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NIDA technical student receives the 2021 ABF Student Endowment Award


Sunday 28th February would have been Jan Sundell’s 85th birthday. It was instead the day when her family, friends and the theatre community gathered to give her a splendid farewell.


Streaming on demand. A celebration of music theatre produced in Australia over the last ten years from the Helpmann Awards. AVAILABLE FROM SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE AND ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE TO RAISE FUNDS TO ASSIST PERFORMING ARTISTS AROUND AUSTSTRLIA.


Much-loved singer, actor and producer Michael Falzon has passed away. All those who worked with him or knew him will...

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We acknowledge and pay respect to the traditional owners and custodians of all the lands on which we work, live and create and pay our respects to the Elders, both past and present and emerging.

ABF NSW is a part of the the Alliance of Australasian Performing Arts Benevolent Funds