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Upcoming Sydney events

Green Threaded Stories walking tour

Choose your own adventure on a self-guided walking tour that lets you discover hidden gems of your neighbourhood

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Let's Roam

Sydney scavenger hunt

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By the Stars, Wind and Ocean Currents

The first in a series of exhibitions on a counter-history of cultural exchanges

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Convict Sydney: Walking Tour

Follow in the footsteps of a convict around Sydney

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Free Guided Tours at The Rocks Discovery Museum

Join a tour of the museum and learn about The Rocks' rich history

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Borderlines

Photographic Exhibition by Enzo Amato at Goethe-Institut…

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Badge Making at The Rocks Discovery Museum

Families can get creative while learning about local history these school holidays.

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Bart van Es The Cut Out Girl 2020

The writer discusses his award-winning biography about World War II's hidden children.

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Museum of Magic 2020

Be enraptured by a magical experience

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Upcoming Melbourne events

Dome Under Fulldome Festival 2020

Dome Under Fulldome Festival

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Digital Collection State Library Victoria 2020

Digital Collection: State Library Victoria

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History Matters Inside the U.S Electoral College system 2020

Inside the U.S Electoral College system

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History Matters Researching Aboriginal family history 2020

Researching Aboriginal family history

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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel 2020

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions- Melbourne Star is temporarily closed until restrictions are lifted.Melbourne Star ...

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Hellenic Museum 2020

The Hellenic Museum was founded in 2007 to promote a passion for- and appreciation of the rich cultural traditions of an...

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Melbourne River Cruises 2020

Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee- and sit back and relax as your captain details the history of the Yarra and Melbourne on a...

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College of Surgeons' Museum 2020

The College of Surgeons' Museum displays a collection of instruments and objects- rare and historic books- and memorabil...

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Flemington Racecourse 2020

Flemington Racecourse is the best-known and oldest continuing metropolitan racecourse in Australia. A National Heritage-...

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Upcoming Brisbane events

Brisbane Open Cultural Tours 2020

Enjoy Brisbane's subtropical climate- its unique design and architecture- and the stories of its social history hiding i...

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Gasworks Markets Newstead 2020

The Market Folk are a Brisbane based marketplace for local makers- creatives and entrepreneurs. Alongside our design sta...

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Perspectives Of Brisbane 2019

Perspectives of Brisbane is a fascinating snapshot of Brisbane's history- the milestone moments and unique characteristi...

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Northshore Sculpture By The River 2020

3 October to 6 December 2020 - Free EntrySculptors Queensland presents- 'Northshore Sculptures by the River'.Sculptures ...

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Exhibition - Drawn Thread 2020

Drawn Thread is the first of five iterations of The Hand-made Tale- 50 years of craft and design in Queensland- a series...

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Opera Under The Stars 2021

Opera stars Xenia Puzkarz Thomas and Sofia Troncoso and a stellar line up of musicians return to the Brisbane Racing Clu...

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The Motorcycle: Design- Art- Desire 2020

This world-exclusive exhibition- only at GOMA in Brisbane- will showcase the art- design and history of one of the most ...

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International Whisk(e)y Day Dinner 2021

Raise a glass and help celebrate the drop hailed as the greatest drink in the world. Whisk(e)y.Whether you are a connois...

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State Of Shine 2021

When you think of Queensland- you think warm weather- beaches and blue skies. But as everyone knows- Queensland is much-...

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Upcoming Adelaide events

Jamfactory Icon 2020 Tom Moore: Abundant Wonder

JamFactory's Icon series is an annual solo exhibition celebrating the achievements of South Australia's most influential...

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Hahndorf From Home - Two Interactive Sensory Experiences From My Home To Your Home 2020

Hahndorf Walking Tours has constructed two experiences which you can enjoy from your room, home or caravan to my home in...

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Musée Extérieur (Outdoor Museum) 2020

A European art experience on the walls of AdelaideMusée Extérieur is a curated, outdoor art trail that winds through the...

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Contact 2021

Commissioned and Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, UniSA.CONTACT brings together a group of diverse e...

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Adelaide Festival 2021

The Adelaide Festival is an iconic Australian arts festival that runs for two weeks in March. It is internationally reco...

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Alex Martinis Roe: To Become Two 2021

Samstag scholar Alex Martinis Roe brings her expansive exhibition To Become Two to Samstag. Since 2014, Martinis Roe has...

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Echoes Of Pink Floyd 2021

Entitled 'A Journey Through Time', the Adelaide-based band's latest show will take audiences on a musical and visual jou...

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South Australia's History Festival 2021

South Australia's History Festival is an annual statewide event exploring South Australia's history.

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Adelaide Alfresco: The Dunstan Effect 2021

Adelaide's culinary scene wouldn't be what it is today without the input of visionary SA premier Don Dunstan. Join us on...

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Upcoming Perth events

Reneé Pettitt-Schipp: Oral History and the Christmas Island Boat Tragedy - how both stories and silence speak

The Christmas Island Boat Tragedy on 15 December 2010 was the worst disaster in peacetime maritime h

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Aboriginal Family History Sessions

Join State Library staff from the Storylines program to learn more about Aboriginal family history r

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Curry Nights- World Curry Fest

Indian, Thai, Sri Lankan, Jamaican, Philippines, African, Malaysian, Japanese, Chinese, Nepalese and

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Experience our City's Heart of Gold 2020

Embark on an interactive adventure to unearth Western Australia's heart of gold and mining history i

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From Tent to Total Patient Care The Story of Western Australia's First Hospital 2020

Join us at the Royal Perth Hospital Museum for a special weekend opening. The Museum takes visitors

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Storytelling with Glenn Swift 2020

Join us with master storyteller Glenn Swift as he recounts how the Quokkas came to Rottnest and othe

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The Nostalgia Open The Box Day 2020

The Nostalgia Box is Australia's first and only video game console museum. This is a chance not only

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Parliament House 2020

Unlock the history and beauty of this iconic 'House on the Hill' and join a tour of Parliament House

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Getting Around our Growing City 2020

It's hard to choose a favourite item from a collection including thousands of photographs and docume

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