Melburnians and Victorians alike, have you started saving money? Thanks to the arrival of the Victorian Entertainment Program, where you can spend $40 or more on entertainment experiences and receive a 25 per cent rebate from the government, the time is now to get out and about and save.
The rebate program began on Tuesday March 29 and will operate on a operates on a first-come, first-served basis. You’re going to need to get in quick to scoop up part of the $30 million that has been allocated to the entertainment section of the program.
Drawing blanks on where you can spend your money to get money back? Take a look below for some ideas. And remember, you’re going to need to spend $40 or more for your claim to be eligible.
Save on these Events and Experiences
Candlelight is glowing all around Melbourne showcasing bright talents and shining a light on music from a number of genres including classical, jazz, pop, rock and more. From Ed Sheeran to Elton John, Nina Simone to Queen, Hans Zimmer to Joe Hisaishi, they’re all being paid tribute to at sensational concerts in stunning venues, which now include shows at Old Melbourne Gaol as well as The Athenaeum Theatre, 75 Reid Street auditorium and The National Theatre Melbourne.
Melburnians are about to get even more creative when The Messy Museum opens up to visitors at Emporium Melbourne in May. The interactive playground popping up on level four will allow the young and young-at-heart to get their hands dirty (if they so wish) with all of Dr Splat’s toys in all of the ingenious spaces they have made.
From colouring and creating to diving into the neon ball pit, you won’t have to lift a finger unless it’s to get messy or to take sloppy selfies of your crazy-good time.
Labassa Mansion is home to an interactive and immersive Murder Mystery experience where players get to roam its rooms and search for clues. There are also a number of suspects to interrogate in your search for the truth because even the ugliest secrets can’t be hidden forever.