Databases and Events


(DO) EVENTS / ACTIVITIES


Melbourne event sources
– Avant cards
– Café windows
– Supermarket noticeboards
– University notice boards
– Banking sponsored
– Publications
– Hotels (Concierge / events spaces)
– Retailers (Workshops / instore appearances)


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

Aesop – articles – http://www.aesop.com/au/article.html
Aesop – events – http://www.aesop.com/au/cat/events-au.html

Age Newspaper Victoria– Whats on in Melbourne – http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/whats-on-melbourne

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

** The Age – 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.

* 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/

*** 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] – http://www.dyob.com.au/ and (Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/DiscoverYourOwnBackyard

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

Embassies and consulates (Within each city / region) – Rgeularky 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 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/

Categories –
Business
Health
Other
Family & Education
Community
Food & Drink
Travel & Outdoor
Sports & Fitness
Music
Arts
Science & Tech
Film & Media
Hobbies
Charity & Causes
Fashion
Spirituality
Home & Lifestyle
Government
Auto, Boat & Air
Christmas

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

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

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)

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

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/

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

**** Leader Newspapers – Melbourne Publications and also events and news – http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader

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 architecture – https://urban.melbourne/

Melbourne City council – Events calendarhttp://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/AboutMelbourne/Pages/EventsCalendar.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/ and blog – https://whatsonblog.melbourne.vic.gov.au/

Whats on Melbourne – Melbourne seasonal activities – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/whatson/winter/Pages/default.aspx

Melbourne city council – Whats on in Melbourne – free events- https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/Free/Pages/Free.aspx?start=10
* Melbourne International Students News (Events and Melbourne Happenings) – http://www.meldmagazine.com.au/

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

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

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/

** 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

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://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

Readings bookstores – events – https://www.readings.com.au/events

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 – Local news and events – http://www.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 – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/things-to-do/

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

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
Blog – https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/blog
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/

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

*** Urbanlist (The)- Melbourne (Also Brisbane and Sydney) 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

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 (Official Tourism Events Portal) – http://www.visitvictoria.com/Events
Visit Victoria – Melbourne events – Portal – http://www.visitvictoria.com/regions/Melbourne/Events/
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:

Top Attractions

Art & Culture – Art Galleries – Museums

Entertainment

Food and Wine – Wine Regions – Restaurants- Cafes – Local produce – Craft Breweries

Shopping

Spa and Wellbeing

Nature and Wildlife – Wildlife and Zoos – National Parks and Reserves – Scenic Lookouts

Outdoor Activities – Walking and hiking – Cycling (Destinations, Recreational riding, Road riding, Mountain biking, events) – Skiing and Snowboarding – Water sports – Fishing – Camping – Horse riding – Four-wheel driving – Action sports (Rockclimbing, Abseiling, Skydiving and hand gliding)

Leisure activities

History and Heritage

Aboriginal Victoria

Family activities

Road trips – Touring routes and itineraries

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/ and (Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/WNMelbourne

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

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 – 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/

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/

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

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

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

and https://www.facebook.com/VTICnews/ and https://twitter.com/VTICnews
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


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/ and http://thecitylane.com/category/food/melbourne-food-drink-reviews/ and https://www.facebook.com/TheCityLane/
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 in Melbourne – http://humansinmelbourne.com/ (and Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/Humansinmelb
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 – https://www.mammaknowsnorth.com.au/
– Mamma knows south – 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/

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) – http://www.melhotornot.com/

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/
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

*** 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

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 – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/CommunityServices/MulticulturalServices/multiculturalhub/Pages/Events.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/

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

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

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/

African music and cultural festival (December) – http://www.amcf.org.au/
Antipodes / Lonsdale street Greek festival (February)http://www.antipodesfestival.com.au/
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 –

Belgian –
Brazilian – VIVA Brazil festival – September – Queen Victoria market – http://www.copacabanaint.com.au/new/vivabrasil.html
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/
– 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

Danish –

Dutch (Netherlands) Orange Day (April)https://www.facebook.com/DutchOrangeDayMelbourne/
Dutch – Holland festival – April – Berwick – https://www.hollandfestival.org.au/
Finnish –
French – Instut francais – French culture promotion agency – http://www.institutfrancais.com/en
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
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/

Greek – Sister-Cities Greek Glendi Festival – Thessaloniki and Melbourne (Late November)– Federation square

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

Hungarian festival at Buda Castlemaine (February) – http://www.budacastlemaine.org
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 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)
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 (March – Federation Square) – http://jcci-jsm.org.au/fest/

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 –
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 – February
Swedish –
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 – Franskton (March)http://www.frankston.vic.gov.au/Things_To_Do/Events/Major_Events/Ventana_Fiesta_2016
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/

