News: Culture

Advisors focus on Ballarat as Australia’s first Intercultural City

International intercultural advisors, Irena Guidikova and Lynda Ford, will visit Ballarat tomorrow to highlight Ballarat’s global role as the first Intercultural City of Australia.…

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Jul 29, 2019 Culture / Education /


Recognising ancient culture sees land added to Murujuga National Park

Murujuga National Park, home to the world's highest concentration of rock art engravings, will be expanded to include a 221-hectare parcel of land previously zoned for industrial use,…

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Jul 28, 2019 Arts / Culture / Environment / Parks /


Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art generates millions for Brisbane tourism

A major international art exhibition held over five months at Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) pumped $35 million into the economy and generated 1.5 million visitor nights…

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Jul 28, 2019 Arts / Culture / Events / Tourism / Venues /


Auckland Council apologises to Muslim woman after ejection from West Wave Pools

Auckland Council has blamed confusion about rules on appropriate swimwear for an “unfortunate” incident that saw a Muslim woman ejected from the West Wave Pools in the suburb of…

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Jul 25, 2019 Aquatics / Culture / Retail /


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 /


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