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Australian Open tennis at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Grand Slam

Australian Open 2015

Tennis greats serve up their best at Melbourne Park for the first Grand Slam of the year.

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Strictly Ballroom the Musical, Her Majesty's Theatre Melbourne

Strictly Ballroom

Her Majesty's Theatre

Step out for the musical stage show based on Baz Luhrmann's classic Australian film.

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Events

A whole world of events awaits you in Melbourne. Whatever the season, the city is buzzing with theatre, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting events. Drawing guests from across Australia and around the globe, Melbourne's busy events calendar is sure to excite.

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Jean

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

17 Oct 2014 - 8 Feb 2015

Celebrate the unconventional and irreverent designs of the groundbreaking French couturier, Jean Paul Gaultier at an exclusive Australian exhibition.

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Opel Moonlight Cinema, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: John Gollings

Moonlight Cinema

4 Dec 2014 - 29 Mar 2015

Watch your favourite flicks as the sun sets and the bats flap overhead at Melbourne's original summer outdoor cinema in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015

9 - 31 Jan 2015

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.

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Desert Days Exhibition

Desert Days Exhibition by Warlukurlangu Arts Community

13 - 31 Jan 2015

Desert Days exhibition at Flinders Lane Gallery brings together a glorious and vibrant selection of quality works from the Warlukurlangu Arts...

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Spectacular view and amazing crowd at T-Dance 2011. Bimbo Jones plays to the setting sun.

Midsumma Festival

18 Jan - 8 Feb 2015

Move your feet at Melbourne's annual queer celebration with outdoor parties and city-wide cultural events, and show your pride at the closing march.

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Australian Open Tennis

19 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

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.

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

20 Jan - 15 Mar 2015

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.

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Exxopolis

SummerSalt Outdoor Arts Festival

23 Jan - 21 Feb 2015

See outdoor music, dance, circus and theatre performances turn the Melbourne Arts Precinct on its head over five fabulous weekends this summer.

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Harvey Milk circa 1977

Harvey Milk The Opera

7 - 8 Feb 2015

Left Bauer Productions and the Melbourne Gay and Lesbian Chorus present the Australian premiere concert performance of Stewart Wallace and Michael...

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Blak Nite Screen – Ursula Yovich

Blak Nite Screen – Ursula Yovich

7 Feb 2015

Arrive early to Blak Nite Screen for a special performance by Ursula Yovich and her band. Known for her television roles in Redfern Now and Gods of...

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THE LION KING

The Lion King

20 Feb - 10 May 2015

Follow Simba's epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands in this acclaimed production with stunning effects and unforgettable music.

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Wonderland, White Night Melbourne 2013

White Night

21 - 22 Feb 2015

Dusk til dawn, enjoy over 80 free events celebrating music, food, film, art and light. Discover an all-night wonderland for everyone to explore.

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2012 IGA World's Longest Lunch

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

27 Feb - 15 Mar 2015

Raise a toast to regional producers and savour a meal and a glass of wine at delicious food festival events, including the World's Longest Lunch.

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highland dance

Geelong Highland Gathering

1 Mar 2015

The Geelong Highland Gathering has won the right to host the Victorian Highland Pipe Band Championships for the first time since the event was moved...

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Moomba

Moomba Festival

6 - 9 Mar 2015

Love Melbourne, Love Moomba! A celebrated part of the Melbourne events calendar for 60 years, Moomba will be back in 2014 with an exciting program of...

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Australian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Grand Prix

12 - 15 Mar 2015

Get the motor running and enjoy a long weekend of F1 action on and off the track including motor shows, air displays and of course, the big race.

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

25 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.

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The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Flower and garden show

25 - 29 Mar 2015

Sprout green thumbs in response to the sensory explosions of colour and design to be dug up at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup

14 Feb 2015, 22 Feb 2015, 26 Feb 2015, 19 Mar 2015

Be part of the biggest international sporting event of 2015 when the world's cricketing nations contest the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Melbourne.

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The WW1 Centenary Exhibition

The WW1 Centenary Exhibition

17 Apr - 4 Oct 2015

Gain valuable insights into 'The Great War' with over 350 of the most significant historical artifacts from the Imperial War Museums in London.

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