In Conversation with Political Cartoonist Megan Herbert

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Join ‘Behind the Lines 2022’ curator Amy Lay and cartoonist Megan Herbert in a discussion about breaking into the cartooning world and Megan’s most impactful cartoons of 2022. Presented as part of the exhibition, ‘Behind the Lines 2022: the year in political cartoons- Off the Planet’ on display at the Old Treasury Building from 13 […]

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Stroke Week

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Stroke is one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of disability. Each year an estimated 27,000 people experience their first stroke, which is one every 19 minutes.  Starting on Monday, August 7, the theme of this year’s National Stroke Week  is 'Fighting Stroke Together,’ which highlights the need to work together to prevent stroke. It […]

Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision: AFL Maddie’s Match

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The annual AFL Maddie’s Match between St Kilda and Richmond is held this year on 13 August at 3.20pm, to raise awareness and funds for patients and families living with Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes. Buildings in the CBD will light up for for Maddie’s Vision and in memory of Maddie Riewoldt. Old Treasury Building will […]

Wear it Purple Day

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Wear it Purple Day (WIPD) was founded in 2010 in a global response to many rainbow youth taking their lives after being bullied and harassed as a result of a lack of acceptance of their sexuality or gender identification. To be held on Fri 25TH Aug, 2023. WIPD, is a day to show support, awareness, […]

Material Histories: Early Toilets

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The next installment in the seminar series from Australian Catholic University and Old Treasury! ‘Material Histories’ presents new scholarship from a wide range of speakers, all united by their passion for objects!   Sarah Hayes: Toileting early Melbourne: The political landscape and lived reality of chamber pots, cesspits and night pans What made Smellbourne so […]

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AFL Women’s Opening Round

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To acknowledge the opening round of the 2023 AFL Women’s league. Old Treasury Building will be lit in orange for this event from sunrise to sunset.

International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day

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The 9th day of the 9th month is globally acknowledged as International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day, and the whole of September is now known as FASD Awareness Month. FASD is the leading preventable developmental disability in Australia, which occurs due to prenatal alcohol exposure. People with FASD can experience challenges such as […]

International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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To acknowledge International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Old Treasury Building will be lit in gold (or yellow) from dusk on Tuesday 12 September 2023. Throughout September, the Children’s Cancer Foundation will be ‘going gold’ to raise money and awareness. Old Treasury Building will be lit in yellow for this event from sunrise to sunset.

ITP Awareness Week

Old Treasury Building 20 Spring Street, East Melbourne, VIC, Australia

This week is #ITPAwarenessWeek, where we help to raise awareness for patients living with the rare blood autoimmune disease #ImmuneThrombocytopenia or ITP. A rare disease where the body’s immune system attacks platelets. Platelets assist the blood in clotting, and ITP Patients have a low platelet count. ITP impacts approx. 1 in 10,000 Australians; it affects […]