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 How the war was won by the arts lobby There are important lessons to be learned from the 22-month campaign that culminated this week in the end of Catalyst and the return of funds to the Australia Council. Catalyst aftermath: the devil is in the detail The sector is right to celebrate the demise of Catalyst and the return of money to the Australia Council. But how much money in real terms, and where will it be spent? Opportunity for emerging and early career practitioners Here’s a great opportunity for professional development. But why aren't designers, artisans, filmmakers and writers applying? Trump plans to cancel US arts endowment President Trump's FY 2018 budget blueprint proposes the elimination of the US National Endowment for the Arts, which funds community arts activity across America. (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 Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the arts industry Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in Australia by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions Save hundreds of Dollars every year on cinema tickets, magazines, books, travel, shopping and more with the Member Rewards scheme ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the Australian arts community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Ben Eltham is ArtsHub's industry columnist.