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Local Giants Regional Producers Platform EOIs now open

EOI’s are now open for the Local Giants inaugural Regional Producers Platform. The Platform will see a collection of regionally based producers participate in a skills development program lead by Performing Lines. Taking place over Zoom, participants will gather weekly for 13 sessions which will consist...

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17 January
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PAC Australia response to “Sculpting a National Cultural Plan”

The report from the federal Parliamentary Inquiry into Australia’s Creative and Cultural Industries has been released.   PAC Australia today welcomed the long awaited report from the Parliamentary Inquiry into Australia’s Creative and Cultural Industries. From a committee which included Liberal, National and Labor members, we should...

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28 October
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Joint Statements from NSW & VIC Theatres & Arts Venues

Venues in Sydney and Melbourne have issued joint statements regarding their policy on vaccination as a condition of entry to their spaces. Joint Statement by Theatres in Sydney Joint Statement by Victorian Theatres and Arts Venues    (**We note the majority of performing arts centres are owned and/or managed...

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27 October
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2020/21 Annual Report & AGM

Members have received official notice that PAC Australia's AGM will be held on:  Monday, 25th October 2021 4.00pm AEDT (NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS) 3.00pm AEST (QLD) 3.30pm ACDT (SA) 2.30pm ACST (NT) 1.00pm AWST (WA)   The meeting will take place online. Available materials for the meeting: Members link to join the meeting...

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18 October
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ISPA 2024 to be held in Perth

PAC Australia will host the ISPA Congress in 2024   The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) Congress will meet in Perth April, 2024 spotlighting Australian creative work and bringing more than 500 national and international arts leaders together. The congress will be organised and hosted...

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16 September
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APAX 2022 dates announced!

APAX 2022 dates have landed!   At the close of the recent APAX, Executive Director Katherine Connor announced that APAX 2022 would be delivered both online and in-person at NIDA in Sydney on 5-9 September 2022. "I'd like to say that we're so pleased to be entering into...

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16 September
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APAX 2021 moving to fully online program

We have been keeping a close eye on the unfolding COVID-19 situation, with case numbers on the increase, and lockdowns affecting our sector right across the country. PAC Australia has made the decision to move our APAX 2021 program fully online. Our planning for this year...

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21 July
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New Presenter Training Program Launched

The role of the Presenter has become one of the most important cogs in the performing arts continuum, bringing together touring artists, producers, audiences and communities. Arts presenters negotiate best outcomes for a diverse range of stakeholders, are accountable to their employer (usually local government)...

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31 May