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Upcoming Shows

Risky Business (Malthouse) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 26, 2018

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

An audio-describer, a short statured performer, a wheelchair-using actor, and an award-winning poet with Marfan Syndrome take to the stage. What could possibly go wrong?

Risky Business (Malthouse) [Melbourne]
Josephine Wants to Dance [Penrith, NSW]
Friday April 27, 2018

Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Q Theatre, Penrith NSW

Josephine Wants to Dance is a story about dreams, believing in yourself … and a dancing kangaroo

Josephine Wants to Dance [Penrith, NSW]
Kaleidoscope [Sydney]
Friday April 27, 2018

The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Discover a joyous, uplifting circus experience that is sure to captivate the whole family.

Kaleidoscope [Sydney]
The Wizard of Oz [Adelaide]
Friday April 27, 2018

Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, South Australia SA

Don’t miss your chance to rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat featuring over 40 on stage!

The Wizard of Oz [Adelaide]
Billionaire Boy [Sydney]
Saturday April 28, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Everyone assumes Joe’s money has bought him happiness, but what he really needs is a friend.

Billionaire Boy [Sydney]
Priscilla Queen of the Desert [Melbourne]
Saturday April 28, 2018

The Regent Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

Based on the Oscar-winning film, PRISCILLA is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert [Melbourne]
Big Dance 2018 – Federation Square [Melbourne]
Sunday April 29, 2018

Federation Square, Melbourne VIC

A celebration of dance for all ages and all levels of ability.

Big Dance 2018 - Federation Square [Melbourne]
Big Dance 2018 – Melba Park, Lilydale [Melbourne]
Sunday April 29, 2018

Melba Park, Lilydale VIC

A celebration of dance for all ages and all levels of ability.

Big Dance 2018 - Melba Park, Lilydale [Melbourne]
Big Dance 2018 – Victory Park, Castlemaine [Melbourne]
Sunday April 29, 2018

Victory Park, Castlemaine VIC

A celebration of dance for all ages and all levels of ability.

Big Dance 2018 - Victory Park, Castlemaine [Melbourne]
Mamma Mia [Sydney]
Sunday April 29, 2018

Capitol Theatre, Haymarket NSW

(Limited Tickets!) On the eve of her wedding, Sophie’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

Mamma Mia [Sydney]
Your President, Eileen Myles (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 2, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

An undeniable, unclassifiable and prolific talent, Eileen Myles writes poetry, fiction (most famously, Chelsea Girls), non-fiction and art criticism.

Your President, Eileen Myles (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Helen Garner’s Savage Self-Scrutiny (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Thursday May 3, 2018

City Recital Hall, Sydney New South Wales

As part of Sydney Writers’ Festival

Helen Garner’s Savage Self-Scrutiny (Sydney Writers' Festival) [Sydney]
The Future of Russia (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Thursday May 3, 2018

City Recital Hall, Sydney New South Wales

Award–winning Putin biographer and The Future is Historyauthor Masha Gessen joins a Moscow-based correspondent and a former Russia correspondent, Monica Attard, to examine the future of Russia

The Future of Russia (Sydney Writers' Festival) [Sydney]
Katy Tur: Unbelievable (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Friday May 4, 2018

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW

Katy joins Leigh Sales to discuss her darkly comic campaign memoir, Unbelievable, and how she withstood the opprobrium of the most erratic presidential candidate in US history.

Katy Tur: Unbelievable (Sydney Writers' Festival) [Sydney]
Hello, Beautiful! [Melbourne]
Friday May 4, 2018

Theatre Works, St Kilda

Hannie Rayson’s one-woman show Hello, Beautiful! This hilarious and personal evening with one of Australia’s best-loved playwrights will make you feel as if you’ve been listening to stories told by your new best friend.

Hello, Beautiful! [Melbourne]
SWF Gala: Power (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Friday May 4, 2018

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW

SWF Gala: Power: Line-up of up to 6 writers speaking on power 

SWF Gala: Power (Sydney Writers' Festival) [Sydney]
Jeff Kinney of Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Saturday May 5, 2018

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW

Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of the hugely popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

Jeff Kinney of Diary of a Wimpy Kid  (Sydney Writers' Festival) [Sydney]
This is not a Moment, it’s a Movement (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Saturday May 5, 2018

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW

In this headline Festival event, three prominent voices team up to share their unique perspectives on the #MeToo movement

This is not a Moment, it’s a Movement (Sydney Writers' Festival) [Sydney]
Julia Gillard: On Power and Gender (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Saturday May 5, 2018

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW

Ms Gillard’s memoir is called My Story.

Julia Gillard: On Power and Gender (Sydney Writers' Festival) [Sydney]
Twelfth Night [Queensland]
Monday May 7, 2018

The Playhouse, QPAC, South Bank QLD

After the twelfth night, the land of Illyria will never be the same. 

Twelfth Night [Queensland]
Junot Diaz (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday May 7, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

With tremendous charm, pathos and irony, Díaz’s fiction explores questions of diasporic identity, exclusion and belonging.

Junot Diaz (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Jennifer Egan (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 8, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

At the Athenaeum Theatre in May, plunge into a discussion of history, hope and American upheaval with this exceptional author.

Jennifer Egan (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Luke Heggie – Tiprat [Sydney]
Thursday May 10, 2018

The Factory Theatre, Marrickville NSW

‘A unique, powerful and insightful Australian comic voice. 4½ STARS – Sydney Morning Herald

Luke Heggie - Tiprat [Sydney]
Ruby’s Wish (Schools Groups) [Melbourne]
Friday May 11, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

An overactive imagination just might save your life!

Ruby's Wish (Schools Groups) [Melbourne]
Summer of The Seventeenth Doll [Perth]
Friday May 11, 2018

Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth WA

‘The Doll’ is the ultimate ‘sex in the city’ saga – seething with passion, disappointment and heartbreak, where not even love can protect those who refuse to see the realities of the changing world around them.

Summer of The Seventeenth Doll [Perth]
Summer of The Seventeenth Doll [Perth]
Friday May 11, 2018

Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth WA

‘The Doll’ is the ultimate ‘sex in the city’ saga – seething with passion, disappointment and heartbreak, where not even love can protect those who refuse to see the realities of the changing world around them.

Summer of The Seventeenth Doll [Perth]
VCE Top Acts 2018 [Melbourne]
Friday May 11, 2018

Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank Victoria

The grand finale of the VCE Season of Excellence 2018, Top Acts showcases extraordinary performances by VCE composers, dancers, musicians and actors.

VCE Top Acts 2018 [Melbourne]
Mothers Ruin [Sydney]
Friday May 11, 2018

Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Women. Gin. Secrets. 

Mothers Ruin [Sydney]
Creature – An Adaptation of Dot and the Kangaroo [Melbourne]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

“This is so stunningly beautiful and touching “children” of all ages should come away with a smile” – Susan Hetherington, ABC

Creature - An Adaptation of Dot and the Kangaroo [Melbourne]
Aladdin [Brisbane]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Lyric Theatre, QPAC, South Brisbane QLD

Aladdin will sweep you into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance.

Aladdin [Brisbane]
Ruby’s Wish [Melbourne]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

An overactive imagination just might save your life!

Ruby's Wish [Melbourne]
Inclusive Cultures [Sydney]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

How can we move beyond the frames of disability and access? In the arts, what does inclusive practice really look like?

Inclusive Cultures [Sydney]
Two Jews Walk Into a Theatre…[Sydney]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Whether doting or distant, joker or tyrant, a father is a terrible weight to carry around.

Two Jews Walk Into a Theatre…[Sydney]
This Alien Nation (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

In an increasingly connected world where the question of immigration is often an anxious or heated one, being a newcomer can be uncomfortable, funny and weird. But it also makes for some great stories.

This Alien Nation (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Almost Face To Face [Queensland]
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Sandgate Town Hall, Sandgate Queensland

Moving, brutal, dark and funny, this new work about indulgent creative chaos and lives on-the-very-edge, asks – is it ever too late to finally face up to what you have become?

Almost Face To Face [Queensland]
The Children (STC) [Sydney]
Thursday May 17, 2018

Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

The play has been the toast of London and is on its way to Broadway. In it, Kirkwood creates a touching and richly detailed study of three people coming to grips with choices they made decades ago.

The Children (STC) [Sydney]
Apokolypsis (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Friday May 18, 2018

The Substation, Newport Victoria

Four performers. One hundred apocalypses. Sixty minutes.

Apokolypsis (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
PAW Patrol Live [Sydney]
Sunday May 20, 2018

ICC Sydney Theatre, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW

X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure!”

PAW Patrol Live [Sydney]
The Shifting Heart [Brisbane]
Friday May 25, 2018

Chelmer Community Centre, Chelmer , Brisbane QLD

This story follows the life of an Italian family attempting to make a new life in Australia, in the aftermath of World War II.

The Shifting Heart [Brisbane]
PAW Patrol Live [Adelaide]
Monday May 28, 2018

Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Hindmarsh SA

X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure!”

PAW Patrol Live [Adelaide]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 30, 2018

Howler Bar, Brunswick VIC

Join a diverse line up of stars and strangers for a night of queer stories, unexpected tales of lives well lived and battles fought, pride, prejudice, love and humour, hosted by Maeve Marsden.

Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
PAW Patrol Live [Perth]
Sunday June 3, 2018

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth WA

X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure!”

PAW Patrol Live [Perth]
The Longest Minute [Queensland]
Monday June 4, 2018

Cremorne Theatre, QPC, South Brisbane QLD

One football club, one family, and one unforgettable NRL Grand Final!

The Longest Minute [Queensland]
Beautiful [Melbourne]
Saturday June 9, 2018

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

The inspirational true story of Carole King’s remarkable rise from teenage songwriter to global superstar.

Beautiful [Melbourne]
PAW Patrol Live [Melbourne]
Monday June 11, 2018

Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne VIC 3001

X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure!”

PAW Patrol Live [Melbourne]
Hugh Mackay On The Good Society (TSOL) [Sydney]
Tuesday June 12, 2018

Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney NSW

Hugh Mackay is Australia’s leading social researcher, and the author of eighteen books

Hugh Mackay On The Good Society (TSOL) [Sydney]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Perth]
Saturday June 16, 2018

Perth Arena, Perth WA

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Perth]
The Mathematics of Longing [Queensland]
Wednesday June 20, 2018

Roundhouse Theatre, Kelvin Grove QLD

The Mathematics of Longing is a love story of whimsical delight and earnest gravity;

The Mathematics of Longing [Queensland]
Brothers Wreck [Melbourne]
Friday June 22, 2018

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

Ruben is full of anger and dancing on the edge. His sister Adele has already lost one brother, and will not lose another.

Brothers Wreck [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Adelaide]
Saturday June 23, 2018

Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Hindmarsh SA

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Adelaide]
The Wizard of Oz [Melbourne]
Friday June 29, 2018

The Regent Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

Don’t miss your chance to rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat featuring over 40 on stage!

The Wizard of Oz [Melbourne]
House of Bernarda Alba [Melbourne]
Saturday June 30, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

One of Australia’s most eminent and awarded playwrights takes Lorca’s classic tragedy out of the villages of Spain and into the heat of rural Western Australia.

House of Bernarda Alba [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Brisbane]
Saturday June 30, 2018

Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall QLD

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Brisbane]
Play School Concert [Brisbane]
Sunday July 1, 2018

Kedron Wavell Services Club, Chermside QLD

Watch classic nursery rhyme characters magically come to life as the pages of the storybook are turned in this exciting new production, ‘Once Upon A Time’.

Play School Concert [Brisbane]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Melbourne]
Friday July 6, 2018

Hisense Arena, Melbourne Victoria

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Melbourne]
Little Hoo Haa [Perth]
Saturday July 7, 2018

Dolphin Theatre, Crawley 6009 Perth

The Little HOO-HAA! is improvised comedy at its finest and funniest.

Little Hoo Haa [Perth]
The Events [Perth]
Saturday July 7, 2018

Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth WA

Catherine McClements (Water Rats, Rush), plays Claire, a vicar and leader of a community choir that meet regularly. When a young man enters the hall and opens fire, her beloved community – and the ideals that sustain it – is blown apart.

The Events [Perth]
The Events [Perth]
Saturday July 7, 2018

Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth WA

Catherine McClements (Water Rats, Rush), plays Claire, a vicar and leader of a community choir that meet regularly. When a young man enters the hall and opens fire, her beloved community – and the ideals that sustain it – is blown apart.

The Events [Perth]
Wilde Creatures [Sydney]
Tuesday July 10, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Come on a fantastic journey through palaces, forests and beyond in this exciting new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s fairy tales.

Wilde Creatures [Sydney]
The Talk (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday July 12, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria

The Talk is a terribly undomesticated evening. It’s one account of what happens when you start talking about sex with your family: what ‘the talk’ is, and what it shouldn’t be.

The Talk (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Newcastle]
Saturday July 14, 2018

Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Broadmeadow NSW 2292

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Newcastle]
Good Muslim Boy [Queensland]
Monday July 16, 2018

Cremorne Theatre, QPC, South Brisbane QLD

Limited Seats! An irreverent but tender memoir of a father, a son and a question of faith.

Good Muslim Boy [Queensland]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Sydney]
Thursday July 19, 2018

Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park NSW

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Sydney]
Josephine Wants to Dance [Perth]
Friday July 20, 2018

Octagon Theatre, Perth, Crawley 6009 WA

Josephine Wants to Dance is a story about dreams, believing in yourself … and a dancing kangaroo

Josephine Wants to Dance [Perth]
The Hunting of the Snark [Sydney]
Friday July 20, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Come on an impossible voyage to find the mythical snark in the wonderful world of Lewis Carroll.

The Hunting of the Snark [Sydney]
ZEB – A GENDER ODYSSEY [Tasmania]
Friday July 20, 2018

Theatre Royal, Hobart TAS

If you’re not sure if you’re a man, or a woman, how do you survive when the world expects you to tick just one box?

ZEB - A GENDER ODYSSEY [Tasmania]
War of the Worlds: the Panic Broadcast by HG Wells as adapted by Joe Landry [Brisbane]
Saturday July 28, 2018

Chelmer Community Centre, Chelmer , Brisbane QLD

Ladies and gentlemen, we interrupt our program of dance music to bring you a special bulletin…’.

War of the Worlds: the Panic Broadcast by HG Wells as adapted by Joe Landry [Brisbane]
Contest (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday August 2, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria

A sweaty play about the petty and the profound, the mundane and the mythic, Contest asks how we might be with each other if we don’t have to win.

Contest (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Jasper Jones [Queensland]
Monday August 6, 2018

Cremorne Theatre, QPC, South Brisbane QLD

The smash-hit stage adaptation of the classic Australia coming-of-age mystery.

Jasper Jones [Queensland]
 Lysa & The Freeborn Dames [Queensland]
Wednesday August 8, 2018

Roundhouse Theatre, Kelvin Grove QLD

Aristophanes crossed with a girl group power-ballad served with a plate of your Grandma’s best CWA scones. 

 Lysa & The Freeborn Dames [Queensland]
Play School Concert [Adelaide]
Friday August 10, 2018

Norwood Concert Hall, Norwood SA 5067

Watch classic nursery rhyme characters magically come to life as the pages of the storybook are turned in this exciting new production, ‘Once Upon A Time’.

Play School Concert [Adelaide]
An Ideal Husband [Melbourne]
Saturday August 11, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Successful politician Sir Robert Chiltern has it all – money, power and the love of his adoring wife. But when the mysterious Mrs Cheveley threatens to expose a dark secret from his past, will his reputation, career and marriage be ruined?

An Ideal Husband [Melbourne]
Oil Babies (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday August 16, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria

Blending lyrical, rapid-fire text with poetic imagery and domestic drama, Oil Babies is a dangerous, pithy and at times comedic work that speaks directly to the concerns we hold now.

Oil Babies (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
The Long Forgotten Dream (STC) [Sydney]
Thursday August 23, 2018

Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

You can’t bury the past. This is a sweeping family story that examines four generations of history in a rural community.

The Long Forgotten Dream (STC) [Sydney]
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium – Schools Performance [Melbourne]
Thursday September 6, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

Erth’s prehistoric creatures are unmistakably ‘alive’ and mostly friendly, in this fun, educational and unique performance that will delight all audiences from ages 5 years and up.  

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium - Schools Performance [Melbourne]
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium (Families Performance) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 9, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

Erth’s prehistoric creatures are unmistakably ‘alive’ and mostly friendly, in this fun, educational and unique performance that will delight all audiences from ages 5 years and up.  

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium (Families Performance) [Melbourne]
Play School Concert [Perth]
Monday September 10, 2018

Morley Sport and Recreation Centre, Morley WA

Watch classic nursery rhyme characters magically come to life as the pages of the storybook are turned in this exciting new production, ‘Once Upon A Time’.

Play School Concert [Perth]
Blasted [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

Blasted will give Malthouse Theatre audiences the chance to experience the power and controversy of Sarah Kane, and the play that shook the world.

Blasted [Melbourne]
The Harp in the South – Part 1 (STC) [Sydney]
Monday September 24, 2018

Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay NSW

A great Australian novel. A landmark theatre event. A portrait of Sydney as it once was.

The Harp in the South - Part 1 (STC) [Sydney]
The Harp in the South – Part 2 (STC) [Sydney]
Monday September 24, 2018

Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay NSW

The world premieres of The Harp in the South: Part One and The Harp in the South: Part Two are designed to be enjoyed as one unforgettable, epic theatrical experience.

The Harp in the South - Part 2 (STC) [Sydney]
Outside Mullingar [Brisbane]
Friday September 28, 2018

Chelmer Community Centre, Chelmer , Brisbane QLD

Poetic, uplifting, dark, and funny, Outside Mullingar is a compassionate work about how sometimes the very things we’re looking for happen to be right in front of us the whole time.

Outside Mullingar [Brisbane]
Play School Concert [Sydney]
Monday October 1, 2018

Sydney Boys College The Great Hall, Moore Park NSW 2021

Watch classic nursery rhyme characters magically come to life as the pages of the storybook are turned in this exciting new production, ‘Once Upon A Time’.

Play School Concert [Sydney]
Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories [Sydney]
Saturday October 6, 2018

The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Discover the truly magnificent story of an impossibly small man with an enormous love for writing.

Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories [Sydney]
The Snow Dragon [Sydney]
Thursday October 11, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

The perfect theatre show for little children with big imaginations.

The Snow Dragon [Sydney]
Accidental Death of an Anarchist (STC) [Sydney]
Thursday October 11, 2018

Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

A play as absurd and paranoid as the times in which we live (and features an all-female cast led by some of the country’s funniest comedians!)

Accidental Death of an Anarchist (STC) [Sydney]
Yo Diddle Diddle [Sydney]
Sunday October 14, 2018

The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

A hilarious hip hop infused adventure of one cow and her desire to jump over the Moon.

