Even in iso, we love you
Our city turns 185 on 30 August 2020
Coronavirus advisory: As State Government restrictions start to ease, we are working on how best to celebrate Melbourne's birthday this year. Check back soon for details.
(contingent on social distancing rules)
- Flag-raising ceremony, Enterprize Park
- Indigenous history and culture celebration
- Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses birthday cupcakes
- Melbourne Day showbags
- And more!
Be the little big boss of Melbourne
2020 Junior Lord Mayor competitionEnter now, go!
It's free, easy to enter and open to Victorian students in Grades 4, 5 and 6 (aged 9 to 13).
Now in its eighth year thanks to partner 13cabs, the competition aims to raise awareness about Melbourne and our city's Aboriginal history and culture — and instil civic pride by highlighting our journey since being founded on 30 August 1835.
From five finalists, an overall winner is chosen.
His or Her Worship gets to rock mayoral robes and gold chains, add 2020 Junior Lord Mayor of Melbourne to their resume, perform official and fun duties with Lord Mayor Sally Capp, march in the Moomba Parade and more!
Win $250 cash prizes
Support the Junior Lord Mayor program, download the 13cabs app
Toot for Melbourne Day
Hook Turn maestro: Honk if you see chairman Campbell Walker's 4WD "Melbourne Day-mobile".
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