Media Coverage

Media Coverage

22 January 2021

ArtsHub, Richard Watts The latest reduction to the JobKeeper payment is already causing stress, with the scheme due to end completely on 28 March unless the Federal Government acts to extend the subsidy.  JobKeeper, the Federal Government subsidy paid to …

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8 October 2020

Theatre Network Australia is today announcing the second cohort of the Victorian Independent Producers Initiative (VIPI)’s Producers Mentorship Program: Kuichiang “Kush” Tut Kuiy, Eliki (Alec) Reade, Takashi Takiguchi, Eva Sifis, Steve Mayhew, Tegan Nash, Lana Nguyen and Ade Djajamihardja. These …

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2 October 2020

The Hon Danny Pearson MP steps into Martin Foley’s shoes following a Cabinet reshuffle. So who is the new Minister and what does he know about the arts?  Arts Hub, Richard Watts Danny Pearson, the Labor Member for Essendon, has …

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28 July 2020

The Australian Major Performing Arts Group will wind up in September, making way for new methods of arts advocacy for the not-for-profit performing arts sector.  ArtsHub, Richard Watts The Australian Major Performing Arts Group (AMPAG), which represents 29 companies including …

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27 July 2020

Sydney Morning Herald, Linda Morris  The peak body representing the interests of Australia’s major performing arts companies has folded.  The Australian Major Performing Arts Group, based in Sydney, had been considering a change in direction until “COVID hit and everything …

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13 July 2020

The inquiry into the government’s response to COVID-19 heard from several arts industry representatives on 30th June. You can read the original transcript, or download the TNA-highlighted transcript here.  As the inquiry goes until 2022, we must keep the pressure …

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