Rainbow Serpent Festival

Rainbow Serpent Festival is a multi-day electronic dance music, arts and lifestyle festival held annually in regional Victoria.

Police could be cutting Rainbow Serpent Festival short

Rainbow Serpent festival has been running for two decades, but after the unfortunate death of a 22-year-old attendee at the 2017 event and an increasing number of other worrying incidents...

Rainbow Serpent festival isn’t to blame for another drug-related death

Drug-related deaths at music festivals are an altogether devastating occurrence, shaking the music community to the core and leaving families and friends at a loss and searching for answers. Unfortunately,...

Reveller Dies At Victoria’s Rainbow Serpent Festival

Tragedy has struck at Victoria’s Rainbow Serpent Music & Arts Festival overnight, with a reveller dying soon after 10pm, on Saturday, January 28th. Ambulances were called to the dance festival at approximately...

Rainbow Serpent Festival Launches New Initiatives To Stamp Out Sexual Assault

The Rainbow Serpent festival has launched a policy to handle sexual assault, following four reports during this year’s festival. The 2017 festival will implement the “Nest” – a safe space...

Man Charged After ‘Upskirting’ Incident At Rainbow Serpent Festival

A number of people who attended a four-day music festival in regional Victoria have been charged by police, including a man involved in an ‘upskirting’ incident. Taking place in the...

Rainbow Serpent Festival 2013 Cancelled?

Held over five days in regional Victoria and featuring 100+ bands, DJs, and producers across multiple stages, the international music and arts festival Rainbow Serpent is looking down the barrel...

Meet The Aussie Festivals Named Among The World’s 300 Best

Fest300 is an online poll of the world’s best festival events – 300 in number and compiled from the editors’ own experiences and fans voting from around the globe. The...

Aussie Promoter Slams Double Standard Between Music Festivals & AFL

After local police expressed a desire to see the Rainbow Serpent festival banned, festival director Tim Harvey has come to the defence of the event, which takes place annually in...

Police Put Rainbow Serpent Future In Doubt After Four Sexual Assaults

Police are questioning whether the latest instalment of Rainbow Serpent festival, which recently concluded in Lexton, Victoria, should be the last, citing a number of cases of antisocial behaviour that...

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How Many People Have To Die At Aussie Music Festivals Before We Wake Up?

The death of a 25-year-old woman at Stereosonic festival in Sydney over the weekend has reignited debate over Australia’s current approach to illicit drug use. The woman reportedly died after...

Three Overdose At Aussie Music Festival, More Charged With Indecent Assault, Drug Trafficking

While Victoria Police said that the crowd who attended the recent Rainbow Serpent Festival in western Victoria were generally well behaved, several unfortunate incidents did occur during the event, including...

The 6 Albums That Changed Caravana Sun’s Lives

The story of Sydney’s own Caravana Sun is one of a journey. Whether exploring new sonic landscapes or physical ones like the European continent, which the band did for a...

Festival Of The Sun Returns & 3 More Must-Attend Boutique Music Festivals

The summer festival season is almost upon us which means we’re about to be inundated with big festival lineups and tempestuous holiday plans. In other words you the punter had...

Troubled Aussie Music Festival Criticised After Paramedics Absent

The seventh annual Maitreya Music and Arts Festival reached its conclusion over the Labour Day long weekend, and with over 2,500 people in attendance it was considered a success after...

Police Find ‘Drug Supermarket’ At Rainbow Serpent, But Council Happy With Crowd

Following the troubles surrounding its ability to secure a permit with local council, Rainbow Serpent Festival was looking down the barrel of being cancelled for its 2013 edition just days...