News: Culture

Tourism in Bowen to be boosted by new cultural centre

The coastal Whitsunday Region town of Bowen is set to develop a new conference and cultural centre adjacent to the panoramic lookout at Flagstaff Hill, replace the former centre, which…

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Jun 13, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Tourism / Venues /


New Director appointment at Bendigo Art Gallery

The City of Greater Bendigo has appointed Jessica Bridgfoot as the new Director of the Bendigo Art Gallery Director. Bridgfoot, currently a curator at Bendigo Art Gallery, joined the…

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Jun 13, 2019 Arts / Culture / Tourism / Venues /


Australian Human Rights Commission releases guidelines for gender inclusivity in sport

The Australian Human Rights Commission in partnership with Sport Australia and the Coalition of Major Professional and Participation Sports (COMPPS), have today released new guidelines that…

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Jun 13, 2019 Culture / Sport /


Plan to raise height of NSW’s Warragamba Dam raises concern and protests over Blue Mountains wilderness area

Plans by the NSW Government to raise the height of the Warragamba Dam - which supplies water to Sydney - have led to concerns and sparked protests about its impact on world-heritage listed…

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Jun 10, 2019 Attractions / Culture / Environment /


New report highlights the need for tourism industry to acknowledge ‘invisible burden’

A newly released report, Destinations at Risk: The Invisible Burden of Tourism, published by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise…

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Jun 10, 2019 Culture / Education / Environment / Tourism / Wellness /


AFL issues ‘unreserved’ apology over racism faced by Adam Goodes

The AFL and its 18 clubs have issued an unreserved apology for the sustained racism experienced by Indigenous AFL star Adam Goodes. Goodes's final three AFL seasons were overshadowed…

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Jun 7, 2019 Culture / Sport /


Kev Carmody awarded for outstanding contribution to the Australian live entertainment industry

Live Performance Australia (LPA) has today announced that one of Australia’s most celebrated musicians and singer songwriters Kev Carmody will be the recipient of the 2019 JC…

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Jun 7, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events /


Industry leaders announced as members of Women in Sport Advisory Group

The new Australian Women in Sport Advisory Group has been launched to advance game changing strategies for women in sport throughout Australia. Chaired by philanthropist, AFL women’s…

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Jun 7, 2019 Culture / Sport /


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