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Upcoming Shows

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 20, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne , Australia

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

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
‘Ross & Rachel’ by James Fritz (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 20, 2018

Theatre Works, St Kilda VIC, Australia

*No knowledge of the TV series Friends is required to enjoy this show. For those devotees, this is the one that you didn’t see coming…

'Ross & Rachel' by James Fritz (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Have You Tried Yoga? (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 20, 2018

The Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray Victoria, Australia

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? (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
Thursday September 20, 2018

Theatre Republic – The Block, Musk Avenue, KELVIN GROVE QLD, Australia

“Love and Anger isn’t merely funny, it really is hilarious. And genius.” (AUSTRALIAN STAGE)

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger  (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
AGMC Conference [Melbourne]
Friday September 21, 2018 - Sunday September 23, 2018

St Kilda Town Hall,, St Kilda Victoria, Australia

The Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC)

AGMC Conference [Melbourne]
Liane Moriarty (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Friday September 21, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

Liane Moriarty writes smart, sexy suburban satire – and it’s made her a huge, if reluctant, star.

Liane Moriarty (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Koo Koo the Bird Girl by Sarah Houbolt (opening) [Melbourne]
Friday September 21, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

Sarah brings you a haunting, captivating, visceral experience of the beauty of difference in this one woman show.

Koo Koo the Bird Girl by Sarah Houbolt (opening) [Melbourne]
Cosi [Melbourne]
Friday September 21, 2018

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Cosi will captivate the audience with gripping performances, that take you on a humbling journey of life within the walls of a rehabilitation centre.

Cosi [Melbourne]
DirtyFeet (dance) [Sydney]
Friday September 21, 2018

Shopfront Arts Co-Op, Carlton NSW, Australia

DirtyFeet is proud that the 2018 season of Out of the Studio features a first look of new choreographic works by SARA BLACK and LUCKY LARTEY.

DirtyFeet (dance) [Sydney]
A Weekend For Everybody (Darebin Arts) Northcote Town Hall [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018 - Sunday September 23, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC, Australia

Join in a Deaf dance party, or bust a move in the world’s smallest nightclub at Melbourne Fringe event, A Weekend for Everybody.

A Weekend For Everybody (Darebin Arts) Northcote Town Hall [Melbourne]
Coburg Carnivale [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Victoria Street Mall Precinct, Coburg VIC, Australia

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]
Eva Rothschild In Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Rothschild will explore her interest in the social aspect of sculpture and play, along with the influence in minimalism, classical architecture and popular culture

Eva Rothschild In Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
My Island Dream 2018 #MID2018 [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Enjoy Venue, Sunshine North VIC, Australia

My Island Dream (MID) is back in 2018 and it’s going to be epic. This year we are going to have the biggest PASIFIKA celebration brought to you by the young people of Westside Pasifika for the young peoples of the West!

My Island Dream 2018 #MID2018 [Melbourne]
Window Shopping (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Vincent Care (Out the front of), Glenroy VIC, Australia

OFFICE will give a public lecture focusing on the street as a public space, questioning its role and value in our rapidly changing society.

Window Shopping (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Edgy, Contemporary, Feminist, and Fabulous! (MFF) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Hare Hole, Fitzroy VIC , Australia

Don’t stop talking honey because we sure won’t! #ECFF is here and wants you to be part of the conversation.

Edgy, Contemporary, Feminist, and Fabulous! (MFF) [Melbourne]
Get F*NKED (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Brunswick VIC , Australia

Join us for a Fierce, Fevered, and Effing-unbelievable Party. Wear what you want, dance how you choose. Let’s Get F*NKD.

Get F*NKED (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 23, 2018 - Saturday September 29, 2018

Healesville Zoo, Badger Creek VIC, Australia

In celebration of National Week of Deaf People (23-29 September) Auslan interpreters will be onsite at Healesville Sanctuary between 11am-3pm each day of the week

Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Colour Correction (Dance) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 23, 2018

Dancehouse, Melbourne Australia, Carlton North VIC, Australia

The relationship we have with colour is as much social and political as it is sensorial and emotional. It is sometimes selective, sometimes unavoidable, but always symbolic.

Colour Correction (Dance) [Melbourne]
The Good Person Recipe [Melbourne]
Sunday September 23, 2018

Club Voltaire, North Melbourne VIC , Australia

What would you do if you could make people nicer? The Good Person Recipe combines food, receipts and a touch of salt to cook up an intimate play about one waitress’ struggle to preserve her goodness.

The Good Person Recipe [Melbourne]
Pushing The Limits [Melbourne]
Monday September 24, 2018

Artplay Birrarung Marr, Melbourne Vic, Australia

Push your practice to the limits, be guided through the process of creating extraordinary experimental work for children using Live Art principles as a toolbox for creation.

Pushing The Limits  [Melbourne]
City of Ballarat – Little Languages Program (Storytime) [Ballarat, VIC]
Tuesday September 25, 2018

City of Ballarat Library, Ballarat VIC, Australia

Little Languages Program – more info coming soon

City of Ballarat -  Little Languages Program (Storytime) [Ballarat, VIC]
IHC Children’s Show: Rock and Roll Spectacular (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
Wednesday September 26, 2018

The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent, SOUTH BANK QLD, Australia

If you love your children but hate boring kids’ shows, come get a taste of this!

IHC Children’s Show: Rock and Roll Spectacular (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
George’s Marvellous Medicine [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 26, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The much loved book by Roald Dahl bounds off the page in this spectacular live show.

George’s Marvellous Medicine [Melbourne]
Floating Key (MFF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 26, 2018

Lithuanian Club, Melbourne, North Melbourne VIC , Australia

This multimedia poetic experience investigates the steps foraged to elevate our voices then and now.

Floating Key (MFF) [Melbourne]
The Owl and the Pussycat (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
Thursday September 27, 2018

The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent, SOUTH BANK QLD, Australia

Aboard a magical pea-green boat, this charming work explores universal themes of love, harmony and acceptance.

The Owl and the Pussycat (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
Antony//Cleopatra (MFF) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 27, 2018

Second Story Studios, Collingwood VIC, Australia

Focusing on the nature of celebrity and the role of gender in modern politics ‘antony//cleopatra’ is a pop art queer theory mashup, acting as both tribute and interrogation of Shakespeare’s version of history and femininity

Antony//Cleopatra (MFF) [Melbourne]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Wodonga, VIC]
Thursday September 27, 2018

Hume Bank Butter Factory Theatre, Wodonga VIC , Australia

Enter the raucous, radical, wildly funny world of Queerstories and enjoy an unexpected tale or two from a diverse line-up of stars and strangers.

Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Wodonga, VIC]
Bighouse Dreaming (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 27, 2018

Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Brunswick VIC , Australia

RACE. CLASS. SEX. DRUGS. VIOLENCE. INCARCERATION. POVERTY.
THE PSYCHIC MAELSTROM OF COLONISATION.

Bighouse Dreaming (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Mamma Mia [Melbourne]
Friday September 28, 2018

Princess Theatre, Melbourne VIC, Australia

(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 [Melbourne]
AFL Grand Final – pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Friday September 28, 2018

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond VIC, Australia

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

AFL Grand Final - pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Mudcrabs Presents: MindQuest – Journey Into Forever [Melbourne]
Friday September 28, 2018

Guild Theatre, Parkville , Australia

The Vortons are devouring the universe and only a bewildered crew of no-hopers – led by a hundred-year-old playwright – can save the day.

