2016 MIFF CENTREPIECE Image Credit Tony Zara & Dean Walliss
2016 MIFF CENTREPIECE Image Credit Tony Zara & Dean Walliss
Image Courtesy of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, photographer Adrian Vittorio
Image Courtesy of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, photographer Adrian Vittorio

Seven times in a row: Melbourne World’s Most Liveable City

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Melbourne has been named the world’s most liveable city for the seventh consecutive year by the annual Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Liveability Index.

Pop Up Globe at the Bowl

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A full-­scale temporary working replica of one of the greatest theatres in history, the second Shakespeare’s Globe, will soon pop-­up near the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne.

New laneway and bar

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Morane Place, a narrow laneway off Exhibition Street directly behind iconic restaurant and grill, Grossi Florentino, has been given a makeover and is home to a schmick new wine bar.

Hightail it to the Docklands

A new, high-concept bar with the capacity to fit 950 patrons, on the city’s edge.

Yarra Valley shines in Halliday Wine Awards

Dark Horse of the Year Winery in the Halliday Wine awards, Boat O'Craigo

The Yarra Valley has come up trumps in the fifth annual Halliday Wine Companion Awards, with three wins bestowed upon the region.

Melbourne set to spring into festival season

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Melbourne is set to host festivals for everyone this spring, from literature lovers to film fans, culture connoisseurs and more.

Regional Victoria’s artistic coup

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Regional Victorian galleries are set to present exhibitions that will not only make Victoria proud – but would be heralded as artistic coups anywhere in the world.

Free time: 8 cost-free things to do in Melbourne

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From listening to live music to viewing rare artefacts and getting involved in literary debates, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Melbourne without spending a penny.

Meet, eat & sleep: Melbourne’s best hotel restaurants

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From slick, modern dining rooms with city views to eclectic spaces built for fun, Melbourne’s hotels excel at delivering high quality epicurean experiences infused with creative flair.

Melbourne goes glam to celebrate all things Dior

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The NGV’s forthcoming gala event is the perfect excuse to splash out on an all-new look at one of Melbourne’s fashion hotspots.

Top 10 places to visit in Kyneton

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Kyneton is a place to rejuvenate, learn new skills and enjoy gourmet local produce.

Victoria leads the way in craft beer

King River Brewery

Victoria is leading the way in Australia’s craft beer scene and some of the best brews can be found in the state’s regions.

From garden to plate: 18 regional kitchen gardens

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For the freshest ingredients, head to these regional cafes and restaurants where produce is sourced directly from the kitchen garden.

Beechworth Honey sets Block Arcade abuzz

Beechworth Honey

A sweet addition to Melbourne’s retail scene

11 deluxe spa stays in Victoria

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From five star hotel spas overlooking Melbourne’s laneways to pastoral spa getaways, Victoria’s hotel spas are the stuff dreams are made of.

Postcode 3057: Brunswick East

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New openings in Brunswick East make a compelling reason for a tram ride north.