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Index Moomba

Moomba (also known as the Moomba Festival) is held annually in Melbourne, Australia. [1]

90 relations: ABBA, AC/DC, Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne, Alfred Marks, Andrew Gaze, Apex (gang), Art, Australian Aboriginal languages, Australian Aborigines' League, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Barry Blake, Barry Crocker, Bert Newton, Bill Onus, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne, Carnival, Cathy Freeman, City of Melbourne, Corn dog, Crikey, Dallas Brooks, Daryl Braithwaite, Daryl Somers, Denise Drysdale, Do-Re-Mi (band), Doughnut, Douglas Nicholls, Elizabeth II, Escherichia coli, Federation of Australia, Federation Square, Ferris wheel, Frank Thring, Gold 104.3, Governor of Victoria, Graham Kennedy, Harry Kewell, Healesville, Victoria, Herald Sun, Islander 23, Jack O'Hagan, John Benjamins Publishing Company, John Farnham, Johnny Famechon, Kate Ceberano, Keith Dunstan, Kevin Bartlett (Australian rules footballer), Kevin Sheedy (Australian footballer), Labour Day, Lano and Woodley, ..., Life. Be in it., Locative case, Lou Richards, Luise Hercus, Marina Prior, Mark Mitchell (actor), Melbourne, Melbourne City Centre, Mick Malthouse, Mickey Mouse, Molly Meldrum, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Neil Diamond, Oarsome Foursome, Oleg Popov, Paul Cronin, Paul McNamee, Peter Brock, Robert Helpmann, Robert Morley, Rolf Harris, Ruby Rose, School, Sister city, Snuff Puppets, Suffix, Television, Tex Perkins, The Age, The Guardian, Tito Gobbi, Tony Shaw, Tram, Trevor Marmalade, Trisha Silvers, Ugly Dave Gray, Water skiing, Yarra River, Zig and Zag (Australian performers), 1956 Summer Olympics. Expand index (40 more) »


ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

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AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

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Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne

The Alexandra Gardens are located on the south bank of the Yarra River, opposite Federation Square and the Melbourne Central Business District, in Victoria, Australia.

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Alfred Marks

Alfred Edward Marks OBE (28 January 19211 July 1996) was a British actor and comedian.

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Andrew Gaze

Andrew Barry Casson Gaze, AM (born 24 July 1965) is an Australian former professional basketball player and current head coach of the Sydney Kings of the National Basketball League (NBL).

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Apex (gang)

Apex, although lacking any leadership or structure, is a group that has been loosely termed a street gang in Melbourne, Australia.

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Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.

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Australian Aboriginal languages

The Australian Aboriginal languages consist of around 290–363 languages belonging to an estimated twenty-eight language families and isolates, spoken by Aboriginal Australians of mainland Australia and a few nearby islands.

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Australian Aborigines' League

The Australian Aborigines' League was established in Melbourne, Australia, in 1934 by William Cooper and others, including Margaret Tucker, Eric Onus, Anna and Caleb Morgan, and Shadrach James.

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is an independent Australian Government statutory authority.

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Barry Blake

Barry Blake, born 1937, is an Australian linguist, specializing in the description of Australian Aboriginal languages.

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Barry Crocker

Barry Hugh Crocker AM (born 4 November 1935 in Geelong, Victoria, Official Barry Crocker website Australia) is a popular Gold Logie award-winning character actor, television personality, singer, and variety entertainer with a crooning vocal style known for his iconic Australian films The Adventures of Barry McKenzie and sequel Barry McKenzie Holds His Own and singing the theme tune to the popular Australian soap opera Neighbours.

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Bert Newton

Bert Newton, AM, MBE (born, Albert Watson Newton 23 July 1938), is an Australian media personality.

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Bill Onus

William Townsend Onus Jr (15 November 1906 – 10 January 1968), known as Bill Onus, was an Aboriginal Australian political activist.

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Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

Birrarung Marr is an inner-city park between the central business district in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and the Yarra River.

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Carnival (see other spellings and names) is a Western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent.

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Cathy Freeman

Catherine Astrid Salome "Cathy" Freeman, (born 16 February 1973) is an Australian former sprinter, who specialised in the 400 metres event.

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City of Melbourne

The City of Melbourne is a local government area in Victoria, Australia, located in the central city area of Melbourne.

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Corn dog

A corn dog (also spelled corndog) is a sausage (usually a hot dog) on a stick that has been coated in a thick layer of cornmeal batter and deep fried.

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Crikey is an Australian electronic magazine comprising a website and email newsletter available to subscribers.

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Dallas Brooks

General Sir Reginald Alexander Dallas Brooks, (22 August 1896 – 22 March 1966) was a British military commander who went on to become the 19th and longest-serving Governor of Victoria, Australia.

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Daryl Braithwaite

Daryl Braithwaite (born 11 January 1949) is an Australian singer.

