Melbourne

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Melbourne is a exciting and interesting city. Check out That’s Melbourne for information on things to see and do. http://www.thatsmelbourne.com.au/Pages/Home.aspx

Timeout Melbourne is another great resource for those looking to find the city’s best things to do and places to eat. It also contains guides on local nightlife, bars and music. https://www.timeout.com/melbourne

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is a unique institution at the heart of Melbourne’s iconic meeting place, Federation Square. ACMI celebrates, explores and promotes the moving image in all its forms – film, television, games and digital culture. For more information check out their website https://www.acmi.net.au

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is the oldest and most visited gallery in Australia. The Gallery is situated over two buildings  – NGV International and NGV Australia – hosting a wide range of international and local artists, exhibitions, programs and events. http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/

Getting around:

Public transport is widely available in Melbourne which means it’s easy to get around. Public Transport Victoria provides information to visitors via their website https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/visiting-melbourne/

Note that while trams within the CBD are free, a reloadable Myki card is required to pay for travel on buses, trains or trams that venture outside of the CBD. For information on fares and how to obtain a myki card, please see http://ptv.vic.gov.au/tickets/myki/buying-your-myki/

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