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Community spirit drives Goulburn Show

While country shows might be on the decline in parts of rural Australia, the recent Goulburn Show appears to be an example of the reversal of that trend. As reported by MaryAnn Weston for…

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Mar 26, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Events /


Details emerge of disputes and dissatisfaction at 2018 Sydney Irish Festival

Information on patron and sponsor unhappiness surrounding the 2018 Magners Sydney Irish Festival at the Sydney Showgrounds, which was cut from a two-day event to one less than a week before…

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Mar 25, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Hospitality / Sport /


Funding backs Griffin Theatre Company’s 50th anniversary celebrations

The Australian Government is providing $80,000 to help the Griffin Theatre Company celebrate the 50th anniversary of its landmark venue the SBW Stables Theatre. Affectionately known as The…

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Mar 25, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Government / Venues /


Refurbished Fremantle Hall reopens as live music and performing arts venue

The Artillery Drill Hall in Fremantle has received a new lease of life and will reopen as a live music and performing arts venue, FREO.SOCIAL, after receiving much-needed improvements. The…

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Mar 24, 2019 Arts / Culture / Design / Entertainment / Events /


Tina Arena and Mario D’Orazio appointed to Australia Council board

The office of Federal Minister for the Arts and Communications Mitch Fifield has advised that Tina Arena and Mario D’Orazio have been appointed as members of the Australia Council…

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Mar 22, 2019 Arts / Entertainment /


Skills Active Aotearoa launches new qualification entertainment and event technicians

The technical experts who create performances and events have a new qualification to harness their skills, through Skills Active Aotearoa, New Zealand’s industry training organisation…

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Mar 22, 2019 Education / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Dubai to launch arts and sport Walk of Fame

Emaar, the developer of Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Mall, Dubai Opera, The Dubai Fountain and many thriving communities, including Downtown Dubai, has announced 'Dubai Stars,' a walk of…

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Mar 22, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Tourism /


New promenade to connect Townsville sports and arts precincts

Townsville’s waterfront is set to undergo a $10.2 million major transformation linking CBD arts and entertainment precincts with the North Queensland Stadium.The Townsville…

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Mar 20, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Recreation / Retail /


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