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Monday, April 12 2021

2020 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards – winners announced

The winners are Metro Arts (Qld), Kylie Bracknell (WA), Sally Chance (SA), Second Echo Ensemble (Tas), Andrew Ford (NSW), Robin Fox (IVic), Sean Pardy (NT) and The Street Theatre (ACT).
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Monday, February 08 2021

Asialink Medal awarded to Carillio Gantner AC and Ziyin Wang Gantner

Carrillo and Ziyin Gantner were awarded the Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop Asialink Medal in recognition of their contribution to advancing Australia’s engagement with Asia through arts and culture.
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Thursday, February 11 2021

ACMI reopens with a new work by Gunditjmara artist Vicki Couzens

Support from Sidney Myer Fund has enabled ACMI to commission a new work by Gunditjmara artist Vicki Couzens as part a major renewal project. Visitors to ACMI’s new permanent exhibition, The Story of the Moving Image, which opened in February...
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Thursday, February 04 2021

A National Program Unlocking Leadership Potential in Australia’s For-Purpose Sector

The Sidney Myer Fund and The Myer Foundation, with the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation and the Paul Ramsay Foundation, are collaborating to support the groundbreaking Social Impact Leadership Australia.
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Monday, December 14 2020

A National Independent Water and Catchment Policy Centre

A coalition of 16 philanthropic funders has now committed to investing in the future by establishing a national and fully independent policy centre focused on helping improve the way decisions are made about water and catchments across Australia.
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Wednesday, December 16 2020

The Home Stretch achieves an Australian first in Victoria

Victorian Government has announced the introduction of extended care to 21 years for all young people in care
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Wednesday, December 02 2020

The Myer Foundation partners with Mercer to rapidly transition to 100 percent sustainable investments

The Myer Foundation is demonstrating how Australian philanthropic investors can act now to rapidly transition their portfolios to sustainable investments that achieve genuine social and environmental good and superior financial performance.
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Wednesday, May 06 2020

National Assistance Program for the Arts

A group of arts and culture philanthropists have come together to provide a $1.5 million support program for the COVID-19 affected arts sector.
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