August 20th, 2019
Designed by renowned architects Fender Katsalidis, the Buxton Contemporary Gallery opened in March last year and comprises four public exhibition galleries, teaching facilities, and the largest outdoor screen in Australia dedicated to the display of moving image art.
July 19th, 2019
Often overlooked in the quest for fine dining, and even lunchtime fare, is the World Trade Centre, which overlooks the river at its western end, opposite Jeff’s shed and South Wharf.
June 6th, 2019
With winter underway, how to keep out of the cold becomes top of mind for most people. Grab the beanies, gloves, scarves and thick socks, but don’t forget about inner warmth. The easiest way to get that is to find a hearty, cost-effective lunch in the Yarra River Precinct
May 10th, 2019
Treating yourself to a quality lunch on Southbank need not cost a small fortune. With the prices we have unearthed for you, you could lunch out in style once a week, every week, and not take a hit to the wallet, or the waistline for that matter!
February 14th, 2019
The month of February usually sees the return of some big entertainment names to stages around the Yarra River Precinct. With Christmas and school holidays behind us, and cold weather in the Northern Hemisphere forcing musicians down-under, there is usually a wealth of musical talent to look forward to.
January 15th, 2019
The downside of the Aus Open is the huge crowds, the heat and parking. However, we have all those covered for you so that your AO experience is as enjoyable as possible.
November 28th, 2018
The best thing about December through to February is the more relaxed atmosphere and having a bit more time on our hands. The worst aspect can be the heat. Here's how to bear the heat at the Royal Botanic Gardens this summer.
September 1st, 2018
Our guide to the best school holiday activities in the Yarra River Precinct - whether you're a parent looking to fill in two weeks of the kids at home, or a friend or relative wanting to get the kids off someone's hands for a couple of hours. We've got you covered.
June 26th, 2018
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is reinventing events in Melbourne. Their new spaces and activations – to be unveiled next month - will help people reimagine their next event and create amazing experiences, growing the business events sector in Melbourne.
June 12th, 2018
I recently got the chance to explore the best of South Wharf’s dining precinct by way of a multi-course degustation. From casual snack spots to luxury dinner venues and everything in between, South Wharf has something for everyone. Which one will you visit first?
May 14th, 2018
Winter warmers: Southgate restaurants are serving up seasonal delights with a series of masterclasses, meet-the-maker events, and innovative new dishes and drinks.
April 27th, 2018
Events in the Yarra River Precinct can range from a surprisingly good busker on the Promenade through to major international acts at the Myer Music Bowl and Rod Laver Arena, but for most people the most memorable are usually those with a very personal flavour.
February 20th, 2018
Now open at Arts Centre Melbourne, the Australian Music Vault is a place to explore your love of music, revisit some of the big music moments of your life, share those memories and discover the exciting new stories of today’s Australian music scene.
September 10th, 2017
Dust-off the leather shorts, grab your Dachshund and practice the thigh slapping, because it’s Oktoberfest time again, and nowhere in Melbourne does it better than Southbank and South Wharf.
August 8th, 2017
With Father's Day just around the corner, we give you a preview of what you can do, see, eat, drink and enjoy along the Yarra River with the main man in your life - from sports to arts, epic views to classic pubs. Make this Father's Day the most memorable yet along our gorgeous banks.
June 7th, 2017
Just because the weather is cooler and the days are shorter doesn’t mean that there’s not much happening on Melbourne’s riverside. Just the opposite in fact, as three of the Yarra River Precinct’s major attractions crank-up their activity level for winter.
May 17th, 2017
Ever heard of Yarra's Edge? Probably not, because it’s a modern village, right on the water, close to the CBD, but tucked-away from the city’s busier places. Once you get there it will be well worth it, and you’ll probably wonder why you didn’t know about it before.
May 5th, 2017
The days and nights along the river are getting colder and while there are plenty of places that have external heating, it’s often nice to hunker down inside somewhere cosy to enjoy a drink, whether that be a red wine, spirits, a cocktail, or perhaps just a coffee or hot chocolate.
March 14th, 2017
If you needed even more proof that great food, wine and water scenery go together, then make sure you diarise Friday night 31 March through to Sunday 2 April, when the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2017 bursts into life with ‘River Graze’ along the city section of the Yarra.
February 5th, 2016
A weekend culinary adventure for big and little foodies alike. Kicking off the 2016 Good Food and Wine Festival’s Opening Weekend, the Yarra River transforms into a food and wine lovers playground bursting with culinary hot-spots, free entertainment, regional flavours, and water ferries to get you from one spot to another.
January 28th, 2016
February is a fantastic month of activity by the river, where Valentines Day reigns supreme for dining and romantic walks by the water, the Superbowl brings out the most dedicated of sports supporters and White Night gives us plenty to see and do until the small hours of the morning.
May 14th, 2015
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April 14th, 2015
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February 2nd, 2015
Celebrate the most romantic day of the year by the Yarra River, whether its dinner, cruises or fireworks.