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How to keep celebrating? Three ways

Download a Melbourne Day poster, take a photo holding it and post to social media using #MelbourneDay

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Magic cupcake: see it come alive!

Melbourne Day magic cupcake

1. Download the free "Cakes Alive!" app from the iTunes app or Google Play store.
2. Open the app, point your phone at the cupcake.
3. Watch your screen burst with a party animation!
4. Take a photo, tag with #MelbourneDay and share with friends and on social media.

It works on every Melbourne Day cupcake image – online and print. How it works, click here.

In the news

Melbourne Day: a chance for the world’s most liveable city to celebrate how great it is – Herald Sun, 29 August, 2014

Victoria Police Chief Commissioner delivers the Lord Mayor's Melbourne Day Oration – Herald Sun, 28 August, 2014

2014 Junior Lord Mayor of Melbourne Ebony ChiazorEbony Chiazor is our 2014 Junior Lord Mayor competition winner. Ebony, 11, will help Lord Mayor Robert Doyle officiate at Melbourne Day events — and help perform other duties during her reign. Read more.

Cover of 2014 Melbourne Day events programDownload our program guide (PDF). Or read it online magazine-style, click here.

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Toot if you love Melbourne Day

Melbourne Daymobile. Toot for Melbourne Day!

Toot if you see our chairman Campbell Walker's "Melbourne Daymobile". You can't miss it!

Welcome to our newest
Friends of Melbourne Day

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel; Kate Prinsley, CEO Royal Historical Society of Victoria; Jeff Gordon from Melbourne Showboad - Lady Cutler. 

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Melburnian of the Year: Prof Sharon Lewin

Pr2014 Melburnian of the Year Professor Sharon Lewinofessor Sharon Lewin is an infectious diseases physician and scientist and is internationally renowned as one of the leading research scientists on HIV and AIDS.

Professor Lewin is the inaugural Director, Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity at the University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.  Prior to this, she was Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at Alfred Health and Monash University; and Co-Head of the Centre for Biomedical Research, Burnet Institute in Melbourne.

Keep reading: Extraordinary HIV community advocate

180 years in 2015

Check back for details of events planned for this year's celebrations in the run-up to 30 August.

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Timelapse Melbourne film

Melbourne - Timelapse / Hyperlapse from Sam Woosley on Vimeo.

Watch this two-minute timelapse video and fall in love with Melbourne — again.

It was created by Sam Woosley, 22, from North Carolina, US, while studying photography at RMIT.

"I had cops called on me, was rained off location. I even had a computer crash and lost many shoots. Thankfully, I had most footage on an external drive," he says.

The film was made from 8159 photographs, 88 different timelapses and more than 50 shoots — about 100 hours of work.

Candy and Fiona talk about Our Day

Channel Seven's Peter Mitchell on Our Day

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