Liquor Licensing Kills Another North Queensland Entertainment Staple

Full Moon Down Under has been a monthly event on the North Queensland party calendar for around a decade. The events, held on Magnetic Island, have hosted some of Australia’s and the world’s best DJs… until now. The State Government’s new liquor licensing conditions have led organisers to scrap the regular events, according to the Townsville Bulletin. Changes made to legislation just last week reduced … Continue reading Liquor Licensing Kills Another North Queensland Entertainment Staple

Aussie Government Even Further Out of Touch Than We Thought

Earlier this year the Abbott government released their latest budget, which diverted $104 million from the Australia Council (who oversee arts grants and initiatives) to the Arts Ministry (to establish a new ‘National Programme for Excellence in the Arts’) and caused a wave of outrage across the arts sector. However, it wasn’t as disastrously out of touch as their latest move – the launch of … Continue reading Aussie Government Even Further Out of Touch Than We Thought