Missed out on tickets to SITG? Or just can’t be bothered to battle the 18 hour drive up to Byron Bay? What ever your reason may be for missing the festival, you can still get a slice of the SITG action sans tent pegs, gumboots and over-priced beer.
Fifty thousand admirers turned up to the reopening of Arts Centre Melbourne's Hamer Hall, such is the esteemed place it holds in Melburnians' hearts.
The two-year redevelopment saw $135.8 million be poured into the curvaceous structure that sits on the Yarra, diagonally across from Federation Square. The refurbishment include a revitalised auditorium with improved acoustics, air con, lighting, technology and seating.