News: Arts

LPA believes funding still not enough to prevent decimation of live performance industry

While Live Performance Australia (LPA) has welcomed the Australia Council’s announcement of four-year funding for the performing arts sector, it claims it won’t be enough to…

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Apr 4, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Finance /


Latest Australia Council funding announcements sees key organisations overlooked

The Australia Council's latest funding announcement has seen companies and events including Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre and the Sydney Writers' Festival lose out on financial…

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Apr 3, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Finance / Government /


Vivaticket creates new website page for clients impacted by Coronavirus

Vivaticket has become the latest ticketing platform to offer a simplified solution to refunding and converting tickets into donations following the widespread cancellations caused by the…

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Apr 3, 2020 Arts / Entertainment / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /


Google Arts and Culture offers virtual tours of museums and galleries during Coronavirus closures

Amid the temporary closure of thousands of art galleries and museums during the global Coronavirus crisis, the Google Arts & Culture platform has partnered with more than 500 cultural…

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Apr 2, 2020 Arts / Culture / Technology / Venues / Wellness /


2020 Helpmann Awards cancelled

The 2020 Helpmann Awards has been cancelled as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. Live Performance Australia (LPA) made the announcement today, citing the restrictions on live…

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Mar 31, 2020 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


City of Sydney to consider expanded financial relief for cultural and creative sectors

City of Sydney to consider expanded financial relief for cultural and creative sectors The City of Sydney Council will tonight (30th March 2020) consider a plan to deliver a $47.5 million…

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Mar 30, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Finance / Wellness /


Opera Australia announces employee support package to limit Coronavirus impact

Opera Australia has today announced details of an employee support package designed to retain their workforce in the face of widespread layoffs across the arts and entertainment sectors…

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Mar 25, 2020 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Wellness /


Coronavirus Update: City of Melbourne ‘cleaning blitz’, Dreamworld food donations, Gumbuya World and MCA closures - 24th March 2019

Gymnastics Victoria has advised that gymnastics clubs across the state have ceased operating "for the foreseeable future". Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art Australia…

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Mar 24, 2020 Arts / Attractions / Sport / Venues / Waterparks /


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