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A whole world of sporting and cultural events awaits you in Melbourne. Whatever season, the city is buzzing with cutting-edge theatre shows, blockbuster exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting competitions.
Watch your favourite stars fight it out at the Australian Open Tennis Championships, have a beer in the summer sun at the famous MCG during the Boxing Day test, or get lost in the mayhem of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. There's the Formula 1 and Moto GP for the rev-heads, the Melbourne International Film Festival for the cinephiles, and for those with a penchant for the good life, the Melbourne Food and Wine festival is a feast for the senses. Fashion, food, sport and music, Melbourne has it all.
Heading further afield? There's plenty of events across Victoria to keep you thrilled and entertained. Cheer on the runners at the Stawell Gift, Australia's richest foot race, hum along to local heroes and international stars at the Port Fairy Folk Festival, or learn from the pros at the Rip Curl Masters at Bells Beach.
Become part of Australia's sporting history through thousands of sporting artifacts and multimedia displays at the home of Australian sport, the MCG.
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See a match or tour the home of Aussie cricket and the Australian Football League, the site of the 1956 Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Join the festivities in Melbourne and Victoria at major arts, food and wine, cultural and sports events throughout the year.
Head to Melbourne, Australia's sporting events capital, playing host to some of the world's best including the Australian Open Tennis championship.
Join like-minded green thumbs and farming folk at events in Melbourne dedicated to all things nature and the outdoors.
This year, the Melbourne Cup will take place on Tuesday 5 November.
Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and event at MIFF.
From steam-powered horseless carriages and the classic Aussie ute to muscle cars, racy V8s and dazzling concept vehicles, Australia has a rich legacy...
Put on your red shoes and immerse yourself in a celebration 50 years of one of the era's most influential artists in rock, pop, fashion and performance.
Nine Touring and Events, TLA Worldwide and RSE Ventures are bringing the most significant football event ever to be seen in this country, The...
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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