News: Arts

Private sector support for the performing arts grows to record levels

Revenue from donations, corporate sponsorship and fundraising events in Australia’s major performing arts sector grew by 15.2% in 2016, increasing to a total of $95.7 million,…

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Nov 17, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Marketing / Ticketing / Venues /


Live Performance Australia passes 100 year operational landmark

Live Performance Australia (LPA), the peak body for the live performance industry, has just passed its 100 years of operations. Founded in 1917, the organisation has been servicing the…

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Nov 16, 2017 Arts / Entertainment /


Experienced builder to construct new gallery in Gold Coast Cultural Precinct

A construction company which has built some of Australia’s most challenging and iconic community and cultural infrastructure will deliver the Gold Coast’s new City Art Gallery.…

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Nov 14, 2017 Arts / Culture / Design / Venues /


Australia Council research reveals decline in artist’s incomes

Newly released research from the Australia Council for the Arts shows that the income levels of practising professional artists in Australia declined by about 4% between 2008 and…

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Nov 13, 2017 Arts / Entertainment /


Auckland Fringe to return as annual event in 2018

Following the success of this year’s Auckland Fringe, during which a groundswell of artists and audiences reconnected under the Fringe umbrella, the festival is to become an annual…

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Nov 9, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Van Gogh exhibition makes $56 million mark on Melbourne

The record-breaking Van Gogh and the Seasons exhibition held at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) during the winter months generated almost $56 million for the Victorian economy. Part…

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Nov 6, 2017 Arts / Attractions / Events / Tourism /


Australia’s state theatre companies condemn sexual harassment

In the wake of allegations of sexual harassment and abuse in the global entertainment industry, the Confederation of Australian State Theatres (CAST) has released a joint statement from its…

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Nov 3, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Legal / Venues / Wellness /


Arts and sports industries the fastest growing jobs sector in Western Australia

​Latest figures from the 2016 Census indicate a 25% increase in people employed in Western Australia's performing arts and sports sectors – making the sectors the State's…

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Nov 1, 2017 Arts / Recreation / Sport /


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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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