Australian Human Rights Commission launches world first inquiry into Workplace Sexual Harassment

August 31, 2018By adminNational News, Professional Development, Research & Advocacy, Support, Wellbeing No Comments

Have your say! The First National Inquiry into Workplace Sexual Harassment has just been launched by the Australian Human Rights Commission. This world first brings our own industry experience into the broader national perspective and TNN is sharing this to encourage our sector to be involved. The focus of the inquiry is on the nature … Read More

AAWE survey into industry wellness – please participate

April 6, 2018By adminNational News, Opportunity, Research & Advocacy, Support, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts, Wellbeing No Comments

Our industry would really benefit from your engagement! As a member of the Australian Alliance for Wellness in Entertainment (AAWE) TNN encourages those in our industry to participate in the part  The Entertainment Industry Research Survey launched on Tuesday 13th of March. SURVEY LINK The survey is building on the series of forums, including ‘How … Read More

NOW Australia – #thetimeisnow

March 26, 2018By adminAdvocacy, Gender, Inspiration, International, National News, Research & Advocacy, Theatre Sector News, Wellbeing No Comments

TNN is proud to promote NOW Australia and encourages everyone in our sector to support this industry-led initiative. A critical part of TNN’s role is to empower and enable our sector – the NSW theatre sector and all who work across it – to feel safe and confident wherever they work. IT STARTED WITH A … Read More

Mental Health First Aid – for arts workers at Bankstown Arts Centre this March!

March 2, 2018By adminIndustry Training, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Professional Development, Wellbeing No Comments

Join your peers at Urban Theatre Projects…. A LIMITED NUMBER OF SUBSIDISED PLACES ARE AVAILABLE AT $35 FOR INDEPENDENT SELF-FUNDED ARTISTS. EMAIL the organiser shoalhavenhealthandarts@gmail.com TO PRESENT YOUR CASE This course is the 2 day Standard Adult Mental Health First Aid Training Fourth Edition. On successful completion of the post course online assessment you can … Read More

#Metoo, but what next?

February 21, 2018By adminNSW Arts News, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, Wellbeing No Comments

Disarming Sexism in the Arts: #Metoo, but what next?Date: Monday 26 February 2018Time: 6 – 8pmWhere: Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House Admission: Free (SAMAG members) More information: www.samag.org   In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein charges, sexism across the arts and entertainment industry quickly rose to become one of the hottest topics of 2017. The #metoo campaign brought much needed focus to … Read More

Walk Now shares its story

December 11, 2017By adminDiversity, Independent Theatre, Inspiration, Networked, Showcase, Spaces and Resources, Valuing the Arts, Wellbeing No Comments

Sam Cosentino, Producer/Director/Writer, wrote a short article for Theatre Network NSW on developing his company ‘Walk Now Productions’ and its upcoming show ‘My Carer’. By sharing some of Walk Now’s story TNN hopes it will provide ideas and inspiration for others working hard in the independent theatre sector of Australia. ‘My Carer’ is a deeply … Read More

Arts and Health

December 11, 2017By adminIndustry Training, Opportunity, Professional Development, Valuing the Arts, Wellbeing No Comments

Faculty of Health, University of Tasmania, Australia has a free short course that they have developed.“The Art of Wellness” short course is online and completely free: We have over 3500 students enrolled from all over the world including many art therapists, nurses, carers, artists and psychologists and are receiving some wonderful feedback! In “The Art … Read More

#wecandobetter

November 17, 2017By adminInspiration, NSW Arts News, Support, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events, Valuing the Arts, Wellbeing No Comments

‘How Can The Show Go On’ Performing Arts & Screen Wellbeing Summit was held on Monday 13th November at The Studio, Sydney Opera House A PDF copy of the program from the summit can be viewed or downloaded here Organised by the NSW Performing Arts and Screen Wellbeing Working Group and produced by Theatre Network NSW, … Read More

Liveable Communities Grants Closes 20 November

November 3, 2017By adminFunding, National News, Wellbeing No Comments

This year’s funding round focuses on projects that increase older people’s participation in artistic, cultural, sport or exercise activities in their communities, in line with two NSW Government priority areas for older people: Health and Wellbeing; Inclusive Communities. Criteria include projects that are about innovation, such as research, prototyping or building evidence for a new … Read More