Discover Melbourne


    Take a look at the online edition of the spring 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


    Don’t let your almost-empty wallet stop you. See more of the city for less with our top 12 things to do on a budget in Melbourne.


    Spring is here, which means one of the country’s biggest events is back in Melbourne, showcasing the best in horse racing and the latest in fashion.


    The latest offering from Danish toy brick juggernaut LEGO© has opened in Melbourne. We took a tour of their the new LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre.


What's On

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 Festival

Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's leading international arts festivals and has an outstanding reputation for presenting unique international...

Fast5 Netball World Series

The Fast5 Netball World Series will ignite your senses. It's netball, but not as you know it, the five-a-side game faster, with dynamic rule changes...

QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedw...

QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix will be hosted at the largest indoor motor racing spectacle in the southern hemisphere, Etihad...


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