Circus Oz, Victoria’s internationally acclaimed contemporary circus, is thrilled with the Victorian Government’s budget announcement yesterday, that 3 million dollars has been allocated towards Stage One of the development of their new home in Collingwood.

The Barry Award, named after Barry Humphries, the first patron of the Festival, recognizes the Comedy Festival’s Most Outstanding Festival Show, specifically aiming to seek out those performers who are enhancing the art form of comedy and acknowledging their vision.

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