Objective: ensure the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust’s newly redeveloped venues, including Her Majesty’s Theatre, enable it to take collaboration with our major performing arts companies to a new level.

Recommendation and response

Accepted - We will work with the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust and key stakeholders to implement this recommendation.


With Arts South Australia’s support, the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust and home companies are leading the delivery of this recommendation. Their ongoing discussions considering protocols and procedures to enhance sector understanding will support increased collaboration and utilisation of the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust’s venues and implementation of this recommendation.

This recommendation is now closed for Arts South Australia, noting the ongoing nature of the sector’s progress in regards to this activity.

Accepted - We will work with all stakeholders to implement this recommendation.


The establishment of regular meetings between the organisations help support the big picture, sector ecology and visionary conversation between members as well as progressed the operation aspects of collaboration, as outlined in recommendation 5.1.

In late 2019, The Adelaide Festival Centre Trust hosted a meeting with the Board Chairs of sector organisations, followed by a second meeting in late January 2020 hosted by Arts South Australia. The third meeting is planned, which signals the sector is now progressing and running these meetings.

This recommendation is now closed for Arts South Australia, noting the ongoing nature of the sector’s progress in regards to this activity.