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  • Picture Time: Westfield Is Bringing Back Its Adorable Pet Photo Shoots with Santa This Christmas

    Dogs, cats and even rabbits can get into the festive spirit — and you'll score a cute snap for your wall.

  • KFC Has Brought Back Its Ugly Sweaters for Humans and Pets for More Christmas in July Merriment

    Eat your next batch of finger-lickin' chicken in a cheesy festive sweater — and your four-legged friend can match.

  • The Ultimate Road-Trip Guide to Southern California If You're Dipping Your Toe Back Into Travel

    From soaking up arts and culture to hopping between rooftop bars, here's where to tick off all those long-held holiday cravings in one neatly wrapped vacay.

  • A Sip From Melbourne Distillery The Gospel Was Just Named Australia's Best Whiskey

    The distillery's Straight Rye Whiskey scored big at the International Wine & Spirit Competition, also ranking as the second best rye whisky in the world.

  • Chocolate Brand Mork and The Gospel Distillery Have Created a Cacao Husk Liqueur for Easter

    The Melbourne duo has transformed leftover single-origin cacao husks into a rich, fruity spirit — but there's only a limited number of bottles up for grabs.

  • Now Open: The Ritz-Carlton Has Brought a Taste of International Hotel Luxury to Melbourne

    The soaring new CBD hotel boasts a sky-high infinity pool and a dazzling lobby perched way up on the 80th floor.

  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival's Huge 2023 Program Is Dishing Up a Month of Chuckles

    Get your comedy kicks with a hefty lineup of more than 600 shows, featuring sidesplitting talent from around the world.

  • This Aussie Distillery Is Elevating Easter with a New Edition of Its Hot Cross Bun-Inspired Rum

    The Grove's latest limited-edition release tastes like a hot cross bun in a glass — and it's available to order now in time for your Easter celebrations.

  • RISING Just Revealed the Stacked 185-Event Arts Program It's Bringing to Melbourne This June

    More than 400 artists will help bring this year's citywide fest to life, serving up 12 days of visual art, culture, music, performance and food.

  • Artist Bruce Munro Is Bringing Two New Dazzling Light Installations to the NSW-Victorian Border

    A two-part project with works planned for either side of the Murray River, 'Light/State' marks the artist's next luminous large-scale spectacular.

  • The NGV Is Getting a World-Premiere Pierre Bonnard Exhibition with Scenography by Architect India Mahdavi

    Launching June 9, the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces showcase will feature more than 100 of the iconic French artist's works, alongside many more from his contemporaries.

  • Tiny Away's New Victorian Tiny Stay Is Nestled Among the Vineyards in Heathcote Wine Country

    The aptly named Vineyard Retreat is eco-friendly yet packed with creature comforts — and located just a short stroll from a cellar door.

  • Sunnymead Hotel Is the Cheery New Stay Bringing Year-Round Sunshine to the Great Ocean Road

    An old-school motor inn has been reborn with a summery retro colour palette, and now sports 20 rooms, a day spa and a modern Asian restaurant.

  • First Look: Melbourne Is Getting a New Multi-Sensory Cocktail Exhibition You Can Sip Your Way Through

    The Australian-first 'Art of Mixology' has commissioned six celebrated artists to reimagine various cocktails as immersive, interactive installations.

  • Two's Ordinary, Three's Not a Crowd at QT's Throuples-Friendly Valentine's Day Dinners Around Australia

    Book a table for three on February 14 and you’ll score free oysters at most QT hotels around the country — or you might win a sleepover for three.

  • Rydges Melbourne Is Getting a Huge Makeover Complete with Refreshed Rooms and a New Rooftop Terrace

    Relaunching this autumn, the new-look hotel will feature 370 rooms and apartments, plus a hefty collection of event spaces.

  • Hilltop Hoods, Mashd N Kutcher and Sampa the Great Will Headline Ability Fest's Hefty 2023 Program

    Also hitting Birrarung Marr for Dylan Alcott's fully accessible music festival: Paris, Meg Mac, DZ Deathrays and more.

  • Ugly Vodka Is the Innovative New Booze Brand Turning Imperfect Apples Into a Sustainable Sip

    This nifty new drink hails from the minds at 80proof Liquor and music festival crew Untitled Group.

  • The Yarra Valley's Levantine Hill Estate Is Getting a New $20-Million Fender Katsalidis-Designed Hotel

    The boutique accomodation will feature 33 rooms decked out with private spas and fully stocked wine fridges.

  • Raise a Glass: Melbourne Was Just Named One of the Five Best Drinking Cities in the World

    According to drinks publication 'Punch', the Victorian capital is among the world's most travel-worthy drinking destinations for 2023.

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