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Allerta Reader Offers

Win a new Mazda6


Win a new mazda6*

Opera Australia and its Principal Partner, Mazda Australia, are delighted to offer you the chance to win a new Mazda6.


*Terms and conditions apply. NSW Permit No. LTPS/16/07805. SA Permit No. T16/1756. ACT Permit No. TP 16/01930
Nude at the Art Gallery of NSW


Nude: art from the Tate collection

The Art Gallery of NSW presents over 100 representations of the nude by artists such as Picasso, Freud, Matisse and more in their latest exhibition, Nude

At the heart of the show is Auguste Rodin's tremendous sculpture The Kiss which has never before left Europe. 

Win one of 3 double passes to see the collection. Enter using the promo code NUDE. Competition closes 20 January 2017.


Natalie Portman as Jackie Onassis



After President Kennedy is assassinated, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children and define her husband's legacy. Natalie Portman delivers a career best in Jackie, a stunningly original, unflinching and intimate portrait of one of history's most iconic women.

Win one of 10 double passes to see Jackie. Enter using the promo code JACKIE. Competition closes 20 January 2017. 


Turandot on Sydney Harbour


Mozart 225: The New Complete Edition

To celebrate the recent release of Mozart 225, Universal Music Australia is offering one lucky Mozart enthusiast the chance to win a copy of the new Mozart 225: Complete Edition box set containing more than 240 hours of Mozart listening pleasure. Competition closes 22 January 2017.



Dev Patel in the new film Lion



Based on an incredible true story, 5 year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometres across India, away from home. 25 years later after being adopted by an Australian couple, he sets out to find his lost family using Google Earth. Starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman, Lion is in cinemas from 19 January.  

Win one of 5 double passes to see Lion. Enter using the promo code LION. Competition closes 20 January 2017.



Chinese New Year concert at the City Recital Hall


Treasures of a Nation: Chinese New Year Concert

The prestigious traditional Chinese Orchestra makes its return tour to Australia with the very special musical event, Treasures of a Nation: Chinese New Year ConcertSoaring melodies from both traditional Chinese style and contemporary music are guaranteed to ring in the year of the Rooster in breathtaking cultural style. 

Win a double pass to see Treasures of a Nation: Chinese New Year Concert on Monday 6 February, 7.30pm at the City Recital Hall. Enter using the promo code ROOSTER. Competition closes 20 January 2017.


Wind in the Willows at the Royal Botanical Gardens


Wind in the Willows 

Sydney's favourite family entertainment, Wind in the Willows, returns to the beautiful surrounds of Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney until 28 January. Kenneth Grahame's immortal story of life on the riverbank is a rollicking yet gentle adventure perfect for school holiday entertainment.  

Win a family pass (2 adults, 2 children) to see the performance on Wednesday 18 January, 6pm. Enter using the promo code WILLOWS. Competition closes 16 January 2017. 

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The new film - a streecat named bob


A Street Cat Named Bob

Based on the bestselling book, A Street Cat Named Bob is a moving and uplifting story. When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat in his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change. Soon the two were inseperable and their diverse, comic and occasionally dangerous adventures would slowly heal the scars of each other's troubled pasts. In cinemas from 9 February. 

Win one of 10 doubles passes to see A Street Cat Named Bob. Enter using the promo code CAT. Competition closes 20 January 2017. 


Jasper Jones


Jasper Jones

The 2016 smash hit returns to Belvoir for a quick season before it hits the road.

Kate Mulvany's adaptation of Craig Silvey's award-winning novel is daggy-funny and wise. Jasper Jones is a coming-of-age story for a generation, and a nation too.

Win a double pass to see Jasper Jones on Thursday 2 February, 8pm. Enter using the promo code JASPER. Competition closes 20 January 2017. 


Jose Carreras

Melbourne and Sydney

José Carreras 

Legendary tenor José Carreras is thrilled to be bringing his Final World Tour to Australia in February 2017 for three very special performances in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Mr Carreras will be joined by renowned Australian soprano Antoinette Halloran and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Gimenez.

Allerta! readers receive a 35% discount on remaining tickets.

Saturday 18 Feb: ICC Sydney Theatre at ICC Sydney Live

Saturday 25 Feb: Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne

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