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.

International Arts Associations Congress

Connection. It’s a central concept to PAC Australia.

Leaders of global performing arts sector umbrella organisations came together in Perth for the first International Arts Associations Congress (IAAC) between 13-18 February, 2018.

An initiative of PAC Australia and the Nordic Baltic Festival Platform, the congress took place during Perth Festival and Fringe World and was all about connecting international markets and performing arts associations.

PAC Australia hosted leaders of global performing arts sector umbrella organisations from China, Europe, Canada, America, Korea, New Zealand and Mexico with representatives from:

  • NordicBaltic Festival Platform (NBFP)
  • International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA)
  • Mexican Presenters Association
  • Canada Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA)
  • China Association of Performing Arts (CAPA)
  • Performing Arts Network New Zealand (PANNZ)
  • International Music Managers forum (IMMF)
  • International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA)
  • Korean Cultural and Arts Centres Association (KOCACA)
  • Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion
  • International Artist Managers’ Association (IAMA)
  • Association of Asia Pacific Performing Arts Centres (AAPAC)


The inaugural IAAC delegates discussed and shared best practice models in the management of associations and arts markets; improved communications and international connections between associations and building the global capacity of these organisations and our members through shared resources.


With sincerest thanks to our partners: