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Australian Geographic Society Award Winners 2016

November 11th, 2016



*AGS Awards

AGSociety Gala Awards Ceremony 2016 photos and story

Three Australians under the age of 20 take out awards at the AGSociety’s Gala Awards Ceremony in 2016.

Australian Geographic Society Gala Awards 2016 photos and story.

Australian Geographic Society Gala Award winners 2016. Click on the winners’ names for more information.

Lifetime of Adventure

Ron Allum

Sponsored by APT

Lifetime of Conservation

Robyn Williams

Sponsored by Odyssey Travel

Adventurer of the Year

Michael Smith

Sponsored by Bremont

Conservationist of the Year

Tim Jarvis, AM

Young Adventurer of the Year

Jade Hameister

Sponsored by World Expeditions

Young Conservationist of the Year

Joshua Gilbert

Spirit of Adventure

Brian Freeman

Alyssa Azar

Lachlan Smart 

Congratulations to all the winners! 

And thank you to the sponsors of the AG Society Awards:


Greek Film Festival 2016 Sydney – now in its 23rd year

October 11th, 2016

October 12, 2016 12:00 amtoOctober 23, 2016 12:00 am



* SYDNEY Greek Film Festival


The Delphi Bank 23rd Greek Film Festival Announces 2016 Program 

Sydney’s Greek Film Festival features everything from love stories Worlds Apart and The Lobster, to icy thriller Blind Sun, a retrospective on Greece’s very own Charlie Chaplin, Thanasis Veggos, and a locally produced documentary on dope, A Life of its Own: The Truth about Medical Marijuana, The Delphi Bank 23rd Greek Film Festival (GFF) shines a light on Greek perspectives from around the world.

  • Wednesday 12 October – Sunday 23 October, 2016
  • Palace Norton Street, 99 Norton Street, Leichhardt, NSW 2040

Greek Film Festival – 17 films and 16 shorts including many award winning features and documentaries will screen 12 to 23 October 2016 at Leichhardt’s Palace Norton Street Cinema, with tickets on sale today at www.greekfilmfestival.com.au.  Traversing past, present and future, Greece’s modern storytellers will demonstrate their ancient forbearers’ theatrical edge in a range of exhilarating films.   Continue Reading »


Muriel’s Wedding The Musical

September 29th, 2016

November 6, 2017toDecember 30, 2017



Muriel’s Wedding The Musical is based on the internationally popular 1994 motion picture ‘Muriel’s Wedding’ (written and directed by PJ Hogan, produced by Lynda House and Jocelyn Moorhouse), Muriel’s Wedding The Musical will be directed by Simon Phillips (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Love Never Dies, and, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead).

  • 6 November to 30 December, 2017
    Roslyn Packer Theatre

“Muriel’s Wedding” was one of the most popular Australian movies of all time and  starred Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Jeanie Drynan, Sophie Lee, and Bill Hunter. Continue Reading »


Victoria College of the Arts Travelling Exhibition of 10 Mokuhanga Artists

September 29th, 2016

October 4, 2016toOctober 15, 2016



MELBOURNE Art Exhibitions

Victoria College of the Arts Travelling Exhibition of 10 Mokuhanga Artists
Artists: Hiroki Satake, Katsutoshi Yuasa, Michiko Hamada, Yuuna Tanii, Ayumi Ohira, Chihiro Taki, Kazuki Sakai, Shoji Miyamoto, Misaki Oguro, Yuki Kashiwagi.

  • 4-15 October 2016

One outcome of the Second International Mokuhanga Conference Tokyo 2014, was to establish an international exchange relationship between printmedia workshops and residencies. Victorian College of the Arts extended an invitation to MI-LAB (Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory), to host fragile story, an exhibition based on the idea that today’s society, which should have a strong sense of wisdom and reason built through history, is inherently unstable. Continue Reading »


Sculpture by the Sea 2016 Bondi

September 29th, 2016

October 20, 2016toNovember 6, 2016



* SYDNEY  (Bondi) Sculpture

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, the world’s largest annual free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, returning to the spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk.

  • 20 October – 6 November 2016

The 20th year will see the stunning coastline walk (newly repaired following storm damage) transformed into a 2km long temporary sculpture park. More than 100 works by Australian and international artists will be showcased this year, including artists from Asia, Europe, New Zealand, South America, UK and the USA. Continue Reading »


Mudgee Wine & Food Festival 2016 Balmoral Beach

August 2nd, 2016




Mudgee Wine & Food Festival Returns to Balmoral Beach 
Balmoral Beach will transform again into Sydney’s iconic pop-up wine destination for the 26th annual Mudgee Wine & Food Festival.  Drawing thousands of food and wine lovers from across Sydney, the Mudgee Wine & Food Festival will span the entire foreshore of Balmoral Beach and provide Sydneysiders the opportunity to meet the growers from a number of the finest food and wine produced in the Mudgee region.  So gather the tribe, friends, parents, neighbours and kids and come along for a fabulous day by the sea while tasting the best wines Mudgee has to offer.

Archibald Prize 2016 Exclusive Victorian Exhibition

August 2nd, 2016

October 14, 2016toNovember 27, 2016




Art Gallery of Ballarat  – Australia’s oldest and largest regional gallery – is proud to be the exclusive Victorian venue for the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ touring exhibition of Australia’s favourite art award, the 2016 Archibald Prize – tickets on sale now.


Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical

August 1st, 2016

September 22, 2016toOctober 22, 2016




Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical World Premiere production at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre starring David Campbell as the Grammy award-winning singer and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin.

  • Sydney Lyric Theatre from 22 September 2016 for a strictly limited season Continue Reading »

Museum Victoria What’s On

August 1st, 2016

August 1, 2016toAugust 30, 2016



Discover the Night Sky, Jurassic Dinosaur Disco, Weekend Workshops and more for kids as well as their parents.
Discover the Night Sky | Astronomy Classes


Lea Salonga to perform Melbourne and Sydney

August 1st, 2016

February 3, 2017toFebruary 8, 2017




Lea Salonga, Tony® and Olivier Award winning star,  will return to Australia in February 2017 marking her Sydney Opera House debut with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. She will also perform concerts at Arts Centre Melbourne with Orchestra Victoria. In Australia Lea will wow audiences with Broadway hits and movie greats including hit songs from Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Aladdin, Mulan, Frozen and A Little Night Music amongst others.

  • Sydney Opera House Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th February 2017
  • Arts Centre Melbourne on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th February 2017 Continue Reading »

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