Mudcrabs Presents: MindQuest - Journey Into Forever [Melbourne]
Koo Koo the Bird Girl by Sarah Houbolt [Melbourne]
Friday September 28, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

Sarah brings you a haunting, captivating, visceral experience of the beauty of difference in this one woman show.

Koo Koo the Bird Girl by Sarah Houbolt [Melbourne]
Outside Mullingar [Brisbane]
Friday September 28, 2018

Chelmer Community Centre, Chelmer , Brisbane QLD, Australia

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]
Maximumrocknroll (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Friday September 28, 2018

Arts House – Festival Club, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Get ready for circus, dance, comedy, cabaret and chaos from the best human beings they can mash together.

Maximumrocknroll (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Man With the Iron Neck (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
Saturday September 29, 2018

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm QLD, Australia

A new work from Australia’s leading physical theatre company tells the story of an Australian family – three Aboriginal kids from a small town – and how two choose to survive when one is lost.

Man With the Iron Neck (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
Play School Concert [Sydney]
Monday October 1, 2018

Sydney Boys College The Great Hall, Moore Park NSW 2021, Australia

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]
Gillian Triggs: Speaking Up (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 4, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

There’s no denying her commitment to the human rights framework, and her belief that Australia needs its own Bill of Rights.

Gillian Triggs: Speaking Up (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Play School Concert [Central Coast, NSW]
Saturday October 6, 2018

Mingara Recreation Club, Tumbi Umbi NSW, Australia

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 [Central Coast, NSW]
Symposium: So Duchamp (Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery) [Crawley, WA]
Saturday October 6, 2018

Woolnough Lecture Theatre UWA, Crawley WA, Australia

Join artists, academics and curators in examining the omnipresent legacy of Marcel Duchamp within contemporary art. Is Duchamp relevant to the significant challenges of today?

Symposium: So Duchamp (Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery) [Crawley, WA]
Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories [Sydney]
Saturday October 6, 2018

The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

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

Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories [Sydney]
Polly Borland In Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday October 6, 2018

NGV AUSTRALIA, FEDERATION SQUARE (Exhibition Space), Melbourne VIC, Australia

Polly Borland’s more recent works see her exploring more abstract and surreal imagery.

Polly Borland In Conversation  (NGV) [Melbourne]
Past, Present & Future Queer Australia (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday October 9, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

In this panel discussion, we’ll discuss some ideas for marking LGBTI+ History Month in Australia. We’ll also discuss the work of Australians – including activists, archivists and academics – who have shaped our queer past and present.

Past, Present & Future Queer Australia (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Let Me Finish [Perth, WA]
Tuesday October 9, 2018

The Blue Room Theatre, Northbridge Perth, Australia

A no-frills look into the lives of four young women, Let me finish. is too loud, too emotional, too thirsty, too much information, and just getting started.

Let Me Finish [Perth, WA]
The Snow Dragon [Sydney]
Thursday October 11, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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

Yo Diddle Diddle [Sydney]
Aladdin [Perth]
Sunday October 14, 2018

Crown Theatre Perth, Burswood Western Australia, Australia

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

Aladdin [Perth]
The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 14, 2018

NGV International, MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

The audacious power plays and tumultuous love affairs of the last Queen of Egypt have captivated artists, musicians, filmmakers and writers for more than 2000 years.

The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
Nearer The Gods [Queensland]
Monday October 15, 2018

Bille Brown Studio, Queensland Theatre Company, South Brisbane , Australia

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]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 18, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne , Australia

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

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Liveworks Opening Night – Performance Space [Sydney]
Thursday October 18, 2018

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW , Australia

Liveworks is the place to discover what’s next in contemporary art and brush shoulders with some of the most brilliant artists of our time. Performances, installations, virtual reality and beyond – Liveworks is your chance to #getexperimental.

Liveworks Opening Night - Performance Space [Sydney]
Prize Fighter (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 18, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC, Australia

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

Prize Fighter (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Priscilla Queen of the Desert [Brisbane]
Saturday October 20, 2018

Lyric Theatre, QPAC, South Brisbane QLD, Australia

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 [Brisbane]
Working with Children (Liveworks) [Sydney]
Saturday October 20, 2018

Carriageworks, Eveleigh NSW , Australia

Working With Children explores the moral and ethical minefield of working with children, and the moral ambiguities it raises.

Working with Children (Liveworks) [Sydney]
Hell Is Other People [Melbourne]
Saturday October 20, 2018

The Melba Speigeltent, Collingwood , Australia

Raw. Honest. Brave. Theatre. Circus. Dance.

Hell Is Other People [Melbourne]
Mandurah Children’s Festival [Mandurah, WA]
Sunday October 21, 2018

Mandurah Eastern Foreshore, Mandurah WA, Australia

The Mandurah Children’s Festival is a FREE event which encourages participation in a number of fun family activities in a safe and friendly environment.

Mandurah Children’s Festival [Mandurah, WA]
Whitehorse Spring Festival [Melbourne]
Sunday October 21, 2018

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, Nunawading Victoria, Australia

Celebrate all the fun, fabulous and quirky talents that make Whitehorse great!

Whitehorse Spring Festival [Melbourne]
The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 21, 2018

NGV International, MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

The audacious power plays and tumultuous love affairs of the last Queen of Egypt have captivated artists, musicians, filmmakers and writers for more than 2000 years.

The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
2018 CONNECTED Art Exhibition (Celebration Event) [Melbourne]
Tuesday October 23, 2018

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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

2018 CONNECTED Art Exhibition (Celebration Event) [Melbourne]
Anne Summers: Her Story (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 25, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

Anne Summers is a person of phenomenal energy and copious talent. She’s an editor, a publisher, a writer, an activist and, for many, the godmother of Australian feminism.

Anne Summers: Her Story (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Children’s Week Picnic event (Werribee Park) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 28, 2018

Werribee Mansion, Werribee South VIC, Australia

This FREE community event is open and accessible to all and is a fun family friendly day out full of entertainment, interactive arts experiences, sporting activities, music, dancing and good times!

Children’s Week Picnic event (Werribee Park)  [Melbourne]
The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 28, 2018

NGV International, MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

The audacious power plays and tumultuous love affairs of the last Queen of Egypt have captivated artists, musicians, filmmakers and writers for more than 2000 years.

The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
Crossing Over With John Edward [Melbourne]
Thursday November 8, 2018

Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank VIC, Australia

(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]
Voices of Remembrance Concerts – QMF [Toowoomba]
Friday November 9, 2018

Empire Theatres Pty Ltd, Toowoomba QLD , Australia

Featuring performances by award winning songstress Katie Noonan and renowned New Zealand baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes, the concert will be sound-tracked by songs of remembrance, as a reflection of war and peace.

Voices of Remembrance Concerts - QMF [Toowoomba]
Voices of Remembrance Concerts – QMF [Cairns]
Saturday November 10, 2018

Munro Martin Parklands, Cairns QLD, Australia

Featuring performances by award winning songstress Katie Noonan and renowned New Zealand baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes, the concert will be sound-tracked by songs of remembrance, as a reflection of war and peace.

Voices of Remembrance Concerts - QMF [Cairns]
Midsumma Festival 2019 (program launch) [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 14, 2018

Meat Market, North Melbourne , Australia

Australia’s premier queer arts and cultural festival returns in 2019, running from 19 January to 10 February.

Midsumma Festival 2019 (program launch) [Melbourne]
Neon Tiger [Queensland]
Wednesday November 14, 2018

Roundhouse Theatre, Kelvin Grove QLD, Australia

The adult gap-year you never knew you needed.

