Hilary Crampton, one of Melbourne’s most prominent arts industry academics, and for some 12 years senior dance critic for the Age, died at 5.00 pm on Sunday, September 6, after a long encounter with a lethal brain tumour.

Brisbane-born, award-winning, Australian actor Ray Barrett died on 8th September aged 82. His career covered some 70 years and included film, theatre and television performances both in Australia and in the United Kingdom.

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Theatre Works to Close Until May

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2020 cancelled

Scheduled to be programmed this winter, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) in its current form will be cancelled in response to ongoing developments regarding the threat of COVID-19.

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