News: Arts

City of Sydney to stage new Christmas festival

The City of Sydney is to transform the centre of Sydney into a festive playground with a new Christmas festival Taking over the streets of Sydney from 6.30pm to 9.30pm on Saturday 24th…

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Nov 8, 2018 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Entertainment / Parks /


Darling Harbour Precinct Transformation Receives Urban Design Award

The Darling Harbour Transformation Project, which International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) sits at the heart of, has been awarded the Walter Burley Griffin Award for Urban Design…

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Nov 6, 2018 Arts / Design / Entertainment / Hospitality / Tourism /


$1 million grant to help rebuild Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre

Having been devastated by fire earlier this year, Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre is set to be rebuilt following a one-off, $1 million grant from the Victorian Government. The funding,…

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Nov 5, 2018 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Venues /


Sunshine Coast to host 2019 PAC Australia conference

The reputation of the Sunshine Coast as a destination for arts is set to be enhanced with Performing Arts Connections (PAC) Australia announcing that its 33rd annual Performing Arts…

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Nov 2, 2018 Arts / Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


How did Geoffrey Rush’s alleged inappropriate behaviour end up in court?

With sexual assault allegations in the entertainment industry having gained massive attention in the past few years, often as a result of thorough investigation, it is remarkable to…

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Nov 1, 2018 Arts / Entertainment / Legal /


Australia Council’s year in review highlights why arts matter

More than 10,000 new artworks; strong international success; positive outcomes for female artists; and increased recognition of First Nations arts are among the highlights of the Australia…

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Nov 1, 2018 Arts / Entertainment / Government /


Andrew Kay to step down from Live Performance Australia’s Presidency

Live Performance Australia has announced that its current President, Andrew Kay, will step down as President at the conclusion of LPA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on…

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Oct 31, 2018 Arts / Entertainment / Venues /


Cairns Performing Arts Centre set for 15th December gala opening

Cairns Regional Council has advised that the Cairns Performing Arts Centre is to host its gala opening on Saturday 15th December. Announcing the opening, Cairns Mayor Bob Manning stated…

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Oct 30, 2018 Arts / Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


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