News: Culture

Cairns Performing Arts Centre shortlisted for international design award

The Cairns Performing Arts Centre has been shortlisted for an international award at the 2019 World Architecture Festival - the annual awards dedicated to the global architecture and…

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Jul 16, 2019 Arts / Culture / Design / Entertainment /


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 /


Thebarton Theatre faces demolition in Adelaide road development plan

The future of Adelaide’s famous Thebarton Theatre has been cast in doubt following reports that the South Australian Government plans to demolish the landmark venue and other local…

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Jul 12, 2019 Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


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 /


Overseas visitors becoming increasingly interested in Aboriginal culture

A growing number of overseas visitors are looking to explore Australia’s unique indigenous experiences, with Tourism Australia recognising the potential for indigenous travel…

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Jul 11, 2019 Culture / 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 /


Backlash sees Nicki Minaj pull out of Saudi Arabia festival

Rapper Nicki Minaj has cancelled a scheduled performance in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBT community. Her headline billing at the Jeddah…

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


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