News: Arts

Australian Theatre Community enthusiastically welcomes release of STAGECENTA App

Australian theatre show guide and theatre ticketing platform, STAGECENTA have officially released their industry first, nationwide free mobile Theatre App to help close the gap between…

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Apr 8, 2021 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


The Ghan transformed into spectacular moving artwork to integrate Parrtjima festival

Designed to creatively integrate the Parrtjima festival into one of the unique Northern Territory holiday experiences, Tourism Northern Territory in collaboration with NT Major Events…

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Apr 7, 2021 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /


Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre due to reopen with renovated cafe and new lighting and audio systems

The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre upgrade is on schedule to reopen in May with a renovated Encore Café and Bar; new theatre lighting, audio systems and audiovisual upgrades;…

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Apr 7, 2021 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Hospitality / Venues /


COVID-19 case sees NSW Health cancel Byron Bay Bluesfest

The Byron Bay Blues Festival has been cancelled for the second year running after a local COVID-19 infection was discovered overnight. NSW Minister for Health, Brad Hazzard has signed a…

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Mar 31, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Safety /


MYOB survey reveals the benefits of live art events to the hospitality sector

A new survey of more than 3,000 Australian consumers from leading business platform, MYOB, reveals that almost half (49%) would eat a meal from a café or restaurant before or after…

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Mar 31, 2021 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Hospitality /


Sydney’s new planning rules aim to revitalise $4 billion night-time economy

The City of Sydney’s planning proposal to boost Sydney’s night-time economy and create more opportunities for creative and cultural activities has been approved. Under the new…

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Mar 31, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Finance / Venues /


Vivaticket Australia celebrates successful 2020 and progresses with new developments in 2021

Despite the challenges of 2020, the year for Vivaticket Australia and its leading Ticketing and CRM solution was one of much success, triumph and tenacity. Vivaticket continued to flourish…

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Mar 31, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Ticketing / Venues /


Paragon Theatre among heritage listed venues to have received Queensland Government funding

Through the latest round of Queensland Community Sustainability Action (CSA) grants, funding grants of up to $40,000 are available from the Department of Environment and Science (DES) for…

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Mar 28, 2021 Arts / Culture / Finance / Government / Venues /


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