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GRANTS AVAILABLE TO REIGNITE LIVE MUSIC AND ARTS IN REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

The Morrison Government is reactivating live music across Australia with $2.5 million in grants to be shared by more than 100 venues across the country, in round two of the $20 million Live Music Australia…

SECRET TO GET FAMILIES INTO YOUR PUB?

Competition for new business is increasing as pubs and clubs try to find unique ways to attract patrons from the new crowds and returning customers. So how has Crossways Hotel promoted their venue beyond…

2021 GALLIPOLI ART PRIZE

The winner of the 2021 16th annual Gallipoli Art Prize, Geoff Harvey with his work Forgotten Heroes was selected from 33 finalists and was announced on Wednesday 14 April, in the lead up to Anzac Day.…

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COVID PASSPORTS DEBATED IN UK & AUS – BUT DAVE CHAPELLE DEMANDS TESTS FOR AUDIENCES

The UK is currently debating, with some resistance, the rollout of a COVID passport before customers can access venues. There are arguments for both sides, with pubs, sports venues and restaurants trying…

HOW CCM TRAVEL BEAT 2020

“Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong” – Muhammed Ali The restrictions placed on the hospitality industry in 2020 were tough, but how…

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LIVE MUSIC BAN LIFTED FOR PUBS AND CLUBS

Outdated live entertainment conditions have been removed to allow some venues to play live music for the first time in years, while other venues can now offer a broader range of music. Across regional…

AV EVOLVES THE HOSPITALITY SPACE

The customer experience is undergoing profound change, and brands are confronted with the digitalisation of the customer journey and the importance of meeting the needs of hyper-informed consumers…

VIRAL VIDEO CONTENT ONSCREEN – NIGHTLIFE MUSIC PARTNERS WITH JUKIN MEDIA

It might seem like a somewhat minor media partnership story on the face of it, but it speaks to the rapidly changing nature of content – especially in Australia. Australian on-screen entertainment…

ONEMUSIC AUSTRALIA AND CHANGES TO MUSIC LICENSING FOR BUSINESS

Here comes OneMusic Australia: This update to music licensing is about to hit every business, big and small. It’s a significant change to the landscape and comes into effect on July 1, 2019 so if you…

SYDNEY’S CBD – ALLOWED TO TRADE 24 HOURS A DAY

The council voted unanimously in the biggest changes to planning controls in a decade. Buying a book or drinking wine after midnight might soon become a reality after City of Sydney last night passed…

NEW MUSIC LICENSING FEES – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Australia’s two big music licensors – APRA AMCOS & PPCA - have released a new set of fee structures ahead of the planned launch of a combined platform in 2019, called OneMusic Australia. It is…