Yo Diddle Diddle [Sydney]
Nearer The Gods [Queensland]
Monday October 15, 2018

Bille Brown Studio, Queensland Theatre Company, South Brisbane

Isaac Newton’s laws of motion are the foundation of countless human advancements. This is the story of how one of the greatest moments of scientific illumination almost didn’t happen. 

Nearer The Gods [Queensland]
Prize Fighter (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 18, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria

Get ringside for a rare theatrical combo: engrossing storytelling paired with the visceral thrill of live boxing.

Prize Fighter (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Neon Tiger [Queensland]
Wednesday November 14, 2018

Roundhouse Theatre, Kelvin Grove QLD

The adult gap-year you never knew you needed.

Neon Tiger [Queensland]
Hedda [Queensland]
Monday November 19, 2018

Bille Brown Studio, Queensland Theatre Company, South Brisbane

Logie Award-winning actor Danielle Cormack (Wentworth, Rake) is the Hedda we’ve all been waiting to see. Melissa Bubnic gives us a local version of the Henrik Ibsen classic that is as dangerous and surprising as its heroine.

Hedda [Queensland]
Ophelia [Melbourne]
Thursday November 22, 2018

Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray VIC

So you think you know Hamlet? A hilarious rethink of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy – only this time Ophelia gets all the best lines.

Ophelia [Melbourne]
Moral Panic (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday November 22, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria

This savage new performance work from the award-winning team behind GROUND CONTROL (Next Wave 2016) and ANGRY SEXX (Melbourne Fringe 2014), asks how do we tear down the monument of masculinity, and what tools can we find in the dirt?

Moral Panic (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Towards Zero [Brisbane]
Friday November 23, 2018

Chelmer Community Centre, Chelmer , Brisbane QLD

A nail-biting thriller – the play probes the psychology of jealousy in the shadow of a savage and brutal murder

Towards Zero [Brisbane]
Wodonga Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Sunday December 16, 2108

Willow Park, Wodonga Victoria

Wodonga Brass presents this traditional Carols by Candlelight.

Wodonga Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]

 

 

Past Shows

AFL Anzac Day Match – pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 25, 2018

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond VIC

Auslan interpreters will be present for pre and post match entertainment at the MCG.

AFL Anzac Day Match - pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Betty Grumble Love & Anger (MICF) [Melbourne]
Sunday April 22, 2018

The Coopers Malthouse, Merlyn Theatre, Southbank Melbourne

“Transformative and Wild! SEE GRUMBLE!” – Peaches 

Betty Grumble Love & Anger (MICF) [Melbourne]
The Gasometer Hotel [Melbourne]
Sunday April 22, 2018

The Gasometer Hotel, Collingwood Victoria

TBA

The Gasometer Hotel [Melbourne]
Antony and Cleopatra (Bell Shakespeare) [Canberra]
Saturday April 21, 2018

Canberra Theatre Centre – Playhouse, Canberra City ACT

The most famous couple that ever lived. Antony and Cleopatra.

Antony and Cleopatra (Bell Shakespeare) [Canberra]
ShoreShocked 2018 [North Sydney]
Saturday April 21, 2018

St Leonards Park, North Sydney NSW

Shoreshocked is an all-ages drug and alcohol free event held in National Youth Week each year

ShoreShocked 2018 [North Sydney]
PO PO MO CO – MICF [Melbourne]
Friday April 20, 2018

Trades Hall, Melbourne Victoria

Melbourne’s hottest queer comedy troupe, slathering audiences with intoxicating queer madness.

PO PO MO CO - MICF [Melbourne]
Sophie Willan (MICF) [Melbourne]
Friday April 20, 2018

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

Both brutally honest and gloriously unpredictable, UK rising star Sophie Willan makes bold, unapologetic work that is raucously funny and completely original.

Sophie Willan (MICF) [Melbourne]
78 Storey Treehouse – School Groups Only [Melbourne]
Friday April 20, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

It just keeps getting taller and taller!

78 Storey Treehouse - School Groups Only [Melbourne]
Larry Dean (MICF) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 19, 2018

Cube – ACMI, Melbourne

With a cheeky, charming and unique observational style, Larry explores his life as a working-class, gay Glaswegian with hilarious honesty

Larry Dean (MICF) [Melbourne]
The Talk (The Last Great Hunt) [Perth]
Thursday April 19, 2018

Subiaco Arts Centre, Subiaco WA 6008

More than just the birds and the bees. This fast-paced production examines what we say to teenagers about sex- and what we don’t.

The Talk (The Last Great Hunt) [Perth]
Martin Seligman On Hope & Helplessness (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 19, 2018

Plenary, MCEC, South Wharf Melbourne

In dark times, the idea of hope can seem revolutionary. Living in a dangerous, unpredictable and rapidly changing world can leave us feeling helpless. But there are reasons to be hopeful.

Martin Seligman On Hope & Helplessness (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Josephine Wants to Dance [Sydney]
Thursday April 19, 2018

Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre, Sydney NSW

Josephine Wants to Dance is a story about dreams, believing in yourself … and a dancing kangaroo

Josephine Wants to Dance [Sydney]
Wil Anderson – WILEGAL (MICF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 18, 2018

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

“Bravo. Go see it.” 5 stars! The Age

Wil Anderson – WILEGAL (MICF) [Melbourne]
The Listies Go For Bronze – 6pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Sunday April 15, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Part game-show, part Zumba class, part comedy routine, it’s a madcap, ridiculous and uproarious hour of interactive comedy. Expect toilet paper guns, beach balls and the worlds dirtiest pair of underpants!

The Listies Go For Bronze - 6pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
The Listies Go For Bronze – 4pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Sunday April 15, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Part game-show, part Zumba class, part comedy routine, it’s a madcap, ridiculous and uproarious hour of interactive comedy. Expect toilet paper guns, beach balls and the worlds dirtiest pair of underpants!

The Listies Go For Bronze - 4pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Kirsty Webeck (MICF) [Melbourne]
Saturday April 14, 2018

Imperial Hotel, Melbourne Victoria

Lately she has been realising that things aren’t always what she first thought they were and her brand new show I Get It Now is the hilarious culmination of these discoveries.

Kirsty Webeck (MICF) [Melbourne]
The Listies Go For Bronze – 6pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Saturday April 14, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Part game-show, part Zumba class, part comedy routine, it’s a madcap, ridiculous and uproarious hour of interactive comedy. Expect toilet paper guns, beach balls and the worlds dirtiest pair of underpants!

The Listies Go For Bronze - 6pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
The Listies Go For Bronze – 4pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Saturday April 14, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Part game-show, part Zumba class, part comedy routine, it’s a madcap, ridiculous and uproarious hour of interactive comedy. Expect toilet paper guns, beach balls and the worlds dirtiest pair of underpants!

The Listies Go For Bronze - 4pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
78 Storey Treehouse [Melbourne]
Saturday April 14, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

It just keeps getting taller and taller!

78 Storey Treehouse [Melbourne]
Foundations of Theatre Interpreting – WORKSHOP [Melbourne]
Saturday April 14, 2018 - Sunday April 15, 2018

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

This is a unique 2 day workshop for interpreters and language consultants.

Foundations of Theatre Interpreting - WORKSHOP [Melbourne]
Peter Singer On Life Choices (TSOL) [Sydney]
Friday April 13, 2018

Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney NSW

Acclaimed philosopher and author Peter Singer helps us navigate the ethics of our most fundamental life choices: how we eat, work, and give, as well as the decision whether to have (or have had) children.

Peter Singer On Life Choices (TSOL) [Sydney]
Steve Bugeja (MICF) [Melbourne]
Friday April 13, 2018

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

Immature? Unprepared? Scared of teenagers? Steve Bugeja was perfect for the job.

Steve Bugeja (MICF) [Melbourne]
Fin Taylor Lefty Tighty Righty Loosey (MICF) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 12, 2018

ACMI, Melbourne VIC

The Centre’s fallen out of Western politics. Fin Taylor picks it up, dusts it off and mounts a full attack on the present-day Left and its moral high ground.

Fin Taylor Lefty Tighty Righty Loosey (MICF) [Melbourne]
Mudcrabs Go Wild (MICF) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 12, 2018

Guild Theatre, Parkville

Join Mudcrabs as they present three one-act plays featuring the best comedy writing the University of Melbourne has to offer.

Mudcrabs Go Wild (MICF) [Melbourne]
Randy’s Anti-Crisis (MICF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 11, 2018

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

Randy quit comedy, found God and moved to the suburbs. Now he’s furious.

Randy's Anti-Crisis (MICF) [Melbourne]
Tommy Little – THE LAST KING OF STUPID (MICF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 11, 2018

The Forum Downstairs, Melbourne, VIC 3000 VIC

Tommy Little is as stupid as they come. Lucky for the rest of us stupid makes for great comedy

Tommy Little – THE LAST KING OF STUPID (MICF) [Melbourne]
Young African Commonwealth (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Wednesday April 11, 2018

Main Stage, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD

Kweku Mandela is your host for an incredible evening of African music – a live tour de force of the power of change, music and unity. 

Young African Commonwealth (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Cal Wilson – HINDSIGHT (MICF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 11, 2018

Banquet Room, Victoria Hote, Melbourne VIC

Cal’s made some awful decisions – relationships, jobs, the ‘90s. She’s made some great ones as well, she just didn’t realise at the time. People say that everything happens for a reason, but what if it’s just a terrible reason?

Cal Wilson – HINDSIGHT (MICF) [Melbourne]
Truth to Power Café (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Wednesday April 11, 2018

Truth to Power, The Avenue, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD

Over three nights, and before a live audience, 18 Gold Coast participants of all ages, beliefs and backgrounds have five minutes to respond to the question: Who has power over you and what do you want to say to them? 

Truth to Power Café (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Welcome to Sameville (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Tuesday April 10, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

In ‘Sameville’, you’ll find yourself right in the middle of the action, surrounded by people who dress the same, move the same, and act the same. You’ll meet several colourful characters and discover the truth about this mysterious place.

Welcome to Sameville (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Electric Lady (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Tuesday April 10, 2018

Main Stage, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD

Australia’s most powerful female fronted acts will feature in Electric Lady, for their first ever Queensland event.

Electric Lady (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Welcome to Sameville (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Tuesday April 10, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

In ‘Sameville’, you’ll find yourself right in the middle of the action, surrounded by people who dress the same, move the same, and act the same. You’ll meet several colourful characters and discover the truth about this mysterious place.

Welcome to Sameville (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Whales Tale – 3pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Tuesday April 10, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

A sick whale, a lost navigator, and ridiculous doctor, whatever could be the matter? Ever wonder what it’s like to be swallowed whole? You’re about to find out!

Whales Tale - 3pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Truth to Power Café (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Tuesday April 10, 2018

Truth to Power, The Avenue, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD

Over three nights, and before a live audience, 18 Gold Coast participants of all ages, beliefs and backgrounds have five minutes to respond to the question: Who has power over you and what do you want to say to them? 

Truth to Power Café (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Whales Tale – 12pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Tuesday April 10, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

A sick whale, a lost navigator, and ridiculous doctor, whatever could be the matter? Ever wonder what it’s like to be swallowed whole? You’re about to find out!

Whales Tale - 12pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Lost Lending Library (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Tuesday April 10, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Discover a remarkable way to inspire young minds in this immersive experience for children and their families.

Lost Lending Library (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
The 35th Annual Green Room Awards [Melbourne]
Monday April 9, 2018

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

Join Melbourne’s Arts Industry at the iconic Comedy Theatre on the 9th of April as they celebrate and applaud the achievements of their talented peers.

The 35th Annual Green Room Awards [Melbourne]
Sparkle in the Sand (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Monday April 9, 2018

Main Stage, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD

Kick off your heels, loafers or bedazzled thongs and relax into a very special evening of song, dance, laughter and delight with performers, athletes and speakers from across the Commonwealth.

Sparkle in the Sand (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Truth to Power Café (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Monday April 9, 2018

Truth to Power, The Avenue, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD

Over three nights, and before a live audience, 18 Gold Coast participants of all ages, beliefs and backgrounds have five minutes to respond to the question: Who has power over you and what do you want to say to them? 

Truth to Power Café (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Lost Lending Library (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Monday April 9, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Discover a remarkable way to inspire young minds in this immersive experience for children and their families.

Lost Lending Library (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Garfield: The Musical With Cattitude [Melbourne]
Monday April 9, 2018

Chapel Off Chapel, Prahran VIC

Fun for the whole family as Garfield tries and find adventure.

Garfield: The Musical With Cattitude [Melbourne]
The Travelling Sisters Toupé (MICF) [Melbourne]
Sunday April 8, 2018

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

Masterfully combining physical comedy, characters and original music, The Travelling Sisters are ‘insane geniuses of sketch comedy’.

The Travelling Sisters Toupé (MICF) [Melbourne]
Sally and Possum Live (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Sunday April 8, 2018

Satellite Stage (Festival Hub), South Brisbane QLD

Follow the fun adventures of Sally and Possum as they explore, discover and learn about the world around them using Auslan sign language.

Sally and Possum Live (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Lost Lending Library (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Sunday April 8, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Discover a remarkable way to inspire young minds in this immersive experience for children and their families.

Lost Lending Library (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Sally and Possum Live (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Sunday April 8, 2018

Satellite Stage (Festival Hub), South Brisbane QLD

Follow the fun adventures of Sally and Possum as they explore, discover and learn about the world around them using Auslan sign language.

Sally and Possum Live (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Jordan Shanks A Life: MT(MICF) [Melbourne]
Saturday April 7, 2018

Lithuanian Club, Melbourne, North Melbourne VIC

Jordan Shanks (friendlyjordies) is a satirist comedian, live radio host and YouTube video/podcast creator. 

Jordan Shanks A Life: MT(MICF) [Melbourne]
Geraldine Hickey – Plucky (MICF) [Melbourne]
Saturday April 7, 2018

Imperial Hotel, Melbourne Victoria

We’ve all got fears and anxieties, Geraldine is plucky enough to face hers.

Geraldine Hickey - Plucky (MICF) [Melbourne]
Emil and the Detective – 5pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Saturday April 7, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Emil and the Detectives is told by two skilled actors and is made complete with smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds and a cinematic score.

Emil and the Detective - 5pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Emil and the Detective – 3pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Saturday April 7, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Emil and the Detectives is told by two skilled actors and is made complete with smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds and a cinematic score.

Emil and the Detective - 3pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Ability Fest [Coburg, VIC]
Saturday April 7, 2018

Coburg Velodrome, Coburg VIC

A charity music festival with 100 percent of the proceeds going to help young Australians with disabilities across the country!

Ability Fest [Coburg, VIC]
Sally and Possum Live (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Saturday April 7, 2018

Satellite Stage (Festival Hub), South Brisbane QLD

Follow the fun adventures of Sally and Possum as they explore, discover and learn about the world around them using Auslan sign language.

Sally and Possum Live (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Sally and Possum Live (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Saturday April 7, 2018

Satellite Stage (Festival Hub), South Brisbane QLD

Follow the fun adventures of Sally and Possum as they explore, discover and learn about the world around them using Auslan sign language.

Sally and Possum Live (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Intimate Space (Gold Coast) [Queensland]
Friday April 6, 2018

Surfers Paradise Hilton, 6 Orchid Ave Surfers Paradise

Check-in has opened. Restless Dance invites audiences to a unique and enchanting performance where not all is as it seems.

Intimate Space (Gold Coast) [Queensland]
History Festival Launch [Adelaide]
Friday April 6, 2018

Drill Hall, Torrens Parade Ground, Adelaide SA

The History Festival is one of South Australia’s largest community events. See Special guest speaker Premier of South Australia the Hon Steven Marshall MP at the Launch.

History Festival Launch [Adelaide]
Emil and the Detective – 5pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Friday April 6, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Emil and the Detectives is told by two skilled actors and is made complete with smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds and a cinematic score.

Emil and the Detective - 5pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
The Owl and the Pussycat -4pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Friday April 6, 2018

Surfers Paradise Beach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD

Based on the beloved childhood poem, this is a new musical work made especially for children and families. The show explores the universal themes of love, harmony and acceptance with live vocals, puppetry, interactive theatre and a troupe of musical Puffins.

The Owl and the Pussycat -4pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Emil and the Detective – 3pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Friday April 6, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD

Emil and the Detectives is told by two skilled actors and is made complete with smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds and a cinematic score.

Emil and the Detective - 3pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
The Owl and the Pussycat -2pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Friday April 6, 2018

Surfers Paradise Beach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD

Based on the beloved childhood poem, this is a new musical work made especially for children and families. The show explores the universal themes of love, harmony and acceptance with live vocals, puppetry, interactive theatre and a troupe of musical Puffins.

The Owl and the Pussycat -2pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Jeez Louise #MeToo (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 5, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

In an industry that encourages rawness and vulnerability via humour and personal storytelling, where is the ‘too far’ line in terms of personal revelations?

Jeez Louise #MeToo (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
The Owl and the Pussycat -4pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Thursday April 5, 2018

Surfers Paradise Beach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD

Based on the beloved childhood poem, this is a new musical work made especially for children and families. The show explores the universal themes of love, harmony and acceptance with live vocals, puppetry, interactive theatre and a troupe of musical Puffins.

The Owl and the Pussycat -4pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
The Owl and the Pussycat -2pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Thursday April 5, 2018

Surfers Paradise Beach, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise QLD

Based on the beloved childhood poem, this is a new musical work made especially for children and families. The show explores the universal themes of love, harmony and acceptance with live vocals, puppetry, interactive theatre and a troupe of musical Puffins.

The Owl and the Pussycat -2pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
AFLW Season Wrap 2018 (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday March 27, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

This lineup of experienced Australian Rules journalists (and fans) will unpack the highs and lows of the year in women’s footy.

AFLW Season Wrap 2018 (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Children’s Theatre Interpreting Workshop [Melbourne]
Saturday March 24, 2018

St Martins Youth Arts Centre, South Yarra VIC

Michelle Ashley & James Blyth have worked together as interpreter and consultant on a number of productions, and will share with you their approaches and strategies when interpreting for children and their families.

Children's Theatre Interpreting Workshop [Melbourne]
A MASTERCLASS WITH MARC BREW [Melbourne]
Saturday March 24, 2018

TEMPERANCE HALL, South Melbourne VIC

Lead by Marc Brew, this masterclass is an inclusive and accessible opportunity for artists, performers, dancers, movers, theatre-makers and choreographers with and without disability.

A MASTERCLASS WITH MARC BREW [Melbourne]
Tim Winton On Toxic Masculinity (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Friday March 23, 2018

Plenary, MCEC, South Wharf Melbourne

An exclusive evening with acclaimed Australian author Tim Winton as he delivers a powerful meditation on lost boys and the riptide of toxic masculinity.

Tim Winton On Toxic Masculinity (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Harmony Fest – 2018 Intercultural Cities Gala Dinner [Ballarat, VIC]
Friday March 23, 2018

Mecure Ballarat, Golden Point VIC

This a ticketed event that brings the entire community together to celebrate Ballarat’s wonderful diversity!