Neon Tiger [Queensland]
Mamma Mia [Adelaide]
Saturday November 17, 2018

Festival Theatre, Adelaide SA, Australia

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 [Adelaide]
Hedda [Queensland]
Monday November 19, 2018

Bille Brown Studio, Queensland Theatre Company, South Brisbane , Australia

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]
The Gruffalo’s Child [Perth]
Thursday November 22, 2018

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

Limited tickets! The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood…

The Gruffalo's Child  [Perth]
Ophelia [Melbourne]
Thursday November 22, 2018

Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray VIC, Australia

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 VIC, Australia

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, Australia

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

Towards Zero [Brisbane]
CIRCUS OZ – Rock Bang [Melbourne]
Saturday November 24, 2018

Merlyn Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Part rock concert, part side-splitting comedy and smashed together with acrobatic punk anarchy!

CIRCUS OZ  - Rock Bang [Melbourne]
Sounds & Vibes [Adelaide]
Saturday December 1, 2018

Adelaide Showground (Hamilton Boulevard ), Wayville SA, Australia

KYD-X has an ultimate goal to ensure that music festivals and other events are made accessible and will use this event as a benchmark to demonstrate how these events can be made accessible to all and how easy & cost effective it can be

Sounds & Vibes [Adelaide]
The Very Hungry Caterpillar [Melbourne]
Saturday December 1, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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 [Melbourne]
Auslan Tour – HERE&NOW18 + No Second Thoughts (LWAG) [Crawley, WA]
Saturday December 8, 2018

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

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

Auslan Tour - HERE&NOW18 + No Second Thoughts (LWAG) [Crawley, WA]
Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday [Sydney]
Saturday December 15, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

QUACK! The much loved BBC series Sarah & Duck are flying south for their first visit to the Sydney Opera House!

 

Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday [Sydney]
Whitehorse Carols [Melbourne]
Sunday December 16, 2018

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, Nunawading Victoria, Australia

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

Whitehorse Carols [Melbourne]
Whitehorse Australia Day Concert [Melbourne]
Saturday January 26, 2019

Whitehorse Civic Centre, Nunawading Victoria, Australia

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

Willow Park, Wodonga Victoria , Australia

Wodonga Brass presents this traditional Carols by Candlelight.

Wodonga Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]

 

 

Past Shows

Acting Out: Art that Changes the World (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 19, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Join us for this free conversation at the Wheeler Centre, as we delve into the fine balance of art and activism – from creativity and accessibility to strategy.

Acting Out: Art that Changes the World (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Come Together: Rethinking Art & Citizenship (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday September 17, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

What role can art play in transforming democracies? How can theatre and performance act as a vehicle to test drive new realities? And what happens when children are not students – but researchers and collaborators?

Come Together: Rethinking Art & Citizenship (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Situational Awareness (Sofie Prints) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Highlander Bar, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Sofie has had numerous appearances at not only the Melbourne Fringe but also in Edinburgh.

Situational Awareness (Sofie Prints) [Melbourne]
2018 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (6:30pm) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Hisense Arena, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Experience Melbourne’s biggest professionally staged song and dance phenomenon, the Victorian State Schools Spectacular, a dazzling arena production guaranteed to entertain the whole family.  

2018 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (6:30pm) [Melbourne]
Blasted [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria, Australia

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]
Priscilla Queen of the Desert [Adelaide]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Festival Theatre, Adelaide SA, Australia

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 [Adelaide]
2018 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (1:00pm) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Hisense Arena, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Experience Melbourne’s biggest professionally staged song and dance phenomenon, the Victorian State Schools Spectacular, a dazzling arena production guaranteed to entertain the whole family.  

2018 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (1:00pm) [Melbourne]
Curators Lectures – Baldessin / Whiteley: Parallel Visions Exhibition (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne VIC , Australia

Baldessin/Whiteley: Parallel Visions is a visually exciting and innovative blockbuster exhibition that brings together for the first time the work of these two giants of Australian art.

Curators Lectures – Baldessin / Whiteley: Parallel Visions Exhibition (NGV) [Melbourne]
Situational Awareness (Sofie Prints) [Melbourne]
Friday September 14, 2018

Highlander Bar, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Sofie has had numerous appearances at not only the Melbourne Fringe but also in Edinburgh.

Situational Awareness (Sofie Prints) [Melbourne]
Chicago [Melbourne]
Friday September 14, 2018

Doncaster Playhouse, Doncaster VIC, Australia

Set in the legendary city during the roaring “jazz hot” 20s, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail.

Chicago [Melbourne]
Future’s Eve (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 13, 2018

Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Brunswick VIC , Australia

Bring in the fembots! The sex slaves, domestic servants, ideal women! Enter the realm of robot ethics in this one-woman, one roomba show about sex, technology, and man-made women.

Future's Eve (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Rovers (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
Thursday September 13, 2018

Theatre Republic – The Block, Musk Avenue, KELVIN GROVE QLD, Australia

Woven from true stories and wild machinations, this epic adventure will resonate with audiences of all ages.

Rovers (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
Hamnet + Q and A After Show (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
Tuesday September 11, 2018

Cremorne Theatre – QPAC, South Brisbane Queensland, Australia

Hamnet is too young to understand Shakespeare. And he is one letter away from being a great man. We are too old to understand Hamnet. We meet in the middle, in a theatre.

Hamnet + Q and A After Show (Brisbane Festival) [Queensland]
Adam Hills Best Foot Forward [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 11, 2018

Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank VIC, Australia

Adam Hills has always put his best foot forward which has earned the witty and charming comedian (and now author) adoring fans all over the world. 

Adam Hills Best Foot Forward [Melbourne]
Meet Me at the Intersection (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 11, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

It’s a book of short fiction, memoir and poetry by authors of various ethnicities, cultures, genders, sexualities and abilities.

Meet Me at the Intersection (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium (Families Performance) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 9, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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]
Curators Lectures – Baldessin / Whiteley: Parallel Visions Exhibition (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 8, 2018

Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne VIC , Australia

Baldessin/Whiteley: Parallel Visions is a visually exciting and innovative blockbuster exhibition that brings together for the first time the work of these two giants of Australian art.

Curators Lectures – Baldessin / Whiteley: Parallel Visions Exhibition (NGV) [Melbourne]
Melbourne University Law Revue Production [Melbourne]
Friday September 7, 2018

Guild Theatre, Parkville , Australia

An annual sketch comedy show written, directed and performed by students that has been running for over 40 years

Melbourne University Law Revue Production [Melbourne]
Germaine Greer On Consent (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 6, 2018

Plenary, MCEC, South Wharf Melbourne, Australia

Modern society is deeply attuned to the issue of consent. We refuse to turn a blind eye to the pervasive nature of predatory behaviour and to the intractable statistic that one in five women will experience sexual violence.

Germaine Greer On Consent (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium – Schools Performance [Melbourne]
Thursday September 6, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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]
MTC 2019 Launch [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 4, 2018

Hammer Hall, Melbourne, Arts Centre, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Melbourne Theatre Company  2019 Season Launch.

MTC 2019 Launch [Melbourne]
Adam Hills Best Foot Forward [Sydney]
Monday September 3, 2018

Enmore Theatre, Newtown NSW, Australia

These will be Adam’s first shows in Australia in over three years. Will sell out. Book Today.

