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MELBOURNE April 2007 Host: Hawker de Havilland MELBOURNE Location & Climate The City of Melbourne The City of Melbourne has 15 distinct ‘Precincts’, small pockets of the city with their own unique character, colour and charm. Like London’s West End or New York’s Times Square,

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melbourne april 2007

MELBOURNE April 2007


Hawker de Havilland



Location & Climate


The City of Melbourne

The City of Melbourne has 15 distinct ‘Precincts’,

small pockets of the city with their own unique character, colour

and charm.

Like London’s West End or New York’s Times Square,

each precinct has a recognizable identity.

Some are small, just a lane or two, while others

will transport you to another world in just a few streets.

You’ll find public art where you least expect it, café society

reminiscent of Europe and a treasure trove of surprises awaiting your discovery.

Melbourne’s precincts offer culture, intrigue, romance and

excitement, from the narrowest laneways to Melbourne’s marvellous


Crisscross the City on a tram and see them all, or spend the day exploring just one in detail, you'll uncover something new that will stay with you forever.

major events calendar
Major Events Calendar

Australian Formula 1

Grand Prix

  • January – Australian Open Tennis
  • February – Midsumma Festival, Melbourne International Music Festival
  • March – Australian Grand Prix, L’Oreal Fashion Festival
  • April – Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival
  • May – Run to the ‘G’, Melbourne International Jazz Festival
  • June – Circus Oz
  • July – Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne Winter Masterpieces
  • August – The Age Melbourne Writers’ Festival
  • September – Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, AFL Grand Final Week
  • October – Melbourne International Arts Festival, Lygon Street Festa
  • November – Melbourne Cup Carnival, Herald Sun Olympic Dream Fun Run

2007 World



2006 Commonwealth Games




Melbourne Cup


Dates & Schedule

April 2007

Mon 16th Noon – 5:00 PM IAQG sub teams

Tuesday 17th 8:00 Am – 5:00 PM IAQG sub teams

Wed 18th 8:00 AM – Noon IAQG sub teams

Noon – 1:00 PM General Assembly lunch

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM General Assembly presentations

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM open time

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Workshop & reception

Thursday 19th 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Council meeting

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM IAQG nite

dinner hosted by City of Melbourne

langham hotel melbourne
Langham Hotel Melbourne

Panoramic city views are breathtaking from this ideal location on the famous Southbank Promenade. Overlooking the tranquil Yarra River, the Hotel is nestled amongst an abundance of al fresco cafes, restaurants & boutiques. The National Gallery of Victoria, Federation Square, Arts Centre and Casino are on your doorstep. Melba Brasserie serves the best of Melbourne's world famous cuisine while at the same time offering magical views of the River.



The Langham Hotel is ideally located alongside the Yarra River with a short

walk to the city, parks and gardens, restaurants, Theatres, Art Gallery, Museum, and sporting venues. Federation Square houses a Tourist Information Centre with plenty of information about where to go and what see and how to get there.

partner program
Partner Program
  • Welcome Pack
    • Map of the city
    • “What’s On” magazine
    • Brochures of Tours and Visits
    • Smartvisit Card and booklet (see MCVB Website)
partner program9
Partner Program
  • City Sights & Familiarisation Tour (Bus)
  • Winery Visit
  • Shopping Tours
  • Sovereign Hill (Historical Township of Victoria’s Goldrush era)
  • Great Ocean Road Tour
  • Phillip Island – Penguin Parade & Koalas
  • Visit the Dandenong Ranges, ride on Puffing Billy Steam Train, visit wineries, antique shops, and much more..

Proposed Organised Visits

free time options
Free Time Options
  • Art Galleries and Museums
  • River Cruises
  • Historical Walking Tours around the city
  • Visit sports venues e.g. the M.C.G – home of Cricket and AFL Football
  • The Aquarium & Polly Woodside
  • Visit the Convention Centres & Exhibition Buildings
  • Botanical Gardens & Shrine of Remembrance
  • Shop till you drop in our City Centre, or at Southbank
  • Theatres & Movies
  • Casino
  • Visit the Queen Victoria Market
  • The Melbourne Zoo
  • The Werribee Open Range Zoo & Werribee Mansion
  • Koori National Heritage Trust Building & Gift Shop
  • City Circle Tram
  • Tramcar Restaurant