Free & Special Australia

The Conversation Hour Live

Presented with ABC Radio Melbourne

Free Event

Free Event

Celebrate the opening of the Festival with ABC Radio Melbourne and a very special The Conversation Hour live with Jon Faine.

This is a one-off chance to join the veteran broadcaster in his final year on air. Broadcasting live from The Famous Spiegeltent, Faine will be joined by guest artists from across our program.

Registrations open soon

Check back soon to register to be in the live audience.


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  • AAMI
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