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

Melbourne Consulates list – Consularcorps – http://www.consularcorps.com.au/#!consulates/c1yis

Specific:

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

Aboriginal – Wominjeka Festival – Footscray art centre – Mid january –

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/

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


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

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/

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 festival) – http://www.kynetondaffodilarts.org.au/
Laverton festival (late November) –

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

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

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

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

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

Mental health week – (October)

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/
– 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/

National reconciliation week – 2 may to 3 june – http://www.reconciliation.org.au/nrw/
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 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
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) –
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/
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)
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 celtic festival (Late October / Early November) – http://www.beechworthcelticfestival.com.au
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)
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 heritage festival – (Mid april to late May) – http://www.nationaltrustfestival.org.au

Portland Upwelling Festival (October)
Portarlington National Celtic festival (June) – http://www.nationalcelticfestival.com
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/

Gardening and Plants Expo (Tesselaar Monbulk) – Late April – http://www.gardeningandplantsexpo.com.au

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/

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/

Tesselaar Tulip festival – 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/
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/


Local Council Events and Festivals – Also magazines and newsletters
– Also look at council Facebook pages

31 Metropolitan Area 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/

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

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

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

Brimbank – http://www.brimbank.vic.gov.au/Events
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/BrimbankCouncil/

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

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

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

Darebin – http://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/en/Discover-Darebin/Events
– Arts – http://www.darebinarts.com.au
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cityofdarebin/

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

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

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

Hobsons bay – http://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Home and (Events) http://www.visithobsonsbay.com.au/events.aspx and (Arts) http://www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au/ and (Library) http://libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/whats-on/
Hobsons Bay – Woods Street Arts Space – http://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Arts_Leisure/Arts/Woods_Street_Arts_Space
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/HobsonsBayCityCouncil/
– Libraries – https://www.facebook.com/pg/HobsonsBayLibraries/events/

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

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

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

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

** Maribyrnong – 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

– Events http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/festivalcity
– festival and events – https://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/festivalcity/Festivals-Activations
– 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 – http://www.maroondah.vic.gov.au/Events.aspx
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/MaroondahCityCouncil/

Melbourne City – https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/Pages/Whatson.aspx
– Magazine – http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/melbournemag
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cityofmelbourne/ and https://www.facebook.com/pg/WhatsOnMelb/events/

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

Moonee valley – 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 Council – http://www.monash.vic.gov.au/events/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cityofmonash/

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

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

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

Port Phillip – 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/

Stonnington – http://www.stonnington.vic.gov.au/events/ and http://www.stonnington.vic.gov.au/Discover/Events/City-of-Stonnington-events
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/cityofstonnington/events/

Whittlesea – (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 – 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 – 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 – http://yarracityarts.com.au/events/
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/yarracitycouncil/events/

Yarra Ranges – (Events) https://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Lists/Events and (Arts) http://ach.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Home
– Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pg/yrcouncil/events/


Local traders associations and chambers of commerce/ Local community associations

– Also refer to local councils, Shopping strips and villages.
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/
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 –
Yarraville village traders association – http://yarraville.org and https://www.facebook.com/YarravilleTraders/


Local area guides – Notable

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


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/

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

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

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

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/

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

Publications
– Australian tennis magazine – http://www.tennismag.com.au/
– Australian Open tennis programme $20 (and daily printed guide $2) – http://event.ausopen.com/essentials/programs/

Media –
– Live Video (Streaming)Channel and aus open show channel –
http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/video/live.aotv.html
– Live Radio – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/interactive/radio/radio.html
– Live blog – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/news/live_blog/
– Live news – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/news/index.html

Other Media –
– Rod laver arena free camera (Brizi.camera) – http://www.ekcam.com with #emiratesreturn
– IBM Media

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

Media outlets
– BBC Sport – http://www.bbc.com/sport
Be in sports (Sports Channel)- http://www.beinsports.com/au/
– CNN – http://edition.cnn.com/sport/tennis
– ESPN – http://www.espn.com and http://www.espn.com.au/tennis/
– Google news and sports – https://news.google.com.au/
– 7 tennis – See other section
– Euro sports – http://au.eurosport.com/
– Sports illustrated –
SRGSSR (Switzerland) – http://www.srgssr.ch/en/

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

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

– 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

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 –
– Live scores – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/scores/index.html
– Live scores – Slam tracker – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/slamtracker/index.html

– Live schedule – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/scores/schedule/index.html
– Note: Draw released the Friday before the Open. Daily schedule released 24 hrs in advance.
– Match reports – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/news/match_reports/index.html

– Draw – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/scores/draws/index.html
– Seeded players – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/players/index.html
– Post match – Press conferences

