The small town of Silvan is 40km east of Melbourne, in the Yarra Ranges. Every year, in September and October, it is the home of the Tesselaar Tulip Festival.
(Sony A200, ISO 100, f/5.6, 40mm [60mm equiv.], 1/250s)
I visited the festival in October of 2009, on a cloudy and drizzly day that made the colours of the tulips stand out even more.