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    AZTECS Exhibition, Sydney

    29 Sep 2014 -  01 Feb 2015,  Australian Museum, Sydney

    Explore 500 years of Aztec civilisation at Sydney’s Australian Museum. This blockbuster exhibition, direct from Mexico, brings the rise, fall and daily life of the Aztec empire to life with over 200 priceless artefacts and dynamic multimedia displays. Gods, demons, warriors, slaves, nobles and human sacrifices – it’s all here. Entry $24.

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    Pop to Popism, Sydney Exhibition

    01 Nov 2014 -  01 Mar 2015,  Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

    Not into classical 'high art'? Relive the rebellious pop revolution from the 50s to the 80s, with the Art Gallery of NSW Pop to Popism exhibition. Consuming an entire floor of the Gallery, this ambitious exhibition traces the origins of pop art, its heady high period and influence across the world of advertising, TV, film, pop music and consumerism. Over 200 masterpieces from the likes of Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and David Hockney, on loan from some of the world's top museums (think London's Tate Modern, New York's Museum of Modern Art, and the Andy Warhol Museum) will be on display. Tickets: $20 adult.

    Australian Open Tennis, Melbourne

    19 Jan 2015 -  01 Feb 2015,  Melbourne

    The world’s top tennis players are back again to battle it out over two star-studded weeks for Grand Slam glory. Each year the event gets bigger, better and more intense; you don’t need to be a tennis fan to get sucked into the atmosphere. In addition to the court action, there is plenty going on around the grounds with live music acts, a super screen in Garden Square and the ever popular Heineken Beer Garden.

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    Ben and Jerry's Openair Cinema - Sydney

    22 Jan 2015 -  01 Mar 2015,  Bondi, Sydney

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    Fringe World

    23 Jan 2015 -  22 Feb 2015,  Perth

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    Sunset Wine

    31 Jan 2015 -  01 Feb 2015,  Perth

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    SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim

    07 Feb 2015 -  08 Feb 2015,  Busselton

    Lotterywest Festival

    07 Feb 2015 -  09 Feb 2015,  Perth

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    WICKED!

    11 Feb 2015 -  19 Apr 2015,  Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Bank

    The untold story of the wicked witches of Oz, WICKED presents a spectacular musical with awe-inspiring costumes, music, choreography. Ticket prices start at $69.90.

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    Adelaide Fringe Festival

    13 Feb 2015 -  15 Mar 2015,  Adelaide

    The largest arts event in the Southern Hemisphere, Adelaide Fringe takes over the entire city with 900+ events staged in pop-up venues from parks, warehouses, and to theatres, hotels, art galleries and cafes. There's comedy, cabaret, circus and physical theatre, dance, film, theatre, puppetry, music, visual art and design and everything in between.

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    Chinese New Year, Sydney

    13 Feb 2015 -  01 Mar 2015,  Sydneywide

    Welcome in the Chinese Year of the Sheep at one of the largest Chinese New Year festivals outside China. Share in the fun, free and ticketed events which range from Lunar Feasts and the thrilling Dragon Boat races at Cockle Bay, to the signature Twilight Parade where live music, light projections, dancing and decorated floats weave their way through the city streets.

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    Perth International Arts Festival

    13 Feb 2015 -  07 Mar 2015,  Northam

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    Geographe Bay Race Week

    14 Feb 2015 -  20 Feb 2015,  Busselton

    Cellar Door Wine Festival Adelaide

    20 Feb 2015 -  22 Feb 2015,  Adelaide Convention Centre

    Meet, Taste and Discover more than 170+ wineries and producers from 15 regions under one roof in the heart of the city at Adelaide Convention Centre. With complimentary wine and food tastings, Master Classes hosted by internationally renowned chefs and wine makers, delicious long table feasts and more – it’s the perfect way to taste the very best of South Australia.

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    HBF Rottnest Channel Swim

    21 Feb 2015 -  21 Feb 2015,  Rottnest Island

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    Quicksilver and Roxy Pro Surfing Champtionships

    27 Feb 2015 -  11 Mar 2015,  Snapper Rocks Road, Coolangatta

    Featuring the world's best male and female surfers, this annual event draws hundreds of crowds watching surfers take on the Gold Coast's famous world clsas waves. With free entry, music, food and drink stalls and non-stop surfing action, what better way to spend a day at the beach?

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    ICC Cricket World Cup

    27 Feb 2015 -  26 Mar 2015,  Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

    Returning after 23 years, the 11th ICC Cricket World Cup will be jointly held across Australia and New Zealand, from Hobart to Hamilton, in February and March this year. Tickets start from $20; and YHA hostels are in every Australian host city for you to stay close to the action without breaking the bank. So whether you are cricket-crazy or an occasional fan, don’t miss the chance to see 14 of the world’s best teams battling it out for cricket’s biggest international prize.

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    Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

    27 Feb 2015 -  15 Mar 2015,  Melbourne

    With more than 200 events, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival captutres the city's love affair with food. The Festival takes over restaurants, lanways and public spaces. You might even catch a sighting of some of the top chefs, restaurateurs and producers from Australia and around the world.

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    Canberra Enlighten Festival

    28 Feb 2015 -  07 Mar 2015,  Canberra

    Over ten illuminated nights you can enjoy free and ticketed events such as blockbuster exhibitions and rare films, captivating architectural projections, intriguing live music and performances, stand-up comedy, thrilling tours into the depths of our national attractions, exclusive dining experiences and more.

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    ICC Cricket World Cup: India vs United Arab Emirates

    28 Feb 2015 -  28 Feb 2015,  Perth

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    Dunsborough Art Festival and Sculpture by the Bay

    28 Feb 2015 -  02 Mar 2015,  Dunsborough

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    Avon Valley Vintage Festival

    28 Feb 2015 -  01 Mar 2015,  Avon Valley

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    Big Croc Hatch

    01 Mar 2015 -  31 May 2015,  Koorana Crocodile Farm

    Hatching season is in full swing and at Koorana Crocodile Farm you can watch the birth of these tiny dinosaurs as they hatch from their eggs. Entry costs $13 - $28.

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    Ten Days on the Island

    01 Mar 2015 -  31 Mar 2015,  Tasmania

    Starting in 2001, Ten Days has grown to a cultural event which showcases numerous international, national and local artists. Keep an eye out for festivals celebrating island culture.

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