Melbourne Cup Spring Racing Carnival
The Melbourne Cup is help on the first Tuesday of November each year. Although it is a public holiday only in Melbourne, you'll find Melbourne Cup parties around the nation. Even in workplaces and schools, most Australians pause to watch the race on television or listen to the radio.
- Victoria Racing Club – Melbourne Cup Carnival all the information you need about the Melbourne Cup, other events, history, ticketing and more
- Racing Victoria
- Culture and Recreation.- Melbourne Cup Australian Government site with background information, social contexts, etc
- ABC Sport Racing
Melbourne Cup Shopping
- Party Products Australia – Over 6000 Party Supplies Online – Fast Australia Wide Delivery. Party Accessories, Banners, Ribbons, Confetti / Scatters, Balloons, Foils, Latex and Misc Balloons as well as themed tableware and craft products for making your own decorations. See their Melbourne Cup decorations