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A converted red brick warehouse featuring chandeliers, fairy lights, exposed beams, retractable roof and a backdrop of four large fermentation tanks? Sounds pretty amazing, right? That’s the Ballroom Oasis, housed inside Moon Dog Craft Brewery in the backstreets of inner Melbourne’s Abbotsford. Today I’m talking to Kate Ercolani, Moon Dog’s function manager, about what makes

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Image via Mark Davis PhotographyCan you believe it? Autumn has arrived in our part of the world with crisper mornings, warmer hues and shorter days.If you love this time of year as much as we do at Bursaria and you are getting married during autumn, here are a few ideas to make your day extra

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From beaches to rooftops and from city to country, we’ve rounded up 17 brand new (or beautifully revamped) wedding ceremony and/or reception venues from right around Australia! Some of these diverse event spaces and locations may even take your fancy as your bridal shower, hen’s or buck’s party venue too.1. Cropley House – Baulkham Hills,

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Nestled in the heart of the Yarra Valley, Zonzo Estate provides all the key ingredients that help to create an unforgettable wedding. First of all, it’s a winery with three stunning ceremony locations to choose from. It also has breathtaking views over the vineyards and the valley, creating the perfect backdrop for wedding photos. For

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It’s a time for the Aussie flag to be celebrated – and don’t we Aussie’s love a party?! It seems fitting with Australia Day on the horizon to delve into this wonderful Country of ours’ hottest and newest additions to the Australian venue crew.From gardens to rooftops and from city to country, we’ve rounded up

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For plant and nature lovers, there are few places where more magic is captured than a nursery. And lucky for us, we have two right here in inner city Melbourne that provide the most stunning backdrop for wedding and events. Glasshaus Inside and Glasshaus Outside in Richmond marry the beauty of nature, with industrial, city

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There’s a reason wedding season includes the entire stretch of Summer – long sunshiny days, balmy weather and celebrating outdoors!Selecting the perfect venue for your big day is probably one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the wedding planning process. The venue really determines the theme and aesthetic, the atmosphere, the dress code

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When you live in Melbourne everyone knows about the Collingwood Children’s Farm. It’s the place to go on the weekends to cuddle the animals and enjoy great food and time out in a country atmosphere – and yet it is only 5 kilometres from the CBD. And as time goes on, we’re all starting to

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When you finally embark on the wedding planning process, one of your first tasks to tackle is figuring out where you want to get married. Easier said than done, right? Chances are, both of you may have already covered the basics such as to which season you’d ideally like the wedding to take place in,

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In a city famous for its many icons such as the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, Sydney also hosts some iconic and historic buildings in which there are venues which are hidden gems. From historic The Tea Room QVB, Gunners’ Barracks and Dunbar House to the more modern, but understated Sergeants’ Mess  and the

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Image by Leah Cruikshank PhotographyOur top three winter wedding trends from Gabbinbar HomesteadYes, it’s true, winter has definitely arrived – but let’s be honest, you won’t hear anyone complaining at Gabbinbar Homestead. Winter weddings at Gabbinbar Homestead are simply magical! There is no sign of Frosty the Snowman around here…it is pure luxury and style.

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Just near the city of Brisbane there is a gem of a place called Victoria Park. Stunning gardens with a parkland ambience, dotted with ancient trees, a golf course and city views that make you pause in your tracks, means that you can lose yourself in the surrounds. An experienced and dedicated team brings your

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Nichel of Taronga Centre

For the Sydney Harbour views and facilities alone, the Taronga Centre would be a wonderful place for a wedding – but add to that the sights and sounds of animals as part of your day and you have a recipe for pure magic. Strolling past the animal enclosures and having an elephant go about its

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Venue: Quay / Image: Linda Truong PhotographyWe are entering the final week of our Black Tie Issue, so far covering our favourite venues in Melbourne and Queensland, and now it’s arguably Australia’s most glamorous city, Sydney’s, turn to take centre stage! Today, we have the event gurus and talented stylists at Form Over Function in the

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Image: Free the Bird Photography / Venue: Gardens House Creative Director of Tommy Collins by Atlantic Group, Tommy McIntosh, has put together a list of his top 10 black tie event venues in Melbourne and the surrounding areas today. We figured an industry legend like Tommy is the go-to guy for the best in venues as

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