Inside the Cathedral of Light, one of the showstopping installations at this year's Vivid Sydney, Stretching along the foreshore at the Botanic Gardens, anyone visiting can walk through this stunning illuminated canopy.
Tropfest - Tropfest, the world's largest short film festival, is a free, outdoor event. Set in Sydney's beautiful Centennial Park, a summer calendar would be naked without it! The atmosphere is electric and the film screening is well attended by Australian film celebrities and thousands of Sydneysiders.
AFL Grand Final - The AFL Grand Final is an annual Australian rules football match, traditionally held on the final Saturday in September or the first Saturday in October at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia to determine the Australian Football League (AFL) premiership champions for that year.
Melbourne Food & Wine Festival - The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival buzz ripples through the city as Melburnians grapple with a gastronomic playground that could bring you anything from sushi on secret roof terraces to cosy basement beverages. The ‘want to try this at home’ lot should sign up to one of the masterclasses and keep an eye on their website for the latest events
Australia Day in Sydney - it’s a national holiday, so with a day off work, that means partying and doing something that little bit special. For the budget traveller it also means an easy day of free events planned in most cities and towns across Australia. It is held every year on 26th January to mark the arrival of the First Fleet in Sydney Cove in 1788
Hopman Cup - The Hopman Cup is an annual international team indoor hardcourt tennis tournament held in Perth, Western Australia in early January (sometimes commencing in late December) each year, which plays mixed-gender teams on a country-by-country basis. It is also known as the Championships.
Vivid Sydney - Vivid Sydney is a unique annual event of light, music and ideas, featuring an outdoor 'gallery' of extraordinary lighting sculptures, a cutting-edge contemporary music program, some of the world's most important creative industry forums and, of course, the spectacular illumination of the Sydney Opera House sails.
Camel Cup - The Camel Cup is an annual camel racing festival held in Australia. The race usually takes place at Blatherskite Park in the town Alice Springs, Northern Territory. The event is organised by the Alice Springs Lions Club and Apex Club of Central Australia.
Tamworth Country Music Festival - All roads lead to Tamworth in January for the annual Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth from Friday 15 January to Sunday 24 January It's Australia's largest music festival and rated in the top 10 in the world.
Sydney new Year Fireworks - There's no better place to welcome the new year than in Sydney - the New Year's Eve Capital of the World. Be one of the first in the world to welcome the new year as Sydney dazzles you with its world-class event and a spectacular midnight fireworks display.