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This website is owned and operated by Visit Victoria Limited (ACN 611 725 270) and contains information and material from Visit Victoria Limited, its subsidiaries and other related companies. Your access to and use of the information and materials provided on this website is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained on this website ('Terms'). Your use of this website will mean that you accept these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, do not use this website.

We may revise these Terms at any time by updating this page, and your use afterwards signifies your acceptance of the amended or altered Terms. Please ensure you check these Terms periodically for changes.

Copyright

Visit Victoria Limited (ACN 611 725 270) is a company limited by guarantee, established to deliver tourism marketing and event procurement for the State of Victoria.

Visit Victoria Limited owns the copyright in materials produced and published here and has permission to reproduce some third-party materials presented on its websites. The content of this website is protected by the copyright and trademark laws of Australia and other countries, unless otherwise stated.

You are authorised to view, download or print material from this website for your personal, non-commercial use.
Materials may only be downloaded or printed with the applicable copyright and other legal notices included. Any other use (including copying, modifying, displaying or transmitting) of the content of this site requires the prior written permission of Visit Victoria or its licensors.

Trademarks, logos and images
The 'Visit Victoria' name and logos are trademarks of Visit Victoria Limited. All rights are reserved for these logos. Logos must not be used in any form without the prior written consent of Visit Victoria Limited. All other trademarks appearing on this website are the property of their respective owners.

Visit Victoria does not give Creative Commons 4.0 permission for use of:

  • Any images, photographs or branding, including the Visit Victoria and Visit Melbourne logos, the Victoria brand logo, the Melbourne brand logo, Victorian Coat of Arms, the Victoria State Government insignia, the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources logo, and Best of everything tagline logo; and
  • content supplied by third parties.

Please email enquiries and requests for use permission to the Digital Editor.

Attribution
Material obtained from this website is to be attributed as: © Visit Victoria.

Third party copyright
Some third party content and images from external websites are used by Visit Victoria with permission. Visit Victoria recommends that you refer to the copyright statements at those websites before using any external site materials as their permission may be required to use the material.

Governing law and jurisdiction
This web site is governed by and construed according to the law of the State of Victoria, Australia. It is a condition of use that users of this site agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria and the federal courts of the Commonwealth of Australia. If any provision of these Terms is deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from the remaining Terms and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Downloading content
Downloading of any information, content or images from this website does not transfer any right or ownership of such information, content or images to you and such information, content or images may be used solely in accordance with these Terms. All copyright and other proprietary notices contained in downloadable materials must be retained.

Privacy Statements

Visit Victoria's Privacy Policy applies to visitors and users of this website, which is operated by Visit Victoria Limited (ACN 611 725 270) under the domain name 'visitvictoria.com', 'visitmelbourne.com' and other Visit Victoria websites. By using our website, you signify your acceptance of Visit Victoria's Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our website. We reserve the right to modify, alter or otherwise update Visit Victoria's Privacy Policy at any time. A link to our Privacy Policy is available at corporate.visitvictoria.com/privacy-statements

Personal information
Terms of Visit Victoria's Privacy Policy are subject to any specific provisions contained in collection notices and in terms and conditions of particular offers, products and services. E.g. An online competition entry submission form, accompanied by 'Terms & Conditions'.

We will only use and disclose your personal information when it is lawful and reasonable to do so. We will also only use and disclose your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected, or a purpose related to the purpose for which it was collected or as authorised by law. We may also disclose personal information to authorised contractors, subsidiaries (such as the Melbourne Convention Bureau) and service providers and third party partners and affiliates in the course of delivering information and services to you.

Email addresses will only be used to respond to specific user queries, and will not be kept or used for any purpose other than stated. Email addresses will not be added to a mailing list unless consent is given, nor disclosed to any other party without your knowledge or consent.

We may also report statistics to the government departments that fund us and to our donors, sponsors and promotional partners.

Cookies
Like most website, this website uses 'cookies' to make the user experience easier, more efficient and relevant. A cookie is a small data file stored on your device by your web browser and Visit Victoria's web server. Note that unless deleted or blocked, cookies may remain on a computer as a record for future visits to this website. In using cookies, Visit Victoria does not record any personal information, collect names or details of commercial transactions. We use cookies and web-tracking tools (outlined below) to help us and our third party service providers, donors, sponsors, affiliates, partners and subsidiaries to present targeted and customised advertising to you on our website and on third party websites.

Visitor logs are used on this site for statistical and information security purposes only, and no attempt will be made by us to identify an individual unless required by law or in the event of site misuse or unauthorised access attempts. Log information may include a user's IP address, date and time of visit to the site, pages accessed and documents downloaded, previous site visited and type of browser used.

Website usage measurement
Analytics cookies on this site gather anonymous data. We may collect and process information on your approximate location, including IP address, GPS and Wi-Fi access points, in order to show information tailored to the vicinity of a user or possible language needs.

