Link October 2018 Volume 27 Issue 5 - Page 40

travel For lovers of Indigenous art, the city centre. Federation everything. With over 600 small head to galleries in Flinders Lane. Square is a modern piazza and is businesses you can discover a variety Visit the Linden Arts Centre, Heide home to major cultural attractions, of clothing, art, jewellery and stroll Museum of Modern Art or Herring world-class events, tourism through the heritage listed grocery, Island for outdoor experiences and experiences, restaurants, bars and meat, fish and dairy halls. sculpture gardens. specialty stores. The inner-city suburbs of Fitzroy Other popular attractions The section of Bourke Street between include the Old Melbourne Gaol, and Collingwood are at the forefront Elizabeth and Swanston Streets is a Scienceworks, Melbourne Zoo, Yarra of the city’s street art. Here there are pedestrian walkway and is the city’s River Cruises, Crown Casino, Sea Life huge commissioned murals, hidden main shopping and meeting precinct. Melbourne Aquarium and the Royal painted alleys and laneways, stickers, There’s always plenty of entertainment Botanic Gardens. pasteups and colourful artworks. with buskers and street performers Running off Flinders Lane, ACDC along Bourke Street. Lane pays tribute to the famous Accessibility The Eureka Skydeck 88 offers Details about Melbourne’s Australian rock band and contains spectacular panoramic views from accessible venues, services and more music-related street art. the highest viewing platform in the facilities, including restaurants, bars southern hemisphere. The iconic and cafes can be obtained from the Attractions Queen Victoria Market is a major City of Melbourne website. Mobility Most of Melbourne’s sights and landmark in Melbourne where maps for central Melbourne and you can buy almost anything and Docklands can also be downloaded. attractions are located in or around Travellers Aid provides travel- related support and aid including accessible toilet, shower and change amenities, equipment loan and a Melbourne South Wharf (top left), Luna Park (top right), and one of Melbourne's cosmopolitan laneways (left). 40 travel rest area. It provides advice and assistance to people with disability to ensure safe travel. Travellers Aid is located at Southern Cross and Flinders Street Stations. Bookings are essential. www.melbourne.vic.gov.au www.travellersaid.org.au linkonline.com.au