MELBOURNE | #CookForSyria is a supper club, gala dinner, range of events, cookbook and hashtag that originated from an idea by London Instagrammer Clerkenwell Boy and SUITCASE Magazine. In collaboration with NEXTGen London – UNICEF UK’s young professional movement, it launched in London in November 2016 and raised over £125,000

petstock adopt a pet

MELBOURNE | So, now that the pictures of the cute puppies have got your attention, we’ve got something to tell you. This Sunday 5 February between 10:00am and 2:00pm, local pet rescue organisations will visit PETstock stores across Victoria to raise awareness of pet adoption as part of National Pet

food for families 2016

MELBOURNE | As Christmas approaches, we at The City Lane look forward to taking some time off and enjoying good food, drink and times with family and friends. We know that we are in a very lucky position, getting to try some of the best food and drink that Melbourne

great australian curry opportunity australia

AUSTRALIA | Need an excuse to make a good curry? Here are a few good ones. From Opportunity International Australia comes The Great Australian Curry, an initiative to raise money for families living in poverty in Asia, and to help, all you have to do is get your friends together

AUSTRALIA | Did you know that Australia has lost 30 mammals since European settlement and more than 1,700 native Australian animals and plants are officially on the brink of extinction? Sam Marwood, an environmental scientist with over a decade’s experience in policy, planning and managing Victoria’s natural environment does and, after years of

frocktober 2016

AUSTRALIA | This October, or “Frocktober“, is your chance to help raise awareness and money for research into Ovarian Cancer in a fun way. The Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation Inc (“OCRF”) is Australia’s pre-eminent body supporting ovarian cancer research. Their goal is to increase awareness of the need to raise vital research

streetsmart cafesmart day 2016

AUSTRALIA | You know what it’s like. You’re standing at the tram stop, headphones on, flinching as the chill makes it hard to feel your fingers as you flip that last Pokeball. Now imagine that chill is not just at the tram stop, but everywhere. Homelessness is a big issue

dine at mine camp quality

AUSTRALIA | Children and cancer. Two words that should never go together but unfortunately, there are many children out there who spend every day of their young lives fighting cancer. Camp Quality is on of Australia’s most trusted charities and has the goal of creating a better life for every

dinner with the angels a gastronomique affair

MELBOURNE | Dinner With The Angels is Anglicare Victoria’s flagship fundraising event and returns in 2016 for its 13th year. This night of signature dishes, fine wine and entertainment is both a highlight in the Melbourne food and wine diary, and an evening in which to support those in need. This year’s

Performance Studies International

MELBOURNE | Interested in the climate, ecology and the arts? Well in a double first, the world-renowned Performance Studies International (“PSi”) conference is headed to Australia and opening its doors to the public. This year’s conference explores the theme Performing Climates and will provide a platform for scholars, artists and