Live, loud and never been done before, SBS invites you to warm up your vocal cords with actor and TV Host Julia Zemiro and actor Miranda Tapsell for Australia’s Biggest Singalong! The two-hour musical event will be broadcast live on SBS, NITV and SBS On Demand on Saturday 5 June at 8.30pm AEST. In an Australian television first, the world-renowned team behind Pub Choir are inviting the nation to join some of our most loved musicians and vocalists to learn some classic Australian songs, including the classic hit Throw Your Arms Around Me by Hunters and Collectors. Guided by Pub Choir choirmaster, Astrid Jorgensen, viewers will learn to sing this Australian anthem in perfect harmony. Hunters and Collectors lead singer Mark Seymour will join the broadcast for the final performance of this legendary song.
The “Cobden – Now We’re Talking!” podcast is intended to give listeners – local community, visitors, and former Cobden residents – the opportunity to learn about Cobden. It is hoped it will stimulate a desire to delve further into various aspects of Cobden’s history, culture, sport and community activities.
Jarrod Pickford's 'Storytowns' takes us on a virtual journey of regional Victorian towns that have painted silos, including the Lismore Water Tower Art! The podcast brings us the local tales and backstories behind the art which was painted by the talented Jimmi Buscombe.
Join Joanne Ulrich's song challenge project on Facebook to stay socially connected and to have some fun! Each week a new theme is selected for you to share a performance to. Everyone is welcome to join and don't worry - it is not a competition but a way to have some musical fun.
Get involved here
The Victoria Together online platform provides entertainment and connection as we stay home and stay safe. It features the best of our online experiences, including health and fitness programs, music, comedy, kids’ activities and an array of other offerings.
Board games and dice games are a great way to beat the lockdown boredom blues with your family. With a few tiny tweaks some board games and dice games can be easily played over an online video call with friends and family you are separated from during lockdown.
See below a list and guide on how to play the following games over a video call:
To play any of these dice games over video call all you will need is for all players to have their own sets of dice.
See below rules and video tutorials for each of the games.
Yahtzee scorecards can be found online.
Going to Boston:
Aces in the Pot
Ship, Captain, and Crew
Left, Centre, Right
As long as one person has access to the board game and the playing pieces they can move each person around the board. With a bit of imagination and ingenuity many family classics can be played from afar.
Games you can try over video call include:
There are also many word, acting, and describing games that can be played on line via a video chat.
- Trivia Games
- Scattergories – Scattegory lists can be found on the internet
Ag Vic Talk is a new Victorian Government contribution that includes Agriculture Victoria industry development officers providing useful advice to farmers on a diverse rang of topics such as pasture recovery after fire, and how farmers can support their neighbours during challenging times.
It will also feature farmers and their stories including Upskill and Invest Young Farmer Scholarship recipients Sarah McLean and Clay Gowers. Sarah managed to turn her dream of running a farm into reality while Clay has used aerial drones to map out his family farm.
You've seen him before. He's the soft spoken guy painting happy clouds, mountains and trees in about twenty-six television minutes, using big house painting-type brushes and cooing soothing "you can do its" to the audience. Bob Ross' The Joy of Painting is the most recognized, most watched TV art show in history.
Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber is calling all musical lovers! They have released full-length, smash-hit musical for you to watch for free!
Tune in here
Geelong Gallery - 360° virtual tour
Wander through the Gallery from the comfort of your home to experience Geelong Gallery's permanent collection and current exhibitions in our 360° virtual tour.
Their virtual collections includes content from Kate Beynon—kindred spirits, Jacky Redgate—HOLD ON, Going public—portraits from the Colin Holden Collection, and Resonance + Reflection—design ideas for an expanded Geelong Gallery.
Melbourne Zoo live-stream
Melbourne Zoo are live streaming the zoo so you can enjoy #AnimalsAtHome.
They have set up a few live stream cameras from Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo, so you can enjoy them from anywhere. They also have virtual tours of the Werribee Open Range Zoo and other cute videos.
Can’t see them? That’s because our animals live in areas that are much bigger than what a camera can capture and they have the choice to wander wherever they please.
Museum of the World
An interactive experience through time, continents and cultures, featuring some of the most fascinating objects in human history.
There are plenty of opportunity to borrow e-books, audio books, magazines and newspapers virtually.
BorrowBox Library and RBdigital can be downloaded from your Google Play Store or Apple Store on your mobile or tablet device.
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Here you can get your daily dose of games. Updated every day, you can keep coming back for more challenges to test your brain.
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Couch Choir is an alteration of an Pub Choir that started in Australia, 2017. It is now a phenomenon sweeping the world! Due to social distancing they have changed from performing in pubs to getting people at home on their couch. Everybody can sing, and Couch Choir is out to prove it. Their most recent video features 1534 people from 40 countries absolutely belting out “All These Things That I’ve Done” by The Killers.