Cycling the High Country
Cycling the High Country
Catani Gardnes
Catani Gardnes
Geelong's Floating Christmas Tree
Geelong's Floating Christmas Tree

Summer fun for the school holidays


Melbourne is bursting with activities this summer that will keep families occupied throughout the school holidays.

White Night highlights for Melbourne and Ballarat

Sea Dragon's Lair

White Night Melbourne will return to the streets, laneways and gardens of the city centre from dusk till dawn on Saturday 18 February, 2017 and the inaugural White Night Ballarat will follow on Saturday 4 March, 2017 in the regional hub just an hour and a half from Melbourne. Here are some of the highlights.

House of Dior comes to Melbourne

Christian Dior hat from the Raout silhouette, spring−summer 1956 haute couture collection, Fleche line © Henry Clarke, Musée Galliera. ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

The National Gallery of Victoria will present the never-before-seen exhibition The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture at NGV International in August 2017.

10 reasons to visit the High Country

Cycling the High Country

From waterways to wineries, cycling to ballooning, the High Country is ready to welcome visitors this summer – whether looking to indulge in local produce or get active in nature’s gym. Here are the top 10 reasons to visit.

A new Grampians Music Festival

The Grampians

Victoria will welcome a new music festival with the launch of the inaugural Grampians Music Festival in February.

The movies are moving outdoors

moonlight cinema

Victoria is showcasing a fantastic selection of new and old outdoor cinema experiences this summer.

Global chef swap includes two Victorian chefs

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As part of an annual international chef swap called The Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle, two Victoria chefs, Dan Hunter of Brae and Ben Shewry of Attica, were invited to be part of an elite group of 40 Chefs from around the world to swap homes and restaurants for a one night only dining experience.

Victoria’s aviation reaches new heights


Victoria is flying high with international air services and passenger records reaching new heights. A quick in-flight guide to Victoria’s aviation news.

Victoria’s best live music venues

The Blues Train

A round up of some of the best live music venues in Melbourne

Free barbecue hot-spots around Melbourne

Catani Gardnes

Food trends come and go in the culinary city of Melbourne, but there is one cooking style that is deeply entrenched within the culture of the Australian people and landscape.

It’s Christmas in Victoria

Geelong's Floating Christmas Tree

It is the season to be jolly, to share in the Christmas spirit and spend time with loved ones in Melbourne and Victoria.

Why Santa Claus loves Melbourne

santa waving

He can take his pick of any holiday destination but Santa chooses to come to Melbourne for Christmas every year.

Melbourne gets a Musical Theatre Festival


The Melbourne Musical Theatre Festival (MMTF) will make its theatrical debut in 2017, with a swag of affordable musical theatre productions, suitable for all ages.

Noorilim Estate

Noorilim Estate

There is a new historic destination in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley: Noorilim Estate.

6 new rooftop bars in Melbourne

Fonda Windsor Rooftop

Six new rooftop bars have opened in the city just in time for summer.

Holiday parks and campsites in regional Victoria

Wilsons Prom Wilderness Retreat - Gippsland

Pitch a tent or book a private cabin – holiday parks and campsites provide some of the most impressive locations in Australia and now cater to all budget levels and types of holiday-makers from families to groups.