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Official site for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
You'll discover a particularly merry festive season in Melbourne and Victoria, which spends much of December building up excitement for the Commonwealth Bank Boxing Day Test cricket spectacular. The start of summer is made even hotter by the Summer Night Market and the return of Grease to the Regent Theatre stage.
11 Dec 2014 - 11 Jan 2015
Grease is the word and it's also the place to be when the number one party musical returns to Melbourne in a new multi-million dollar production.
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26 - 30 Dec 2014
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.
7 Jan 2015, 14 Jan 2015, 21 Jan 2015, 28 Jan 2015
Treat your tastebuds to a world tour, enjoy live entertainment, and be inspired by local design and produce. Every Wednesday night this summer.
Things to do in Victoria
Discover the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician and the singer who inspires him as Once makes its Australian debut.
Celebrate the unconventional and irreverent designs of the groundbreaking French couturier, Jean Paul Gaultier at an exclusive Australian exhibition.
Celebrate your passion for liquid gold in Ballarat this Australia Day long weekend. Victoria's original and favourite beer festival, the Ballarat...
See outdoor music, dance, circus and theatre performances turn the Melbourne Arts Precinct on its head over five fabulous weekends this summer.
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.
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.
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.
Smell the roses - all 5000 varieties - in the magnificent grounds of the Victoria's largest private residence, pausing to admire the pastoral style.
All aboard for a ride on Australia's oldest steam railway, through thick forests and lush fern gullies, or travel first class for olden-times romance.
Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.
Watch for waking koalas and peek at a joey in a kangaroo's pouch, meet keepers or observe vets in the animal hospital, all in an Aussie bush setting.
Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.
Touch and feel your way through local history; give Phar Lap a nod, explore a rainforest, rest in a rollercoaster car, and discover Koori heritage.
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