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Limelight magazine

Read Australia’s best coverage of music, arts and culture in Limelight.

The words of our expert writers can be enjoyed in our 11 annual magazines and weekly online stories.

With a print subscription you will never miss an issue, save up to 36% on the cover price, and get free access to a growing digital archive of lively and intelligent Australian arts journalism. Support us with a digital subscription and access all of our content online and save 50% for a limited time.

Special Offers

Refer a Friend

There has never been a better time to enjoy the best coverage of music, arts and culture. Purchase an annual Limelight print subscription before 30 June and we will give you a free six-month digital subscription to share with a friend who hasn’t subscribed to Limelight before.

Prize draw entry is automatic with any individual or gift subscription or renewal between 26 April – 30 June.

Limelight Referral Program

May – June 2022

Subscribe to Limelight by 30 June for the chance to experience a night of greatness as Maestro Zubin Mehta conducts Strauss with the Australian World Orchestra. The prize includes one night’s accommodation and breakfast for two at either Sofitel Sydney Wentworth or Sofitel Melbourne on Collins.

The winner will witness one of the world’s finest interpreters of Richard Strauss’s music conduct three of the composer’s most popular tone poems – the flamboyant Don Juan, the jocular Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche and the famous self-portrait Ein Heldenleben.

Prize draw entry is automatic with any individual or gift subscription or renewal between 26 April – 30 June.

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  • Digital access to the latest magazine and available back issues
  • Access to all paywalled content on the Limelight website
  • The ability to engage with our community through our website’s comments feature
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Dual Subscription

Take out a dual subscription to Australia’s two leading arts magazines, Limelight and Australian Book Review, and save up to 41% on the titles’ combined cover price.

Education Subscription

Eligible teachers and students can purchase an annual digital subscription at the discounted rate of just $30 per year. 


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