Government House - Tour with Mr Anthony Howard AM QC
Visiting the official residence of the Governor of Victoria, this visit take participants via coach to Government House, located next to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne. Hosted by Mr Anthony Howard AM QC (married to the Governor, Her Excellency the Hon Linda Dessau AC) you will learn about and visit rooms within Government House and receive an address from Mr Howard. As a Judge of the County Court of Victoria, Mr Howard was, at different times, a member of the Court’s Executive and Management Committees and chaired the Media and Communication Committee. Mr Howard retired as a Judge of the County Court in late 2016.
Levels 7 to 10 Civics and Citizenship and Legal Studies
Tour the Port of Melbourne
Gaining a appreciation of the complexities of the Port and the significant role it plays for business both related to imports and exports whether they form inputs or outputs in the operating system of that business. A visit to the communications tower is an experience not to be missed. ** Download the full tour guide **
The business of the street art scene: the impact on local businesses
Melbourne has fast become the envy of the world’s street art scene. As the fresh paint drips down the laneways of Melbourne, dedicated artists work into the night to create the world’s largest public gallery. What impact does this have on the local businesses? On the tour you will be lead by a street artist and you will see a Melbourne you never knew existed.
Departing Victoria University on foot at 11:50 am.
Levels 7 to 10 Economics and Business
Metro Tunnel HQ
The Metro Tunnel is a metropolitan rail infrastructure project funded as public-private partnership currently being built in Melbourne. This tour will involve an explanation of how this operations management project was planned, stakeholders involved, key challenges encountered and its current level of progress.
Visit to the RMIT Behavioural Research Laboratory
A guide for participants through a series of experiments and introduction to behavioural economics. In the session, teachers will also participate in a controlled lab experiment and we will provide an introduction to the area of experimental economics.