News: Arts

17th Annual Helpmann Awards nominations in 42 categories announced

Live Performance Australia (LPA) has announced the nominees in the 42 categories of the Helpmann Awards at simultaneous events in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. With the…

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Jun 20, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Marketing / Venues /


Australia’s major symphony orchestras welcome report on orchestral health and safety

The Adelaide, Melbourne, Queensland, Sydney, Tasmanian and West Australian Symphony Orchestras have welcomed the delivery of a major report on world’s best practice in occupational…

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Jun 19, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Safety /


Richard Tognetti to receive the 2017 JC Williamson Award

Richard Tognetti, Artistic Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, has been named as the 2017 JC Williamson Award®, with the award to be presented at the 2017 Helpmann Awards…

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Jun 17, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Events /


Launceston’s Junction Arts Festival secures Tasmanian Government funding until 2021

Launceston’s Junction Arts Festival, originally a one-off event associated with the 2010 Regional Arts Australia National Conference, and now an annual event in its seventh year, has…

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Jun 16, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Events /


Sectors backed by Queensland budget

Queensland’s 2017/18 State Budget is being commended for backing key leisure industry sectors including the arts, national parks, sport and tourism, recognising the industry as a…

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Jun 14, 2017 Arts / Parks / Sport / Tourism / Venues /


Arts and entertainment industry figures acknowledged in Queen’s Birthday Honours

A range of prominent entertainment industry figures have been rewarded in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours list including actor Cate Blanchett, Qantas Chief Executive Alan Joyce, arts…

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Jun 12, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Recreation / Sport /


Landmark University of Sydney Museum gets the go ahead

A new museum that will combine the University of Sydney’s various museum collections, which has received a $15 million donation from Chinese-Australian entrepreneur Dr Chau Chak Wing,…

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Jun 11, 2017 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Education /


Music Passport Program to take Victorian music around the world

The Victorian Government has launched a new initiative to expand international business opportunities and connections for the State’s music industry. Victorian Minister for Creative…

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Jun 6, 2017 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Government /


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Hadley/Series Australia Pty Ltd

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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