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APAX 2023 Registrations are open

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The Australian Performing Arts Exchange (APAX) is the national arts market and professional development gathering for presenters, producers, artists and industry leaders to develop tours and cultivate the relationships that deliver presentation outcomes for audiences and communities across Australia. APAX 2023 early-bird registrations are now open...

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2023 Impact Award Nominations are open

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The PAC Australia Impact Awards celebrate excellence in performing arts leadership, new thinking and best practice, with a focus on lasting impact in communities. Nominations are now open for the 2023 Awards. PAC Australia Members are invited to nominate an individual, organisation, or project that deserves recognition...

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PAC Australia releases the new Australian National Touring Charter

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PAC Australia has announced the release of the Australian National Touring Charter, a new standards-driven document designed to support the touring and mobility of performing arts work. Developed in collaboration with artists, producers, presenters, and peak industry bodies, the Australian National Touring Charter provides a principles-driven...

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Applications are now open for the 2023 Presenter Training Program

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Applications are now open for PAC Australia’s 2023 Presenter Training Program - Australia's only specialised training program for performing arts presenters. The Presenter Training Program (PTP) unpacks the unique challenges faced by performing arts presenters in Australia, while providing participants with the skills needed to enhance...

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APAX travel bursaries announced

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PAC Australia is pleased to announce that there will be a limited number of travel bursaries available to attend the Australian Performing Arts Exchange (APAX) in Cairns/Gimuy for artists, producers, and presenters from New South Wales, the Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia. APAX is the national market...

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PAC Australia’s legal structure has now changed.

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The executive and board of PAC Australia are pleased to confirm that the process to transition to the organistion from an incorporated association to a company limited by guarantee is now complete. - The Australian Performing Arts Centres Association Incorporated has now officially been deregistered as...

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APAX Market applications are now open!

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Got a must-see piece of work for national audiences?   Artists, producers and organisations interested in reaching performing arts presenters across Australia are invited to apply now for the 2023 Australian Performing Arts Exchange (APAX) Market program in Cairns/Gimuy this August/September. There's plenty of presentation formats to choose from to...

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PAC Australia panel call out

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2023 is already off to a huge start for PAC Australia with the launch of PTP Aotearoa, site visits to Gimuy (Cairns) for this year’s Australian Performing Arts Exchange (APAX) (28 Aug – 1 Sep), two editions of our Third Thursday Exchange member meetings, the...

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Announcing PTP Aotearoa 

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After two successful years delivering Australia’s only specialised training program for performing arts presenters, PAC Australia has joined forces with Auckland Live to deliver the program in New Zealand in 2023. Presenter Training Programme Aotearoa (PTP Aotearoa) will offer a New Zealand-specific training focus, unpacking the unique...

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National Cultural Policy launched

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On Monday 30th January, the Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Minister for the Arts, the Hon Tony Burke launched REVIVE – our National Cultural Policy for the next five years. REVIVE – A Place for Every Story, A Story for Every Place outlines a fundamental shift...

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