Celebrating 182 marvellous years in 2017

Melbourne Day free family Docklands concert 2017

It's the   birthday party of the year, presented by GOLD 104.3 FM

Free "Absolutely '80s    " Concert

Sunday, 27 August, noon to 3pm

Docklands (Water Plaza, Victoria Harbour)


Brian Mannix (Uncanny X-Men)
Scott Carne (Kids in the Kitchen)
Ally Fowler (The Chantoozies)

performing their biggest hits!

Also, Melbourne music legends 

Wendy Stapleton and Paul Norton from Wendy and the Rocketts.
Plus, Peta Evans-Taylor from The Voice 2015

Other attractions include:

Melbourne Day
Wednesday, 30 August 

Melbourne Day flag-raising ceremony

Feel the pride at the official flag-raising ceremony, Enterprize Park.

Join Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, city councillors, the 2017 Junior Lord Mayor, civic leaders and special guests as we salute the flag at 11am. Free public event.

What's on during Melbourne Day week

Junior Lord Mayor Competition: Entries have closed

with thanks to 13CABS

Finalists to be announced on 21 August 2017.

Judging and winner to be announced on 24 August 2017.

Thank you to everyone who entered.

Toot for Melbourne Day

Campbell Walker's Melbourne Day-mobile

Honk if you see our chairman Campbell Walker's 4WD "Melbourne Day-mobile". You can't miss it!

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What's on: See the events

It's the biggest Melbourne Day celebrations yet.

Win a year's supply of coffee

And an illy Australia coffee machine

We built this city

And tune into GOLD 104.3 in the run up to Melbourne Day for awesome prizes and give-aways.

Junior Lord Mayor Competition: Entries have closed

Finalists to be announced on 21 August 2017.

Judging and winner to be announced on 24 August 2017.

Thank you to everyone who entered.

Sponsorships that get noticed

Don't miss out. Get your brand behind Melbourne Day. Awesome sponsorship packages still available for 2017.

Little big boss hits the airways

Denis Walter, Mason Dwyer, Peter Hitchener

On air: Reigning Junior Lord Mayor Mason Dwyer at radio station 3AW, with Channel Nine news presenter Peter Hitchener, right. Mason was a guest on the Afternoon show, hosted by Denis Walter, left, on 6 June. His Worship declared open the 2017 Junior Lord Mayor Competition, urging students across the state to enter online and learn about Melbourne.

Melburnian of the Year 2016-17

Neale Daniher - Melburnian of the Year

AFL great Neale Daniher is the Melburnian of the Year 2016-17, for his work raising funds to combat motor neurone disease.

Junior Lord Mayor 2016

Junior Lord Mayor 2016 Mason Dwyer and town crier Ian Morrison

The 2016 little big boss of Melbourne is Mason Dwyer, from St Louis de Montfort's Primary, Aspendale

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