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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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1. Teslas slowly move through Elon Musk's new Boring Company tunnel under Las Vegas. Elon Musk’s tunnelling firm, The Boring Company, invited members of the media to check out the 3km-long loop that…

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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CHANGES TO MUSIC ROYALTY FEES & NEW LICENSING IDENTITY

If your club, pub, casino, bar, café, restaurant, function centre, fitness centre or any other business arm uses music – either live or recorded and whether for background or entertainment – then…

VEGAS NEWS: MGM GRAND OFFERS VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE THRU AUSSIE GAME MAKER

The MGM Grand in Las Vegas is bringing casino patrons a virtual reality experience that will put participants inside the type of apocalyptical and fantastical video games they can play on their home computer…

AHA NSW LAUNCHES ‘ROCKIN’ THE PUBURBS’ COMP

Pubs across NSW are on the lookout for the next big thing in live music as part of the first Rockin’ the Puburbs competition. The competition is an initiative of the Australian Hotels Association…

BINGO RAVE HEADS TO AUSTRALIA

Talk about reinventing the wheel! The UK's wildly popular and highly unexpected cult event, Bongo's Bingo is launching in Sydney and Melbourne. Bongo's Bingo is a games night like you've never seen before.…

NIGHTLIFE MUSIC’S DEAL WITH SPOTIFY COULD CHANGE MUSIC IN VENUES

Brisbane-based Nightlife Music has signed a deal with global streaming giant Spotify, which it says could revolutionise the way music is consumed in public spaces – including pubs and clubs. Nightlife…

ENTERTAINMENT: 50 YEARS OF CAESARS PALACE

Elaborate preparations are underway for the  celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Caesars Palace. It’s a marathon milestone golden birthday blast that will stretch from June through Aug. 5, which…