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See Important note for teachers on the Activities page


Melbourne Cup date: Tuesday, 1 November 2016

 

 

Contents:

 

  Our special Melbourne Cup sections:

Activities

Cartoon puzzles

Colour-in pictures - print and online

Craft activities

Crosswords

Fashion

Gambling education

Gambling-related activities - General focus
Gambling-related activities - Melbourne Cup focus

History and culture activities

History and culture information

Issues

Join the dots

Mathematics and statistics activities

Mazes

Melbourne Cup party ideas

Poems

Puzzles
Spot-the-difference puzzles

Quizzes - print and online

Songs

Trivia

Videos

Watching the Cup

Word searches

Watching the Cup



How to follow the Melbourne Cup race on Melbourne Cup Day, Tuesday, 1 November 2016:

Following the Melbourne Cup 2016
LIVE
Race time: 3.00pm (AEST)

LISTEN ONLY:

RADIO: Listen to ABC Local Radio.

ONLINE*: Listen online through
- ABC Radio - Grandstand (or try ABC sport)
- 3AW.

WATCH:

   Watching on TV is genuinely "LIVE". There is a slight delay watching online or on a mobile device.

TV: Watch the live free-to-air transmission on:
- the Seven Network
- Channel 78 (metropolitan areas) or Channel 68 (regional areas).

ONLINE*:
- Go to the
Plus7 page. (
Works beautifully with up-to-date browsers. If Internet Explorer doesn't work, try Chrome ort Firefox.)

- NEW FROM 2016: Try Twitter #MelbourneCup - but as this is the first time on Twitter, don't totally depend on this source! If that doesn't work, try this page.

Bullet MOBILE DEVICES*: Get the Plus7 app for use on your smartphone.  (Make sure everything is updated.)

For more options see the Melbourne Cup Carnival website's Broadcast guide.
* Be aware of possible excess data charges.

 

 

Official Melbourne Cup website   Melbourne Cup Carnival (flemington.com.au)
The Melbourne Cup Carnival covers a series of events from 29 October to 5 November 2016. The main event is Melbourne Cup  Day, 1 November 2016. The Melbourne Cup is held on the first Tuesday in November each year.

   

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