week in Victoria – http://vicnaidoc.com/
National reconciliation week – 2 may to 3 june – http://www.reconciliation.org.au/nrw/

African music and cultural festival (December) – http://www.amcf.org.au/
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Argentina festival – September – http://www.melbournefestivalargentino.com.au/
Asian – Asean festival – and associated events (Hosts various asian national festivals – including: Philippine – https://www.facebook.com/aseanfest/

Asian – Asian lantern festival – Early october
– Locations: Crown casino promenade, Victoria market, Footscray, Sunshine

Austrian – http://www.austrianclubmelbourne.com.au/whatson.htm

Australian government – Harmony day events and initiative (21 March) – http://www.harmony.gov.au

Belgian –

Bosnian festival – Mid March – Australian Bosnian islamic centre, Deer park – http://abicdeerpark.com.au/

Brazilian – VIVA Brazil festival – September – Queen Victoria market – http://www.copacabanaint.com.au/new/vivabrasil.html
Brazilian – Brazilian festival – Late February – Queen Victoria Market –
British –
Buddhas day and Multicultural Festival (Mid May)http://buddhaday.org.au/

Cambodian –
Canadian –

Chinese – Lunar Chinese New year events (February)
– Melbourne City council – http://www.cnymelbourne.com.au/ and https://whatsonblog.melbourne.vic.gov.au/chinese-new-year-guide/
– Chinatown – http://melbournechinesenewyear.com/festival-events/
– Various Melbourne Events – http://www.chinesenewyear.com.au/
– City centre celebrations centered around:
+ Crown Casino – https://www.crownmelbourne.com.au/lunar-new-year/
– Includes Zodiac spectacular in atrium, Hawkers outdoor bazaar on weeekend, then weekend after Grand celebration with fireworks.
+ Misc events organised by Melbourne City council (includes latern glowing installations)

Summary of city locations:
– Federation Square – http://fedsquare.com/events/chinese-new-year
– Queensbridge Square – includes dragonboat racing – http://www.cnymelbourne.com.au/queensbridge-precinct
– DragonBoat racing – http://www.dragonboatvictoria.com.au
– Sandridge Bridge
– Southgate and Yarra River arts precinct – http://www.cnymelbourne.com.au/yarra-river-precinct/
– Docklands – Harbour Esplanade with Asian cuisine from The Food Truck Park and 88 collins street light show hourly – http://www.cnymelbourne.com.au/docklands-precinct
– Queen Victoria Market – Includes Lantern festival – http://www.qvm.com.au/event/lunar-new-year/ and http://www.cnymelbourne.com.au/qvm-precinct
– Emporium centre
– South Wharf
– Chinatown (and Chinese museum) – includes dragon march, temple and hawker food – http://melbournechinesenewyear.com/festival-events/

Suburbs:
+ Suburbs – Footscray
+ Suburbs – Box Hill
– Glen Waverly
+ Suburbs – Richmond – Victoria street – http://yarracityarts.com.au/event/victoria-street-lunar-festival/
+ Suburbs – Springvale.
+ Suburbs – Melbourune Showgrounds
+ Victorian produce markets.

Regional centres
– Bendigo
– Ballarat
– Geelong

Colombian Independence Day Festival – Held at a designated townhall in Melbourne Suburbs – (Mid July) – http://www.casablancaevents.com.au/
Croatian festival – Croatian Club Melbourne (Footscray) – Late February – http://www.ahdmelbourne.com.au and https://www.facebook.com/Croatian-Cultural-Festival-314616855250324/

Czech and Slovak – Voda festival – Late November – Austrian Club, Heidelburg – http://vodafest.org/

Danish –

Dutch (Netherlands) Kings day / Orange Day (April)
https://www.facebook.com/DutchOrangeDayMelbourne/
Dutch – Holland festival – April – Berwick – https://www.hollandfestival.org.au/
Finnish – https://fsmelbourne.com.au/tapahtumat-events/

French – Paris to Provence – Melbourne French Festival (November)http://www.paristoprovence.com.au

French – So frenchy so chic (Werribee Park – Early January) – http://www.sofrenchysochic.com.au/
French – Bastille day Meat market (A weekend in Early July)http://www.bastilledaymelbourne.com.au

Global Village festival (Late October) – http://globalvillagefestival.org/

German
– Oktoberfest – October

– Oktoberfest in the gardens – October – Melbourne showgrounds – http://www.oktoberfestinthegardens.com.au/
– Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest – Royal exhibition building – http://www.royalmelbourneoktoberfest.com.au/
– Oktoberfest – St Kilda, Mornington racecourse, Geelong – http://oktoberfeststkilda.com/

Ghana Independence festival – March – Collingwood –

Greek – Lonsdale street Greek festival (February)http://www.antipodesfestival.com.au/
Greek – Sister-Cities Greek Glendi Festival – Thessaloniki and Melbourne (Late November)– Federation square

Hungarian festival at Buda Castlemaine (February) – http://www.budacastlemaine.org
Indian = Indian Festival Melbourne – Queen Victoria Market – Mid July.
Indian – Diwali festival of light (Federation square – Early November) – http://www.celebrateindia.org.au/

Indian – Confluence – Festival of India in Australia – August to November – http://confluencefoi.com/
Indonesian multicultural festival – Dandenong – April
Indonesian street festival – Queen Victoria Market – April –

Indonesian festival (April, September and November) – http://www.aiav.org.au/ and http://www.wonderfulindonesia-festival.com.au/
Irish (Mid March) – Fitzroy – http://www.melbourneirishfestival.com.au/
Irish – St Patricks day – 17 March (Various events around Melbourne – especially Irish Pubs)
Irish – Beechworth celtic festival (Late October / Early November) – http://www.beechworthcelticfestival.com.au
Irish – Portarlington National Celtic festival (June) – http://www.nationalcelticfestival.com

Islamic – Eid
Islamic – Salam festival – Islamic festival – State library of Victoria – (Late November) – http://salamfest.com/whats-on/

Italian – La Dolce Italia event – Gala in August – http://www.ladolceitalia.com
Italian

La Fiera Italian festival (Myrtleford – May)http://www.lafiera.com.au/
Italian festa (October)http://www.carltonitalianfesta.org.au/

Japan culture and arts festival – Collingwood (October) – http://japancultureandartfestival.blogspot.com.au/

Japan Festival – (May – Box Hill) – http://www.jcv-au.org/japanfestival/
Japanese Summer Festival (Late February / Early March – Federation Square) – http://jcci-jsm.org.au/fest/

Jewish – Onevoice Jewish cultural festival – March – elsternwick

Jewish Music Festival (September) – http://shirmadness.com/

Korean Festival (May)http://www.mel-koreafestival.org/

Korean – Korea week festival – Late March – Queensbridge square – http://www.mel-koreafestival.org/

Lebanese –
Macedonian (November) – http://www.macedonianculturalfestival.com.au/
Malaysian –
Maltese (February) – Morwell, La trobe valley – http://www.mccv.org.au/event/inaugural-latrobe-valley-maltese-festival/
Mauritian –

Meditteranean festival (East Keilor – Mid March) – http://mvcc.vic.gov.au/experience-moonee-valley/events-and-festivals/mediterranean-fiesta.aspx

Mexican Festival (September)http://www.mexfest.com.au/
Mexican – day of the dead — 30 October to 1 November

Nepal Festival (November)http://nrn.org.au/festivals/
New Zealand festival (Aotearoa) (Late October – Immigration museum). – https://museumvictoria.com.au/immigrationmuseum/whats-on/aotearoa-festival/

Next stop Melbourne – Contemporary African Arts festival – Arts Centre Melbourne (February)http://www.nextstopmelbourne.com/#about
Norwegian –
Octoberfest German Festival – Octoberfest in the garden (or other Melbourne based Octoberfest events)(October) – http://melbourne.oktoberfestinthegardens.com.au/
Pacific islands –

Peruvian Festival – Wonderland Park, Docklands (Early July)https://www.facebook.com/PeruvianFestival and https://www.facebook.com/peruvianfolklore.ofvictoria

Philippines – Philippines festival – Showgrounds Melbourne (December) http://www.philfiesta.com/
Polish – :ate November – http://www.polishfestival.com.au/
Portugal – A Taste of Portugal – Queen Victoria Market – Mid June
Russian –

Serbian –
Singaporean –
South East Asia Festival – Carlton – (Early October) –

Spanish – Latin Festival in Meyers Place (Meyers place , Melbourne CBD) – Early October –

Spanish – Johnston street Spanish Fiesta (November – Fitzroy)– http://www.hispanicfiesta.com.au/
Spanish language fiesta – April – North Melbourne library – early April

Spanish – Latin Spring September Festival – Chilean and other latin american countries – (Sandown Racecourse – September)https://septemberlatinfestival.com.au/
Spanish – Queen victoria spanish and latin festival – early May
Spanish – Spring Latin festival (Mid-September) Coburg – http://www.latinspringfestival.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/latinspringfestival
Spanish – Latin Summer Festival Melbourne (February)http://www.melbournelatinsummerfestival.com/

Spanish – Latin day at Preston market – Latin Day at Preston Market
Sri Lankan – Festival – Crown casino – Late February-
Swedish – https://www.svenskakyrkan.se/australien/melbourne/
Swiss festival – Swiss and Italian Festa – Hepburn springs (Late October – over a weekend) – http://swissitalianfesta.com/
-La Primavera – Festival – October

Taiwan – (October) – http://fedsquare.com/events/taiwan-festival
Taste of Portugal – Victoria Market (June)http://www.clpvic.com.au/upcoming_events.html

Thai Festival (March)http://www.thaifestvic.com/
Turkish – Pazaar festival (Mid march) – Queen Victoria markets
Ukrainian festival (September) – http://fedsquare.com/events/ukrainian-festival
United States (American) –

Ventana Spanish Festival – Frankston (March)http://www.ventanafrankston.com.au
Vietnamese – TET Lunar new festival – February – Melbourne showgrounds – http://www.tetfestival.com.au/
Victorian Multicultural Festival and Cultural Diversity week (Late March)http://www.culturaldiversityweek.com.au/

http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/arts-and-culture/events-partnerships/cultural-diversity-week
– Includes Gala Dinner, Multicultural festival at fed square, Film festival.

Walhalla Vinter Ljusfest (Gippsland region – June)http://www.visitwalhalla.com/index.php?EXP=980
Whitehorse multicultural fiesta – http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Global-Fiesta.html


Multicultural Organisations / Associations /Resources / Nationality clubs and head quarters
– Note: Also refer to the nearest Consulate or Embassy of a country, as they often host cultural events and other activities too.

