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2016 Australian Dance Awards longlist

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Congratulations to everyone who has been nominated for a 2016 Dance Award!

Red Hot Rhythm performing Rhythm Junkies, 2014. Photo by Grant Stewart

Safe Dance IV—Investigating injuries in Australia's professional dancers

Participate in the Safe Dance research study

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The University of Sydney, in collaboration with Ausdance National, is conducting research into injuries in professional dancers.

Aon Ausdance insurance—now with more cover at a cheaper price.

Dance insurance: Cheaper price, extra cover!

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Aon's Public and Products Liability Policy—premiums starting as low as $335 per year

Contemporising the past: envisaging the future

Ausdance publishes prestigious international dance research

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In an interconnection between theory and practice, artist/scholars and artist/teachers share the latest advances, tools and discoveries in the dance profession.

Australian guidelines for teaching dance

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Minimum standards for dance teaching and ways teachers can maintain or upgrade their teaching skills. Effective teaching methods, Safe Dance ® practice & professional business practice for studio teachers.

Peggy van Praagh with student Kathy Hourigan at Bryan Lawrence School of Ballet Canberra, the 1970s. Photo: Don Gallagher

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Watch National Dance Forum panel discussions

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Fostering the artistic development of dance in Australia by providing a platform for discussion and engagement across the dance sector.

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