Harmony Fest - 2018 Intercultural Cities Gala Dinner [Ballarat, VIC]
Tim Winton On Toxic Masculinity (TSOL) [Sydney]
Wednesday March 21, 2018

Concert Hall, The Concourse, Chatswood NSW

An exclusive evening with acclaimed Australian author Tim Winton as he delivers a powerful meditation on lost boys and the riptide of toxic masculinity.

Tim Winton On Toxic Masculinity (TSOL) [Sydney]
The Presidents Pen (Wheeler Centre)[Melbourne]
Tuesday March 20, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Cunnane discusses what it’s like writing the words that would shape hearts and minds of a nation, and the world. He’ll also share his thoughts on the American presidency then and now.

The Presidents Pen (Wheeler Centre)[Melbourne]
Cover Up (Panel Discussions) [Melbourne]
Sunday March 18, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria

What makes a great book cover, who decides and how do they know?!

Cover Up (Panel Discussions) [Melbourne]
Kids ArtyFarty Festival [Melbourne]
Sunday March 18, 2018

Sills Bend in Warringal Parklands, Heidelberg VIC

Come to Banyule’s annual kids Arts Festival where everyone gets to play, create, experiment and have fun!

Kids ArtyFarty Festival [Melbourne]
Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party (Adelaide Fringe) [Adelaide]
Saturday March 17, 2018

Le Cascadeur at The Garden of Unearthly Delights, Adelaide SA

Having sold out shows around Oz in 2017 the unstoppable Fringe Wives Club are back with more all-out-sequined-covered sass!

Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party (Adelaide Fringe) [Adelaide]
THE PLAGUE: Contemporary Art Through Social and Political Uncertainty (Panel Discussions) [Melbourne]
Saturday March 17, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria

Melbourne Art Book Fair

THE PLAGUE: Contemporary Art Through Social and Political Uncertainty  (Panel Discussions) [Melbourne]
Architecture in its Continuums (Panel Discussions) [Melbourne]
Saturday March 17, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria

Architecture in its Continuums is a new publication written by Leon van Schaik AO that is concerned with the fundamental nature of architecture, its relation to society, and the ways in which it is practiced, researched and taught.

Architecture in its Continuums (Panel Discussions) [Melbourne]
Colonial Encounter: Resistance and Resurgence [Melbourne]
Saturday March 17, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria

Prof Lynette Russell considers the lives and cultures of Australian people before Europeans arrived on the continent in the 18th century and their responses to the often cataclysmic events that accompanied colonialism.

Colonial Encounter: Resistance and Resurgence [Melbourne]
Experience Casey [Victoria]
Saturday March 17, 2018

Bunjil Place, Narre Warren VIC

Come and see the culturally vibrant and diverse community of Casey. 

Experience Casey [Victoria]
KillJoy – Destroy the Fantasy [Adelaide]
Friday March 16, 2018

Empyrean at Gluttony, Adelaide SA

Enter an explosion of sequins, circus and irreverence backed up by an all-star live band. KillJoy dances with truth and fantasy, politics and reality, sexuality and secrets. Come join the Evolution!

KillJoy - Destroy the Fantasy [Adelaide]
PO PO MO CO – Adelaide Fringe [Adelaide]
Friday March 16, 2018

Raj House, Adelaide SA

Melbourne’s hottest queer comedy troupe, slathering audiences with intoxicating queer madness.

PO PO MO CO - Adelaide Fringe [Adelaide]
Kill Climate Deniers – FOLA (Festival of Live Art) [Melbourne]
Friday March 16, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC

A performance-lecture-cum-DJ-set, delivering the explosive, action-heavy journey into climate politics you’ve been waiting for!

Kill Climate Deniers - FOLA (Festival of Live Art)  [Melbourne]
Landing – FOLA (Festival of Live Art) [Melbourne]
Friday March 16, 2018

Melbourne City Baths, Melbourne VIC

Sign on and suit up – a range of performers and speakers, and those new to swimming, will guide you and cheer you on, in a collective contemplation of home and histories of Australian immigration.

Landing - FOLA (Festival of Live Art)  [Melbourne]
True Minds [Brisbane]
Friday March 16, 2018

Chelmer Community Centre, Chelmer , Brisbane QLD

When two families on the brink of matrimonial union become stranded in a freak storm will the couple’s dawning incompatibility coax them to fight for integrity as the only reliably stable choice?

True Minds [Brisbane]
Twerkshop – FOLA (Festival of Live Art) [Melbourne]
Friday March 16, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC

Performance artist Caroline Garcia instructs you in the bootylicious basics of dancing with your pelvis while taking you through twerking’s history within the African diaspora

Twerkshop - FOLA (Festival of Live Art)  [Melbourne]
Wowzzzeee – FOLA (Festival of Live Art) [Melbourne]
Friday March 16, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC

Wowzzzeee unites people through the making and wearing of onesies! Become part of the Wowzzzeee universe with a wowzzzeee of your own – a onesie with the WOW factor!

Wowzzzeee - FOLA (Festival of Live Art)  [Melbourne]
Worktable – FOLA (Festival of Live Art) [Melbourne]
Friday March 16, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC

New-Zealand-born and Brussels based Kate McIntosh (All Ears) is guided by her ongoing fascinations with the misuse of objects, playfulness with audiences and offbeat humour.

Worktable - FOLA (Festival of Live Art)  [Melbourne]
Rest Area – FOLA (Festival of Live Art) [Melbourne]
Friday March 16, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC

Rest Area is the invocation and repetition of a familiar desire and a familiar gesture. In the back of a stationary truck, discover an unlikely bedchamber, where you’re invited into a stranger’s embrace.

Rest Area - FOLA (Festival of Live Art)  [Melbourne]
Betty Grumble Love & Anger (or Sex Clown Saves The World again!) [Adelaide]
Thursday March 15, 2018

THE GARDEN OF UNEARTHLY DELIGHTS CUPOLA, Adelaide SA

“Transformative and Wild! SEE GRUMBLE!” – Peaches 

Betty Grumble Love & Anger (or Sex Clown Saves The World again!) [Adelaide]
Bombshells [Melbourne]
Thursday March 15, 2018

Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray VIC

Six women are about to explode. Which one are you? Join the mother, the dumpee, the drama nerd, the bride, the widow and the diva as they balance gladness, sadness and madness.

Bombshells [Melbourne]
The Worst – Adelaide Fringe [Adelaide]
Thursday March 15, 2018

La Petite Grande at Gluttony, Adelaide SA

With 3 critically acclaimed shows, two Golden Gibbo nominations and a whole lot of brie, Clara Cupcakes is bringing her latest award nominated tour de force to life with her usual big hair and manic flair.

The Worst - Adelaide Fringe [Adelaide]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday March 15, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

The Storytime program is for children aged 3-5 years, their parents and carers.

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Feather Permitting: Jim Robbins on Birds (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday March 13, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

A riveting investigation into the world of birds and into our connection with them.

Feather Permitting: Jim Robbins on Birds (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Grandma Is Not Growing Up – Adelaide Fringe [Adelaide]
Monday March 12, 2018

Spiegel Zelt at Gluttony, Adelaide SA

Grandma is busting out! She is sick of rules. She is done with boring. She wants to go on adventures and swing from the chandeliers! But she needs your help. Bring the whole family!

Grandma Is Not Growing Up – Adelaide Fringe [Adelaide]
Chillout Carnival Day [Melbourne]
Sunday March 11, 2018

Daylesford – Victoria Park, Daylesford VIC

ChillOut, Australia’s number one Queer Country Pride festival, ­is held in the gay capital of regional Victoria – Daylesford – in Hepburn Shire.

Chillout Carnival Day [Melbourne]
Bobby Deez – Losing the Plot [Adelaide]
Saturday March 10, 2018

Crown and Anchor Hotel (Band Room)., Adelaide, South Australia SA

As part of the Adelaide Fringe!

Bobby Deez - Losing the Plot [Adelaide]
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery – Auslan Tour [Crawley, WA]
Saturday March 10, 2018

Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery – University of Western Australia, Crawley WA

Learn more about the interesting exhibitions on right now at the gallery.

Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery - Auslan Tour [Crawley, WA]
Good Muslim Boy [Melbourne]
Friday March 9, 2018

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

An irreverent but tender memoir of a father, a son and a question of faith.

Good Muslim Boy [Melbourne]
Have You Tried Yoga? [Adelaide]
Thursday March 8, 2018

Mill Gallery at The Mill, Adelaide SA

Have You Tried Yoga is a window into the invisible or very visible life of those living with chronic illness and disability.

Have You Tried Yoga? [Adelaide]
Being Dead [Sydney]
Thursday March 8, 2018

Kings Cross Theatre (KXT), Kings Cross NSW

Kerith Manderson-Galvin’s sensational and ever evolving signature work has alienated and captivated audiences and now debuts in Sydney.

Being Dead [Sydney]
International Women’s Day #PressforProgress Wyndham [Werribee]
Thursday March 8, 2018

Wyndham Civic Centre, Werribee VIC

Wyndham City would like to invite you to join with us to celebrate International Women’s Day.

International Women's Day #PressforProgress Wyndham [Werribee]
Randy’s Anti-Crisis (Adelaide Fringe) [Adelaide]
Wednesday March 7, 2018

Le Cascadeur at The Garden of Unearthly Delights, Adelaide SA

In ten years of stand up comedy, this is Randy at his most hilariously unapologetic. This. Is. Anti-Crisis.

Randy's Anti-Crisis (Adelaide Fringe) [Adelaide]
Fifth Estate – Jacqui Lambie (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday March 6, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

In her new memoir, “Rebel with a Cause”, Jacqui Lambie shares her story in detail.

Fifth Estate – Jacqui Lambie (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
The 39 Steps [Queensland]
Monday March 5, 2018

Cremorne Theatre – QPAC, South Brisbane Queensland

Tongue in cheek Noir thrills as four actress deliver hundreds of characters and thousands of laughs!

The 39 Steps [Queensland]
You Know We Belong Together (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Saturday March 3, 2018

State Theatre Centre, Perth WA

A story of love, a theatrical celebration of this incredible force of nature told through video, dance and song.

You Know We Belong Together (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Museum of Water (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Saturday March 3, 2018

Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle WA

Follow a stream of water words as the Museum’s custodians share the many tales behind each bottle of donated water.

Museum of Water (Perth Festival) [Perth]
2018 Mardi Gras Party! [Sydney]
Saturday March 3, 2018 - Sunday March 4, 2018

Playbill Entertainment and Venues Quarter, Moore Park, Moore Park NSW

From all walks of life, all communities, all places, you are welcome. Shinier and more spectacular than ever, we’ll spread the love, and let our Mardi Gras spirit soar.

2018 Mardi Gras Party! [Sydney]
You Know We Belong Together (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Thursday March 1, 2018

State Theatre Centre, Perth WA

A story of love, a theatrical celebration of this incredible force of nature told through video, dance and song.

You Know We Belong Together (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Gender Imbalance in the Music Industry (AMV) [Melbourne]
Thursday March 1, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Australian Music Vault Talks

Gender Imbalance in the Music Industry (AMV) [Melbourne]
The Dead Devils of Cockle Creek [Queensland]
Wednesday February 28, 2018

Roundhouse Theatre, Kelvin Grove QLD

McDonagh meets Tarantino in a biting new comedy about leading the charge for change.

The Dead Devils of Cockle Creek [Queensland]
Have You Tried Yoga? Exhibition Launch [Adelaide]
Wednesday February 28, 2018

Mill Gallery at The Mill, Adelaide SA

Have You Tried Yoga is a window into the invisible or very visible life of those living with chronic illness and disability.

Have You Tried Yoga? Exhibition Launch [Adelaide]
The Wheeler Centre Gala 2018: Words on Fire [Melbourne]
Monday February 26, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

When do words inspire and when do they incite? When is speech free, and when is it hateful? Fighting words, funny words, insulting words and incendiary words – for better or for worse, language moves us and it matters.

The Wheeler Centre Gala 2018: Words on Fire [Melbourne]
William Yang (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Sunday February 25, 2018

Octagon Theatre, Perth, Crawley 6009 WA

What better way to close our Writers Week celebration of story than in the hands of this legendary photographer, performer and writer.

William Yang (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Queer Thinking: DAY TWO (Mardi Gras) [Sydney]
Sunday February 25, 2018

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW

Mardi Gras’ QUEER THINKING series provides new perspectives of identity and equality.

Queer Thinking: DAY TWO (Mardi Gras) [Sydney]
Trans Stories – 40 YEARS (Mardi Gras) [Sydney]
Saturday February 24, 2018

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW

From struggles and sequins to love and life.

Trans Stories - 40 YEARS (Mardi Gras) [Sydney]
Tim Winton (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Saturday February 24, 2018

Octagon Theatre, Perth, Crawley 6009 WA

In what promises to be one of the major publishing events of the year, acclaimed West Australian author Tim Winton will preview his powerful new novel, The Shepherd’s Hut, before its global release.

Tim Winton (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Queer Thinking: DAY ONE (Mardi Gras) [Sydney]
Saturday February 24, 2018

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW

Mardi Gras’ QUEER THINKING series provides new perspectives of identity and equality.

Queer Thinking: DAY ONE (Mardi Gras) [Sydney]
Helen Garner & Kim Scott (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Friday February 23, 2018

Octagon Theatre, Perth, Crawley 6009 WA

Two Australian literary giants share the stage- Together Kim Scott and Helen Garner discuss how we can write in this Australia, and is it worth it?

Helen Garner & Kim Scott (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Thursday February 22, 2018

Howler Bar, Brunswick VIC

Join host Maeve Marsden, along with a line up of stars and strangers, for a night of queer stories, unexpected tales of lives well lived and battles fought, pride, prejudice, love and humour.

Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
“Blood on the Southern Cross” tour [Ballarat, VIC]
Thursday February 22, 2018

Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, Ballarat Victoria

Blood on the Southern Cross is an exciting, night-time sound-and-light show, telling the important story of the Eureka Uprising.

"Blood on the Southern Cross" tour [Ballarat, VIC]
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night Time (Schools Group) [Melbourne]
Wednesday February 21, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Direct from the UK, this acclaimed National Theatre production is the winner of five Tony Awards and seven Olivier Awards, including Best Play for both.

The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night Time (Schools Group) [Melbourne]
Irvin Yalom On The Meaning of Life [Melbourne]
Sunday February 18, 2018

Plenary, MCEC, South Wharf Melbourne

Learn from one of the most prominent psychotherapists and thinkers of our time, and an invitation to explore the deepest questions about meaning and fulfilment in our lives.

Irvin Yalom On The Meaning of Life [Melbourne]
Mardi Gras Fair Day 2018 [Sydney]
Sunday February 18, 2018

Victoria Park, Sydney NSW

Whoever you are, Fair Day is the must-do event of the year. See you there!

Mardi Gras Fair Day 2018 [Sydney]
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night Time [Melbourne]
Saturday February 17, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Direct from the UK, this acclaimed National Theatre production is the winner of five Tony Awards and seven Olivier Awards, including Best Play for both.

The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night Time [Melbourne]
Art Adventure (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Saturday February 17, 2018

John Curtin Gallery, Bentley, WA WA

Join Festival Curators Anne Loxley and Felicity Fenner on a visual arts tour of Festival Exhibitions. Meet the artists and hear from them about their visually eloquent responses to the world.

Art Adventure (Perth Festival) [Perth]
Tindo Utpurndee (Sunset Ceremony) [Adelaide]
Friday February 16, 2018

South Australian Museum Lawns, Adelaide SA

When you walk in someone else’s country it is always important to walk softly and with respect. This place holds many ancient stories and Tindo Utpurndee is one of those, which speaks of spirit and sharing of light.

Tindo Utpurndee (Sunset Ceremony) [Adelaide]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday February 15, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

The Storytime program is for children aged 3-5 years, their parents and carers.

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Humans of New York  [Sydney]
Saturday February 10, 2018

Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

The creator of social media phenomenon Humans of New York reveals the secrets of his work in a Sydney exclusive at Sydney Opera House.

Humans of New York  [Sydney]
Betty Grumble Love & Anger (or Sex Clown Saves The World again!) [Perth]
Friday February 9, 2018

The Shambles at Fringe Central, Northbridge WA

The award-winning, head-spinning Betty Grumble brings the premiere of her new work to Perth. “Sensuous, joyous, obscene, absurd..” The Scotsman

Betty Grumble Love & Anger (or Sex Clown Saves The World again!) [Perth]
Queens Baton Relay Shared Celebrations [Hobart]
Friday February 9, 2018

PW1 – Castray Esplanade, Hobart TAS

The baton will be welcomed at the end of the relay by the City at a shared community celebration at PW1, 4.30–6.30 pm, which will include entertainment and official speeches.

Queens Baton Relay Shared Celebrations [Hobart]
Black is the New White [Queensland]
Monday February 5, 2018

The Playhouse, QPAC, South Bank QLD

Two politically powerful families at war. A son and daughter helplessly in love, defying their parents. You’ve heard this story before – but what if Romeo was white, Juliet was black and the war mainly fought on Twitter? 

Black is the New White [Queensland]
Sunset@subi – Elton John and Billy Joel Tribute [Perth]
Sunday February 4, 2018

Subiaco Arts Centre, Subiaco WA 6008

Michael de Grussa and Noah Shilkin will sing you the song of the piano men in this exclusive performance. 

Sunset@subi - Elton John and Billy Joel Tribute [Perth]
Midsumma Event: Park Lounge [Werribee, VIC]
Saturday February 3, 2018

Kelly Park Centre, Werribee VIC

Think community meets high art meets LGBTIQ culture. Park Lounge will welcome you into Werribee’s heart and leave you wanting more

Midsumma Event: Park Lounge [Werribee, VIC]
We Are Here (Exhibition Tour) Midsumma [Melbourne]
Saturday February 3, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

In this special exhibition curated by Angela Bailey, artists bring their own sensibilities of identity and practice to interpreting these collections, and bring to life actual or imagined queer histories.

We Are Here (Exhibition Tour) Midsumma [Melbourne]
For The Love Of Mrs. Brown [Melbourne]
Saturday February 3, 2018

Plenary, MCEC, South Wharf Melbourne

For all Mrs Browns’ die-hard fans, you are in for the biggest treat. For those who haven’t experienced Mrs Brown’s Boys live, For the Love of Mrs. Brown it is not to be missed.

For The Love Of Mrs. Brown [Melbourne]
Midsumma Horizon [Melbourne]
Friday February 2, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

Travel to the past, celebrate the future and make history on the closing weekend of Midsumma Festival.

Midsumma Horizon [Melbourne]
KillJoy – Destroy the Fantasy (@midsumma) [Melbourne]
Friday February 2, 2018

The Melba Speigeltent, Collingwood

Enter an explosion of sequins, circus and irreverence backed up by an all-star live band. KillJoy dances with truth and fantasy, politics and reality, sexuality and secrets. Come join the Evolution!