General types:

Association
Australian federations
Chamber of commerce . business
Country institute (around the world)
Embassy / consulate cultural events
Innovation
International cultural promotion organisations
Social club (Language, country or ethnicity)
State ethnic councils
University language and culture clubs

Portals of ethic communites:

International Chamber house – Melbourne – http://www.business.vic.gov.au/events-workshops-and-mentoring/international-chamber-house

The chambers that are part of this initiative are the:
American Chamber of Commerce in Australia
Australia Africa Chamber of Commerce
Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Australia China Business Council
Australia Indonesia Business Council
Australia Korean Business Council
French Australian Chamber of Commerce
German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

Only Melbourne – Ethnic communities – http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/c-346/ethnic-community

Consular corps Melbourne – Association of Consulates and Embassies – https://ccmelb.com/
– Twitter – https://twitter.com/consularcorps

Specific:

Aboriginal Tourism Victoria – http://www.aboriginaltourismvictoria.com.au

Aboriginal – Wominjeka Festival – Footscray art centre – Mid january –
Melbourne city council – Aboriginal culture – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/about-melbourne/melbourne-profile/aboriginal-culture/Pages/aboriginal-culture.aspx

Argentina centre – Victoria – Sunshine – https://www.facebook.com/Centro-Argentino-de-Victoria-Inc-539379659580647/

Austrian – Bulleen – http://www.austrianclubmelbourne.com.au/
– Facebook events – https://www.facebook.com/AustrianClubMelbourne/events/
Belgian – http://www.belgianclubvictoria.org.au/
Brazilian – http://www.abrisa.org.au/en/
– Unofficial – Copacabana club – Fitzroy – http://www.copacabanaint.com.au/
British (British Council) – http://www.britishcouncil.org.au/

Cambodian – Springvale – http://www.cambodianassociation.com.au/

Canadian – http://www.canadaclub-vic.org.au/calendar/
Caribbean association of Victoria – http://www.caribvic.com
Catalan – http://www.ccvictoria.cat/
Chinese – http://www.acfsvic.org/

Croatian – Footscray – http://www.ahdmelbourne.com.au/
Czech – Czech centres – http://www.czechcentres.cz/en/

Denmark – CBD – http://denmarkhouse.com.au/
Dutch (Netherlands) –

Finnish – http://fsmelbourne.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/fsmelbourne

French – Alliance France and Creative France Australia (CBD and St Kilda) http://www.afmelbourne.com.au/ and Information blog – http://www.myfrenchlife.org/

– Events and culture – https://www.afmelbourne.com.au/culture-and-events/
French government – culture – http://www.culture.fr/
Foundation alliance france – http://www.fondation-alliancefr.org/

France diplomacy (Foreign affairs of France)- http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/
Bleu Blanc Rouge – Portal of French culture Melbourne – http://www.bbrvic.com/en/
French – Institut francais – French culture promotion agency – http://www.institutfrancais.com/en
French – Melbourne Accueil – http://www.melbourneaccueil.com/
French embassy – French culture in Victoria – https://au.ambafrance.org/France-in-Victoria

German – CBD – http://www.goethe.de/ins/au/en/lp/knt.html and http://www.germanclubtivoli.com.au/
Greek Centre – Lonsdale street, CBD – http://www.greekcentre.com.au/
Greek centre – Bulleen – https://www.greekcommunity.com.au/

Hungarian – Wantirna – http://www.hungariancentre.org.au/
Indian –
Indonesian – http://www.aiav.org.au/

Irish (Celtic Club) – http://www.celticclub.com.au/

Italian
Italian – Institute of Melbourne – South Yarra – http://www.iicmelbourne.esteri.it/IIC_Melbourne and https://www.facebook.com/ItalianCulturalInstituteMelbourne/
Italianicious – http://www.italianicious.com.au/

Italian – Veneto Club Bulleen – http://www.venetoclubmelbourne.com.au/

Italian social club – various smaller other
Italian – Centre for Italian studies, Carlton – https://italianstudies.com.au/

Italian embassy – Canberra – http://www.italy.embassy.gov.au
Italian consulate in Melbourne – https://www.facebook.com/Consolato-Melbourne-195121590668208/
Ilglobo newspaper – https://www.facebook.com/ilglobonewspaper/
Italian network of Melbourne – https://www.facebook.com/nomitnetwork/
Coasit – Italian museum Calton – http://www.museoitaliano.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/CoAsIt-Museo-Italiano-Language-Cultural-Centre-552374214835566/
Segmento – Melbourne italian news – https://www.segmento.com.au/

Japanese

Japanese (Victorian Consulate General – includes public resource centre) – http://www.melbourne.au.emb-japan.go.jp/index.html
Japanese (Australia Japan society victoria) – http://www.ajsvictoria.org.au/ and (Sydney) http://www.jpf.org.au/ – Includes Ishikawa Foundation of International Exchange.

Australia – japan society of victoria – http://www.ajsvictoria.org.au/
Japanese society of melbourne – http://jcjsm.org.au/js/english
Japan in Melbourne – http://www.japaninmelbourne.com.au/
Japanese –

Dengon Net (Japanese Melbourne News) – http://www.dengonnet.net/melbourne/

Japanese – Nichigo Press – http://nichigopress.jp/
National federation of Australia japan socities – http://austjapanfed.org.au/

Japanese Consulate in Melbourne – https://www.facebook.com/CGOJ.Melbourne/
Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan – https://www.anzccj.jp/ and https://www.facebook.com/anzccj/
Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee AJBCC
http://www.ajbcc.asn.au/
Australia Japan Foundation – http://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/foundations-councils-institutes/australia-japan-foundation/pages/australia-japan-foundation.aspx and https://www.facebook.com/ausjapanfoundation/

Japanese Embassy in Australia – https://www.facebook.com/JAPANinAUS/
Japanese culture in Melbourne – https://www.facebook.com/JAPANINMELBOURNE/
http://www.ajyd.org.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/AJYDialogue/

Korean (Sydney with limited in Melbourne) – http://koreanculture.org.au/
Laos –

Latin American – http://www.latinoamericaviva.com.au/defaultenglish.aspx and http://www.united.org.au/english/index.php
Lebanese –

Macedonian –
Malaysian –

Maltese – http://www.mccv.org.au/
Mauritian –
Mexican – http://www.mexvic.org.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/pg/MexVicAssociation/events/

Netherlands (Dutch) – http://www.erasmus.org.au/index.htm
Neplese –
Norwegian – http://www.friendsofnorway.asn.au/

Philippines –
Polish – Albion – http://polclubalbion.com/
Portugual (Brazilian / Portuguese) – Ravenhall – http://www.clpvic.com.au and http://www.apv.org.au/

Russian –

Serbian –
Singaporean – http://sov.sg/home/ and Merlion club – http://merlion.org.au/
South African –

Spanish – United – http://www.united.org.au/
Spanish – Spanish Club – http://thespanishclub.net.au/

Spanish – Spanish resource centre – RMIT – official – https://spanishresourcecentre.wordpress.com/
Spanish – Spanish association Australia -http://www.spain-australia.org/en

Spanish embassy in Melbourne – http://www.exteriores.gob.es/Consulados/MELBOURNE/en/Pages/inicio.aspx and https://twitter.com/ConsuladoEspMel

Cervantes –
Accion cultural – http://www.accioncultural.es/

Swedish – Swedish club – South Yarra – http://melbourne.swea.org/ and (Sydney)
http://www.swedishclubsydney.org.au/
Swedish – Swedish culture – http://sharingsweden.se/
Swedish – Swedish Church – Leiasure activitiea and shop (Toorak) – http://www.svenskakyrkan.se/svenska-kyrkan-i-australien/toorak-house
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/svenskakyrkan.melbourne/
Swedish – Sweden in Australia – http://www.swedenabroad.com/en-GB/Embassies/Canberra/Current-affairs/Sweden-in-Australia-Calendar-sys/
Swedish – Swedish institute – https://eng.si.se/

Swiss – CBD – http://swissclubvictoria.com/

– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Swissclubvic/

Thai –
Turkish –

United States –
US Embassy in Canberra Australia – https://www.facebook.com/au.usembassy.gov/
– US Embassies and Consulates events in Australia – https://au.usembassy.gov/news-events/
US Consulate in Melbourne – https://www.facebook.com/melbourne.usconsulate/
Australian Embassy in the United states – https://www.facebook.com/AustraliaInTheUS/

Ukrainian –
Vietnamese –


Selected other community organisations

Country womens association of victoria (HQ in Toorak) – http://www.cwaofvic.org.au/


Local Festivals Events – Selected Notable awareness weeks in Melbourne Metropolitan

Melbourne international games week – Late october – https://gamesweek.melbourne/

Law week – Melbourne and Victoria (May) – http:/www.lawweek.net.au and https://www.everyday-law.org.au/law-week and Facebook page (Individual event listings) – https://www.facebook.com/pg/everydaylaw/events/

Events:
Discussions and debates
Entertainment
Information
Kids / families
Mock trial
Networking
Tours and exhibitions

Melbourne Knowledge week (Early May) – Festival for ideas and business thinking with paid and free events – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/arts-and-culture/events-partnerships/melbourne-knowledge-week/Pages/melbourne-knowledge-week.aspx

– Tickets – 2018 tickets – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/melbourne-knowledge-week-2018-17069865449
http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/arts-and-culture/events-partnerships/melbourne-knowledge-week
– Events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/KnowledgeMelbourne/events/

Melbourne Regatta (Boating festival – August) – http://www.melbourneregatta.com.au/

Mental health week – (October)

Victorian youth week – Late April – https://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/get-involved/youth-programs-and-events/victorian-youth-week
– Youth programs – https://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/get-involved/youth-programs-and-events


Local Festivals Events – Selected Notable in Melbourne Metropolitan
Adventure festival – Gippsland (Late October) – http://www.adventurefestival.com

Arbory Afloat Summer – Mid Nov to late Feb
Art and climate change – festival and exhibitions – April and May – http://www.artclimatechange.org

Australia Day festivities – Victoria (26th January) – http://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/

– Includes Big parade with elaborate floats in the CBD down Swanston street at 11am
– Fireworks at Docklands
– Melbourne CBD events – http://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/whats-on/melbournes-major-australia-day-events/
– Melbourne Metropolitan and Councils- https://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/whats-on/melbourne-metropolitan-events/
– Regional activities – https://www.australiaday.vic.gov.au/whats-on/regional-and-rural-events/

Bacchus marsh harvest festival (March) – http://www.visitbacchusmarsh.com.au/bacchus_marsh_harvest_festival.html
Brunswick Street Festival (March)http://www.brunswickmusicfestival.com.au/sydney-road-street-party.htm
Brunswick Street all out festival – May – http://brunswickstreetallout.com.au/
Coburg Carnivale (Late September) – http://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/events-recreation/festivals-and-major-events/coburg-carnivale

Colour Run –
Common man – Winter festival – June to August – http://www.thecommonman.com.au/skate-slide-chill/
Craigieburn Community Festival (Late February) –

Crown Casino –
– Cherry blossom festival – Late November
– misc multicultural events

Dandenong Festival of lights – (Chinese Culture) – Dandenong showgrounds – (August until October)- http://lightfestival.com.au/
Darebin kite festival – Late march – Coburg – http://truenortharts.com.au/kitefest/

Docklands Firelight Winter Festival (June / July / August – Free fireworks and events)
Electric vehicle expo (October) – http://community.ata.org.au/melbourne-electric-vehicle-expo/
Emergency services games – April – http://www.emergencyservicesgames.org.au/

Equinox celebrations (Various)
– Autumn – (March) –
– Spring – (October) –

Fair square – Ethical lifestyle festival – Early May – https://moralfairground.com.au/fairsquare-ethical-lifestyle-festival-program-2018/

Federation square – Light in Winter festival (June to August) – http://fedsquare.com/events/winter-in-fed-square
o Light installations
o Solstice celebration (18 June)
o Ice skating rink (River rink) – http://fedsquare.com/events/river-rink-in-fed-square

Frankston Festival (January) –
Frankston’s Christmas Festival of Lights (Late November)
Glen ferrie festival – Early March
Glenroy festival (March) – http://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/events-recreation/festivals-and-major-events/glenroy-festival/

Harajuku fashion walk – https://www.facebook.com/harajukufwAus/

Harcourt apple festival – March – http://applefest.harcourt.vic.au/

Hophaus Annual Dachshund Race – Late Sep Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct 11AM TO 1PM – http://hophaus.com.au/events/hophaus-annual-dachshund-race/

Inflatable Regatta (Yarra river) – Late February – http://inflatableregatta.com/
Italian auto icons – March – http://www.italianautoicons.com/
Kensington Community Festival – (JJ Holland Park – Mid March) – http://www.kencommfest.org

Kew community festival (17 days in early march) –

Kingston Harvest Festival (Chelsea – May) –

Kyneton Daffodil and arts festival – (September) – Includes open gardens, horticulture show and big parade on the last Sunday of the festifval) – http://www.kynetondaffodilarts.org.au/
Laverton festival (late November) –

Lost trades fair, Kyneton – March – http://www.losttrades.info/

Map 57 – St kilda winter garden – Mid June to Late july – https://map57.com/
Maroondah festival (November) – Croydon – http://www.maroondahfestival.com/

Melbourne cable park (Near Chelsea) – inflatable obstacle park – Summer months – https://melbournecablepark.com/
Melbourne Day – various events to celebrate the city – 30 August – http://melbourneday.com.au/

Melbourne Easter Show (Cranbourne) – http://www.melbourneeastershow.com.au/

Melbourne Magic Festival – Early July – http://melbournemagicfestival.com/

Midsumma (LGBTQI Festival) – January –
– Includes Pride walk on the last weekend of the festival in St Kilda.

