News: Arts

23 live performance winners honoured at completion of 2019 Helpmann Awards

Presentation of the 2019 Helpmann Awards has been completed tonight with the announcement of 23 winners in the categories of comedy, cabaret, contemporary music, musicals, opera, classical…

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Jul 15, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


First 2019 Helpmann Award winners announced

The first night of the 2019 Helpmann Awards has seen 20 industry winners presented in categories including the best creative, designer and supporting roles, as well as the Awards for Best…

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Jul 14, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Marketing / Technology / Venues /


New research reveals Australian music’s global export value and strong international success 

The Australian music industry makes an estimated $195 million from international markets each year according to a ground-breaking report examining the cultural and economic value of…

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Jul 12, 2019 Arts / Culture / Finance /


Cairns arts and culture thrives through Queensland Government investment

Through its continuing investment in arts and culture in the Cairns region, the Queensland Government is helping to showcase local artists and foster local arts and cultural…

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Jul 12, 2019 Arts / Culture / Finance /


City of Sydney delivers new policy on busking for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

The City of Sydney’s new policy for Busking and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Practice sees Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people no longer requiring a busking…

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Jul 12, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Tourism /


Arts Centre Melbourne ready to host 19th Annual Helpmann Awards

With the 19th Annual Helpmann Awards to be held at Arts Centre Melbourne on Sunday 14th and Monday 15th July, Live Performance Australia (LPA) has announced a special performance of Harry…

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Jul 11, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Marketing / Venues /


Leading disability arts advocate to speak at Arts Activated 2019 Conference

British artist Rachel Gadsden, one of the world’s leading disability arts advocates, is one of several high-profile international speakers at the upcoming Arts Activated 2019…

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Jul 10, 2019 Arts / Culture / Education / Events /


Second arts venue opens in West Kowloon Cultural District

The second major performing arts venue of the West Kowloon Cultural District, Freespace, has been opened. A new centre for contemporary performance in the heart of the West Kowloon Art…

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Jul 9, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Venues /


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