ABC Melbourne - 3LO - AM 774 - Melbourne, Vic

More than five million people live in the Australian state of Victoria and nearly three quarters of them call Melbourne home. Centred on the Yarra River and built on the traditional land of the Kulin nation, Melbourne has always been a place where people of different cultures meet. From state-of-the-art ... See more t stadiums to ramshackle laneways, Melbourne is a vibrant, multicultural city that loves its music, theatre and comedy as much as its cafes, restaurants and bars. Sports-mad Melbourne is the spiritual home of Australian Rules Football but tennis, cricket, football, motor racing and horse racing all also draw huge crowds. Major festivals and exhibitions draw hundreds of thousands of people to Melbourne's major arts venues along the Yarra River while dozens of smaller festivals around the city celebrate everything from swing dancing to death metal to films about bicycles.