Moomba Festival (Mid March) – Held in Alexandra Gardens and Birrarung Marr – Includes Fireworks (9.30pm along the Yarra river on the Saturday, Sunday and Monday), Parade, Music performance, Silent disco, Movie screening, Skateboard championships, Circus performance, Waterski championships, Multicultural acts, Assortment of food vendors, Carnival rides (end 10pm)- http://moomba.melbourne.vic.gov.au/

– Program – https://moomba.melbourne.vic.gov.au/program/
– Map – https://moomba.melbourne.vic.gov.au/map/
– Food – https://moomba.melbourne.vic.gov.au/food/
– Monarchs – https://moomba.melbourne.vic.gov.au/monarchs/
– Vistor info – https://moomba.melbourne.vic.gov.au/visitor-info/
– About – https://moomba.melbourne.vic.gov.au/about/

– Parade – held on the Labor day Monday around 11am between the Shrine and Art centre Melbourne.
– Birdman rally – held on the Sunday at 12 noon along the Yarra river
– Carnival rides – Alexandra and Birrarung barr gardens
– Food – http://moomba.melbourne.vic.gov.au/food/

Moonee Valley Festival (February)http://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/experience-moonee-valley/events-and-festivals/moonee-valley-festival.aspx
Mornington – Main Street Mornington Festival (Mid October)- http://www.mainstreetfestival.com.au/

Mt Evelyn Street Party (Mt Evelyn in Mt Dandenong – Late Oct) – http://mtevelynstreetparty.com/

Neighbourhood house week

Neon Run –

North Melbourne Spring Fling (October)http://www.centre.org.au/springfling/

Open house Melbourne – Architectural event – June http://www.openhousemelbourne.org/
– Open house Melbourne – Ticketing
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/2017-open-house-melbourne-weekend-8062446814
– Open house Melbourne – Events ticketing – https://www.universe.com/users/open-house-melbourne-GHNJWC

Open hosue Ballarat – October – http://www.openhousemelbourne.org/
Open house Williamstown – April -http://openwilliamstown.org/

Pentridge festival – Coburg – April
Public sector week – August – http://www.publicsectorweek.com.au

Rites of Passage – Tattoo festival – Late april -http://www.ritesofpassagefestival.com/
Ripponlea Village Street Party (Early December) –

Roc Race – Water obstacle course – Melbourne showgrounds – April – https://rocrace.com.au/

Royal croquet club (December) – https://royalcroquetclub.com.au/

Scienceworks
– Dark lab – August to october – https://museumvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/whats-on/darklab/
– listening to the universe –
https://museumvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/whats-on/listening-to-the-universe/

Science week (National) – Mid August August – https://www.scienceweek.net.au/

Secret gardens of the Dandenong ranges (Late October) – http://www.secretgardensofthedandenongranges.com.au/
Seddon Festival (March)http://seddonfestival.com.au/

Seniors Festival (Early October)http://www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au/Home/Festival-and-Awards/Your-events/Victorian-Seniors-Festival
– Includes the Victorian Seniors Festival Celebration Day (on a Sunday in early October)

Solstice celebrations (Various)
– Winter – (June) – http://www.wintersolsticemelbourne.com.au
– Summer – (January) –

Splashland – Caulfield racecourse – Summer months inflatable water park – http://www.splashland.com.au

St Kilda Festival (February – Main festival day is the last Sunday)http://stkildafestival.com.au/

St kilda foreshore beach festival – Mid December

St Kilda Twilight Beach polo – February – http://www.twilightbeachpolo.com.au/

Sunbury StreetLife Festival (Late November) –

SunFest – Sunbury Community Festival (Late March) –

Supernova – Sci fi festival – Showgrounds – Late april – http://www.supanova.com.au/

Sustainable living festival – (Early to late February) – http://www.slf.org.au
– Includes big weekend – Federation square – Middle weekend.
– Eco city events – http://www.slf.org.au/eco-city

Tomato fight –
Undie Run – Valetines day – http://www.cupidsundierun.com.au/
Victorian walking festival – April – http://victorianwalkingfestival.com.au/
Waterslide – Slide the city (CBD – Summer months) – http://www.slidethecity.com.au
Waterslide – Slide the square – January – Federation square – http://fedsquare.com/events/slide-the-square

Webfest – 1 to 3 july – http://www.melbournewebfest.com/
Whitehorse Spring festival – http://whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Spring-Festival.html
Winter glow – Talks and workshops – Docklands – June / July – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/winter/Pages/Docklands-Winter-Glow.aspx
Yarraville Festival (February)http://yarravillefestival.com.au/

Yalukut weelam ngaree arts and cultural – Indigenous festival – Late January – St Kilda – http://www.ywnf.com.au/
Zoo – Wild nights at Werribee zoo – Mid July – https://www.zoo.org.au/werribee/whats-on/wild-nights


Local Festivals Events – Selected Notable in Victoria Regional

Daylesford and Macedon Ranges

Lost trades fair – Kyneton – March – http://www.losttradesfair.com.au
Gippsland / Promontory region

Tarra festival – April
Goldfields (Includes Bendigo and Ballarat)
Grampians
Great Ocean Road (Includes Geelong, Bellarine Peninsula and Warrnambool)
Port Fairy winter weekends – June http://www.portfairywinterweekends.com.au
Winterwild festival – Apollo bay – July to august 2017 – http://www.winterwild.com.au
– Water, earth, air and fire.

Mornington Peninsula

Rosebud kite fest – Rosebud – Mid March Weekend – http://rosebudkitefestival.com.au/

Murray (Northern Victoria and Goulburn Valley Region)
Phillip Island (And surrounds)
Victorian High Country (Includes Ski Fields and Hinterland)

Alpine link – http://www.alpinelink.com.au/
Alpine valley getaways – http://www.alpinevalleygetaways.com.au/

Alexandra open gardens – late oct – http://www.alexandraopengardens.com.au
Yarra valley and Dandenong Ranges

Dandenong ranges – events – https://villagesevents.com.au

Cloudehill spring festival – September – https://visitdandenongranges.com.au/cloudehill-spring-festival
National Rhododendron Garden – http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/national-rhododendron-garden
– Cherry blossom festival – September
– Blooms September / October


Bendigo Easter Festival (Easter – March / April)
Ballarat heritage weekend (May) –
Ballarat Winterlude festival (June) – http://www.visitballarat.com.au/winterlude

Beechworth golden city festival – August
Beechworth golden Horseshoes festival (Easter weekend – March / April) – http://www.beechworthgoldenhorseshoes.com.au/
Bonjour bright (Held in late January) – http://www.bonjourbright.com.au/

Bright autumn festival (April)
Bright octoberfest (November)
Brighter days festival – Bright – March
Clunes booktown festival (May)
Craft market at the rock (March)
Dinner plain easter festival – April

Daylesford open studios (November)
Eltham festival (November) –
Fiesta in the park – bright (Held in January) – http://www.bonjourbright.com.au/

Garden of st erth autumn festival (March)
Grampian Wildflowers – July to November
High country easter festival – Dinner plain (April)
High country harvest – May – Beechworth and bright

Kyneton daffodil and arts fest (September)
La dolce vita – king valley (November)
La fiera festival – May – Myrtleford
Malmsbury village fayr (November)

Mount Macedon Plant lovers market and open garden (September)
Myrtleford festival (March) – http://themyrtlefordfestival.com.au/wordpress/program/
Tastes of Rutherglen – March
Pako Festa (Pakington street, West Geelong – Late February) –
Wandiligong nut festival – Late april
Warrnambool whale watching Season (Starts in July) – Watch from Logans beach where Whales are giving birth.
Wildflower festival at Pomonal hall (October)
Woodend winter arts festival (June)
Yackandandah folk festival – Late march

Ballarat Spring fest – Spring fest Market Sunday with 300 stall holders (Late November – Lake Wendouree) – http://www.ballaratspringfest.com.au/

Bright Spring Festival (Mid October to Early November – Main day on the last Saturdayhttp://www.brightspringfestival.com.au/
Castlemaine State festival – Arts, performance and more (March)http://www.castlemainefestival.com.au/
Cobden Spring Festival (Cobden – Mid October) – http://www.cobdenspringfestival.com.au/

Geelong festival of Sails (Sailing festival – Late January) – http://www.festivalofsails.com.au/
Horsham – Kannamaroo Festival (Late November) – http://www.visitvictoria.com/regions/Grampians/Events/Community/Kannamaroo-Festival-2.aspx

Mansfield High Country festival (and Mansfield Spring Arts, High St – Main festival day on the Sunday – Held on last weekend in October) – http://www.highcountryfestival.com.au/

National trust – Australian heritage festival – Mid april to mid May – https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/ahf/vic/

Portland Upwelling Festival (October)

Taradale mineral springs festival (march)
Torquay Festival (Bell Street) (Early October) – http://daftorquay.com/

Upwelling Festival in Portland (Late October) – http://www.upwellingfestival.com.au/
Woodend winter arts festival (June)

Warrandyte Festival (Late March)http://www.warrandytefestival.org/
Yackandandah High Country Christmas Fair (Early December) –
Yarra valley balloon festival (October) – http://www.yarravalleyracing.com.au/yarra-valley-balloon-festival#visit

Yarra Valley Spring Festival (Early November) – http://www.visitvictoria.com/regions/Yarra-Valley-and-Dandenong-Ranges/Events/Community/Yarra-Valley-Spring-Festival.aspx


Open Gardens / Events
Alexandra and District Open Gardens weekend (High country – Late October) – http://www.warratinalavender.com.au/calendar.php
Alowyn Gardens (Yarra Valley) – http://www.alowyngardens.com.au/
Australian Open Garden Scheme (Ended June 2015) – http://www.opengarden.org.au

Ballarat botanic gardens –
Ballarat Begonia Festival (Mid March) – http://www.ballaratbegoniafestival.com/

Ballarat Gardens In Spring (Weekend in Mid November) – http://www.fbbg.org.au/
Better homes and Gardens Live (Exhibition) – October – http://www.bhglive.com.au/melbourne/

Bright Spring Garden festival (Part of Bright festival) (Mid October to Early November) – http://www.brightspringfestival.com.au/-
Broughton Hall – Jindivick, Gippsland, Victoria – http://www.broughtonlodge.com.au/Broughton_Lodge/Garden.html
Castlemaine and surrounds (Biennial Garden festival – Next in late October 2016) – http://festivalofgardens.org/index.html
Cloudehill Gardens – http://www.cloudehill.com.au/

