Sydney Festival acts boycott over Israel

By Farid Farid
Updated January 29 2022 - 10:36pm, first published 10:30pm
The Sydney Festival ends on Sunday with the 2022 event including a funding controversy.

When it comes to making a crowd crack up comedian Tom Ballard is a master joke-teller but his decision to withdraw from the Sydney Festival over its Israeli funding has been no laughing matter.

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