Hockeyroos' Georgina Morgan at the International Hockey Match. Bunbury, WA. Photo: Daniel Carson
Hockeyroos' Georgina Morgan at the International Hockey Match. Bunbury, WA. Photo: Daniel Carson
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Cheese platter at Milawa Cheese Company
Cheese platter at Milawa Cheese Company
Gooram Falls

Go chasing waterfalls

Gooram Falls

Inside Word with Dimitria Papafotiou of DIIDA

Dimitria Papafotiou of DIIDA

Designer Dimitria Papafotiou brings Grecian elegance to Melbourne’s doorstep with the launch of DIIDA’s first retail store.

A sensational sports line-up

Hockeyroos' Georgina Morgan at the International Hockey Match. Bunbury, WA. Photo: Daniel Carson

Spring is the season for memorable sporting moments in Melbourne. This year, there are some new additions to the sporting calendar to ignite our competitive steak.

Phillip Island’s Burlesque Festival

HERO Poppy Cherry

Penguins are not the only ones with feathers on Phillip Island this month. For the third year, burlesque is back with the 2016 Phillip Island Burlesque Festival (7–10 July 2016). […]

Ring Cycle returns to Melbourne

The Ring Cycle Da Rheingold 2013. Photo Credit: jeff busby

Opera Australia’s largest and most ambitious production returns to Melbourne in 2016.

Eat. Stay. Play. Barwon Heads

At the Heads, Barwon Heads

Less than an hour and a half from Melbourne, Barwon Heads has long been a popular family holiday destination and year round there are many reasons to visit, with gourmet food and wine options, cosy accommodation and plenty of activities to choose from.

Top picks for a winter picnic

Japanese Garden at Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne’s brisk and bright winter days are perfect for picnicking amongst nature, wildlife and heritage gardens.

Bon Appétit this Bastille Day


From patisseries to brasseries to crêperies, here are 10 of the best French eateries to frequent on Bastille Day, or following a visit to Degas: A New Vision, the National Gallery of Victoria’s latest exhibition celebrating one of the great French Impressionists.

Victoria: the write place to be

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As a UNESCO City of Literature, Melbourne offers many opportunities to curl up with a good book – or to spend time with someone who has written one.

Victoria’s cheesiest destinations

Cheese platter at Milawa Cheese Company

Whether it’s from a goat, sheep or cow, blue, soft, covered in ash or school aged – Victoria says yes please to cheese.

Eat, drink and inhale cocktails at Om Nom

PORThole infusion at adlephi

Adelphi’s dessert bar, Om Nom has launched a new cocktail menu featuring concoctions that can be sipped, eaten and inhaled.

Toni Maticevski at Bendigo Art Gallery

Toni Maticevski Doona Dresses Photo: Georges Antoni

In a world first, Bendigo Art Gallery will present Dark Wonderland, showcasing the much-celebrated twenty-year career of renowned Australian fashion designer Toni Maticevski.

12 ways to em…brrr…ace the chill

Christmas in July at Sovereign Hill

The ultimate winter experience can be found closer to the city of Melbourne than one might expect. Here are some of the best ways to embrace the chill this winter.

Ballarat makes history with White Night

White Night Melbourne 2014, Monuments

White Night will return to Melbourne for the fourth year running on 18 February 2017, and for the first time ever, the all-night festivities will extend to regional Victoria: Ballarat will host its own White Night, two weeks after the Melbourne event, on 4 March 2017.

Go chasing waterfalls

Gooram Falls

From the roar of the water and white-water rapids to the towering cliffs and dark lagoons, Victoria’s waterfalls have been capturing imaginations for thousands of years. With rainfall at its highest throughout winter and spring, there is no better time of year to check them out.

Attica’s Ben Shewry on Victoria’s world-class food scene

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Ben Shewry of Attica talks about what makes Melbourne a culinary capital.

Melbourne secures World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards 2017

Ben Shewry receives Attica's award at The World's 50 Best Restaurant awards in New York

Melbourne has been confirmed as the host city for the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards in 2017.