News: Arts

Coronavirus Update: Aussie World, the AOC, Keep Gyms Open Petition, NRL, Queensland Art Gallery and Sydney Biennale - 23rd March

The Australian Olympic Committee is reportedly poised to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics if the 2020 Games are not postponed amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The Queensland Art Gallery and…

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Mar 23, 2020 Arts / Attractions / Sport / Tourism / Venues /


LPA seeks targeted financial stimulus for live performance industry

Live Performance Australia (LPA) is calling for a targeted industry package advising that without this financial assistance there will be no bridge to recovery for many companies. The…

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Mar 23, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events / Finance / Venues /


Sydney Fringe plans to go ahead with 2020 Spring Festival

Sydney Fringe Festival, New South Wales’ largest independent arts festival, announced today that the 2020 Festival will go ahead, playing a crucial role in creating income-generating…

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Mar 23, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events / Safety /


Creative New Zealand establishes multi-million dollar Coronavirus response

Creative New Zealand’s governing body, the Arts Council, has empowered the national arts development agency to establish a multi-million-dollar Emergency Response Package to support…

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Mar 21, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Finance /


LPA concerned over Government’s inaction in helping cultural sector survive Coronavirus crisis

With festivals cancelled, and live theatre and music venues closing their doors, Live Performance Australia (LPA) has advised that it is "extremely concerned" that governments…

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Mar 20, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Finance / Venues /


Palace Cinemas respond to COVID-19

Palace Cinemas have announced the temporary closure of all Palace Cinema locations from Thursday 19th March for an indefinite period to protect both staff and patrons during the…

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Mar 20, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Safety / Wellness /


PAC Australia highlight Coronavirus threat to ongoing viability of performing arts centres

Performing arts peak body, PAC Australia, has highlighted that performing arts centres across the country are dealing with the prospect of ongoing, long-term shutdowns, with an…

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Mar 19, 2020 Arts / Culture / Safety / Venues / Wellness /


Queensland Arts to receive $8 million in funding relief through COVID-19 crisis

The Queensland Government has today announced funding support of over $8 million as a relief measure for Queensland’s Arts sector workforce, to help mitigate the impact of…

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Mar 19, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


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