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Brazil Vs Argentina live site in Federation Square

While tickets to the first match of the Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour have sold out, fans can still get in on all the action at a live-streaming of the match at Federation Square.

GEELONG, AUSTRALIA  during the Elite Men's Road Race at the 2016 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race on January 31, 2016 in Geelong, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images for 2016 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road)

Cycling season continues in Victoria

There are many ways competitive or casual cyclists can experience Victoria on two wheels.

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Bolt to compete in Melbourne

A new blockbuster athletics event will be added to Victoria’s calendar of major events in 2017, attracting some of the world’s best athletes including the fastest man in history, Usain Bolt.


For the love of golf and a good night’s sleep

Golf enthusiasts can play and stay at some of the state’s best courses located within 90 minutes drive of Melbourne.

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17 new reasons to visit Victoria in 2017

The world’s most liveable city will welcome a host of new attractions, events and experiences in 2017.

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5 must-dos for footy fans

Every year in September, Australian Football League fans become flushed with finals-fever induced sweats (of the good variety) and Melbourne, as the capital of Australia’s much-loved sport, is the place to be.

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

A sensational sports line-up

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.


Snow your own way

Whether on skis or a board, or if taking a more relaxed approach on snow shoes, a toboggan or dog sled, or simply building a snow man, Victoria’s alpine region has an option for everyone and plenty of accommodation options from which to explore it.

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Grand ideas for the Finals long weekend

Whether getting amongst the football action at the AFL Grand Final (3 October) or opting to get away, there is plenty on this long weekend to keep everyone entertained.

Melbourne Cricket Ground 2014 AFL Grand Final

Experience sporting Melbourne

Behind-the-scenes experiences can be had at some of the city’s most famed sporting destinations, while aspiring sports stars can get active on the very surfaces used by the pros.

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Top tips for teeing off

The new Greg Norman designed Eastern Golf Club provides one more reason to tee off in Victoria. The state has more than 320 public golf courses to suit players at every level.

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Gippsland’s adventurous side

This season, there are even more reasons to visit Gippsland, with three new outdoor events.

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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.

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Action aplenty on Victoria’s snow fields

Victoria’s alpine resorts boast some of Australia’s best downhill and cross country trails, world class terrain parks and a multitude of winter activities.

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Avalon Airshow launches a year of centenary commemoration

This month, the Australian International Airshow will pay tribute to the heroes of military aviation, in the first major of event of the year commemorating the centenary of Australia’s involvement […]


Australian Open stars talk Melbourne

Some of the world’s best tennis players share why they love coming to Melbourne for the Australian Open