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Moomba Festival 2017

Every Labour Day long weekend(March 10 - 13th), Moomba brings Melburnians together to share in the vibrancy and spirit of our much loved city. A celebrated part of the Melbourne events calendar for 63 years, Moomba will be back with an exciti...


The Book Of Mormon

Performances at Melbourne's Princess Theatre from January 2017! From “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, it’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical. ...


Kinky Boots

MELBOURNE LOVES KINKY BOOTS! Melbourne audiences are raving about KINKY BOOTS, the hilarious and heart-warming new musical now playing at Her Majesty’s Theatre until February 26th. With songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, KINKY BOOTS is bas...


Queen Victoria Summer Night Market

The Queen Victoria Summer Night Market is back from 16th November to 8th March every Wednesday 5 to 10pm. With global street food and some of Melbourne’s best live entertainment acts. The Market transforms into a lively social atmosphere where...


Backpacker Tax Locked in at 15%

Backpacker tax deal provides much needed certainty The following is the press release from VTIC regarding the recent decision by the government to lock in a rate of 15%. The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) today welcomes the con...



With summer only just around the corner, Space Hotel’s shuttle bus is set to return again providing hotel guests with a complimentary weekday shuttle service transferring guests directly to St Kilda. Undoubtedly one of Melbourne’s most bea...


Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival attracts audiences from near and far, from junior laughter-lovers at The (Very) Big Laugh Out, to late-night hijinks at the Festival Club and everything in between. Featuring a mass of local and intern...


QV Outdoor Cinema

An outdoor pop-up cinema in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD – the perfect way to spend a warm summer evening, running throughout the summer until 26 February 2017. The cinema program will feature a festive vibe for the month of December, wit...


Backpacker’s Tax

The nation’s hotel and tourism associations have welcomed the Australian Federal Government’s announcement that there would be a six-month postponement of the introduction of the ‘backpacker tax’ to allow a ‘whole of government’ revi...

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