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Pop Up Globe at the Bowl

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.

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Yarra Valley shines in Halliday Wine Awards

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

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Regional Victoria’s artistic coup

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.

Image Courtesy of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, photographer Adrian Vittorio

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

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.

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

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.

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Melbourne goes glam to celebrate all things Dior

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.

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Top 10 places to visit in Kyneton

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

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Victoria leads the way in craft beer

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.

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Beechworth Honey sets Block Arcade abuzz

A sweet addition to Melbourne’s retail scene

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Postcode 3057: Brunswick East

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

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Top 6 burger joints

With Shannon Bennett of Vue de monde opening Benny Burger this week, the burger trend shows no signs of waning in bun hungry Melbourne.

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Top 5 arts experiences for kids in Melbourne

Kids are well-looked after at all the major arts institutions in the city with exhibitions targeted at young culture vultures.

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Getting crafty in regional Victoria

Regional Victoria is home to a hive of creative makers providing a more authentic retail experience where consumers can meet the maker or learn the narrative behind their product. From collectable pieces at high end retail galleries to more affordable items at markets, there is a work of craft to suit everyone visiting regional Victoria, and an array of places to find them.

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Raise a glass at Melbourne’s heritage-filled pubs

A central figure in most Australian cities and towns, the local pub is a place to celebrate.

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Eat, Stay, Play: Rutherglen

Located between Yarrawonga and Wodonga, just 10 kilometres from the Murray River and the small state border town of Wahgunyah, Rutherglen combines historical charm with a burgeoning food and wine scene.

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A 24-hour date in Melbourne

How to take a date from ‘drinks and nibbles’ to ’24 hours of romance’ in one impressive swoop.