– Practice schedule (Outside courts) – an opportunity to see big names practice and signatures – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/scores/schedule/practice.html

– Event Stats – http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/scores/extrastats/index.html

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 – http://event.ausopen.com/tickets/
Fan Marketplace – https://fanmarketplace.ausopen.com/

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
– 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 – http://event.ausopen.com/event-guide/maps/
– Essentials – http://event.ausopen.com/event-guide/essentials/

Facilities, hospitality and eateries
– Restaurants
– Corporate Marquees (restricted entry – located alongside Margaret Court Arena) – Eg Rolex, ANZ, Emirates, jacobs Creek
– Promotional activations and giveaways – Free flights, food, items and more
– Official shop – http://www.australianopenshop.com/
– Food trucks

Sponsor content-
– Jacobs Creek –
http://www.jacobscreek.com/madeby/index
– Rolex –

Grounds events –

– Practice players sessions (Session schedules listed on tv screens and internet – watch from Emirates Bridge)
– Grand slam oval – marquees – Sections: London, Paris, New York and Melbourne
– Legends tennis matches
– LED court perimeter screens
– AO open sessions – paid (Birrarung marr – upper) – Coopers Saturday music event

Side Events
– IMG Player gala – Crown casino – 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
– 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=

– AO live (Fed square) – Includes big screen viewing
– Ao festival -(Birrarung marr park) – http://event.ausopen.com/event/ao-festival/

– Upper – Canadian Club Racquet Club or the Coopers bar / food (FREE)
– Middle – AO Sessions (Ticket required) – http://event.ausopen.com/event/ao-open-sessions/
– Lower – (Free) Activations and more –

– 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

Melbourne city conference centre

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

Melbourne Exhibition Centre (Southbank) – http://mcec.com.au/
– *** Whats on – http://mcec.com.au/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 Pavilion – Ascot vale – 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/

Sandown Racecourse (Noble Park) –
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 –


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

Specific:
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 buildingMarch)http://dogloversshow.com.au/
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/
International sourcing expo (Mid November – Melbourne exhbition centre) – http://www.internationalsourcingexpo.com/

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/
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/


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
Latin travel expo (May)- http://www.latintravelexpo.com.au/
Snow Travel Expo (May) http://snowtravelexpo.com.au/
Travel Xpo (March)http://travelxpo.com.au/Melbourne


Melbourne Learning and talks
– Includes: University – Corporate centres / city business or educational campuses / city working or conference spaces /

Local learning and talks organisations

– Local neighbourhood houses

Ceres (Brunswick – Gardening and community short courses / events) – http://www.ceres.org.au/
– Short courses – http://www.ceres.org.au/education/courses/
– 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

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

Donkey wheel house – events – http://www.donkeywheelhouseevents.org/

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/

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

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

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

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

** 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

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

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 – pub based learning events – http://www.rtbevent.com/

Saxons training centre –
School of Life – Courses – http://www.theschooloflife.com/melbourne/
– Calendar – http://www.theschooloflife.com/melbourne/calendar/
– Facebook events – https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheSchoolofLifeAustralia/events/
– Special events – https://www.theschooloflife.com/melbourne/events/special-events/
– Business school – https://www.theschooloflife.com/melbourne/events/workshops/

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
State library of Victoria – Library related 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 – https://weteachme.com/
We teach me – events https://www.facebook.com/pg/weteachme/events/
– Master series – https://www.facebook.com/pg/WTM.MastersSeries/events/
– Master series – Booking portal – https://weteachme.com/weteachme#classes
We teach me – Masterclasses – https://weteachme.com/search?from-profile-page=true&vendor-id=1001212

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/
– Fifth estate – http://www.wheelercentre.com/events/series/the-fifth-estate
– Question time – http://www.wheelercentre.com/events/series/question-time

White house st Kilda – organised by papergiants – http://www.smallgiants.com.au/our-purpose/

Workshop Melbourne – http://www.work-shop.com.au/events/grid/
– Melbourne – https://www.facebook.com/pg/WorkShopMelbourne/events/

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/
– Short courses – 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/

Deakin University – Events – http://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/news-and-events/events
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

Latrobe business school – Business events – http://www.latrobe.edu.au/business
Latrobe university – Public lectures – http://www.latrobe.edu.au/events/public-lectures
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)- https://www.monash.edu/news/events

Monash University – Short courses – https://monashshortcourses.com
Monash University – Public Lectures and talks –
Monash University – News – http://www.monash.edu/news

RMIT University – Events (Open day – early August) – https://www.rmit.edu.au/events/ and 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 –

Swinburne University – Events (Open Day – early August) – https://www.swinburne.edu.au/events/
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/
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 – 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
– 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

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/
– – 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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