The Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct, located 3km east of the city, contains a series of sport stadiums and venues including Melbourne Park, Olympic Park and the beloved Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). It is considered Australia’s premier sports precinct, and regularly hosts some of the biggest domestic and international sporting events, including the AFL Grand Final (Australian Rules football), Australian Open (tennis) and Boxing Day Test (cricket). The venues have also previously hosted the 1956 Summer Olympics and 2006 Commonwealth Games.

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Solo travel in Australia: everything you need to know

Solo travel in Australia: everything you need to know

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22 Nov 2016 • Shafik Meghji insert_drive_file Article
Road trip Australia: 6 of the best routes

Road trip Australia: 6 of the best routes

Pack your stuff, throw it in a camper van along with a surfboard and don’t look back… This might be an old cliché but it’s one for good reason: Australia…

18 Oct 2016 • Ros Walford insert_drive_file Article
Sydney or Melbourne: the great Aussie debate

Sydney or Melbourne: the great Aussie debate

Sydney and Melbourne have been battling it out for supremacy as long as Europeans have been setting sail for Australia. Both are capitals of their respective st…

03 Oct 2016 • Helen Ochyra insert_drive_file Article
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