News: Arts

Equity praises New Zealand Prime Minister’s commitment to the arts

New Zealand Prime Minister's Jacinda Ardern advocacy for the arts has been praised by Equity, the largest and most established union and industry advocate for Australian and New…

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Jan 22, 2020 Arts / Education / Entertainment / Government /


Funding boost for New Zealand creative and cultural events

Creative and cultural events that highlight New Zealand’s diverse culture and build national pride are set to receive a funding boost through the Major Events Fund. Up to $1.5…

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Jan 22, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events / Finance /


Five-year funding for leading Northern Territory Arts Organisations

Over the next five years, the Northern Territory Government is distributing $21 million of arts funding among 23 leading arts organisations and venues. The new five-year funding…

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Jan 22, 2020 Arts / Culture / Finance /


National Regional Arts Fellowship Program opens for applications

Artists and arts workers in regional, rural and remote Australia are invited to apply for a National Regional Arts Fellowship to support their practice. The central themes of this…

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Jan 20, 2020 Arts / Culture / Education / Environment / Finance /


PAC Australia to farewell Executive Director Rick Heath

Helen O’Neil, President, Performing Arts Connections Australia, has announced that the body’s Executive Director Rick Heath, will leave in February 2020 to take up the role of…

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Jan 20, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment /


Wellington’s St James Theatre set to be ready for 2022 New Zealand Festival

Work on Wellington’s historic St James Theatre is progressing with the theatre set to be ready for the 2022 New Zealand Festival. The St James Theatre is an important building…

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Jan 18, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


Australian Golf Courses recognised in global list

Three Australian Golf Courses have secured positions in this year’s golfscape’s World Top 100 Golf Courses: The West Course at Royal Melbourne Golf Club; Cape Wickham Links,…

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Jan 17, 2020 Arts / Golf /


Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns rebranded as Bulmba-ja Arts Centre

The Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns (CoCA), managed by Arts Queensland, will see the cultural facility re-open with a new name, Bulmba-ja, new artworks and a new vision following its…

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Jan 16, 2020 Arts / Culture / Education / Tourism / Venues /


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