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    From nude swims in Hobart to all-nighters in Melbourne, these arts festivals are made for winter weekenders.

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    Dust off your gumboots — it's a big one.

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    Temperatures are about to take a tumble — it's set to be the coldest day of the year so far.

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    If there's one thing the city isn't wanting for, it's cocktail bars — so whether you're searching for old-world charm or glitzy drinks under a disco ball, you'll be able to find it without leaving the grid.

  • Buses Will Replace Trains on a Heap of Melbourne's Train Lines This April

    Parts of the rail network will be closed throughout the month to complete upgrades for the Metro Tunnel and a new fleet of high-capacity trains.

  • Melbourne Is Set to Score a New Elevated Park as Part of the Arts Precinct's Massive Redevelopment

    The first designs for the precinct — which encompasses the yet-to-be-built NGV Contemporary — have been releasedby Melbourne-based practice Hassell and New York's SO-IL.

  • Gauchito Gil's Malbec Day 2019

    Saturday 13th April
    @ Meat Market

  • This Map Shows Where the Victorian Government's Proposed Suburban Rail Loop Would Travel

    The ambitious project to connect all of Melbourne's existing trail lines is hoping to get federal funding with this year's election.

  • Ten Melbourne Art Exhibitions to See Before Summer Ends

    Take an air-conditioned adventure to Melbourne's galleries to explore Frida Kahlo's life, a rare collection of Picasso works and what it's like to visit the moon.

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    Saturday 9th March
    @ Plenary

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    Stay safe and dry out there — it's going to be a wet one.

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    Stay safe and dry out there — it's going to be a wet one.

  • Buses Will Replace Trains on a Heap of Melbourne's Train Lines in January

    Parts of the rail network will be closed throughout the month to complete upgrades for the Metro Tunnel and a new fleet of high-capacity trains.

  • Melbourne Is Currently Copping Its First Heatwave of the Season

    It's set to hit 38 degrees in the city on Friday.

  • Escher x Nendo: Between Two Worlds

    Sunday 2nd December - Sunday 7th April
    @ NGV International

  • Melbourne Zoo Twilights 2019

    Friday 25th January - Saturday 9th March
    @ Melbourne Zoo

  • Melbourne's NGV Has Unveiled Its Mind-Bending New Escher x Nendo Exhibition

    The blockbuster 'Between Two Worlds' exhibition launches this weekend.

  • Design and Drink Market

    Saturday 15th December
    @ The Rochester Hotel

  • NGV Friday Nights Summer 2018

    Friday 7th December
    @ NGV International

  • These New Silver R.M. Williams Boots Will Shoot to the Top of Your Christmas List

    The iconic Australian brand is following up its popular gold boots with a new limited edition run in metallic silver.

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