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New report shows Melbourne as top cultural destination

Melbourne’s reputation as Australia’s cultural capital has been reinforced with a new report ranking the city the top cultural destination in the country, third in the Asia Pacific and twelfth in the world for arts and culture.

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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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Ballarat becomes a winter wonderland

Ballarat turns into a winter wonderland this July when the Ballarat Winter Festival returns for another year.

El Atino, Latino Food, at 366 Bridge Road
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Melbourne entertains Latin America style

As Melbourne gears up for the blockbuster South American Derby between Brazil and Argentina, it’s not only Neymar vs Messi that will entertain soccer fans in Melbourne, the city’s South American inspired entertainments provide muchos frivolity for visitors and locals alike.

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Victoria’s truffle territory

One of the world’s most illusive and sought after ingredients can now be found in most parts of Australia, and the country has become one of the top five truffle growing countries in the world.

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Saying ‘Salut’ to Bastille Day in Melbourne

Melbourne maintains a long-standing love affair with all things French, and Bastille Day (July 14) provides the perfect opportunity for Francophiles to say ‘Bonjour!’ to all things French.

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Craft beer boom in Geelong

As Melburnians get their hops on for the annual and growing Good Beer Week, (12 – 21 May) showcasing local, Australian and international brews with hundreds of event around town, craft breweries in Geelong and surrounds continue to make their mark in this burgeoning industry.

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Day out with mum in Melbourne

Whether it’s Mother’s Day (May 14th Australia) or not, Melbourne provides every reason to extend celebrations of the mother to a full and memorable day out for the whole family.

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YIRRAMBOI Festival

A ground-breaking celebration of Aboriginal culture and indigenous arts.

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Victoria: awesome in autumn

A sunny summer, followed by good rains and an autumnal cold snap have seen Victoria’s deciduous trees swiftly produce leaves in all manner of vivid reds, oranges and browns. The oh-so-photogenic foliage makes this the perfect time of year to explore the landscapes of regional Victoria, while also sampling some of the best food, wine and events the season has to offer.

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Culinary projections to light up Hamer Hall

Arts Centre Melbourne will be the canvas for culinary projections when Hamer Hall lights up this April, in a program designed by White Night Artistic Director, David Atkins.

Portarlington Mussel Festival

Victoria’s out-of-the-ordinary food festivals

From hedonistic celebrations of gin to country fanfare around the humble potato, these festivals will excite foodies from near and far.

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Melbourne’s top 50 Food Map

This Melbourne Food Map is a curated guide to the city’s top 50 food and drink experiences.

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Fed Square to live-stream ‘culinary Oscars’

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards will be live-streamed at Federation Square in the world’s first public countdown and screening of the prestigious event.

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Awesome autumn events in Melbourne

The World’s Most Liveable City is renowned for its year-round calendar of events, its sporting prowess, its love of food and its passion for fashion. This autumn the city reaches fever-pitch, […]

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Design Week hits Melbourne

The inaugural Melbourne Design Week will showcase the value of design in Victoria and will feature local and international design innovators.