The sun is shining in most states around Australia this week and we have found free activities
for you to make the most of spring.


Monday September 22- Wednesday October 1
The Royal Melbourne ShowMonday September 22-  Saturday October 4
The Fringe Club
North Melbourne Town Hall
Doors: 9pm

All week there will be comedy, arts, cabaret, dance and activity galore in the city of Melbourne as part of the Fringe Festival. Most events are free of charge. Have a squizz at their calander here at

Monday September 22- Sunday October 5
The Shrine of Remembrance Family Audio Tour

Monday September 22- Sunday November 30
Be a Bug Explorer- A self guided tour around the zoo
Melbourne Zoo
This is a free event. General admission fees to the Zoo apply. Kids are free every weekend, all Victorian Government school holidays and public holidays.

Wednesday September 24
Golgotha Motel
Smoky Seas & Dane Naoum
Wesley Anne Bandroom

Wednesday September 24
Mo’Soul Kitchen feat.Fulton Street
Ding Dong Lounge, City

Futlton Street

Thursday September 25
Reel Talk
Reel Talk is a double bill event featuring writer, producer, and actor Michael Robinson (The Opposite of Velocity and Blame) and writer Chris Anastassiades (Yolngu Boy, Hating Alison Ashley and The Kings of Mykonos)
RMIT City Campus
394 Swanston Street

Friday September 26
The AFL Grand Final Parade
The parade will commence at 12 pm in St Kilda Road, adjacent to the Arts Centre. It will wind its way north onto Swanston Street, before turning right into Collins Street.
Saturday September 27
mOVe! End of Year Symphonic Showcase
Doors: 1pm-3pm
Melbourne Town Hall


Monday September 22- Sunday October 12
Floriade Festival
Commonwealth Park

Floriade 2014Tuesday September 23
ACT Comedy Open Mic Night
The Front Gallery & Cafe

Wednesday September 24
Floriade Nightfest (6.30pm-10.30pm)
Commonwealth Park

 Monday September 22-Wednesday December 24
Exhibition:Lag | Meta | Aus: Home in the Torres Strait
First Australians Focus Gallery, National Museum of Australia

Linocut of a diving helmet with intricate patterns

Monday September 22- Sunday November 30
Exhibition: Anzac Voices
Australian War Memorial

A member of the 2nd Battalion carrying on with his correspondence in the mud


Monday September 22- Sunday October 12
Exhibition: Art & About: Australian Life
St James walkway, Hyde Park North

Art & About 2014: Australian Life

Thursday September 25
Liam Matson+Winters End+Fade In Mona Lisa+Fields of Mars+ The Owls
Bull & Bush Hotel

Thursday September 25
Hip Hop Rap with Mako+Wassupski (JAP)+Shantan Wantan Ichiban+Suburban Dark+ DJ Mitsu The Beats (JAP)
Goodgod Small Club, Chinatown Sydney

Thursday September 25
Them Dreamers with Bonez+Creo
Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (Gallery Bar)

Friday  September 26
Album Launch with Michael Roxborough+The Conversations+The Balkan Grill+ The Belle Havens (Album Launch)
The Exchange Hotel, Darlinghurst – Spectrum Bar

 Friday September 26
Mr. Black & Blues
Lewisham Hotel, Lewisham

Saturday September 27
Surry Hills Festival
Surry Hills Library

2014 Surry Hills Festival - an event of Stories, Love & Tales

Saturday September 27
Green Square Markets (9am-2pm)
Joynton Park

Green Square Markets

Saturday September 27
Coogee Diggers, Coogee

Sunday September
Dr Goddard with Firesaint+The Citradels +Bad Valley+The Grease Arrestor+Dead Radio+The Dandelion+The Grand Rapids (7″ Single Launch)
Frankie’s Pizza By The Slice


Monday September 22- Saturday 27 September
Brisbane Festival
There are lots of free things to see and do as part of the Brisbane Festival. It runs all week.

Friday September 26
Knockoff Friday Comedy
Turbine Platform, Brisbane Powerhouse

Saturday September 27
Jan Power’s Farmers Market (6am-12pm)
Powerhouse Plaza, Brisbane Powerhouse

power house markets
Sunday September 28
Pop-Up Suitcase Rummage (12pm-5pm)
Powerhouse Plaza, Brisbane Powerhouse

Sunday September 28
Livespark music featuring Sahara BeckCat Canteri’s Electric Band
Turbine Platform, Brisbane Powerhouse


Tuesday September 23
Acoustic club
The Metro

Wednesday September 24
jack knife, C&L sounds + guests
The Metro

Sunday September 28
Can: Do 4 Kids 140th Community Fair
Townsend House


Monday September 22- Tuesday September 30
Kings Park Festival
Kings Park and Botanic Gardens
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Tuesday September 23
Richmond Street Records Label Launch
The Bird


Sunday September 28
Perth Upmarket
The University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Hall