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Brief reports on extra funding for theatres, The Depot collective, Dramadillo. A report from Margaret Belich on the formation of the New Zealand Association of Professional Performing Arts (NZAPPA) and its objectives. Mentions the visit of Canadian playwright and author, Betty Jane Wylie. THe Australian National Playwrights Conference 1985 is commented on by attendees George Webby and Nonnita Rees.