News: Arts

Adelaide Fringe sets new ticket sales record

South Australia’s annual arts festival the Adelaide Fringe achieved record ticket sales this year, selling a total of 655,541 tickets, worth $16.2 million, for its 2017 events. The…

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Mar 20, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Federal Government abolishes Catalyst arts fund: restores funds to Australia Council

Following widespread criticism since its announcement in 2015 budget, the Australian Government has announced that it will scrap the controversial Catalyst arts fund, restoring $61 million…

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Mar 18, 2017 Arts / Events / Finance / Government /


New Western Australian Government announces leisure ministry portfolios

The newly elected Western Australian Government led by Premier Mark McGowan has announced the Ministers that will hold portfolios relating to leisure. Premier-elect McGowan's 17-member…

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Mar 17, 2017 Arts / Environment / Government / Sport / Tourism /


$20 million arts and community facility to be developed in Granville

Aimed at addressing a shortfall of community spaces in the Granville area of western Sydney, a new multipurpose community centre, library and regional arts facility is being built. Due for…

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Mar 13, 2017 Arts / Culture / Recreation / Venues /


50,000 tickets sold for Auckland’s Pop-up Globe

Promoters have announced that more than 50,000 tickets have been sold to the 2017 season of Shakespeare at Auckland’s Pop-up Globe venue. This makes the programme one of the…

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Mar 8, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


Blue Mountains sculpture exhibition recognised as a flagship tourism event

Sculpture at Scenic World 2017 has been recognised as a regional flagship event after receiving a $20,000 grant from the NSW Government’s 2017 Flagship Event Fund. The Fund, managed…

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Mar 2, 2017 Arts / Attractions / Environment / Events / Tourism /


Festivals Australia program open for applications

Applications are now open for the Festivals Australia program, giving access to $1.2 million in funding for high-quality arts and cultural projects in regional and remote Australia that…

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Feb 28, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Finance /


Christchurch’s regeneration showcased at AIME 2017

The Christchurch and Canterbury Convention Bureau (CCCB) has used this week’s Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) to highlight the regeneration of Christchurch, five…

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Feb 22, 2017 Arts / Attractions / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /


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Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…

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