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State by State response to ban on public gatherings

Published 9.00am AEST Tuesday, 17th March 2020 Information available so far from states in response to the bans on mass gatherings: NSW      The New South Wales Public Health (COVID-19 Public Events) Order 2020 directs that a person must not hold a public event at which there...

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16 March
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Important Information Required

VENUES, WE NEED SOME INFORMATION. PAC Australia are urgently requesting venues across the country provide initial data to inform the sector-wide call to government for emergency funding. We promise it's a very short survey, asking for estimated data only. The responses to this survey will also allow the industry to track...

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15 March
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – State Legislation

Please note, states will be enacting legislation to enforce what has been, up to this point, an advisement against mass gatherings of 500+ people. In this scenario, penalties may apply for events with over 500 people in attendance. States may also enact their own limits...

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15 March
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Mass Gatherings

UPDATE: Please note, states will be enacting legislation to enforce what has been, up to this point, an advisement against mass gatherings of 500+ people. In this scenario, penalties may apply for events with over 500 people in attendance. States may also enact their own...

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13 March
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) industry resources

To support Australian performing arts organisations in handling the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, PAC Australia has collated some useful resources and guides for your reference. This information contains advice and practical steps you can take to manage current and potential consequences of the outbreak for your organisation,...

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11 March
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Announcement: Our new Executive Director

Ms Helen O’Neil, President, Performing Arts Connections (PAC) Australia, today announced that Katherine Connor has been appointed as the organisation’s new Executive Director.   Announcing Ms Connor’s appointment, Ms O’Neil said, “Katherine is a strong, creative leader with a clear vision for the future of the performing arts...

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03 March
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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