Ian Potter Centre

The Ian Potter Centre and the NGV in Melbourne are part of the same organisation. The National Gallery of Victoria has been open since 1861, displaying beautiful art works for you to enjoy. In 1990 they realized that the gallery was becoming more and more popular. It did not have the space to accomodate everyone. Therefore, they agreed to redevelop the site. […]

National Gallery of Victoria

The National Gallery of Victoria is one of the leading galleries in Melbourne. It was founded in 1861. The NGV is situated in the Arts and Leisure Precinct in St Kilda Rd on Southbank. One of the great pleasures of visiting the cities of the world is visiting art galleries. So indulge in this via a visit to […]

Australian Open Tennis Guide

The Australian Open Tennis tournament is one of four Grand Slam tennis tournaments in the world. The Australian Open is held in Melbourne every year in the middle of summer. It is held at the great Melbourne Park. Australian Open Tennis Short History Since the first Australian Open Tennis Championships were held in 1905, the […]

Melbourne Boxing Day Test

The Melbourne Boxing Day Test is one of those events that belong to Melbourne like the Melbourne Cup or the AFL Grand Final. For those who are unaware, Boxing Day is December 26th. As it is a holiday there are not many sporting events going on around the world on Boxing Day. In Australia we celebrate a day off in […]

The Melbourne Cup Festival

The Melbourne Cup Festival is a premiere sporting event and is also the world’s largest outdoor fashion event. It was created in 1861 to rival the Victoria Jockey Club, but the festival took off to be the biggest racing event that attracts the best horses from all over the world. This significant event is a […]

History of the Melbourne Cup

The history of the Melbourne cup goes back all the way to 1861. When it comes to horse racing, Australia has a tradition that goes back a hundred years and continues to this very day. The Melbourne Cup is known as the race that stops a nation, and it is very close to true! Every […]

Melbourne Spring Carnival The Jolly Season

The Melbourne spring carnival is held in October and November, fall months to most of us, however in Melbourne it is spring. The spring carnival is held between the football and the cricket season. This is done for a reason. Most people do not want to give up their footy and their cricket, but it […]

AFL Grand Final

The last Saturday in September is Grand Final Day. The last time the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) fans grew to 6 figures was the mid 1980s. But on the beautiful last Saturday of September in 2008, no less than 100,012 fans poured into the stadium, cheering on the Geelong Cats and Hawthorn Hawks. That makes the AFL […]

Ballarat International Foto Biennale

In August and September throughout Ballarat this year you will be able to bear witness to the International Photo Biennale. There will be two events, and these exhibitions will be accompanied by an educational program, seminars, portfolios, and even workshops promoting the wonderful world of art and photography. It sounds like quite a bit, but […]

Queenscliff Music Festival

Music has long been a staple of human society, and with that being said, it is no surprise that it is celebrated all over the world. This year it will be highly celebrated in the city of Queenscliff in Australia. For the past thirteen years, the Queenscliff Music Festival has brought the gift of music […]