White Night has made an outstanding start to what is destined to be an annual fixture on the Melbourne Major Events Calendar.
Highbrow co-existed with Lowbrow. Culture collided and everyone was all the happier for it. The number of people exceeded all expectations.
The Dragon Awakes One of the paradigms used to describe China in the 1970’s was the sleeping dragon. I think it may have been a fairer description of our own attitudes as an industry towards…
This morning the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix launched at Medibank Icehouse in Docklands. The opening race of the Formula 1 season will be held at Albert Park on March 17 as part of a four day extravaganza of motor racing.
Since the beginning of time fire has been our best friend and worst enemy. For most Australians the prospect of bushfires a source of angst, but in many respects we seem to take them in our stride. Bushfires and our response to them has almost become ingrained; they are part of the Australian narrative.
Yesterday I attended the launch of the newest instalment of the Discover Your Own Backyard (DYOB) in the City of Yarra. Work on the foundations of the campaign commenced nearly four years ago when Destination Melbourne and Melbourne’s Local Governments convened to discuss how tourism and the layer of government closest to community could work together to support the visitor experience.