Adam Hills Best Foot Forward [Sydney]
A Future For All of Us [Melbourne]
Monday September 3, 2018

ACMI, Melbourne VIC, Australia

A Future For All of Us – Melbourne – Hosted by Senator Richard Di Natale

A Future For All of Us [Melbourne]
Braiding Knowledge [Melbourne]
Monday September 3, 2018

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf VIC, Australia

Braiding Knowledge is an interactive day-long forum

Braiding Knowledge [Melbourne]
Twin Peaks: Conversations with the Stars [Perth]
Sunday September 2, 2018

Astor Theatre, Mount Lawley Western Australia, Australia

An exclusive and unique CONVERSATION WITH THE STARS of Twin Peaks.

Twin Peaks: Conversations with the Stars [Perth]
Twin Peaks: Conversations with the Stars [Sydney]
Saturday September 1, 2018

ICC Sydney Theatre, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW, Australia

An exclusive and unique CONVERSATION WITH THE STARS of Twin Peaks.

Twin Peaks: Conversations with the Stars [Sydney]
Beautiful [Brisbane]
Saturday September 1, 2018

Lyric Theatre, QPAC, South Brisbane QLD, Australia

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

Beautiful [Brisbane]
2:20AM [Melbourne]
Friday August 31, 2018

Richmond Theatrette, Richmond Yarra VIC, Australia

2:20 AM is drawn from Lister’s own experience of losing a family member to suicide, along with real stories of people directly impacted by suicide.

2:20AM [Melbourne]
Exhibition Opening: HERE&NOW18 + No Second Thoughts (Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery) [Crawley, WA]
Friday August 31, 2018

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

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

Exhibition Opening: HERE&NOW18 + No Second Thoughts (Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery) [Crawley, WA]
Hypothetical: What If? [Melbourne]
Thursday August 30, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Explore the format of hypothetical disaster drills and ask: What if a rapidly spreading contagion threatened Melbourne?

Hypothetical: What If? [Melbourne]
Twin Peaks: Conversations with the Stars [Adelaide]
Wednesday August 29, 2018

Thebarton Theatre, Torrensville SA , Australia

An exclusive and unique CONVERSATION WITH THE STARS of Twin Peaks.

Twin Peaks: Conversations with the Stars [Adelaide]
Black Swan Theatre 2019 Season Launch [Perth]
Monday August 27, 2018

Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth WA, Australia

2019 Season Launch

Black Swan Theatre 2019 Season Launch [Perth]
Dangerous Opinion: An Evening with Maureen Dowd (NGV) [Melbourne]
Sunday August 26, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist, Maureen Dowd, talks frankly with her friend and colleague, Julia Baird, about gender and politics in the age of Trump.

Dangerous Opinion: An Evening with Maureen Dowd (NGV) [Melbourne]
The Boy From Oz [Melbourne]
Sunday August 26, 2018

State Theatre, Arts Centre, Southbank Victoria, Australia

The iconic Australian musical, The Boy from Oz, turns 20 in 2018, and to celebrate we’re staging a new production. 

The Boy From Oz [Melbourne]
West Writers: In Parallel Universes (MWF) [Melbourne]
Saturday August 25, 2018

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Sharing stories from Melbourne’s west, Footscray Community Arts Centre’s West Writers Group will exhibit the works of their collective.

West Writers: In Parallel Universes (MWF) [Melbourne]
Personal – Post Show Talk (Jodee Mundy) [Darwin]
Saturday August 25, 2018

Brown’s Mart Theatre, Darwin NT NT , Australia

‘A searching, poignant and gently comic solo performance.’ SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

Personal - Post Show Talk (Jodee Mundy) [Darwin]
Tastings (UMSU) [Melbourne]
Friday August 24, 2018

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Biennial showcase of short student written works

Tastings (UMSU) [Melbourne]
Spice Trails (Immersive Live art work / dinner) [Melbourne]
Friday August 24, 2018

FCAC Gabriel Gallery, Footscray VIC, Australia

Spice Trails is an immersive live art series of performative dinners and installations created by artist Rasha Tayeh.

Spice Trails (Immersive Live art work / dinner) [Melbourne]
The Long Forgotten Dream (STC) [Sydney]
Thursday August 23, 2018

Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

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]
Urzila Carlson (Darwin Festival) [Darwin]
Wednesday August 22, 2018

The Lighthouse, Darwin NT NT , Australia

‘Effortlessly likeable… stream of belly-laughs.’ THE AGE

Urzila Carlson (Darwin Festival) [Darwin]
Twin Peaks: Conversations with the Stars [Auckland, NZ]
Wednesday August 22, 2018

ABS Theatre, Aotea Centre, Auckland Auckland, New Zealand

An exclusive and unique CONVERSATION WITH THE STARS of Twin Peaks.

Twin Peaks: Conversations with the Stars [Auckland, NZ]
Rowden White Library Celebration [Melbourne]
Wednesday August 22, 2018

Rowden White Library, University of Melbourne VIC 3010, Australia

Celebrate the 80th Birthday of this library. 

Rowden White Library Celebration [Melbourne]
QUEENSLAND THEATRE 2019 SEASON LAUNCH [Brisbane]
Monday August 20, 2018

Rydges Podium and Soleil Pool Bar, Rydges Southbank, South Brisbane QLD, Australia

On Monday August 20, we’ll be revealing our SEASON 2019 to the world. 

QUEENSLAND THEATRE 2019 SEASON LAUNCH [Brisbane]
Model Citizens – Circus Oz [Canberra]
Saturday August 18, 2018

Canberra Theatre Centre – Playhouse, Canberra City ACT, Australia

With an impressive cast of mesmerising aerialists, cheeky characters, daredevil acrobats, cigar box juggling, hula hooping and backyard banter, Model Citizens subverts the suburban dream.

Model Citizens - Circus Oz [Canberra]
Carnival of Futures [Melbourne]
Friday August 17, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

One-on-one micro-performances that dance around questions, insights and predictions of our personal and collective futures.

Carnival of Futures [Melbourne]
Ich Nibber Dibber [Sydney]
Friday August 17, 2018

The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

From piercings and parties to marriage and motherhood, celebrate a lifetime of friendship in this hilarious new theatre work by acclaimed performance trio, post.

Ich Nibber Dibber [Sydney]
Oil Babies (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday August 16, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC, Australia

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]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday August 16, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne , Australia

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

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
1% (MIFF film – intro to film and Q&A after film) [Melbourne]
Tuesday August 14, 2018

Palace Kino Cinemas, Melbourne VIC , Australia

Australia’s answer to Sons of Anarchy sends Ryan Corr, Abbey Lee and Aaron Pedersen into a brutal bikie turf war.

1% (MIFF film - intro to film and Q&A after film) [Melbourne]
The A1 Darebin Art Salon (Exhibition Opening) [Melbourne]
Saturday August 11, 2018

Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre, Bundoora VIC, Australia

The A1 Darebin Art Salon celebrates art, expression and creativity within our community. Works must be recent or new and artists must live, work or study in the City of Darebin. Works must be no larger than A1 size.

The A1 Darebin Art Salon (Exhibition Opening) [Melbourne]
Chasing Smoke (Darwin Festival) [Darwin]
Saturday August 11, 2018

Darwin Entertainment Centre, Darwin NT, Australia

Circus feats, stand-up and sketch comedy, dance and personal monologue come together for one unique glimpse into the world’s oldest living culture.

