Linda Dessau AM appointed Melbourne Festival President

March 26th, 2014

The Honourable Linda Dessau AM has been appointed President of the Melbourne Festival Board, replacing retiring President Carrillo Gantner AO.

The Australian Privacy Principles (APPs)

February 26th, 2014

The Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) replace the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) for organisations from 12 March 2014.

Ticket scalping inquiry: Senator Nick Xenophon backs calls for national crackdown

February 21st, 2014

As reported on ABC News Evelyn Richardson, Live Performance Australia CEO, said "We think legislation may well be an overreaction.

The 2014 International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) Congress in New York

February 18th, 2014

Suzanne Daley, LPA's Director Policy & Programs at the 2014 International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) Congress in New York

TOOLKIT 2020: Knowledge & skills to see you into the next decade

February 18th, 2014

LPA’s Policy Advisor Holly Crain is at the 2014 Ticketing Professionals conference, which this year will focus on

LPA at the CX Summer Roadshow

February 17th, 2014

Check out LPA Director Policy & Programs Suzanne Daley and EarthCheck’s Greta Korthaus at The CX Summer Roadshow in Melbourne this week and heading to Adelaide and Perth.

New festival director plans to take power to the people of Brisbane

February 17th, 2014

THE AUSTRALIAN reports that the Brisbane Festival has looked to its backyard in its search for a next artistic director, tapping theatre director a

Changes affecting wireless microphone users

January 30th, 2014

From 1 January 2015 changes will be introduced by the Federal government which will affect the use of wireless microphones.

2014 Australia Day Honours

January 28th, 2014

Live Performance Australia congratulates all of our colleagues working in Australia’s live performance industry who this year received Australia Day Honours. This dynamic list of Australian entertainment workers, producers, advocates and philanthropists is ever growing and reflects our strong live performance sector and the broader arts community.

Announcing the Inaugural Tasmanian Cabaret Festival

January 21st, 2014


The Tasmanian Cabaret Festival!