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Time In: The best things to do at home

Stuck in your home? Bring the Melbourne fun indoors with our guide on the best things to do at home

Spring Racing Carnival meals to enjoy at home
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Spring Racing Carnival meals to enjoy at home

It’s the race that stops the nation and this is the food that fuels it. Here's how to enjoy it at home this year!

Get ready for Melbourne Fringe Festival
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Get ready for Melbourne Fringe Festival

Fringe returns with an online and socially distant program.

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Postcards from Iso – submit yours!
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Postcards from Iso – submit yours!

You could win a prize worth over $1,000!

Horror movies to stream for Halloween
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Horror movies to stream for Halloween

Scare yourself silly this Halloween weekend.

Shop the Big Design Market
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Shop the Big Design Market

One of Australia’s top independent designer shopping events returns online.

Live lists

Restaurants and bars doing takeaway
Restaurants

Restaurants and bars doing takeaway

An up-to-date list of venues now offering takeaway.

Online exercise classes to do at home
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Online exercise classes to do at home

We've found Melbourne's best online workouts.

The best online workshops and DIY kits
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The best online workshops and DIY kits

Learn something new with all this free time.

Melbourne events you can stream online
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Melbourne events you can stream online

The best events and festivals being livestreamed.

Melbourne bars delivering cocktails, beers and more
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Melbourne bars delivering cocktails, beers and more

For when you need the bar to come to you.

Food and drink

The best Melbourne desserts you can get delivered
Restaurants

The best Melbourne desserts you can get delivered

Cakes, doughnuts, pretzels, chocolate… there’s something to be said about getting sweet treats delivered to your door, rather than slaving over a hand mixer and an hour or two in the oven. Plus, when you get these things delivered, it’s infinitely easier to clean up. So here we are – some of Melbourne’s finest desserts that can be delivered right to your doorstep.  Need something to balance out all that sweet? Try these excellent cheese deliveries or even get some Melbourne-roasted coffee for that 3pm snack break.

Grocery delivery services in Melbourne
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Grocery delivery services in Melbourne

Skip the supermarket and have your weekly shopping delivered right to your door

The best coffee delivery in Melbourne
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The best coffee delivery in Melbourne

We Melburnians are serious about coffee, which means quality beans and brewing kits are a home necessity

The best cheese delivery in Melbourne
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The best cheese delivery in Melbourne

Melbourne's best cheese shops are making sure you don't have to endure plastic cheese slices while stuck at home

The best gift delivery services in Melbourne
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The best gift delivery services in Melbourne

Do something nice for someone else – or treat yourself!

Watch something

The best TV shows and movies to stream in October
Film

The best TV shows and movies to stream in October

Period romance, murder mysteries and hauntings

The best TV shows to watch on Binge
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The best TV shows to watch on Binge

Binge is Australia’s newest streaming service, coming from the same hands as Foxtel and Foxtel Go.

The best binge-worthy TV shows on Stan
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The best binge-worthy TV shows on Stan

Comfortable sitcoms, '90s gems, and wrenching dramas

The best movies to stream on Amazon Prime Video
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The best movies to stream on Amazon Prime Video

Take your pick of these blockbusters

The best escapist movies to watch on Netflix
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The best escapist movies to watch on Netflix

All the stuff guaranteed to cheer you up is here

The 13 best movies to watch on Stan
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The 13 best movies to watch on Stan

Drama, docos, and satire that cuts close to the bone

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Heartlands
Art

Heartlands

Explore the 2020 health crisis through the eyes (and artworks) of migrants and refugees.

Virtual Perfume Masterclass
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Virtual Perfume Masterclass

Learn how to make your own perfume at home.

The Other Art Fair

The Other Art Fair

The Other Art Fair is back (online) to support emerging Melbourne artists.

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Australian True Crime Live
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Australian True Crime Live

The hit podcast is putting on an interactive virtual event for true crime fans.

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How to help Melbourne

Where to buy face masks in Melbourne right now
News

Where to buy face masks in Melbourne right now

How to look after your mental health during Victoria’s second lockdown
News

How to look after your mental health during Victoria’s second lockdown

Where to buy Australian-made hand sanitisers
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Where to buy Australian-made hand sanitisers

How to support Melbourne locals during the current lockdowns
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How to support Melbourne locals during the current lockdowns

How to make your own no-sew face masks from everyday items
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How to make your own no-sew face masks from everyday items

How to fight climate change during the Covid crisis
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How to fight climate change during the Covid crisis

Something for the kids

The best playgrounds in Melbourne
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The best playgrounds in Melbourne

Melbourne has plenty of playgrounds throughout the city, from nature-based play zones to classic adventure playgrounds. With everything from swing sets to trampolines on offer, these are a great way for your little ones to burn off some energy outside.  Does your family love a bike ride? Here are Melbourne's best bike paths. Or spend some time frolicking at one of Melbourne's best beaches. According to the Victorian government's roadmap, playgrounds can reopen to the public. Check with the relevant council to confirm playground opening hours prior to attending. You cannot travel further than 25km from home to visit a playground and you should maintain physical distancing where possible, practice good hand hygiene and not visit playgrounds if you or your child is unwell. Adults and children over 12 must wear a face mask.

Explore Melbourne Museum exhibitions from home
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Explore Melbourne Museum exhibitions from home

While we can't physically visit museums, you can visit them virtually

This mobile Melbourne zoo is doing daily reptile livestreams
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This mobile Melbourne zoo is doing daily reptile livestreams

Reptile Encounters, a mobile zoo from Melbourne, has started doing educational livestreams

The best kids' shows to stream online right now
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The best kids' shows to stream online right now

Old and brand new, these shows are all available to stream right now

Audible has just released hundreds of free kids audiobooks
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Audible has just released hundreds of free kids audiobooks

Audible, the audiobook platform, has made hundreds of audiobook titles available for free

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It's time to visit Werribee and surrounds
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It's time to visit Werribee and surrounds

From scenic bike rides to fabulous food, here are the best things to do and see 

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Win a weekend escape to Melbourne's west
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Win a weekend escape to Melbourne's west

Click here to win a luxurious, delicious and wild weekend escape

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High tea in a box is now a thing you can order in iso
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High tea in a box is now a thing you can order in iso

Missing high tea in lockdown? This Melbourne venue is delivering to you

Win a kit from Make-Out Meals
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Win a kit from Make-Out Meals

Restaurant-quality dishes at home with Melbourne's newest meal kit 

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