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News You Can Use: Eight Things That Happened in Melbourne This Week

Here's what caught our attention over the last seven days.
By Sarah Ward
February 03, 2023
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By Sarah Ward
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Melbourne's Floating Club ATET Suffered Damage in a Fire Overnight

    Firefighters were called to the scene at 4.30 this morning, managing to contain the blaze within six minutes.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Regional Music Festival Boogie Is Returning for Easter 2023 with a Stacked Three-Day Lineup

    Catch Surprise Chef, Freya Josephine Hollick, Grinspoon’s Phil Jamieson and more when this sonic celebration returns to Tallarook in April.

  • Food & Drink

    Say Cheers: Australia's Hottest 100 Craft Beers of 2022 Have Just Been Announced

    New South Wales' Mountain Culture has taken out the GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers poll for 2022, claiming the title for its Status Quo pale ale.

  • Food & Drink

    Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Just Dropped Its 2023 Program Complete with a Studio Ghibli Degustation

    Catch a celebrity sausage sizzle, a huge bake shop and a star-studded lineup of international guest chefs when the fest returns in March.

  • Food & Drink

    Poh Ling Yeow's New Sushi Train-Style Pop-Up Pairs Playful Snacks with Whisky Cocktails

    All aboard for this fun, interactive twist on aperitivo hour, which is now running at QT Melbourne.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Daydream Is Australia's New Indie-Rock Festival Featuring Modest Mouse, Slowdive and Tropical F*ck Storm

    This ace lineup will hit up Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in April, with Beach Fossils, Cloud Nothings and Majak Door also on the bill.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bumpy, Surprise Chef and Wax'o Paradiso Have Joined the Bill for Debut Tocumwal Fest Good Times

    The new family-friendly one-day festival will make its home at the Strawberry Fields site this March, with tickets capped at a cosy 1000.

  • Design & Style

    Australia's New $5 Notes Will Replace the Queen with a Tribute to Indigenous Culture and History

    One side of the $5 note will still feature the Australian Parliament, but the other is getting a makeover to celebrate First Australians.

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