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Melbourne has so much going on, and there are always plenty of events that are free. You may still need to book, however, so check individual events for details.
Melbourne Town Hall Tours
1 Jan 2016 - 30 Dec 2017, Melbourne Town Hall
Take a free tour of Melbourne's historic Town Hall and learn about its architectural, social and political significance.
Barring Yanabul (We All Walk the Path)
13 May 2017, Various CBD locations
Explore the Blak heart of Melbourne in a day-long, city-wide treasure hunt of fun, provocative, experimental and interactive arts experiences.
Is Democracy Broken?
17 May 2017, Deakin Edge
Public commentator Barry Jones, rights advocate Fiona McLeod, and Melbourne Anglican Archbishop Philip Freier will discuss modern democracy.
The Role of Place in Civic Innovation with Jason Schupbach
2 May 2017, Deakin Edge
Hear the keynote presentation for Melbourne Knowledge Week on the topic of urban design, presented by Melbourne Conversations.
Mini Make Day: Beyond Earth
7 May 2017, Library at The Dock
During Melbourne Knowledge Week, peer deep into our future and inventive imaginations of a world beyond our own.
Urban Ideas Playground Expo
6 May 2017, Lincoln Square
Come and explore our future city, dreamed up by the community during Melbourne Knowledge Week.
Machines That Read Your Mind
3 May 2017, Deakin Edge, Federation Square
During Melbourne Knowledge Week, join a lively discussion about the opportunities and issues that lie ahead for science and medicine.
1 May 2017 - 7 May 2017, Arts Centre Melbourne
During Melbourne Knowledge Week, Human Effect employs new technologies to create a responsive public projection installation.
Ngarrga Bullarto Mirnian: Dance to the Big Moon
11 May 2017, Federation Square
Following the traditions of Kulin Lore/Law, gather to dance and celebrate under the full moon.
Night School: Whelan the Wrecker was Here
17 May 2017, Southbank Library at Boyd
Join Robyn Annear as she explores the history of Melbourne through demolition sites.
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