Como Gardens – Open garden weekend (Mid October – Mt Dandenong) – http://www.visitvictoria.com/regions/Melbourne/Events/Gardens-and-agriculture/Como-Gardens-Open-Garden-Weekend.aspx

Dandenong ranges Gardens – http://www.experiencethedandenongs.com.au/
Diggers Club –
Drouin Lions Garden and Home Expo at Lardner Park (Early October) – http://www.visitvictoria.com/regions/Gippsland/Events/Gardens-and-agriculture/Drouin-Lions-Garden-and-Home-Expo.aspx

Fitzroy Gardens Conservatory – http://www.fitzroygardens.com/Conservatory.htm
Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne – http://www.rbgfriendsmelbourne.org
Friends of Williamstown Botanic Gardens – http://www.friendsofwilliamstownbotanicgardens.net/
Friends of Westgate Park – http://www.westgatepark.org/

Garden design fest (Kew and surrounds) – http://www.gardendesignfest.com.au/
Garden of st erth autumn fest (March)
Gardens of Tieve Tara (Mount Macedon) – http://gardensoftievetara.com.au/

Garden lovers fair – Bolobek – Mount Macedon – October – https://gardenloversfair.com.au/stallholders/

Gardivalia Open gardens festival – Open garden event in West gippsland (October) – http://gardivalia.com.au/
Gippsland Rare and unusual plant Fair – Jindivick (includes Broughton lodge garden open) – http://www.jindivickcountrygardener.com.au/Fairs.html
Grampians region – Spring wildflowers –

Horticulture and Garden expo (October) – http://www.gardeningfestival.com.au/
Kyneton – daffodil and arts festival / open gardens – early September – http//www.kynetondaffodilarts.org.au
Lavandula Lavender farm (Near Daylesford) – http://www.lavandula.com.au/
– Lavender harvest festival (Early January) –
– Autumn harvest festival (March)
– La Primavera festival (October)

Lotus flower season – Blue Lotus Water Garden (Late December to Late March) (Near Yarra Junction) – http://www.bluelotusfarm.com.au/
Melbourne City Parks – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/PARKSANDACTIVITIES/PARKS/Pages/Guidetoparks.aspx

Melbourne international flower and garden show – Mid March – http://www.melbflowershow.com.au/
– Includes twilight Friday night opening

– floral workshops
– basket competition
– Display gardens

Mount Macedon Open gardens – Mid September – http://www.mountmacedonhorticulture.org.au
** My Open Garden (Australian national open gardens) – http://www.myopengarden.com.au/
** Open Gardens Victoria (Various open gardens events in Victoria and Melbourne) – http://www.opengardensvictoria.org.au/
– Events – http://www.opengardensvictoria.org.au/events-tours and https://www.facebook.com/pg/opengardensvictoria/events/

Parks Victoria – http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/
Parks Victoria – Park stay – Camping and accommodation near or within Victorian national parks – http://www.parkstay.vic.gov.au/

Queensland Garden Expo – http://www.qldgardenexpo.com.au
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne – http://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/
– and Hop on and off Garden explorer buggy transport service (Cost) – http://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/whats-on/garden-explorer1

Royal botanic gardens – Botanic and rare plant fair – Late October – http://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/botanicandrare

Ross Garden Tours – http://www.rosstours.com/
Rushworth Spring garden festival Late October) – (Near Shepparton) – http://www.visitvictoria.com/regions/Goldfields/Events/Gardens-and-agriculture/Rushworth-Spring-Garden-Festival.aspx

Secret gardens of the Dandenong ranges – Open gardens of the Dandenong ranges – Late October – http://www.secretgardensofthedandenongranges.com.au/

State rose and garden show (Werribee park – November) – http://www.experiencewyndham.com.au/events/state_rose_and_garden_show/come_and_see
State Rose garden Melbourne (Werribee Park) – http://vicstaterosegarden.com.au/home.html
Tasmania’s Garden Attractions – http://bloomingtasmania.com.au/

Teselaar Kablom festival of flowers – Late march April – http://www.kabloom.com.au
– Incorporates the gardening and plant expo – http://www.gardeningandplantsexpo.com.au
Tesselaar Tulip festival – September / October – http://tulipfestival.com.au/

Victorian Spring Garden & Lifestyle Show (Mornington Racecourse in late September) – http://springgardenshow.com.au/

*** Visit Victoria – Gardens and agricultural events and gardens – http://www.visitmelbourne.com/Events/Gardens-and-agriculture

Warratina Lavender Farm – Open garden weekend (Late November) – http://www.warratinalavender.com.au/calendar.php

Yea garden expo (Mid september) –


Events – Agricultural, Rural and animal shows
General listings –

Australian country shows – http://www.countryshows.com.au
Royal agricultural society of Victoria – Events – http://www.rasv.com.au/Events/
Show days online – http://www.showdayonline.com/

Agricultural shows:
Ballarat –
Beaufort
Benalla –
Bendigo –

Castlemaine Show (October) –

Daylesford Show (November)-
Geelong (October) – http://www.royalgeelongshow.org/
Korumburra –
Kyneton –

Lilydale –
Mansfield
Melbourne Show (Royal) (September) – http://royalshow.com.au/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/RoyalMelbourneShow/

– Alpaca show – July – https://www.rasv.com.au/royal-melbourne-alpaca-show/
– Poultry show – July – https://www.rasv.com.au/royal-melbourne-poultry-show/

Mildura
Myrtleford
Pakenham –

Red Hill – March 26 – http://redhillshow.com.au/
Rutherglen
Seymour –
Sunbury –
Wangaratta –

Warrnambool
Whittlesea Show –
Wonthaggi (Bass Coast)

Animal speciality shows:
Equitana – November – Melbourne Showgrounds – http://www.equitana.com.au/



Major Charitable / SportingEvents

Event types:
– Cycling
– Ironman
– Running
– Walks

Portals:
Bicycle network Victoria – events – https://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/general/events/
Cycling Victoria – Events – http://vic.cycling.org.au/
Run Calendar – http://runcalendar.com.au/vic and http://runcalendar.com.au/melbourne
Runing calendar – https://www.runningcalendar.com.au/state/victoria/

Notable events:

Around the bay cycling (October) – https://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/around-the-bay/

Big red kidney walk – September – http://kidney.org.au/walk
Bloody Long walk (October) – http://www.bloodylongwalk.com.au/

City2Sea Run (November) –
Colour run (Various) –
Eureka Climb Run(November) – Melbourne CBD –

Good Friday Appeal Telethon and events – Royal Childrens Hospital Appeal (Televised all day on Cahennel 7) (Phone room in the Melbourne Exhbition and convention centre – Concert held in the plenary – Good Friday)- http://www.goodfridayappeal.com.au/

Melbourne Marathon Run(October) – http://www.melbournemarathon.com.au/
Million Paws Walk (Various) – http://www.millionpawswalk.com.au/Victoria.htm

Mothers day Classic Run (April) – http://www.mothersdayclassic.com.au/
Move in may run (May)- http://standupevents.com.au/
MS Melbourne Cycle (March) – http://www.msmelbournecycle.org.au/

Neon Run –

One day to cure cancer –
Oxfam Trailwalker (April) – https://trailwalker.oxfam.org.au/

Puffing Billy Great Train Race (May)http://puffingbilly.com.au/

Relay for life (Various) –
Royal Walk and Fun run (Late March)http://www.theroyalwalk.org.au/

Run for the kids – Good Friday appeal run (March) – http://www.runforthekids.com.au/
Run Melbourne – Major (July) – http://www.runmelbourne.com.au/

Stadium Stomp (Early July)http://www.stadiumstomp.com.au/MCG
Tough Mudder (Various) –
Variety Santa Fun run (Early December) –

Weekend to end womens cancers (Mid April) – http://www.endcancer.org.au/

Womens Fun run (December) – http://www.sussanwomensfunrun.com.au/

World run – Wings for life(June) – http://www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com/au/en/melbourne/


Various Charity days:
– Daffodil day –
– Red nose –
– Blue ribbon –
– Jeans for jeans –


Major Sporting Events and seasons

Sporting events and arenas
-Corporate boxes or premium seating
-Corporare marquees

Visiting sports events
– Ice hockey (Winter)
– International soccer (Winter) – International Champions cup, International clubs etc
– Athletics

AFL (Australian football league) Mens season – (March until September) – http://www.afl.com.au/
– Final held at the MCG stadium Melbourne (Late September / Early October) – http://www.afl.com.au/finals.

AFL Womens league – (February until April) – http://www.afl.com.au/womens
– Matches – http://www.afl.com.au/womens/matches

A league season – Soccer (Football) – (Early October to April) – http://www.a-league.com.au/

Australian baseball league (Altona based) – http://web.theabl.com.au/schedule/

Australian International Airshow (Weekend in March – Every odd year) – Avalon airport – https://www.airshow.com.au/ and http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/airshow2017

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (Weekend in Mid October- Phillip Island) -http://www.motogp.com.au/

Gymnastics:
Australian gymnastics championships – May / June – Hisense arena Melbourne – http://ausgymnasticschamps.com.au/

World Cup Gymnastics (February) at Hisense Arena. – http://gymnasticsworldcup.com.au/

Icehockey
– Australian ice hockey – https://www.obriengrouparena.com.au/ice-sports-programs/ice-hockey/australia-ice-hockey-league

– Melbourne mustangs – Mens – April to August –
– Melbourne ice – Mens – April to August
– Tickets – http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/browse/hockey-catid-9/sports-rid-10004/victoria-dma-705?tm_link=seo_bc_minorcat

– Womens ice hockey league – March
– Tickets – http://onlinesales.centaman.net/ObrienGroupArena/SpecialEvents/tabid/63/Default.aspx

Tennis:
Australian Open Tennis Championship (3 weeks in February)http://www.ausopen.com

Melbourne and Olympic Parks – https://www.mopt.com.au/
– Rod Laver Arena – http://www.rodlaverarena.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/RodLaverArena/
– Margaret Court arena – http://www.margaretcourtarena.com.au/ and https://twitter.com/MCourtArena
– Hisense arena – http://www.hisensearena.com.au/ and https://twitter.com/HisenseArena

Tennis Tournament-
– Grand Slam Links – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/info/grandslam/index.html

– WTA circuit – Womens – http://www.wtatennis.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/WTA/

– ATP circuit – Mens – http://www.atpworldtour.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/ATPWorldTour/
– ATP – Tennis TV – http://www.tennistv.com

Tennis national associations:

Tennis Australia – http://www.tennis.com.au/
– Australian tennis tournaments – http://www.tennis.com.au/vic/
– Australian open – jobs – http://www.ausopen.com/jobs and MOPT jobs – https://www.mopt.com.au/careers/employment-opportunities/
– Olympic park tennis centre, club and court use – http://www.tennisworld.net.au/
– Tennis Victoria – http://www.tennis.com.au/vic/

United states tennis association – https://www.usta.com/en/home.html

Tennis Australia social media
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/TennisAustralia/
– Twitter – https://twitter.com/TennisAustralia
– Fantasy tennis league – by Tennis Australia – http://fantasytennisleague.com/
– Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/user/TennisAustralia/videos

Publications
– Australian tennis magazine – http://www.tennismag.com.au/
– Australian Open tennis programme $20 –
http://event.ausopen.com/essentials/programs/
– Daily printed newsletter – Includes schedule, map and news – guide $2 –

Australian open official Media –
– Live Video (Streaming)Channel and aus open show channel – https://ausopen.com/watch-live
– Video – https://ausopen.com/news-media/videos
– Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/user/australianopentv/videos

