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The UNESCO City of Literature gets itself in a lather in August, with the Melbourne Writers Festival following hot on the heels of a fortnight of fine films and related festivities. International theatre spectaculars continue their knock-out seasons, giving you no shortage of cosy, inspiring indoor attractions to see out the winter.
4 Jul - 20 Dec 2014
See Valjean, Fantine and Cosette take to the stage in Victor Hugo's classic story. It's one of the world's most popular musicals. Don't miss out.
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30 Jul - 16 Aug 2015
Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and event at MIFF.
1 - 30 Aug 2015
During the month of August, Walhalla Historic Township celebrates winter with the Vinter Ljusfest: a display of special lighting, moving images and sound.
22 Aug 2015
The Kangaroo Hoppet is Australia's premier long distance cross country ski race. It is a member of the prestigious Wordloppet series of popular...
Things to do in Victoria
Dive in with 5,000 other swimmers in the world's largest organised swim. Each year thousands of swimmers dive into a sea of history and race the 1. 2...
Get out the zinc and the novelty hat and join up to 100,000 cricket fans at the MCG for a sporting event that's become an Australian institution.
Join over 100,000 spectators on Geelong's waterfront this Australia Day weekend for five days of yacht racing, live music, fireworks and lots more.
Discover the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician and the singer who inspires him as Once makes its Australian debut.
Make sure you're at AAMI Park for tough tussles between regional rivals when Australia hosts its biggest ever football tournament, the AFC Asian Cup.
Light up your January with the first tennis Grand Slam of the year. Be there as the biggest names in the game try to start the season off with a bang.
Soak up all the glitz, glamour and laughs of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical, the stage show based on the much-loved Australian film.
Take a 30-minute ride on Melbourne's newest star attraction for extraordinary views and a unique bird's-eye perspective of the city and surrounds.
In the tradition of the world's busiest public spaces, "Fed Square" buzzes with a daily program of events, restaurants and cafes and bold galleries.
Enliven your zoo visit with up-close Wild Encounters tours, groove in summer to the 'Zoo Twilights' music performances, or just gawp at new arrivals.
See one of the Southern Hemisphere's most impressive collections of European, Asian, Oceanic and American art at this iconic Melbourne gallery.
Sentence yourself to a day of fun or a spooky night at Victoria's oldest prison, which housed tough criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
Join families and fans of water sports travelling just 90 minutes from Melbourne to see penguins, international motor sports and waterfront living.
Taste your way around the High Country's welcoming villages year round, whether Alpine skiing in winter or getting the adrenaline pumping over summer.
Be inspired by the space and solitude in Gippsland's unspoilt beaches, lakes and mountains, then dip into bustling gourmet waterfront villages.
Replenish the soul, reconnect with nature and share the best of the outdoor life amid the sunny climes of the vibrant Murray River region.
Re-energise in the natural mineral waters, sample gourmet food and wine and stay in luxurious accommodation in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges.
Inhale the air up there in the Grampians and be dazzled by the diverse natural attractions and their Aboriginal stories, plus stunning sparkling wine.
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