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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
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CultureLab is here.

Envision a time when arts organisations, working collaboratively, and without dependence on government or foundation funding, are able to gain the research-based insights they need to be relevant and responsive to their audiences and communities.  What if I told you that time was now. This is...

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12 June
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Vote Now

Voting is now open for the 2019 Drover Awards - see more on the Drovers page. You have until midnight (AEST) Friday 28th June to get your vote in....

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12 June
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2019 Performing Arts Exchange program announced

We are thrilled to announce the 2019 national Performing Arts Exchange line up filled with the best performing arts projects on offer. Pitching is just one part of PAX. PAX is the nation's premiere networking and development event. It brings artists, arts managers, programmers, presenters, and marketers...

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05 June
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Drover Awards – Call for Eligible Productions

  Is your touring production eligible for the 2019 Drover Awards?   The Drover Awards are presented at the annual PAC Australia conference - this year's conference REAP and our national Performing Arts Exchange will held be in Caloundra 26-29 August and the Drover's will be awarded during the...

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13 May
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Shorten Labor Government to renew Creative Australia

Labor to Rebuild the Arts Performing Arts Connections Australia congratulates the Labor Party on its arts and cultural policy announcement today to renew the 2013 cultural policy Creative Australia if elected. PAC Australia's Chair Helen O'Neil was at this afternoon’s policy launch at Melbourne's Esplanade Hotel and had...

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11 May