Types of videos / media events:
Player profiles
Player news
Shot of the day
Interviews
On court post match interviews
Press conference – Post match
Match previews
Match highlights
Tournament features
Press conference
Post tournament Winners trophy photo excursion

Aus open TV shows
– The coin toss (On AO website and youtube)
– Kia open drive (Facebook page and youtube)
– Open plate (Youtube)
– Wildcards (Variety show – Facebook page)

– Live Radio – https://ausopen.com/australian-open-radio

– Live blog – https://ausopen.com/live-blog
– Live news – https://ausopen.com/news-media/articles
– Latest news – https://ausopen.com/news-media/latest
– Galleries – https://ausopen.com/news-media/galleries
– Interviews – https://ausopen.com/interviews

Other Media –
– Emirates Camera – Rod laver arena free camera (Brizi.camera) – http://www.ekcam.com with #emiratesreturn and
#Emiratesreturntowin – Enter in seat on website (eg JJ123) and take a picture, then share on social media to win prizes per match, and also overall overseas trip.
– IBM Media

Media houses
– Espn
– Eurosport
– Channel 7
– Australian open tv

Media outlets – Broadcasters and print media- https://ausopen.com/event-guide/broadcasters
– BBC Sport – http://www.bbc.com/sport
Be in sports (Sports Channel)- http://www.beinsports.com/au/
– CNN – http://edition.cnn.com/sport/tennis
– Daily mail – Tennis –
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/tennis/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/tennis/article-5269079/AUSTRALIAN-OPEN-2018-Mens-womens-singles-results.html
– ESPN – http://www.espn.com and http://www.espn.com.au/tennis/
– Google news and sports – https://news.google.com.au/
– Guardian tennis –
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/tennis
– 7 tennis – See other section
– Euro sports – http://au.eurosport.com/
– News Limited Australia –
http://www.news.com.au/sport/tennis/
– Sports illustrated –
SRGSSR (Switzerland) – http://www.srgssr.ch/en/

Tennis channel – http://www.tennischannel.com
Tennis.com – http://baseline.tennis.com/

Aus Open media accounts (and actual social park location in the grounds)
– Instagram – https://www.facebook.com/AustralianOpen

– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/AustralianOpen
– Facebook – Fan bot – ‘Aofanbot’ by Mastercard – https://m.me/AustralianOpen

Includes:
Facebook
– Live streaming interviews, Q and A sessions, links to Youtube videos
– sponsor sites – Player interviews
– Livestreaming of players activities

– Twitter – #ausopen – @AOHelp and https://twitter.com/australianopen
– Twitter – Blue room interview space and live feed
– Periscope (Part of twitter) – https://www.periscope.tv/AustralianOpen/

Twitter news – and Blue room interviews –
– Moments – https://twitter.com/MomentsAU
– Twitter Australia – https://twitter.com/twitterau
– Twitter sports Australia – https://twitter.com/TwitterSportsAU
– Also follow players social media accounts, sponsors, broadcasters, sports journalists and more

– Australian Open App – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ibm.events.android.ausopen&hl=en&rdid=com.ibm.events.android.ausopen

– 7 sports tennis – Live on Channel 7, 7 mate and 7 two.
– 7 tennis live streaming – channels – https://au.tv.yahoo.com/plus7/live/
– 7 Tennis live streaming portal – (Also premium access) – https://www.7tennis.com.au/live/Seven
– 7 tennis app – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mediafoundry.SevenTennis&hl=en
– 7 Tennis youtube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxjyNmdeMBoExeefLOuQaqg/videos

Channel 7 social media
– Twitter – https://twitter.com/7tennis
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/7tennis/
– Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/7tennis/

– TV screening schedule – http://event.ausopen.com/schedules/tv-schedule/
– Viewing locations – Garden square, Federation square
– AO Social media – http://event.ausopen.com/social/

Scores and Schedule –
– Scores – https://ausopen.com/scores/
– Live scores – https://ausopen.com/scores/live
– Results – https://ausopen.com/scores/results
– Event Stats – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/scores/extrastats/index.html

Tournament schedule – https://ausopen.com/tournament-schedule
– Live schedule – https://ausopen.com/schedules/
– In each match includes: Stats, Follow live, Highlights, Media
– Print Schedules – https://ausopen.com/print-schedules

– Note: Draw released the Friday before the Open. Daily schedule released 24 hrs in advance.
– Match reports – lick on individual matches or for general news –
https://ausopen.com/news-media/articles

– Draw – https://ausopen.com/draws
– Print Draws – https://ausopen.com/print-draws

– Seeded players – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/players/index.html

Finals matches
– Last Saturday evening of the tournament
– Last Sunday evening of the tournament

Practice schedule (Outside courts) – an opportunity to see big names practice and signatures – https://ausopen.com/practice-schedule
– Practice courts include:
– Left side: Courts 5 to 15
– Middle side: Near Emirates skydeck – 16 to 23
– Right outdoor courts – Below National tennis centre, Behind Hisense arena – Courts 24 to 28
– Inside courts – within the National tennis centre, behind Hisense arena – Inside courts 1 to 8.
– Outdoor Clay courts – Below National tennis centre, Behind Hisense arena – Clay courts 1 to 8

Other opportunities to meet players
– Out and about in Melbournes shops and restaurants
– Melbourne airport – arriving an departing (leaving after the players last matches)
– The arrival players entrance to the right to Garden square big TV screens, can see from elevated walk way.
– Players making their way to media outlets via the players entrance – in Garden square, up to the elevated media studios to the left of the Garden square public entrance.

Tennis events:
Singles – Men and Women
Doubles – Mens, Womens and Mixed
Juniors – Boys and Girls
Wheel chair tennis – Mens, Women and mixed.
Legends events (Exhibition)

Tickets –

Single ticket prices http://event.ausopen.com/tickets/single-ticket-prices/
Official ticket purchasing – Ticketek – http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=AO17

Ticket portal – https://ausopen.com/tickets
– Ticket FAQS – https://ausopen.com/tickets/tickets-faqs
– Travel packages – https://ausopen.com/tickets/travel-packages
– Accessibility and special needs – https://ausopen.com/accessibility-special-needs
– Terms and conditions of entry – https://ausopen.com/tickets/conditions-of-sale-entry
Fan Marketplace – https://fanmarketplace.ausopen.com/

Entrances:
– Tanderrum bridge – From Federation square (Links Melbourne park to activities on Birrarung marr)
– Grand slam oval entrance – from olympic boulevard
– Garden square entrance – from tram stop or MCG
– Eastern plaza entrance – Next to Hisense arena

Arenas: (Single sessions or Multi)

Rod Laver Arena
– (Open – All days)
– First Monday to Last Thursday – Day / Night
– Last Friday to Sunday Finals – Twilight
– Ticket categories – Category 1 (closest), 2, 3 (Farthest)
– Types: Adult or Concession

Margaret Court Arena
– (Open – Until Last Monday day)
– First monday until Middle Saturday – Day / Night
– Middle Sunday and Last Monday – Day
– Ticket categories – Category 1 (closest), 2, 3 (Farthest)
– Types: Adult, Concession or family

Hisense Arena
– (Open – Until Last Monday day)
– First monday until Last Monday – Day
– Ticket categories – Reserved seating area (Other areas open for ground pass holders)
– Types: Adult or Concession

Ground Passes
– Single (First week – $45, Middle weekend day – $60 Mon to Wed of second week – $45, Thursday to Sunday of second week – $30 ,
– Middle Weekend duo ($100)
– 3 day
– 5 day
– DISCONTINUED – After 5 ground passses (Mon to Fri first week / Mon to Wednesday second week – $35).

Event Guide –
– Event guide (Music, services and more) – http://event.ausopen.com/event-guide/
– Maps (Seating and grounds) – http://event.ausopen.com/event-guide/maps/

– Essentials – https://ausopen.com/event-guide/essentials

Onsite
– Parent, Fan services, Safety and security, Food and hospitality, Information, entrances, prohibited goods.
– Also there are water fans around.

Transport
– Getting here (Tram, train, journey planning, pick up and drop off area,parking, taxi)

Tournament Info
– Gate openings, ballkids and officials, venue, policies

Match Info
– Draws, Electronic review, Extreme heat policy, junior championships, formats, prize money, qualifying, seeds, wildcards, balls, latest rule changes

Facilities, hospitality and eateries –

Restaurants
– 88 Melbourne, Barilla, Laneway club, Atrium, glasshouse

Dining
– Gradi – AO high street
– Nobu – By margaret coirt arena
– Rockpool bar and grill – Right of Garden square
– Includes AO chef series – each day dinner at the glasshouse prepared by rotating roster of chefs – https://ausopen.com/hospitality/packages/chef-series

– Hospitality – https://ausopen.com/hospitality
– Packages – Oncourt seating, superboxes, show court finals, Ao chef series, AO inspiration series (Womens oriented symposium talk)

– Hospitality services: Partner and hospitality entrance, hospitality concierge desk, partner and hospitality shuttle service and entrance

– Private rooms – Includes green room, trophy room and club, the lounge, NGV room, encore
– Also HA peoples club

– Membership – Founders club – wealthy events access, lounge and services

Partners – https://ausopen.com/event-guide/partners
– Includes: Kia, ANZ, Jacobs creek, rolex, accor hotels, aperol, Barilla, blackmores, Canadian club, city of Melbourne, coopers. Country road, CPA, Disney, Emirates, Ganten, Haagen dazs, K&L gates, Lavazza, Mastercard, National gallery of Victoria, Victorian tourism, Optus, Channel 7, Toshiba, Vegemite, Wilson, Yonex

Specific sites:
– Jacobs Creek –
http://www.jacobscreek.com/madeby/index
– Rolex –
– Kia – http://www.kiatennis.com

– Corporate Marquees – by Sponsors or Partners (restricted entry – located alongside Margaret Court Arena) –

– Public promotion marquees

– Player sponsors – sports clothing, tennis racquets, associated sponsors

– Promotional activations and giveaways – Free flights, food, items and more
– Includes:
– Emirates – free seat cushions, gifts and travel using Emirates sky cam in Rod laver arena
– ANZ – money boxes, ANZ Arena upgrades from roaming promo people to Rod laver arena or Margaret court arena, ANZ pedicabs to/from the tennis, promo booths
Kia – Daily giveaways via Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/KiaAustralia/ and major prizes on http://www.kiatennis.com
– Channel 7 Melbourne news – Daily Australian open tickets – code word in the TV news
– Herald sun newspaper – Free tennis tickets
– Jacobs creek – Holidays
– Mastercard – https://m.me/AustralianOpen and https://www.mastercard.com.au/en-au/consumers/offers-promotions/happyslam.html
– Coopers – Free VIP area tickets.

– Official shop – http://www.australianopenshop.com/
– Locations – Under Margaret court arena, Birrarung marr entry, Grand slam oval, Margaret court arena concourses, Rod laver arena concourses, Hisense arena concourses
– Notable items: Giant tennis ball (for signing)

Grounds events –

– Practice players sessions (Session schedules listed on tv screens and internet – watch from Emirates Bridge)

– Grand slam oval – Public promo marquees (Rooftop bars, novelty marquees like pools) , Eateries, drinking outlets / bars, childrens play area.
– Sections: London, Paris, New York and Melbourne
Garden square – Big TV and seating.

