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A unique gem

Monbulk is situated in the beautiful Dandenong ranges one hour’s drive from Melbourne CBD and only 10 minutes from Belgrave or Olinda. A pleasant...

Spend a day in Belgrave

Nestled in the leafy green heart of the hills, the Belgrave village buzzes with an energy that’s more akin to an inner-city hotspot than...

Water just a tap away

Fully-accessible water fountains are flowing across the Yarra Ranges in an Australian-first. The council is introducing 11 new hydration stations, which feature all-ability handles for...

Wet a line at Ferntree Gully’s new urban fishery

In a Victorian first, Quarry Lake in Ferntree Gully has been stocked with hundreds of rainbow trout, Murray cod and golden perch. Over the past...

Five reasons to visit Healesville

1. Queens Park The revamped play space in Queens Park has equipment for younger and older children, including swings, double flying foxes, a sandpit, nature...

Picture-perfect moments

The Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley are among the country’s most picturesque locations. The regions are renowned for photo-worthy scenery, activities, food and wine -...

Field Days’ 50 fantastic years

Fifty years ago, the Wandin Silvan Field Days festival came to life for the first time. Always a popular event among locals, it originally hosted...

Railway welcomes historic railmotor

The Yarra Valley Railway (YVR) welcomed a 90-year-old railmotor (RM55) to Healesville in August. “It was built by the Victorian Railways in the 1920s for...

Big names to shine at Opera Fest

One of Australia’s most acclaimed directors, Gale Edwards, will be teaming up with Oscar-winning costume designer Tim Chappel to bring Yarra Valley audiences the...

The historic sites of Lilydale

Tourists searching for an excuse to get outside for a day and who don’t mind the thought of taking a step back in time,...

The best of art on display

The Yarra Glen Racecourse will be buzzing with the sights and sounds of artists as the inaugural Yarra Valley Arts, Crafts and Antiques Expo...

Time to let the dogs out

This September, Yarra Valley visitors can expect to see pooches and their owners racing through the streets. As part of the inaugural Discovery Dog -...

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Leafy shopping experience

Enjoy a shopping experience that will inspire, surprise and stimulate even the most discerning shopper. At Craft Markets Australia, a dedicated commitment to quality brings...

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