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Junior Lord Mayor Competition

2013 Junior Lord Mayor Abigail Dinan, Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and 3AW radio host Neil Mitchell, right

Click here to listen to reigning Junior Lord Mayor Abigail Dinan's awesome interview on Neil Mitchell's 3AW radio show, with Lord Mayor Robert Doyle (17 July 2014).

Entries have closed. The 2014 little big boss of Melbourne will be announced soon. If you missed out, be reminded next year.


Cake and the city

It's set to be our biggest Melbourne Day yet! Can't wait until the official launch? See our events section for some of the treats we're whipping up.


Love your city, sponsor our day

The best packages in 179 years are now available. Get your brand behind Melbourne Day and be the life of the party. Contact Siobhan Browne today.


Birthday card & hat competition

Entries have closed. The winner will be announced soon. The winning design becomes the official birthday card and fold-out hat design


Cheers! Melbourne Day

Register your business, venue or outlet as an official Cheers! partner. We'll help you celebrate with your customers. Get in touch.

Read more about Cheers! 


Friends of Melbourne Day

Welcome to our newest members: Kate Prinsley, CEO Royal Historical Society of Victoria; Jeff Gordon from Melbourne Showboad - Lady Cutler. 

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Melbourne Day 2014
Simply the best

You're invited to Melbourne's 179th birthday celebrations.

Show your pride and join the fun from August 20 to August 31.

We're celebrating with an all-ages free concert at Federation Square, a spectacular Docklands regatta, an Urban Explorer tour around town, a flag-raising ceremony at Enterprize Park, special offers, discounted tours, a corporate lunch — plus gifts to you from a range of cafés, restaurants and retailers in our Cheers! Melbourne event.

More details in our events section. Keep checking back for news and updates, with full event details announced in July. Or sign up to our newsletter to stay informed.

Show your pride

Get your brand behind Melbourne Day. We've got the right sponsorship and partner solutions. Get in touch.

Our Day around the world

No matter where you are, celebrate on August 30. Proud Melburnians, and friends of Melbourne, are preparing to mark the day so far in New York, London—and Morocco. We'd love to hear how you're celebrating.

So share on Twitter or Instagram using #MelbourneDay. Or contact us and we'll post your party plans here and across our social media channels.

Tell us what you're doing, post snaps or take a selfie of you and your party friends. It's the next best thing to being here with us.

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