– Legends tennis matches
– LED court perimeter screens

– AO open sessions – paid (Birrarung marr – upper) – Coopers Saturday music event

Side Events
– Major player charity gala nights (Before the tournament) – eg Nadal, Djokovic, Federer – Free

Themed Days
– Kids Tennis Day – Saturday before the australian open starts
– Emirates Day – First Tuesday – Free Emirates seat pads
– Medibank Health day
– ANZ Day
– Optus Day
– Coopers Saturday
– Jacobs Creek Sunday

City Events –

Australian open events – http://event.ausopen.com/event-guide/list/?#filter=

– Lower / Aus Open entry from Tanderrum bridge – (Free) Activations, Aus open shop –

– Middle / Upper terrace – Canadian Club Racquet Club or the Coopers bar, food and big screen tv watching from hill (FREE)

– Upper AO live stage (Ticket required) – https://ausopen.com/event-guide/ao-live-stage
– Headliner acts each day after 5pm (until 8pm)
– Bars and food outlets

– IMG players party (Private pre-tournament players and VIP party at Crown Casino).
– Crown Casino Promenade (Big screens and promotions)
– Celebration of inspirational women brunch

Australian open series – http://emiratesaoseries.com/
– Brisbane International –
– Sydney – APIA International Sydney
– Perth – Hopman Cup
– Hobart – Hobart International
– Kooyong Classic – Kooyong, Victoria – Week before Australian open – http://kooyongclassic.com.au/

Formula one grand prix (Held over several days in March) – http://www.grandprix.com.au/

Festival of Sails (Late January – Geelong) – http://festivalofsails.com.au/

Golf Croquet World Championships (February – March ) – Cairnlea and other locations

International champions cup 2017 – Visiting international soccer clubs – June / July –
http://www.internationalchampionscup.com/ and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Champions_Cup

ISAF Sailing World Cup (December) –

Lorne Pier to Pub Ocean swimming event(Early January) – Lorne (Near Geelong) –

Netball – Tournament – http://vic.netball.com.au/ and http://netball.com.au/

Spring racing carnival – (October to November) – http://www.racing.com/spring

– Caulfield Cup – Melbourne Racing Club Carnival – part of spring racing carnival – http://mrc.racing.com/
– The Caulfield Guineas is held on the Saturday three weeks before the Victoria Derby.
– The Caulfield Cup is held on the Saturday on the weekend following the Guineas meeting.

Geelong Cup – http://www.grc.com.au/
– Geelong Cup on the Wednesday between the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate

– Melbourne Cup Horse Racing Carnival – Part of the Spring racing carnival (November)http://www.melbournecup.com/ and http://www.flemington.com.au/

– Melbourne cup carnival portal – https://www.flemington.com.au/melbournecupcarnival
– RSVP – https://www.instagram.com/rsvpcupweek/ and http://rsvpcupweek.com.au/who-is-coming/
– Melbourne cup parade – Monday before the cup in the CBD
– Melbourne cup corporate marquees in the birdcage
– Marquees in the park or nursery
– Various corporate lunches

– The Victoria Derby is held on the Saturday before the Melbourne Cup
– The Melbourne cup is held on the first Tuesday in November – State public holiday.
– The VRC Oaks race is held on the Thursday following the Cup
– The VRC Stakes day is held on the Saturday following the Oaks

Melbourne cup carnival elements:
Members access and benefits – own race access, parking and areas
Marquees / Pavilions / Enclosures – By Sponsors (Food, Beverages, Car companies, corporate organisations), Media outlets (TV and Radio), Members areas
Areas – Members areas, Birdcage, Nursery, Domain
The park
Fashion – Women – Fascinators, 3D headwear
Fashion – Men – Suits, Ties, Hats, shoes, accessories
Fashions on the field
Flowers / Gardens
Food
Bars
Musical acts
Transportation – Boat, Train, Car (Luxury), Helicopter
DIY set up – Nursery – Car, food, tent, picnic
After parties
Celebrities
Betting – Each way, Actual single, Quinella, Exacta, Trifecta, First four.

Moonee valley racing club – https://thevalley.com.au/racedays
– Cox Plate race, the meeting which is held on the Saturday following the Caulfield Cup

Polo in the city – Albert Park Lake and surrounds. Near Melbourne CBD (One day in late November) – http://polointhecity.com/
Portsea Polo – Portsea, Mornington Peninsula (Held in Early January) – http://www.portseapolo.com.au/

Rip Curl Pro Surfing Competition Bells Beach, Torquay – Late March) – http://www.visitvictoria.com/regions/Great-Ocean-Road/Events/Sports/Rip-Curl-Pro.aspx
Victorian Country Racing – http://www.countryracing.com.au/
Victorian Polo Club – (Various sporting/social events in Albert park, Portsea and Werribee park) – http://victorianpoloclub.com.au/events/


Exhibition (Public and trade show) Locations

Caulfield Racecourse (Caulfield) – http://mrc.racing.com/

Flemington Racecourse (Flemington) – http://www.flemington.com.au/

Meat Market – North melbourne – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/hubs-bookable-spaces/meat-market/Pages/meat-market.aspx
– Events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/meatmarketmelbourne/events/

Melbourne city conference centre

Melbourne cricket ground (MCG) – Corporate events and trade shows –

Melbourne Exhibition Centre (Southbank) – http://mcec.com.au/
– *** Whats on – https://www.mcec.com.au/visit/whats-on

– Expansion – http://mcec.com.au/expansion/
– Meetings and events spaces – http://www.mcec.com.au/plan-an-event/rooms/meetings-and-events
– Event planning tools – http://mcec.com.au/plan-an-event/event-planning-tools/
– Rooms – http://mcec.com.au/plan-an-event/rooms/

Melbourne park function centres and facilities – (Rod laver arena, Aami park, Hisense arena, Margaret court arena, function rooms and more) http://www.melbournepark.com.au/

Melbourne Pavilion – Flemington – http://www.melbournepavilion.com.au/

Melbourne Showgrounds (Ascot Vale) – http://www.melbourneshowgrounds.com/attending-an-event/event-calendar/browse/upcoming-events/
– Melbourne showgrounds – Events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/MelbourneShowgrounds/events/

National gallery of Victoria
– Clemenger BDO auditorium
– Great hall

RACV club – https://www.facebook.com/pg/RACVClub/events

Sandown Racecourse (Noble Park) – http://www.sandown.net.au/

Royal Exhibition Building (Carlton) – http://museumvictoria.com.au/reb/whatson/

Other smaller locations –
Australian events centre – Essendon fields – http://www.taec.co/
Coburg velodrome – https://www.facebook.com/velodromeevents/
Forum theatre -Arts west building, University of Melbourne
Pentridge Coburg –

Velodrome concerts


Notable Expos (Non Travel) Expos

** For food expos refer to the ‘food’ page and under events **

General portal:

Whats on Melbourne – Expos and trade shows – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/Exhibitions/Expos/Pages/ExposTradeShows.aspx

Event organising companies – events portals:
Expertise events – Crafts based – http://expertiseevents.com.au/events/events-calendar-2/

Specific:

Australasian quilt convention – Early April – http://aqc.com.au/
Beauty expo Melbourne – Late March – http://www.beautyexpomelbourne.com.au
by Infosalons.com.au

Cat lovers show – Royal exhibition building – September – https://catloversshow.com.au/melbourne

C2 entrepreneur event – November – http://c2melbourne.com/speakers-2017/ and https://www.facebook.com/C2Melbourne/
Craft and Quilt fair – (Melbourne exhibition centre – Late July) – http://www.craftfair.com.au

Digital show (Photography) – Melbourne exhibition centre – (October) http://www.thedigitalshow.com.au/

Dog Lovers Show (Royal Exhbition building – May)http://dogloversshow.com.au/melbourne

Education show – (Early September – Melbourne exhbition centre) – http://www.theeducationshow.com.au/
Fitness and health expo – May – https://www.fitnessexpo.com.au/melbourne/
Fitness show – October – http://fitness-show.com.au/melbourne/
Future assembly – tech fest – showgrounds – Early December – https://futureassembly.io
Gift fairs – Reed and AGHA Industry gift Fairs (Melbourne exhibition centre and also Melbourne showgrounds – Early August) – http://www.reedgiftfairs.com.au/ and http://agha.com.au/hagf/
– August show – Reed – http://www.reedgiftfairs.com.au/melbourne-august/
– August show – AGHA –
Herald Sun Home Show (Melbourne exhibition centre – Late August) – http://www.melbournehomeshow.com.au/
HIA Home show (Melbourne exhibition centre – Late April / Early May) – http://www.hiahomeshow.com.au/

Independent living expo – May – Showgrounds – https://www.atsaindependentlivingexpo.com.au/exhibitor-list/
International sourcing expo (Mid November – Melbourne exhbition centre) – http://www.internationalsourcingexpo.com/

Life in style – premium retail trade event – Early August – Royal exhibition building – http://www.lifeinstyle.com.au/melbourne/

Melbourne leisure fest – Caravan and camping – October – Sandown racecourse – http://melbourneleisurefest.com.au/
Melbourne money expo – September – http://www.moneyexpo.net.au
Melbourne webfest – Late June – http://www.melbournewebfest.com

Mind body spirit festival (Melbourne Exhibition centre – Mid June and Mid November) – http://www.mbsfestival.com.au/index.htm
Motorclassica car / auto show (Late October)- http://www.motorclassica.com.au/
Paperific expo (Paper crafts expo)– (Melbourne Showgrounds – late August) – http://paperific.com.au/
Pet and Animal Expo (March)http://www.emsaust.com.au/Melbourne-Pet-Animal-Expo.html
Pool and spa expo – (February) – https://www.spasashow.com.au/

Sexpo (Explicit Adult oriented expo) (Late November) – http://www.sexpo.com
– Drone X (Electronic Drone expo) joint held with Sexpo

Sportscasting – Sports broadcasting and live production event (Late October) – http://sportscasting.com.au/Melbourne/

Stiches and craft exhibition – Late November
Technology and gadget expo (August) – http://www.tge.melbourne/schedules/
Total retail expo – (Mid May – Melbourne Exhbition centre) http://www.totalexpo.com.au/
Victorian Caravan, Camping and touring show (Melbourne Showgrounds – Late February) – http://www.caravanshow.com.au/
Vidcon – Social media, youtuber and media convention – September – Melbourne Exhibition centre- http://www.www.vidconaustralia.com


Travel Expos

Travel expos company genres:
– Travel bureaus – Country, City, Region
– Airlines
– Tours – guided
– Cruises
– Travel agents
– Resorts
– Ski fields
– Hotels
– Rail

Adventure Travel Expo (February)http://www.myadventureexpo.com/
Travel Expos – Flight Centre – http://www.travelexpo.net.au/

• General Travel Expo (February /March)http://www.travelexpo.net.au/travel-expo
• Discover the Americas Expo (July / August)http://www.travelexpo.net.au/discover-americas
• Discover Europe Expo (October/November)http://www.travelexpo.net.au/discover-europe
• Cruise Expo (September) – http://www.travelexpo.net.au/cruise-expo

Europe travel experts – Europe travel expo – September – https://www.eurotravelexperts.com.au/exhibitors
International ski travel expo (By travelplan) – Crown casino – May – http://www.travelplan.com.au/skiexpo.html
Latin travel expo (May)- http://www.latintravelexpo.com.au/
Snow Travel Expo (May) http://snowtravelexpo.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/snowtravelexpo/


Melbourne Learning and talks
– Includes:
– University – Corporate centres
– City business or educational campuses
– City working or conference spaces
– Local neighbourhood houses / Council learning
– Local fresh produce markets
– Social learning organisations
– Learning events in Art galleries

Local learning and talks organisations

Also refer to ‘Tours and Attractions’ page and the ‘Specific Tours’ section for learning based tours – eg Photographic tours.

