We rocked Melbourne Day

Concert photos and highlights

Melbourne Day concert

Rocking Melbourne 182: Absolutely '80s headliners Brian Mannix (Uncanny X-Men), Ally Fowler (The Chantoozies) and Scott Carne (Kids in the Kitchen)

Peta Evans-Taylor Melbourne Day concert

It's Our Day: Performer Peta Evans-Taylor was a crowd favorite on stage.

Vicky the Truck Melbourne Day concert and family festival

Family festival: Roving performers, face painting and Vicky the Truck kept kids of all ages entertained.

Melbourne Day concert

What rain? The weather cleared and the Enterprize lowered her gangplank for free tours (top left), cupcakes stole the show, the crowd sang "Happy Birthday, Melbourne" (bottom left) and pets pleaded: "C'mon, gimme a cupcake, woof!"   

Melbourne Day concert

We rocked, Melbourne: Brian Mannix in full flight, Junior Lord Mayor Sienna Koop, Stan Dryden Jnr with indigenous art, the Enterprize Re-enactment Crew. 

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Campbell Walker's Melbourne Day-mobile

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OAM honour for committee member Claude Lombard 

Claude Lombard, Melbourne Day Committee member

Melbourne Day's Claude Lombard has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).

Claude was recognised in the Australia Day 2018 honours for service to the printing industry and to the community.

Claude, who serves on the Melbourne Day Committee, is managing director of Lombard The Paper People, an Australia Day Ambassador for many years and a former director of Melbourne Tourism Authority.


Melburnian of the Year 2017-2018

Dr Susan Alberti, Melburnian of the Year 2017-2018

Philanthropist, fundraiser and businesswoman Dr Susan Alberti AC is the Melburnian of the Year 2017, for contribution to major medical research, particularly as an advocate for type 1 diabetes care and research.

Dr Alberti is co-founder and Managing Director of the DANSU Group and Chairman of the Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation.


Sienna Koop is the 2017 Junior Lord Mayor of Melbourne

Sienna Koop, 2017 Junior Lord Mayor

The little big boss of 2017: Sienna Koop, in mayoral robes.

Sienna Koop, from Aspendale’s St Louis de Montfort’s School, was declared the competition winner at a ceremony at Melbourne Town Hall on 24 August, 2017.

"I love everything about Melbourne, especially the culture, sights, people, events, activities, festivals and opportunities to get out there and live life to the full," Her Worship said.

She was chosen by a panel of judges comprising Acting Lord Mayor Arron Wood, Radio 3AW presenter Denis Walter, Channel Nine newsreader Peter Hitchener, 13 CABS' Head of Client Services Simon Purssey and Melbourne Day Committee chairman Campbell Walker.

It is back-to-back wins for St Louis de Montfort's, after the school's captain, Mason Dwyer, won the competition last year. 


'We have much to celebrate'

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, in a special Melbourne Day message, says the city's 182nd birthday is "an opportunity to reflect on all that our diverse community has achieved".


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