KillJoy - Destroy the Fantasy (@midsumma) [Melbourne]
The Wizard of Oz [Sydney]
Friday February 2, 2018

Capitol Theatre, Haymarket NSW

Don’t miss your chance to rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat featuring over 40 on stage!

The Wizard of Oz [Sydney]
Prime Minister’s XI Cricket match [Canberra]
Friday February 2, 2018

Manuka Oval, Griffith ACT

GATES OPEN 5:30pm –  anthem ceremony is scheduled for approximately 7pm and the post-match presentation at 10:30pm. 

Prime Minister's XI Cricket match [Canberra]
AntigoneX (Midsumma Festival) [Melbourne]
Thursday February 1, 2018

Theatre Works, St Kilda

He loved himself. She loved her brother. (Adult content (which might include Nudity, Sex scenes, Trigger warnings, Coarse language); Nudity; Violence )

AntigoneX (Midsumma Festival) [Melbourne]
Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize: Artist Talk [Melbourne]
Thursday February 1, 2018

No Vacancy, QV Gallery, Melbourne VIC

Since its inauguration in 2016 the Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize has quickly established itself as the nation’s leading queer art award and exhibition.

Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize: Artist Talk [Melbourne]
A Rhapsody in Red (World Fringe) [Perth]
Wednesday January 31, 2018

Connections Nightclub, Northbridge (Main Room), Northbridge WA

A night squished to the brim with love, romance and just a dollop of terror.

A Rhapsody in Red (World Fringe) [Perth]
‘Art Queery: On the Turbulence of Making Queer Art’ [Victoria]
Wednesday January 31, 2018

Abbotsford Convent Community Room, Abbotsford VIC

Dive deep into art ‘queery’ with this dynamic panel of nationally and internationally celebrated queer artists, and hear firsthand about their personal and professional experiences.

‘Art Queery: On the Turbulence of Making Queer Art’ [Victoria]
Find The Lady [Perth]
Tuesday January 30, 2018

The Blue Room Theatre, Northbridge Perth

Fame and fortune can be fleeting when you trust the wrong people.

Find The Lady [Perth]
Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion – Fashion FOMO: Presented by Intent Journal [Melbourne]
Sunday January 28, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria

NGV Triennial Discussion

Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion - Fashion FOMO: Presented by Intent Journal [Melbourne]
Midsumma Pride March [Melbourne]
Sunday January 28, 2018

Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne

Gather your friends and allies together as we take to St Kilda’s Fitzroy Street, to rejoice in our diversity and achievements, at Victoria’s annual queer march @midsumma

Midsumma Pride March [Melbourne]
Gillette ODI Series 2018 – Fifth ODI [WA]
Sunday January 28, 2018


Australia v England ODI Series 2018, 5th ODI

Gillette ODI Series 2018 - Fifth ODI  [WA]
Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion – Keepin’ It Real: Presented by Ladies of Leisure [Melbourne]
Saturday January 27, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria

NGV Triennial Discussion

Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion - Keepin’ It Real: Presented by Ladies of Leisure [Melbourne]
MMEETS MMUSIC MTALKS ‘Queer Some Space’
Saturday January 27, 2018

MPavillion, Melbourne VIC

A day-long symposium melding talks, seminars and panels, punctuated by a twilight keynote presentation and culminating in an evening of music performances

MMEETS MMUSIC MTALKS ‘Queer Some Space’
Fleabag (Sydney Festival) [Sydney]
Friday January 26, 2018

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW

Filthy, funny and unflinching, Fleabag’s modern anti-heroine tackles lust, grief and guinea pigs.

Fleabag (Sydney Festival) [Sydney]
Wild Bore (Sydney Festival) [Sydney]
Friday January 26, 2018

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW

The subversive, hilarious and frequently misunderstood Zoë Coombs Marr, Ursula Martinez and Adrienne Truscott return the slings and arrows to their senders in a biting and hilarious take on arts criticism.

Wild Bore (Sydney Festival) [Sydney]
Whitehorse Australia Day Concert [Melbourne]
Friday January 26, 2018

Whitehorse Civic Centre, Nunawading Victoria

Celebrate Australia Day with this wonderful night of entertainment and you can see the night go out with a bang with a stunning 10-minute fireworks finale.

Whitehorse Australia Day Concert [Melbourne]
Australia Day Celebrations (Whittlesea Council) [Melbourne]
Friday January 26, 2018

Whittlesea – Terrace Lawns Council Offices, South Morang VIC

Celebrate Australia Day with your family at our free outdoor concert on the lawn outside the Council Offices in South Morang

Australia Day Celebrations (Whittlesea Council) [Melbourne]
Australia Day Parramatta [Sydney]
Friday January 26, 2018

Parramatta Park, Parramatta NSW

Australia Day Parramatta is a free, family-friendly and welcoming celebration!

Australia Day Parramatta [Sydney]
Australia Day Festival 2018 [Dandenong, VIC]
Friday January 26, 2018

Dandenong Park, Dandenong VIC

This all ages festival will feature two stages of live music, roving performers, community, food and market stalls, rides, family activities, backyard sports, workshops, games, storytelling, marshmallows, fireworks and more!

Australia Day Festival 2018 [Dandenong, VIC]
Share the Spirit Indigenous Music Festival [Melbourne]
Friday January 26, 2018

Treasury Garden, East Melbourne VIC 3002 VIC

Balit Narrun – Share the Spirit Festival is an annual outdoor concert that centres around music created by indigenous artists

Share the Spirit Indigenous Music Festival [Melbourne]
Gillette ODI Series 2018, Fourth ODI [Adelaide]
Friday January 26, 2018

Adelaide Oval, North Adelaide South Australia

Australia v England ODI Series 2018, 4th ODI – Adelaide Oval

Gillette ODI Series 2018, Fourth ODI  [Adelaide]
Deadly 60 Down Under [Melbourne]
Thursday January 25, 2018

Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank VIC

LIMITED TICKETS – this summer Steve will appear live on stage with some of Australia’s deadliest animals!

Deadly 60 Down Under [Melbourne]
Briefs: Close Encounters (Sydney Festival) [Sydney]
Wednesday January 24, 2018

The Magic Mirrors Speigeltent, Festival Village in Hyde Park,, Sydney NSW

Having glitter-bombed the globe, the world’s hottest boylesque stars return in a sci-fi spectacle of flirty, filthy fabulousness.

Briefs: Close Encounters (Sydney Festival) [Sydney]
Midsumma Comedy Extravaganza [Melbourne]
Wednesday January 24, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

Arts Centre Melbourne and Midsumma Festival bring you the cream of the queer comedy crop this year, with a star-studded night of camp LOLs and butch hysterics.

Midsumma Comedy Extravaganza [Melbourne]
Butterfly Lounge: Auslan interpreted performance [Albury, NSW]
Wednesday January 24, 2018

Commercial Club Albury (Auditorium), Albury NSW

The Other Theatre Company presents an Auslan interpreted theatrical performance of an original play by Alexander Gibbs with music by Katja Jorgensen and Tony Smith.

Butterfly Lounge: Auslan interpreted performance [Albury, NSW]
Nigella Lawson On Why Food Matters [Melbourne]
Wednesday January 24, 2018

Plenary, MCEC, South Wharf Melbourne

Culinary and cultural icon Nigella Lawson and social psychologist Hugh Mackay explore the deeper meaning of food and its connection to pleasure, meaning, belonging and creativit

Nigella Lawson On Why Food Matters [Melbourne]
Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize: opening [Melbourne]
Wednesday January 24, 2018

No Vacancy, QV Gallery, Melbourne VIC

Since its inauguration in 2016 the Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize has quickly established itself as the nation’s leading queer art award and exhibition.

Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize: opening [Melbourne]
Summer School: World Building (with C.S. Pacat) [Melbourne]
Wednesday January 24, 2018

Melbourne Writers Festival, Melbourne VIC

This practical workshop will take you through the stages of world building: from how to enrich scenes, to exposition strategies for communicating your world to the reader.

Summer School: World Building (with C.S. Pacat) [Melbourne]
Midsumma Youth Spectacular [Melbourne]
Tuesday January 23, 2018

Melba Spiegeltent, Collingwood Victoria

This is an all ages event so bring your pals/fam/pet unicorn! Umm, there is also free soft drink throughout the night because under 18. @midsumma

Midsumma Youth Spectacular [Melbourne]
Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion – Leading Change: Presented by Parlour [Melbourne]
Tuesday January 23, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria

NGV Triennial Discussion

Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion - Leading Change: Presented by Parlour [Melbourne]
Never A Crime (Opening) – Midsumma [Melbourne]
Sunday January 21, 2018

Abbotsford Convent Community Room, Abbotsford VIC

This photographic exhibition of portraits by Lisa White (The Social Photographer) explores men’s experiences of homosexual law reform, Victoria’s expungement scheme and the apology from Premier Daniel Andrews. @midsumma

Never A Crime (Opening) - Midsumma [Melbourne]
Tribunal (Sydney Festival) [Sydney]
Saturday January 20, 2018

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW

TRIBUNAL is an ambitious participatory performance project that brings together Indigenous Elders, artists, human rights activists, young leaders and outlaws.

Tribunal (Sydney Festival) [Sydney]
Max Pry, Private Eye [Bendigo, VIC]
Saturday January 20, 2018

The Engine Room The Engine Room (also known as The Old Fire Station), Bendigo VIC

Max Pry, Private Eye is a comedy for all ages.  It is a parody of the Hollywood film noir genre of the 1940s, combining the classic tropes with slapstick comedy and lighthearted fun! 

Max Pry, Private Eye [Bendigo, VIC]
Inside/ Out: Roundtable Conversation [Melbourne]
Saturday January 20, 2018

Chapel Off Chapel, Prahran VIC

The Installation titled ‘Inside/ Out’, produced by Sebastian Zagarella, has previously been shown in Brisbane, and was most recently invited to show alongside the Quilts at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum.

Inside/ Out: Roundtable Conversation [Melbourne]
Circus Oz – Model Citizens [Parramatta – Sydney]
Saturday January 20, 2018

Prince Alfred Square – The Circus Oz Big Top, PARRAMATTA 2510 NSW

Circus Oz presents an exciting show with an amazing new acrobatic ensemble!

Circus Oz - Model Citizens [Parramatta - Sydney]
Australian Deaf Games – Opening Anthem [Albury]
Saturday January 20, 2018

Albury Entertainment Centre, Albury NSW 2640

ADG Opening Anthem

Australian Deaf Games - Opening Anthem [Albury]
The Cocoa Butter Club: Midsumma Special [Melbourne]
Friday January 19, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

A special cabaret and performance event curated by queers of colour.

The Cocoa Butter Club: Midsumma Special [Melbourne]
Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion – The Virtual You Is The Real You: Presented by The Ethics Centre [Melbourne]
Friday January 19, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria

NGV Triennial Discussions

Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion - The Virtual You Is The Real You: Presented by The Ethics Centre [Melbourne]
We Are Here (opening) Midsumma [Melbourne]
Thursday January 18, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

In this special exhibition curated by Angela Bailey, artists bring their own sensibilities of identity and practice to interpreting these collections, and bring to life actual or imagined queer histories.

We Are Here (opening) Midsumma [Melbourne]
The 78-Storey Treehouse [Sydney]
Thursday January 18, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Andy and Terry’s treehouse just keeps on growing!

The 78-Storey Treehouse [Sydney]
Riot (Sydney Festival) [Sydney]
Wednesday January 17, 2018

The Magic Mirrors Speigeltent, Festival Village in Hyde Park,, Sydney NSW

RIOT mixes the magic of theatre with the energy of the dance floor to deliver a show that’s thrilling, uplifting and utterly unique.

Riot (Sydney Festival) [Sydney]
Playtime (Gasworks Arts and MIDSUMMA) [Melbourne]
Wednesday January 17, 2018

Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park Victoria

Playtime aims to identify, support and develop new talent and get queer issues out there for mainstream audiences to consider and enjoy.

Playtime (Gasworks Arts and MIDSUMMA) [Melbourne]
Play Me I’m Yours (Launch) [Melbourne]
Wednesday January 17, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

(Program launch) Beautifully decorated by community artists, more than 20 hi-viz pianos are now on our streets for YOU to play. So, pull up a stool and enjoy!

Play Me I'm Yours (Launch) [Melbourne]
Children’s Republic of Melbourne Parade [Melbourne]
Sunday January 14, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne – State Theatre Rehearsal Room, Melbourne VIC

The children of Melbourne joined together and made their own country – come and see them as they parade their flags and banners through the streets of Melbourne and present the constitution to the public.

Children’s Republic of Melbourne Parade [Melbourne]
Australia v England ODI Series 2018, 1st ODI [VIC]
Sunday January 14, 2018

MCG, Richmond VIC

ODIs are about more than just the action on the field, with plenty of costumes in the crowd, plenty of entertainment in and around the ground, and a great atmosphere!

Australia v England ODI Series 2018, 1st ODI [VIC]
Children’s Republic of Melbourne – 1pm Workshop (followed by Parade) [Melbourne]
Sunday January 14, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne – State Theatre Rehearsal Room, Melbourne VIC

The children of Melbourne joined together and made their own country – come and see them as they parade their flags and banners through the streets of Melbourne and present the constitution to the public.

Children’s Republic of Melbourne -  1pm Workshop (followed by Parade) [Melbourne]
Midsumma Carnival [Melbourne]
Sunday January 14, 2018

Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne

The most fabulous queer-day-out @midsumma

Midsumma Carnival [Melbourne]
Circus Oz – Model Citizens [Parramatta – Sydney]
Friday January 12, 2018

Prince Alfred Square – The Circus Oz Big Top, PARRAMATTA 2510 NSW

Circus Oz presents an exciting show with an amazing new acrobatic ensemble!

Circus Oz - Model Citizens [Parramatta - Sydney]
Puss In Boots [Sydney]
Friday January 12, 2018

City Recital Hall, Sydney New South Wales

SPECIAL PRICE ON TIX – NOW ONLY $10 – Join Harry the miller’s son and his best friend Puss – the smartest, cleverest cat that ever tasted cream – as they set off on the road to fame and fortune!

Puss In Boots [Sydney]
Children’s Republic of Melbourne – 2pm Workshop [Melbourne]
Friday January 12, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne – State Theatre Rehearsal Room, Melbourne VIC

If the children of Melbourne joined together and made their own country – what would it be like?

Children’s Republic of Melbourne - 2pm Workshop [Melbourne]
Children’s Republic of Melbourne – 1pm Workshop [Melbourne]
Friday January 12, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne – State Theatre Rehearsal Room, Melbourne VIC

If the children of Melbourne joined together and made their own country – what would it be like?

Children’s Republic of Melbourne - 1pm Workshop [Melbourne]
Emily Brown and The Thing [Melbourne]
Friday January 12, 2018

Fairfax Studio – Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank

What’s really troubling the Thing – and will anyone ever get to sleep?

Emily Brown and The Thing [Melbourne]
The Gruffalo [Perth]
Friday January 5, 2018

Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth WA

Limited tickets only! Filled with songs and laughter, join Mouse on a thrilling journey through the deep dark woods in this big scary monster of a show.

The Gruffalo [Perth]
Men’s Ashes – AUS v ENG Test Series 2017/2018, 5th Test SCG [NSW]
Thursday January 4, 2018

SCG, Moore Park NSW

Sydney Cricket Ground will host fifth and final Ashes Test. The Sydney Ashes Test is also the 10th Pink Test

Men's Ashes - AUS v ENG Test Series 2017/2018, 5th Test SCG [NSW]
Shrek The Musical [Melbourne]
Sunday December 31, 2017

Drum Theatre, Dandenong VIC

Based on the story and characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular production turn the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy.

Shrek The Musical [Melbourne]
Men’s Ashes Boxing Day Test: Australia v England [Melbourne]
Tuesday December 26, 2017

MCG, Richmond VIC

The Ashes, one of the world’s greatest sporting contests, returns to Australia for the first time in four years, with the Melbourne Cricket Ground set to host the fourth Ashes Test

Men's Ashes Boxing Day Test: Australia v England [Melbourne]
Vision Australia Carols by Candlelight – Sidney Myer Music Bowl [VIC]
Sunday December 24, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourn Victoria

A wonderful Christmas Eve tradition in VIC, now with Auslan access!

Vision Australia Carols by Candlelight - Sidney Myer Music Bowl [VIC]
The Gruffalo [Sydney]
Wednesday December 20, 2017

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in this magnificent musical production!

The Gruffalo [Sydney]
Woolworths Carols in the Domain [Sydney]
Sunday December 17, 2017

The Domain, Sydney NSW

Each year Woolworths Carols in the Domain sees Australia’s biggest stars come together to celebrate the spirit of Christmas on stage at the Domain – and this year – there is Auslan access!

Woolworths Carols in the Domain  [Sydney]
Carols at Como Park [Melbourne]
Sunday December 17, 2017

Como Park, South Yarra VIC

Celebrate the festive season with a free evening of carols and entertainment under the stars

Carols at Como Park [Melbourne]
Wodonga Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Sunday December 17, 2017

Willow Park, Wodonga Victoria

Wodonga Brass presents this traditional Carols by Candlelight.

Wodonga Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Shepparton Carols [Melbourne]
Sunday December 17, 2017

Queens Gardens, Shepparton, Shepparton VIC

Carols by Candlelight is a loved annual tradition where many generations of families and friends gather to celebrate the festive season in the beautiful setting of the Queens Gardens.

Shepparton Carols [Melbourne]
Subiaco Christmas [Perth]
Sunday December 17, 2017


Join the City of Subiaco for the Christmas sunset@subi concert at Theatre Gardens with Cathrine Summers!

Subiaco Christmas [Perth]
Whitehorse Carols [Melbourne]
Sunday December 17, 2017

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, Nunawading Victoria

Get into the Christmas Spirit with this family friendly event for the whole family.

Whitehorse Carols [Melbourne]
Womens Circus End of Year Cabaret and Fundraiser [Melbourne]
Saturday December 16, 2017

Drill Hall, West Footscray VIC

Our members have been working hard to put together a stellar line up of circus acts

Womens Circus End of Year Cabaret and Fundraiser [Melbourne]
2017 Carols in the Garden (Mount Annan) [NSW]
Saturday December 16, 2017

Lakeside Lawn, The Australian Botanic Gardens, Mount Annan NSW

Come and join the longest running carols event in Macarthur – now with Auslan!

2017 Carols in the Garden (Mount Annan) [NSW]
Carols in Harmony Square – Dandenong [Victoria]
Friday December 15, 2017

Harmony Square, Dandenong VIC

It’s official! Santa Claus is coming to Dandenong. Come along to meet the guy in red before he disappears to the North Pole.

