Sidelining citizens when deciding on transport projects is asking for trouble

Victorians who opposed the East West Link before the November 2014 election would have felt not much had changed when the new government announced the West Gate Tunnel in March 2015.  Courtney Biggs/AAP Citizen engagement is, or should be, central to city planning. When it...

Celebrate Social Inclusion Week at Merry & Bright on Sunday 26th November, Deakin Edge

Merry & Bright, the School of Hard Knocks final concert for 2017 is presented on Sunday 26 November from 2pm at Deakin Edge. This concert takes place in Social Inclusion Week, an annual initiative, which was created in 2009, by the Founding Artistic Director...

The Australian Road Crew Association (ARCA) releases incredibly rare recordings – New Desk Tape Series

Now rare and classic Aussie tracks will help the roadies who supported the bands who recorded them The ARCA Desk Tape Series is an initiative of the Australian Road Crew Association (ARCA). ARCA is an Australia-wide not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the welfare of live...

Come and enjoy our great Australian music at Australian Songbook, this Sunday at Collingwood Town Hall!

In celebration of Australian Music Month, THECHO!R will present their next sensational concert.  Australian Songbook on Sunday November 19th at 3pm in the Collingwood Town Hall. Dr Jonathon Welch AM, Artistic Director of THECHO!R explains "this will be a truly special concert of popular, new...

AFRICA (To drink or not to drink, that is the question)

Did you know that Africa is the second driest continent after Australia? True fact. Water in any country is the “Root of Life” and a basic human right , but for many of the worlds most vulnerable people, water pollution is a daily crisis faced...

LACHLAN “A BLEEDING LOVE STORY”

There is so little known about Haemophilia , a genetic condition that causes abnormal bleeding. Derived from the Greek words ‘Haima’ (blood) and ‘philia’ (a tendency toward) Haemophilia is a bleeding disorder caused by a gene mutation. Your blood doesn’t clot properly, and this makes...

Melbourne International Singers Festival is proud to present Fantastic Festival Concerts on Sunday June 11th

Melbourne International Singers Festival is proud to present fantastic concerts in the Melbourne Recital Centre, featuring a selection of guest choirs and artists from our Festival! Please check our website for our full Festival program. An unforgettable weekend of musical experiences!!! #MISF17

Free to the Public Information & Support

Evenings for Family & Friends of Drug or Alcohol addicted loved ones Support & Education Evening for Families and Friends Affected by Drug or Alcohol Addiction The First Step Program is proud to announce a series of Information and Support evenings tailored towards families and friends...

There’s cause for celebration and concern in how Australians are giving to charity

Roughly 60% of donors to Australian charities give on the spur of the moment Some 80.8% of adult Australians – 14.9 million of us – contributed financially to charities and non-profit organisations in 2015-16. At A$12.5 billion, total giving was well up from $4.7...

Be inspired and make a real difference at Hand In Hand – a Celebration of Courage, Joy & Love!

Presented by School of Hard Knocks Melbourne Town Hall, Saturday 10th December, 3pm Do you long to listen to beautiful arias from your favourite operas, groove to gospel and swoon to classics that you know and love? Do you want to celebrate this Christmas just a...