Author: PAC Australia

We’re hiring!

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PAC Australia is on the hunt for our new Programs Manager. A highly visible position within a national peak organisation. Connection to a broad range of national (and increasingly international) presenting and producing contacts. Remote working conditions considered.   Performing Arts Connections Australia (PAC Australia) is...

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2020-21 Federal Budget Announced

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Our thanks to LPA for the below information and concise summary.   The Federal Government handed down the 2020-21 Budget on 6 October 2020. An underlying cash deficit of $213.7 billion is forecast in 2020-21 (11% of GDP) and will reduce to a forecast deficit of $66.9 billion...

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Call for nominations to the PAC Australia board

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PAC Australia is seeking candidates for the Board of Management to ensure the ongoing good governance of our organisation and contribute to our work connecting, developing and advocating for our membership and stakeholders in the performing arts. The board will consider all nominations against our board...

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Guidance on Ticket Refunds and Exchanges

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Live Performance Australia has developed guidance for ticket refunds and exchanges in a COVID-19 environment. Bringing together a working group from across the arts and entertainment sector (including PAC Australia), this document was developed with the following principles in mind: Safety first: Events are COVID...

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RISE Guidelines Released by Minister Paul Fletcher

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Minster Paul Fletcher has released the guidelines for the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund and COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund (Sustainability Fund). You can find a media release here, and full information on the guidelines here. The new fund, which is part of the...

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Guidelines – COVID Safe performing arts activity

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Today sees the release of a new suite of guidelines for COVID-Safe performing arts, including an update to our own Guidelines for COVID Safe Theatres.   TOURING GUIDELINES DOWNLOAD Live Performance Australia, touring organisations* and peak bodies (detailed in the Appendix) have created these guidelines in consultation with the...

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APAX 2020 Program and Registrations Now Live!

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We're excited to have unveiled our program for APAX 2020 and opened registrations. Producers, presenters and inspiring guest speakers will deliver 12 sessions spread across six weeks, all taking place online and accessible wherever you are in the world. Visit the APAX website for all the information...

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Federal Government Announces Arts Sector Recovery Package

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The federal government have finally announced their package for arts sector recovery in the wake of COVID-19. This package will include: $75 million: Seed Investment to Reactivate Productions and Tours – competitive grant funding in 2020-21 to provide capital to help production and event businesses to put...

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Guidelines for COVID-Safe Theatres

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The national guidelines for COVID-Safe Theatres, prepared by PAC Australia, are now available. You can download the document in full here. We have accelerated the process of delivering these guidelines from the other frameworks and resources that LPA will be delivering, as we understand that many venues...

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