This website uses web analytics services provided by third party groups including Google, Doubleclick, Amobee, Facebook, Twitter, Stackla and Brightcove

Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyse site use. To refuse cookies, change settings on your browser. Disabling cookies may limit full functions and user experience of this website. Opt-out of Google Analytics here
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This website uses pixels, or transparent GIF files, to help manage online advertising via aggregated and de-identified profiles. GIF files are provided by and shared with our ad management partners, DoubleClick, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Brightcove and Amobee. For more information about these third party advertisers, including information about how to opt out, visit their respective web sites.

Internet use risks
Visit Victoria does not warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or without error. In addition, Visit Victoria shall not be responsible for the propagation of computer worms, viruses or other harmful components transmitted from this site and other third-party sites.

Quoted prices
Figures and/or prices stated on the Visit Victoria site are generally prices for tourist services, such as accommodation, day tours or attraction entrance fees. All figures quoted are in Australian dollars, unless otherwise stated, and include a Goods and Services Tax (GST). Prior to making bookings, you should check the availability and price of accommodation and services with the operator, and any applicable terms and conditions.

Links to other sites
Links to other websites are provided for your convenience only. Where Visit Victoria offers links to other sites, Visit Victoria is not affiliated with those sites and has no control over, and is not responsible for, their content, privacy practices or other policies. Third-party sites should contain their own privacy notices, and those third parties be responsible for their own privacy practices. Written requests for Visit Victoria to link to a site should be forwarded to the Digital Editor.

Visit Victoria welcomes links from other sites. Please contact the Digital Editor to seek written permission to link to the site.

Unless otherwise expressly stated on this website, the provision of a link to any external website does not constitute an endorsement or approval of that website or any of the products or services on that website. You should seek independent expert advice if you have any concerns regarding what services, products or solutions may be suitable for you. We will not be liable for any damages or injury arising from your access to such third party websites or content.

Editorial policy
Information provided on this site is posted at the discretion of Visit Victoria. The site publishes articles, interviews and information that Visit Victoria believes will be of interest and value to consumers. All views and opinions contained in the articles, interviews, or other information on the site are solely the opinion of the writer, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Visit Victoria.

Disclaimer

Visit Victoria endeavours to ensure that information appearing in this site is correct at the time of collation, but accepts no responsibility for any mistakes, inaccuracies or mis-descriptions, whether by inclusion or omission and whether negligent or otherwise. Prices, details and services shown are subject to change without notice, and Visit Victoria accepts no responsibility for any such changes. Prior to making bookings, you should check the availability and price of accommodation and services, the details of the facilities and/or services, and any applicable terms and conditions. All standards of accommodation and services contained in this site are indicative only of a certain class, and are based upon information provided to Visit Victoria, which Visit Victoria does not check independently. Visit Victoria makes no representation or warranty in relation to the standard, class or fitness for purpose of any accommodation or service, nor does it endorse or in any respect warrant any products or services by virtue of any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to this site.

Visit Victoria makes no representations or warranties as to timeliness, availability, accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this website. Like any written materials, the information provided on this website may become out-dated. Visit Victoria makes no guarantees to update or correct any information or content on this website. All website content is provided 'as is' without the benefit of any warranties as to title, satisfactory quality, merchantability, fitness for purpose or non-infringement which are all expressly disclaimed to the extent permissible by law. Visit Victoria is not liable for any injury or death, or any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or other categories of damages, losses (including loss of business opportunity, revenue or profit) or damage to goodwill arising out of content on this website.

Accessibility statement

Visit Victoria is committed to continuous enhancement of this website to ensure information on this website is widely accessible. Should you experience any difficulties with accessing this website or any information contained within it, please contact us and we will do our best to provide you with information in an alternative format, or direct you to alternative resources or agencies in good faith. To contact Visit Victoria regarding the accessibility of this site, email the Digital Editor.

Videos
While most video content has a text counterpart in body content, it is not currently possible to operate videos using keyboard controls and videos do not currently contain captions, this may be addressed in the future.

Unacceptable use and restrictions

You must not inappropriately use, attempt to use or allow our website or services to be used for any acts which may or do result in a breach of a law or degradation of performance impacting on the website or other users of our website. Examples of such unacceptable and inappropriate use include: Hacking or modifying the website or another website to falsely imply an association with our website/s; unauthorised penetration or load testing; unauthorised SEO scanning; content scraping; posting of obscene or otherwise objectionable material or links which would be classified RC, X18+ or R18+ by the Classification Board of Australia; violation of any party's intellectual property; abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organisation; denial of service or distributed denial of service flooding to the extent that it impacts on website performance; use of derogatory, discriminatory or excessively graphic language; providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate; phishing or transmitting viruses or other malware; sending unsolicited or unwanted personal or commercial messages (spamming); undertake activities which cause or may cause third party service providers to place Visit Victoria's IP addresses on a ban list and/or block those IP addresses.

Failure to observe and abide by these legal notices may result in your public IP address being restricted or blocked from accessing our website or your IP address may be reported to the relevant internet service provider or legal authorities for investigation and potential legal action.