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2009 Parliament

Coffee House

Mix with Parliament participants, VIP guests, and locals at the after-hours Coffee House where beverages, entertainment and new friends will be the order of the night.

Operating hours: 8.30pm – midnight
Operating days: Thurs 3 Dec, Sat 5 Dec, Mon 7 Dec and Tues 8 Dec

Let Me-ee Entertain You

A Coffee House without entertainment is like Nirvana with no Kurt Cobain – it’s just un-thinkable!

Well lucky for you we have packed in some sweet entertainment across all nights of the Coffee House.

Saturday 4 Dec – Just Dance

Local Melbourne DJ’s FLK and Spin-Aphex will spin tunes, golden oldies and soon-to-be classics, to get you out of your seat and onto the dance floor in the best Saturday night you’ve had in ages.

Monday 7 Dec – Culture Club

As colourful as Boy George, this cultural extravaganza will showcase music and dance from across the globe as Melbourne says 'Welcome to Australia mate.'


Kundalila, Anise Khoshmashrab & Behzad Khoshmashrab, Japanese musical group, Sri Lankan dancers, Hau Ohana (Hawaiian/Tahitian group), Penina of le Pasefika (Samoan dance group) and Indian dancers.

Tuesday 8 Dec – Reggae - Yasus Afari

Direct from Jamaica, Yasus Afari and friends will mesmerize with dub poetry and reggae music.


I ♥ Networking

Calling all youth and interfaith organisations, groups, networks and project organisers!

TABLE TALK is now open for applications. And it is exactly as it says. We provide the table and you provide the talk.

Apply for a table to promote your own organisation, group or project, network with participants and strike up a conversation with other Table Talkers.

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