Carols in Harmony Square - Dandenong [Victoria]
Manningham Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Friday December 15, 2017

Ruffey Lake Park, Doncaster VIC

Pack a picnic rug and head to Ruffey Lake Park to celebrate the festive season with traditional carols and musical entertainment, a free family festival, and a spectacular evening fireworks display.

Manningham Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Muriel’s Wedding The Musical [Sydney]
Thursday December 14, 2017

Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay NSW

Undateable. Unemployable. Unstoppable.

Muriel's Wedding The Musical [Sydney]
Pieces for Small Spaces [Melbourne]
Thursday December 14, 2017

Lucy Guerin Inc Studio, West Melbourne

Pieces for Small Spaces is a unique opportunity for five choreographers to challenge their practice, take risks and present a new short dance work as part of a professional performance season.

Pieces for Small Spaces [Melbourne]
Men’s Ashes – AUS v ENG – Test Series 2017/2018, 3rd Test [WA]
Thursday December 14, 2017

WACA, East Perth WA

The 3rd Ashes Test of the 2017/18 series will be played in Perth at WACA Ground. This will be the last ever test match at the famous ground.

Men's Ashes - AUS v ENG - Test Series 2017/2018, 3rd Test [WA]
Bayside Carols in the Park [Victoria]
Tuesday December 12, 2017

Dendy park, Brighton East, 3187, Brighton East VIC

Pack a picnic rug and head down to Dendy Park on Tuesday 12 December to celebrate the festive season.

Bayside Carols in the Park [Victoria]
Carols by Kingston [Melbourne]
Sunday December 10, 2017

Sir William Fry Reserve, Highett Victoria

Carols by Kingston is a great chance to get together with friends and family before the holidays and relax in the park and feel the Christmas cheer!

Carols by Kingston [Melbourne]
Townsville City Council Carols by Candlelight [Townsville QLD]
Sunday December 10, 2017

Reid Park Complex, Railway Estate QLD

Celebrate the Christmas spirit with the 2017 Carols by Candlelight with Auslan!

Townsville City Council Carols by Candlelight [Townsville QLD]
Strathfield Christmas Carols [Sydney]
Saturday December 9, 2017

Strathfield Park, Strathfield NSW 2135

Christmas wonderland with activities for the kids including a petting farm, face painting, glow sticks and a visit from Santa Claus

Strathfield Christmas Carols [Sydney]
Glenorchy Carols [Tasmania]
Saturday December 9, 2017

Tolosa Park, Glenorchy TAS

The 2017 Glenorchy Carols will give us moments that make us laugh, make us gasp, make us hold our breath, and might even make us take each other’s hands for the coming year.

Glenorchy Carols [Tasmania]
Darebin Carols In “All Nations Park” [Melbourne]
Saturday December 9, 2017

All Nations Park, Northcote VIC

Bring a picnic to this FREE event and celebrate Christmas with your community!

Darebin Carols In "All Nations Park" [Melbourne]
Carols by the Lake 2017 [Coburg, VIC]
Saturday December 9, 2017

Coburg Lake Reserve, Coburg Victoria

The magical annual carols by candlelight event is on again in December with roaming performers, children activities and stage entertainment for the whole family.

Carols by the Lake 2017 [Coburg, VIC]
Pakenham Carols by Candlelight [Melbourne]
Saturday December 9, 2017

Toomuc Recreation Reserve, Pakenham VIC

A fun evening for all to celebrate Christmas, the festive season and the community.

Pakenham Carols by Candlelight [Melbourne]
Christmas on the Green (City of Cockburn) [WA]
Saturday December 9, 2017

MacFaull Park, Spearwood WA

A fun evening for all to celebrate Christmas, the festive season and the community of Cockburn.

Christmas on the Green (City of Cockburn) [WA]
Christmas Concert at Central Park [Melbourne]
Saturday December 9, 2017

Central Park, Malvern East

Sing and celebrate with family, friends and neighbours at Stonnington’s magical Christmas concert.

Christmas Concert at Central Park [Melbourne]
Carols by Candlelight – Hume City Council [Melbourne]
Saturday December 9, 2017

Craigieburn ANZAC Park, Craigieburn, Craigieburn VIC

A fun evening for all to celebrate Christmas – Rob Mills, Hoot and Hootabelle will be joining us!

Carols by Candlelight - Hume City Council  [Melbourne]
Carols by Candlelight Whittlesea [Melbourne]
Friday December 8, 2017

Redleap Reserve, Mill Park Victoria

Enjoy the beginning of the festive season with your community at Carols by Candlelight!

Carols by Candlelight Whittlesea [Melbourne]
Three Sisters [Sydney]
Thursday December 7, 2017

Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

What if you could start life over again, knowing what you do now? What if it were all a rough draft waiting to be rewritten?

Three Sisters [Sydney]
Celebrating a Musical Christmas [Queensland]
Thursday December 7, 2017

St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane Queensland

The Musical Theatre department staff and students celebrate Christmas through music and drama in the stunning surrounds of St John’s Cathedral.

Celebrating a Musical Christmas [Queensland]
Celebrating a Musical Christmas [Queensland]
Wednesday December 6, 2017

St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane Queensland

The Musical Theatre department staff and students celebrate Christmas through music and drama in the stunning surrounds of St John’s Cathedral.

Celebrating a Musical Christmas [Queensland]
I Know You Are, You Said You Are: Gender Stereotypes and Kids (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday December 4, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Join us for a practical, clear-eyed conversation about helping kids to be themselves.

I Know You Are, You Said You Are: Gender Stereotypes and Kids (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Hobart Carols – St Michaels Collegiate School [Hobart]
Sunday December 3, 2017

St David’s Cathedral, Hobart TAS

St Michaels Collegiate School presents….

Hobart Carols - St Michaels Collegiate School [Hobart]
The Book Of Mormon [Melbourne]
Sunday December 3, 2017

Princess Theatre, Melbourne VIC

Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” Entertainment Weekly says it’s “the funniest musical of all time.”

The Book Of Mormon [Melbourne]
Plotting (Writers Victoria) [Melbourne]
Sunday December 3, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Find out how to plot your novel like a professional. Learn how to structure the plot of not only an overall novel, but individual chapters and scenes as well.

Plotting (Writers Victoria) [Melbourne]
Melton Carols by Candlelight [Melbourne]
Saturday December 2, 2017

Hannah Watts Park, Melton VIC

This free event starts at 6.30pm with performances by local primary schools, choirs and musicians. Flame-free candles will illuminate the park from 7.30pm.

Melton Carols by Candlelight [Melbourne]
Campbelltown City Christmas Carols [Sydney]
Saturday December 2, 2017

Campbelltown Sports Stadium, Leumeah NSW

Campbelltown Sports Stadium will again host this year’s Campbelltown Christmas Carols event, with a spectacular fireworks display and a visit from Santa!

Campbelltown City Christmas Carols [Sydney]
Men’s Ashes – AUS v ENG Test Series 2017/2018, 2nd Test Adelaide Oval [SA]
Saturday December 2, 2017

Adelaide Oval, North Adelaide South Australia

The Ashes, one of the world’s greatest sporting contests – 2nd Ashes Test Match Tickets Adelaide Oval.

Men's Ashes - AUS v ENG Test Series 2017/2018, 2nd Test  Adelaide Oval [SA]
26th Annual Mil-Pra AECG Aboriginal Exhibition – Casula Powerhouse [Sydney]
Saturday December 2, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is pleased to present all eight montage films by artist Tracey Moffatt and her long-time collaborator Gary Hillberg.

26th Annual Mil-Pra AECG Aboriginal Exhibition - Casula Powerhouse [Sydney]
Plotting (Writers Victoria) [Melbourne]
Saturday December 2, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Find out how to plot your novel like a professional. Learn how to structure the plot of not only an overall novel, but individual chapters and scenes as well.

Plotting (Writers Victoria) [Melbourne]
Street Pop Up Music Gig [Melbourne]
Friday December 1, 2017

Newport Community Hub, Newport VIC

To celebrate international day of people with a disability!

Street Pop Up Music Gig [Melbourne]
Betty Grumble [Melbourne]
Thursday November 30, 2017

The Butterfly Club, Melbourne VIC

This is an ongoing womanifesto, call to arms, party, protest and long hard kiss from surreal showgurl, obscene beauty queen and sex clown – Betty Grumble.

Betty Grumble [Melbourne]
Bread Crumbs (Poppy Seed Theatre Festival)
Thursday November 30, 2017

Meat Market, Stables, North Melbourne VIC

Beginning as a traditional fairy tale, BREAD CRUMBS quickly morphs into a dark and sinister world where anything is possible and nothing is at it seems – it’s mystical, magical and dangerous.

Bread Crumbs (Poppy Seed Theatre Festival)
Access All Areas – Film Festival [Rhodes, Sydney]
Thursday November 30, 2017

The Connection, Rhodes

Access All Areas Film Festival is an accessible program of quality short films that reflect the lived experience of people with disability.

Access All Areas - Film Festival  [Rhodes, Sydney]
On Your Marx (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 29, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Discuss the relevance of Marx today with panellists. They will describe their practical agreement – and their useful dispute – with this 19th-century European thinker.

On Your Marx (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Jelena Dokic Book Launch [Sydney]
Tuesday November 28, 2017

The Holroyd Centre, Merrylands NSW

This is a story of Jelena Dokic’s survival

Jelena Dokic Book Launch [Sydney]
Beyond Binary – Wheeler Centre [Melbourne]
Tuesday November 28, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Zisin has spoken widely about their experiences of confronting gender and sexuality within the queer and Jewish communities, as well as at home.

Beyond Binary - Wheeler Centre [Melbourne]
The Testament of Mary [Melbourne]
Sunday November 26, 2017

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

Years after the crucifixion, young men are hounding the mother of Jesus. The disciples want her to endorse the story they are constructing about her son—stories of a man who performed miracles and rose from the dead.

The Testament of Mary [Melbourne]
Liverpool Art Society Exhibition Launch – Casula Powerhouse [Sydney]
Saturday November 25, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

The annual exhibition has been produced by Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre in partnership with the Liverpool Art Society since 1998 and continues to promote and celebrate the creative talent of our region.

Liverpool Art Society Exhibition Launch - Casula Powerhouse [Sydney]
This is your black life: Kodie vs Cope ST [Sydney]
Thursday November 23, 2017

Glebe Library, Glebe Sydney NSW

A night of art, comedy, political satire, awkward teenage confessions and Redfern gossip from Cope ST Collective.

This is your black life: Kodie vs Cope ST [Sydney]
Men’s Ashes 2017-18, First Test AUS v ENG [Brisbane]
Thursday November 23, 2017

Gabba, Woolloongabba QLD

Australia v England Test Series 2017/2018, 1st Test – Gabba, Brisbane!

Men's Ashes 2017-18, First Test AUS v ENG [Brisbane]
As You Like It [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 22, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourn Victoria

An all-singing-and-dancing cast of fifteen bring you Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy

As You Like It [Melbourne]
F-Word Address: Jane Gilmore (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 22, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Part feminist stocktake, part personal reflection, Gilmore tackles the year that was, as she examines how the media has chosen to represent – or misrepresent – women in 2017.

F-Word Address: Jane Gilmore (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
The Gruffalo [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 22, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Limited tickets only! Filled with songs and laughter, join Mouse on a thrilling journey through the deep dark woods in this big scary monster of a show.

The Gruffalo [Melbourne]
Speak Your Mind: Race [Sydney]
Tuesday November 21, 2017

Newtown Library, Newtown NSW

This panel explores the diversity of Australia through fiction, memoir and non-fiction writing.

Speak Your Mind: Race [Sydney]
Australia Women v England Women Twenty20 Series [Canberra]
Tuesday November 21, 2017

Manuka Oval, Griffith ACT

Australia Women v England Women Twenty20 Series

Australia Women v England Women Twenty20 Series  [Canberra]
Much Ado About Nothing [Melbourne]
Monday November 20, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourn Victoria

You’ll laugh and cry from start to finish as they navigate their way to love in this hilarious production which turns Pop-up Globe into an uproarious house party.

Much Ado About Nothing [Melbourne]
Michael Leunig On Antidotes To Dark Times [Melbourne]
Monday November 20, 2017

Clarendon Auditorium, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf VIC

Cartoonist and philosopher Michael Leunig discusses how we can look with tenderness and humour at the daily parade of human horrors, wonders and absurdities.

Michael Leunig On Antidotes To Dark Times [Melbourne]
We’re Queer Here Public [Melbourne]
Monday November 20, 2017

Artplay Birrarung Marr, Melbourne Vic

We’re Queer Here puts the queer human, body and thinking at the foreground of a night of art, collusion, creativity and community.

We're Queer Here Public [Melbourne]
c3 Gallery – Ruth O’Leary + Burchill/McCamley [Melbourne]
Saturday November 18, 2017

c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford VIC

Artist Talk: Ruth O’Leary + Burchill/McCamley

c3 Gallery - Ruth O'Leary + Burchill/McCamley [Melbourne]
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery – Auslan Tour [WA]
Saturday November 18, 2017

Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery – University of Western Australia, Crawley WA

Join a FREE tour in Auslan of the current exhibitions on display guided by a gallery staff member and interpreter.

Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery - Auslan Tour [WA]
Montages Exhibition Launch – Casula Powerhouse [Sydney]
Friday November 17, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is pleased to present all eight montage films by artist Tracey Moffatt and her long-time collaborator Gary Hillberg.

Montages Exhibition Launch - Casula Powerhouse [Sydney]
Equal-Love: Marriage Survey LIVE Results Announcement [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 15, 2017

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

Equal Love will be hosting a LIVE RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT from 9:00am (result expected at 10:00am)

Equal-Love: Marriage Survey LIVE Results Announcement [Melbourne]
Feast – Opening Night Street Party [Adelaide]
Saturday November 11, 2017

Hyde Street, Adelaide, Adelaide SA

2017 marks the 21st Festival of celebrating Pride and Diversity by providing a platform for the LGBTIQ community and allies to share arts and culture with the greater community.

Feast - Opening Night Street Party [Adelaide]
Women’s Ashes Test, Day-Night [North Sydney]
Thursday November 9, 2017

North Sydney Oval, North Sydney NSW

Women’s Ashes Test, Day-Night Test

Women's Ashes Test, Day-Night [North Sydney]
Speak Your Mind: Technology [Sydney]
Tuesday November 7, 2017

Newtown Library, Newtown NSW

This panel explores surveillance, connectivity, the changing workplace and the role of technology in consumerism.

Speak Your Mind: Technology [Sydney]
Black Lives Matter (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Saturday November 4, 2017

Plenary, MCEC, South Wharf Melbourne

Learn more about the achievements and broader goals of #blacklivesmatter … and how we can translate the lessons of the movement to face and fight entrenched inequality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in AUS.

Black Lives Matter (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wendy Harmer Curates Exhibition Launch – Casula Powerhouse [Sydney]
Saturday November 4, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

Best-selling author, comedian and ABC Radio Sydney Mornings presenter Wendy Harmer will be stepping into the Casula Powerhouse Collection of over 5,000 artworks

Wendy Harmer Curates Exhibition Launch - Casula Powerhouse [Sydney]
Crossing Over With John Edward [Melbourne]
Saturday November 4, 2017

Hammer Hall, Melbourne, Arts Centre, Melbourne VIC

(LIMITED TIX!) See John connect with the other side as he returns to visit Melbourne live. There will be question and answer sessions and messages from loved ones on the other side and more.

Crossing Over With John Edward [Melbourne]
Law School Live (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Friday November 3, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

You might think you have issues with talking to your parents about sex – but really, you probably have less than Benjamin Law and Jenny Phang do.

Law School Live (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Music: Count Us In – Celebration Day [Melbourne]
Thursday November 2, 2017

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria

Be a part of this event where over half a million Australian students all stop and sing the same song, on the same day, at the same time.

Music: Count Us In - Celebration Day [Melbourne]
Connected Arts Exhibition [Melbourne]
Tuesday October 31, 2017

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria

CONNECTED Art Exhibition Celebration is a free event for the people of Victoria

Connected Arts Exhibition [Melbourne]
Dream Night – Melbourne Zoo [Melbourne]
Saturday October 28, 2017

Melbourne Zoo, Parkville VIC

LIMITED TIX – (TICKET INFO COMING SOON) – Dream Night give kids with a disability opportunity to connect with animals and take part in fun activities in a safe and controlled environment.

Dream Night - Melbourne Zoo [Melbourne]
Diary of a Wombat (Relaxed Performance) [Perth]
Saturday October 28, 2017

Octagon Theatre, Perth, Crawley 6009 WA

Meet Mothball, the naughtiest wombat in Australia. Bored with her daily routine, Mothball goes in search of shelter and food, creating chaos in the lives of the humans around her.

Diary of a Wombat (Relaxed Performance) [Perth]
Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories [Melbourne]
Saturday October 28, 2017

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories brings together some of Australia’s most creative theatrical minds to realise this exquisite tale

Bambert's Book of Lost Stories [Melbourne]
Bunjil Place Opening & play “Children are Stinky” [Melbourne]
Saturday October 28, 2017

Bunjil Place, Narre Warren, VIC VIC

FREE EVENT! Bunjil Place Opening & play called “Children are Stinky”

Bunjil Place Opening & play "Children are Stinky" [Melbourne]
Kevin Rudd in Conversation with Kerry O’Brien (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 26, 2017

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

Kerry O’Brien and Rudd will talk leadership, legacy and Labor and they will discuss Rudd’s hopes and ideas for the future of this country, its place in the region, and in the world.

Kevin Rudd in Conversation with Kerry O’Brien (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories (School Groups)[Melbourne]
Thursday October 26, 2017

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories brings together some of Australia’s most creative theatrical minds to realise this exquisite tale

Bambert's Book of Lost Stories (School Groups)[Melbourne]
Harry Who? The True Heroes of Hogwarts (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday October 25, 2017

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

Celebrating 20 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with a night of storytelling, music, reading and revelry.

Harry Who? The True Heroes of Hogwarts (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
The Future of Storytelling – How are evolving digital technologies impacting the way we tell stories? [Melbourne]
Tuesday October 24, 2017

ACMI, Melbourne VIC

What does the future of storytelling look like?

The Future of Storytelling - How are evolving digital technologies impacting the way we tell stories? [Melbourne]
Corponomy, Eisa Jocson  (Liveworks 2017) [Sydney]
Sunday October 22, 2017

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW

From pole dancing to macho dancing; from hostess to princess studies, Jocson’s performances unpack identity and gender formation, seduction politics and Filipino social mobility. 

Corponomy, Eisa Jocson  (Liveworks 2017) [Sydney]
YES Fest – Rally for Marriage Equality & Festival in the Park [Melbourne]
Sunday October 22, 2017

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

Equal Love’s final event as part of our YES Fest Campaign for Marriage Equality is on Sunday 22 October and is proudly supported by The Victorian Trades Hall Council and the Equality Campaign.

