Australians will have the prime viewing position for the total lunar eclipse set to appear on Tuesday evening, August 28. According to the National Science Week website, this is the best chance to witness a total lunar eclipse in Australia since 2000, and the best until 2011. — ABC 
For tonight in Melbourne;
7:52 Well covered
8:37 Full Eclipse
9:22 Well covered
Almost there (James Cook University, Townsville)
We had too much cloud at 7:00pm and the Moon was popping in and out of sight until about 8:30pm. By 9:00pm the sky had cleared and we had a great view, even managed a few photos.