BrainBeats 2015 – Carrie’s Beanies for Brain Cancer – December 6th
Carrie Bickmore captured the hearts of Australians last year when she used her Gold Logie award speech to raise awareness for brain cancer. Now she’s taking it one step further and hosting a charity fundraiser to gather much needed funds to support research into the disease. Held at Margaret Court Arena, BrainBeats will be a lively and energetic music festival that will have performances by Ed Sheeran, Vance Joy, Rudimental and many more artists. Tickets include all food and drinks and are available here!
The Big Design Market – December 4th – 6th
Held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, the Big Design Market is back for another year to showcase the broadest range of independent Australian and internationally designed products. With over 230 stalls, the three-day market will house fashion and accessories, home wares, lifestyle and kids products, stationery and books. Admission is only $2 for adults and food can be purchased from Taco Truck, Beatbox Kitchen, Earl Canteen, All Day Donuts, Misschu, LuxBite and Billy van Creamy who will all be on site also. More information here!
Right Now End of Year Fundraiser, December 10th
Held on Human Rights Day 2015, Right Now is hosting an end of year fundraiser it’s 10th birthday. Right Now are a not-for-profit organization that publishes creative mediums such as art, writing, film and photography which tackles themes and issues relating to human rights in Australia. The fundraiser will encompass an art exhibition, silent auction, BBQ and drinks. Tickets are free but an RSVP is expected here!
Koala Conservation Day for Locals, December 16th
Take a drive out to the You Yangs Mountain Range to raise awareness and help one of Australia’s most beloved animals. Hosted by Koala Clancy Foundation, Koala Conversation Day for Locals is held once a month, and is a unique day where participants can assist koala researchers in improving the habitats of koalas in Victoria. The day will mostly involve weeding areas of bush land that contain invasive plants that can be dangerous to koalas. As well as this, participants will spend time observing koalas, bushwalking and engaging with other environment and wildlife enthusiasts. A small contribution cost of $20 is appreciated and goes toward research and conversation. Tickets available here!