• Questacon Science Circus Tour Japan 2018

    As part of Australia now 2018, Questacon takes its Science Circus outreach program to western Japan.

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  • Australian Chamber Orchestra: celebrating the internationally renowned, fresh and dynamic sound of the ACO in Japan

    The ACO, one of the world’s leading chamber orchestras, toured Japan as a musical highlight of the Australia now 2018 program.

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  • Bangarra Dance Theatre: deepening local engagement and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander through inspiring performance

    Bangarra, a highly successful Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company, joined the Australia now 2017 program in Germany.

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  • Gamescom: Australian game developers take on Europe’s largest games market

    Branching into the gaming world, the Australia now Germany 2017 program supported an Australian delegation to go to Gamescom in Cologne.

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