What you need to know ahead of the National Arts Debate 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 Applause: recent winners All-female band honoured; ballet dancers nominated; director's award recipients revealed, and many more. Queensland arts sector enters election mode (Premium locked content) With an election looming, the state’s arts advocates are campaigning for increased investment in the cultural sector and greater emphasis on First Nations, regional and youth arts. The creative grants that respond to an artist’s needs Brisbane City Council has done more than just listen to artists’ feedback; they have dramatically improved their funding model – creating advantageous opportunities for all. Applause: recent winners (Premium locked content) Video installation artists receives scholarship; Gallery and Museum Achievement Award winners announced; Commission recipient revealed, and more. (Premium content) Premium content David Pledger Tuesday 7 June, 2016 The National Arts Debate will enable voters to assess Liberal, Labor and Greens arts policies. Here’s our guide to understanding what's at stake. 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 David Pledger is a contemporary artist working within and between the performing, visual and media arts in Australia, Asia and Europe. He is a member of the Research Unit in Public Cultures at Melbourne University and currently undertaking doctoral studies in the School of Architecture and Design, RMIT University, Melbourne.