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Boy George records iconic anthem for YMCA campaign

A new media campaign reintroducing the YMCA to the Australian public is seeing 80s pop icon Boy George covering the classic disco anthem 'YMCA'. The Why Not? Campaign aims to…

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Jun 20, 2017 Entertainment / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

17th Annual Helpmann Awards nominations in 42 categories announced

Live Performance Australia (LPA) has announced the nominees in the 42 categories of the Helpmann Awards at simultaneous events in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. With the…

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Jun 20, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Marketing / Venues /

 
 

Cairns Convention Centre to get $176 million for expansion and upgrade

The Cairns Convention Centre is to benefit from a $176 million expansion announced in last week’s Queensland budget. The upgrade will include refurbishment of the existing centre…

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Jun 19, 2017 Entertainment / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

Wellington region mayors advance plans for new 12,000-seat arena

Wellington's mayors are taking steps towards building a major indoor concert arena for the region. A recent meeting of the Wellington Regional Strategy Committee saw the region's…

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Jun 19, 2017 Entertainment / Events / Venues /

 
 

Australia’s major symphony orchestras welcome report on orchestral health and safety

The Adelaide, Melbourne, Queensland, Sydney, Tasmanian and West Australian Symphony Orchestras have welcomed the delivery of a major report on world’s best practice in occupational…

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Jun 19, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Safety /

 
 

Shanghai Disneyland welcomes more than 11 million guests in first year

As floating lanterns representing good fortune for the past, present and future hovered overheard, last Friday saw the Shanghai Disney Resort mark its first year of full operations. The…

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Jun 19, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism /

 
 

Richard Tognetti to receive the 2017 JC Williamson Award

Richard Tognetti, Artistic Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, has been named as the 2017 JC Williamson Award®, with the award to be presented at the 2017 Helpmann Awards…

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Jun 17, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Events /

 
 

Community event to commemorate Pink family’s loss

Following the sad loss of three members of the Pink travelling show family in a vehicle accident last month, their community is to come together this weekend at a music showcase to remember…

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Jun 16, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Events /

 
 

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Boca Systems

BOCA invented the thermal ticket printer back in 1986 and almost 30 years on, it is the industry standard for thermal ticket printing. BOCA continue to put extensive resources into…

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Digonex

Digonex is a leading provider of customised dynamic pricing solutions to clients in arts and entertainment, sport, attractions, cultural institutions and retail sectors. Digonex’s technology is…

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Kadok Press

From roll tickets, thermal tickets, wristbands and any other printed media, Kadok Press has been synonymous with delivering cost effective solutions to Australia and New Zealand markets for over 25…

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Hadley/Series Australia Pty Ltd

Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…

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