Melbourne Welcomes The Australian Movie and Comic Expo 2015!

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Fan-boys-and-girls unite: The Australian Movie and Comic Expo is coming to Melbourne this October! The unique event is a must-attend for all self-confessed ‘movie-geeks’ and pop culture aficionados. An expo for the whole family, the event will encompass everything from …

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The Race That Stops A Nation: The 2015 Emirates Melbourne Cup

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On Melbourne Cup Day, Australia’s institutions and inhabitants (human or otherwise) stop for an afternoon of fun and frivolity. The nationally celebrated cultural event is centred on a rich thoroughbred horserace, worth a staggering $6.2-million in prize money. This year’s …

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The Royal Melbourne Show Returns In 2015!

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For local and international guests, the Royal Melbourne Show is an iconic and distinctive part of Victorian culture. The community event brings together the best in agricultural and urban life, offering visitors a range of unique old-world social events and …

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Victoria’s Twelve Apostles Site Afflicted By Waste Discharge Problems!

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Victoria’s iconic Twelve Apostles attracts massive tourist crowds, offering guests the chance to see some of the most unique and celebrated natural formations in the world. But recent criticisms of the site have centred on one critical problem: too much …

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Get Your Groove on With Groovin the Moo 2015

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Australia is well-renowned for hosting a myriad of unique and exciting music festivals that promise to offer some of the best international lineups available, while also providing plenty of true blue Aussie festival shenanigans. One such festival on the very near horizon …

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Road Tripping Through Country Australia

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Road tripping in Australia is a mandatory activity for any traveller in the country. Travelling by car, anchored to the Earth of this vast, expansive land provides perspective unattainable by any other mode of transport. By being connected to the ground, you are …

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Car Museum Tour of Australia

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Everyone has their opinions on what constitutes a good holiday. Are you a beach person? Do you prefer cold winters and big jackets? Are you a lover of museums and art? Maybe, you’re a car enthusiast. And if you are, …

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The Ether Conference Center Peace Deal

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You don’t believe in magic? You’re wrong. Though I must admit the various covens have done very well in keeping it quiet. But trust me, magic – and I’m not talking the pulling-a-rabbit-out-of-the-hat type magic – is as alive and …

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A Chance Meeting at the Swanston Hotel

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“I’d better order before you lot, else there’ll be nought left,” I joked. I had gone down to breakfast at the Cocoon Breakfast Bar down on the mezzanine level of the Swanston Hotel. This sumptuous hotel, right in the middle …

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White Night Melbourne 2014

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White Nights traditionally refer to the period around the Summer Solstice in areas of high altitude, which experience almost entire nights of complete sunlight. In regions such as Russia and Scandinavia, June generally means there is very little period of …

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Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival 2014

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When travelling across Australia, it goes without saying that spectating a live sport game is an absolute essential on the list of things to see and do. Whether it be an AFL game in Melbourne, a football match in Sydney …

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Models and the Grand Hotel Melbourne

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For reasons quite unrelated to this story I was staying at the Grand Hotel Melbourne last December. I had no idea about the impending Think Ahead Exhibition about to open at the Scienceworks, but the hotel was full of people …

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Novel New Year’s Eve Ideas

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Rather than doing the same old same old house party or bar function this New Year’s Eve, why not branch out and bring in the new year with a more exhilarating celebration? Get away from the crowds, avoid having to …

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Melbourne Chinese New Year 2014

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The traditional celebration of Chinese New Year is a consequential event that dates back centuries, to a legend involving a mythical monster named Nian (meaning year) and a wise old man. The tale has passed from generation to generation, explaining …

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Melbourne New Year’s Eve

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Melbourne is sick and tired of standing in the shadow of what is usually considered the pre-eminent New Year’s Eve locale in Australia, Sydney. The New Year’s Eve party in Melbourne this December is set to attract over half a …

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Spontaneously Travel in Australia this Christmas Period

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This Christmas and New Year period is the ideal time to spontaneously travel in Australia to one of its glorious locations purely on a whim. Travelling in Australia is so cheap, easy and worthwhile, it makes you wonder why anyone …

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Energy Systems Australia – Cough Once Melbourne

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Is the Melbourne Power System Vulnerable? My best friend and I were having an argument about whether or not the city of Melbourne was vulnerable to a terrorist attack (as I’m sure everyone does). For extremists there are plenty of …

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Hotel Urban and the Melbourne Bodybuilding Championships

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This year’s Australian National Bodybuilding Championships were held in Melbourne. Now bodybuilding has received a bad rap. The whole sport has been stigmatized with the steroid abuse of a few. Admittedly, those few have been the ones at the top …

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A Day At The Races

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A typical Australian tradition that everyone who visits must experience is a good old-fashioned day at The Races. Girls gather your girlfriends, don your prettiest frocks, and pin a fascinator in your hair. Guys, suit up in your finest threads, …

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Mildura

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The friendly town of Mildura provides holiday goers with the ideal setting to relax, dine and explore. With plenty of affordable caravan and camping spots, Mildura is the perfect place for families to visit during the school Summer holidays. Its authentic, …

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