The Ninth Wave by The Farm and Co3 Contemporary Dance. Photo by Jess Wyld.

Festival of Outback Opera

Festival of Outback Opera by Opera Queensland. Photo by Glenn Hunt.

Auto Cannibal

Auto Cannibal by Australasian Dance Collective and Beijing Dance LDTX,
Choreographed by Stephanie Lake. Photo by Jade Ellis.


Zoom by Patch Theatre. Photo by Matt Byrne.

Trash Talk

Trash Talk by The Strangeways Ensemble. Courtesy of Merrigong Theatre Company.

So long suckers 2

So Long Suckers by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company. Photo by Simon Pynt.

Curious Legends

Curious Legends

Black Cockatoo

Black Cockatoo by Ensemble Theatre. Photo by Prudence Upton.


Whoosh by Sensorium Theatre. Photo by Peter Foster.

River Linked Live Virtual Concert

River Linked Live Virtual Concert. Photo by Abram Rasmussen Photography.

HOTA Home of the Arts

HOTA Home of the Arts. Courtesy of venue.

The Butch is Back

The Butch is Back by Reuben Kaye. Photo by Rebekah Ryan.

Australian Performing Arts Exchange

APAX Extended


The shift to an online program for APAX 2021 meant we had to ‘bump’ a few sessions from the original program so we’re pleased to now be able to share some of these sessions in our APAX Extended line-up.

APAX Extended will be available for APAX delegates and PAC Australia members, with four additional online (zoom) sessions available through October/November. These will then be added for APAX delegates to our ‘on-demand’ content on this site, available until December.

Registration links are provided in a separate email to APAX delegates and PAC Australia members – get in touch with us at admin[@] if you need the links again.

Session: Money: Master or Servant?

Speaker: Janine Collins – Principal, J9 Consulting

Money is a terrible master, but an excellent servant – P.T. Barnum

Does anyone have a list of tried and true, universal strategies for diversifying income in the arts? No. But with an all-of-organisation approach, even with limited resources, income growth is achievable. With fresh eyes on your organisation and an experienced, strategic lens (and a few case studies from those who have been there, made that), Janine Collins leads this session enabling you to start designing new revenue streams for your organisation.

Session designed for Venues / Presenters: Wednesday 20 October, 1 – 2pm AEDT.

(Registrations close 5pm AEST Monday 18 October.)

Session for Artists / Producers: Wednesday 27 October, 1 – 2pm AEDT.

(Registrations close 5pm AEST Monday 25 October.)

Session: The Pathway to Collaboration and Creation

Speaker: Patricia Adjei, Head of First Nations Arts & Culture, Australia Council for the Arts

How welcoming is your venue or organisation for your Indigenous colleagues and community? From connecting to community, to presenting FIrst Nations work, protocols for working within the FIrst Nations arts and cultural sector are an essential resource.

This session will provide you with a guide for best practice for anyone working with First Nations artists or within the First Nations arts and cultural sector, including insights from the work of Tara June Winch, Jonathan Jones. Diann Lui (Erub Arts), Magabala Books, NORPA, West Australian Ballet and Jessie Lloyd.

Date / Time: Wednesday 10 November, 1 – 2pm AEDT.


Session: Getting to know you… Audience Behaviours and Attitudes

Speakers: Rebecca Mostyn, Director, Research and Knowledge Management and Lina Stein, Research Associate, Australia Council for the Arts
An update on Australia Council for the Arts’ recently released research, focussing on a new set of interactive audience engagement and advocacy tools. Taking a deeper dive into audience behaviours and attitudes towards the arts, these resources can assist performing arts organisations and workers in developing new audiences and expanding the relevance of programming for their communities.

Date / Time: Wednesday 24 November, 1 – 2pm AEDT



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APAX 2021 – On demand


APAX Tue 7 – Fri 10 September 2021, Online

Head over to the APAX digital platform to check out all content available to watch back. You must be a registered delegate with a log in to access these sessions.

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