YES Fest - Rally for Marriage Equality & Festival in the Park [Melbourne]
CommBank Women’s Ashes, ODI – AUS v ENG [Queensland]
Sunday October 22, 2017

Allan Border Field – Crosby Park, Albion QLD

A massive Ashes summer begins in Brisbane with the first match and ODI of the Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes Series

CommBank Women’s Ashes, ODI – AUS v ENG [Queensland]
The Second Woman, Nat Randall  (Liveworks 2017) [Sydney]
Saturday October 21, 2017

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW

The Second Woman was named as one of Guardian Australia’s “10 most groundbreaking shows by women” in 2016. This enthralling performance and cinematic experience – coming to Sydney for the first time – is not to be missed. 

The Second Woman, Nat Randall  (Liveworks 2017) [Sydney]
The Bodyguard The Musical [Melbourne]
Friday October 20, 2017

The Regent Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

Hailed as ‘LONDON’S BEST MUSICAL’ by UKs Magic FM, And ‘THE HOTTEST TICKET IN TOWN’ by The Sunday Mirror.

The Bodyguard The Musical [Melbourne]
Dinner (STC) [Sydney]
Thursday October 19, 2017

Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

“A delicious feast of comedy at its most heartless and macabre.” The Telegraph, UK

Dinner (STC) [Sydney]
Tree of Knowledge, Christian Thompson  (Liveworks 2017) [Sydney]
Thursday October 19, 2017

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW

A rich solo performance that transforms dreams, memories and aspirations into surreal gestures, invoking a world where tradition, pop culture and media continually collide.

Tree of Knowledge, Christian Thompson  (Liveworks 2017) [Sydney]
Unleashed Awards – Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 19, 2017

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria

This event recognises and celebrates the genuine impact young people have made to the biggest social and economic challenges of our time.

Unleashed Awards - Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) [Melbourne]
Horrible Harriet [Perth]
Wednesday October 18, 2017

Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth WA

Join Harriet’s search for identity and friendship, with songs, laughs, mischievous fun – and Mr Chicken himself!

Horrible Harriet [Perth]
Stasis [Perth]
Tuesday October 17, 2017

The Blue Room Theatre, Northbridge Perth

A dark new sci-fi comedy about finding solace in isolation.
 

Stasis [Perth]
TSOL LIVE – Letting Go [Melbourne]
Monday October 16, 2017

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

Explore how letting go, relinquishing control and self-acceptance contribute to a meaningful life in this unique live event, featuring Sarah Wilson, Hugh Mackay and Brigid Delaney.

TSOL LIVE - Letting Go [Melbourne]
Festival of Questions (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 15, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Join us for a day of storytelling, comedy, debate, discussion and … possible disarray. We’ll open our minds and mind the whole world’s business. #festivalofQs

Festival of Questions (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Spring Festival [Melbourne]
Sunday October 15, 2017

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, Nunawading Victoria

SPRING IS HERE, LET’S CELEBRATE! Celebrate the return of warmer weather at Whitehorse City Council’s ever popular Spring Festival

Spring Festival [Melbourne]
Rebecca Thomas + Meredith Turnbull Artist Talk [Melbourne]
Saturday October 14, 2017

c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford VIC

Rebecca Thomas and Meredith Turnbull will discuss the development of their project SHE TURNS

Rebecca Thomas + Meredith Turnbull Artist Talk [Melbourne]
Filthy Rick [Melbourne]
Friday October 13, 2017

Guild Theatre, Parkville

Filthy Rick is a adapted, devised, collaborative, chaotic bastard of a play- Presented by Melbourne University Shakespeare Company (MUSC)

Filthy Rick [Melbourne]
Richard Flanagan in Conversation (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday October 9, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Join one of Australia’s leading literary talents on his exploration into the meaning, and the problem, of truth.

Richard Flanagan in Conversation (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Kinky Boots [Brisbane]
Saturday October 7, 2017

Lyric Theatre, QPAC, South Brisbane QLD

KINKY BOOTS is based on the true story of a young man’s struggle to save his family shoe business with an outrageous idea and thanks to a fabulous new friend!

Kinky Boots [Brisbane]
AWAY [Perth]
Saturday October 7, 2017

Subiaco Arts Centre, Subiaco WA 6008

Set in the summer of ’67 – ’68 three families leave the comforts of home for a holiday and return forever changed…

AWAY [Perth]
Casula Powerhouse Launch [Sydney]
Saturday October 7, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

We invite you to come and join us as we showcase the latest season of exhibitions at Casula Powerhouse.

Casula Powerhouse Launch [Sydney]
Boorhaman Residency Project [Melbourne]
Saturday October 7, 2017

Dis-used Boorhaman Primary School (Directly opposite Boorhaman CFA), Boorhaman VIC

This is a day-long opportunity to view and interact with works from the artists.

Boorhaman Residency Project [Melbourne]
Sexually Transmitted Debt [Melbourne]
Thursday October 5, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

When a person has finally made the break from his or her abuser, they may still be mired in the former partner’s debt – often with little legal recourse.

Sexually Transmitted Debt [Melbourne]
Coming Back Out: Elder LGBTQI+ (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday October 4, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

How can LGBTI+ elders know and assert their rights as they navigate the complex, confusing and sometimes intimidating aged care system?

Coming Back Out: Elder LGBTQI+ (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Eddie Ayres – Danger Music [Melbourne]
Tuesday October 3, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Learn more about Eddie Ayres’ and his new book “Danger Music” – Join him for a discussion of culture, adventure and gender.

Eddie Ayres – Danger Music [Melbourne]
Wanda and Mel (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 1, 2017

The Butterfly Club, Melbourne VIC

This show will have truth bombs and deep parental relationship realness, while sharing the unique, crazy bond that exists between mother (single) and daughter.

Wanda and Mel (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Rainbow Paradiso (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 1, 2017

Artplay Birrarung Marr, Melbourne Vic

An anything-goes interactive performance party where young people of any and every flavour are welcome

Rainbow Paradiso (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Rainbow March for Marriage Equality [Melbourne]
Sunday October 1, 2017

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

Be a part of turning Swanston Street into a giant rainbow!

Rainbow March for Marriage Equality [Melbourne]
Awards Night & After Party/Melbourne Fringe [Melbourne]
Saturday September 30, 2017

North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne

You know what they say – it ain’t over til the last mirror ball has been packed away. Lucky we’ve got a few spares up our sleeve.

Awards Night & After Party/Melbourne Fringe [Melbourne]
O Vertigo (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 30, 2017

St Michael’s Anglican Church, North Carlton VIC

Explore the world of Dance Theatre in this tightly absurd take on self discovery.

O Vertigo (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
AFL Grand Final – pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Saturday September 30, 2017

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond VIC

Auslan interpreters will be present for pre and post match entertainment at the MCG.

AFL Grand Final - pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Kaleidoscope [Brisbane]
Saturday September 30, 2017

The Playhouse, QPAC, South Bank QLD

This work is a circus piece which explores life through Ethan’s eyes, with shafts of colour and light; a dazzling kaleidoscope.

Kaleidoscope [Brisbane]
Horrible Harriet [Melbourne]
Friday September 29, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Join Harriet’s search for identity and friendship, with songs, laughs, mischievous fun – and Mr Chicken himself!

Horrible Harriet [Melbourne]
The Mudcrabs Tri-Hard (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 28, 2017

Guild Theatre, Parkville

Join Mudcrabs as they present three one-act plays featuring the best comedy writing the University of Melbourne has to offer.

The Mudcrabs Tri-Hard (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Snatches – students (RMIT) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 28, 2017

Kaleide Theatre at RMIT, Melbourne Victoria

Now in its 16th year, Snatches, simply, is a night of short theatre pieces, dance, music, poems and short films, all written, directed and performed by RMIT students.

Snatches - students (RMIT) [Melbourne]
For The Ones Who Walk Away (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 28, 2017

Siteworks, Brunswick Victoria

An installation takes over SITEWORKS, Brunswick, inviting audiences to roam the rooms of an abandoned institution in search of the traces of the ones who walked away.

For The Ones Who Walk Away (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
The Onion of Knowledge – Rough Science (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 28, 2017

Imperial Hotel, Melbourne Victoria

Featuring demonstrations, music and a good helping of “Why do I need to know this, anyway?!” (Warning: Contains course language)

The Onion of Knowledge - Rough Science (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
BIRDFOXMONSTER [Sydney]
Thursday September 28, 2017

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW

birdfoxmonster is a multi-sensorial dining experience created through a new collaboration between Studio A and Erth.

BIRDFOXMONSTER [Sydney]
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium [Sydney]
Thursday September 28, 2017

Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Dare to adventure to the bottom of the sea.

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium [Sydney]
State of Play: Political Art in 2017 (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 28, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Is art inherently political? When are artists seen as legitimate political commentators and when are they dismissed?

State of Play: Political Art in 2017 (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Killjoy (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 27, 2017

Melba Spiegeltent, Collingwood Victoria

KillJoy dances with truth and fantasy, politics and reality, sexuality and secrets. Come join the evolution!

Killjoy (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
TRAPS: a romantic comedy for the modern sociopath (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 27, 2017

Arts House – Festival Club, North Melbourne VIC

TRAPS is a romantic comedy with a black heart about the pursuit of true love, self-harm and a 400kg saltwater croc called Polly.

TRAPS: a romantic comedy for the modern sociopath (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Writers on Wednesdays: Getting Published in Literary Journals [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 27, 2017

Melbourne Writers Festival, Melbourne VIC

Learn how to work with a editors, publishers, designers and publicists to take your written word and share it with the world.

Writers on Wednesdays: Getting Published in Literary Journals [Melbourne]
Scott’s BMX Trick Bike Show [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 26, 2017

Rabbit Hole at the Emerald City (Meat Market) Venue, Melbourne VIC

Almost everybody has ridden a bike.  Scott can ride a bike in ways you have never dreamed.

Scott’s BMX Trick Bike Show [Melbourne]
The Kabooms are Ridonkulous (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 26, 2017

The Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray Victoria

An interactive, chaotic and colourful hour looking at storytelling, literature and improv. It’s never the same show twice!

The Kabooms are Ridonkulous (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Pick’n’Mix (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 24, 2017

Arts House – Festival Club, North Melbourne VIC

We’re bringing you the ultimate pick ‘n’ mix sampler of the most exciting acts from across the festival.

Pick’n’Mix (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Australian Dance Awards [Melbourne]
Sunday September 24, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Get ready for a night of excitement, entertainment and hilarity hosted by cabaret star, Yana Alana and dance sensation Benjamin Hancock.

Australian Dance Awards [Melbourne]
The Onion of Knowledge – Rough Science (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 23, 2017

Imperial Hotel, Melbourne Victoria

Featuring demonstrations, music and a good helping of “Why do I need to know this, anyway?!” (Warning: Contains course language)

The Onion of Knowledge - Rough Science (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Fanaticus (Melbourne Fringe Festival) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 23, 2017

Three Degrees – QV Square, Melbourne VIC

A wild and playful public collision of contemporary performance and street basketball.

Fanaticus (Melbourne Fringe Festival) [Melbourne]
Legally Blonde [Melbourne]
Saturday September 23, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Legally Blonde: The Musical tells the story of Delta Nu Sorority Sister Elle Woods, and her amazing trip in pursuit of sexy man Warner Huntington III.

Legally Blonde [Melbourne]
The Lavender Scare | Queer Screen Film Fest 2017 [Sydney]
Saturday September 23, 2017

Event Cinema George St Sydney, Sydney CBD NSW

A fascinating insight to a time that should be better known and a chance to better understand part of the global history of the LGBTIQ movement and culture.

The Lavender Scare | Queer Screen Film Fest 2017 [Sydney]
Faith (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Friday September 22, 2017

Arts House – Festival Club, North Melbourne VIC

A celebration of the world’s most unholy queer icon: George Michael

Faith (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Coburg Carnivale [Melbourne]
Friday September 22, 2017 - Saturday September 23, 2017

Victoria Street Mall Precinct, Coburg VIC

This year’s Coburg Carnivale will have an exciting program of participatory and live art experiences that promise to tantalise the senses.

Coburg Carnivale [Melbourne]
Big Heart [Melbourne]
Thursday September 21, 2017

Theatre Works, St Kilda, St Kilda

This is the story of a woman who adopts a child from each of the continents. She believes she offers the children a better life, free from poverty, war, or neglect

Big Heart [Melbourne]
Terror [Brisbane]
Wednesday September 20, 2017

Playhouse – QPAC, South Brisbane Queensland

Terror is a thrilling courtroom drama that has been stirring debate across the globe.

Terror [Brisbane]
Longform Society #3: The Art of the Celebrity Profile (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 20, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

This meeting of the Longform Society will discuss and dissect the writing that celebrates our ongoing fascination with celebrity.

Longform Society #3: The Art of the Celebrity Profile (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
The Moth StorySlam (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 19, 2017

Arts House – Festival Club, North Melbourne VIC

With storytellers chosen at random, the night could go in any direction – tales of heartache and woe, joy and power, curiosity, faith, hope

The Moth StorySlam (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Mark Manson On The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Monday September 18, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

Join internationally celebrated blogger and author Mark Manson as he asks us to take an active role in living a better life, with a healthy dose of pessimism. 

Mark Manson On The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Future Futures (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 17, 2017

Arts House – Festival Club, North Melbourne VIC

We’re peering into our crystal mirror-ball and visualising the future.

Future Futures (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
I’m Fine (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 17, 2017

The Butterfly Club, Melbourne VIC

If you’re a capable, high-achieving person with a sound sleep pattern and a strong coping mechanism, then this show is not for you.

I'm Fine (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Hyper-Fragility (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 16, 2017

Arts House – Festival Club, North Melbourne VIC

Melbourne’s most interesting artists come together to poke at white fragility.

Hyper-Fragility (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
2017 Victorian State Schools Spectacular -6.30pm [Melbourne]
Saturday September 16, 2017

Hisense Arena, Melbourne Victoria

A dazzling arena production guaranteed to delight the whole family!

2017 Victorian State Schools Spectacular -6.30pm [Melbourne]
Per Te [Brisbane]
Saturday September 16, 2017

The Playhouse, QPAC, South Bank QLD

Exclusive Australian premiere of astonishing circus and physical theatre.

Per Te [Brisbane]
2017 Victorian State Schools Spectacular -1pm [Melbourne]
Saturday September 16, 2017

Hisense Arena, Melbourne Victoria

A dazzling arena production guaranteed to delight the whole family!

2017 Victorian State Schools Spectacular -1pm [Melbourne]
Fela Kuti: Opposite People (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Friday September 15, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Join discussion about the life and complex legacy of Fela Kuti, who was an exceptional artist and activist.

Fela Kuti: Opposite People (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Soothplayers: Completely Improvised Shakespeare (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 14, 2017

Hares & Hyenas Cafe, Fitzroy

A high-quality, hilarious show that is guaranteed to be unlike anything else you will see this festival!

Soothplayers: Completely Improvised Shakespeare (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
John Safran in conversation with writer and comedian Daniel Burt [Melbourne]
Thursday September 14, 2017

Rowden White Library, University of Melbourne VIC 3010

Free event – An entertaining and thought-provoking talk in the Rowden White Library

John Safran in conversation with writer and comedian Daniel Burt [Melbourne]
AC Grayling On Democracy’s Crisis [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 13, 2017

Melbourne City Conference Centre, Melbourne VIC

What are the merits of representative democracy today? What is the future of democracy? Is there a viable alternative?

AC Grayling On Democracy’s Crisis [Melbourne]
Write-ability: Finding the Form [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 13, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Writers with disability who attend this free session will go in the draw to win a Writers Victoria membership and mentorship with a professional author (donated by Karen Andrews).

Write-ability: Finding the Form [Melbourne]
Aladdin – Schools Groups Only [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 13, 2017

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

Special Screening for Schools Groups – get your schools group together and come to see Aladdin! It will sweep you into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance.

Aladdin - Schools Groups Only [Melbourne]
Paul Roos and Karen Lyon in Conversation (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday September 11, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

In his new book, Here It Is, Roos reflects on more than 30 years in football, recounting tales from the coaching box and the club room

Paul Roos and Karen Lyon in Conversation (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Artist conversation No 1 Isadora Vaughan & Kate Hill [Melbourne]
Saturday September 9, 2017

c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford VIC

Artists discuss their project “Fall Line” working in and outside of the gallery and their engagement with ideas of learning, guidance and the process of peer to peer mentoring.

Artist conversation No 1 Isadora Vaughan & Kate Hill [Melbourne]
An Afternoon with Simon Napier-Bell [Melbourne]
Saturday September 9, 2017

The Pavilion – Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

In Britain he worked alongside Beatles and Stones managers Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham, taking notes and observing the workings of the music industry which he later applied to his artists whom all became household names.  

An Afternoon with Simon Napier-Bell [Melbourne]
Black T-shirt Collection [Melbourne]
Thursday September 7, 2017

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

A modern fable about brotherhood in a globalised world, Black T-Shirt Collection is a one-man tour-de-force utterly of the moment.

Black T-shirt Collection [Melbourne]
What We Do After Dark Clare Holland [Sydney]
Sunday September 3, 2017

Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

In her role as Managing Director of independent youth broadcaster FBi Radio, Clare Holland is committed to fostering and supporting Sydney music, arts, and culture

What We Do After Dark Clare Holland [Sydney]
Kirstin Shirling: Compassion As Activisim at The Studio [Sydney]
Sunday September 3, 2017

Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

The refugee crisis makes many people feel helpless –but Kirstin Shirling proves one person can make a difference

Kirstin Shirling: Compassion As Activisim at The Studio [Sydney]
SlutWalk 2017 March [Melbourne]
Saturday September 2, 2017

Victorian State Library, Melbourne VIC

It’s a controversial name, not a controversial message.

SlutWalk 2017 March [Melbourne]
Melbourne University Law Revue: Sketchual Healing [Melbourne]
Friday September 1, 2017

Guild Theatre, Parkville

An annual sketch comedy show written, directed and performed by students that has been running for over 40 years

Melbourne University Law Revue: Sketchual Healing [Melbourne]
Fish by Rollercoaster Theatre Company [Melbourne]
Friday September 1, 2017

Melba Spiegeltent, Collingwood Victoria

The world is trembling and we’re expected to just go on working, playing, spending, dreaming. We know something’s fishy. We can smell it.

Fish by Rollercoaster Theatre Company [Melbourne]
Janet Mock – Visibility and Voice [Melbourne]
Thursday August 31, 2017

Deakin Edge, Melbourne VIC

Mock draws on her experience as a journalist and prominent trans woman to speak about the power of storytelling in media, popular culture and more…

Janet Mock - Visibility and Voice [Melbourne]
THE MABO ORATION – 25th Anniversary [Queensland]
Monday August 28, 2017

The Playhouse, QPAC, South Bank QLD

The Mabo Oration is a biennial event presented by the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland and QPAC

THE MABO ORATION – 25th Anniversary [Queensland]
Black Swan Theatre 2018 Season Launch [Perth]
Monday August 28, 2017

Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth WA

2018 Season Launch

Black Swan Theatre 2018 Season Launch [Perth]
MTC 2018 Launch [Melbourne]
Monday August 28, 2017

Hammer Hall, Melbourne, Arts Centre, Melbourne VIC

Melbourne Theatre Company  2018 Season Launch.