Chasing Smoke (Darwin Festival) [Darwin]
An Ideal Husband [Melbourne]
Saturday August 11, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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]
Play School Concert [Adelaide]
Friday August 10, 2018

Norwood Concert Hall, Norwood SA 5067, Australia

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]
MIFF Talks – Urban Design and Film: Building the cities of tomorrow [Melbourne]
Thursday August 9, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A free event exploring cinema’s stylised visions of future cities, from the machinery of Metropolis to the mind-bending experiments of Dark City.

MIFF Talks - Urban Design and Film: Building the cities of tomorrow [Melbourne]
 Lysa & The Freeborn Dames [Queensland]
Wednesday August 8, 2018

Roundhouse Theatre, Kelvin Grove QLD, Australia

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

 Lysa & The Freeborn Dames [Queensland]
MIFF Talks – Blak screens and blak voices: First Australian filmmakers [Melbourne]
Tuesday August 7, 2018

The Cube, ACMI, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A free event featuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers discussing their approach to cinema in front and behind the camera.

Panellists include Jack Charles, Beck Cole, Rob Collins, Cecilia Lewis, Curtis Taylor and Linda Yarrowin; moderated by Albert Wiggan.

MIFF Talks - Blak screens and blak voices: First Australian filmmakers [Melbourne]
Jasper Jones [Queensland]
Monday August 6, 2018

The Playhouse, QPAC, South Bank QLD, Australia

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

Jasper Jones [Queensland]
The Great Illusionist [Melbourne]
Sunday August 5, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A tale of daring and willpower, the importance of a good assistant, and of course, a white rabbit!

The Great Illusionist [Melbourne]
Midwinta Gala 2018 (Midsumma) [Melbourne]
Saturday August 4, 2018

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Midwinta Gala 2018

Midwinta Gala 2018 (Midsumma) [Melbourne]
Contest (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday August 2, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

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]
The Great Illusionist (Schools groups) [Melbourne]
Thursday August 2, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A tale of daring and willpower, the importance of a good assistant, and of course, a white rabbit!

The Great Illusionist (Schools groups) [Melbourne]
Springvale Snow Fest 2018 [Melbourne]
Sunday July 29, 2018

Corner Buckingham and Balmoral avenues, Springvale, Springvale VIC, Australia

The streets will be filled with fun, snow (real and simulated), moving rides, free kids activities and market and food stalls.

Springvale Snow Fest 2018 [Melbourne]
Contest (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Saturday July 28, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

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]
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, Australia

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]
That was Then, This is Now: Towards a New Modern (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday July 28, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

MoMA and the city that never sleeps – Lecture Series

That was Then, This is Now: Towards a New Modern (NGV) [Melbourne]
Craft Lab+ (Closing Celebration) [Melbourne]
Saturday July 28, 2018

Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre, Bundoora VIC, Australia

CLOSING CELEBRATION (Drop in at any time during public hours to work on your piece, there will also be a number of facilitated craft classes run by Ramona Barry – 19 May to 29 July)

Craft Lab+ (Closing Celebration) [Melbourne]
Disrupted Festival [Perth]
Saturday July 28, 2018 - Sunday July 29, 2018

State Library of Western Australia, Perth WA, Australia

Disrupted Festival of Ideas is a weekend of FREE EVENTS including: conversations, panel discussions, keynotes and activities taking over the State Library of Western Australia. 

Disrupted Festival [Perth]
Sydney Opera House Tour [Sydney]
Friday July 27, 2018

Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

Discover the stories, history and magic of Sydney Opera House with an incredible guided tour taking you underneath the world famous sails.

Sydney Opera House Tour [Sydney]
Contest – Opening Night – invite only [Melbourne]
Thursday July 26, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

Special event – opening night

Contest - Opening Night - invite only  [Melbourne]
Polygraph [Melbourne]
Thursday July 26, 2018

Theatre Works, St Kilda VIC, Australia

Based on a series of interwoven true stories, Polygraph is a play noir: part metaphysical thriller, part murder mystery and part love story.

Polygraph [Melbourne]
Equity Foundation’s Inaugural Diversity Showcase [Sydney]
Thursday July 26, 2018

Actors Centre Australia, 23 Norton Street, Leichhardt NSW, Australia

The Diversity Showcase will develop and nurture career paths for performers, directors and writers from diverse backgrounds.

Equity Foundation's Inaugural Diversity Showcase [Sydney]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Wednesday July 25, 2018

Howler Bar, Brunswick VIC, Australia

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]
Making the World Modern: The Museum as Advocate (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday July 21, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

MoMA and the city that never sleeps – Lecture Series

Making the World Modern: The Museum as Advocate (NGV) [Melbourne]
Julius Caesar [Melbourne]
Saturday July 21, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Bell Shakespeare’s Associate Director, James Evans, will direct a production that’s seething with rage, leaving audiences breathless at how quickly violence reveals the fragility of democracy.

Julius Caesar [Melbourne]
Smith Street Dreaming (Live Music Event) [Melbourne]
Saturday July 21, 2018

The event is on the corner of Smith and Stanley Street, Collingwood VIC, Australia

ONE STREET – MANY MOBS – ONE COMMUNITY

Smith Street Dreaming (Live Music Event) [Melbourne]
The Pirates of Penzance (School performance) [Melbourne]
Friday July 20, 2018


Forest Hill College Performance

The Pirates of Penzance (School performance) [Melbourne]
The Hunting of the Snark [Sydney]
Friday July 20, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

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

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

Octagon Theatre, Perth, Crawley 6009 WA, Australia

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

Josephine Wants to Dance [Perth]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Sydney]
Thursday July 19, 2018

Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park NSW , Australia

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

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

Cremorne Theatre, QPC, South Brisbane QLD , Australia

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

Good Muslim Boy [Queensland]
PEN International Lecture: The War on Journalism (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday July 16, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Since 9/11, the number of journalists who have been imprisoned for their work has risen steadily.

PEN International Lecture: The War on Journalism (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Melbourne Fringe Info Session [Melbourne]
Monday July 16, 2018

The Channel, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria VIC, Australia

Our year-round hard-core hands-on support for artists, will help every step along the Great Road of the Festival – and beyond.

Melbourne Fringe Info Session [Melbourne]
Sydney Opera House Tour [Sydney]
Sunday July 15, 2018

Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

Discover the stories, history and magic of Sydney Opera House with an incredible guided tour taking you underneath the world famous sails.

Sydney Opera House Tour [Sydney]
SPUN (Darwin Festival) [Melbourne]
Saturday July 14, 2018

The Lighthouse, Darwin NT NT , Australia

SPUN: True Stories Told in the Territory is a live storytelling event showcasing some of the extraordinary people and their stories that make up the Northern Territory

SPUN (Darwin Festival) [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Newcastle]
Saturday July 14, 2018

Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Broadmeadow NSW 2292, Australia

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Newcastle]
Mapping Modernity: Inventing the Story of Modern Art (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday July 14, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

MoMA and the city that never sleeps – Lecture Series

Mapping Modernity: Inventing the Story of Modern Art (NGV) [Melbourne]
Circus Oz – Precarious [Melbourne]
Saturday July 14, 2018

The Big Top – Southern Cross Lawn, Melbourne Gardens VIC, Australia

Circus Oz Big Top will be nestled within the trees beside the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, presenting a 70-minute non-stop spectacle of acrobatic mayhem for audiences of all ages.

Circus Oz - Precarious [Melbourne]
The Hunting of the Snark [Melbourne]
Saturday July 14, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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

The Hunting of the Snark [Melbourne]
The Talk (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday July 12, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

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]
NRL State of Origin 3 [Queensland]
Wednesday July 11, 2018

Suncorp Stadium Brisbane, Milton QLD, Australia

Nothing hits you like the anticipation of a series deciding Origin prior to kick off! The pre match speeches will be Auslan interpreted at the ground.

