News: Culture

Melbourne to invest in events following lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

The City of Melbourne plans to invest $2.6 million in events to attract people back to the city once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp advises “our…

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May 12, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /


Sydney Contemporary art fair to return in 2021

Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s premier international contemporary art fair, today announced it will return in September 2021.   First presented in 2013 and presented…

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May 12, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events / Venues /


Northern Territory aims to balance community sporting needs with facility heritage value

The Northern Territory Government is aiming to maintain Alice Springs’ Anzac Oval and Darwin’s Richardson Park as community sporting facilities while also recognising their…

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May 10, 2020 Culture / Recreation / Sport /


Sabah adopts Tourism Recovery Plan to promote its tourism in wake of COVID-19 crisis

Under the Sabah Tourism Recovery Plan, the Malaysian state of Sabah is expecting to make changes in promoting tourism once the Covid-19 pandemic ends. It is hoped that the recovery plan…

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May 9, 2020 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Parks / Tourism /


Arts philanthropists launch $1.4 million support program for Coronavirus affected cultural sector

A group of arts and culture philanthropists have come together to provide a $1.4 million support program for the COVID-19 affected arts sector. Recognising the challenges faced by…

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May 7, 2020 Arts / Culture / Fitness /


Eurobodalla Shire Council moves forward with plans for new Batemans Bay Aquatic and Cultural Centre

Eurobodalla Shire Council on the NSW south coast has moved forward with its controversial plans for the Batemans Bay Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Centre with the first stages of…

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May 6, 2020 Aquatics / Culture / Entertainment / Sport / Venues /


South Australian Government launches new wellbeing strategy

The South Australian Government has launched a new wellbeing strategy, Open Your World to support Australians’ mental, physical, social and community wellbeing. The Open Your World…

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May 6, 2020 Arts / Culture / Fitness / Sport / Wellness /


National Heritage areas receive new conservation funding

The Australian Government’s latest round of Heritage Grants include funding the conservation of the historic Antarctic Mawson’s Huts site, protection of a 600 million-year-old…

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May 3, 2020 Culture / Environment /


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