Why nobody knew: Budget 2015 revelation Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles 2017 Sidney Myer Creative Fellows announced A playwright, an improvisational pianist, an Artistic Director and two visual artists are among the recipients, each of whom receives $160,000 over two years. Funding cut threatens theatre company’s future Succession planning in light of the Artistic Director's impending retirement, and the company's 2018 season, are now imperilled. Cultural diplomacy starts with an opportunity Eleven arts and cultural organisations have shared in the 2017 Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants, announced by the Minister for Foreign Affairs today. Applause: recent winners This week sees female artists emerge, visual arts celebrated, a Lifetime Achievement Award winner honoured and video work lauded. (Premium content) Premium content Ben Eltham Thursday 28 May, 2015 The Minister for the Arts has admitted to Senate Estimates that he did not consult anyone in the arts sector before setting up the National Programme for Excellence in the Arts. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Ben Eltham is ArtsHub's industry columnist.