MTC 2018 Launch [Melbourne]
AND FIRE CAME DOWN (Book Launch) [Melbourne]
Sunday August 27, 2017

Federation Square, Melbourne VIC

Join us for the launch of Emma Viskic’s And Fire Came Down

AND FIRE CAME DOWN (Book Launch) [Melbourne]
Backstage Tour – Arts Centre Melbourne [Melbourne]
Sunday August 27, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

We reveal the secrets of the theatre in this guided tour through backstage rooms, hidden passageways and technical contraptions that are unknown to most visitors.

Backstage Tour - Arts Centre Melbourne [Melbourne]
Out Of Character – Mudfest [Melbourne]
Saturday August 26, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Cristina is a 3rd year English and Theatre Studies major. She is interested in feminist theatre and comedy. Her current life’s ambition is to investigate the potential for opera-rap fusion as a musical genre.

Out Of Character - Mudfest [Melbourne]
Guru of Chai [Melbourne]
Saturday August 26, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Our Guru (Jacob Rajan) is a bucktoothed chameleon, channelling seventeen different characters and dispensing questionable spiritual wisdom as he plays out a serpentine tale of impossible love and modern-day magic

Guru of Chai [Melbourne]
Equal Love Rally and Mass Illegal Wedding [Melbourne]
Saturday August 26, 2017

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

This August marks thirteen years since the Marriage Act was amended to restrict marriage rights to heterosexual couples. 

Equal Love Rally and Mass Illegal Wedding [Melbourne]
Disability in the Arts (panel) – Mudfest [Melbourne]
Friday August 25, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Panellists: Sasha Cheryllyn Chong, Jess Kapuscinski-Evans, Christian Tsoutsouvas

Disability in the Arts (panel) - Mudfest [Melbourne]
Self Preservation – Mudfest [Melbourne]
Friday August 25, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Self Preservation is a play about the complicated relationship that folks with a chronic illness have with the medication that keeps them alive.

Self Preservation - Mudfest [Melbourne]
Tunnel Vision – Mudfest [Melbourne]
Thursday August 24, 2017 - Saturday August 26, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Exploring the nature of friendship, intimacy and belonging.

Tunnel Vision - Mudfest [Melbourne]
The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man [Melbourne]
Thursday August 24, 2017

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

People are only frightened of what they don’t understand.

The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man [Melbourne]
The Coven – Mudfest [Melbourne]
Thursday August 24, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Mudfest has grown to encompass all forms of artistic expression. Presented every two years by the University of Melbourne Student Union.

The Coven - Mudfest [Melbourne]
The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man (Schools Only Groups) [Melbourne]
Thursday August 24, 2017

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

People are only frightened of what they don’t understand.

The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man (Schools Only Groups) [Melbourne]
Arts Wellbeing Collective – Company: Healthy, Creative Communities (2 hr workshop)
Wednesday August 23, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

“The singular genius who works alone is a myth of yesterday.” Prof. Jeff DeGraff

Arts Wellbeing Collective - Company: Healthy, Creative Communities (2 hr workshop)
Aladdin [Melbourne]
Saturday August 19, 2017

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

Aladdin will sweep you into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance.

Aladdin [Melbourne]
Camelot [Sydney]
Friday August 18, 2017

Seymour Centre, Chippendale NSW 2008

It is the story of the marriage of England’s King Arthur to Guinevere, played out amid the pageantry of Camelot.

Camelot [Sydney]
Dignity Of Risk – ATYP [Sydney]
Friday August 18, 2017

ATYP Studio 1, The Wharf, Sydney NSW

Some people are thought to be too fragile, too vulnerable or just not ready. Which is fine until you realise … actually, it isn’t. That’s the point of growing up!

Dignity Of Risk - ATYP [Sydney]
An Almost Perfect Thing [Perth]
Thursday August 17, 2017

The Blue Room Theatre, Northbridge Perth

Canadian playwright Nicole Moeller’s award-winning drama is a dark, thought-provoking psychological thriller about possession and desire and our “right” to the truth.

An Almost Perfect Thing [Perth]
Krista Tippett On Conscience [Melbourne]
Thursday August 17, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

How can we live connected, conscious and perhaps even spiritual lives in this dawning secular age? Where should we look for good ideas and moral guidance?

Krista Tippett On Conscience [Melbourne]
HART [Darwin, NT]
Wednesday August 16, 2017

Brown’s Mart Theatre, Darwin NT NT

‘Beautiful, heartbreaking and liberating storytelling.’ Aussie Theatre

HART [Darwin, NT]
Jesus Christ Superstar [Melbourne]
Sunday August 13, 2017

State Theatre, Arts Centre, Southbank Victoria

This, the greatest story ever told, is based on the last week of Jesus’s life, the plot highlights the political and personal struggles between Jesus and Judas.

Jesus Christ Superstar [Melbourne]
Midwinta Gala 2017 [Melbourne]
Saturday August 12, 2017

Plaza Ballroom (located under Regent Theatre, Melbourne VIC

Midwinta has become a highly anticipated night in Melbourne’s queer cultural calendar, featuring an exclusive line-up of soon-to-be-revealed special guest entertainers to keep you in the mood.

Midwinta Gala 2017 [Melbourne]
Deafferent Theatre: Open Rehearsal [Melbourne]
Saturday August 12, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Come and join us for this open rehearsal, observing our process and the creation of a new theatre work in live time.

Deafferent Theatre: Open Rehearsal [Melbourne]
1984 [Perth]
Saturday August 12, 2017

His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth WA

April, 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching.

1984 [Perth]
Fridays are Better than Mondays [Sydney]
Friday August 11, 2017

Performance Space; Footscray Community Arts Centre, Footscray VIC

Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) is holding a free arts showcase, Fridays are better than Mondays, as part of Due West: Immersive Arts Festival.

Fridays are Better than Mondays [Sydney]
The Secret Life of Suitcases (Schools Only) [Melbourne]
Friday August 11, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

“A charming, ingenious piece of puppet theatre infused with a spirit of adventure”

The Secret Life of Suitcases (Schools Only) [Melbourne]
Armour Day 2017 Panel [Sydney]
Saturday August 5, 2017

107 Projects, Redfern

An afternoon of musing, investigation, and information sharing with a cohort of industry professionals gathered by Self Help Arts.

Armour Day 2017 Panel [Sydney]
New Slang – Wil Wagner (solo) + Bridget Allan [Melbourne]
Friday August 4, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

A very intimate show with important new Australian artists. Don’t wait – tickets will sell fast for this one.

New Slang – Wil Wagner (solo) + Bridget Allan [Melbourne]
Arts Wellbeing Collective – Centre Stage: Identity and Self in the Performing Arts (2 hr workshop)
Wednesday August 2, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

This workshop explores matters of identity for people who work within the performing arts.

Arts Wellbeing Collective - Centre Stage: Identity and Self in the Performing Arts (2 hr workshop)
Springvale Snow Fest 2017 [Melbourne]
Sunday July 30, 2017

Corner Buckingham and Balmoral avenues, Springvale, Springvale VIC

The streets will be filled with fun, snow (real and simulated), moving rides, free kids activities and market and food stalls. The highlight of the festival will be the real snow straight off the mountain from Mt Buller!

Springvale Snow Fest 2017 [Melbourne]
‘Noises Off’ by Michael Frayn [Melbourne]
Saturday July 29, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

A clumsy bombshell; a despotic director; a stuttering actor. It was never going to be easy staging a bedroom farce on tour, with a mediocre cast, but this is complete pandemonium

'Noises Off' by Michael Frayn [Melbourne]
Kinky Boots [Sydney]
Saturday July 29, 2017

Capitol Theatre, Haymarket NSW

KINKY BOOTS is based on the true story of a young man’s struggle to save his family shoe business with an outrageous idea and thanks to a fabulous new friend!

Kinky Boots [Sydney]
Deafferent Theatre Forum: Deaf Art with an Inclusive Heart [Melbourne]
Saturday July 29, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Learn how to work in a creative space with Deaf and non-Deaf artists, what to do before you set foot in the rehearsal room, and what should be in your tool-kit to make life easier for interpreters. 

Deafferent Theatre Forum: Deaf Art with an Inclusive Heart [Melbourne]
Disrupted Festival [Perth]
Saturday July 29, 2017 - Sunday July 30, 2017

State Library of Western Australia, Perth WA

Disrupted Festival of Ideas is a weekend of free conversations, intimate walking tours, live music and creativity

Disrupted Festival [Perth]
Gertrude Street Projection Festival (projection art by Deaf artist, Luke King) [Melbuorne]
Friday July 28, 2017

The Catfish, Fitzroy VIC

Musicians 4 Hearing are back bringing a mash of beats, art, projection and Auslan. Co-headlined by Melbourne shakers, Squidgenini and SO.Crates.

Gertrude Street Projection Festival (projection art by Deaf artist, Luke King) [Melbuorne]
Peter Singer On What Really Matters [Melbourne]
Friday July 28, 2017

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

How should we make ethical choices? Do our choices matter?

Peter Singer On What Really Matters [Melbourne]
Funemployed – Living with Yourself as a Writer [Melbourne]
Wednesday July 26, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

There’s more to writing than word counts and dollars. How does one handle rejection, self-doubt, anxiety, jealousy and the other internal wrestling matches and not turn creepy?

Funemployed - Living with Yourself as a Writer [Melbourne]
Writing Science Fiction Workshop [Melbourne]
Sunday July 23, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Looking to learn the ins and outs of Science Fiction? Want to know how to create convincing and immersive alternative worlds?

Writing Science Fiction Workshop [Melbourne]
We All Know What’s Happening [Melbourne]
Saturday July 22, 2017

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC

This new work sees Samara Hersch and Lara Thoms collaborate with seven young people in Melbourne in response to Australia’s ongoing relationship with Nauru.

We All Know What’s Happening [Melbourne]
Every Dog Will Have Its Day [Sydney]
Saturday July 22, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

See a group exhibition of ten contemporary Australian artists exploring the emotional connection between people and dogs.

Every Dog Will Have Its Day [Sydney]
TRIBUNAL [Melbourne]
Friday July 21, 2017

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC

This compelling collaborative work addresses Australia’s history by telling the parallel stories of Indigenous Australia and newly arrived refugees.

TRIBUNAL [Melbourne]
Blood on Silk: Last Seen [Sydney]
Friday July 21, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

An installation that investigates the emotional landscape that carers and visitors have with the hospital environment experience.

Blood on Silk: Last Seen [Sydney]
The Snow Queen [Melbourne]
Sunday July 16, 2017

Altona Theatre (to the left of the council offices), Altona VIC

Full of laughs, magic, and hijinks, The Snow Queen is a pantomime for the whole family and a great way to introduce children to the world of theatre

The Snow Queen [Melbourne]
Matilda The Musical [Adelaide]
Saturday July 15, 2017

Festival Theatre, Adelaide SA

TIX CLOSE FRIDAY 30th JUNE! Matilda revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dares to change her destiny!

Matilda The Musical [Adelaide]
The Adventures of Peter Pan and Tinkerbell [Sydney]
Thursday July 13, 2017

State Theatre, Sydney

From Bonnie Lythgoe Productions, the home of Australian panto. A spectacular, magical and laughter filled production for the whole family from ages 3 to 103!

The Adventures of Peter Pan and Tinkerbell [Sydney]
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – tickets now on sale [Sydney]
Thursday July 13, 2017

Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park NSW

Be whisked away into the wintery world of Disney’s Frozen and join Elsa and Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen - tickets now on sale [Sydney]
Longform Society #2: The Argonauts [Melbourne]
Tuesday July 11, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Strikingly original and immediately beloved, Nelson’s unique writing effortlessly moves between compelling literary criticism and memoir.

Longform Society #2: The Argonauts [Melbourne]
Take it from Me (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday July 10, 2017

The Toff in Town, Melbourne

This is a forum for strangers to dissect your love life and dish out ill-informed and context-free advice!

Take it from Me (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wiggles Around Australia Tour [Brisbane]
Sunday July 9, 2017

Brisbane City Hall Auditorium, Brisbane City QLD

Come along and see the reason why so many Aussie families know and love The Wiggles!

Wiggles Around Australia Tour [Brisbane]
Circus Oz – Model Citizens [Melbourne]
Saturday July 8, 2017

Birrarung Marr, Melbourne VIC

Circus Oz returns to the Big Top with an exciting new show with an amazing new acrobatic ensemble!

Circus Oz - Model Citizens [Melbourne]
Circus Oz – Model Citizens [Melbourne]
Saturday July 8, 2017

Birrarung Marr, Melbourne VIC

Circus Oz returns to the Big Top with an exciting new show with an amazing new acrobatic ensemble!

Circus Oz - Model Citizens [Melbourne]
Burramatta NAIDOC 2017 [Sydney]
Saturday July 8, 2017

Parramatta River, near Barry Wilde Bridge, Parramatta NSW NSW

NAIDOC Burramatta 2017 aims to emphasise and celebrate the unique and essential role that Indigenous languages play in cultural identity

Burramatta NAIDOC 2017 [Sydney]
New Slang – SAATSUMA with special guests Arbes and Franco Cozzo [Melbourne]
Friday July 7, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Joining SAATSUMA on the night will be special guests Arbes and Franco Cozzo.

New Slang – SAATSUMA with special guests Arbes and Franco Cozzo [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – tickets now on sale [Melbourne]
Friday July 7, 2017

Hisense Arena, Melbourne Victoria

Be whisked away into the wintery world of Disney’s Frozen and join Elsa and Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen - tickets now on sale [Melbourne]
Dancehouse [Melbourne]
Friday July 7, 2017

Dancehouse, North Carlton VIC

Dancehouse performance

Dancehouse [Melbourne]
Nailed it! (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday July 3, 2017

The Toff in Town, Melbourne

For the first time in Melbourne, Nailed It! brings comedians, journalists, politicians, broadcasters and authors together for a rant with a spin!

Nailed it! (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
John Clarke: A Celebration [Melbourne]
Sunday July 2, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

At this public memorial at the Melbourne Town Hall, John’s friends, colleagues and collaborators will celebrate his life and work in an evening of readings, stories and music.

John Clarke: A Celebration [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – tickets now on sale [Brisbane]
Friday June 30, 2017

Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall QLD

Be whisked away into the wintery world of Disney’s Frozen and join Elsa and Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen - tickets now on sale [Brisbane]
Creative Summit [Melbourne]
Thursday June 29, 2017

ACMI, Melbourne VIC

A meeting of minds, ideas and perspectives at the first creative industries summit

Creative Summit [Melbourne]
Beyond Tick Boxes (Casula Powerhouse Symposium) [Sydney]
Thursday June 29, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

This symposium will facilitate dialogue between artists, companies, creators, producers, organisations and institutions through a series of Q&A-style panels, small interactive breakouts

Beyond Tick Boxes (Casula Powerhouse Symposium) [Sydney]
Arts Wellbeing Collective – The Show Must Go On: Beyond Resilience (2 hr workshop)
Wednesday June 28, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

This workshop is about moving beyond just ‘coping’ or recovering quickly from difficulty (resilience) – towards flourishing.

Arts Wellbeing Collective - The Show Must Go On: Beyond Resilience (2 hr workshop)
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – tickets now on sale [Newcastle]
Friday June 23, 2017

Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Broadmeadow NSW 2292

Be whisked away into the wintery world of Disney’s Frozen and join Elsa and Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen - tickets now on sale [Newcastle]
Amateur Hour – Season 2 Launch Party [Melbourne]
Thursday June 22, 2017

Bella Union (Level 1, Trades Hall), Carlton South VIC

Amateur Hour – Season 2 Launch Party – FREE entry but limited capacity – so first in best dressed!

Amateur Hour - Season 2 Launch Party [Melbourne]
Saamdu Chetri On Gross National Happiness [Melbourne]
Tuesday June 20, 2017

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria

What is happiness? What level of material wealth do we need to flourish?

Saamdu Chetri On Gross National Happiness [Melbourne]
Saamdu Chetri On Gross National Happiness [Melbourne]
Monday June 19, 2017

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria

What is happiness? What level of material wealth do we need to flourish?

Saamdu Chetri On Gross National Happiness [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – tickets now on sale [Wollongong]
Saturday June 17, 2017

WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong NSW

Be whisked away into the wintery world of Disney’s Frozen and join Elsa and Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen - tickets now on sale [Wollongong]
Emerging Writers’ Festival – Nuanced Voices (panel) Melbourne]
Saturday June 17, 2017

State Library Victoria (Conference Centre), Melbourne VIC Melbourne VIC

Let’s talk about how we can broaden the scope of modern English writing and storytelling.

Emerging Writers' Festival - Nuanced Voices (panel) Melbourne]
Have You Tried Yoga? Platform Festival [Melbourne]
Saturday June 17, 2017

The Owl and Cat Theatre, Richmond, Melbourne, VIC

Have You Tried Yoga is a window into the invisible or very visible life of those living with chronic illness and disability.

Have You Tried Yoga? Platform Festival [Melbourne]
Strawberry Ripple Event (launch and presentation) [Melbourne]
Saturday June 17, 2017

Footscray Arts Centre, Footscray VIC

This event is the Launch of Raspberry Ripple Productions at Footscray Arts Centre

Strawberry Ripple Event (launch and presentation) [Melbourne]
Rawcus workshop [Melbourne]
Saturday June 17, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

This workshop will take participants on an imaginative journey through performance tasks, reflection and playful exchange.

Rawcus workshop [Melbourne]
Emerging Writers’ Festival – Opening Night [Melbourne]
Wednesday June 14, 2017

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria

To launch the 2017 Emerging Writers’ Festival, hear from some of tomorrow’s most exciting and important voices, who will weave a manifesto for the future.

Emerging Writers' Festival - Opening Night [Melbourne]
The 4th Annual LearnToLive Comedy Gala [Melbourne]
Saturday June 10, 2017

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

This year’s line-up features the finest and funniest yet with TRIPOD, DAVE HUGHES, KITTY FLANAGAN, SAMMY J, CAL WILSON, GERALDINE HICKEY, CHARLIE PICKERING.

The 4th Annual LearnToLive Comedy Gala [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – tickets now on sale [Adelaide]
Saturday June 10, 2017

Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Hindmarsh SA

Be whisked away into the wintery world of Disney’s Frozen and join Elsa and Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen - tickets now on sale [Adelaide]
Inside the Collection with CPAC Youth [Sydney]
Saturday June 10, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

A sneak peek of the colourful and quirky works that hide amongst the thousands of items in the Casula Powerhouse Art Centre’s rich history.

Inside the Collection with CPAC Youth [Sydney]
Seeking Same: Helen Razer (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Friday June 9, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Razer will talk about what she discovered about queer identity, profound affect and our broad social values about dating, power and desperation.

