Play Melbourne Live is a game our city and its visitors play everyday. Now you can too.
Our ball puts a live Periscope stream in the hands of the people, to tell the most authentic stories of our city.
Download the Periscope app, follow @Melbourne on Periscope and Twitter, and tune in to watch us live.
Interesting Places. Interesting People. Interesting Stories. Keep the ball moving.
Our uniquely designed ball puts a live Periscope stream in the hands of real Melburnians.
We'll live stream sides of Melbourne that are usually off limits via the people who know it best.
In this first game of Play Melbourne Live we introduce our uniquely designed ball and its creators. We'll get a local's guide to an iconic city laneway and go behind the scenes of the historic and magnificent State Library of Victoria.See more
Melbourne's inner-north is home to some amazingly quirky shops and art culture. We caught up with one of Melbourne's favourite street artists, and explored the bohemian neighbourhood's best spots.See more
The National Gallery of Victoria presents a world premiere exhibition, featuring the work of two of the most significant artists of recent times. We passed our Play Melbourne ball off to the creators and curators to give you an exclusive exhibition experience.See more
Forever bicycles, 2011
Installation view at Taipei Fine Arts Museum 2011
Image courtesy Ai Weiwei studio © Ai Weiwei
Melbourne's summer would not be complete without the Australian Open. For two weeks in January the city is alive with crowds from across the globe. Watch our games collide, and find out which tennis legend played Melbourne Live.See more
In Melbourne’s seaside mecca - St Kilda - classic pubs meet art deco theatres and penguins meet theme parks, but not literally. We took you on a tour to see St Kilda’s icons and let you in on some local secrets.See more
Zipping F1 cars give way to the clatter of knives and forks as Albert Park’s Grand Prix straight played host to 1600 foodies for the Bank of Melbourne World’s Longest Lunch - Melbourne Food & Wine Festival’s flagship event.See more
Every year in March the fashion glitterati flock to the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) for the most stylish affair on the events calendar. We were front and centre on Opening Night, broadcasting live.See more
Ever wondered what it would be like to get up close and personal with the dinosaurs? We take you inside the world debut of Jurassic World: The Exhibition and meet some prehistoric pals, live from Melbourne Museum.See more
Melbourne is a city spoilt for choice when it comes to culinary culture. Join us for an exclusive foodie tour with Masterchef George Calombaris and see what we cook up.See more
Ask any Melburnian where their favourite city spot is and you will be flooded with a myriad of options. Truth be told, we are so spoilt in our city, to choose only one would be wrong. So in our last game we will navigate the laneways to reveal what locals love most about this city.
Our ball, by a Melbourne industrial design studio, has been designed to be recreated.
Download our open source designs, use some simple materials and start Periscope live streaming social stories from your neighbourhood.Download Template