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Local Queensland show societies and associations receive funding assistance

130 show societies and associations have received funding from the Queensland Government’s Show Societies Grants Program, to help conduct their annual show and allowing them to…

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Sep 18, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Finance /

 
 

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 encourages New Zealanders to reimagine wellbeing

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) of New Zealand highlights that Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) 21st to 27th September 2020, with its theme of Reimagine Wellbeing Together – He…

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Sep 18, 2020 Education / Events / Wellness /

 
 

Busselton music festival to use rotating main stage to be COVIDSafe

The upcoming Good Day Sunshine festival in the Western Australian city of Busselton is to use a rotating main stage in what is considered a world first format to lower the risk of…

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Sep 18, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Safety / Venues /

 
 

NSW Government to allow crowd numbers to double at sporting venues

In advance of the 2020 NRL Finals and State of Origin Series, the NSW Government is to allow crowd numbers for major sports events to double as of 1st October. NSW stadiums are currently…

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Sep 18, 2020 Events / Government / Safety / Sport / Venues /

 
 

DreamBIG Children’s Festival becomes one of South Australia’s first festivals announced for 2021

DreamBIG Children’s Festival is one of the first festivals to be announced for South Australia since COVID-19 restrictions began and will offer more than 50 shows, events and…

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Sep 18, 2020 Education / Entertainment / Events /

 
 

Darwin to host Australia’s first post-Coronavirus live concert

Darwin is set to host Australia’s first live music concert since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of music and entertainment venues broke in March. Taking place this weekend…

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Sep 17, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Safety / Venues /

 
 

EVANZ invites entries for 2020 industry awards

The Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) is inviting entries for its 2020 industry awards - which aim to recognise and reward the success of venues and the contribution…

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Sep 17, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Falls Festival crowd crush victims to share in almost $7 million payout

Fans at the 2016 Falls Festival in Lorne who were injured in a crowd crush will share in a multi-million dollar damages payout. The Victorian Supreme Court has awarded damages of almost…

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Sep 17, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /

 
 

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