Seeking Same: Helen Razer (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Festival of the Fleeces [Merriwa NSW]
Friday June 9, 2017

Merriwa Showground, Merriwa NSW

Each year this event generates much needed funds for Westpac Rescue Helicopter, Merriwa and District Volunteer Rescue Squads. The Festival is an event that the whole community can become involved in and enjoy.

Festival of the Fleeces [Merriwa NSW]
Unspoken Words: a festival of stories [Sydney]
Sunday June 4, 2017

The Red Rattler Theatre, Marrickville New South Wales

This is about spoken word and unspoken words. Writers show their craft, and direct their own discussions about it.

Unspoken Words: a festival of stories [Sydney]
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – tickets now on sale [Perth]
Saturday June 3, 2017

Perth Arena, Perth WA

Be whisked away into the wintery world of Disney’s Frozen and join Elsa and Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen - tickets now on sale [Perth]
‘Minnie & Liraz’ by Lally Katz [Melbourne]
Saturday June 3, 2017

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

In a retirement village in Caulfield, Minnie has a granddaughter and Liraz has a grandson. Both are hopelessly single. Laying all her cards on the table, Minnie is bidding hearts.

'Minnie & Liraz' by Lally Katz [Melbourne]
Second Line Street Party (Melbourne International Jazz Festival) [Melbourne]
Saturday June 3, 2017

The Langham, Melbourne and marching along Southbank to Federation Square., Melbourne Victoria

Whether you’re a musician, dancer or just feel like funkin’ it up, put on your marching shoes, rain or shine, and join in the fun!

Second Line Street Party (Melbourne International Jazz Festival) [Melbourne]
How to Build a Home (Ever After Theatre) [Sydney]
Friday June 2, 2017

Balmain Uniting Church, Balmain NSW

How to Build a Home takes you on an immersive adventure into the experiences of ‘home’ for people with disabilities.

How to Build a Home (Ever After Theatre) [Sydney]
Nation, Clan, Self (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday May 29, 2017

Melbourne City Conference Centre, Melbourne VIC

What does it mean to write the self, or to write about nationhood – and how do we best fight to ensure others understand how we want to be seen?

Nation, Clan, Self (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Kate DiCamillo: Connecting People Through Stories (SWF) [Sydney]
Sunday May 28, 2017

Sydney Dance 1, Walsh Bay NSW

Join Kate as she explains how making an effort to really see the world has helped her to shape the loveable, unlikely heroes she has created.

Kate DiCamillo: Connecting People Through Stories (SWF) [Sydney]
SWF Gala: Advice from Nasty Women [Sydney]
Saturday May 27, 2017

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW

In a centrepiece event of the Festival, some of the world’s most acclaimed women take to the stage to find a way forward in our changing world.

SWF Gala: Advice from Nasty Women [Sydney]
Writing Perseverance (inc Graeme Innes) – SWF [Sydney]
Saturday May 27, 2017

Pier 2/3, Curiosity Stage, Sydney NSW

The authors of two of the year’s most powerful memoirs discuss their art.

Writing Perseverance (inc Graeme Innes) - SWF [Sydney]
Circus Oz – Model Citizens [Sydney]
Saturday May 27, 2017

The Joan, Penrith NSW

Circus Oz presents an exciting new show with an amazing new acrobatic ensemble!

Circus Oz - Model Citizens [Sydney]
Three Winters Green – UTS [Sydney]
Friday May 26, 2017

New York Theatrette at the Actor’s Pulse, Redfern, NSW NSW

Eight people, three years, two angels and one epidemic.

Three Winters Green - UTS [Sydney]
AWAY (A Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre Production) [Melbourne]
Friday May 26, 2017

Merlyn Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne Victoria

Filled with irrepressible humour and a distinct Australian spirit, Away is a beloved modern classic.

AWAY (A Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre Production) [Melbourne]
Thomas Friedman: The Case for Optimism [Sydney]
Friday May 26, 2017

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW

In his most ambitious work to date, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman shows that we have entered an age of dizzying acceleration – and explains how to live in it.

Thomas Friedman: The Case for Optimism [Sydney]
Sorry Day Ceremony [Sydney]
Friday May 26, 2017

Centenary Square, Parramatta (Just outside Town Hall), Parramatta NSW NSW

An event from the City of Parramatta – with speeches by members of Council and the community, a smoking ceremony & dance performances.

Sorry Day Ceremony [Sydney]
Things You Need To Know and May Have Missed (SWF) [Sydney]
Thursday May 25, 2017

Sydney Dance 2, Walsh Bay NSW

From LGBTI bushrangers to early stories of travel and conquest, learn something new with this panel of history buffs

Things You Need To Know and May Have Missed (SWF) [Sydney]
Documenting Hardship (SWF) [Sydney]
Thursday May 25, 2017

Sydney Dance 2, Walsh Bay NSW

What challenges do historians face when exploring sensitive topics?

Documenting Hardship (SWF) [Sydney]
Jay Rayner (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 24, 2017

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC

Rayner is the Observer’s brilliant and harsh London-based food columnist as well as a UK Masterchef judge

Jay Rayner (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
The Alt Write (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday May 22, 2017

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

What, if anything, is the responsibility of the writer? Is it to change minds? Or even the world?

The Alt Write (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Self / intimacy / power – Public Forum (Poetry Readings) [Melbourne]
Sunday May 21, 2017

Longplay, Fitzroy North VIC

There will be four different performers reading their own writing. Readings will be based on themes of heritage, diaspora, self, power, pride, fear, intimacy and sexuality.

Self / intimacy / power - Public Forum (Poetry Readings) [Melbourne]
Jazz Poetry Slam [Melbourne]
Friday May 19, 2017

Melbourne Bowling Club, Windsor, Victoria VIC

With no set themes or strict time limits, we invite you to explore and let your inner wordsmith emerge

Jazz Poetry Slam [Melbourne]
Luke Heggie – Rough Diamanté [Perth]
Friday May 19, 2017

State Theatre Centre, Perth WA

‘A unique, powerful and insightful Australian comic voice. ????½’ Sydney Morning Herald

Luke Heggie - Rough Diamanté [Perth]
7 Stages of Grieving [Sydney]
Thursday May 18, 2017

Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

It shares true and personal stories that need to keep being told. And perhaps most importantly, it opens a dialogue about the issues that separate and unite Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

7 Stages of Grieving [Sydney]
Screenabilities (Sydney Film Festival) [Sydney]
Wednesday May 17, 2017

Kings Cross Library, Potts Point NSW

There are many films about disability, but today’s projects made by those with lived experience of disability offer the most startling, provocative and authentic cinema.

Screenabilities (Sydney Film Festival) [Sydney]
The Lighthouse Girl (7pm) [Perth]
Tuesday May 16, 2017

Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth WA

Limited tix to this 3rd show! This gentle play brings to life the stories of those left at home during the war waiting, wondering, hoping… and the struggles of the young men who valiantly enlisted to help defend their country.

The Lighthouse Girl (7pm) [Perth]
Transpossible: Performance showcase [Melbourne]
Saturday May 13, 2017

Library At The Dock, Melbourne Victoria

myriad collective is proud to present TRANSPOSSIBLE: Trans and gender diverse communities envisioning creative futures.

Transpossible: Performance showcase [Melbourne]
The Lighthouse Girl (7.00pm) [Perth]
Saturday May 13, 2017

Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth WA

This gentle play brings to life the stories of those left at home during the war waiting, wondering, hoping… and the struggles of the young men who valiantly enlisted to help defend their country.

The Lighthouse Girl (7.00pm) [Perth]
The Lighthouse Girl (1.30pm) [Perth]
Saturday May 13, 2017

Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth WA

This gentle play brings to life the stories of those left at home during the war waiting, wondering, hoping… and the struggles of the young men who valiantly enlisted to help defend their country.

The Lighthouse Girl (1.30pm) [Perth]
Sutton Gallery (Ebony Truscott Exhibition) [Melbourne]
Saturday May 13, 2017

Sutton Gallery, Fitzroy VIC

Learn more from Ebony Truscott, a Melbourne-based artist

Sutton Gallery (Ebony Truscott Exhibition) [Melbourne]
VCE Top Acts 2017 [Melbourne]
Friday May 12, 2017

Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank Victoria

Top Acts 2017 is a two hour concert comprising stunning performances by young performing artists.

VCE Top Acts 2017 [Melbourne]
Transpossible: Performance showcase [Melbourne]
Friday May 12, 2017

Library At The Dock, Melbourne Victoria

myriad collective is proud to present TRANSPOSSIBLE: Trans and gender diverse communities envisioning creative futures.

Transpossible: Performance showcase [Melbourne]
Dark Emu (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 10, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Pascoe will discuss the writing, research and reception of his groundbreaking, celebrated book. What does challenging the past of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people mean for the present?

Dark Emu (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Sydney Film Festival public launch [Sydney]
Wednesday May 10, 2017

Customs House Library, Sydney NSW

City of Sydney Library is thrilled to host the program launch in partnership with Sydney Film Festival.

Sydney Film Festival public launch [Sydney]
Emerging Writers’ Festival (launch) [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 9, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

The Emerging Writers’ Festival is a not-for-profit organisation whose foundations are built on supporting emerging writers.

Emerging Writers’ Festival (launch) [Melbourne]
Black and Green (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday May 8, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

In this panel discussion, we’ll explore the history of the always evolving relationship between the environmental movement and Indigenous Australia.

Black and Green (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Yirramboi [Melbourne]
Monday May 8, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Arts Centre Melbourne and Yirramboi invite you to a workshop.

Yirramboi [Melbourne]
Tom Ballard – Problematic [Sydney]
Sunday May 7, 2017

Giant Dwarf, Redfern NSW

Come and enjoy a laugh with Tom Ballard – Winner Helpman Award Best Comedy Performer 2016!

Tom Ballard - Problematic [Sydney]
Pouliuli (Fa‘aliga) – exhibition opening [Melbourne]
Saturday May 6, 2017

West Space, Melbourne VIC

This event is the opening of the P?uliuli exhibition within Yirramboi Festival at West Space, Narrm Melbourne.

Pouliuli (Fa‘aliga) - exhibition opening [Melbourne]
Practice what you teach [SYDNEY]
Saturday May 6, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

Practice What You Teach is an initiative and a series of exhibitions devoted to motivating and promoting the artistic practices of art teachers.

Practice what you teach [SYDNEY]
From one body to another [SYDNEY]
Saturday May 6, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

An immersive installation, casting the movements and responses of bodies as they interact with sculptural works and tactile paintings.

From one body to another [SYDNEY]
Romeo is Not the Only Fruit [Melbourne]
Friday May 5, 2017

Guild Theatre, Parkville

A theatrical and musical exploration of racism by people of colour.

Romeo is Not the Only Fruit [Melbourne]
EXHIBITIONS: Head on Photo Festival [Sydney]
Friday May 5, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

Spy/Spy is a cross-look at Cannes Film Festival 2015 & 2016.

EXHIBITIONS: Head on Photo Festival [Sydney]
Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Friday May 5, 2017

Birrarung Marr, Melbourne VIC

The workshops are part of the program at the Arts Learning Festival, which is ran by Independent Schools Victoria

Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Talk (STC) [Sydney]
Thursday May 4, 2017

Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW

Don’t follow the story. Be the story.

Talk (STC) [Sydney]
Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Thursday May 4, 2017

Birrarung Marr, Melbourne VIC

The workshops are part of the program at the Arts Learning Festival, which is ran by Independent Schools Victoria

Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Armando Iannucci (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 3, 2017

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

In conversation with Tony Martin, Iannucci will discuss the predicaments and possibilities of political satire today.

Armando Iannucci (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Group Conversations; Australia’s Shame Closing Night [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 3, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

The closing night is going to be a lively one, with food and drink, music, song, an artist’s talk and an interactive panel discussion.

Group Conversations; Australia's Shame Closing Night [Melbourne]
Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 3, 2017

Birrarung Marr, Melbourne VIC

The workshops are part of the program at the Arts Learning Festival, which is ran by Independent Schools Victoria

Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Swearing In: Veep’s Armando Iannuci on Spin and Satire [Sydney]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW

In this very special event, ‘the hard man of political satire’ talks to Chris Taylor about comedy, politics and ‘Continuity with Change’.

Swearing In: Veep's Armando Iannuci on Spin and Satire [Sydney]
Mia Freedman on Work Strife Balance [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

Cinema Nova, Carlton VICtoria

Work Strife Balance is about Mia’s most mortifying slip-ups in life, love and work.
Mia will be joined in conversation by writer and comedian Meshel Laurie.

Mia Freedman on Work Strife Balance [Melbourne]
Auslan Course – Content Specific [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

St Martins Youth Arts Centre, South Yarra VIC

If you’ve always wanted to learn Auslan – now is the time! It will be creative, interactive, fun and challenging!

Auslan Course - Content Specific [Melbourne]
ANZTRUC conference – closing session [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

The Australia New Zealand Tessitura Regional Users Conference (ANZTRUC) is a not-for-profit user-led conference attended by licensees of Tessitura software in the Asia Pacific region.

ANZTRUC conference - closing session [Melbourne]
Clementine Ford at Rowden White Library – Mel Uni [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

Rowden White Library, University of Melbourne VIC 3010

Join us at the Rowden White tomorrow for a talk from Clementine Ford, author of Fight Like A Girl! It’s free.

Clementine Ford at Rowden White Library - Mel Uni [Melbourne]
ANZTRUC conference – General Session – Technology Update [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

The Australia New Zealand Tessitura Regional Users Conference (ANZTRUC) is a not-for-profit user-led conference attended by licensees of Tessitura software in the Asia Pacific region.

ANZTRUC conference - General Session – Technology Update [Melbourne]
ANZTRUC conference – Innovator Series [Melbourne]
Monday May 1, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

The Australia New Zealand Tessitura Regional Users Conference (ANZTRUC) is a not-for-profit user-led conference attended by licensees of Tessitura software in the Asia Pacific region.

ANZTRUC conference  - Innovator Series [Melbourne]
ANZTRUC conference [Melbourne]
Monday May 1, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

The Australia New Zealand Tessitura Regional Users Conference (ANZTRUC) is a not-for-profit user-led conference attended by licensees of Tessitura software in the Asia Pacific region.

ANZTRUC conference [Melbourne]
Contemporary Still Life (Launch) [Sydney]
Friday April 28, 2017

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula NSW

Launch of exhibition including introduction of artists and concepts will be Auslan interpreted.

Contemporary Still Life (Launch) [Sydney]
The Longform Society Meeting 1 #Robots [Melbourne]
Thursday April 27, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Read a selection of compelling, entertaining and occasionally terrifying pieces on the subject of robots and artificial intelligence.

The Longform Society Meeting 1 #Robots [Melbourne]
Marcus Auslan Interpretation [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 26, 2017

Cardinia Cultural Centre, Pakenham VIC

Cardinia Cultural Centre

Marcus Auslan Interpretation [Melbourne]
ANZAC Day service [Perth]
Tuesday April 25, 2017

Town of Victoria Park Memorial Gardens, Victoria Park WA

The Auslan interpreter will be on a stage, and there will be a huge double sided LED screen so you will be able to access from most areas.

ANZAC Day service [Perth]
Tom Ballard – Boundless Plains To Share [Melbourne]
Saturday April 22, 2017

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

Come and enjoy a laugh with Tom Ballard – Winner Helpman Award Best Comedy Performer 2016!

Tom Ballard - Boundless Plains To Share [Melbourne]
Fringe Wives Club Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party (MICF) [Melbourne]
Friday April 21, 2017

The Parthenon, Greek Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Three comedy she-wolf legends unite for Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party.

Fringe Wives Club Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party (MICF) [Melbourne]
Geraldine Hickey – Smithereens (MICF) [Melbourne]
Friday April 21, 2017

Imperial Hotel, Melbourne Victoria

A brand-new show at the MICF from 3RRR FM Breakfaster Geraldine Hickey.

Geraldine Hickey - Smithereens (MICF) [Melbourne]
MONICA DULLARD presents Ageing with Attitude (MICF) [Melbourne]
Friday April 21, 2017

The Clyde Hotel, Carlton Victoria

Join Monica in her new show, chock full of characters, stories and observations about doing what we can not to get old!

MONICA DULLARD presents Ageing with Attitude (MICF) [Melbourne]
The very hungry caterpillar [Perth]
Friday April 21, 2017

Octagon Theatre, Perth, Crawley 6009 WA

One of the most-read and famous children’s books of all time, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for the whole family.

The very hungry caterpillar [Perth]
Josie Long – Something Better – MICF [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 19, 2017

Swiss Club, Melbourne Vic

‘This is a show about trying to be hopeful when the world is, quite frankly, being a total arsehole.”

Josie Long - Something Better - MICF [Melbourne]
Luke Heggie Rough Diamanté [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 19, 2017

Chinese Museum – Silk Room, Melbourne VIC VIC

‘A unique, powerful and insightful Australian comic voice. ????½’ Sydney Morning Herald

Luke Heggie Rough Diamanté [Melbourne]
Disappointments (Judith Lucy & Denise Scott) – MICF [Melbourne]
Sunday April 16, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

SOLD OUT!!! As part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival!

Disappointments (Judith Lucy & Denise Scott) - MICF [Melbourne]
Circus Oz – Model Citizens – 7.30pm [Brisbane]
Saturday April 15, 2017

Playhouse – QPAC, South Brisbane Queensland

Circus Oz returns to the Big Top with an exciting new show with an amazing new acrobatic ensemble!

Circus Oz - Model Citizens - 7.30pm [Brisbane]
Circus Oz – Model Citizens – 1.30pm [Brisbane]
Saturday April 15, 2017

Playhouse – QPAC, South Brisbane Queensland

Circus Oz returns to the Big Top with an exciting new show with an amazing new acrobatic ensemble!

Circus Oz - Model Citizens - 1.30pm [Brisbane]
James Veitch – MICF [Melbourne]
Thursday April 13, 2017

The Cube, ACMI, Melbourne Victoria

UK comedian, bestselling author and self-professed scamp James Veitch presents his Australian stand-up debut.

James Veitch - MICF [Melbourne]
Wiggles Around Australia Tour [Bendigo]
Thursday April 13, 2017

Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo VIC

Come along and see the reason why so many Aussie families know and love The Wiggles!

Wiggles Around Australia Tour [Bendigo]
Urzila Carlson- Unacceptable [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 12, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

SOLD OUT!! ‘Carlson is a gifted and accomplished comedian ­– an absolute must-see.’ Appetite for the Arts (NZ)

Urzila Carlson- Unacceptable [Melbourne]
Tommy Little – Good Talk (MICF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 12, 2017

The Forum Downstairs, Melbourne, VIC 3000 VIC

Performing live is what Tommy does best, so do yourself a favour and go and enjoy a brand new show from the most exciting comedian of his generation. Good talk.

Tommy Little – Good Talk (MICF) [Melbourne]