Eurovision censored in China due to pro-LGBT messages, tattooed performers

Eurovision censored in China due to pro-LGBT messages, tattooed performers

Updated May 11, 2018 12:49:43 Photo: China has strict rules against television programs with pro-LGBT content. (Weibo: Voice of Homosexuality) A major Chinese television network has been banned from broadcasting the second semi-final and grand final of the Eurovision song contest, after it was accused of censoring parts of the …

Performers with disability reflect on the state of access in Australia’s arts

Performers with disability reflect on the state of access in Australia’s arts

Updated April 30, 2018 15:27:58 Photo: Black Swan Theatre and DADAA’s Perth Festival production You Know Belong Together is a best practice example of making arts fully accessible. (Toni Wilkinson) Related Story: Aussie theatre company taking disability-first children’s theatre to New York “It’s an exciting time for disabled and d/Deaf …

Canberra builders to undergo tests, poor performers to be targeted

Canberra builders to undergo tests, poor performers to be targeted

Posted April 15, 2018 17:02:04 Problem builders will be forced to undergo skill and technical knowledge tests under a stricter ACT licensing regime being introduced next year. Up to 180 builders across all licence types — from houses to high-rise construction — will be tested each year when applying for …

Performers on mission to raise awareness about Black War with A Tasmanian Requiem

Performers on mission to raise awareness about Black War with A Tasmanian Requiem

Updated April 11, 2018 16:48:49 Photo: Robert Dowling’s painting, Group of Natives of Tasmania, 1859. (Supplied) A group of Aboriginal and non-Indigenous Tasmanians are using a requiem concert to raise awareness about the 1800 frontier conflict, the Black War. It is estimated 200 colonists and 900 Aboriginal people died in …