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Daryl Somers

Daryl Paul Somers, OAM (born 6 August 1951 in Geelong, Victoria) is an Australian television personality and musician, and a triple Gold Logie award-winner.

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Denise Drysdale

Denise Anne Christina Drysdale (born 5 December 1948) is an Australian twice-awarded Gold Logie winning television personality and presenter, variety entertainer, singer, dancer and comedienne.

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Do-Re-Mi (band)

Do-Ré-Mi Do-Re-Mi was an Australian rock/pop band formed in Sydney in 1981 by Deborah Conway (lead vocals), Dorland Bray (drums, percussion, backing vocals), Helen Carter (bass, backing vocals) and Stephen Philip (guitar).

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A doughnut or donut (both: or; see etymology section) is a type of fried dough confection or dessert food.

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Douglas Nicholls

Sir Douglas Ralph Nicholls, (9 December 19064 June 1988) was a prominent Aboriginal Australian from the Yorta Yorta people.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli (also known as E. coli) is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped, coliform bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms (endotherms).

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Federation of Australia

The Federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British self-governing colonies of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia agreed to unite and form the Commonwealth of Australia, establishing a system of federalism in Australia.

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Federation Square

Federation Square is a venue for arts, culture and public events on the edge of the CBD of Melbourne.

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Ferris wheel

A Ferris wheel (sometimes called a big wheel, observation wheel, or, in the case of the very tallest examples, giant wheel) is an amusement ride consisting of a rotating upright wheel with multiple passenger-carrying components (commonly referred to as passenger cars, cabins, tubs, capsules, gondolas, or pods) attached to the rim in such a way that as the wheel turns, they are kept upright, usually by gravity.

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Frank Thring

Frank William Thring (11 May 1926 – 29 December 1994) was an Australian character actor in radio, stage, television and film.

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Gold 104.3

Gold 104.3 (call sign: 3KKZ) is a radio station broadcasting in Melbourne, Australia.

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Governor of Victoria

The Governor of Victoria is the representative in the Australian state of Victoria of its monarch, Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia and is one of the Governors of the Australian states.

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Graham Kennedy

Graham Cyril Kennedy AO (15 February 1934 – 25 May 2005) was an Australian entertainer, comedian and variety performer, as well as a personality and star of radio, theatre, television and film.

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Harry Kewell

Harold Kewell (born 22 September 1978) is an Australian football coach and former player who is the head coach of League Two club Crawley Town.

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Healesville, Victoria

Healesville is a town in Victoria, Australia, 52 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district.

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Herald Sun

The Herald Sun is a morning newspaper based in Melbourne, Australia published by The Herald and Weekly Times, a subsidiary of News Corp Australia, itself a subsidiary of News Corp. The Herald Sun primarily serves Victoria and shares many articles with other News Corporation daily newspapers, especially those from Australia. It is also available for purchase in Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory and border regions of South Australia and southern New South Wales such as the Riverina and NSW South Coast, and is available digitally through its website and apps. In March 2009, the paper had a daily circulation of 530,000 from Monday to Friday.

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Islander 23

Islander 23 also known as I-23 is a Pacific Islander street gang in West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Jack O'Hagan

John Francis "Jack" O'Hagan OBE (29 November 189815 July 1987) was an Australian singer-songwriter and radio personality.

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John Benjamins Publishing Company

John Benjamins Publishing Company is an independent academic publisher in social sciences and humanities with its head office in Amsterdam.

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John Farnham

John Peter Farnham AO (born 1 July 1949) is an Australian rock/soft rock singer.

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Johnny Famechon

Johnny Famechon (born Jean-Pierre Famechon 28 March 1945 in Paris, France) is a former Australian featherweight boxer.

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Kate Ceberano

Catherine Ceberano (born 17 November 1966) is an Australian singer who performs in the soul, jazz, and pop genres, as well as in film and musicals such as Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Keith Dunstan

John Keith Dunstan OAM (3 February 1925 – 11 September 2013), known as Keith Dunstan, was an Australian journalist and author.

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Kevin Bartlett (Australian rules footballer)

Kevin Charles Bartlett AM (born 6 March 1947) is a former Australian rules footballer and coach who played in the Victorian Football League between 1965 and 1983 for the Richmond Football Club.

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Kevin Sheedy (Australian footballer)

Kevin John Sheedy AM (born 24 December 1947) is a former Australian rules football coach and player in the Australian Football League.

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Labour Day

Labour Day (Labor Day in the United States) is an annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers.

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Lano and Woodley

Lano and Woodley (Colin Lane and Frank Woodley) were an Australian comedy duo of the 1990s and 2000s.

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Life. Be in it.


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Locative case

Locative (abbreviated) is a grammatical case which indicates a location.

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Lou Richards

Lewis Thomas Charles "Lou" Richards, (15 March 1923 – 8 May 2017) was an Australian rules footballer who played 250 games for the Collingwood Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) between 1941 and 1955.

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Luise Hercus

Luise Anna Hercus,, (16 January 1926 – 15 April 2018) was a German-born linguist who lived in Australia since 1954.

