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Nominations Open: Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

September 30th, 2015

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards. Nominations will be accepted until midnight AEDT 1 November 2015. Recipients will be announced in the new year. The Awards were created to commemorate Sidney Myer’s life and his love for the arts. The annual awards recognise outstanding achievements in dance, drama, comedy, music, opera, circus […]

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2015 Sidney Myer Creative Fellows Announced

August 31st, 2015

The Sidney Myer Creative Fellows recognise talent and exceptional courage in mid-career artists.  This year they have been awarded to ten talented artists from across Australia in dance, performance, visual arts, writing, theatre and music.  Each Fellow is awarded an unrestricted grant of $160,000 over a two year period. The 2015 Sidney Myer Creative Fellowships […]

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Vale Mrs Neilma Gantner

June 17th, 2015

Early on Monday morning, 15 June 2015, Mrs Neilma Gantner, 92 years young, passed away peacefully. She was surrounded by her family and friends in a place she loved, her home in Bermagui, New South Wales. Mrs Gantner, daughter of Sidney and Merlyn Myer and sister of Kenneth Myer, Sidney ‘Bails’ Myer and Lady Southey, […]

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