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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:


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 »


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.


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 »

Sarah Grunstein to perform J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations

August 1st, 2016

October 20, 2016toOctober 25, 2016




Sarah Grunstein, internationally acclaimed Australian pianist, to perform J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations in Sydney and Melbourne.  These two concerts are a rare opportunity to hear one of Australia’s finest pianists.

  •  Melbourne Recital Centre, Salon Thursday 20 October 2016
  • Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room Tuesday 25 October 2016 Continue Reading »

Conviction by Zoey Dawson Northcote Town Hall

July 20th, 2016

July 23, 2016toAugust 6, 2016



* MELBOURNE Live Theatre

Darebin Arts Speakeasy & The Zoey Louise Moonbeam Dawson Shakespeare Companypresent the world premiere of CONVICTION Written by Zoey Dawson Director and Dramaturg Declan Greene

  • 23 July – 6 August, 7.30pm
  • Northcote Town Hall

Boite Millennium Chorus Windrush at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne – One night only

June 14th, 2016

July 23, 2016



BOITE MILLENNIUM CHORUS - WINDRUSH –  300 SINGERS ON STAGE AT HAMER HALL for ONE NIGHT ONLY!  The thematic inspiration for this year’s concert is the story of migration from Jamaica to post war UK. Geoffrey’s original compositions tell the personal tale of his parent’s journey, emigrating from sunny Jamaica to cold and dreary London.

  • 23 JULY, 2016 @ 7.30PM

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Monash University Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) what’s on June – September 2016

June 14th, 2016

June 14, 2016toSeptember 1, 2016



Monash University Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) presents Wood Metal and Vibrating Air – an up close piano series featuring Andrea Keller

  • 21 June 2016 at 7.30pm  ANDREA KELLER  Solo Piano & Loops  
  • 14 July 2016 - SIMON TEDESCHI  Tedeschi plays Gershwin
  • 9 August 2016 -  LISA MOORE Soft/Loud
  • 1 September 2016  - TAMARA SMOLYAR Premieres

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The Abduction from the Seraglio at Monash University

March 8th, 2016

March 19, 2016



Melbourne Opera Presents: The Abduction from the Seraglio at Monash University (School of Music Auditorium) on


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