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Cross country jeep club blue rag

Off the beaten track: four wheel driving in Victoria

The compact state of Victoria with it’s diversity of landscapes and terrains is the only region of Australia where visitors can get seriously off the beaten track. Off road adventures in Victoria are available for everyone from novice drivers to experienced four wheel drivers.

Girawerd Grampians rock art

Discovering Aboriginal Victoria

The Aboriginal history of the South Eastern corner of Australia stretches back 40,000 years, and can be uncovered with these experiences.

Warrnambool - Right Southern Whales

Eat. Stay. Play. Warrnambool

Warrnambool will star in Roadshow Films’, Oddball, which tells the story of the successful Middle Island Maremma Project.

Brabralung Trail

Brabralung trail links Mt Hotham and Dinner Plain

A new trail is now open linking the alpine villages of Mt Hotham and Dinner Plain, highlighting the importance of Aboriginal heritage to the region.

Winton North Road, Winton Wetlands

Walupka Woka ride at Winton Wetlands

A one off discovery tour of the wetlands, the Walupka Woka Ride, will give cyclists the rare opportunity to explore North East Victoria with the Yorta Yorta people.

'Family' by Lisa Waup 2014 at Baluk Arts, Mornington

Buying Aboriginal art

The market for Australian Aboriginal art is has grown rapidly in recent years. Here are some of the best places to buy Victorian Aboriginal art.

Healesville Sanctuary Platypus

Celebrate corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary’s biggest celebration of Indigenous culture, Corroboree, is set to launch on 28 March 2015.

Pansy enjoying the cool water

Hippo Beach and more for school holidays

It’s almost school holiday time but parents of Australia don’t panic! From nature and wildlife to cultural experiences, Victoria is well-equipped to entertain even the most energetic of family members this summer.

Urban Koorie Tour

Urban Koorie Tour at Federation Square

A new walking tour launching this summer will take visitors on a journey through Federation Square and along the banks of the Birrarung Marr.

Phillip Island Nature Park

New Aboriginal heritage tour at Phillip Island

Phillip Island Nature Parks, home to the world-famous Penguin Parade,  has launched a new Aboriginal Heritage Tour honouring Phillip Island’s Traditional Owners. The tour takes visitors on a cultural journey through the […]

Tradition Aboriginal Dancing

Australia celebrates Aboriginal cultures

National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee – or NAIDOC Week – will be celebrated all around Victoria from 6-13 July 2014.

Koorie Pride Festival

Museum Victoria awarded for cutting-edge exhibitions

Recent days has seen Museum Victoria recognised on a global and national scale for its state of the art and innovative exhibitions showcasing Victoria’s fascinating history and engaging audiences young and old

Koorioboree, credit: James Henry

Stellar line-up at the Melbourne Indigenous Arts Festival

The Melbourne Indigenous Arts Festival (MIAF) returns to Melbourne for its second year from 5-16 February 2014 with a diverse program of 42 events.

Spectacle at ACMI. Credit: OK Go "This Too Shall Pass" (Rube Goldberg Machine version) (2010). Directed by James Frost, OK Go and Syyn Labs

Art and The City this summer

The top arts and culture experiences taking place in Melbourne this summer.

Murray Cod by Yorta Yorta artist, Treahna Hamm. Photo Credit: Rodney Start

New Indigenous exhibition to open at the Melbourne Museum

The story of Victoria’s First Peoples will be told at a new exhibition at Melbourne Museum.

Gippsland - Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wildlife spotting in Victoria

A list of top places to discover the unusual species of wildlife and birds that call Victoria’s waterways, zoos and reserves home.