News: Arts

Expressions of Interest called for managing contractor of new Queensland Performing Arts Centre theatre

The Queensland Government has called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for a managing contractor to oversee the development of the new $150 million theatre at Queensland Performing Arts…

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Mar 19, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /


Death of longtime Art Gallery of NSW Director Edmund Capon

Edmund Capon, who was Director of the Art Gallery of NSW for 33 years, has died in England at the age of 78. He had been known to have been suffered from melanoma and was reported in…

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Mar 18, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Education /


2019 Adelaide Fringe ticket sales set new box office record 

The 2019 Adelaide Fringe has broken its box office record selling an impressive 825,000 tickets worth $19.4 million, representing a 17% increase on last year and the biggest boost…

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Mar 18, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /


NSW Government agrees 45-year-lease for management of Theatre Royal Sydney

The NSW Government is reported to have agreed to a 45-year-lease with the owners of Sydney’s historic Theatre Royal for a private operator to refurbish and run Australia’s…

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Mar 17, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Venues /


Fremantle set to become a film-friendly city

Fremantle in Western Australia is set to become a film-friendly city after the Fremantle Council recently unanimously voted to develop a ‘Film Friendly Freo’ policy. The film…

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Mar 15, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Tourism /


Auckland Museum refurbishment will transform visitor experience

A programme of capital works recently commenced at Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is expected to transform the way Aucklanders and visitors experience their museum. Dr…

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Mar 15, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Education / Tourism / Venues /


Theatre-ticketing platform TodayTix launches in Sydney

Bringing the theatre tradition of queuing up for day-of tickets to the mobile space, international theatre-ticketing platform TodayTix has expanded its services in Australia by launching in…

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Mar 15, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /


Sovereign Hill’s Gold Museum celebrates 40th Anniversary with eclectic exhibition

Major Victorian tourist attraction Sovereign Hill is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of its Gold Museum with an exhibition ‘Wonderful Things: Celebrating 40 Years of the…

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Mar 15, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Tourism /


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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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