NRL State of Origin 3 [Queensland]
Wilde Creatures [Sydney]
Tuesday July 10, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

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 Events [Perth]
Saturday July 7, 2018

Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth WA, Australia

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]
CITIES ON THE EDGE: Michael Kimmelman (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday July 7, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Join Michael Kimmelman, architecture critic of The New York Times, for a talk about the challenges and opportunities facing cities around the world. (Lecture with Q and A)

CITIES ON THE EDGE: Michael Kimmelman (NGV) [Melbourne]
The Events [Perth]
Saturday July 7, 2018

Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth WA, Australia

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

Dolphin Theatre, Crawley 6009 Perth, Australia

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

Little Hoo Haa [Perth]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Melbourne]
Friday July 6, 2018

Hisense Arena, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Melbourne]
IMPROVEMENT CLUB – The Last Great Hunt [Perth]
Thursday July 5, 2018

State Theatre Centre of WA, Rehearsal Room 1, Perth WA , Australia

Described as Being John Malkovich meets The Office, this is The Last Great Hunt’s second premiere work for 2018.

IMPROVEMENT CLUB - The Last Great Hunt [Perth]
Take Charge: Autonomy in Older Age (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday July 3, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Join us for a frank and compassionate conversation about dignity and autonomy for older Australians.

Take Charge: Autonomy in Older Age (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi-Gras /Celebrating 40 Years of Love [Sydney]
Sunday July 1, 2018

Taylor Square Sydney, Darlinghurst NSW, Australia

40 Years of Love will be unveiled on the anniversary of the first Mardi Gras on Sunday 24 June, 2018, and be installed for three months.

Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi-Gras /Celebrating 40 Years of Love [Sydney]
Play School Concert [Brisbane]
Sunday July 1, 2018

Kedron Wavell Services Club, Chermside QLD , Australia

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]
Carrion – FOLA (Festival of Live Art) [Melbourne]
Saturday June 30, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Drawing on queer and ancestral mythologies, Carrion collides distant past with far future, heralding the changes that lie waiting inside us.

Carrion - FOLA (Festival of Live Art)  [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Brisbane]
Saturday June 30, 2018

Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall QLD, Australia

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

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

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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]
The Wizard of Oz [Melbourne]
Friday June 29, 2018

The Regent Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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]
Mari Andrew On Growing Up (TSOL) [Sydney]
Thursday June 28, 2018

Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre, Sydney NSW, Australia

New Yorker Mari Andrew shares how resilience and a sense of humour can help us survive the tumultuous journey to adulthood. 

Mari Andrew On Growing Up (TSOL) [Sydney]
Mamma Mia [Perth]
Wednesday June 27, 2018

Crown Theatre Perth, Burswood Western Australia, Australia

(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 [Perth]
Emerging Writers’ – Subversion and Disability [Melbourne]
Tuesday June 26, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

From writing the body, to reconceptualising disability and deafness, to dark YA fantasy and more, explore ways to subvert, defy and reimagine conventions about writing and disability.

Emerging Writers' - Subversion and Disability [Melbourne]
NRL State of Origin 2 [Sydney]
Sunday June 24, 2018

ANZ Stadium Sydney, Sydney Olympic Park NSW , Australia

Nothing hits you like the roar of 80,000 fans inside ANZ Stadium! The pre match speeches will be Auslan interpreted at the ground.

NRL State of Origin 2 [Sydney]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Adelaide]
Saturday June 23, 2018

Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Hindmarsh SA, Australia

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Adelaide]
QTIPOC presents: Race and Community Care (Panel event) [Melbourne]
Saturday June 23, 2018

Curate Space (level 6), Melbourne, VIC VIC, Australia

What is happening locally to support LGBTIQA+ communities of colour and communities of faith?

QTIPOC presents: Race and Community Care (Panel event) [Melbourne]
Priscilla Queen of the Desert [Sydney]
Saturday June 23, 2018

Capitol Theatre, Haymarket NSW, Australia

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 [Sydney]
Emerging Writers’ Festival – 5×5 Rules of Writing [Melbourne]
Saturday June 23, 2018

State Library Victoria (Conference Centre), Melbourne VIC Melbourne VIC , Australia

Kicking off the conference, our five festival ambassadors share their five rules for writing. Whether you’re emerging, emerged or somewhere in between, these gems of advice are bound to get you inspired.

Emerging Writers' Festival - 5×5 Rules of Writing [Melbourne]
Womens State of Origin [Sydney]
Friday June 22, 2018

North Sydney Oval, North Sydney NSW, Australia

The spectacular tries, speed, passion and rivalry of Origin will all be on display! The pre match speeches will be Auslan interpreted at the ground.

Womens State of Origin [Sydney]
Brothers Wreck [Melbourne]
Friday June 22, 2018

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria, Australia

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]
Mari Andrew On Growing Up (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Friday June 22, 2018

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

New Yorker Mari Andrew shares how resilience and a sense of humour can help us survive the tumultuous journey to adulthood. 

Mari Andrew On Growing Up (TSOL) [Melbourne]
The Mathematics of Longing [Queensland]
Wednesday June 20, 2018

Roundhouse Theatre, Kelvin Grove QLD, Australia

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

The Mathematics of Longing [Queensland]
Mari Andrew On Growing Up (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Wednesday June 20, 2018

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

New Yorker Mari Andrew shares how resilience and a sense of humour can help us survive the tumultuous journey to adulthood. 

Mari Andrew On Growing Up (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Experimenta Social 18 (ACMI) [Melbourne]
Wednesday June 20, 2018

ACMI X – #Level 4, Southbank, VIC 3006 VIC, Australia

Creating performances based on the investigation of multi-sensory perceptions and creative provocations, they are paving the way for inclusive arts practice.

Experimenta Social 18 (ACMI) [Melbourne]
Emerging Writers’ Festival – Opening Night [Melbourne]
Tuesday June 19, 2018

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

To launch the 2018 Emerging Writers’ Festival, some of today and tomorrow’s most exciting and celebrated voices will examine our histories and imagine the stories of the future.

Emerging Writers' Festival - Opening Night [Melbourne]
Reclaim Princes Park Vigil [Melbourne]
Monday June 18, 2018

Princes Park, Carlton Nth VIC, Australia

Princess Park is a beautiful place, a wonderful space for the community to enjoy and we ask you to join us to pay our respect and to RECLAIM THE PARK.

Reclaim Princes Park Vigil [Melbourne]
An Inconvenient Racial Truth (NGV Talk) [Melbourne]
Sunday June 17, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

New York Times award-winning investigative reporter covering racial injustice, Nikole Hannah-Jones and actress Shareena Clanton discuss politics and race in a live discussion

An Inconvenient Racial Truth (NGV Talk) [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Perth]
Saturday June 16, 2018

Perth Arena, Perth WA, Australia

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular!

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic [Perth]
Making Waves: The Changing Shape of Australian Feminism (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday June 13, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

What can younger Australian feminists learn from older feminists, and vice versa?

Making Waves: The Changing Shape of Australian Feminism (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
PAW Patrol Live [Melbourne]
Monday June 11, 2018

Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia

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

PAW Patrol Live [Melbourne]
Beautiful [Melbourne]
Saturday June 9, 2018

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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

Beautiful [Melbourne]
NRL State of Origin 1 [Melbourne]
Wednesday June 6, 2018

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond VIC, Australia

Nothing hit’s you like Holden State of Origin in Melbourne! The pre match speeches will be Auslan interpreted at the ground.

