– Jenny Hill

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

prin­ci­pal Ann Mur­rell said she could no longer hold the acting academy’s end-of-year per­for­mance due to the price rise at River­way Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre.

‘‘ We were charged $ 600 when we used it in 2006/ 2007 and $ 2700 in 2008/ 2009,’’ Ms Mur­rell said.

She said there used to be four per­for­mance com­pa­nies for the 20-30 year age group but that now they could not af­ford to con­tinue to op­er­ate.

Cr Hill said the Les Tyrel­lled coun­cil pur­posely kept prices rel­a­tively stag­nant for the com­ing bud­get to keep res­i­dents on side dur­ing the

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