News: Culture

4,500 hectares added to NSW national parks estate

Facing political pressure to downgrade protections of its national parks, the NSW Government has announced that it is to expaned the estate, adding over 4,500 hectares to the network.…

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Oct 23, 2018 Culture / Environment / Government / Parks / Recreation /


Marking 50 years since Australian Peter Norman’s 1968 Olympics Black Power controversy

This week marks the 50th anniversary of two US Olympic athletes making a Black Power salute at the medal ceremony for the 200-metre sprint final at the 1968 Mexico Games, and the…

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Oct 19, 2018 Culture / Government / Sport / Wellness /


2018/19 Woodford Folk Festival set to contribute more than $20 million to the Queensland economy

Continuing its reputation for blending tradition with discovery, Woodford Folk Festival will once again be bringing together music, art, circus, cabaret, yoga, dance, comedy and ceremony,…

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Oct 17, 2018 Culture / Entertainment / Events / Tourism / Venues /


Consultation suggests closer scrutiny of Major Performing Arts Framework funding

A consultation paper from the Federal Department of Communication and the Arts has suggested that funding to major performing arts companies should be under contracts reviewed every four…

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Oct 16, 2018 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Finance / Venues /


Recognition for marketing through adversity secures Award win for Australia Council

Performing effective communications functions with key stakeholders and the Australian public through a period of adversity has seen the Australia Council for the Arts gain acknowledgement…

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Oct 16, 2018 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Government / Marketing /


Bounce to open first female-only trampoline park in Saudi Arabia

Bounce Middle East has announced that it is to open the world’s first female-only trampoline park in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riydah in the coming months. The new 3,000…

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Oct 16, 2018 Attractions / Culture / Entertainment / Recreation / Safety /


Traditional owners to jointly manage six Victorian National Parks

The Victorian Government has announced that it is to work with Dja Dja Wurrung Traditional Owners to jointly manage six parks in Loddon Mallee, under its second Joint Management Plan.…

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Oct 15, 2018 Culture / Environment / Parks / Recreation /


Victoria benefits from cultural tourism boom

Cultural tourism to Victoria is booming, with record numbers of international visitors enjoying the state’s creative and cultural offering, including Melbourne’s flagship…

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Oct 7, 2018 Culture / Events / Marketing / Tourism /


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