New training for motorcyclists
The number of motorcycle riders in Victoria has increased around 40 per cent over the last six years. It's easy to understand why.
There is a freedom like no other when you're riding on a motorcycle. Other forms of motorised transport don't immerse you in your surrounds like a motorbike can. What's more, Victoria offers a matchless range of riding experiences, from the Great Ocean Road to the Grampians.
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Walk to School program
Sometimes life is like a Benny Hill video, fast-paced and frenetic, seeming as though someone's fast-forwarding it. There are things we should do, many things we have to do and plenty we forget to do. We all need more quality time with family and friends, more exercise… the list goes on.
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Let the Fun Begin
When final bell rings on Friday afternoon 19 September, Victorian school yards will fill with whooping joy. School holidays can’t come soon enough for some. The end of term is like a bursting dam, releasing pressure. This is all a part of a yearly cycle. Kids can turn feral after three months spent cooped-up by the cold, but now relief is at hand. There’s just one problem: what to do with all that time.
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Football finals arrive
The next four weeks mark the crescendo for Aussie rules fans as the AFL season comes to a close. The streets fill with roaring crowds dressed in bright-coloured clothes waving flags and swinging scarves. Fans will sing triumphant songs or lament losses when the final siren sounds. From October, there's no more climbing endless stadium steps or plunging faces into pies and pasties.
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Spring starts up
As September springs to life one of two things will be on your mind. Either you’re rejoicing at the arrival of longer, sun-lit days or mourning the impending loss of snow-packed slopes. While some of us are basking in the sun, others are heading back to Victoria’s alpine regions for the ski season’s last gasp.
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