News: Culture

Lockout laws have devastating impact on Sydney’s night time economy

Since the NSW Government's introduction of lockout laws in 2014, new data from the City of Sydney has today revealed almost 500,000 fewer people under the age of 35 are visiting the…

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Jul 24, 2019 Access / Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Hospitality /


Athlete rights crucial to sporting integrity

A range of topics from World Athletics’ action on Caster Semenya to Mack Horton’s World Swimming Championship anti-doping protest, equal pay and the collective power of athletes…

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Jul 24, 2019 Culture / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


Report shows value of New Zealand’s creative spaces

A new report, Understanding the Value of Creative Spaces, has presented key findings from a survey of creative spaces throughout New Zealand, providing decision-makers and agencies with…

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Jul 23, 2019 Arts / Culture / Venues /


Venue manager explains challenges of programming Dubai’s new Coca-Cola Arena

Guy Ngata, Chief Executive of Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena, has explained how the new venue is looking to program and attract new audiences. In a feature in the latest issue of…

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Jul 23, 2019 Culture / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Sport NZ recognises innovative ways to get young women in active

Give-it-a-go skateboarding workshops and inclusive ability netball are among the innovative ideas selected by Sport NZ to be developed into projects to help engage more young women in…

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Jul 23, 2019 Culture / Recreation / Sport /


Evonne Goolagong Cawley launches National Indigenous Tennis Carnival in Darwin

Australian tennis legend and 14-time Grand Slam champion Evonne Goolagong Cawley visited Darwin this week to launch the 2019 National Indigenous Tennis Carnival. Goolagong Cawley was…

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Jul 21, 2019 Culture / Events / Sport / Venues /


City of Bendigo highlights its thriving creative industries

Recent Helpmann awards for Bendigo’s Arena Theatre Company and Best Ballet highlight the ongoing success of Bendigo’s creative industries. Bendigo’s resident theatre…

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Jul 19, 2019 Arts / Culture / Events /


Studies to showcase fan culture in a new millennium

Aiming to showcase diverse approaches to a wide range of fan communities and practices, Melbourne's Swinburne University of Technology is to stage the Fan Studies Network…

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Jul 16, 2019 Culture / Entertainment / Recreation / Sport /


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