NRL State of Origin 1 [Melbourne]
Tale of Tales [Perth]
Tuesday June 5, 2018

The Blue Room Theatre, Perth, Perth , Australia

Based on true stories, Tale of Tales fuses fairy tales with the horrors of war. Filled with shadow puppetry, romance, and violence.

Tale of Tales [Perth]
The Long Game: Women in Sport Today (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday June 5, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

How are ideas, and our expectations, around gender and sport evolving? And how does sport inform our sense of self? Who gets to play, and who gets to win, in the field of sports?

The Long Game: Women in Sport Today (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
The Longest Minute [Queensland]
Monday June 4, 2018

Cremorne Theatre, QPC, South Brisbane QLD , Australia

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

The Longest Minute [Queensland]
Little Kids Day In (Playgroup Vic) [Melbourne]
Monday June 4, 2018

Scienceworks, Spotswood VIC, Australia

Little Kids’ Day In will be a fun day especially for kids aged 5 and under, their parents and carers. (Auslan session runs from 11am-1pm)

Little Kids Day In (Playgroup Vic) [Melbourne]
PAW Patrol Live [Perth]
Sunday June 3, 2018

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth WA, Australia

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

PAW Patrol Live [Perth]
Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Friday June 1, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A collection of truly diverse stories – sometimes surprising and funny, often confronting and always illuminating – that paint a rich and detailed picture of what it means to come of age as an Aboriginal Australian.

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Small and Loud [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 30, 2018

The Channel, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria VIC, Australia

Small and Loud offers emerging theatre writers, performers, comics and musicians the opportunity to try out their freshest ideas that are still in development when they’re ready to be tested in front of an intimate live audience.

Small and Loud  [Melbourne]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 30, 2018

Howler Bar, Brunswick VIC, Australia

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]
Hugh Mackay On The Good Society (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 30, 2018

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

You will leave this event with new ideas and insights about how courage, wisdom and imagination can lead us towards a more compassionate, less anxious society.

Hugh Mackay On The Good Society (TSOL) [Melbourne]
My Dear Niece –  American Suspense [Melbourne]
Saturday May 26, 2018

Art Gallery Of Ballarat, Ballarat Central VIC, Australia

Experience the thrill of a radio suspense drama played out before your eyes.

My Dear Niece -  American Suspense [Melbourne]
Memoir in a Year: Synopsis and Pitch [Melbourne]
Saturday May 26, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

While synopses and pitches are useful marketing tools, they can also play a much more important role.

Memoir in a Year: Synopsis and Pitch [Melbourne]
The Shifting Heart [Brisbane]
Friday May 25, 2018

Chelmer Community Centre, Chelmer , Brisbane QLD, Australia

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 [Sydney]
Sunday May 20, 2018

ICC Sydney Theatre, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW, Australia

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

PAW Patrol Live [Sydney]
Wild Tongue Vol. 2 – How Should an Artist Be? (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Saturday May 19, 2018

Southbank Library, Southbank VIC , Australia

Expect open dialogues about racism, ableism, misogyny, transphobia, queerphobia, unacknowledged class privilege and an understanding of their influence on mental health.

Wild Tongue Vol. 2 – How Should an Artist Be? (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Apokolypsis (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Friday May 18, 2018

The Substation, Newport Victoria, Australia

Four performers. One hundred apocalypses. Sixty minutes.

Apokolypsis (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
MYRIAD [Melbourne]
Friday May 18, 2018 - Saturday May 19, 2018

Library At The Dock, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

myriad collective is proud to present TRANSPOSSIBLE: Trans and gender diverse communities envisioning creative futures.
 

MYRIAD [Melbourne]
The Children (STC) [Sydney]
Thursday May 17, 2018

Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

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]
Wayfind – Panel Discussion (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Thursday May 17, 2018

West Space, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Features site-specific installations, interventions and improvised performance works – designed to connect audiences to the indirect and not so subtle politics inherent in everyday architecture.

Wayfind – Panel Discussion (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Almost Face To Face [Queensland]
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Sandgate Town Hall, Sandgate Queensland, Australia

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]
This Alien Nation (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 16, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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]
Emerging Writers’ Festival Programme Launch: Not Another Slide Night [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 15, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The Emerging Writers’ Festival launches its 2018 programme with a night of performances that reimagine the past and paint a picture for the future.

Emerging Writers’ Festival Programme Launch: Not Another Slide Night [Melbourne]
Two Jews Walk Into a Theatre…[Sydney]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

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

Two Jews Walk Into a Theatre…[Sydney]
Canine Choreography (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Testing Grounds, Southbank VIC, Australia

A performance that is shared equally between dog and handler..this work highlights the intimate and instinctive connection between humans and dogs.

Canine Choreography (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Ritual #9 (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Brunswick VIC , Australia

Set to the rhythm of the sun, we start by paying our respects to Country and Elders before setting off on our pilgrimage across the Festival. Each day of Next Wave, a new artist leads us through a new Ritual.

Ritual #9 (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Inclusive Cultures [Sydney]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW , Australia

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

Inclusive Cultures [Sydney]
Kickstart Helix Information Session (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Brunswick VIC , Australia

Meet Next Wave programmers, ask questions, and hear about how to put together a killer application for the next Next Wave.

Kickstart Helix Information Session (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Ruby’s Wish [Melbourne]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

An overactive imagination just might save your life!

Ruby's Wish [Melbourne]
Plastic Shakespeare (Melb Uni) [Melbourne]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Guild Theatre, Parkville , Australia

PLASTIC SHAKESPEARE continues the MUSC tradition of reconfiguring Shakespeare in inclusive, interesting and playful ways

Plastic Shakespeare (Melb Uni) [Melbourne]
Aladdin [Brisbane]
Saturday May 12, 2018

Lyric Theatre, QPAC, South Brisbane QLD, Australia

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

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

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

“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]
VCE Top Acts 2018 [Melbourne]
Friday May 11, 2018

Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank Victoria, Australia

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]
Summer of The Seventeenth Doll (7.30pm) [Perth]
Friday May 11, 2018

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

‘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 (7.30pm) [Perth]
Summer of The Seventeenth Doll (11.30am) [Perth]
Friday May 11, 2018

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

‘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 (11.30am) [Perth]
Ruby’s Wish (Schools Groups) [Melbourne]
Friday May 11, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

An overactive imagination just might save your life!

Ruby's Wish (Schools Groups) [Melbourne]
Creature – An Adaptation of Dot and the Kangaroo – SCHOOLS ONLY [Melbourne]
Friday May 11, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

“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 - SCHOOLS ONLY [Melbourne]
2018 Stonnington Jazz Gala [Melbourne]
Thursday May 10, 2018

Malvern Town Hall, Malvern VIC , Australia

Be entertained by special performances from musicians featured throughout the festival whilst enjoying sumptuous cheese and wine among friends.

2018 Stonnington Jazz Gala [Melbourne]
Luke Heggie – Tiprat [Sydney]
Thursday May 10, 2018

The Factory Theatre, Marrickville NSW, Australia

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

Luke Heggie - Tiprat [Sydney]
Artist Talk/Yarning Circle (for “Not Good Place” & “Bloodlines”)- Next Wave [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 9, 2018

Blak Dot Gallery, Brunswick VIC, Australia

The artists of these two exhibitions are jointly delivering an Artist Talk/Yarning Circle together. Come and learn from them.

