All the virtual concerts, plays, museums and other culture you can enjoy from home – CNN

The fact is, most of us are going to be spending a lot of time at home. And while nothing can replicate the swell of a live orchestra or the quiet murmur of an art gallery on a Saturday morning, there are countless cultural experiences at your fingertips to make your time indoors more artful and imaginative. CNN Style looks at some of the most fascinating, immersive concerts, museum tours and other virtual experiences…

CaLD artists to be hit hard by coronavirus closures – ArtsHub

A survey, Lost Work for Artists and Creatives of Colour, has revealed the full impact of the COVID-19 crisis for culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) creatives in the Australian sector.

Launched by Diversity Arts Australia (DARTS) on Wednesday 18 March, the survey has received 163 responses as of COB on 23 March. The data shows that 91% of respondents are expecting to lose income over social distancing measures. 

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DARTS Executive Director Lena Nahlous said: …

COVID-19 communication campaign boosted for multicultural communities – SBS News

The Federal Government has rolled out a series of in-language COVID-19 guidelines for multicultural communities, but there are calls for more to be done to reach more Australians who do not speak English.  

The Department of Health has already released advice in Chinese, Farsi, Korean and Italian on its website around best practice hygiene, social distancing and self-isolation to contain the outbreak’s spread.

It is also working on translations into more languages …

Take in the multicultural atmosphere and diverse music of Adelaide – ABC News

Adelaide is renowned for being so accessible that one can reach any point in the city, including the airport, city centre and beaches, within just 20 minutes.

Whether or not the fact remains true in peak hour, Adelaide is a rather boutique Australian state capital compared to its east-coast counterparts. The city’s proliferation of churches, starting with the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in 1838, has earned it the nickname City of Churches, though some of …

Coffs Harbour crowned the 2020 Australian Town of the Year – Bellingen Courier Sun

Coffs Harbour has been named the best Australian town to visit in 2020 by online travel site Wotif. It’s one of three NSW towns to make the top 10 list, which is based on a data index that recognises Australian destinations offering good affordability, well-rated accommodation and increasing traveller interest over the last twelve months on Wotif.com. The announcement comes at a particularly significant time for Australian tourism, with new research revealing that one in…