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Marina Prior

Marina Prior (born 18 October 1963) is an Australian soprano and actress with a career mainly in musical theatre.

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Mark Mitchell (actor)

Mark Mitchell (born 29 September 1954) is an Australian actor, comedian and contemporary artist.

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Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Melbourne City Centre

Melbourne City Centre (also known colloquially as simply "The City" or "The CBD") is an area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Mick Malthouse

Michael Malthouse (born 17 August 1953) is a former Australian rules footballer and former Australian Football League (AFL) coach and current media personality.

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Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the mascot of The Walt Disney Company.

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Molly Meldrum

Ian Alexander "Molly" Meldrum AM (born 29 January 1943) is an Australian music critic, journalist, record producer and musical entrepreneur.

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Natalie Bassingthwaighte

Natalie Bassingthwaighte (born 1 September 1975) is an Australian recording artist, actress, and television personality.

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Neil Diamond

Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.

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Oarsome Foursome

The Oarsome Foursome is the nickname for an Australian men's rowing coxless four crew who competed with a clear lineage between 1990 and 2012 - winning two Olympic gold and one silver medals, two world championships as a coxless four and additional world championship titles in a coxed boats.

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Oleg Popov

Oleg Konstantinovich Popov (Олег Константинович Попoв, 31 July 1930 – 2 November 2016) was a Soviet and Russian clown and circus artist.

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Paul Cronin

Paul Cronin (born 8 July 1938) is an Australian actor who has played iconic roles in the Australian television series Matlock Police and The Sullivans.

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Paul McNamee

Paul McNamee (born 12 November 1954 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian retired tennis player and prominent sports administrator.

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Peter Brock

Peter Geoffrey Brock (26 February 1945 – 8 September 2006), otherwise known as "Peter Perfect", "The King of the Mountain", or simply "Brocky", was one of Australia's best-known and most successful motor racing drivers.

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Robert Helpmann

Sir Robert Helpmann CBE (9 April 190928 September 1986) was an Australian dancer, actor, theatre director and choreographer.

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Robert Morley

Robert Adolph Wilton Morley, CBE (26 May 1908 – 3 June 1992) was an English actor who was usually cast as a pompous English gentleman representing the Establishment, often in supporting roles.

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Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris (born 30 March 1930) is an Australian entertainer whose career has encompassed work as a musician, singer-songwriter, composer, comedian, actor, painter and television personality.

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Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose Langenheim (born 20 March 1986), better known as Ruby Rose, is an Australian model, DJ, recording artist, actress, television presenter, and former MTV VJ.

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A school is an institution designed to provide learning spaces and learning environments for the teaching of students (or "pupils") under the direction of teachers.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Snuff Puppets

Snuff Puppets is an Australian puppet theatre company that was founded in 1992.

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In linguistics, a suffix (sometimes termed postfix) is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word.

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Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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Tex Perkins

Tex Perkins (born Gregory Stephen Perkins on 28 December 1964 in Darwin, Australia) is an Australian singer-songwriter widely known for fronting the popular Australian rock-band The Cruel Sea, but has also performed with the Beasts of Bourbon, Thug, James Baker Experience, The Butcher Shop, Salamander Jim, and Tex, Don and Charlie.

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The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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Tito Gobbi

Tito Gobbi (24 October 19135 March 1984) was an Italian operatic baritone with an international reputation.

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Tony Shaw

Anthony 'Tony' Shaw (born 23 July 1960) is a former Australian rules footballer, coach and media personality who played for the Collingwood Football Club.

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A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Trevor Marmalade

Trevor Marmalade (born Jason van de Velde, 26 April 1962) is an Australian comedian and radio and television presenter.

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Trisha Silvers

Trisha Silvers (born 19 April 1981 in Melbourne, Victoria) became known in Australia for surviving the tsunami of 26 December 2004, in which her new husband Troy Broadbridge was killed.

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Ugly Dave Gray

Graham David Taylor, (born 26 December 1933), known better as Ugly Dave Gray, is a British-Australian comedian, actor, television personality, game show compere, radio host and commercial spokesperson.

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Water skiing

Water skiing (also waterskiing or water-skiing) is a surface water sport in which an individual is pulled behind a boat or a cable ski installation over a body of water, skimming the surface on two skis or one ski.

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Yarra River

The Yarra River or historically, the Yarra Yarra River, (Aboriginal: Berrern, Birr-arrung, Bay-ray-rung, Birarang, Birrarung, and Wongete) is a perennial river in east-central Victoria, Australia.

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Zig and Zag (Australian performers)

Jack Perry (1917 – c. April 2006) and Douglas "Doug" McKenzie (22 March 19184 August 2004) — were an entertainer duo from Melbourne who were known and billed professionally as the clown act, Zig and Zag.

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1956 Summer Olympics

The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in November–December 1956, apart from the equestrian events, which were held five months earlier in Stockholm, Sweden.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moomba

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