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Moomba woos again

Moomba woos again

By Lina Le Moomba again thrilled Melbourne crowds over the Labour Day long weekend from March 9-12 at Birrarung Marr and Alexandra Gardens. Running for the 64th consecutive year, the annual festival runs a three-day jam-packed program that boasts free events for families, including games, water sports, carnival rides and food trucks, with highlights such as

A long weekend in Melbourne

Who says you need to get out of town to have a holiday? Stay within the boundaries of the CBD this Labour Day long weekend and enjoy the abundance of events our city has to offer. Here are a few suggestions to ensure you get the most out of the break. Melbourne’s iconic Moomba Festival

King for a (long) weekend

The fairytale story continues for the Payne family with Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle and strapper Stevie being crowned Moomba monarchs (pictured above). On February 17, Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said the young Paynes had captured the nation’s imagination and hearts. “They inspire us to work hard and never mind the odds against us,” he

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