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18,000+ SUBSCRIBERS. Wednesday 13 November 2019

The Hills Were Alive

...with the sound of train-wreck

By Julius Grafton

Seldom in Australian corporate history has value been wrecked with as much vigour as at Hills Limited, where the limping audio-visual division was sold to Amber in November.

The story starts with Hills Limited buying Audio Telex Communications in 2005 for around $35 million. ATC was Australia’s largest distributor of professional audio, managed spectacularly well by Roy Morgan, and led by long time audio guy Rod Craig. READ>

LPA - VIC overtakes NSW in Live Music Ticket Sales

In news that will surprise no-one, Live Performance Australia have reported that "For the first time, NSW has lost its mantle as Australia’s live music market leader with Victoria recording record contemporary music ticket revenue and attendance numbers in 2018. NSW now lags behind Victoria and Queensland and bucks a global trend of strong growth in live music performance." READ MORE>

Tonight: ACETA ‘Archive of Excellence’ interview with inductee Murray Tregonning

Tonight, 6:45 PM upstairs at The Rose Hotel, 52-54 Cleveland Street (crn Shepherd Street), Chippendale, NSW, Murray Tregonning will be interviewed and filmed for his entry into ACETA's 'Archive of Excellence'. At 8PM, attendees move downstairs for drinks and dining. All industry participants are encouraged to join the party, giving members and non-members an opportunity to experience ACETA in action and answer questions. MORE INFO>

Undercutting. You aren’t really helping yourself!

by Alex Hughes

"They have stated they are more than happy to provide a design, program and operate the show for $150 per day without any of these extra charges for travel or pre production.

When I read that I simply couldn’t believe my eyes. Someone clearly doesn’t value their work enough if they can afford to tour and design for that rate. READ>

Spare Parts Manager - Sydney

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