Just to give other Melbournites a heads up - St. Kilda CC (where i'm a member) has organised a criterium championship for 23rd December.
The key races are the mens and womens elite races, with pro riders such as Gerro, Greg Henderson, Koen De Kort and Bling Matthews all announced so far.
Mens support races in grades A-D are enterable via Cycling Victoria with some very decent prize money up for grabs. Entry is online through CV only - not on the day!
So if you're keen for a race, want to watch the pros dish out the pain or just enjoy a day out with like minded people - come on down!
Racing is at SKCC's normal crit circuit in South Melbourne - more details at http://melbcritsprintchamps.com.au/.