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Melbourne snatches future Helpmann Awards ceremonies from Sydney

The ongoing battle between NSW and Victoria to secure major events has seen the Victorian Government secure the annual Helpmann Awards from Sydney from 2019. Announcing today that the…

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May 22, 2018 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Dubai Sports Council welcomes launch of VR arcade

Dubai Sports Council Secretary General Saeed Hareb has hailed the launch of the United Arab Emirates's first virtual reality arcade, saying VR is set to "change the sports scene…

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May 22, 2018 Entertainment / Retail / Sport / Technology /


New communications technology introduced at Singapore’s The Star Performing Arts Centre

Riedel Communications has announced that Singapore theatre venue The Star Performing Arts Centre (Star PAC) has expanded its intercom capabilities with the Bolero integrated wireless…

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May 21, 2018 Entertainment / Venues /


Victorian Government looks to employ ‘ticket cops’ in resale clampdown

In an expansion of its initiatives to reduce illegal ticket resales and scalping, the Victorian Government is looking to introduce new 'ticketing officers' with the power to seize…

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May 21, 2018 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Sport / Ticketing /


Historic Melbourne theatre destroyed by fire

Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre, one of the city’s most significant and long-standing independent playhouses, has been destroyed in an overnight fire Melbourne’s Metropolitan…

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May 19, 2018 Arts / Entertainment / Safety / Venues /


Melbourne’s Festival Hall set to receive heritage protection

Threatened with demolition, Melbourne's Festival Hall could be saved after Heritage Victoria recommended the 100-year-old venue be included on the Victorian Heritage Register. The…

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May 18, 2018 Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


Historic levels of growth in global theme park industry in 2017

Visitation rises to Disney attractions, theme parks in China and indoor/family entertainment centres drove historic levels of growth for the theme park industry in 2017, according to the…

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May 18, 2018 Attractions / Entertainment / Marketing / Tourism / Waterparks /


Snow Patrol’s one-off Melbourne show to use Ticketmaster Verified Fan for ticket presale

Mindful that their one-off Australian concert on 2nd August at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre is likely to create a massive demand for tickets, popular Scottish/Irish Snow Patrol are…

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May 18, 2018 Entertainment / Events / Ticketing / Venues /


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