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PAC Australia – Position Vacant

PAC Australia is on the hunt for a new E.D. This person will head up a fast-paced, ambitious and small, committed team that achieves outstanding outcomes - an individual who can apply themselves practically and strategically. The role requires a champion for cultural advocacy. Someone with...

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13 February
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PAC Australia to Farewell ED

Ms Helen O’Neil, President, Performing Arts Connections Australia, today announced that Executive Director Mr Rick Heath, will leave in February 2020 to take up the role of Executive Director at Black Swan State Theatre Company. Ms O’Neil said, “The Board thanks Rick for his service to PAC Australia...

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13 February
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PAC AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES NEW-LOOK 2020 NATIONAL PLATFORM

Over the past five years PAC Australia’s Performing Arts Exchange, or PAX, has been held in conjunction with our much-loved national performing arts conference (held annually since 1987). Over that time, we’ve seen unprecedented growth in the need for a relationship based, face-to-face gathering that connects...

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20 December
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Key Dates 2020 is here!

We know it's hard to keep track of the various amazing arts markets, festivals, seminars, symposiums and conferences on offer in Australia and overseas each year, and that's why we like to help out by creating our Key Dates document. Our 2020 edition is now available,...

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13 December
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MCM Communique

The outcomes from the Meeting of Cultural Ministers on Friday 11 October have been released. The Major Performing Arts framework will be replaced with a new National Performing Arts Partnership framework. We welcome the increased contestability of MPA funds and congratulate CIRCA as a new MPA company. We...

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11 October
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2019 Drover Award Winners

  WINNERS OF THE 2019 DROVER AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE FIELD OF PERFORMING ARTS TOURING Winners of the 2019 Drover Awards were announced on Thursday 29 August at the Sunshine Coast’s Aussieworld at the closing celebration of the 33rd annual PAC Australia conference, REAP: More. Deeper....

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30 August
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2019 Drover Award Finalists

PAC Australia's Drover Awards recognise excellence in the field of performing arts touring. We acknowledge the companies that are committed to delivering performances to the millions of audiences in communities across Australia. The Drover Awards recognise not only the operational commitment required, but the artistic determination...

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31 July
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Welcome to our new members

Our PAC Australia family is growing fast. Thank you to the 25 new members who have joined PAC Australia and WELCOME! We are so pleased to have you in our ever-expanding national network. Be sure to say hi to our new members at this year's...

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23 July
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New program for PAX – FIRST BASE

Never been to a market before, let alone pitched at one? How do you start building relationships and promote your work? We’ll get you to first base. Matching you with a seasoned presenter, during First Base you’ll throw your first pitch to a receptive presenter who...

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02 July