ARCHIVED Media Releases

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AMPAG chair retires

John Irving, who joined the AMPAG board in 2010 and has been chair of the State Theatre Company of South Australia since late 2007, begins his appointment as chair of the Australian Major Performing Arts Group today.  Read More

Major performing arts companies are robust and well-managed

Australia's major performing arts companies are robust, stable and have continued to expand their city audiences in line with population growth, according to the latest Australian Council Snapshot of Major Performing Arts Company Key Trends released overnight.  Read More

Arts sponsorship weathers economic downturn

A report released today has found corporate sponsorship and private donations of Australia’s major performing arts companies, although remaining steady during the global economic downturn, show the sector’s future remains volatile.  Read More

Election messages for the performing arts

Endorsed by the Australian Performing Arts Centres Association (APACA), Australian Major Performing Arts Group (AMPAG) and Live Performance Australia (LPA)  Read More

Tracking Changes in Corporate Sponsorship and Private Donations 2009

Now in its ninth year the Tracking Changes in Corporate Sponsorship and Private Donations 2009 Survey, a project of the Australian Major Performing Arts Group (AMPAG), clearly demonstrates the success of the 28 non profit, major performing arts companies in securing private and corporate income. The Survey tracks and analyses levels of corporate sponsorship and private donations for the major performing arts sector for the years 2001 – 2009.  Read More