Discover Melbourne


    Take a look at the online edition of the winter 2017 Melbourne Now magazine - read about festivals, what's trending this season, stories, great deals and more...

  • My Melbourne

    Everybody sees Melbourne differently. Meet notable Melburnians and get some insider’s tips for things to do, see, eat and drink when you’re next in the city.


    Our intrepid writers have traversed the city centre and beyond to design some great itineraries for all types of visitors, from the sports nut to the shopaholic.

  • Sport

    Visiting Melbourne for a sporting event and want to make the most of your trip? Or want to get active yourself? Melbourne Now has sport covered.

  • Shopping

    Wind through laneway boutiques, take your pick from luxury wares or simply browse department stores - Melbourne is the perfect place to explore and shop.


    Melbourne offers a mix of ever-changing restaurants, bars and cafes - hidden in laneways, perched on rooftops or towering in skyscrapers.


    From historic architecture to modern theatre and live music, you will be immersed in the vibrant culture that gives Melbourne its eclectic edge.


    Whenever you visit Melbourne, sporting, cultural and family attractions surround you everywhere you go. What will you see when you're next in the city?


More Reasons to Stay


    With Labour Day, Easter school and ANZAC Day all coming up, why plan for a two-day weekend when you can extend it to three, four, or even more?


    Don’t miss out on our top nine winter-friendly, must-do stops during your next stay in Melbourne - tick these off your bucket list.


    Fried chicken is trending in Melbourne at the moment but unlike the Colonel, we’re not keeping anything a secret.


What's On

Wallace & Gromit and friends: The m...

Including Claymation icons such as Wallace and Gromit, Shaun the Sheep, Chicken Run and many others, Aardman’s Oscar-winning creations have been...

Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival (MWF) is Melbourne's annual, 10-day celebration for everyone who reads. The Festival brings together writers from around...

The House of Dior: Seventy Years of...

In celebration of the seventieth anniversary of the House of Dior, one of the most prestigious couture houses in the world, the National Gallery of...

Melbourne Fashion Week

Melbourne Fashion Week (MFW) is the city's premier consumer fashion event of the year. MFW will celebrate Melbourne’s intersecting creative...


Image Credit: Dining - Tonka, Tim Grey; Arts & Culture - Heide Museum of Modern Arts, Christian Capurro