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Timboon Ice Creamery

Ice cream, you scream, we all scream at Timboon

Timboon Fine Ice Cream has 22 flavours of luxury homemade ice cream on offer for ice cream lovers to try along with decadent sundaes and other ice cream treats.

absinthe salon

Melbourne welcomes Absinthesalon

Fitzroy’s newest bar, Absinthesalon serves only absinthe, albeit more than 30 varieties of the herbal liqueur.

Melbourne chefs come together for Cook for Syria

Chefs unite for a cause

Victoria’s top kitchen talent comes together this month to do their bit for children displaced by the conflict in Syria. Following the inspiring success of #CookForSyria in the UK, the Australian […]

Trees Adventure

See the Forrest with Trees Adventure

Trees Adventure will arrive at the Otway Ranges this April with over 80 challenges and 20 flying foxes.

Croquet club essendon

Golf Croquet World Championships come to Melbourne

Melbourne will play host to the Golf Croquet World Championships this February.

Gymnast Emma Nedov

Melbourne to host 2017 World Cup Gymnastics

In an Australian first, Melbourne will host the 2017 World Cup Gymnastics (22 -25 February 2017) at Hisense Arena.

Bendigo Art Gallery

Victoria’s first Regional Centre for Culture program to launch

Central Victoria will welcome the state’s first ever Regional Centre for Culture program in 2018.

Cycling in the High Country

New site a one-stop shop for High Country cyclists

Tourism North East has launched a new website, ​Ride High Country​, which acts as a one-stop-shop for all things cycling.

The Grampians

A new Grampians Music Festival

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

Noorilim Estate

Noorilim Estate

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

Cameo Outdoor Cinema

The Dandenongs’ secret cinema

The city’s much-loved Rooftop and Moonlight Cinema will be joined by Cameo Outdoor Cinema (18 November 2016 – March 2017), screening new release films in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges.

Sovereign Hill's Gold Seeker

Sovereign Hill’s new app is golden

Sovereign Hill’s new Gold Seekers app enables visitors to become immersed in the mid-19th century gold rush, through 40 interactive experiences.


A whiskey bar-come-bookshop

Buck Mulligan’s Irish Whiskey Bar and Bookshop

Image courtesy of Lucas Daw

Polo in the city

There’s plenty more reason to horse around beyond the Melbourne Cup.

Hanging Rock

Six must-visit volcanoes in Victoria

Victoria is home to the third-largest volcanic plain in the world. Here are some of the best places in the state to see Victoria’s volcanoes.


‘Say Cheese’ at Prahran Market

Prahran Market will this month host the ‘Say Cheese’ Festival featuring cheesy vendors, delicious cheesy dishes, and free tastings.