News: Culture

Nambour CBD designated a special entertainment precinct and exempt from amplified music noise requirements

Sunshine Coast Council has designated Nambour CBD as a special entertainment precinct making it exempt from the amplified music noise requirements of the Queensland Government’s…

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Jan 24, 2020 Culture / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /


Coronavirus sees cancellation of major events and closure of attractions in China

As the Wuhan Coronavirus (known for now as 2019-nCoV) continues to spread across China and beyond, major events have been cancelled and attractions closed. This comes in a week when…

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Jan 24, 2020 Attractions / Culture / Entertainment / Environment / Tourism /


Newcastle’s Civic Playhouse offers trial season of cinema and theatre

The City of Newcastle’s Civic Playhouse is screening a selection of the most acclaimed productions from London's National Theatre for a trial season. Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes…

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Jan 23, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


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 /


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Hadley/Series Australia Pty Ltd

Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…

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