Curtains Close on Catalyst but Budget Fails to Deliver Encore Performance

May 9th, 2017

The Turnbull Government has repaired some of the damage done to Australia’s performing arts sector in the 2017/18 Budget, but it still lacks a long

‘Stop the Bots’ - Australia missing in action on fight against ticket bots.

May 4th, 2017

Australia has failed to keep up with international efforts to combat ‘ticket bots’ which make it harder for genuine fans to buy tickets to popular

Live performance industry posts $1.41 billion revenue and 18.38 million in attendance

December 1st, 2016

Australia’s live performance industry is continuing to make a strong contribution to the Australian economy although revenue and attendances fell d

New Visa Charges to ‘Stop the Tours’

October 7th, 2016

Huge increases in visa processing fees for international touring groups will hit Australian fans of live performance including some of our most ico

PM Wrong on Arts Funding: LPA’s Letter to the Prime Minister 21 June 2016

June 23rd, 2016

On Tuesday 21 June LPA's Chief Executive sent the following letter to the Prime Minister in response to his comments on ABC's Q&A program:

Live Performance Australia releases Report Card: Coalition yet to deliver its plan for live performance industry

June 16th, 2016

Live Performance Australia has released its assessment of the major parties’ policy positions for the live performance industry in the lead-up to t

Live Performance Australia sets out election policy priorities

June 2nd, 2016

Live Performance Australia (LPA) has called on Australia’s political parties to commit their support for a strong and growing live performance indu

Live Performance Australia exposes full impact of Black Friday cull for performing arts

May 20th, 2016

There is no rhyme or reason to the funding cuts inflicted on Australia’s live performance industry following detailed analysis of both the Catalyst

The Great Performing Arts Cull - $1.8 million impact in South Australia

May 19th, 2016

The Coalition Government’s funding cuts to the Australia Council will have a devastating impact on the live performance industry in South Australia