Art centre melbourne
– Talks and ideas – https://www.artscentremelbourne.com.au/en/whats-on/talks-and-ideas
– Workshops – https://www.artscentremelbourne.com.au/en/whats-on/workshops
– Free events – https://www.artscentremelbourne.com.au/en/whats-on/free-events

Australian institute of International affairs – Victoria – https://aiiavic.tidyhq.com/public/schedule/events

Australian intercultural society – http://www.intercultural.org.au

Calm in the city – classes – Meditation – http://www.calminthecity.org.au/

Ceres – courses (Brunswick – Gardening and community short courses / events) – http://ceres.org.au/education/courses/
– Accredited training – http://ceres.org.au/education/accredited-training/
– Short courses – https://ceres.weteachme.com/
– Areas of study: Cooking, Cheese, craft, gardening, sustainability
– Events – http://ceres.org.au/events/
– Facebook events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/CERES.Environment.Park/events/

City sessions – Learning events – http;//www.citysessions.com.au
(The) Conversation – Academic University public events – https://theconversation.com/au/events

Creative mornings (Design talks and workshops) –
World upcoming talks – https://creativemornings.com/talks/upcoming
Melbourne – https://creativemornings.com/cities/mel and https://www.facebook.com/cmmelb/
– Upcoming Melbourne talks – https://creativemornings.com/cities/mel/talks

Creative Victoria – Talks – https://creative.vic.gov.au/funding-and-support/resources/creative-exchange
– Past talks – https://creative.vic.gov.au/funding-and-support/resources/creative-exchange/past-creative-exchange-events

Donkey wheel house – events – http://www.donkeywheelhouseevents.org/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/donkeywheelhouse/

Dream factory Victoria – https://www.facebook.com/pg/dreamfactoryvic/events/

Dumbo Feather – Events – http://www.dumbofeather.com/event/

– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/dumbofeather/events/

Facebook – Events – https://www.facebook.com/events/
– Events calendar – https://www.facebook.com/events/calendar/
– Discovery – https://www.facebook.com/events/discovery/

Gasworks arts centre – events – http://www.gasworks.org.au/event/
– Events – https://www.facebook.com/search/events/?q=Gasworks%20Arts%20Park

General Assembly – https://generalassemb.ly/
– Blog – https://generalassemb.ly/blog/
– Melbourne site – https://generalassemb.ly/locations/melbourne
– Ordered classes – https://generalassemb.ly/account/orders

– Business. Coding, Data, Design, Digital Marketing, Product management, Startups and Careers

** – Events and talks (Paid and Free) – https://generalassemb.ly/education?format=events&where=melbourne
– Career based classess and workshops (paid) – https://generalassemb.ly/education?format=classes-workshops&topic=9
– Workshops – https://generalassemb.ly/education?format=classes-workshops&where=melbourne

Good copy – Community copywriting workshops – https://thegoodcopy.com.au/pages/school

Grattan institute talks – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/grattan-institute-314330015

Growth faculty – Notable speakers events – https://www.thegrowthfaculty.com/events.php

Handmakers factory – Seddon – Creative arts and design workshops – https://handmakersfactory.com.au/

Health events –
– Melbourne brain centre – http://www.melbournebraincentre.edu.au/events
– University of Melbourne – Neuroscience – news and events – https://neuroscience.unimelb.edu.au/news-and-events
– Florey institute events – https://www.florey.edu.au/events and https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheFlorey/events/
– Tickets – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/the-florey-institute-of-neuroscience-and-mental-health-3182134098

Knowledge market – Victoria harbour, Docklands – events, learning and coworking space – http://www.victoriaharbour.com.au/news-and-events/knowledge-market

** Laneway Learning – http://melbourne.lanewaylearning.com/

Lowy institute talks at NGV – http://www.lowyinstitute.org/events

Markets
– Prahran Market –
– Preston market – http://www.prestonmarket.com.au/whats-on/
– South Melbourne Market –
– Victoria Market –

M Pavilion – Pavilion in the Queen Victoria gardens opposite the National Gallery of Victoria (St Kilda Road) –
October to February – Talks, events and more – http://mpavilion.org/program/
– Sections – About, architect, program, library, visit, partners, news
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/mpavilion
– Facebook events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/mpavilion/events/
– Eventbrite – Events requiring booking – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/mpavilion-13321591923

Melbourne Anglican – Talks hosted by the Anglican church – http://www.melbourneanglican.org.au/Whoweare/Archbishop/Conversations/Pages/default.aspx

** Melbourne City Council – Talks and Workshops Portal – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/WHATSON/LEARNANDSEE/Pages/LearnandSee.aspx
Melbourne city council – Business events – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/business/support-resources/business-events/Pages/business-events.aspx
Melbourne City – Conversations / Talks – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/conversations/Pages/conversations.aspx
– Melbourne conversations – Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/user/MelbConversations/videos

Melbourne city – Workshops and classes – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/LearnandSee/WorkshopsandSeminars/Pages/WorkshopsandSeminars.aspx
Melbourne City – Lectures and forums – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/LearnandSee/LecturesandForums/Pages/LecturesandForums.aspx

Melbourne city library
– Docklands knowledge market – RMIT the exchange – https://www.knowma.com.au/
– Maker basics events – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/d/australia–southbank/makerbasics/?mode=search
– Library at the dock – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/d/australia–southbank/library-at-the-dock/?crt=regular&page=1&sort=best

Michaels camera workshops – Drone demo – every Tuesday and Thursday 2pm

Mind room (Mental health short classes) – http://www.themindroom.com.au/

National gallery of Victoria – Events – https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/whats-on/programs-events/
Access
Education
Films
Friday nights
Members
NGV Kids
NGV teens
Opening weekend
Special events
Talks and discussions – https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/whats-on/programs-events/?type=talks&loc=All
Tours
Workshops

National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)
– Melbourne studios – https://www.nida.edu.au/melbourne-studios
– Whats on in Melbourne – https://www.nida.edu.au/productions/whats-on-in-melbourne
– Short courses – https://www.open.nida.edu.au/ AND https://www.open.nida.edu.au/courses/who/adults?near=melbourne/3000/10
– Events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/NIDAcommunity/events/
– News – https://www.nida.edu.au/about-nida/news

Plato Project – Blog – https://theplatoproject.com/dialogue/
Events / workshops – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/the-plato-project-a-new-business-school-11901227486

Probus clubs – Victoria – https://www.probusvic.com.au/
Put your heart into it (Short classes – eco based) – http://www.putyourheartintoit.com.au/workshops.html

Raising the bar – Intellectual talks and learning held in bars and lounges around the city for one night – Free tickets – Late November – http://www.rtbevent.com/
– Melbourne – http://www.rtbevent.com/melbourne

Readings bookstores – Carlton and CBD – events and talks – https://www.readings.com.au/events

Saxons training centre – http://www.saxonsgroup.com.au/trainingfacilities/melbourne/

School of Life – Courses – http://www.theschooloflife.com/melbourne/
– Calendar – http://www.theschooloflife.com/melbourne/calendar/
– Facebook events – https://www.facebook.com/TheSchoolofLifeAustralia/events/
– Special events – https://www.theschooloflife.com/melbourne/events/special-events/
– Business school – https://www.theschooloflife.com/melbourne/events/workshops/
– New curriculum – https://www.theschooloflife.com/melbourne/events/new-curriculum-2/

School of philosophy Melbourne – http://www.schoolofphilosophy.org.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/SchoolOfPhilosophyMelbourne/

Siteworks – Brunswick – http://www.saxonstreet.com/

State library of Victoria – public learning events – https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/live-learn
State Library of Victoria – Whats on (Talks, Seminars and more) – http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/whats-on
Areas:
Exhibitions
Talks & lectures – https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/whats-on/filter?type=117&cost=All
Tours
Children & families
Other events
Friends
State library of Victoria – General interest courses – http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/live-learn/general-interest-courses

State library of Victoria – view and discuss – https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/view-discuss
State library of Victoria – Exhibitions and events – https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/whats-on/filter?type=117&cost=All
State library of Victoria – Catalogue – search and discover – https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/search-discover

Ted X Melbourne (TED talks Melbourne) – http://tedxmelbourne.com/
Taostrmasters club – Melbourne – Public speaking – http://www.toastmasters.org.au/
TEDxFulbrightMelbourne – https://www.ted.com/tedx/events/22740
Think Inc – Intelligent events and guests – https://www.thinkinc.org.au/
Think west (Learning festival – October / November) – http://www.thinkwest.com.au/

U3A – University of the third age – https://www.u3avictoria.com.au/

Victorian Law foundation – Events – http://www.victorialawfoundation.org.au/events/

We teach me – Learning and events – https://weteachme.com/
– Blog – https://blog.weteachme.com/
– Melbourne classes and workshops – https://weteachme.com/classes/melbourne
– Areas of learning –

Fashion and styling
IT
Floristry
Painting
Coffee
Graphic design
Dancing
Fitness and health
Music
Writing
Photography
Business
Pottery
Craft
DIY
Baking
Language
Hair and makeup
Permaculture and gardening
Pet care
Tours – https://weteachme.com/classes/melbourne/tours
Outdoor and adventure
Wine
Professional development classes
Kids activities
Jewellery making, cooking classes, drink, professional development courses
Sewing classes
Performing arts courses
Arts classes

We teach me – own held events https://www.facebook.com/pg/weteachme/events/
– Master series – https://www.facebook.com/pg/WTM.MastersSeries/events/
*** – Booking summary – https://weteachme.com/search?from-profile-page=true&vendor-id=1001212
– Master series – Booking portal – https://weteachme.com/weteachme#classes

Wheeler Centre (Books and Literature organisation – State Library) – http://www.wheelercentre.com/ and
https://www.facebook.com/wheelercentre/
– Event series – http://www.wheelercentre.com/events/series/
– Interrobang knowledge talks events – November – http://theinterrobang.wheelercentre.com/

Series – https://www.wheelercentre.com/events/series
– Dead calm honest conversations about death – https://www.wheelercentre.com/events/series/dead-calm-honest-conversations-about-death
– The Fifth estate – https://www.wheelercentre.com/events/series/the-fifth-estate
– Invasion of the pod people – https://www.wheelercentre.com/events/series/invasion-of-the-pod-people
– Mayhem – https://www.wheelercentre.com/events/series/mayhem
– Not racist but – https://www.wheelercentre.com/events/series/not-racist-but
– This is not a drill with ali moore – https://www.wheelercentre.com/events/series/this-is-not-a-drill-with-ali-moore

White house st Kilda – organised by papergiants – http://www.smallgiants.com.au/our-purpose/

Workshop Melbourne – Fitzroy based – http://www.work-shop.com.au/events/grid/
– Melbourne – https://www.facebook.com/pg/WorkShopMelbourne/events/
– Tickets portal – https://work-shop.weteachme.com/

Melbourne learning meetups (Facebook organised)-

Photography model posing and shooting workshops


Universities and Educational institutions – Campuses and locations

University Campuses
– Including Melbourne CBD campuses and Business centres

– Australian Catholic University – http://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/campuses
– Chisholm – https://www.chisholm.edu.au/locations
– Deakin (and Deakin prime) – http://www.deakin.edu.au/locations
– Federation university – https://federation.edu.au/about-us/our-campuses
– Holmesglen – http://www.holmesglen.edu.au/contact/campuses
– La Trobe – http://www.latrobe.edu.au/campuses
– Melbourne Polytechnic – http://www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au/campuses
– Monash – http://www.monash.edu/about/our-locations
o Parkville
o City (Business) –
– RMIT university – http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-locations-and-facilities/locations
o Main
o City business
– University of Melbourne – http://about.unimelb.edu.au/campuses-and-facilities
– Victoria University – https://www.vu.edu.au/campuses-services/our-campuses


Universities and Educational institutions – Events and Talks

– Includes: University – free public talks, local learning talks and lectures
– Topics on Social development and more.

