Arts & Culture

Bullen Lane Street Art

Eye’ll be watching: new street art deterring illegal dumping in Bullens Lane

April 13th, 2024 - Marilyn Tan

Walk along Bullens Lane in Melbourne’s CBD, and you might feel the piercing gaze of a pair of eyes staring you down.


Young Onez festival: connecting First Nations youth through creativity

April 5th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Young Onez festival is coming to Melbourne’s CBD between April 5 and 7, providing an opportunity for First Nations youth to come together and connect through creativity.

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Breakdown outside the Windsor Hotel, 1920s

March 20th, 2024 - Dr Cheryl Griffin

Eight men, one broken-down car and a wagon to cart it on. This dismal winter’s day was not going well for the driver, seen here on the far right of the photograph in chauffeur’s outfit, complete with greatcoat to ward off the worst of the Melbourne weather.

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“Political party games”: 2023 through the eyes of Australia’s cartoonists

March 20th, 2024 - Gemma Grant

An upcoming Melbourne exhibition is set to showcase the work of Australia’s best political cartoonists and provide an insightful retrospective to the year that was 2023.

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Experiencing more at the Melbourne Recital Centre

March 20th, 2024 - Jack Hayes

Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) is celebrating 15 years of ground-breaking performances with a range of new membership offers to get you “closer to the music and musicians you love.”

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QVWC for Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2024

March 20th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Melbourne’s iconic Queen Victoria Women’s Centre (QVWC) will play host to this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) with a curated line-up of stand-out Feminist comics.

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Australia’s largest photography festival back in town

March 13th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The highly anticipated PHOTO 2024: International Festival of Photography is back in Melbourne.

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Giuseppe Buzzi and his fried fish shop

February 20th, 2024 - Julie Bevan

This photo taken between 1908 and 1912 shows a sleepy Latrobe St afternoon. The image is dominated by a giant telegraph pole with a fire alarm.

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New Creative Spaces hubs open along Elizabeth St

February 20th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

The City of Melbourne’s Creative Spaces program has brought four new creative hubs to life along Elizabeth St, working to fill vacant shopfronts throughout the CBD while also lending support to independent artists and organisations.

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The Lost City of Melbourne wins history award

February 20th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

The filmmaker behind The Lost City of Melbourne documentary has received a community history award.

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Melbourne’s homegrown talent

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