Government faces Senate Inquiry into arts funding 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 Sector shock as regional arts body closes Regional and remote artists and companies will suffer with the closure of an organisation which has supported them for over 70 years. Writers miss out on e-book payments When libraries lend books to the public, authors and publishers receive remuneration from the Government under the Lending Rights schemes, but this is not the case when libraries lend e-books. Is this fair? Understanding the copyright battleground (Premium locked content) The creative sector's battle over copyright is likely to come to a head in 2017. We decode the jargon and explain why it matters. Teaching doctors empathy through art Health care students are developing their empathy, moral insight and cultural awareness through a program that helps them look at art. (Premium content) Premium content Deborah Stone Tuesday 16 June, 2015 Labor, Greens and Independents have combined forces to pass a move for a Senate Inquiry into the National Programme for Excellence into 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 Deborah Stone is Editor of ArtsHub.