Australian Catholic University (ACU) – Events (Open day – Early August) – https://www.acu.edu.au/connect_with_acu/events

ACU – – News – https://students.acu.edu.au/news
– News and events – http://www.acu.edu.au/alumni_and_giving/giving/news_and_events
– Publications – https://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/our_university/publications

CAE (Centre for Adult learning) – http://www.cae.edu.au/
– Bookclubs – http://www.cae.edu.au/book-groups
– Roomhire – http://www.cae.edu.au/room-hire

Adult learning – https://www.cae.edu.au/course_category/adult-learning/

– Short courses – (Short course printed guides) https://www.cae.edu.au/short-courses/
– CAE / Box hill institute – Events – http://www.boxhill.edu.au/bod-events/ and https://www.cae.edu.au/events/

Areas of study:

Arts
Business
Computers & Technology
Digital Design & Multimedia
English (Eal)
Fashion, Sewing & Style
Fitness & Sport
Floristry
Food & Beverage
Health & Wellbeing
Home & Garden
Interior Design & Décor
IT Certifications
Jewellery & Silversmithing
Languages – https://www.cae.edu.au/languages/
Performing Arts
Photography & Film
Police Entry
Talks – https://www.cae.edu.au/course_category/talks/
Travel – https://www.cae.edu.au/course_category/travel/
Walking Tours – https://www.cae.edu.au/course_category/walking-tours/
Writing & Editing

Deakin University – Events – http://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/news-and-events/events
Deakin – Downtown events – http://www.deakin.edu.au/locations/deakin-corporate-centres/deakin-downtown
Deakin University – News – http://www.deakin.edu.au/news and http://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/news
Deakin News – Within each faculty – http://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/faculties-and-schools

Deakin University – Mid Year sessions (May to June) – http://www.deakin.edu.au/midyear
Deakin University – (Open days, Mid Year: Early July, Main Open day – Late August) – http://openday.deakin.edu.au/
Deakin University – Blogs Portal – https://blogs.deakin.edu.au/browse-deakin-blogs/
Deakin University – This – Univerity blog – http://this.deakin.edu.au/

Holmesglen – Open days (Open day – Mid June) – http://www.holmesglen.edu.au/students/open_days/locations

Holmesglen – Short courses – http://www.holmesglen.edu.au/courses/short_courses
Holmesglen – news – http://www.holmesglen.edu.au/about_us/news

Latrobe University (Open days – Mid year: July, Main Open day: Early August) – Events – http://www.latrobe.edu.au/events and http://www.latrobe.edu.au/experience

– Advanced event search – advanced – https://www.latrobe.edu.au/events/search-events/advanced

Latrobe business school – Business events – http://www.latrobe.edu.au/business
Latrobe university – Public lectures – http://www.latrobe.edu.au/events/public-lectures
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/latrobe/events/
– Tickets – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/la-trobe-university-13372526990
Latrobe University Bold thinking talks – http://www.latrobe.edu.au/bold-thinking/stream
Latrobe – Ideas and society – Recordings of previous talks – https://www.latrobe.edu.au/news/ideas-and-society
Latrobe – Asia and Myanmar association http://www.latrobe.edu.au/asia and http/aummi.edu.au/ and – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/la-trobe-asia-10844027529
– Lecture recordings – http://www.latrobe.edu.au/bold-thinking/stream
Latrobe University – news – http://www.latrobe.edu.au/news

Melbourne Polytechnic – Short Courses – http://www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au/course-info/short-courses/

Melbourne polytechnic- Events (Open day – late August)- http://www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au/events

Melbourne polytechnic – news – https://www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au/news/

Monash University – Events (Open day – early August)-
Monash University – Events – https://www.monash.edu/news/events
– Public lectures – http://www.monash.edu/news/events
Arts events –
http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/events/

Monash University – Short courses – https://monashshortcourses.com
Monash University – News – http://www.monash.edu/news

RMIT University – Events (Open day – early August)

– RMIT News – https://www.rmit.edu.au/news/all-news
– RMIT university – Events – https://www.rmit.edu.au/events/
and all events – https://www.rmit.edu.au/events/all-events/

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ALL EVENTS
STUDY INFORMATION SESSIONS
PUBLIC LECTURES
EXHIBITIONS
CONFERENCES
GRADUATIONS AND AWARDS
SPECIAL EVENTS
VENUE BOOKINGS
TOURS
WORKSHOPS

RMIT – Students events – https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/news-and-events/events
RMIT events – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/rmit-university-10654685347
RMIT – News – http://www.rmit.edu.au/news
RMIT – Mid Year Sessions (May to June) – https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/midyear/

RMIT University – Short courses- https://shortcourses.rmit.edu.au/
RMIT University – Public Lectures and talks –
– Centre for urban research – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/centre-for-urban-research-7882194821
and https://www.facebook.com/RMITCUR/

Swinburne University – Events (Open Day – early August) – https://www.swinburne.edu.au/events/ and http://www.swinburne.edu.au/midyear/
Swinburne – News – http://www.swinburne.edu.au/news/ and http://www.swinburne.edu.au/magazine/
Swinburne University – Blog – http://swinburne.tumblr.com/ and Blog directory- http://blogs.swinburne.edu.au/frontpage/page/directory

Swinburne University – Short courses – https://www.swinburne.edu.au/study/options/find/short-courses/

Swinburne University – Public Lectures and talks – http://www.swinburne.edu.au/events/

Filter by category:
All
Alumni
Arts and humanities
Business
Course information
Current students
Design
Forums and workshops
Health sciences and community
Leadership
Open days
Postgraduate
Public lectures- https://www.swinburne.edu.au/events/?keywords=&category=Public+lectures&view=all
Research
Science engineering and technology
Vocational education (TAFE)

Public talks series
– Seminar Series on Ageing
– Centre for Social Impact Seminar

swinburne University – Current student clubs and events portal – https://unione.swin.edu.au/

Swinburne university – Design factory Melbourne (Design based events) – http://dfm.org.au/

University of Melbourne – Events(Open day – Mid August) – https://events.unimelb.edu.au/

University of Melbourne – free public lectures – https://events.unimelb.edu.au/all/free-public-lecture
University of Melbourne – Publishing – https://www.mup.com.au/events/ and
https://www.facebook.com/pg/MUPublishing/events/?ref=page_internal
Faculty of science events –
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/faculty-of-science-the-university-of-melbourne-2968651105

University of Melbourne – News – – http://newsroom.melbourne.edu/ and http://voice.unimelb.edu.au/

Victoria polytechnic – Events – https://www.vu.edu.au/victoriapolytechnic/about/events

Victoria University – Events (Open day – late August)- http://www.vu.edu.au/news-events/events

VU – News – https://www.vu.edu.au/news-events/news
VU talks and speakers – https://www.vu.edu.au/news-events/events/conferences-exhibitions-special-events
– Facebook – Events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/VUintheCommunity/events/

– Game changers speaking series – https://www.vu.edu.au/footscray-university-town/game-changers
– Event videos – https://www.facebook.com/VUintheCommunity/
– Exhibitions and special events – https://www.vu.edu.au/about-vu/news-events/events/conferences-exhibitions-special-events
– VU at metro west – https://www.vu.edu.au/footscray-university-town/vu-at-metrowest

VU – Game changer conversation series – https://www.vu.edu.au/footscray-university-town/news-events/game-changers-conversation-series
VU – Footscray University town (Events and activities – supported by VU) – http://www.footscrayunitown.com.au


Library services – Books and events

Services:
Technology assistance (Such as how to use tablets, research skills and much more)

Tyoes:
Library / community centre / integrated learning hub cebtres

Portals:

Australian library and information association – Library and information week – late may – http://www.Alia.org.au/liw

E smart libraries (Initiative to have cyber safety) – http://www.esmartlibraries.org.au/

Library link Victoria (State Publication and Library database) – https://llv.net.au/

Public Libaries Victoria – http://www.plvn.net.au/
Victorian Libraries – http://www.libraries.vic.gov.au/cgi-bin/library_links/catalogue.cgi?3

Specific:

Anthenaeum Library (Melbourne CBD) – http://www.melbourneathenaeum.org.au/

Boorondara Libraries – https://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/libraries/whats-on-library
Brimbank Council Libraries – Events – http://www.brimbanklibraries.vic.gov.au/index.php/what-s-on

Hobsons Bay Council Libraries – Events – http://libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/whats-on

Hobsons Bay library – Online resources -http://libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/collections/online-resources

Hobsons Bay – Breama film – Online access to film documentaries – http://beamafilm.com/library/hobsons-bay/

Maribyrnong City Council – Main Library Page – http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/library
Maribyrnong City Council – Library – Spydus Account and Catalogue access – http://maribyrnong.spydus.com/

Maribyrnong Council – Libraries – Borrowbox – app (ebooks and audiobooks)
Maribyrnong City Council – Overdrive ebooks borrowing – https://maribyrnong.overdrive.com/ and https://www.overdrive.com/
Maribyrnong City Council – Library Events – http://maribyrnong.eventbrite.com.au/

**** Maribyrnong City Council – Library – E-resources (Ebooks – Overdrive and Wheeler, Audio Books and Zinio online magazine access) – http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/eresources
Maribyrnong City Council – Library – Databases (World Newspapers- Press display, Books in print – bowker, Choice Mango Languages, Books in print – All listing of published books) – http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/databases and online resources – http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/Page/Page.aspx?Page_Id=1710

Printed newsletter – http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/Page/Page.aspx?Page_Id=647

And newspaper – http://library.pressdisplay.com/pressdisplay/accountingloginlibrary.aspx?returnurl=%2fpressdisplay%2fviewer.aspx

Moonee Valley Council Libraries – Events – http://mvcc.vic.gov.au/for-residents/libraries/whats-on.aspx and https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/moonee-valley-libraries-3088070228

Moreland Council Libraries – Events – http://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/libraries/library-events-and-activities/

Melbourne city council – Libraries – Whats on – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/libraries/whats-on/Pages/whats-on.aspx’
** Melbourne City council Libraries – Events (Includes training in Photoshop, 3D printing, wordpress and more) – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/MelbourneLibraryService/WhatsOn1/Pages/SpecialEvents.aspx and (Eventbrite events summary) http://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/library-at-the-dock-6500357197
Melbourne City council Libraries – Online Resources –
http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/MelbourneLibraryService/eresources/Pages/AZOnline.aspx
Melbourne City council Libraries – Language Learning – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/MelbourneLibraryService/Downloads/Pages/Otherlanguages.aspx

Book a librarian – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/libraries/learn/pages/book-a-librarian.aspx
Tablet basics class – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/community/libraries/whats-on/pages/tablet-basics-at-city-library.aspx

Ringwood – The realm – http://www.realm.vic.gov.au/

State Library of Victoria –  http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/
– Events – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/state-library-victoria-12878571336
– – State Library of Victoria Redevelopment – Commencing in 2018 – http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/redevelopment-project
– Wheeler centre (State Library of Victoria) – Events – http://www.wheelercentre.com/events

Wyndham Council Libraries – Events – http://wyndhamlibrary.webwiredsolutions.com.au/web/webcal.php


Library services – Toy

Portal:
Toy Libraries Australia –
http://www.toylibraries.org.au/

Specific:
– Melbourne – http://melbournecommunitytoylibrary.org.au/
– Moonee Valley – http://www.mvtoylibrary.org.au/

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