Artist Talk/Yarning Circle (for "Not Good Place" & "Bloodlines")- Next Wave [Melbourne]
Jennifer Egan (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 8, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

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]
Johann Hari On Connection (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 8, 2018

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

Instead of relying on medication, for Depression, does the answer lie in changing the way that we’re living?

Johann Hari On Connection (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Crunch Time – Counterpilot (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 8, 2018

Darebin Arts, Preston VIC , Australia

Tough decisions must be made, but at the end of the day we’ve all got to eat. Crunch Time is a performative dinner party designed to model the processes of democracy.

Crunch Time - Counterpilot (Next Wave) [Melbourne]
Twelfth Night [Queensland]
Monday May 7, 2018

The Playhouse, QPAC, South Bank QLD, Australia

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

Twelfth Night [Queensland]
Julia Gillard: On Power and Gender (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Saturday May 5, 2018

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW, Australia

Ms Gillard’s memoir is called My Story.

Julia Gillard: On Power and Gender (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, Australia

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]
Daydreamer Wolf – Next Wave [Melbourne]
Saturday May 5, 2018

St Heliers Street Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford VIC , Australia

How is it possible to understand the trials and realities of the refugee experience?

Daydreamer Wolf - Next Wave  [Melbourne]
Jeff Kinney of Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Saturday May 5, 2018

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW, Australia

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

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW, Australia

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

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

Theatre Works, St Kilda VIC, Australia

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]
Katy Tur: Unbelievable (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Friday May 4, 2018

Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW, Australia

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]
The Future of Russia (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Thursday May 3, 2018

City Recital Hall, Sydney New South Wales, Australia

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]
Next Wave – Festival Opening Party [Melbourne]
Thursday May 3, 2018

Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Brunswick VIC , Australia

Come over to our place and get your Festival off to a cracking start, courtesy of our friends at Archie Rose!

Next Wave - Festival Opening Party [Melbourne]
Helen Garner’s Savage Self-Scrutiny (Sydney Writers’ Festival) [Sydney]
Thursday May 3, 2018

City Recital Hall, Sydney New South Wales, Australia

As part of Sydney Writers’ Festival

Helen Garner’s Savage Self-Scrutiny (Sydney Writers' Festival) [Sydney]
Next Wave – Welcome to Country [Melbourne]
Thursday May 3, 2018

Blak Dot Gallery, Brunswick VIC, Australia

Set to the rhythm of the sun, we start by paying our respects to Country and Elders before setting off on our pilgrimage across the Festival. Each day of Next Wave, a new artist leads us through a new Ritual.

Next Wave - Welcome to Country [Melbourne]
Your President, Eileen Myles (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 2, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

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

Victory Park, Castlemaine VIC , Australia

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

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

Melba Park, Lilydale VIC, Australia

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

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

Federation Square, Melbourne VIC, Australia

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

Big Dance 2018 - Federation Square [Melbourne]
Refuge Lab – Mapping the Pandemic Public Workshop [Melbourne]
Saturday April 28, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Step into the control room with artists, experts and emergency services to help us build an imaginary scenario as we map out how a rapidly spreading infectious disease might affect Melbourne.

Refuge Lab - Mapping the Pandemic Public Workshop [Melbourne]
Priscilla Queen of the Desert [Melbourne]
Saturday April 28, 2018

The Regent Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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]
TeamAUS public celebration Hobart [Tasmania]
Saturday April 28, 2018

Princes Wharf, HOBART Tasmania, Australia

TeamAUS public celebration Hobart [Tasmania]

TeamAUS public celebration Hobart [Tasmania]
Billionaire Boy [Sydney]
Saturday April 28, 2018

Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

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

Billionaire Boy [Sydney]
Memoir in a Year: Protecting Yourself [Melbourne]
Saturday April 28, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

What is the emotional cost of writing memoir, and how do you cope with the fallout?

Memoir in a Year: Protecting Yourself [Melbourne]
The Wizard of Oz [Adelaide]
Friday April 27, 2018

Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, South Australia SA, Australia

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]
Kaleidoscope [Sydney]
Friday April 27, 2018

The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW, Australia

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

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

Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Q Theatre, Penrith NSW, Australia

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

Josephine Wants to Dance [Penrith, NSW]
Risky Business (Malthouse) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 26, 2018

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria, Australia

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

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond VIC, Australia

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, Australia

“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, Australia

TBA

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

Canberra Theatre Centre – Playhouse, Canberra City ACT, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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

Josephine Wants to Dance [Sydney]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 19, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne , Australia

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

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Wil Anderson – WILEGAL (MICF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 18, 2018

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

“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, Australia

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]
Weave Movement Theatre – Artists with a Disability (Melbourne)
Sunday April 15, 2018

Abbotsford Convent Community Room, Abbotsford VIC, Australia

Weave Movement Theatre is a disability inclusive ensemble of artists who also live with a disability

Weave Movement Theatre -  Artists with a Disability (Melbourne)
The Listies Go For Bronze – 4pm (Gold Coast 2018) [Queensland]
Sunday April 15, 2018

Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast QLD, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

“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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 VIC, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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]
Art Queery: On the Turbulence of Making Queer Art [Melbourne]
Wednesday January 31, 2018

Abbotsford Convent Community Room, Abbotsford VIC, Australia

Catch tales from the margin of Melbourne’s queer history. This Moth-style personal storytelling night captures extraordinary and intimate insights into the people that danced, fought and loved long before most of us were around to do the same.

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

The Blue Room Theatre, Northbridge Perth, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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 , Australia

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 , Australia

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]
Triennial EXTRA [Melbourne]
Friday January 26, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

NGV Triennial Discussion

Triennial EXTRA  [Melbourne]
Whitehorse Australia Day Concert [Melbourne]
Friday January 26, 2018

Whitehorse Civic Centre, Nunawading Victoria, Australia

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, Australia

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

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, Australia

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, Australia

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

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

Gillette ODI Series 2018, Fourth ODI  [Adelaide]
Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion – Growing Up in the Age of Fake News: Presented by VICE Australia [Melbourne]
Thursday January 25, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

NGV Triennial Discussion

Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion - Growing Up in the Age of Fake News: Presented by VICE Australia [Melbourne]
Deadly 60 Down Under [Melbourne]
Thursday January 25, 2018

Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank VIC, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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]
Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion – The Whirling: Presented by Melbourne Artists for Asylum Seekers [Melbourne]
Wednesday January 24, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

NGV Triennial Discussion

Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion - The Whirling: Presented by Melbourne Artists for Asylum Seekers [Melbourne]
Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize: opening [Melbourne]
Wednesday January 24, 2018

No Vacancy, QV Gallery, Melbourne VIC, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

NGV Triennial Discussion

Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion - Leading Change: Presented by Parlour [Melbourne]
Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion – Philosophy Salon: Past, Present & Future: Presented by The School of Life [Melbourne]
Sunday January 21, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

NGV Triennial Discussion

Triennial EXTRA Perspectives Discussion - Philosophy Salon: Past, Present & Future: Presented by The School of Life [Melbourne]
Never A Crime (Opening) – Midsumma [Melbourne]
Sunday January 21, 2018

Abbotsford Convent Community Room, Abbotsford VIC, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

(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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

Undateable. Unemployable. Unstoppable.

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

Lucy Guerin Inc Studio, West Melbourne , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, 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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

(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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

“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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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 , Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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, Australia

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 , Australia

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]