ARCHIVED News Archive

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NFP sector calls for clarity in definition of charity

The government has recently decided to delay the start of the Charities Act 2013—an Act that defines ‘charity’ and ‘charitable purpose’, and affects thousands of organisations, including the major performing arts companies.  Read More

Congrats to Adelaide Critics Circle award winners

Congrats to the winners of the Adelaide Critics Circle Awards, announced this week. Special mention must go to the winner of the Professional Group category: the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, for its production of Salome, conducted by Arvo Volmer.  Read More

And the winner is Yarrabah the Musical

At last night’s Australian Event Awards, Opera Australia won Best Community Event with Yarrabah The Musical.   Read More

Awards recognise Nugent and Circus Oz

Creative Partnerships Australia announced its national awards this week, which recognise Australia’s most successful and innovative relationships between the arts, business and donors.  Read More

Li Cunxin announced as Queenslander of the Year

AMPAG congratulates Li Cunxin, who last week was named as Queensland’s Australian of the Year 2014. Li is the Queensland Ballet's Artistic Director.  Read More

Natalie Jenkins is new GM of Black Swan

Natalie Jenkins has been announced as the new General Manager of Black Swan State Theatre Company, while Nicola Forrest joins the company’s board of directors.  Read More

Queensland trifecta aims for the stars

Three Queensland performing arts companies have now announced events in 2013 and 2014, funded by the Queensland Government’s new Super Star Fund which is used to bring international artists to Queensland and cultivate local talent.   Read More

Check out the majors 2014 seasons

Almost all of the major performing arts companies have now launched their 2014 seasons. You can check them all out in the one place on our website: Members' 2014 seasons.  Read More

Enabling, Energising NEON Festival Wins

Melbourne Theatre Company's NEON Festival of Independent Theatre has been named Best of Australian Arts 2013 in the theatre category awarded by The Monthly – Australia’s leading national magazine about politics, society and culture.  Read More

Matched Funding Program Plus1 launched

Creative Partnerships Australia has today launched the matched funding program Plus1.   Read More