News: Arts

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 /


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 /


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